- Niveau sportifIntermédiaire
- Langues parléesanglais, croate
- Durée> 1 sem.
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Description de l'activité
This exciting tour features overnights on two islands: Lopud & Sipan. Sea kayaking is the main activity, but there is also plenty of time for island walking, swimming, snorkelling, sightseeing.
This is an absolutely wonderful way to explore the Elaphite Islands, learn about local culture, improve your paddling technique and have fun.
Here is an example of a typical day:
Morning: The base is the guesthouse, where you'll meet each morning for breakfast. The main activity in the morning is paddling. During the sea kayaking, you'll stop at hidden beaches and caves to go swimming, snorkelling and exploring the island.
Lunch: While kayaking you'll stop at typical local taverns and restaurants. The food is delicious and the prices reasonable. There is also grocery store where one can buy a sandwich as well as small market with local fruit and vegetables.
Afternoon: After lunch you'll usually take a nap, since it is the hottest part of the day. Then you can swim, snorkel, explore the island or simply sit in a shade and enjoy your afternoon coffee. After your nap you'll continue the kayaking expedition.
Late afternoon: You'll return to the guesthouse. There is usually some time between your return from kayaking and dinner so you can relax in your room or take a walk.
Evening: You'll dine in a cosy local restaurant. Two dinners are included in price. You can enjoy typical Mediterranean specialities; seafood, meat, fresh vegetables seasoned with olive oil. Vegetarian food is available as well. Ice cream on Lopud is a must!
Day 1: Arrival, transfer from the airport, afternoon or evening ferry to Lopud
Day 2: Lopud – Sunj
Day 3: Lopud – Kolocep
Day 4: Lopud – Trsteno
Day 5: Lopud – Sipanska Luka
Day 6: Sipanska Luka – Sudjuradj
Day 7: Sudjuradj – Ruda – Sudjuradj
Day 8: Departure, transfer to Dubrovnik airport
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The tour features:
- 8 days, 7 nights Dubrovnik and the Elaphite islands of: Lopud, Kolocep, Sipan, Ruda
- Overnight on two islands: Lopud & Sipan
- Crystal clear Adriatic Sea, stunning rock formations, steep cliffs, hidden caves, fishing villages, lush Mediterranean vegetation
- Highlight of tour: visiting Blue and Green Cave and get together dinner
Paddling distances range from 7 to 20 km per day. Each of the Elaphite Islands have their own unique character and charm.
Sea kayaking is the main activity on this tour, but there is also plenty of time for swimming, snorkelling and sightseeing.
Private guesthouse on the islands are licensed and approved for tourists. Rooms are typically shared, with two people per room. Rooms are simple, comfortable, and clean, with private bathroom, bed linens, and towels. Guesthouses are conveniently located. Everything is within walking distance. Hotel accommodation also available on request, hotels on the islands are 3-star, small but pleasant.
Please note the prices varies depending on the season you're booking in:
- May, June, September: €715
- July, August: €750
Day 1: Dubrovnik – Island of Lopud
Meeting and transfer by minivan from airport to Dubrovnik Ferry* Dubrovnik-Lopud, where you will be welcomed by your guide and your local host. (Free time to visit Dubrovnik is depending on your arrival flight schedule. You'll be assisted you with luggage storage and transfers).
Dubrovnik - Lopud ferry timetable:
*July and August: 09.30am, 11.45 am, 6.15pm and 8.30pm
*May, June, September and October: 09.00am and 8.00pm
Day 2: Island of Lopud
After breakfast you'll gather at the beach for instructions in shallow protected bay: the guide will explain the safety procedures and give the tips on paddling techniques. You'll start paddling from the Bay of Lopud and continue along the outer scenic side of Lopud with cliffs and caves to the sandy beach of Sunj – located at the other side of the island. There you'll stop for a swimming break and a traditional local game 'picigin'. The afternoon is reserved for you to explore the island on foot.
Lopud: dinner and overnight stay
Daily activity: Around 3 hours of paddling, snorkelling, swimming and island walking
Paddling distance: 7.5 km
Day 3: Lopud - Kolocep - Lopud
After breakfast you'll take a 20 minute pleasant walk to Sunj from where you'll paddle to the island of Kolocep. You'll cross the channel and paddle on the outer side, along the breath taking steep cliffs, caves and stunning rock formations, green forests and fascinating clear water. You'll stop for a swim at the Blue Cave and continue to the small village of Gornje Celo, where you'll have lunch. There will be some free time to explore the island on foot or relax on the beach. After lunch in local restaurant you'll paddle back to Lopud.
Lopud: lunch and overnight stay
Daily activity: Approx. 3 hours of paddling 3 hours of snorkelling, swimming and island walking
Paddling distance: 16 km
Day 4: Lopud – Trsteno - Lopud
After breakfast you'll have a morning paddle across Kolocep Channel to mainland, Trsteno with many small caves and secluded beaches. You'll visit Trsteno Arboretum with its Renaissance garden and the 15th century summer villa. Then it's time for lunch, swimming, snorkelling and relaxing.
You'll have an afternoon paddle to Lopud.
Lopud: overnight stay
Daily activity: Approx. 3 hours of paddling 2 hours of snorkelling, swimming and walking
Paddling distance: 15 km
Day 5: Lopud – Sipan
Paddling from Lopud to the island of Sipan, Luka Sipanska, once the center of Authority of Dubrovnik Republic. You'll cross the island to Sudjuradj, a fishermen’s village nestled in a scenic bay, with numerous historical monuments such as, castles, churches and Renaissance summer manors. Your luggage will be transported from Lopud to the accommodation in Sudjuradj, island of Sipan
Sudjuradj: dinner and overnight stay
Daily activity: Approx. 3 hours of paddling 3 hours of snorkelling and swimming
Paddling distance: 15 km
Day 6: Sipanska Luka - Sudjuradj
You'll take the local bus to Sipanska Luka from where you'll paddle to Sudjuradj, along the inner side of the island passing near small islets and bays where the green pine trees are touching crystal clear water.
Daily activity: 4 hours paddling 2 hours swimming and snorkelling
Paddling distance: 20 km
Sudjuradj: overnight stay
Day 7: Sipan & Ruda
After breakfast you'll paddle from Sudjuradj to the islet of Ruda. En route you will see lovely landscape with coves and islet of Ruda with its Mediterranean machia. You'll stop for a swim and visit the Green Cave. In the afternoon you'll explore this beautiful island on foot.
Daily activity: 2 hours paddling 2 hours swimming, snorkelling and island walking
Paddling distance: 11 km
Day 8: Island of Sipan, Sudjuradj-Dubrovnik
Transfer from the island of Sipan to Dubrovnik by ferry and on from Dubrovnik to airport by minivan.
In case of unfavourable weather conditions Adria Adventure reserves the right to change the itinerary.
- 7 nights accommodation in private guesthouses
- 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners and 1 lunch in local restaurants
- Transfers by minivan and boat with assistance
- Adria Adventure guide service
- Fully equipped sea kayaks
- Cotton socks: 1-2 pairs (medium thickness)
- Wet shoes: 1 pair (these can be a pair of thick soled dive booties or an old pair of sneakers. Dive booties protect your legs against sharp objects and sea urchins.)
- Hiking shoes: 1 pair (these can be city walking shoes or running shoes)
- Swimming costume/shorts
- Sun hat and paddling gloves
- Towel, sunscreen and lip balm
- Snorkelling gear
- Comfortable clothing adapted to the weather conditions