The 4 Best Family Boat Tours in Dalmatia
Blue Cave & Hvar, the 6 Island Tour
image credits: Katerina and Vasillis Last
This tour starts in Split and leads first to the island of Biševo. On this island is a small grotto, known as the Blue Cave. The special feature of this grotto is its beautiful blue shimmer, which emanates from a wide opening below the sea level. Actually, the grotto has two entrances. A narrow, for the boat and the large entrance, through which the sunlight hits the sea level and gives the cave its unique color. Swimming or diving is prohibited in the Blue Cave, but the sight alone pays off.
From here it goes to Komiža, a small town in the southwest of the island of Vis. This island has a long fishing tradition. Let yourself be pampered by the warmth of the natives.
A small bay with a beautiful beach, ideal for all photographers.
Many call this island heaven on earth, one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic. Here you can enjoy crystal clear water and white pebble beach. Refresh yourself in the small restaurant or café.
The Pakleni Islands include the main island of Sveti Klement or Veliki otok (Big Island). Other associated islands are Jerolim, Pokonji Dol, Marinkovac, Gališnik, Stambedar, Vodnjak Veliki and Vodnjak Mali. The Pakleni Islands are famous for their coves, pebble and sandy beaches. The Pakleni Islands are definitely worth a visit!
Some entrepreneurs also give them the opportunity to snorkel and look for an old sunken ship. A very special experience for all children and those who have stayed young.
Food and drinks are provided on board.
Hvar island and Hvar town
Sunny island of Hvar lies on the Dalmatian coast between the islands of Brač and Korčula. The city of Hvar offers various entertainment options. Why not visit one of the best restaurants that has something for every budget and every taste. Hvar is known for its gourmet offer and value high quality ingredients (fresh seafood and seasonal produce - vegetables and fruits).
The medieval old town you should be sure to explore and if you are not tired, look at the fortress of Hvar. From here you have a breathtaking view over the island.
Important: This tour is one of the most popular tours in Dalmatia. It is therefore important that you book early so as not to miss this unique water trip on your next vacation.
Sunset Cruise Split
Split, Marjan Hill & Kastela Bay
The Sunset Cruise Split Sunset Cruise is a special experience lasting no more than two hours. The journey starts in Split but does not stay on the usual tourist panorama tour.
This two-hour cruise begins with sailing towards the sunset along Marjan Hill, also known as the "lung of the city". Then you will see the bay of Kaštela, which is surrounded by the slopes of Kozjak . Take a look at the impressive stadium of the local football club "Hajduk", which due to its famous history and architecture is in general a very important institution not only for football fans but for the citizens of Split.
The tour includes live music on the open deck and an open bar with unlimited champagne, wine, beer and soft drinks throughout the cruise. Be enchanted by the unique sunset behind the city in an idyllic atmosphere.
The tour ends back in Split.
Most families say about this tour that it is an unforgettable evening.
2 Islands Bathing Tour
Tour to Brač and Šolta
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, then this 7-hour boat to the islands of Brač and Šolta is perfect. Spend a restful day in hidden coves with enchanting beaches and crystal clear waters. For those who are not just lying on the beach or want to swim, there is the possibility to dive. Fins and underwater glasses should be brought. Here every diver will find a breathtaking underwater trip, where there is much to discover.
If you prefer to spend your time over the water, you canyour skills on a stand-up paddle board try. The water is shallow and smooth, so even beginners will enjoy it and above all else.
The picturesque village of Stomorska on the island of Šolta is worth a shore vacation. Admire the attractive architecture of the region. Here you will also find a restaurant where fresh and traditional dishes are always waiting for you.
The journey is family friendly; Lunch and free drinks are included in the price.
Children under 3 travel free
For children between 3 and 12 years receive a 50% discount!
A boat tour with children in Dalmatia is certainly one of the most beautiful holidays that the entire family will remember for a long time. There are countless opportunities to charter tours or rent a boat and make yourself on an adventure trip.