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Duration
9 days
Cost
$5495
Arrival Airport
Split (SPU)
Grade
river grade
Air Temp
27°C (81F)
Water Temp
25°C (77F)
Camping
5
Hotel
3

Overview


Croatia is a country rich in natural beauty and nowhere is that more evident, than the spectacular islands on the Dalmatian Coast. This beautiful coastline offers picturesque anchorages, fascinating history and gorgeous sailing conditions. We eat fresh fish from the ocean and sample an array of wonderful cuisine in the many quality restaurants en route  or freshly prepared by your skipper on board our 50 foot yacht. Compliment your adventure with a visit to the ancient city of Dubrovnik and raft the Tara River in Montenegro.

We look forward to sharing this exciting destination with you soon.

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What you will be up to


1

Arrival into Split where your skipper will meet you and accompany you to your hotel in the picturesque old town of Trogir. Your skipper will meet you for a meal in one of the many excellent restaurants to give you a run down on the next few days of your trip.

Included: Dinner

2

After breakfast, we’ll take you to the marina where you’ll board your yacht and the skipper will give you a full safety briefing before we set sail. After a short sail we will reach fantastic bay of Krknjaši on Drvenik Veli island. We’ll have a swim and enjoy lunch in the azure waters. The afternoon, sees us sail the short distance to Solta where we anchor for the night and take in one of the many lovely restaurants.

All meals included

3

Take a dive off the yacht for a wake up swim and then the skipper will have breakfast ready as well as freshly brewed coffee. Our ‘planned’ destination for tonight is Starigrad, on the island of Hvar. Situated in a sheltered bay, we will anchor up and give you time to explore this fascinating town. We’ll enjoy one of the many seaside restaurants on offer.

All meals included

4

After a relaxed start to the day, we’ll sail towards Otok Scedro, a remote island. Here if we are lucky, we may get to see dolphins on route. Once anchored, take a swim or take the dinghy into shore for a short hike while your meal is prepared.

All meals included

5

Our hosts will deliver freshly baked croissants and bread direct to the yacht! Today our destination is the fascinating island of Vis. In Vis town, parts of the ancient city walls remain, along with a thermae (public bath). Levaman Fortress houses the Archaeological Museum, with exhibits including a 4th-century-B.C. bronze head of the goddess Artemis and amphorae recovered offshore. On a small peninsula, St. Jerome’s Church and Monastery is built over an ancient Roman theatre.

All meals included

6

After breakfast on board the yacht, we sail from Vis to Solta is a nice easy day. Often a wonderful place to take a swim in the middle of the calm clear seas. Enjoy your last full day sailing. Dinner tonight on board the yacht.

All meals included

7

We depart after a relaxed breakfast back to Trogir. Here once we say farewell to our yacht, we transfer to Split airport for our early afternoon flight to Dubrovnik and a look around this wonderful city. Overnight in our central hotel.

All meals included

8

Get ready to raft people! We have an early start to get to the Tara River Canyon in Montenegro. (Yes you get to go to another country!) The Tara River Canyon is utterly spectacular. Enjoy the rapids, warm water in this beautiful 20 km run, before we drive back to Dubrovnik.

All meals included

9

Depart Dubrovnik for your flight home.

Included: Breakfast

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Dates & Prices


DatesDuration
Saturday 28 May 2022 - Sunday 5 June 20229 days£3795€4600$5495
Saturday 23 July 2022 - Sunday 31 July 20229 days£3795€4600$5495

FLIGHTS TO SPLIT, CROATIA

In order to give you increased flexibility for your vacation please call our UK or US office’s for advice on who to book your flights with. Alternatively, why not use your frequent flyer miles for your adventure? There are many options for your flight to Athens with Swiss, LufthansaBA Aegean or the Low Cost airline, Easyjet. Alternatively we have teamed up with GYT who can provide you with a competitive flight quote by filling out this form on the Water By Nature website. Please ensure you DO NOT book your flights until your trip is CONFIRMED.

PLEASE NOTE: Your arrival airport for this trip is Split (Airport Code SPU) and your departure Airport is Dubrovnik (DBV)

We have price and departure information about the following trips in Croatia (land prices only – flights not included).

In order to secure your place pay your deposit  of £750 per person (USD$1000 for U.S. customers).

Please note that prices shown in Euros and USD are indicative only, as they fluctuate. The actual rate payable is always GBP only.

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What you should bring


We find most of our clients have in their possession already what is needed for a sailing trip. We have broken down here the items into what you’ll need on the yacht, on the river and in camp. An equipment list of what you will require for your adventure will be sent to you prior to your departure.

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Current COVID Travel Status To Croatia And Montenegro


Travelling from the US

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes

Entry requirements are subject to change at any time without notice. The Croatian Border Police have final authority regarding entry into Croatia.

The Croatian Government has restricted all border crossings to protect the population from the COVID-19 disease. Visit the Croatian Government’s Ministry of Interior Webpage for comprehensive information regarding border restrictions and entry requirements for all categories of travelers.  Please direct questions regarding border requirements to the Croatian Ministry of Interior via the contact form at the bottom of the web page.

Travelers arriving from the U.S.

Travelers from the United States are restricted from entering Croatia unless they qualify under one of the approved categories:

  1. Persons traveling for urgent personal/family reasons, business, or other economic interest.
  2. Tourism: Entry for tourism is permitted only with documentary evidence of an accommodation paid in advance and in full, prior to arrival at the border (the accommodation reservation alone is not sufficient for entry). Owners of houses or vessels in Croatia are also permitted.
  3. Seafarers.
  4. Citizens or residents of EU/EEA Member States (including Croatian citizens) and their family members. Learn more about this specific category here: https://mup.gov.hr/uzg-covid/english/286212

To qualify for entry under one of these categories, a traveler must present one of the following (for detailed information about these requirements, please visit the Croatian Government’s Ministry of Interior Webpage):

  • A negative viral test result: PCR or rapid antigen test (list of acceptable antigen tests) not older than 48 hours (counting from the time of taking the test to arriving at the border crossing point). Travelers entering Croatia with a rapid antigen test and staying longer than 10 days must repeat the test within ten days of the original test.
  • A certificate of vaccination (any vaccine) for persons whose final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is more than 14 days prior to crossing the border.
  • A medical certificate confirming that the traveler has recovered from COVID-19 after having a positive PCR or rapid antigen test result. The certificate is valid 11-180 days after the positive test result.
  • Perform PCR testing or rapid antigen testing immediately upon arrival to Croatia (at the traveler’s own expense), with the obligation to stay in self-isolation until receiving a negative test result. If testing cannot be performed, travelers must self-isolate for a period of 10 days.

All travelers (regardless of citizenship) who meet the entry conditions are advised to fill out an arrival form at Enter Croatia in advance to facilitate their entry at the border.

  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
  • With limited exceptions (see the Croatian Government’s Ministry of Interior Webpage), travelers must present a PCR or a rapid antigen test (list of acceptable antigen tests) not older than 48 hours (counting from the time of taking the test to arriving at the border crossing point) OR a certificate of vaccination (any vaccine) whose final dose was more than 14 days prior to entry OR a medical certificate confirming that the traveler has recovered from COVID-19 at least 11 days but no more than 180 days from the first positive test result to date of entry.  For detailed information about these requirements, please visit the Croatian Government’s Ministry of Interior Webpage.
  • In some circumstances, travelers may have the PCR or antigen test done immediately upon arrival to Croatia and remain in self-isolation until they receive a negative test result; visit the Croatian Government’s Ministry of Interior Webpage for more information.  After receiving a negative test locally, travelers in this category will need to contact a local epidemiologist to clear them from self-isolation.  Please direct questions regarding this requirement to the Croatian Ministry of Interior via the contact form at the bottom of the web page.
  • Individuals arriving to the Republic of Croatia for urgent personal or business reasons whose stay is under 12 hours do not need a PCR test. The same applies to passengers in transit under 12 hours.
  • The cost of a local test (rapid antigen test or a PCR test) ranges from $40 to $150 or more, depending upon the location, and the result can be expected between 1-48 hours depending upon the type of the test.  A test can be arranged at the following locations: COVID-19 Testing Locations in Croatia.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes

Travelling from the UK

Entry to Croatia

UK nationals travelling to Croatia are subject to strict epidemiological measures and must carry evidence of health status (a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result taken up to 48 hours before arrival in Croatia, proof of a vaccination, or a certificate of recovery following a positive test result between 11 and 180 days prior). Until there is means to certify vaccinations for international travel, all travellers should continue to obtain a PCR as stated above. Travel is permitted within defined purposes, including, but not limited to, residence, business and tourism. In addition to evidence of your negative COVID-19 status, those travelling under the tourism exemption are required to hold a valid accommodation booking or proof of property ownership in Croatia.

In the case of a rapid antigen test, and a stay longer than 10 days in the Republic of Croatia, a test must be repeated within ten days from the date of issuing the first test.

From 13 January 2021, there are additional restrictions if you are travelling to Croatia from South Africa, Brazil or Zanzibar. In addition to holding a negative PCR test result taken within 48 hours prior to arrival, permitted travellers must also undergo a mandatory 14 day self-isolation period on arrival to Croatia. The isolation period can be reduced to 7 days if a subsequent PCR test confirms a negative result.

Individual Croatian Counties may introduce more restricted COVID-19 measures for limited periods of time. Please follow the local authorities’ advice and adhere to the measures in place.

Details of eligibility to travel, possible exemptions, and instructions for arrivals including approved rapid antigen tests are available from the Croatian Ministry of Interior.

Tests are not available at Croatia’s airports. Those seeking a test on arrival will need to contact a clinic directly and may temporarily leave their accommodation to attend a test appointment. See more information about testing centres in Croatia. Tests cost approximately 700 Croatian Kuna and results are generally available within 48 hours.

If you have recovered from COVID-19 within the past three months, you must provide evidence of your recovery with a doctor’s certificate or a negative test result.

Screening on arrival

The Croatian government has introduced a new online entry form to expedite the entry of foreign visitors. You are advised to carry a copy of your accommodation booking or proof of ownership of holiday homes / boats when arriving in Croatia. If you are travelling to Croatia for business, you are advised to carry evidence of a business invitation or meetings.

Restrictions on travel may change at any time. You should check the latest regulations before travelling on the Croatian government website. British citizens are permitted to leave Croatia and it remains possible to return to the UK by air and road.

Travelling from elsewhere then contact us to find out the latest.

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