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From Split & Trogir: 5 Islands Day Trip with Blue Cave Entry

1. From Split & Trogir: 5 Islands Day Trip with Blue Cave Entry

Visit 5 of Croatia’s islands in style with a fun-filled day trip by speedboat. Head on an adventure where you explore caves, swim and snorkel, and discover Dalmatian towns.  Choose either Trogir or Split as your starting point. And best of all, choose from either a small-group or private experience.  Cruise on a 90-minute speedboat journey to reach the island of Biševo where the Blue Cave is located. Hop into a smaller local boat and explore the stunning Cave from the inside and admire its vibrant blue glow.  Continue next to the island of Vis. Explore the village of Komiža with 1 hour of free time. Discover the traditional Dalmatian fishing village with its narrow streets, pebble beaches, and inviting promenade.   Swing by Stiniva Cove next, accessing the cove at the sunniest time of the day for a quick 15-minute dip. Then head to Budikovac Island for your next activity: snorkeling and swimming in the Blue Lagoon. Borrow the snorkeling gear onboard to enjoy a relaxing hour-long dip here, or even a refreshment on the beach. Last up is a visit to Hvar, with some free time to eat lunch and do some sightseeing in the picturesque port city. Highlights include the historic town center and the Španjola Fortress’ views of the Pakleni Islands. Relax and enjoy the scenery as you are then transported back to Split or Trogir.

From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

2. From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

Make the most of your time in Croatia with a day trip to Krka National Park, one of the country’s most beautiful natural hotspots. See everything from waterfalls to medieval towns along the way. Meet your guide and driver in Split before heading out to Skradin. Catch a relaxing boat ride to Krka National Park from here, with guaranteed unforgettable vistas on the way. Once on the other side, benefit either from a roughly 1-hour complimentary guided tour of Krka, or the freedom to explore on your own. Either way, enjoy extra time after the optional guided tour to explore. Whether it’s of flowing waterfalls at Skrandinski Buk, historical flour mills, or wood trails, snap some photo opportunities of the unbelievable scenic views in front of you. If you are traveling during the high season (June-September), board a bus to the postcard-worthy town of Primošten. Enjoy a couple of hours in this medieval island town to swim, eat, sample wine tasters, or take a scenic stroll. Some of Croatia’s best-voted beaches are native to Primošten, and its vineyards are waiting to be enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage sites. During the low season, when the weather is too cold for swimming, visit the picturesque city of Šibenik, famous for its impressive historical fortresses and known as a gateway to the National Park Kornati. Finish off the day with a transfer back to Split in time for the early evening.

From Split: Half-Day Blue Lagoon and Trogir Tour

3. From Split: Half-Day Blue Lagoon and Trogir Tour

Relax on the shores of the Blue Lagoon on a half-day speedboat trip from Split. Experience 4000 years of history on a guided tour of Trogir and explore the port of Maslinica with free time on Šolta. Depart from Split on a scenic speedboat ride and take in the views of the Dalmation Coast. Feel the bumps of the waves beneath you as you glide to your first stop, Trogir. Disembark and enjoy free time to explore this UNESCO-listed town. You can also join a guided walking tour of Trogir. Navigate the winding alleys to the Cathedral of St. Lawrence followed by a stop at Cipiko Palace. Make a turn and see Kamerlengo Castle and St. Mark's Tower. Continue on to the impressive Clock Tower and City Loggia before strolling beneath the palm trees that line the Waterfront Promenade. Finally, make your way to the Land Gate and hear the history behind this imposing structure from your guide. Board the speedboat for your next stop, the Blue Lagoon. Bathe in the turquoise water of the lagoon or soak up the sunshine on its pristine shores. Enjoy plenty of time to explore your paradisical surroundings with the provided snorkeling equipment. Next, dock at the town of Maslinica on the Island of Šolta. Here, lose yourself in the weaving streets of this ancient port town, with free time to shop, have lunch, or visit the idyllic beaches. Guests who take the morning tour will have the opportunity to lunch in the Martinis Marchi castle at their own expense. Finally, take the speedboat once more for your return to Split.

Zadar: Kornati and Telašćica National Parks Boat Trip

4. Zadar: Kornati and Telašćica National Parks Boat Trip

Embark on an inclusive boat trip with food and time for swimming. Combine your boat journey up the coast with exploring the National Parks at your leisure. Get ready for a sea adventure on the Croatian coast. Begin the tour at 8:15 AM as you board your ship. Immediately be spoiled with some delicious local Rakija and ham and cheese sandwiches for breakfast. Meet your tour guide and hear fascinating stories. Between 11:30 AM and 1:15 PM, enjoy free time to explore the Natural Park Telašćica on your own. Discover the views of the magnificent cliffs and bathe in the salt waters of Lake Mir. Also, go for a swim either in the sea or the lake. Admire the scenic views of the next stop, the Kornati National Park and Suha Punta Bay, before a delicious lunch of grilled meat, fish, and salad with Croatian wine. Enjoy some juicy watermelon to help you stay hydrated on the journey back, arriving back at the pier at 18:00 PM.

Split: Blue Lagoon & Shipwreck Cruise with Lunch & Drinks

5. Split: Blue Lagoon & Shipwreck Cruise with Lunch & Drinks

Enjoy the beautiful Dalmatian sun, fresh air on the Adriatic Sea with local flavors and summer vibes on board our ship. Our first destination is Nečujam Bay (Shipwreck) on the "Green Island" of Šolta, where you have the opportunity to swim and snorkel. Drvenik (Blue lagoon) is our second stop. Sun reflection of the white sand bottom creates colors and shades of blue and green that you will remember for a long time. Plenty of time here to have lunch on board and afterward, again, a bit of dipping in the water. In June/Sept your final destination is the Dalmatian village of Maslinica on Šolta island. Swim and snorkel in the waters, have a coffee or ice cream, or just walk around this small village. During July/August your final destination is a charming cove called Duga, known for its crystal clear sea. Keep our eyes wide open to spot dolphins during the boat ride. and enjoy the south side of Čiovo Island while cruising back to Split.

From Trogir: Blue Lagoon & 3 Islands Cruise with Fish Picnic

6. From Trogir: Blue Lagoon & 3 Islands Cruise with Fish Picnic

Enjoy a full-day cruise tour from Trogir to Drvenik Veli, Šolta and Čiovo. The excursion is great for families with children or anyone looking for a chance to take in the area’s natural beauty. Start out with a boat ride to Drvenik Veli and the Blue Lagoon. You’ll have time to swim and take some photos of the 3 Islands. When you arrive at Maslinica, there will be free time for swimming, snorkeling and enjoying the sun. Next you’ll head to a small bay on the island of Čiovo, where you’ll have lunch. Again, you’ll have free time for swimming and snorkeling. At lunch, you’ll have a choice of fish or meat, and there’s a vegetarian menu on offer as well. After lunch you’ll begin the cruise back to port.

From Trogir: Three Islands Half-Day Speedboat Tour

7. From Trogir: Three Islands Half-Day Speedboat Tour

After a quick meet and greet with your skipper, you will set off on your island-hopping adventure, witnessing some of the most beautiful islands Croatia has to offer. Start your journey on the sea with gorgeous panoramic views of the city and witness the fortress Kamerlengo. After a 15-minute relaxing ride, you will reach the Blue Lagoon, a perfect place to unwind. Go for a swim and dive into the crystal clear waters. Enjoy the marine life underwater and see why so many people visit this place. For those who want to stay dry, feel free to kick back on the beach and soak up some sun.   Next stop is the small village of Maslinica, the only village and port on the west side of the island of Šolta. Witness one of the most fascinating architectural landmarks in the area, a restored, 16th-century castle that has been repurposed into a hotel. Take a short walk through the old village and see how the locals live. Whilst here, you will also be able to stop for lunch at a traditional Dalmatian restaurant.  Your journey continues towards Duga bay, placed on the south side of Čiovo, a stunning environment made for relaxation and swimming. During your unforgettable excursion, your skipper and host will be at your personal service and attempt to answer any questions you may have about this fascinating location. Participants can choose between a 9:00 AM or 3:00 PM departure. Your speedboat tour will end at the promenade.

Split: Full-Day Boat Cruise to Hvar & 3 Islands with Lunch

8. Split: Full-Day Boat Cruise to Hvar & 3 Islands with Lunch

Embark on an all-day cruise excursion through the pristine blue waters of the Adriatic Sea, and take advantage of 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 stop on 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. Next, you will have a chance to discover Pakleni Otoci, a small archipelago just opposite the town of Hvar. Go for a swim, try snorkeling, or bask in the Mediterranean sunshine. Make a final stop in Brac with free time to 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. Itinerary: 07:30 Tour and safety briefing at the Grayline Split office (Riva) 08:00 - 10:00 Cruise from Split to Hvar 10:00 - 12:00 Hvar town free time 12:00- 12:30 Cruise to Pakleni Islands 12:30 - 14:30 Pakleni Islands time for lunch, swimming and snorkeling 14:30 - 16:00 Cruise to Brač 16:00 - 16:45 Brač free time for swimming and snokeling 16:45 - 17:30 Starting the boat ride back to Split 17:30 Arrival to Split Port

Split: Party Cruise with Blue Lagoon and Island Stop

9. Split: Party Cruise with Blue Lagoon and Island Stop

We will meet 1 hour before departure(1pm), so every one can check in. You will receive a VIP bracelet (for a free shot at a bar in the old town & priority access to the club, starting july 11)! We will then embark on our beautiful ship. There are 3 decks for all the fun to take place! The dance floor/bar, the sun deck, and front deck. The Dj will be playing the ENTIRE time, and you can place requests at the time of booking to let us know what kind of music you like best. We will set sail towards the Blue Lagoon (or hidden bay, subject to wind/weather), enjoying the stunning views of all the nearby islands! Once we reach the Blue Lagoon (or hidden bay), we will stop to swim for about an hour. We provide floaties and the great music + good vibes keep rolling! Next, we sail on to our island stop. Here we'll have around an hour to explore, take beautiful pictures and even swim in the crystal clear waters again if you please! Finally our captain brings us to the best sunset spot in the Adriatic Sea! We’ll cruise back towards Split while soaking up every moment of golden hour. Disembark in the same spot as embarkment took place. Freshen up if you like before heading to the bar (same as the meetup) and then head to one of the best clubs in Split with 100+ more people from a pub crawl.

Cetina River: Rafting & Cliff Jumping Tour

10. Cetina River: Rafting & Cliff Jumping Tour

Embark on an action-packed day trip to the Cetina River from Split. Tackle the rapids along a 9-kilometer rafting route. Enjoy cliff jumping and relax on a small beach with a drink. Choose to get picked up from your hotel by selecting the option with transfers or meet your guide at the picnic area in Luka where you can park your vehicle. From there, go with a van or minibus to the start point of the rafting trip. At the start, get to know your river guide as they help you choose the appropriate equipment. Your guide will remain with you in the boat for the whole journey. After a short safety talk, embark on your 3-hour rafting along the 9-kilometer route of one of the most beautiful Croatian rivers. See rapids, waterfalls, caves and quiet parts of the river which are rich in flora and fauna. Along the way, take the opportunity to participate in other optional activities like swimming or rock jumping. The cliffs are up to 5 meters high and the river is 6 meters deep at the jumping spot. Finish your tour at a small beach where you can change clothes and have a drink. The parking area where you left your vehicle is just nearby.

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What people are saying about Split-Dalmatia County

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 13,489 reviews

Maya & Mario were absolutely amazing, the best 2 guides you could ask for. They were fun and entertaining, offered wind breakers which we gladly took! The whole day was fun and cultured with plenty of good recommendations of where to visit and where to eat, couldn’t recommend this enough

This was a great trip, amazingly organised and complimentary bottle of water after walking around in the sun, the guide was very knowledgeable 10/10 would recommend!

Olga was fantastic and the food as well. While walking she told us about the history of Split and gave us recommendations for places to eat and visit. Fab tour!!

Rudi did a great job, he was very knowledgeable and fun! I totally recommend this tour!!

We had the best time! Our instructor was great, definitely recommend.