Kornati islands Sailing & Activity Break

Sailing, cycling, walking & SUP around the archipelago

About Kornati islands Sailing & Activity Break

Summary

Kornati Islands – sailing, cycling, walking and SUP around the islands and secluded bays off the central Dalmatian coast. START/FINISH - Skradin.

Activity code: CRHK07

Duration: 4 Days

This fun-packed short break offers you the chance to explore some unique areas just off the coast of central Dalmatia; sailing around the fantastic Kornati archipelago. You can participate in swimming, SUP and snorkelling in some incredibly beautiful waters. Our guides will seize every opportunity to steer you away from the busy everyday life ensuring a truly memorable experience which you will cherish for many years to come.

This activity short break is designed to be included as part of a longer holiday in Croatia. Sailing and Croatia go well together; you will spend 3 nights on this Kornati sailing adventure around the most spectacular coastline in Europe. You will also discover tiny islands and the secluded coves of the Kornati National Park archipelago hidden in the sparkling blue Adriatic. The embarkation point is the lovely town of Skradin, on the very edge of the Krka National Park. The coastal waters of Sibenik contain an archipelago of numerous islands. Therefore these little islands make marvellous getaways if you're looking for a rustic vacation experience. The first destination you reach is the island of Zlarin. While travelling aboard the catamaran you will experience the true culture of the islands and people. This Kornati sailing adventure holiday isn't just a sailing trip or an adventure package. This package is designed for those who love being active, who admire the outdoors and appreciate ancient architecture and local tradition. Croatia is alive with well-preserved old towns, castles, palaces, monuments and native architecture. Together with the tradition, folklore, art scenes and music it is a unique place to discover.

Highlights of the Kornati Island Activity Break:

  • Kornati Islands NP
  • Zlarin Island
  • Prvic Island
  • SUP, swimming & walking in beautiful unspoilt locations

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Sail out to Zlarin Island from Skradin

Day 2: Sail around Kornati NP - SUP, swimming & walking

Day 3: Sail to Prvic Island - SUP, swimming & walking (or cycling)

Day 4: Departure day, sail back to Skradin

What activities are included ?

Sailing, SUP, hiking, swimming & snorkelling are included in the programme as everyday activities and are suitable for all ages with a moderate degree of fitness and swimming ability. The sea and rivers are friendly – they have pleasant temperatures in summer and they are not dangerous or physically too demanding.

Departure Dates 2019

  • Every Saturday from May 4th to October 12th (inclusive)
  • Every Wednesday from May 8th to October 16th (inclusive)
  • Other dates (including 2020) on request

Price includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation on the catamaran
  • Meals as per itinerary (3x breakfast)
  • Use of all equipment including SUP, snorkelling gear, life jackets, helmets, bicycles, etc.
  • 2 full days of organized activities
  • National Parks entrance fees
  • Local taxes, marina fees and permits
  • Skilled, experienced English speaking guide and full assistance
  • Experienced, qualified Yacht skipper

Essential Information:

Activity level: Trips are designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. The daily program is a combination of walking, swimming and SUP exploration. You can expect to paddle about 10 miles a day (four hours), but our schedule is very weather dependent. Previous experience is recommended, but not required.

Minimum age: 8 years - 8 to 12 years, only if accompanied by parent(s).

Meals: The meals tend to be fairly heavy on the meats, breads and pastries, pastas and dumplings. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know as soon as possible. Vegetarian diets can be accommodated but we recommend that you bring along with you some of your favourite protein snacks.

Weather: The summers are typically warm and sunny. From May to October temperatures are comfortable for hiking, paddling, and swimming. Rain is always a possibility in Croatia so it is essential to bring adequate rain wear and a jacket in case of inclement weather.

Group size: Min 4 – Max 8 per group; larger groups are on request.

Accommodation: Our yacht is a Nautitech 44 or similar catamaran with two double and two triple rooms, most with en suite bathroom (only one is shared sometimes with the guide). The catamaran has beds for up to 10 passengers with a lot of deck space, comfort and very good sailing performance.

NB. This itinerary can be subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Our guides and tour leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for you 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.

Contact us now to book this recommended Holiday for any date.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive at destination – Skradin and sail out to the islands

    We kindly ask you to arrive by 5pm to the Skradin marina. After boarding it will be time to sail  northwest to Zlarin Island for an inspirational walk around this tiny island with no cars. Catamaran yacht set for up to 10 passengers which will anchor for the night in one of the beautiful bays of the area.

    Accommodation: Catamaran

  • Day 2: Sailing adventure around Kornati Island with SUP and swimming

    This morning continue sailing north towards the Kornati Island National Park. You will explore its
    landscape, stone shapes, rocky bays and swim and/or SUP most of the day. In the evening the catamaran will anchor in one of many beautiful bays in the area. End the day with a hike up to a view point to see most of the archipelago of the Kornati islands.

    Accommodation: Catamaran

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3: Sailing from the island towards Prvic Island for SUP and extraordinary swimming

    Today, spend the first part of the day sailing towards Zlarin. Opportunity for SUP and/or swimming in great locations, reachable only by boat. In the late afternoon, sail towards the Island of Prvic and anchor in a quiet bay for the night. A pleasant evening will be spent walking in the serene ambiance of the village.

    Accommodation: Catamaran

    Meals: Breakfast

     

  • Day 4: Early morning return to Skradin for departure

    Transfer to Skradin for disembarking by 10 am.

    Meals: Breakfast

Prices

Kornati islands Sailing & Activity Break

Fully inclusive priced based upon 2 adults sharing; discounts for children (8-12 yrs).

Children can take part in this activity. Discounts for children of and under may be available on request.

Prices from £662

  • Single room supplement - 25%: EUR per person

  • Twin room supplement - 10%: EUR per person

All prices are per person

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