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Zadar Boat Tour to the Nearby Islands
Starting from the City Bridge, we will take a panorama of the City Center. After that, we will cruise towards the nearby island Ugljan. There are some beautiful beaches on the island where we can stop for a swim. We can also visit some beautiful villages on the island Ugljan and small islands that surround the island Ugljan. There are some very special places, like Ošljak island (the smallest inhabited island in Croatia), sandy beach Jaz on the island Ugljan (with coffee bars, souvenirs and fresh sea food restaurants), island Galevac (small island with a 15th-century Franciscan monastery which is since 1959 only accessible by a small paddle boat). We will choose which places to visit, depending on the weather conditions, location availability and similar. Your cruise will take place on the nearby island of Zadar, and that it is a great way to experience the local islands and its bays where big tourist ships have no access. We reserve the right to cancel the experience: - in case of bad weather Other things to note: - the tour is made for maximum 12 people - our skippers (boat drivers) will be at your disposal during the whole tour (they are well-trained, knowledgeable and communicative)
Traditional wooden boat tour
Starting from Fosa Harbour we will sail towards Osljak - the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, and spend some quality time on the island to enjoy the beauties and quietness of the island. After that we will head to island Galevac, small island with the 15th century Franciscan monestary which is only accesible by a small boat. Last but not least is island Ugljan with its beautifull beaches,coctails bars and fresh sea food restaurants. Depending on the weather conditions we also anchor the boat at the island bays for snorkling, swiming or just jumping from the boat. You will spend your time on a 8m Croatian traditional wooden boat that was built by my relatives in 1972. Your cruise will take place in Zadar canal-nearby island of Zadar. This is a great way to expirience the local islands and its bays where no big touristic ships can not access. This tour is made for up to 6 people; famillies, couples or friends. Do not expect luxury boat, its a 50 years "young" lady. She is steered old fashioned way so you are welcome to try if you wish. We reserve the right to cancel the expirience in case of: -bad weather -minimum number of participans not met -minimum 2 participans. Other things to note We reserve the right to cancel the expirience in case of: -bad weather -minimum number of participans not met (min 2 participans)
Sunset sailing for small group
Sunset sailing experience • 2 hours A small sailing tour to enjoy the most beautiful sunset as even Alfred Hitchcock once mentioned. Sail along the city channel and watch the sunset while relaxing on the deck. Perfect surprise gift for special occasions or romantic celebrations like birthdays, proposals, anniversaries - as you can book a private tour just for yourselves or order extras like champagne, cake, photos. Other things to note We reserve the right to cancel the experience in case of: - bad weather - minimum number of participants not met.
Daysailing&SUP in Zadar Archipelago
A daysailing experience is one day of a sailing lifestyle. Enjoy the combination of light activity, exploring Zadar archipelago, tasting the life on and within the sea. We will sail into Zadar archipelago and on our destination (which depends of the winds and group preferences) guests can enjoy sailing, swimming, snorkelling, exploring bays by SUP, walk the island or simply lay back and relax on deck. Guest can use boat cabins, toilet, full equipped kitchen and fridge at their own comfort. You can have fun with two SUP boards, towing ropes, snorkelling and fishing gear. The cockpit with cushions is covered with sprayhood and bimini top for shade and there are sunbeds for relaxing on bow. The excursion includes coffe refreshment, wine and bottled water.
Zadar Old Town photo session
My main goal is creating beautiful photo memories of you and your loved ones through this private photoshoot in my hometown. After meeting, we will start our walk through Zadar’s beautiful city center; through its narrow streets, wonderful parks and by the sea. I will show you all the hidden gems and favorite places, and tell you what I love about Zadar the most as a local. We will do some posed shots which I’ll gladly help you with, and a lot of natural, candid ones. If this is the first time having a photoshoot, there is no need to worry. I will help you with everything, while making sure you have the best time! :) All of your carefully selected and professionally edited photos (80+ of them) will be delivered within a week after the shoot, in a private online photo album. I can also help you organize a shooting as a surprise gift for your friends, family or significant other (for instance - pre-wedding shootings, birthdays, engagements, honeymoon, surprise proposal; all of which I have photographed for Airbnb experiences, besides running my full time wedding & family photographer business outside of Airbnb). Message me with details so we can create your custom experience together! Other things to note Custom packages available on request (different locations, larger groups, business etc.)

Dive in to local beach life

Boat Excursion Zadar
Everyday should be a special day !!! Boat trip around Zadar with a Beneteau Antares 680, a Modern and Confortable boat. You will explore Adriatic Sea and discover the coast. The start is at the small Marina of Diklo Zadar. For Five people max We will have a stop at : - Island Osijak the smallest habited island in Croatia with a preserved seabed, ideal spot for snorkeling. - Galevac a small island with the 15th century Franciscan monestary which is only accesible by boat. - Uglijan island with a wonderfull beach at Preko village. - Frnaza Lagoon, you will see one of the most purest color turquoise of the Adriatic sea. Pm for reservation and more information !
Zadar Boat Trip
Sailing - for this tour it takes twenty minutes to come to the islands. A short explanation of the Zadar City and archipelago from a local, while driving. Visit of the islands: Preko, Ošljak and Škojič for a four hour tour. Swimming - basically you can stop whenever you like and refresh from the sunny weather. Snorkeling - I have masks on the boat, but you can bring your own too. The bottom of the sea on these locations is amazing with different mesmerizing species to see.
Full day Kornati boat trip from Zadar
We offer you to spend a day in attractive environment featuring hundreds of islands that constitute Kornati National Park on small boat till 20 person. Pack your swim suits, towels and walking shoes and we will take care of everything else. Enjoy pristine nature, be a part of the beauty of this pearl of the Adriatic. Excursion • Departure at 8 a.m. from a pier on Nova Riva in Zadar • Breakfast on board • Panoramic sightseeing of Kornati National park • Break #1 in Tarac Bay where you will visit a church and sightsee Tureta Fort (45min) • Break #2 for swimming and snorkeling on Lojena beach on the island of Levrnaka (1 hour) • Break #3 for lunch on island and taking a swim at Suha punta on the island of Kornat (2 hours) • Return to Zadar at 6 p.m. -On the boat is up to 20 person
Island half day tour
The excursion starts at 09:00 from meeting point in Zadar, obala Kneza Branimira 27. Visit one of the most attractive beaches on the Adriatic. Swim and dive in the crystal clear turquoise sea. Enjoy drinking a cocktail or playing the famous Dalmatian beach games - picigina. We will visit the bay of Frnaža, the town of Preko and the island of Ošljak
Private Boat Tour to the Islands from Zadar
This private tour includes a trip with a brand new luxury speedboat. Starting from Foša harbor, we will take down the panorama of the Zadar waterfront. This is followed by a cruise to the nearby island of Ugljan and the sandy beach of Kostanj. Here we stop for swimming and diving. After swimming, we can visit some beautiful villages on the island of Ugljan and small islets that surround the island of Ugljan. Special places are the island of Ošljak (the smallest inhabited island in Croatia), the sandy beach Jaz on the island of Ugljan (with cafes, souvenirs, and fresh seafood restaurants), the island of Galevac a small island with a 15th-century Franciscan monastery, museum and beautiful promenade. What's included in the price: fuel, drinks (soft drinks, bottled water) , snorkeling gear, safety equipment Other things to note: - The tour is made for a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 people - The skipper will be at your disposal throughout the tour - We can customize the tour trip to your liking - Additional services and requests are also possible if needed - In case of tour cancellation due to bad weather, a full refund will be made or we will offer you to join the same tour on another day (subject to availability)

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Half day tour of the islands around Zadar
Experience the unique way to explore Zadar’s surroundings. The tour starts in Zadar, continues to Ošljak and Preko; and it offers 4 hours of nautical expedition through Ošljak and Preko accompanied by a seasoned guide and his interesting stories! We meet at an agreed spot in Zadar, and head out by boat on a small adventure. Passing the famed Zadar Sea Organ, we ease our way towards the isle Ošljak, where we take a 3o minute break, and do a little sightseeing by foot. Here you will get a beautiful sight of the town of Zadar. We visit an isolated beach, known only to locals, which offers comfort and privacy by a crystal-clear sea. Ošljak is fascinating because it is believed to be the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, going back to Roman times. The island is the host to 29 inhabitants, and it is an idyllic place to both live and vacation, covered by beautiful nature, and traditional Mediterranean architecture – around 60 houses. One of the quirks of the island is that most of the locals have the last name - Valčić. - The rest of the tour is our little secret, but we are confident you will enjoy it. *Snorkeling equipment is always on board, disinfected and ready to use. Come sail away with us into unadulterated fun! Discover marvellous coves and dive into the rich Adriatic Sea!
Zadar Walking Tour
We’re pleased to offer the perfect city walk: an informative and leisurely walk, in a small-group setting, for a reasonable price which also includes free Maraschino liqueur and Pag cheese tasting. Walking along Zadar`s streets the guide will show you the entire spectrum of monuments and hidden corners, taking you into the past more than 3000 years. By retelling the stories and legends you will feel the pulse of the town from the past and today`s everyday living. Best of all, you can be sure that our guides are not only professionally licensed, but also friendly locals who will enjoy showing you “the Pearl of the Adriatic”. Long after leaving Zadar, you’ll remember your Zadar Walking Tour.
Zadar-sailing full day tour
Feel the charms of the wind and sun. Relax with family and friends on sailboat. Learn to sail, explore beautiful bays, enjoy with friends and family. The excursion starts at 09:00 from meeting point( Obala Kneza Branimira 27, Zadar- at pier next to the gas station), with a short welcome meeting. Cruising across Zadar channel and pass between island Ugljan and island Pašman reaching the stunning bay Vodenjak on island Iž during the mid-day hours. Calm and relaxing bays on island Iž make a perfect setting for various activities like swimming, snorkeling, fishing and expedition. Depending on preferences, tour is continued with sailing bay Komoševa and followed by break (lunch, coffee, walk). Enjoying in unique afternoon sailing experience on the way back, with the amazing overview at the islands and the old town panorama. Return to the marina by 17:00
Zadar Wine Tasting
Join us on beautiful experience. Over the course of the meal, 3 delicious dishes featuring fresh-from-the-market products are served. Each course is matched with a generous pour of a perfectly paired wine. As you dine, your host will introduce each bottle and answer questions, and explain each pairing, offering tips on deciding which wines go well with certain foods. Pick up information on Croatian main wine regions, the types of grapes grown there, and the styles of wines they produce. Learn some oenophile jargon, delve into the concept of terroir to study how climate and soil impact a wine’s characteristics, discover what means what on a Croatian wine label.
National Park Plitvice Lakes - Day tour from Zadar
Jadera Booking Agency organize a day tour to National Park Plitivce Lakes from Zadar. Receptions is located in center of Zadar at street of Rafaela Levakovića 1, near Cafe Bar Zlatni Kutić, from where we organize a meeting point for travelers. The tour starts at 7:40 am and it finishes around 5:30 pm. If you follow our suggested route, it will take around 4 hours to explore whole National Park and you will still have enough time for relaxing in a wild nature. The price for this tour is only 40,00 Euro per person. Enterance fee for National Park Plitvice is NOT INCLUDED in the price of transfer, but we have reserved tickets for our group and you can buy it for discounted price in our agency. Our driver will provide you an enterance ticket for National Park at GATE No.1 and from there you will have a free train and boat ride across the lakes included in the price. Agency discounted price for our travelers / PLITVICE ENTERANCE TICKET: Price for May (1.5.2022 – 31.5.202022) is 24€/per person Price for June, July, August and Semptember (1.6.2022. – 30.9.2022) is 35€/per person Price for October (1.10.2022. – 30.10.2022) is 24€/per person Students and kids have special discount for enterance tickets!

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Zadar Boat Tour to the Nearby Islands
Starting from the City Bridge, we will take a panorama of the City Center. After that, we will cruise towards the nearby island Ugljan. There are some beautiful beaches on the island where we can stop for a swim. We can also visit some beautiful villages on the island Ugljan and small islands that surround the island Ugljan. There are some very special places, like Ošljak island (the smallest inhabited island in Croatia), sandy beach Jaz on the island Ugljan (with coffee bars, souvenirs and fresh sea food restaurants), island Galevac (small island with a 15th-century Franciscan monastery which is since 1959 only accessible by a small paddle boat). We will choose which places to visit, depending on the weather conditions, location availability and similar. Your cruise will take place on the nearby island of Zadar, and that it is a great way to experience the local islands and its bays where big tourist ships have no access. We reserve the right to cancel the experience: - in case of bad weather Other things to note: - the tour is made for maximum 12 people - our skippers (boat drivers) will be at your disposal during the whole tour (they are well-trained, knowledgeable and communicative)
Half day tour of the islands around Zadar
Experience the unique way to explore Zadar’s surroundings. The tour starts in Zadar, continues to Ošljak and Preko; and it offers 4 hours of nautical expedition through Ošljak and Preko accompanied by a seasoned guide and his interesting stories! We meet at an agreed spot in Zadar, and head out by boat on a small adventure. Passing the famed Zadar Sea Organ, we ease our way towards the isle Ošljak, where we take a 3o minute break, and do a little sightseeing by foot. Here you will get a beautiful sight of the town of Zadar. We visit an isolated beach, known only to locals, which offers comfort and privacy by a crystal-clear sea. Ošljak is fascinating because it is believed to be the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, going back to Roman times. The island is the host to 29 inhabitants, and it is an idyllic place to both live and vacation, covered by beautiful nature, and traditional Mediterranean architecture – around 60 houses. One of the quirks of the island is that most of the locals have the last name - Valčić. - The rest of the tour is our little secret, but we are confident you will enjoy it. *Snorkeling equipment is always on board, disinfected and ready to use. Come sail away with us into unadulterated fun! Discover marvellous coves and dive into the rich Adriatic Sea!
Zadar Boat Trip
Sailing - for this tour it takes twenty minutes to come to the islands. A short explanation of the Zadar City and archipelago from a local, while driving. Visit of the islands: Preko, Ošljak and Škojič for a four hour tour. Swimming - basically you can stop whenever you like and refresh from the sunny weather. Snorkeling - I have masks on the boat, but you can bring your own too. The bottom of the sea on these locations is amazing with different mesmerizing species to see.
Traditional wooden boat tour
Starting from Fosa Harbour we will sail towards Osljak - the smallest inhabited island in Croatia, and spend some quality time on the island to enjoy the beauties and quietness of the island. After that we will head to island Galevac, small island with the 15th century Franciscan monestary which is only accesible by a small boat. Last but not least is island Ugljan with its beautifull beaches,coctails bars and fresh sea food restaurants. Depending on the weather conditions we also anchor the boat at the island bays for snorkling, swiming or just jumping from the boat. You will spend your time on a 8m Croatian traditional wooden boat that was built by my relatives in 1972. Your cruise will take place in Zadar canal-nearby island of Zadar. This is a great way to expirience the local islands and its bays where no big touristic ships can not access. This tour is made for up to 6 people; famillies, couples or friends. Do not expect luxury boat, its a 50 years "young" lady. She is steered old fashioned way so you are welcome to try if you wish. We reserve the right to cancel the expirience in case of: -bad weather -minimum number of participans not met -minimum 2 participans. Other things to note We reserve the right to cancel the expirience in case of: -bad weather -minimum number of participans not met (min 2 participans)
Full day Kornati boat trip from Zadar
We offer you to spend a day in attractive environment featuring hundreds of islands that constitute Kornati National Park on small boat till 20 person. Pack your swim suits, towels and walking shoes and we will take care of everything else. Enjoy pristine nature, be a part of the beauty of this pearl of the Adriatic. Excursion • Departure at 8 a.m. from a pier on Nova Riva in Zadar • Breakfast on board • Panoramic sightseeing of Kornati National park • Break #1 in Tarac Bay where you will visit a church and sightsee Tureta Fort (45min) • Break #2 for swimming and snorkeling on Lojena beach on the island of Levrnaka (1 hour) • Break #3 for lunch on island and taking a swim at Suha punta on the island of Kornat (2 hours) • Return to Zadar at 6 p.m. -On the boat is up to 20 person
Island half day tour
The excursion starts at 09:00 from meeting point in Zadar, obala Kneza Branimira 27. Visit one of the most attractive beaches on the Adriatic. Swim and dive in the crystal clear turquoise sea. Enjoy drinking a cocktail or playing the famous Dalmatian beach games - picigina. We will visit the bay of Frnaža, the town of Preko and the island of Ošljak
Sunset sailing for small group
Sunset sailing experience • 2 hours A small sailing tour to enjoy the most beautiful sunset as even Alfred Hitchcock once mentioned. Sail along the city channel and watch the sunset while relaxing on the deck. Perfect surprise gift for special occasions or romantic celebrations like birthdays, proposals, anniversaries - as you can book a private tour just for yourselves or order extras like champagne, cake, photos. Other things to note We reserve the right to cancel the experience in case of: - bad weather - minimum number of participants not met.
National Park Plitvice Lakes - Day tour from Zadar
Jadera Booking Agency organize a day tour to National Park Plitivce Lakes from Zadar. Receptions is located in center of Zadar at street of Rafaela Levakovića 1, near Cafe Bar Zlatni Kutić, from where we organize a meeting point for travelers. The tour starts at 7:40 am and it finishes around 5:30 pm. If you follow our suggested route, it will take around 4 hours to explore whole National Park and you will still have enough time for relaxing in a wild nature. The price for this tour is only 40,00 Euro per person. Enterance fee for National Park Plitvice is NOT INCLUDED in the price of transfer, but we have reserved tickets for our group and you can buy it for discounted price in our agency. Our driver will provide you an enterance ticket for National Park at GATE No.1 and from there you will have a free train and boat ride across the lakes included in the price. Agency discounted price for our travelers / PLITVICE ENTERANCE TICKET: Price for May (1.5.2022 – 31.5.202022) is 24€/per person Price for June, July, August and Semptember (1.6.2022. – 30.9.2022) is 35€/per person Price for October (1.10.2022. – 30.10.2022) is 24€/per person Students and kids have special discount for enterance tickets!
Zadar Wine Tasting
Join us on beautiful experience. Over the course of the meal, 3 delicious dishes featuring fresh-from-the-market products are served. Each course is matched with a generous pour of a perfectly paired wine. As you dine, your host will introduce each bottle and answer questions, and explain each pairing, offering tips on deciding which wines go well with certain foods. Pick up information on Croatian main wine regions, the types of grapes grown there, and the styles of wines they produce. Learn some oenophile jargon, delve into the concept of terroir to study how climate and soil impact a wine’s characteristics, discover what means what on a Croatian wine label.
Krka Waterfalls with Wine from Zadar
Is one of the reasons visiting Croatia seeing Krka Waterfalls beauties? Do you want to see Krka Waterfalls following its own rhythm, taking pictures of whatever you want or resting by the river? Do you want to combine it with wine tasting? If your answer is yes, this is the perfect option for you!! We are a small family run travel agency that will make your dreams become reality. Starting your day in Zadar we will head to our first destination, Krka Waterfalls National Park, where we will show you the Etno village and history of production. Then, we will take you through the woods. Don't forget to bring your camera!! After that, the guide will take you to the most beautiful area of the park where you will have a couple of hours of free time for swimming in the river or relaxing in the sun. After we will extend north and spend relaxing afternoon in the village. You will enjoy wine tasting. The presentation of wines, and vineyards will be held by the winery personally, which will give you insight into the particularities of microclimate, and wine-growing process. After a long day of enjoyment, we will return to Zadar, arriving around 6 pm. This is a tour not to be missed! We are looking forward to see you!! *The price of the entrance fee to Plitvice Lakes National Park is not included in the price and it is 150 kuna per person. Groups can be bigger than 10 people
Traditional Dalmatian dinner
Are you looking for a unique experience where you will be able to get to know the locals and their traditional way of preparing bread and eat fresh fish from local fishermen together with real Dalmatian olive oil and learn a lot about life in Zadar? Then this is the right experience for you! Through olive oil tasting, fresh bread making in a way that our grandmothers used to make it, I will teach you a bit about Dalmatian cuisine while preparing grilled fish. I will host you by the fireplace of my backyard garden where we can exchange our experiences and I will try to explain you everything that is specific to the Dalmatian region. Giving the fact that I travel a lot and meet many different cultures… I will gladly show you something you cannot get everywhere because it takes a lot of knowledge and effort. I hope you will enjoy the preparation and tasting of the food as I only offer fresh products of proven quality prepared in the traditional way. Throughout the preparation process, I will give you detailed instructions on how to prepare meals and you will be able to participate in order to gain the knowledge to prepare the same thing in your home.
Daysailing&SUP in Zadar Archipelago
A daysailing experience is one day of a sailing lifestyle. Enjoy the combination of light activity, exploring Zadar archipelago, tasting the life on and within the sea. We will sail into Zadar archipelago and on our destination (which depends of the winds and group preferences) guests can enjoy sailing, swimming, snorkelling, exploring bays by SUP, walk the island or simply lay back and relax on deck. Guest can use boat cabins, toilet, full equipped kitchen and fridge at their own comfort. You can have fun with two SUP boards, towing ropes, snorkelling and fishing gear. The cockpit with cushions is covered with sprayhood and bimini top for shade and there are sunbeds for relaxing on bow. The excursion includes coffe refreshment, wine and bottled water.
Perfect Day Sailing experience in Zadar
A daysailing experience is a one day of sailing lifestyle. Enjoy the combination of light activity, explore Zadar archipelago, taste the life on and within the sea. We will sail into Zadar archipelago and on our destination (which depends of the winds and group preferences) guests can enjoy swimming, snorkelling and exploring bays by SUP, walk the island or simply lay back and relax on deck.
Sightseeing tour of the mountains and rivers in Zadar area
Let me take you on a exciting sightseeing trip in the countryside, mountains and rivers of Zadar area with 2 side hiking options and a cave visit. Our emphasis will be on UNESCO protected Velebit mountain range, the most beautiful in Croatia, which offers fantastic scenery and views. Tour is done in the air conditioned 4x4 vehicle. First we will visit attractive Maslenica bridge which spans Novsko gorge, then we will proceed to the viewpoint above river Zrmanja where Indian village from famous German Winnetou movies stood. Then we will cross over the Velebit range via historic Master's Road and pass below scenic limestone cliffs of Tulove Grede, where scenic hike with great views is possible if you wish to do so. From there we will continue over the Velebit range and cross to its heavily forested northern side, with primeval forests. Then we will descend to lush green mountainous Lika region and proceed to a beautiful Cerovačke Špilje (Cerovac Caves) (60kn/8Euro, optional). After cave visit we will cross Velebit again and descend to Krupa or Zrmanja rivers. We will finish the tour either with a swim in the crystal clear waters of Zrmanja river (recommended for hot summer days) or do a hike to the Kudin Most bridge location in the canyon of river Krupa (recommended in cooler weather). If you wish to do a full hiking experience check https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/4179466
Snorkeling and Island Discover
Sailing through the canal of Zadar, with sightseeing of old town of Zadar. Education about maritime and snorkeling and relaxing time on sea sun and islands. Anchor swimming and snorkeling, 3 islands stop and sightseeing. Introducing history of islands all in all beautiful day on traditional boat.
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