Spend four days on this Dubrovnik Adventure Sailing trip and you will love it. While sailing around the most spectacular coastline in Europe. You will discover tiny islands and secluded coves hidden in the sparkling blue Adriatic. Therefore those are Croatia’s most beautiful green islands. Also, free of traffic and under an hour’s sailing from Dubrovnik. During this Dubrovnik Adventure Sailing, you will also visit Mljet National Park and Pelješac Peninsula.
While traveling aboard our catamaran, you will experience the true culture of the islands and people. This Dubrovnik adventure sailing holiday isn’t just a sailing trip or an adventure package. We designed it for those who love being active. Who admire the outdoors and appreciate ancient architecture and local tradition. Therefore Croatia and this Dubrovnik adventure sailing trip are awesome. Hence it is a unique and exotic place to discover.
Day 1: Arrival at the meeting destination – Komolac harbor
Day 2: Sailing to Mljet Island and Peljesac Peninsula.
Day 3: Peljesac Peninsula paddleboarding, swimming, snorkeling, and cycling.
Day 4: Elaphiti Islands sailing and departure.
DAY 1: From Dubrovnik to Sipan Island
Due to your early arrival, you get to board the catamaran by 10 am. You are welcomed by our crew and we sail out after short safety instructions. Our first stop is Kolocep Island. The smallest of the inhabited islands in the Elaphiti Archipelago. Kolocep is ideal for water activities and we will try out paddle-boards. We will probably make a swimming break before stopping for lunch in one of the best fish restaurants in the area. After lunch and a short hike to Kolocep’s spectacular cliffs, we continue sailing towards Sipan Island. We will anchor in one of the most beautiful bays in the area for a dinner and a swim.Accommodation: catamaran.
DAY 2: Sailing to Mljet Island and Peljesac Peninsula
We leave Sipan behind early today and sail out towards Mljet Island National Park. The park has two saltwater lakes surrounded by a lush, green forest. The larger one with a small island in the middle, make Mljet a spectacular location for kayaking, hiking, cycling, and swimming. You can choose to cycle from the catamaran to the lakes. From where you can take a boat to the small island with a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. Entrance fee to the national park is not included but can be paid on spot. In the late afternoon, we will sail towards the Peljesac Peninsula and anchor in a quiet bay near Zuljana Village.Accommodation: catamaran. Meals: B.
DAY 3: Peljesac Peninsula paddleboarding, swimming, snorkeling and cycling
Today we spend the day exploring the Peljesac Peninsula, one of the most successful and famous winemaking regions in Croatia. It is a true oasis of peace with its vast vineyards, salt and oyster farms. Also quiet towns, narrow streets, and hidden beaches. We will spend the morning paddling and snorkeling in Zuljana Bay. Afterward, we sail east towards Broce and Ston. Cycle to Ston, a lovely old town unspoiled by tourism, with pleasant cafes and restaurants. Take the time to explore the city walls, salt farms, or taste its famous oysters or mussels. Before returning to Broce for the evening.Accommodation: catamaran. Meals: B.
DAY 4: The Elaphiti Islands sailing and departure
This morning we sail out of Broce and continue sailing east between the Elaphiti Islands until we reach Komolac again. We aim to disembark around noon. Therefore you are free to relax in Komolac, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant or continue to your next destination. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit, especially those you won’t find in tourist guidebooks.Meals: B.
This itinerary is subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Raftrek Guides and Trip Leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Raftrek reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.
Min 4 – max 10 people per group; larger groups are on request. Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. In case the minimum number of participants is not met but the guest/s still want to do the trip, the price increases by a percentage depending on the final number of participants.
Our yacht is a Nautitech 44 catamaran with two double and two triple rooms, each with en-suite bathroom. The catamaran has beds for up to 10 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort, and very good sailing performance.
Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip has the necessary minimum number of participants required to operate. Early arrivals / Extended stay notes – we include two transfers with each trip. These are usually the transfers on the first and the last day of the trip. In case you are arriving a few days earlier or extending your stay in Dubrovnik after your trip with us, we can provide additional airport transfers.
We can provide vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, etc. meals with prior notice (gluten-free meals will be provided in case there are medical grounds). Breakfast will be served in a rich buffet form with several types of cereal, butter, honey, jam, ham, cheese, eggs, yogurt, fruit, juice, coffee, tea, and milk.
Some lunches will be picnic-style, allowing for flexibility along with our route. You will be able to buy lunch packages from the local shop. Excellent local and private restaurants will be available during lunchtime and dinner. They have received excellent feedback from previous guests. Therefore we strongly recommend trying their specialties to all those interested in discovering authentic Croatian food. The skipper will be happy to make reservations and give suggestions.
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