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Brac Island

An island famous for its white stones, steep cliffs, pine forests, and Croatia's most photographed beach.

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From Split: Ferry Transfer to Bol on Brac Island

1. From Split: Ferry Transfer to Bol on Brac Island

Pre-book a ticket for this one-way ferry transfer service between Split and the town of Bol on Brac Island. Enjoy a quick journey on a modern air-conditioned ferry and begin your exploration of one of the most beautiful islands of the Dalmatian coastline. Hop onboard from either the port on Split, or in the town of Bol. Take a seat inside the comfortable air-conditioned cabin or feel the sun's rays and the refreshing sea breeze on the outer deck. Upon arrival in Bol, explore the island's beautiful beaches at your leisure. To the west from Bol lies the beach Zlatni rat (Golden Horn) one of the largest and most beautiful attractions of the Adriatic. With convenient early morning departure from Split, and an evening journey from Bol back to the mainland, you can explore Brac within a day, or choose to stay overnight.

Split: Hvar, Brač, and Pakleni Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

2. Split: Hvar, Brač, and Pakleni Cruise with Lunch and Drinks

Embark on an all-day cruise excursion through the pristine blue waters of the Adriatic Sea, and take advantage of your free time to explore three of its beautiful islands. Relax on the deck of the boat, go snorkeling, and eat lunch while admiring the Mediterranean views. After boarding the catamaran in Split, begin your journey with a first swimming stop to discover the Pakleni Islands, a small archipelago just opposite the town of Hvar. Go for a swim, try snorkeling, or bask in the Mediterranean sunshine. Next, you will have a chance to explore the sunny island of Hvar, known for its rich vegetation and lavender fields. Enjoy time to walk around the streets and squares of the main town at your own pace. Make a final stop in a beautiful bay near Brac Island with free time for swimming, before returning to Split by boat in the early evening. Lunch and drinks will be served on board with the option of choosing between a meat, fish, or vegetarian menu

From Split: Brač and Šolta Island Cruise with Swimming

3. From Split: Brač and Šolta Island Cruise with Swimming

Let the experienced crew show you how to spend a perfect summer day. Choose your own ideal place on the spacious decks and relax. After your departure from Split city port at 9:30 AM, enjoy a 1-hour cruise to the island of Brac. The captain will anchor the boat in a scheduled bay and you will have more than 2-hours of free time for relaxing and swimming in the turquoise Adriatic Sea. At 1:00 PM, depart for the island of Solta and enjoy lunch on the way. At 1:45 PM, you'll arrive in Stomorska on Solta Island, where the boat will dock in a charming little fishing village. Here, you'll have free time to explore the picturesque port or swim on the beach just close to the boat. At 3:30 PM, depart from Stomorska and enjoy a relaxing cruise back to Split where you will arrive at around 4:30 PM.

Split: Coastal Sunset Speedboat Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

4. Split: Coastal Sunset Speedboat Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

Watch a picturesque ocean sunset in Split with a coastal speedboat cruise. Start from the city center waterfront and enjoy views of the beaches and local attractions. Watch the sky turn from blue to golden orange as you pass the cliffs and caves of Marjan and Brac Island. Make your way to the harbor just in front of Diocletian's Palace to meet your friendly crew and group for the day. Climb on board the speedboat and settle down into your seats as your host gives a brief introduction. Cruise out of the harbor and indulge in unlimited refreshments on deck with beer, wine, and soft drinks. Go with the flow out of the city center and waterfront promenade to the nearby beaches and the beautiful Marjan forest park. Sit back and relax and immerse yourself in the sunset over the stretching ocean waves. Pass by Brac Island as the sky continues to glow and be tempted for a short swimming session before heading back to the harbor.

Split: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Hvar & Pakleni Islands

5. Split: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Hvar & Pakleni Islands

Take a guided tour of the town of Hvar, swim in a secluded bay at one of the Pakleni Islands, and take dip off the shores of Brač Island on this catamaran cruise from Split. Enjoy a delicious lunch, snacks, and unlimited water, soft drinks, wine, and beer.  Begin with a relaxed cruise on a mega catamaran to the beautiful Brač Island. Visit the town of Hvar, where a guide will take you sightseeing and show you the most important attractions of the old town. After the tour, you'll have about an hour to continue exploring on your own. Experience the amazing Pakleni Islands and stop for a swim in one of the hidden bays. It will also be time to enjoy a mouth-watering chicken salad and sandwich lunch. Have fresh fruit and cake as you sail. On the sail back to Split, enjoy another swimming stop off Brač Island. Afterward, fresh fruit and home cakes will be served on board. Enjoy the dance music and a drink during the sunset for the perfect ending to this excursion.

From Split: Deluxe Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

6. From Split: Deluxe Blue Cave Tour with Grilled Lunch

We meet the waterfront promenade “Riva“, right in front of the Local Port authority building “Kapetanija“, next to Bocca bar and Go Adventure. Take a day cruise from Split to explore Komiža and Hvar, swim and snorkel in pristine waters, and savor local cuisine on Vis island in a private bay. Enjoy beer, wine, soda, croissants, donuts, and waffles onboard. Use the snorkeling gear provided when entering the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island. The tour starts in the morning to ensure a head start on other tour groups. Once everybody is seated you had out towards the Blue Cave where you are taken inside with small fishermen's boats for a sightseeing tour. After that, visit Komiža town on Vis island, the most beautiful fishermen's village in the Mediterranean. You can get some coffee there and go for a swim. Your next destination is Budikovac island's Blue Lagoon where you have more free time. Feel free to use the provided snorkeling gear and towels. Next, you head to a private bay on Vis island, Milna, where you will be served a freshly grilled lunch. Take a swim after enjoying your coffee and ice cream. Last but not least, visit Hvar town, where you have around 2 hours to relax and explore before heading back to Spli

Tucepi: Snorkeling Boat Tour of Hvar, Brac, or the Riviera

7. Tucepi: Snorkeling Boat Tour of Hvar, Brac, or the Riviera

Discover the turquoise underwater world of the Adriatic Sea on a speedboat snorkeling tour. Choose a ride to the islands of Hvar, Brac, or the Makarska Riviera and dip into the warm waters at two different snorkeling sites. Meet at the diving and water sport center in the harbor of Tucepi. Enjoy the wind on your face as you ride by speedboat to your chosen location. Drop anchor and take the opportunity to snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the southern Adriatic. Discover small bays, schools of fish, snails, small caves, steep walls, and sometimes even seahorses. After your first dive, enjoy the sun on the sundeck and relax before heading to the second snorkeling site. Return to Tucepi full of the beautiful imagery of the world below the surface.

Brac Island: 3-Hour Sunset Kayaking Experience

8. Brac Island: 3-Hour Sunset Kayaking Experience

Set sail for the sunset on your kayak and admire stunning coastal views on this 3-hour guided experience. Start your sunset kayaking tour from the Postira beach. Meet your instructor and learn the basics on safety and paddling. Then, head for the water and paddle towards the east. Catch the waves and enjoy the amazing views of the Dalmatian coast. Along the way, admire beautiful beaches, old handmade drywalls, and famous olive grooves. Hear interesting stories about local life on the island while paddling towards the sandy Lovrečina bay. Stop here for a swimming break and some sightseeing. Explore an old archaeological site: St. Lovre Church, and enjoy a refreshing drink in a beach bar. Now, head back to the water and paddle towards the sunset. Enjoy sunset views on the water and watch the sun slowly sink behind the horizon. Once you're ready, paddle back to the shore.

Brač: Island Exploration Tour by Four-Wheel Drive Jeep

9. Brač: Island Exploration Tour by Four-Wheel Drive Jeep

In the morning you will be picked up at the location of your choice. Be ready for 9 hours long adventure beginning with old Roman harbour now known as charming bay of Splitska. Enjoy the view of olive fields on your way to the oldest island settlement called Škrip. While there, see the two beautiful castles and family run Olive Oil Museum where you will taste their products, hear the story about the tradition of olive making and the production process. The historical road from the 19th century is your main pathway to the highest point of the island, called Vidova Gora where you can see the beautiful view of the various surrounding islands. Roll down on off road surrounded by forest and cross to the south side to the famous beach of Golden Horn (Zlatni rat). Bring your swimming suits and take refreshing swim in the beautiful Adriatic sea. Going further, a few kilometers away, on the hill above Bol you will have organized lunch, which surely will not leave you indifferent once you taste domestic grilled fish (or meat), vegetables, local wine, and liqueurs, in an easy-going atmosphere, surrounded by vineyards and stunning view on the sea underneath. For the next 45 minutes, you can relax and enjoy the view on the way to the heart of the island with big blue panorama on your left side. Near Donji Humac you will visit famous stone quarry. An amazing spot with huge pieces of cut stone and huge flat surfaces which are the leftovers of the stone cutting. Please pay attention to the crazy echo around there. By the end of the tour, you will be completely tired and full of information and memories. 

From Milna or Supetar: Magical Blue Cave Island Hopping

10. From Milna or Supetar: Magical Blue Cave Island Hopping

Island hop from between picturesque points on this speedboat tour from Milna or Supetar. Swim in the brilliantly azure waters of the Blue Lagoon and have free time to explore the old architecture in the town of Hvar.  Begin your tour from Milna or Supetar on Brač island and head directly to Biševo island, where the famous Blue Cave is located. Make the most of your visit to this magical place by going when the seas are calmer in the morning.  Anchor nearby, then take a small wooden paddle boat to enter the cave. Once inside, marvel at the cave's magnificent blue color as it is illuminated by sunshine. Spend time soaking up the unique atmosphere of the Blue Cave, which was discovered in 1884. Make your way to Komiža, a small coastal town on the Mediterranean island of Vis which is known for its rich history and function as a military base. While there, explore stunning coastal cliffs and traditional architecture around the harbor. Discover Stiniva cove on your next stop, a unique natural bay which was voted one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Later, stop near the island of Budikovac, where you can take a dive into the crystal-clear Blue Lagoon from the boat.  See the protected lush botanical garden in Palmižana bay before cruising to Hvar for your final stop. Enjoy some free time exploring the treasures of in the charming and traditional town of Hvar before you going back to Brač.

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What people are saying about Brac Island

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 695 reviews

We had the most magical day on this trip! It started with a gentle sail to a beautiful swimming spot off the island of Brac. On the way we were given a pastry for breakfast. The water was beautiful and clear and we borrowed snorkels and floats! We then went to Hvar and took the guided tour which was really interesting. We had free time to swim in the beautiful bay. Once back on the boat we had a lovely chicken salad lunch on the way to one of the Pakleni islands. We had cake and fruit here and enjoyed some more swimming. Our last stop was another part of the Brac islands. On the way back to Split we had music and dancing which was a brilliant atmosphere and got everyone together. The hosts were fantastic, it was so much fun and we highly recommend this trip.

Me and my friends totally recommend this activity. The tour took us to 3 swimming spots, all in different islands, and to Hvar which is such a beautiful island. The boat food was good and we could also drink all day from the bar. On the way back to Split the crew played us music and everyone was dancing and having fun. Definitely worth booking.

Summer blues catamaran and crew really made our day on this holiday. Such a fun time, great food, open bar, swim time and Hvar was fabulous. Thankyou guys for an awesome time Sue and Talia(birthday girl)

A lovely day with beautiful sights. It’s a shame we couldn’t go to Hvar due to the wind but it was still fab.

Great boat, plenty of space, really friendly and welcoming crew