Istria County Extreme sports & adrenaline

Our most recommended Istria County Extreme sports & adrenaline

Premantura: Sea Cave Kayak Tour

1. Premantura: Sea Cave Kayak Tour

The starting point of this kayak experience is Cape Kamenjak, a protected natural park south of Pula. From one of its charming pebble beaches, you will start your adventure after a quick briefing from the tour guides. After settling in the kayaks, you'll paddle for approximately 50 minutes following the rugged coast while enjoying the summer scenery all the way to the Kolombarica Sea Cave. In the cave, you'll swim in the turquoise water lit by the sun rays that enter through a cave opening above. Snorkeling and exploring the vibrant sea life of Kamenjak is a memory you'll want to remember. That's why this tour includes free GoPro photos. If you're an adrenaline seeker, you'll love jumping from the cliffs (up to 15m high) after exploring the cave. If not, you can enjoy some time sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. On the way back, the tour guides will make short stops as needed. If you're interested, you can find out some amazing facts about the area. This tour is an ideal summer experience for friends and families. It's completely safe and suitable for beginners and kids.

Pula: Night-Time Sea Kayaking Tour in Transparent Kayak

2. Pula: Night-Time Sea Kayaking Tour in Transparent Kayak

Meet at the Verudela resort area and be introduced to the theory and techniques of kayaking, and the rules of conduct on the tour. It's then time to set off on your nocturnal sea kayaking adventure. The transparent bottom of the kayak equipped with LED lights will allow you to peak into the sleeping underwater world of the Adriatic sea. Kayak along the coast, where the sea depth is around 4-8 meters, so that you can watch everything that's happening on the sea floor. Imagine that you have a huge snorkelling mask but you don't have to get wet to observe what is going on under the sea. Experience transparent kayaking the way it's supposed to be. During the tour, catch a glimpse of various types of marine life. Your guide will also make sure that you have your once-in-a-lifetime memory immortalized as pictures and videos. Don't forget to look up at the starry sky and take in the heavens.

Pula: Snorkeling, Swimming and Kayak Tour with Blue Cave

3. Pula: Snorkeling, Swimming and Kayak Tour with Blue Cave

Explore hidden bays, cliffs, and beaches on this guided kayaking tour to a Blue Cave along Pula's coast. Swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic sea, while some jumping enthusiasts can do cliff jumping from different heights from 1 to 5 meters. First, get set up for kayaking with safety instructions and help getting your equipment ready. After the introduction, jump into your kayak and paddle for an easy 20 minutes to the rocky beach at Seagull Rocks, right where the Muzil Peninsula begins. Next, enter the Blue Cave through a hidden entrance under the Seagull Rocks. Inside the cave, discover a hidden beach with waterproof torches. The tour guides share some exciting facts about the cave that only the locals know. After the cave, continue paddling along the coastline for about 30 minutes until you reach the hidden beach at the Muzil Peninsula where it is time to chill, swim, snorkel, cliff jump, and discover aquatic life. Enjoy some time for beach activities of your own choosing, be it swimming, snorkeling, cliff jumping, or simply sunbathing on the pebbled beach. In the final part of the tour, paddle at a relaxed pace back to the starting point. The tour is captured on a GoPro 10 camera in 5.3K quality. All the photos and videos will be sent to you after the tour, you also have the freedom to take your own pictures and/or videos with the camera.

Cape Kamenjak: Kayak Tour with Cave Experience

4. Cape Kamenjak: Kayak Tour with Cave Experience

In the morning hours, you will start your tour by meeting the local partner at their camp base, here you will have an introduction to kayaking, as well as learning about aspects of the sea and the mainland life of this unique Istrian location. Start your kayaking tour with some light paddling and within an hour, you will be rewarded with an exceptional view of the high cliffs which conceal an enclosed oasis.  Here, at the deep south of the Istrian Peninsula, you can marvel at Velika Kolombarica. After going through a sea tunnel and entering the cave, you will see a turquoise light shining upon millennial rocks, turning the clear sea into a natural pool. During your kayaking tour, you will also have the chance to go snorkeling and explore the blue underwater world. Meet the fish living in these interesting depths, and enjoy the beauty of the sea.  Here, Istrian nature shows off all of its beauty – truly a sight to behold. Surrounded by both high and low cliffs, adventurers can try their luck by jumping from the rocks, and having fun until the kayak tour returns to the camp. Your kayak tour guides will find a secluded peaceful paradise where you can stop to listen to the chirp of crickets, the smell of the sea, and where the sound of waves offers the ambience of a real desert island.

Cape Kamenjak: Cave and Safari Experience by Kayak

5. Cape Kamenjak: Cave and Safari Experience by Kayak

Explore the breathtaking scenes of Cape Kamenjak on this 5-hour tour. Discover remarkable natural scenery, crystal-clear seas, and picturesque caves. You will spend a total of 2 hours kayaking and 3 hours snorkeling, swimming or relaxing. Departing from the local partner's office, paddle in your kayak to the caves of Big and Small Kolombarica. Spend some time exploring the caves using the snorkel equipment provided. Thrillseekers will have the opportunity to dive into the sea from atop a 15-meter high cliff. Afterward, reenergize with lunch and a drink at the famous Safari Bar before beginning your return journey.

Parenzana: Guided Old Railway Bike Tour with Lunch

6. Parenzana: Guided Old Railway Bike Tour with Lunch

Parenzana was a narrow gauge railway which connected Trieste with Porec, operating from 1902 until 1935. It was eliminated due to not being profitable and because cheaper and faster road transportation existed.  Today the Parenzana route attracts many visitors during the year. With its nine tunnels, six bridges, viaducts and stations the route is ideal for everyone who wants to discover and get to know Istria. Enjoy a hotel pick-up, and then head to Groznjan, a small Istrian town of great cultural heritage, in more recent history known as the “Town of Artists”. Then start your ride along Grožnjan’s narrow and cobbled streets. Continue your route on Parenzana with a beautiful view over the Mirna valley. Through tunnels and bridges, the road will take you to Livade. Then cross the Mirna River to reach the other side of the valley and climb towards Motovun, one of the most popular Istrian medieval towns. Here you will enjoy lunch in a beautiful local tavern. Then enjoy a return transfer to your hotel.

Cape Kamenjak: Relaxing Sunset Tour on E-Bike or Bike

7. Cape Kamenjak: Relaxing Sunset Tour on E-Bike or Bike

Take a bike tour at dusk and visit unique Istrian spots where you can catch a sunset like no other. Choose your e-bike or bicycle and get to know the most beautiful scenes on the Adriatic coast. Observe the marvelous golden orb sinking into the horizon while you bike around the area, enjoy the beautiful views, and with some luck, maybe even spot some dolphins. Get away from the crowds and watch the sun disappear behind the lighthouse on Porer island with the foreground of the stunning local flora and fauna. Stop at Safari Bar on your way back where you can have a snack and enjoy a nice chilled sangria.

Cape Kamenjak: E-Bike Cycling & Gastronomy Tour

8. Cape Kamenjak: E-Bike Cycling & Gastronomy Tour

After either gathering at the tour meeting point or availing to pickup, you'll begin your day out trying traditional dishes and experiencing enchanting views of the Adriatic Sea throughout a gastro e-bike tour. The small peninsula of Cape Kamenjak, near Pula, is about 10 kilometers long and hides sandy coves, rocky beaches, and other stunning landscapes. This protected area encompasses a magical natural wealth where you can enjoy a 16-kilometer-long bike tour. There are many orchids, of which two contain endemic varieties, as well as 530 other plant species. During your bike tour you will take small breaks which will allow you to enjoy the beautiful Istrian hidden coves, cool off in the crystal clear sea, and take some incredible photos of the unique Istrian coast so close to Pula. Last but not least, your guide will take you to an Istrian farm where you can try some of the traditional Istrian delicacies. These include local wine tastings, cheese, and olive oil, all of which come from domestic production on the farm itself. Finally, your bike tour will head to the unique Safari Bar where you can enjoy a refreshing drink.

Premantura: Cape Kamenjak Off-Road E-Scooter Tour

9. Premantura: Cape Kamenjak Off-Road E-Scooter Tour

Jistra Adventures team will guide you to discover the most beautiful parts of Cape Kamenjak and some of the best trails in Istria, along the coast during the entitre tour, and on special trails for e-scooters. New sport, e-scooter, will give you totally different experience and an unique fun bike ride, a special mix of ride right in between the land and the sea. This is the best way to explore all beautiful e-scooter trails of Cape Kamenjak without even getting tired. Before we start with this great adventure of electric tours in Pula and Premantura to let you explore all the beauties of southern Istria, our guide will give you a quick briefing and a test drive. The e-scooter tour will last for 2 hours and we will have some time to jump into the Croatian crystal sea and explore underwater world too. This brand new and fun adventure will also let you explore some of famous Kamenjak Blue caves. During the tour we will make a rest&drink stop and visit unique Safari bar located between bamboo and trees. Save time and energy with e-scooter & Jistra Adventures We host three tours every day for 4 persons per group. This off road e-scooter adventure is suitable for friends, families and couples

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Overall rating

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This is the perfect way to explore green Istria. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with our guide. The route was breathtaking. We visited all the places we wanted to see - Groznjan and Motovun, before stopping for a lovely lunch on top of Motovun. The ebikes make this journey so much more enjoyable. I highly recommend it for anyone who loves nature, outdoors and adventure.

We had a great experience. Everyone on the team is super nice and enjoys their job. Our tour guide Ivan was great and in a great mood. Our expectations were met and we are super happy to have done the tour.

It was fantastically beautiful and our guide did a great job! There was even a small nocturnal drink on the open sea and we were amazed and very much enjoyed the entire tour! Absolutely recommended ♡

Very safe and helpful instruction by kind and caring staff, most impressed. Stunning activity would highly recommend.

It was a great and unique experience, very friendly guide and staff. Would deffinetely recommend