9,5 hours
Duration
2/5
Physicality

OPT-IN for an Ultimate Boat tour adventure on the unique island of Dugi Otok, and DISCOVER numerous private bays, stunning beaches, and secret spots. JUMP from the cliffs and EXPLORE majestic Golubinka Sea Cave, the biggest and most exciting cave in the whole archipelago.

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SWIM in the crystal-clear sea on Great White Stone Beach – Veli Žal. SNORKEL at the shipwreck with wild fishes, RELAX at the sandy Sakarun Lagoon, and WITNESS 360 panoramic vistas from the highest lighthouse in Croatia.

ENJOY in epic RIDE through military tunnels, MEET charming Božava village, and island lifestyle… This tour will make you FALL IN LOVE with the Zadar archipelago over and over again.

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING

In accordance with General Terms & Conditions please note the following:

The program of this tour is subjected to changes depending on the weather and sea conditions. From 2.000+ tours since 2015. 98% of the programs were per schedule, and on time.

On the occasion of unfavourable weather, The Captain will make decisions on the spot, advise behaviour and if necessary, change the program concerning your safety. In any case, and even in the other spots, we will do our best to make your time exciting, and provide unforgettable experiences and life-lasting memories.

Don’t worry, apart from “Plan A”, we have already planned the B, C and D itineraries which are equally enjoyable. In the event of such circumstances, we will not offer any refunds. Terms & Conditions fully apply.

This tour is not very suitable for non-swimmers, 3/7 stops include swimming or snorkelling.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
TOUR CHECK IN TIME 8:30 am
MUST BE ON TIME
TOUR DEPARTURE TIME 9:00 am
INCLUDED
Experienced Captain Local English-speaking Guide
Anchoring Fees Fuel Costs
Berthing Fees Tickets to Marine Protected Areas
Municipality Tax Safety Gear
Tourist Tax
First Aid Kit
Windproof Jackets Snorkeling Goggles
Motion Sickness Pills Sunscreen
Light Snacks Bottled Water
Juice for the Kids Fruit Salad
1x Beer or Cider  
WHAT TO BRING ON YOUR TRIP
To make you comfortable on the tour bring the least possible, only necessities such are:
ID, Passport or Driving Licence
Swimsuits
Towels
Sunscreen
Water or Light Sport Shoes
Sun Cap
Local Currency Cash for the personal expenditures

Attractions:

Zadar Channel, a delightful sea passage between the islands of Zadar Archipelago and the City of Zadar, is famous for fishing tradition, sailing, paragliding, kitesurfing, and windsurfing spots.

Here you will enjoy the panoramic view of Zadar from the middle of the archipelago and gaze upon majestic mountain Velebit, city of Zadar and Old city centre and its unique promenade on your Dugi Otok boat tour.

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9:00 – Check-in & departure

Come to Zadar Archipelago Office (Obala kneza Trpimira 2, Zadar) for check-in at 8:45 the latest. Please don’t be late because there are some things to be done prior to the trip. Please prepare your ID or other documents with your personal details for registration needs. The Dugi Otok Boat Tour departs at 9:00 sharp from Marina Tankerkomerc (in front of the office).
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10:45 – Sunken Ship Snorkeling &  Sea Cave Exploring

Snorkel around a majestic 76m (249ft)  long shipwreck of the Italian merchant ship, explore the vivid marine world, & meet the wild fishes on your Dugi Otok Boat Tour.  Located near Veli Rat, Michelle is the shipwreck of an Italian merchant ship that sank in August 1984. Today she is a very attractive diving & snorkeling spot. The wreck is partially protruding above sea level, which means it can be easily located, and it is easily accessible. Grab your snorkeling gear and enjoy an underwater adventure around this amazing shipwreck

On your next stop, you will explore the unique natural phenomenon – majestic Golubinka Sea Cave. You will swim into the fascinatingly shaped cavern, be amazed by the colors of the rocks inside the cave, discover a beautiful hidden beach, and experience the pleasure of swimming with the sun rays that protrude through the cavern’s ceiling. Be bold, take a deep breath and jump from the cliffs for your once-in-a-lifetime experience or just relax and enjoy the shallow Brbišćica bay and take advantage of a small private beach on your Dugi Otok Boat Tour.


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12:45 – Charming panorama of the Great White Stone beach

The Great White Stone beach is the next highlight of the Dugi Otok Boat Tour. This stunning lagoon is located near the small island of Mežanj which will charm you with the vibrant colours and a stunning view of the horizon.

You will visit one of the most stunning beaches on Dugi Otok & get a chance to enjoy the best summer activities. Veli Žal bay will mesmerize you with its crystal-clear sea, sandy seabed & famous white pebble coast. Take a moment for a refreshing dip & enjoy to the fullest.

Enjoy and swim in the sand and pebble seabed, snorkel and explore exciting fish species or just relax far away from the crowd with a spectacular view on one of the most beautiful beaches on Dugi Otok.

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14:00 – Water sports and ‘picigin’ game at Sakarun; free time for lunch

Enjoy in the most praised beach in Dalmatia – Sakarun beach, and try out “Dalmatian unofficial sport” – Picigin. Grab a bite, or cocktail in the shade of the pine trees and relax.

Experience true summer joy in this gorgeous 800m long sandy lagoon and take a moment to notice the white sand and crystal-clear sea. Sakarun beach is an ideal spot for families with children and non-swimmers due to its shallow waters.

Even 250 meters from the shore the depth is only 3,5 meters so you have a lot of space for swimming in the shallow sandy clear sea.

After your beach escape, you will get to visit Veli Rat, enjoy unspoiled nature, have a relaxing stroll under the shade of the pine trees, witness the highest lighthouse in the Adriatic, and some of the cleanest bays on Dugi Otok. If you wish your crew can book you a table in a restaurant with prime seats and an awe-inspiring view & mouth-watering fresh local food.

You will get a chance to witness Punta Bianca Lighthouse, famous for its yellow colour. According to the legend, its recognizable colour was made from 100.000+ seagull egg yolks. Moreover, this fascinating lighthouse is 46m (150ft) high, which makes it the highest lighthouse in the entire Adriatic Sea. The view from the top is definitely worth a climb.

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16:30 - Ride through Military tunnels

After a lunch break on Veli Rat, you will have a thrilling ride through Military tunnels on the West coast of the Dugi Otok. There you will witness the might of a 70 (230ft) meters long military tunnel. Discover the army hideout place and find out where submarines went to slumber, and learn the backstory of this intriguing place.
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17:00 - Visit small Mediterranean village Božava

As the day comes to an end, you might need a relaxing spot to refresh yourself, grab a gelato, go for a swim or take a shower on the beach. Your next Dugi Otok Boat Tour spot is ideal for these activities.

You will visit a small Island village Božava, where you can opt-in for a nice and relaxing walk through the picturesque village Božava and enjoy beautiful small bays surrounded by pinewoods.

There you can Swim and dive into a crystal clear sea, enjoy an afternoon coffee in charming cafes or grab a refreshing ice cream with a view of the islands of Zverinac and Sestrunj or just spend time discovering some genuine local traditions.

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18:30 - Salute the sun with the sea view of Zadar and Sea Organ

Before leaving your Dugi Otok Boat tour, enjoy the fascinating sea view of Zadar old city centre, while cruising along the waterfront boardwalk and experience a completely different impression of Zadar. Enjoy a symphony of sea and wind and listen to the Sea Organ music from the comfort of your speedboat.

dugi otok boat tour man relaxing in a sea cave
Dugi Otok Boat Tour - Golubinka Cave guy relaxing
Sunken ship Michele dugi otok and boats
Veli rat bays and lighthouse on a speedboat ride
Family on a boat on veli Žal bay turqoise sea
croatian flag crystal clear sea cliffs and golubinka sea cave
beach people swiiming in the sea lush bay
swimming with a sea turtle on dugi otok
speedboat and people in turqouise bay
family on speedboat in sakarun bay
girl cliff jumping on Dugi otok
golubinka sea cave entrance and cliffs
girl jjumping from the boat in the sea, snorkelling
guy doing summersault from speedbat near sunken ship
Girl snorkelling in bays of Dugi Otok
people taking photos on boat near cliffs on speedboat
pople snorkelling in a sea cave golubinka underwater photo
guy cliff jumping from cliffs on Dugi Otok
people snorkelling in fromt of golubinka sea cave on dugi otok
Punta Pianca - the highest lighthouse in the Adriatic
people on a group boat excursion to dugi otok
guy relaxing on the speedboat
summer swim on Veli Žal beach
sunken cargo ship on Dugi Otok
Girl Snorkeling around the sunken ship
dugi otok boat tour snorkeling near a sunken ship
military tunnel on Dugi otok
military tunnel dugi otok speedboat with guests
guests on a speedboat ride to Golubinka cave
dugi otok boat tour božava mediterranean village
people swimming in veli žal bay
dugi otok boat tour sakarun bay aerial view
speedboat tour near a sunken ship
dugi otok boat tour girl posing inside a cave
dugi otok boat tour girl floating on the sea
couple taking a underwater selfie on a dugi otok boat tour
a kid snorkeling during a dugi otok boat tour
girl pointing at veli rat lighthouse during a dugi otok boat tour
girls on top of the lighthouse during a dugi otok boat tour
girl sitting on a speedboat during a day tour
girl snorkeling around the sunken ship during a boat trip
two ladies in the shallow sea during a boat tour
dugi otok boat tour aerial view of southern cape
dugi otok boat tour girl in the sea
group playing with a ball in sakarun bay
guests on a exciting speedboat ride with local skipper