Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour

Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour

ACTIVITY NAME

SEA KAYAKING CROATIA: A HISTORICAL DAY TOUR

WHERE

ZADAR ARCHIPELAGO

Price From

95 USD

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  • Enjoy a personalised sea kayaking adventure and learn new techniques with certified instructors.
  • Explore Cold War military caves and passageways and gain local, cultural, and historical insight!
  • Visit beautiful cliffs, remote islands, and stunning pebble beaches.
  • Go snorkelling along the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea and check out underwater old shipwrecks.

Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour

Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour takes you through some of the country’s most picturesque villages, isolated beaches, and historical Cold War sites. Join us as we share magical moments that feel as if time stands still as we take a journey into the past. Plus, all of this occurs without motors, just you, a small crew, your kayak, and the waters of the sea. This is a tour that most tourist will never do. You will paddle in shallow turquoise waters, chill out on white pebble stones, and enjoy a lovely paddle past cliffs and a shipwreck. It’s time to adventure past islands and enjoy life’s richest moments.

DETAILS OF THIS EXPERIENCE

What’s not to love about our beloved Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour? Paddle your way on a fun laid-back morning as we discover new locations and ruins. Allow your curiosity to fly as we investigate Croatian culture, snorkel around the Adriatic Sea, and travel to 3 different islands within the Zadar Archipelago. Advanced paddlers can even go as far as to the famous shipwreck in the area. This Croatian kayaking tour departs from the Old Town port in Zadar. The approximately 45 minutes boat ride takes you to Molat, This is where you meet our smiling guide! First, a small introduction. Get the best tips on how to navigate your kayak and what you are to expect along your journey. Although, there is flexibility within the tour, the guides are very communicative and willing to change certain aspects of the journey depending upon your preference. After the introduction to sea kayaking we head out to the islands, visit beaches, and enjoy a picnic lunch (not included). Enjoy a special treat; our delicious local coffee with a sampling of biscuits and honey. You will also get to try some fresh sea urchin caviar! For the honey lovers, get ready with home-made delicacy coming directly from the company’s private reserve. Guides are also known to share a thing or two about the local bee population. Make sure to keep your mouths, ears, and eyes open during this trip, there’s a lot to take in! We finish in the afternoon providing you with more than enough time to swim around, enjoy free time, and get back on the ferry to Zadar (finishing time depends on the ferry time table). Time to reflect on your magical Croatia adventure! Please Note: This itinerary is just a guide as the aim of the tour is to give you an authentic Croatian adventure. The route may change during the trip to take the advantage of any possible opportunity, such as an improved  weather conditions or according to the groups’ preferences.
SEA KAYAKING CROATIA: A HISTORICAL DAY TOUR

FACT SHEET

SEASON

May to October

STARTING TIME

Sunday 9:00 Tuesday 12:00 Thursday 12:00

DURATION

5 H

DEPARTURE POINT

WHY IS THIS A  WILDTHENTIC EXPERIENCE?

The Sea Kayaking Croatia: A Historical Day Tour is the only tour of its kind in the region. Not only are the guides the only ones in the area who are Europass qualified, the trip is also personalised. This kayaking tour is all about you, your interest, and what you’d like to get out of the experience. The local immersion and historical element is what makes it so unique, learning about bee-keepers, old wreck, cold war secret channels, while being active. You will receive first-hand accounts and stories about Croatian culture, learn about sea life, and if you’re interested maybe even visit a few fossils, go cliff jumping, or historical site touring!

AGENDA FOR YOUR ADVENTURE

 
  • 11:50 on Tuesday and Thursday (8:50 on Sundays) arrive to Molat port.
  • Safety briefing and training before to start
  • Paddling on and off while visiting Cold War military tunnels, cliffs, remote islands and pebble stone beaches.

 NOTES

  • Inclusions: Certified kayak guide, all gears (life vest, double or single kayak, paddles, spray deck, dry bag), nautical map of the area.
  • Exclusions: Transport from Zadar to Molat and back (return ticket around 10EUR), food and drinks, travel insurance, personal expenses, tips and gratuities.
  • Voucher info: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this experience.
  • Local operator information: Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
  • Cancelation policy: If you cancel activity no refund of deposit can be made. If you cancel later than within 30 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

WILDTHENTIC TRAVELERS TESTIMONIALS

"Wonderful kayaking trip with fantastic guide.

This was a fantastic day out, without a doubt one of the highlights of our holiday in Croatia. We are a family of 6 ages ranging from 11 to 50-something : -) with just a little bit of kayaking experience and this was pitched at exactly the right level for us, challenging enough to be exciting but still fun and relaxing.

We got the ferry from Zadar to Molat then kayaked out across the bay to a cove in another part of the island where we walked up to explore some tunnels originally from WW2 but also used in the more recent conflicts in Croatia.

Mike was an absolutely brilliant guide who gave us instruction on kayaking and a lot of interesting historical and contemporary information about Croatia.

We also got to sample some local honey, and encountered some wild goats, the source of much hilarity 🙂

Mike also gave us recommendations for things to do in Zadar - a nightclub and a walking tour in Zadar... the nightclub was very much enjoyed by the younger adults in our family, and the walking tour enjoyed by all of us - thanks again for a wonderful experience"

TripAdvisor User, CatanLady

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