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Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 16 people
Destination(s): Croatia  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting   Island Vacation  
Season: May - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 490 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 760 Euro (EUR)

This holiday is designed for those who love traveling, being active outdoors and exploring seaside, nature, heritage, history and art. Daily routes are rather short - 2 to 3 hours of easy sea kayaking - and not demanding, fit for all ages between 14 and late sixties (no previous sea kayaking experience is necessary). Dubrovnik in Croatia– one of the world’s most beautiful old towns - and Elafiti shorelines are rich in history and natural variety - cliffs, caves, pine and palm trees, hidden coves, reefs, sandy beaches...

Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to Elafiti Islands Archipelago – 13 green islands covered by pine forests, without car traffic, with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches, less than an hour sailing time from Dubrovnik. Each has no more than a couple of hundreds permanent residents who live in stone houses of traditional character. Tall palm trees, parks, gardens and flowers everywhere contribute to easy going life style. You will spend a day exploring each island and Dubrovnik. They are not just places of incredible natural beauties but also open air museums of history, art, architecture and folklore. And there will be a day for an optional excursion to Herzegovina rivers for rafting or canoeing or Mljet Island National Park.

Our base is Lopud Island, 1 hour by ferry from Dubrovnik harbor. A small town of the same name with three hotels, several restaurants and cafes, 2 sandy beaches, no cars and great sunsets. You will stay in simple but clean and pleasant rooms in traditional stone houses. Rooms in 3- and 4-star hotel are available on request, a surcharge depending on type of hotel/room and season. Self-catering apartments are available as well.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival.
Arrive at Dubrovnik airport, harbour or bus station. Our representative will meet you and give you the details of your transfer to Lopud island. The transfer is organized either by a local ferry that runs four times a day or by speedboat. Upon your arrival to Lopud and settling into your accommodation, there will be time for a walk before meeting with your guide and the group over dinner and discussing the upcoming holiday.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Dinner.

Day 2 Safety instructions, introduction to kayaking and the equipment. Sea kayaking to Sipan island, hiking or cycling.
Safety instructions will take place in the Lopud Bay this morning. Get the feel of your kayak and practice paddling before embarking on the first journey – kayaking to Sipan island. Sipan has colorful villages of Sudjuradj and Luka Sipanska. The fields between them have preserved the real country life style, chapels, monasteries, palaces and summer houses of ancient Dubrovnik aristocracy. This island is unbelievably rich in cultural heritage, tales from the past and well preserved monuments that witnessed its history. We will explore them by walking or cycling and there will be plenty of time to relax as well. We will kayak back to Lopud late in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
Distance: 6 km kayaking each way.

Note: hiking or cycling will take place depending on group abilities, weather and temperature.

Day 3 Kayaking Lopud-Sunj, hiking back to Lopud village.
Back in our kayaks today as we get ready to paddle half way around Lopud to its sandy Sunj beach. We will explore the island's coastline as we slowly paddle to one of the most popular beaches in the area. After lunch on the beach, feel free to chill out at one of the beach bars, go for a swim or just grab a deck chair and enjoy the afternoon. There are three walking paths leading back to Lopud – the quickest one is 20-30 minutes on foot and two more scenic paths will take you along the cliffs or up the hill to the island's fort.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Distance: 7 km kayaking.

Day 4 Kayaking Sunj-Kolocep-Sunj.
This morning after breakfast we walk back to Sunj beach and prepare to kayak around the best sea kayaking island in Croatia – Kolocep. Explore caves and coves, dramatic cliffs on one and tame beaches on the other side of the island. Snorkeling gear will be provided for you to explore the rich and colorful underwater world of the Adriatic. With occasional swimming and snorkeling stops, we reach Skerac, kayaker's favourite restaurant in time for a break and optional lunch. Late in the afternoon we kayak back to Lopud's Sunj beach.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
Distance: 13 km.

Day 5 Optional trip day/Beach day.
For those who chose a 5-day trip, this is the end of your holiday. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time.
The rest of the group continues the trip. Relax on Lopud's beaches, visit Dubrovnik on your own or join one of the proposed optional trips.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast.


Day 6 Sunset Kayaking Sunj-Lopud
Enjoy a later start today as we hike back to Sunj Beach and spend the early afternoon having lunch doing beach activities. We return to our kayaks once more in the late afternoon and kayak into the sunset. Depending on the weather and group abilities, the guide may propose a longer kayaking trip to Sveti Andrija island as well.
Return to Lopud early in the evening.

Distance: 6 km.
Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 7 Kayaking Lopud-Trsteno-Lopud.
The last kayaking trip destination is Trsteno village and arboretum – a wonderful park with a collection of exotic plants and trees, Neptune’s fountain and great views of the islands. We will kayak to the beach by the arboretum – you may choose to visit the park on your own. Return to Lopud in the late afternoon for a farewell dinner.

Accommodation: Lopud. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
Distance: 10 km.

Day 8 Departure.
Transfer to Dubrovnik hotel, bus station, harbor or airport. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit - especially those you won’t find in tourist guide books.

Meals: Breakfast.

Note on the itinerary:

This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Our guides and trip leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. We reserve the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.
Departure dates:

MAY 17, 24, 31
JUN 7, 14, 21, 28
JUL 5, 12, 19, 26
AUG 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
SEP 6, 13, 20, 27
OCT 4, 11

Prices:

8-DAY

Apartments - Double rooms
High season 790 eur
Intermediate season 710 eur
Low season 620 eur

Children 8-14 years, 10% reduction
High season 711 eur
Intermediate season 639 eur
Low season 558 eur

Single use, 20% supplement
High season 948 eur
Intermediate season 852 eur
Low season 744 eur

5-DAY

Apartments - Double rooms
High season 620 eur
Intermediate season 590 eur
Low season 520 eur

Children 8-14 years, 10% reduction
High season 558 eur
Intermediate season 531 eur
Low season 468 eur

Single use, 20% supplement
High season 744 eur
Intermediate season 708 eur
Low season 624 eur

NOTE: The prices are fixed in euros. This conversion is for comparison purposes only.
The exact price in dollars or pounds is calculated on the day of booking according to the exchange rate of the Croatian National Bank.

High Season: June 21-September 12
Intermediate Season: May 31-June 20, September 13-October 3
Low Season: May 17-May 30, October 4-October 1

All prices are per person, in EUR.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices include:

7 nights accommodation (sometimes two rooms may share one bathroom)
meals as per itinerary (7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners)
use of kayaks, paddles, life jackets, dry bags, bikes, helmets
5 days of organized activities
local taxes and permits
Saturday transfers from Dubrovnik airport, harbor or bus station or your accommodation
tour leader and assistance
insurance

Not Included:

optional trip on day 5
beverages with meals
entrance fee to Trsteno Arboretum

Optional trips on are NOT included in price and can be booked and paid on spot. Optional trips cost approx 60€ per person, payable on site, and are dependent on suitable weather conditions. The price is based on a min. of 4 participants.

About This Supplier
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Location: Croatia
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2003
Client Request Served: 756

M09846 provides high quality outdoor travel and recreation experience in Croatia, promotes low impact rafting, canoeing, kayaking, sea kayaking, bicycling and similar activities with purpose of environment protection, education, development of eco tourism and better quality of life. M09846 operates through a network of...

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