Huck Finn 8 days/7 nights trip

Sail and Hike
Dubrovnik, Croatia

This sailing holiday takes you to the Dubrovnik region in the south of Croatia. You will explore the old walled town of Dubrovnik, Konavle, the Elafiti Islands, Mljet Island National Park and the Peljesac Penincula while sailing on a yacht and hiking.

Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
  • Sailing and walking Dubrovnik Croatia
Short Itinerary :

Day 1 - Saturday: Arrival
Day 2 - Sunday: Dubrovnik, Lokrum and Mt Srdj walking
Day 3 - Monday: Dubrovnik Countryside and Cavtat walking
Day 4 - Tuesday: Mljet Island National Park walking
Day 5 - Wednesday: Peljesac Peninsula walking
Day 6 - Thursday: Sipan island walking
Day 7 - Friday: Kolocep island walking
Day 8 - Saturday: Departure

Similar trips: Bike & Kayak, Sail & Kayak, Sail & Bike, Adventure Sailing

Prices and departure dates
Detailed itinerary
Contact for booking
Reviews

2014 Prices and Departure dates

8-day Sail and Hike Departure dates 2014

APR

-

-

-

19

26

MAY

3

10

17

24

31

JUN

-

7

14

21

28

JUL

-

5

12

19

26

AUG

2

9

16

23

30

SEP

-

6

13

20

27

OCT

4

11

-

-

-

Other dates on request. If you wish to organise a private departure, please contact us.

5-day Sail and Hike Departure dates 2014

APR

-

-

-

-

-

19

22

26

29

MAY

3

6

10

13

17

20

24

-

31

JUN

-

7

10

14

-

21

-

28

-

JUL

1

5

8

12

15

19

22

-

-

AUG

2

5

9

12

16

19

23

26

30

SEP

2

6

9

13

-

20

-

-

-

OCT

4

7

11

14

-

-

-

-

-

Other dates on request. If you wish to organise a private departure, please contact us.

Sail and Hike - Prices 2014

  8-day 5-day
Double rooms EUR USD GBP EUR USD GBP
High season 990 1298 785 790 1036 627
Intermediate season 940 1232 746 710 931 563
Low season 820 1075 650 620 813 492
Single use, 25% supplement
High season 1237.50 1622 982 987.50 1295 783
Intermediate season 1175 1541 932 887.50 1164 704
Low season 1025 1344 813 775 1016 615
Twin supplement, 10% supplement
High season 1089 1428 864 869 1139 689
Intermediate season 1034 1356 820 781 1024 619
Low season 902 1183 715 682 894 541

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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: June 21-September 12
Intermediate Season: May 31-June 20, September 13-October 3
Low Season: May 17-May 30, October 4-October 18

All prices are per person, in EUR.

  • Maximum number of participants: 10 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.
  • Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s).
  • Single use rooms/cabins are available upon request with a 25% surcharge. Sharing a twin room with another person is possible.
  • Twin rooms/cabins are available upon request with a 10% surcharge per person.

8-day trip prices include:

  • 3 nights on the catamaran (double rooms, en suite bathroom), 4 nights in guesthouse Zaton bay
  • 7 breakfasts
  • activities and use of equipment (kayaks, bikes, snorkeling gear)
  • local taxes, permits and marina fees
  • Mljet Island National Park entrance fee
  • transfers from Dubrovnik airport or harbor
  • local transfers
  • yacht skipper
  • assistance
  • insurance

5-day trip prices include:

  • 3 nights on the catamaran (double rooms, en suite bathroom), 1 night in guesthouse Zaton bay
  • 4 breakfasts
  • activities and use of equipment (kayaks, bikes, snorkeling gear)
  • local taxes, permits and marina fees
  • Mljet Island National Park entrance fee
  • transfers from Dubrovnik airport or harbor
  • local transfers
  • yacht skipper
  • assistance
  • insurance

Not Included:

  • international airfare to/from Croatia
  • items of a personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)
  • beverages and meals not stated in the itinerary
  • optional trips to Mt Srdj, Lokrum Island and city walls walk

Detailed Itinerary

5-day Sail and Hike from Tuesday

Day 1 - Saturday: Arrival in Dubrovnik and transfer to Zaton Bay

Our guide will meet you at Dubrovnik airport, harbour or bus station. Transfer to Zaton Bay, approximately 20 minutes from Dubrovnik. Discover interesting hiking trails which offer lovely views of the the Elafiti Islands Archipelago, or sunbathe on a secluded beach. Meet the group in the evening and discuss the upcoming itinerary.

Accommodation: Zaton Bay guesthouse.

Day 2 - Sunday: Dubrovnik, Lokrum and Mt Srdj walking

Today we explore Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia and the Mediterranean. Take this opportunity to explore ancient streets, churches and city walls. Escape to Lokrum island after the city becomes too busy - a short boat ride away, this island offers some lovely hiking trails, olive and botanical gardens and an old Benedictine monastery. In the afternoon we set off to Mt Srdj to enjoy some spectacular views of the Dubrovnik area.

Meals: B, Accommodation: Zaton Bay guesthouse.

Day 3 - Monday: Dubrovnik Countryside and Cavtat walking

We will spend the morning walking in Dubrovnik countryside . We will enjoy the sights, scents and sounds of Dubrovnik countryside during the scenic hiking tour before stopping for an optional lunch in a renovated mill. Afterwards we will visit Cavtat, the largest settlement in Dubrovnik countryside, where we will board the boat that will take us to Dubrovnik for the evening. Each visit to the walled Old Town is a truly special experience. Use this opportunity to explore the narrow streets, attend a concert, visit the aquarium or just enjoy the atmosphere.

Meals: B, Accommodation: Zaton Bay guesthouse.

Day 4 - Tuesday: Mljet Island National Park walking

This morning we will take a boat to Mljet Island National Park. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to drop off your bags and we will start exploring the island. The national park area includes two salt water lakes surrounded by a lush, green forest, the larger one with a small island with a 15th century Benedictine monastery in the middle. It is truly a spectacular location for outdoor activities. The water in the lakes is warm and perfect for swimming. Board the yacht in the afternoon.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 5 - Wednesday: Peljesac Peninsula walking

Today we sail to the Peljesac Peninsula, a region most famous for the superb wine produced there. Some of its most beautiful beaches can only be reached by boat and we will make sure to stop for a swim. We will hike in Zuljana village located in a secluded bay and in Ston, a lovely old town with the longest wall in Europe.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 6 - Thursday: Sipan island walking

Sipan is the largest of the the Elafiti Islands. Luka Sipanska, on the far end of the island, is a charming and romantic fishing village in a bay surrounded with palm trees. We will explore its landscape, castles, chapels and monasteries on foot. A pleasant day will be spent walking in the serene ambiance of the village, tasting local seafood and wines and enjoying a swim.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 7 - Friday: Kolocep island walking

Transfer to a guesthouse on the mainland in Zaton Bay. Kolocep is another island in the Elafiti Islands Archipelago. There are no roads, cars or traffic, only hiking trails. You will enjoy its high cliffs on the southern and tame beaches on the northern side of the island. Have a pleasant noon siesta in the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of Gornje Celo turquoise bay near Skerac – our favorite restaurant.

Meals: B, Accommodation: Zaton Bay guesthouse.

Day 8 - Saturday: Departure.

Transfer to the airport. You are welcome to book your flight 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.

Meals: B.

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.

5-day Tuesday Itinerary

Day 1 - Tuesday: Mljet Island National Park walking

This morning we will take a boat to Mljet Island National Park. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to drop off your bags and we will start exploring the island. The national park area includes two salt water lakes surrounded by a lush, green forest, the larger one with a small island with a 15th century Benedictine monastery in the middle. It is truly a spectacular location for outdoor activities. The water in the lakes is warm and perfect for swimming. Board the yacht in the afternoon.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 2 - Wednesday: Peljesac Peninsula walking

Today we sail to the Peljesac Peninsula, a region most famous for the superb wine produced there. Some of its most beautiful beaches can only be reached by boat and we will make sure to stop for a swim. We will hike in Zuljana village located in a secluded bay and in Ston, a lovely old town with the longest wall in Europe.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 3 - Thursday: Sipan island walking

Sipan is the largest of the the Elafiti Islands. Luka Sipanska, on the far end of the island, is a charming and romantic fishing village in a bay surrounded with palm trees. We will explore its landscape, castles, chapels and monasteries on foot. A pleasant day will be spent walking in the serene ambiance of the village, tasting local seafood and wines and enjoying a swim.

Meals: B, Accommodation: yacht.

Day 4 - Friday: Kolocep island walking

Transfer to a guesthouse on the mainland in Zaton Bay. Kolocep is another island in the Elafiti Islands Archipelago. There are no roads, cars or traffic, only hiking trails. You will enjoy its high cliffs on the southern and tame beaches on the northern side of the island. Have a pleasant noon siesta in the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of Gornje Celo turquoise bay near Skerac – our favorite restaurant.

Meals: B, Accommodation: Zaton Bay guesthouse.

Day 5 - Saturday: Departure.

Transfer to the airport. You are welcome to book your flight 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.

Meals: B.

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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Vanja Kelemen
vanja@huck-finn.hr
Mob: +385 (0)99 261 57 09
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 from € 620
8-day from € 820

Activities: 
Sailing, walking / hiking, swimming, snorkeling, sightseeing

Season: 
April-October 

Accommodation: 
4 nights catamaran,
3 nights private guesthouse

Food & Wine: 
Authentic, healthy and natural 

Nearest airport: 
Dubrovnik 30 min

Day 1. Arrival
2. Dubrovnik & Mt Srdj
3. Dubrovnik & Cavtat
4. Mljet Island NP
5. Peljesac Peninsula
6. Sipan Island 
7. Kolocep Island
8. Departure

5-day Tuesday departures

Day 1. Mljet island NP
2. Peljesac Peninsula
3. Sipan island
4. Kolocep island
5. Departure