• Travelcode: 387

    Family Cruise in Northern Dalmatia by Bike + Boat

    from/to Zadar

    • Family Crusie is the name of a cruise offering a variety of different activities. Sometimes a short cycle tour or a hike, sometimes simply a short walk through a town or along a beach. Breaks for swimming are a focus of this tour. Also, depending on the tour you can also go on activities such as canoeing or rafting. There is always enough time to wander along the harbour promenade and enjoy a cappuccino. Very important on these tours: remember the motto "You can do everything but you don’t have to!"

       

      Tour profile / Level 1

      These tours is  ideal for families with children.

      Day 1: Zadar – Pašman island: Swimming break and bike tour approx. 10 km

      Embarkation between 11.30 and 13.00 in Zadar. You are welcomed on board by the tour guide with drinks and a snack. During the snack, the boat heads for the island of Ugljan. On the way, there is a stop for a swim in the crystal clear water of the Adriatic. From Preko there is a bike tour to Kukljica and from there on to Pašman on the island of the same name.

      Day 2: Pašman island – Vodice: Swimming break, bike tour approx. 10 km and visit to a museum

      After breakfast, the boat takes you to the island of Murter. In Podvrške bay, you hop on your bike and cycle to Betina. There you visit the wooden ship building museum. On the way back to the boat you have the opportunity to go to an olive oil tasting with cheese, ham and wine (not incl.). Back on board, the boat takes you to Tijašnica bay on Tijat island and after a swimming break the boat takes you to Vodice.

      Day 3: Vodice – Skradin: Guided city tour, walk, swimming break and cappuccino

      The boat trip to the mouth of the river Krka takes about 30 minutes. Your first destination is Šibenik, which you can get to know on a guided tour through the old town. Next, there is a climb up to the fortifications above the town, where you have a cappuccino with a view. In the afternoon there is another swimming break and afterwards the boat takes you to Skradin.

      Day 4: Skradin – Zlarin island: Bike tour approx. 10 km, visit to the Krka waterfalls, swimming break and fortification island

      Today is a special highlight! You hop onto your bike and after about 5 km reach "Skradinski Buk", the most well-known part of the Krka Falls. The river falls over a distance of 800 m through 17 waterfalls down 46 m into the deep. Don’t forget your swimming things, as the pool right under the water falls is great for a refresher. In the afternoon, you visit the fortification island, Sveti Nikola, before you set sail for the island of Zlarin.

      Day 5: Zlarin island – Telašćica: Walk, swimming break and Nature Park

      At a leisurely pace, you sail through Kornati National Park, passing many islands both large and small. Before you lay anchor at the island of Levrnaka, there will be a swimming break on which you can enjoy once again the beautiful water. Here you have the chance to go for a walk and discover the island. After that the boat takes you into Telašćica Nature Park, a bay to the south east of the island of Dugi.

      Day 6: Telašćica – Vir island: Walk, steep cliffs and swimming break

      The day starts with a walk through Telašćica Nature Park. You will pass a salt water lake and cliffs, which are about 160 metres high. Relax on board on the way to Vir island. On the way you stop in one of the countless bays for a swimming break and enjoy your lunch on board.

      Day 7: Vir island – Zadar: Bike tour approx. 10 km, visit to a saline and swimming break

      The day starts with a boat trip to Zaton, where you go on your last bike tour. You cycle to Nin, where you can visit the “world’s smallest cathedral”. On your way back to the boat you visit a saline. After lunch on board you enjoy your last swimming break. After that the boat takes you back to Zadar, where an interesting guided tour of the town awaits you.

      Day 8: Zadar

      Disembarkation is after breakfast until 9 AM. Then you set off on your individual journey home or get your transfer to the airport.

      Important Information:

      We reserve the right to make changes to the planned itinerary due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements.
    • ARRIVAL-PARKING-DEPARTURE

      ARRIVAL BY PLANE

      Airport: ZADAR (ZAD)
      Zadar airport is located in Zemunik Donji in the near vicinity of the Zagreb-Split A1 highway connection (Zadar 2). It is about 9 km far from the centre of Zadar On arrival at Zadar Airport a taxi service is at your disposal. The taxies are parked near the bus stop. There is also a public transportation to Zadar city center.

      ARRIVAL BY CAR

      From the boarder of Slovenia the fastest way to Zadar is on the highway.

      Parking: we recommend reserving a parking place, costing approx. EUR 40/week, payable on site in Croatian Kuna.


      PARTICIPANTS

      Minimum: MS Carpe Diem 20
      Maximum: MS Carpe Diem 36


      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      Helmets:
      Helmet use is mandatory on all bike rides. You are strongly encouraged to bring your own well-fitted helmet. Rental helmets will be provided within rental bike, please tell us your size.
       

      Decks:

      Upperdeck: maindeck + upperdeck ( deck above maindeck)

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    • Included service:
      • 7 overnight stays on board in double cabins with shower and toilet
      • 7 x half board (brekafast and depending on the daily programme lunch or dinner), 
      • Bed linen and towels are available on board (2 towels per person, bath/beach towels must be brought)
         
      • Guided cycle tours, hiking tours according to the programme
         
      • Visit of two fortresses above Šibenik
         
      • 1 cappuccino on the Barone fortress
         
      • Visit to the wooden ship building museum
         
      • Entrance Kornati Islands National Park
         
      • Entrance Krka Waterfalls National Park
         
      • Entrance Telašćica Nature Park
         
      • City walk / guided city tour in Šibenik und Zadar
         
      • Visit to the saline in Nin
         
      • Rental helmet (only if a rental bike is booked)
      • map- and infomaterial/cabin
    • Anreisetermine / Verfügbarkeit

      Choose Categories

      S2 15.06. - 22.06.19
      S3 13.07. - 20.07.19
      S2 31.08. - 07.09.19
      S1 21.09. - 28.09.19

      Extras

       

      Local tax (payble locally)
      adults 21
      children incl. 11 years 10
         
      Discount  

      WIth 2 fully paying adults in cabin until 13,99 years

      -50%

       

      Bicycle & Equipment

      21-speed bike incl
      E-Bike surcharge 130
         
      Transfers
      Airport Zadar - Port Zadar and return* 39
      Airport Split - port Zadar and return** on request
         


      *Arrival at Zadar Airport untill 12.00 am

      **Arrival at Split  Airport untill 10.30 am 

       


      Best - Price - Guarantee

      If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
      All prices per person in EUR



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      Welcome on board the comfortable yacht MS Carpe Diem!

      The MS Carpe Diem was built in 2015/2016 and had its maiden voyage only in spring 2016.

      The comfortable yacht has an air conditioned saloon, a 250 m˛ sun deck with 20 deck chairs as well as tables, benches and seats on the covered upper deck. There is a bathing platform with shower in the back and a bicycle garage on the main deck.

      TECHNICAL FACTS
      Length: 40m
      Width: 8,30m
      Deep: 3,00m

      CABINS

      Up to 36 guests can be accommodated in 18 cabins.

      1x triple cabin with a French bed and a separate third bed next to it
      11x double cabins with French beds
      5x double cabins with two single beds
      1x single cabin.

      All cabins (approx. 8-10 m2) are equipped with shower/toilet and individually regulated air conditioning.

      LANGUAGES ON BOARD

      German, English




    • Bicycles inclusive panniers:

      21-speed-bike:

      We rent comfortable  bikes in a variety of frame sizes to our guests derailleur gears and free-wheel.

      E-bike:

      With the Raleigh Dover Impulse 8 HS  (8-gear bike with free-wheel) every bike tour is a breeze! If you had few opportunities to cycle over the last weeks or if you are not sure concerning your fitness, but also with physical disabilities, every bike ride is a treat! The shiftable, low noise electric drive of our modern electric bike relieves you of some of the work and increases the pedal force up to 3 times ... So you can now book a bike tour together with cyclists who have different fitness levels. Acclivity can be handled easily.

       

      All bikes are fitted with panniers, handlebar bag incl. map compartment, cyclometer, bike lock and repair kit.

       

       

       

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