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Pula: Kayaking and Snorkeling Sea Cave Exploration Tour

1. Pula: Kayaking and Snorkeling Sea Cave Exploration Tour

Kayak and snorkel your way along the coast of Pula to explore the city’s impressive sea caves. This fun and active 3-hour tour will take you to Seagull’s Rocks, where you’ll go diving inside a cave with snorkeling masks and underwater lights.  Your guides will document the adventure with GoPro underwater cameras, and share the photos with you after the tour. The experienced guides will ensure your safety throughout the tour. Relax with a cold drink of water or beer after this amazing activity.

Premantura: Sea Cave Kayak Tour

2. 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 40 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.

From Pula: Brijuni National Park Guided Tour

3. From Pula: Brijuni National Park Guided Tour

Visit  Veli Brijun island and explore Brijuni National Park on a guided tour from Pula. Enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of the island. Admire the beautiful plants and animals and take some free time to explore. Board the wooden ship to cross to Veli Brijun from Pula Harbour. Arrive at the central port of Brijuni on the eastern side of the island, where your guided tour will begin. Hop on the tourist train to discover the highlights of the island, as well as the beautiful scenic views of the surrounding coastline. The ride on the tourist train takes approximately one hour. Ride along the coast and all the way to the north of the island where the Safari Park is located. See the golf courses, a Venetian citadel, and old farm buildings built in the early 20th century. Before arriving at the Safari Park, see the second-largest island of the national park. Mali Brijun, north of Veli Brijun. Upon arriving at the Safari Park, see some of the 80 herbivore animal species, mostly from various parts of Africa and Asia. Continue the journey along the west coast of the island. Ride through forests of holm oak and laurel. See beautiful wild orchids and exotic plants such as umbrella pine, cedar, and sequoias. See the Austro-Hungarian fortress of Tegetthoff and the empty pools of the zoo that existed on the island until 1995. Visit the remains of a Roman villa on the shores of Verige Bay and visit the Church of St. Germaine. After some free time, head back to the port for the journey back to Pula.

Pula: Introduction to Scuba Diving

4. Pula: Introduction to Scuba Diving

Learn how to scuba dive on a wonderful introductory course on the coastline off Pula. Benefit from the experience of a professional guide who will teach you the correct breathing techniques and how to sign and communicate underwater. Fill out a medical questionnaire and then receive all the necessary equipment for your new underwater activity. After a short explanation on safe practice underwater, and having learnt some of the dive signs, slowly venture underwater to a maximum depth of 8 meters. Dive off the Adriatic coastline for the chance to get up close to a seahorse or octopus. The maximum duration of your dive will be 30 minutes. Since the level of the course is not too difficult, you can bring along your family. 

Pula: 2.5-Hour Snorkelling Experience

5. Pula: 2.5-Hour Snorkelling Experience

Boat starts at Verudela, Beach Yacht to islands nearby with snorkeling equipment for 2.5 hours. Jump off the boat into the crystal clear waters of the sea, and cool off from the hot Croatian sun. Swim and snorkel in search of marine life beneath the surface and marvel at the colorful fish and vibrant coral that line the shore. If you're feeling brave enough and want to put your adrenaline to the test, you can also enjoy a spot of cliff jumping. This is a small group tour and is suitable for almost every age, including children who want to snorkel for the first time.

Pula: 1.5-Hour Verudela Segway Night Tour

6. Pula: 1.5-Hour Verudela Segway Night Tour

Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore Verudela in Pula on a segway. See more of the peninsula in less time, take pictures and videos and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Meet your guide, receive your helmet, and get a quick instructional session on how to use the segway. Segway's are easy to drive and can be enjoyed by older children and adults alike. Cruise Verudela at night and listen as your guide provides insider tips about life in Pula and gives you informative tidbits about the locations that are on the tour's itinerary.

Pula Verudela: Glass-Bottom Boat and Swim with Fish Tour

7. Pula Verudela: Glass-Bottom Boat and Swim with Fish Tour

Set off from Port Bunarina and sail towards Pješčana uvala, where you can observe the seafloor with its shoals of colorful fish and seashells. Then, sail between the two islands, Frašker and Fraškerić, where you will have a unique chance to see sea-urchins and sea-cucumbers. You will have the opportunity to stop and swim in the clear turquoise waters amongst the fish before stopping at Verudela canyon and cave. This magnificent rock formation is popular amongst cliff divers so you might be able to spot some daredevils too.

Port Bunarina: Scenic Boat Trip with Lunch & Swimming

8. Port Bunarina: Scenic Boat Trip with Lunch & Swimming

Start the trip from Port Bunarina, and sail around Fratarski Island, Little Frašker Island, and Big Frašker island. As you cruise on the open sea, enjoy the views of Banjole and the Red Cliffs. At the first stop for the day, enjoy some time swimming and snorkeling in the ocean. Explore the underwater world and try to spot a variety of marine species such as sea urchins, starfish, sea cucumbers, and colorful fish. Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch onboard, with fish, meat, and vegetarian options and your choice of drinks. After lunch, continue to the second stop, Kamenjak Cave, which is a perfect spot for cliff jumping and swimming. Or, simply relax on board the boat with a few beers or glasses of wine. Finally, enjoy a panoramic view of the Porer Lighthouse before returning to port in the late afternoon.

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What people are saying about Pula

Fantastic experience. Went with my 11yo, not too hard paddling. Good fun in the cave and cliff jumping but swimming with all the fish was AMAZING. Eric and Goran are lovely and attentive hosts

The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about scuba diving. They made us feel at ease and the diving itself was so relaxing.

Super cozy and nice trip. Good sailing trip with a very friendly and chatty staff and a beautiful island with many possibilities.

great tour really good fun, Carlo was fun and patient and told us lots of information as we toured round. my 11yo LOVED it. 5*

Amazing tour, perfect tour guide, very well organized trip!