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Zadar Sunset Boat Tour

1. Zadar Sunset Boat Tour

Starting from the City Bridge, we will take a sunset panorama of the City Center. In one hour we will pass by the most significant architectural buildings and sights of the Old Town. The most important is Zadar ramparts that are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List from 2017. Next on our way is the oldest university in Croatia from the 14th century. By the university there is a classic and now closed Hotel Zagreb (where, in May 1964, Alfred Hitchcock said "The sunset of Zadar was the world’s most beautiful"). Riding along the coast, we will reach the Sea Organs (architectural sound art object which plays music by way of sea waves and tubes located underneath a set of large marble steps). The sunset on the sea (from the boat) with the sound of the Sea Organs is unique experience that will make your trip unforgettable.

Zadar: Sakarun Bay, Golubinka Cave & Veli Žal Speedboat Tour

2. Zadar: Sakarun Bay, Golubinka Cave & Veli Žal Speedboat Tour

Hop on a private boat in Zadar and head to Sakarun bay, Veli Žal beach and Golubinka cave on the outer part of the island. Visit the most magical places to make your holiday getaway memorable. While cruising towards the uninhabited side of Dugi Otok, whose name (Long Island) uncovers its 45-kilometer length, cruise past the islands of Sestrunj, Rava, Iž, Zverinac, Molat. Stop near the sunken ship near Lagnići islands to snorkel and explore the shipwreck from the 80s. Proceed past the Veli Rat lighthouse towards Veli Žal beach which is home to the most turquoise waters of the Adriatic. The beach Veli Žal (Big Beach) is situated on the uninhabited side of Dugi Otok in the open waters. Explore this best-kept secret of the archipelago. Next, head to the remote Golubinka cave to immerse in the pristine wilderness and beauty of nature. The cave itself lets some light in, which then explodes in many beautiful colors making the water inside look and feel magical. Snorkel and swim in these waters to enjoy the cave. Then, start going back towards the famous Sakarun bay. Meet pristine white sand, turquoise waters, a beach bar, and a restaurant in the pine forest. Lie on the beach, dip your feet in the crystal clear water, and relax to the sounds of waves.

Zadar: Private Speedboat Tour - Ugljan, Osljak & Galevac

3. Zadar: Private Speedboat Tour - Ugljan, Osljak & Galevac

Explore the islands of the coast of Zadar on this half-day experience. Travel between them in style by speedboat, as you experience Ugljan, Osljak, and Galevac. Meet at Jazine harbor in Zadar and board your speedboat. Look out for the city's famous Sea Organ as you speed away from the port. Travel across the crystal blue waters as you begin your island-hopping adventure. Alight from the boat for your first stop at Galevac Island. Once there, pause to visit the Franciscan Monastery of St. Paul The Hermit. Then head back across the water to Preko on Ugljan for a snack or ice cream (own expense). Ugljan is a delightful large island featuring medieval architecture and charming shops and cafes. Next, clamber back on the speedboat as you head for Osljak Island. Here, the azure waters are perfect for a refreshing swim. This is the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, so small you can circle it by foot in only 10 minutes. Enjoy another thrilling ride to the sandy beach at Kostanj. Take a final moment to pause once again away from the city heat and noise, before hopping back on the boat for the journey back to Zadar.

Zadar: Sunset Yacht Cruise

4. Zadar: Sunset Yacht Cruise

Experience the beauty of a Croatian sunset as you sail along the coast of Zadar on this cruise. Bring some snacks and beverages and keep things chilled in the onboard fridge. Board the yacht and set off from Zadar. Capture pictures of sweeping city views as you embark on your cruise. Admire the stunning red-roofed buildings as the sun begins to set. Watch as the city lights up for the night. Have the option of booking a group or private tour. Take a look at local marine life with the snorkeling gear or set off on your own adventure with one of the stand up paddleboards. Listen to the unique sounds of the Sea Organ, an architectural sound art object on the shore of Zadar. Return to your starting point at the end of your cruise.

From Zadar: Dugi Otok, Bozava, and Sakarun Beach Boat Tour

5. From Zadar: Dugi Otok, Bozava, and Sakarun Beach Boat Tour

Explore the Dugi Otok island, Bozava village and Sakarun Beach on this half-day experience. Travel in style by speedboat. Meet at Jazine harbor in Zadar and board your speedboat. Look out for the city's famous Sea Organ as you speed away from the port. Travel across the crystal blue waters as you begin your island-hopping adventure. Alight from the boat for your first stop at Submarine shelter. Once there, you'll enter inside the tunnel with a boat. Then head back across the water to Bozava village for a snack or ice cream (own expense). Bozava is a delightful little island featuring medieval architecture and charming restaurants and cafes. Next, head up to Sakarun bay with a cute little train (if available) or local's car within 10-15min drive. Here, the fascinating azure waters are perfect for a refreshing swim. Head back to Bozava village and enjoy another thrilling ride back to Zadar.

From Zadar: Private Tri Sestrice, Rivanj, & Ugljan Boat Tour

6. From Zadar: Private Tri Sestrice, Rivanj, & Ugljan Boat Tour

Explore the islands of the coast of Zadar on this half-day experience. Travel between them in style by speedboat, as you experience Tri Sestrice, Rivanj and Ugljan. Meet at Jazine harbor in Zadar and board your speedboat. Look out for the city's famous Sea Organ as you speed away from the port. Travel across the crystal blue waters as you begin your island-hopping adventure. Arrival at your first stop at Preko village on Ugljan Island for a snack or ice cream (own expense). Ugljan is a delightful large island featuring medieval architecture and charming shops and cafes. Next, clamber back on the speedboat as you head for Mala Sestrica lighthouse. See the lighthouse beauty from the seaside while slowly cruising around it. Slow cruise ends at closeby Srednja Sestrica island where refresh yourself in the crystal clear sea. Here, the azure waters are perfect for a refreshing swim. Enjoy another thrilling ride to the Rivanj island and explore it from the sea side. Second swim stop belongs to Rivanj’s beautiful bay. Take a final moment to pause once again away from the city heat and noise, before hopping back on the boat for the journey back to Zadar.

Zadar: Magical Sunset & Champagne Private Cruise

7. Zadar: Magical Sunset & Champagne Private Cruise

Enjoy a Zadar Sunset Private Boat Tour with a small motor yacht. RELAX  in complete privacy, enjoy sunset countdown & toast to the special sunset moments. EXPERIENCE the magical sunset which amazed even Alfred Hitchcock. DISCOVER magnificent panoramic views on mountain Velebit, Ugljan Island, and the City of Zadar. Enjoy in the moment and toast to life with champagne. You will SEE Zadar from a completely new point of view on the magical Zadar Sunset Boat Tour! You will CRUISE around the footbridge, historical defense walls under the protection of UNESCO, Puntamika lighthouse, and ancient Landgate in harbour Foša. You will get AMAZED by sunset on the horizon & see the largest Sphinx in Europe and learn the love story of her origins. You will discover all the charms of Zadar Promenade & HEAR the song of the sea on the Sea Organ on your romantic Zadar Sunset Private Boat Tour.

Zadar: Silba and Olib Islands Private Speedboat Tour

8. Zadar: Silba and Olib Islands Private Speedboat Tour

Explore two best islands of Zadar archipelago on this full-day experience. Travel to them in style by speedboat. Meet at Jazine harbor in Zadar and board your speedboat. Look out for the city's famous Sea Organ as you speed away from the port. Travel across the crystal blue waters as you begin your island-hopping adventure. Alight from the boat for your first stop at Olib Island. Enjoy the most beautiful turquoise sandy beaches in Croatia. Learn local water ball game Picigin or just relax and enjoy the stunning nature Head back across the water to Silba, the unique island without cars. Visit air art gallery with sculptures from famous Croatian artist Marija Ujević Galetović. Try local delicious specialties for lunch in one of Silba’s restaurant and finish it with island produced fresh ice-cream (optional, not included). Hopping back on the boat for the journey back to Zadar.

Zadar: Magical Christmas Tour

9. Zadar: Magical Christmas Tour

Explore Zadar at the festive time of the year on a guided tour. Discover a wide variety of traditions and customs filled with colors and traditional Christmas offerings. Visit the most beautifully decorated places in Zadar with an expert guide. See some of the city's most important sights and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere in the streets during this special time of year. Listen to interesting stories and discover facts such as who invented the Christmas tree. Get the opportunity to experience the authentic Christmas Market at Petar Zoranic Square, decorated with countless colorful Christmas lights. Savor some of the most renowned local products of the city at the market. During your tour, see the iconic locations teeming with Christmas joy. Wander through the exquisitely decorated streets and soak up the lively atmosphere of Zadar during the festive time.

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What people are saying about Zadar

My partner and I had a great experience. The boat ride was really pleasant and we were offered very nice tips about Zadar's history. I would really recommend to spend a sunset with them and just enjoy a different way to visit the city. Andrej will take care of the rest.

Absolutely amazing cruise. Rajko and his second hand man were very accommodating. Would recommend to absolutely anybody who comes to zafar. Unbelievable value for money. Thanks again guys

Everything is wonderful. The restaurant that was recommended to us was really good too! We had a great day. We were also able to bring our dog, thank you very much for the nice day, Toni!

The operators were so friendly and welcoming and the meeting point was easy to find. Really great experience, we definitely recommend!