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Full-Day Kayaking Tour in Dugi Otok from Zadar

1. Full-Day Kayaking Tour in Dugi Otok from Zadar

On this full-day kayaking excursion you’ll experience the natural beauty of Dugi Otok, a rugged island located to the west of Zadar. When you arrive, a van will transfer you to the bay, where the kayaking adventure begins. During the tour you’ll encounter secret bays, numerous sea caves and soaring cliffs. Later, when you return to the starting point you’ll be transferred to the north of island, where you’ll have lunch. Afterwards, you’ll paddle your kayak to a sunken ship, which offers a spectacular snorkeling experience. The final part of the tour is spent at the white sandy beach of Sakarun, where you can relax, swim and play the local game of picigin – a real treat for all.

From Zadar: Dugi Otok Half-Day Kayak Adventure

2. From Zadar: Dugi Otok Half-Day Kayak Adventure

Explore the natural beauty of the island of Dugi Otok on a half-day kayaking adventure from Zadar. Delight in the white sandy beach of Veli Žal, and swim in a hidden cave. Begin your tour by boarding a ferry at Gaženica port in Zadar and cruise for 1.5 hours to Dugi Otok. Admire the beauty of the magical Zadar archipelago on the sunny deck during the ride. Upon arrival in Brbinj, Dugi Otok, meet your guide in front of the ferry, then take a 15-minute ride to Veli Žal. Once at the beach, choose how you want to spend the first part of your adventure. Soak up some rays on the beach, go for a swim, explore the surroundings in a kayak by yourself, or join your guide on a ride around the island of Mezanj. 2 hours later, transfer to another bay where the real kayaking adventure starts. Paddle out in your kayak with a certified local guide, and try cliff jumping, swimming, and diving in an astonishing cave that changes color depending on sun reflection/the angle of sunlight.

Zadar: Sakarun Bay, Golubinka Cave & Veli Žal Speedboat Tour

3. Zadar: Sakarun Bay, Golubinka Cave & Veli Žal Speedboat Tour

Hop on a private boat in Zadar and head to Sakarun bay, Veli Žal beach and Golubinka cave on the outer part of the island. Visit the most magical places to make your holiday getaway memorable. While cruising towards the uninhabited side of Dugi Otok, whose name (Long Island) uncovers its 45-kilometer length, cruise past the islands of Sestrunj, Rava, Iž, Zverinac, Molat. Stop near the sunken ship near Lagnići islands to snorkel and explore the shipwreck from the 80s. Proceed past the Veli Rat lighthouse towards Veli Žal beach which is home to the most turquoise waters of the Adriatic. The beach Veli Žal (Big Beach) is situated on the uninhabited side of Dugi Otok in the open waters. Explore this best-kept secret of the archipelago. Next, head to the remote Golubinka cave to immerse in the pristine wilderness and beauty of nature. The cave itself lets some light in, which then explodes in many beautiful colors making the water inside look and feel magical. Snorkel and swim in these waters to enjoy the cave. Then, start going back towards the famous Sakarun bay. Meet pristine white sand, turquoise waters, a beach bar, and a restaurant in the pine forest. Lie on the beach, dip your feet in the crystal clear water, and relax to the sounds of waves.

Zadar: Dugi Otok and Kornati National Park Speedboat Tour

4. Zadar: Dugi Otok and Kornati National Park Speedboat Tour

Discover the shipwreck of the Italian cargo ship "Michelle", Sakarun Beach, and the Golubinka cave on a full-day speedboat tour from Zadar. Visit Lojena Beach in Kornati National Park and the Lagnići cliffs on Dugi Otok island. Swim in crystal-clear waters and enjoy free time in Vrulje. Meet your skipper at the dock in Zadar in the morning and take off on your Croatian adventure. Cut through the water in a comfortable RIB speedboat and keep your energy up with snacks, sodas, and water as you glide over the water. Stop at the at the Lagnići cliffs, on the northern part of Dugi Otok island, near the Veli Rat lighthouse. Snorkel uncover the secrets of the shipwrecked "Michelle" which serves as a home to many fish and some coral formations. Head to sandy cove of Sakarun where you can jump in the water and relax. Continue to Golubinka cave on the island’s west coast where you can snorkle through an underwater cave and admire the azure color of the sea. Cruise to Lojena Beach on Levrnaka Island which is nestled in the prisine waters of the Kornati national park. Take a dip in these protected waters and search for local marine life. Make your way to sheltered Vrulje bay where you can have some free time to go ashore and purchase a delicious lunch. Finally, reach Mana Island, one of the most famous islands in Kornati archipelago due to its remarkable cliffs and its history of being used as a shooting location. Have some free time to enjoy the water or take in the sights before returning to your meeting point in Zadar.

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What people are saying about Zadar

It was a great day with lots of activities and wonderful impressions. We had super nice guides who explained a lot and always had something to say about island life, history and residents. The main attraction for us was snorkeling at the shipwreck - great! A thoroughly successful day!

The kayaking experience was set up very well and great for all levels of experience. Zoki was an excellent guide.

Well organised trip to the beautiful island of Dugi Otok. Highly recommended.

Highly recommended my personally best day trip in Croatia

Everything was well organized. Very friendly and helpful.