Huck Finn 8 days/7 nights trip

Kayak Camping Dubrovnik

This holiday has been designed for those who love being active outdoors, exploring seaside, nature, heritage, history and art. It is a sea kayaking expedition around Croatia's Elaphiti Islands and Peljesac peninsula in Dubrovnik region, camping along the way, without a guide. Daily routes are 3-5 hours of paddling. Fit for all ages between 14 and late sixties. Previous kayaking experience is required.

Sea kayaking Sipan Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Dubrovnik town, Croatia
Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Sea kayaking Lopud Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Sea kayaking Elafiti Islands, Dubrovnik, Croaia
Rowing on the sea, Ston, Croaia
Dubrovnik town, Croatia
  • Sea kayaking Sipan Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Dubrovnik town, Croatia
  • Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Sea kayaking Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Sea kayaking Lopud Island, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Sea kayaking Elafiti Islands, Dubrovnik, Croaia
  • Rowing on the sea, Ston, Croaia
  • Dubrovnik town, Croatia

Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to the Elaphiti Islands archipelago – 13 green islands covered by pine forests, free of traffic, with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches. Each has no more than a couple of hundred permanent residents who live in stone houses of traditional character. Tall palm trees, parks, gardens and flowers everywhere contribute to an easy going lifestyle. They are not just places of incredible natural beauty, but also open air museums of history, art, architecture and folklore. Peljesac peninsula is known for being a real oasis of peace, with its hidden beaches, salt farms, fertile fields, vineyards and some of the best wine in the world.

Day Activities Place Lodging
Sat 1 Arrival Dubrovnik Zaton camp
Sun 2 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Kolocep Island Orasac camp
Mon 3 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Lopud, Sipan Slano camp
Tue 4 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Ston Bay Ston camp
Wed 5 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Elafiti Islands Sipan camp
Thu 6 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Lopud Island Lopud camp
Fri 7 Sea kayaking, swimming, snorkeling Kolocep Island Zaton camp
Sat 8 Departure Dubrovnik

Similar trips: Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik Islands Multisport, River to the Sea Canoeing

Prices and departure dates
Detailed itinerary
Contact for booking
Reviews

2014 Prices and Departure dates

Your kayak trip can start on any day of the week.

Kayak Camping Dubrovnik - Prices 2014

Camping accomodation

EUR

USD

GBP

8 day trip - All seasons

292

387 234

5 day trip - All seasons

192

255 154

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NOTE: The prices are fixed in euros. This conversion is for comparison purposes only.
The exact price in dollars or pounds is calculated on the day of booking according to the exchange rate of the Croatian National Bank.

High Season: July 6 - August 23, 2013
Intermediate Season: June 8 - July 5, August 24 - September 13, 2013
Low Season: April 20 - June 7, September 14 - October 19, 2013

All prices are per person.

Prices include:

  • 7 nights in camps
  • use of kayaks, paddles, life jackets
  • itinerary and map
  • local taxes and permits
  • Saturday transfers from/to Dubrovnik airport, harbour, bus or train station 
  • insurance

Not Included:

  • international airfare to/from Croatia
  • items of a personal nature and camping equipment
  • beverages and maels

- Maximum number of participants: 16 guests per group. Larger groups on request.

- Minimum age: 14 years if accompanied by parent(s).

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Sat: Arrival in Croatia

Arrive in Dubrovnik and transfer to Zaton, a charming and picturesque 2 km long bay, only 8 km from Dubrovnik. All three villages – Zaton Mali, Zaton Veliki and Stikovica have cozy waterfront restaurants where one can savour Croatian and Dalmatian specialities. Zaton is recognized as a Dubrovnik summer manor region. A Huck Finn guide will give you all neccessary instructions for your sea kayaking expedition.
Overnight camping in Zaton.

Day 2 - Sun: Sea Kayaking Kolocep Island

Sea kayaking from Zaton to Kolocep, the most interesting of the 13 Elaphiti Islands for kayakers and divers. Discover its blue caves, impressive cliffs and reefs, sandy beaches, romantic villages and pleasant walks. You won’t encounter cars, only calm atmosphere ideal for a relaxing holiday. Return to the mainland.
Overnight camping in Orasac.

Day 3 - Mon: Sea Kayaking Lopud and Sipan Islands

Lopud is an island with lots of sunshine, sandy beaches and palm trees, free of traffic. The only town has no more than a couple of hundred permanent residents, old houses of beautiful architecture and abundance of flowers everywhere. The island produces its own seafood, vegetables, fruit - even tropical fruit like lemons, oranges and kiwis. It's a journey through a dramatic landscape of giant rocks, high cliffs, colorful reefs, hidden caves and quiet bays. Head to Sipan, the largest Elaphiti island, where you can continue exploring the silent underwater world and then return to the mainland.
Overnight camping in Slano.

Day 4 - Tue: Sea Kayaking to Ston, Peljesac Peninsula

Head from Slano towards Peljesac peninsula. The goal is Ston, a medieval town whose history reaches back as far as the 14th century. It is a small town with the longest stone wall in Europe (5,5km), narrow quiet streets, noble ancient houses and traces of ancient cultures.
Overnight camping in Ston.

Day 5 – Wed: Sea Kayaking to Sipan Island

Sea kayaking from Ston to Sipan Island. Continue exploring the island. 
Overnight camping on Sipan.

Day 6 - Thu: Sea Kayaking to Lopud

Sea kayaking from Sipan to Lopud Island. Continue exploring the island. 
Overnight camping on Lopud.

Day 7 - Fri: Sea Kayaking to Kolocep Island

Sea kayaking from Lopud to Kolocep Island. Continue exploring the island. 
Overnight camping in Zaton Bay.

Day 8 - Sat: Departure day

Depart from Dubrovnik for the airport and flight home. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time. 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 guide books.

Note on the itinerary:

This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Huck Finn 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. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

Contact for booking

We believe that small groups ensure better and more personalized experience. That is the reason why the number of places on each trip is limited. We will be happy to recommend the perfect trip for you based on your travel dates, preferred activities and travel style. Please contact us with any questions and preferences:

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Zeljko Kelemen
zeljko@huck-finn.hr
Mob. +385 (0)98 392 022
Tel. +385 (0)1 618 3333
UK toll free : 0808 189 1407
US Skype number : +1 415 800 3739

Gear List

This gear list has been created to help you in choosing your equipment for the trip. Try to bring only what is necessary, this will help you and the field staff. In addition to your usual clothing you should consider bringing along some other items which will make your activities more enjoyable. Required gear for paddling and cycling is provided. 
Clothing:

  • Few lightweight, casual, easily washable items for travel and daily wear
  • Hiking shorts, synthetic
  • T-shirts (at least 1 synthetic)
  • Swimmwear
  • Brimmed sun hat

Outerwear:

  • Lightweight rain jacket, waterproof and breathable

Footwear:

  • Lightweight hiking shoes
  • Water shoes for kayaking/ rafting (stiff sole sandals)

Travel Accessories:

  • Water bottle or hydration pack
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock and lip balm
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Small backpack
  • Beach towel

Optional Accessories:

  • Camera (waterproof), film/memory cards and spare batteries

Reviews

Prices:
5-day € 192
8-day € 292

Activities: sea kayaking, walking / hiking, sightseeing, swimming, snorkeling

Season: April – October

Accomodation: 7 nights camping

Food & Wine: Authentic, healthy and natural

Nearest airport: Dubrovnik, 30 min

Day 1: Arrival
2: Kolocep Island
3: Lopud & Sipan
4: Ston Bay
5: Elafiti Islands
6: Lopud Island
7: Kolocep Island
8: Departure