Dubrovnik Island-Hopping Cruise in the Elaphites Including Lunch

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Dubrovnik Island-Hopping Cruise in the Elaphites Including Lunch
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Spend a day cruising around the sun-kissed Elaphite Islands on this full-day boat trip from Dubrovnik. Unwind on deck with unlimited wine and soft drinks as your professional skipper ferries you around one of the most idyllic archipelagos in southern Dalmatia. Wander around the citrus gardens and pine forests on the island of Koločep; explore the romantic ruins of 15th-century manor houses and medieval churches on Šipan; devour an included onboard lunch; and laze on the pristine sands of Šunj beach before making the most of free time in Lopud town.
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In Brief

Location:
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Country:
Croatia
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Lunch included
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Following pickup from your centrally located Dubrovnik hotel, travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the port of Gruž, where your professional skipper and crew are waiting to welcome you aboard a gleaming sailboat for your cruise around the Elaphite Islands. Hop aboard your boat and find a seat on deck. Then, help yourself to a glass of unlimited wine or soft drink as you slip away from the harbor and out onto the Adriatic Sea’s shimmering waters.

Make your first stop at the island of Koločep, where aromatic lemon and orange gardens and beautiful forests of pine and carob trees await you. As you approach, admire the sheer cliffs that rise dramatically from the sea. Then, disembark and set off to explore independently. Enjoy around an hour of free time to relax on the beach or discover the sun-baked isle’s sights, which include the 15th-century Chapel of St Anton.

Next, continue on to Šipan, the largest island of the Elaphite archipelago. With time here spent at your leisure, perhaps discover the ruins of 15th-century manor houses and medieval churches, or explore the groves of citrus bushes, grapevines and fig shrubs.

After around an hour, return to your boat and set sail for the island of Lopud. As you cruise toward your next destination, tuck into an included onboard lunch. Choose from a selection of traditional Croatian dishes such as local mol fish, chicken or a vegetarian plate, each accompanied by sides such as cabbage salad.

On arrival at Lopud, dock by Šunj, one of the area’s most famous beaches. Lap up the sun on the white sands or dive into the azure waters for a cooling swim. Later, perhaps visit the island’s main town to explore the medieval architecture, aged monuments and other beaches independently.

Return to your boat after around three hours of free time, and then relax on the cruise back to Dubrovnik. Your tour then concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour host
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boat cruise
  • Professional skipper and crew
  • Unlimited wine and soft drinks
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Your centrally located Dubrovnik hotel

Returns To

Returns to original departure point at approx. 6pm

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Loved this trip, no complaints about where we stopped or how long in each place, it was perfect. Great way to see a beautiful coastline and islands!
• Submitted 21 Aug 2019
An excellent cruise that takes you to three lovely islands. The views are fantastic wherever you look, with the Adriatic Sea on one side and mountains on the other. One falls in love with the quiet charm of the island and the coastal areas you pass by. The lunch, which was served on the boat, was delicious. It was a medium-size boat with about 30 people on board. So you get to know most people and can enjoy their company while relaxing in the gentle breeze. We found it to be a very enjoyable cruise and would highly recommend it. Croatia is a very beautiful place indeed.
• Submitted 11 Aug 2018
Overall enjoyable experience. We were walked from our lodging down to the port where we boarded a 25 seat boat. The people who helped with the initial check in really didn't speak to us that much (which was different from the over-the-top customer service you get in the US). They were in no ways rude but just didn't really acknowledge us. From there, the day did improve. We were offered drinks once the boat started moving. You stop at 3 different Dalmatian Islands and spend 1-1.5hr on the first 2 and closer to 3 hours on the last one. Lunch was served and was actually pretty good. I would definitely do this excursion again if given the option!
• Submitted 24 Jul 2018
Fantastic day out, the crew were great. Enjoyed the food, drink and company.
• Submitted 02 Jul 2018
Excellent thouroughly enjoyed it would really recimmend it.
• Submitted 04 Jan 2018
Great crew, a lot of information, fun,music, free drinks! and a lot of nice people!
• Submitted 18 Dec 2017
3 islands, Koločep, Lopud and, Šipan all with subtle differences. Packed in like sardines, it was a very social activity even as a solo traveller as the seating directions make for conversation. The meals were very good, choice of fish, meat, chicken or vegetarian all barbecued up and delivered to the boat for consumption. Free drinks of water, lemonade, red wine and white wine helped loosen tongues and made for a very enjoyable day on the water.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2017
3 islands, Koločep, Lopud and, Šipan all with subtle differences. Packed in like sardines, it was a very social activity even as a solo traveller as the seating directions make for conversation. The meals were very good, choice of fish, meat, chicken or vegetarian all barbecued up and delivered to the boat for consumption. Free drinks of water, lemonade, red wine and white wine helped loosen tongues and made for a very enjoyable day on the water.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2017
We loved Lupod which was the first island we stopped at. We took a 10 golf cart ride to the beach side of the island and found a fantastic sandy beach , no waves and warm water.Two beachfront restaurants served food and drinks with one restaurant offering 2 for 1 drinks . .Plenty of time to relax and enjoy this great large cove. Lunch -fish was tasty .We had a fun group which made sure the wine was flowing freely. The other two islands were small and unremarkable with some shops and restaurants.
• Submitted 04 Oct 2017
FUN day and would recommend it to get a flavor of the other islands that aren't as popular. There is little to do on these islands but being able to see and be transported to another island that is less touristy was nice.
• Submitted 26 Sep 2017
I throughly enjoyed the day out visiting the 3 islands.It was a beautiful day, the islands were scenic and the food was delicious.
• Submitted 25 Sep 2017
Fantastic tour. Great staff/crew. Absolutely loved touring round the Elaphiti islands. Lunch was a major surprise, really tasty and very filling. Drinks were good too! Really recommend this tour if you want to explore more of Croatia!
• Submitted 08 Sep 2017
An excellent, very organised tour. The captain gives you a warm welcome and when you arrive at each island, he gives you a brief summary of what you can do there. The supplied lunch was amazing-top restaurant quality!
• Submitted 31 Aug 2017
What a fantastic way to sample a few of the islands. I thought the day was very enjoyable, the locations were great, the food on board was nice, the wine wasn't great, but what you would expect when having to cater for a lot of people. I think its well worth the trip.
• Submitted 25 Aug 2017
Simply amazing! We were promptly picked up from our hotel call the night before to get the pick up time and the wait time on the boat to get going was minimal. We had a great amount of time on the first island, but the third was my favorite and we only had 45 minutes there. All three islands were great, but there is only shopping on the first island. The boat crew was great and friendly. The lunch was fresh grilled fish and my favorite meal of the whole Dubrovnik trip. Highly recommend and I would do this again in a heartbeat.
• Submitted 02 Aug 2017
Splendid island hopping trip, sandy beaches, though small, made a nice change from rocks!
• Submitted 25 Jul 2017
We had a great time on this tour, but it was mainly due to ththe luck of having a great group of people on our boat. There were 3 boats that left at once - 2 were crowded and more like the ferry you take to Locrum, but we were on a speedboat with all other young people and had a fab time!
• Submitted 06 Jun 2017
This tour went above and beyond our expectations. The pick up and drop off service was smooth, the boat was lovely with a knowledgeable staff and the lunch was far better than we were expecting. Most importantly the islands are all beautiful and worthy of a visit.
• Submitted 03 Jun 2017
Island 1 was Lopud - we took a golf cart to Sunj Beach for swimming, food and drinks. Island 2 - Sipan Island for olive oil and wine. Island 3 Koločep with it's beautiful pine forest and citrus gardens. Along the way we drank wine on the boat and had a delicious lunch. Met a fun group of people and had a beautiful day Island Hopping along the coast!!
• Submitted 13 Nov 2016
We had a great day trip! the lunch was lovely, freshly cooked and very tasty! the cruise was without doubt the highlight of our holiday!
• Submitted 26 Oct 2016
Great tour!
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
Beautiful beach on Lopud island, great boat trip, the lunch was delicious - fish highly recommended - also the other two islands worth visiting. A worthy tour which enables you to have a clear look of the Dalmatian coast
• Submitted 18 Sep 2016
The captain and first mate were VERY good. The weather wasn't the best, but the islands and views were still fantastic. The lunch was great! They actually had left overs so I had both the fish and chicken...yummy! For the price, you can't beat this day trip.
• Submitted 08 Sep 2016
I highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Dubrovnik and looking to experience "island life." Everything from the captain of our boat, to the description of the itinerary, and amount of time on each island was perfect. I was even pleasantly surprised with the lunch served, on the boat!
• Submitted 28 Aug 2016

In Brief

Location:
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Country:
Croatia
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Lunch included
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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