Home » Island Hopping Luxury Yacht Tour from Zadar
You will set sail from Sukošan, near Zadar, and follow a route which takes in some of the most picturesque islands of the Adriatic, secluded beaches and bays, as well as two of Croatia’s National Parks.
Sukošan, is a small town 10km from Zadar, and the itinerary comprises a mixture of exciting sailing through narrow channels and relaxing in secluded and picturesque bays; stopping off to discover some of Croatia’s cultural and historic towns, as well as the Kornati and Krka National Parks.
Whether you enjoy soaking up the rays, swimming in crystal clear blue waters, or getting active with sports and activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice on this island hopping yacht tour from Zadar (Sukošan).
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We will pick you up and transfer you to the harbour at Sukošan where you will meet with the yacht’s skipper and check in to your cabin.
The usual check-in time is after 2 pm, setting sail at 4 pm; however, we recommend arranging an early check-in, which is available from 12 pm, allowing an earlier sailing time of 1-2pm.
With the earlier sailing time, you’ll have time to stop off for a swim at the small island of Vrgada, en route to Murter Island – your first destination.
The yacht will moor on the northern side of the island, where you’ll have time to explore and dine in one of the islands many restaurants.
On day two you’ll set sail to the Šibenik archipelago, a group of 249 islands, only six of which are inhabited.
The area is completely unspoiled by tourism, and most of the islands don’t even have cars or motor vehicles.
The locals here mainly live off olive and wine production and fishing. You will head to Tijašnica bay where you can swim in the clear turquoise waters and enjoy food and cocktails on the waterfront terrace.
There is plenty of dramatic scenery today, as your skipper guides you through the passage of Saint Anthony towards the beautiful historic town of Šibenik, with its winding streets and UNESCO sites.
You’ll have time here to wander around, before continuing up the Šibenik Channel, along the Krka river, arriving at your stopover for the evening at Skradin, a delightful town nestled between the hills.
In Skradin, you’re ideally located to get the first ferry of the morning to Krka national park, arriving before the huge crowds.
It’s only a short 20-minute journey upstream before you come to the breathtaking waterfalls.
There are walkways taking you up and across for photo opportunities, or you can swim in the freshwater pool at the bottom of the final waterfall.
In the afternoon, you’ll return the way you came, down the Šibenik Channel and out towards Kaprije island, which gets its name from the capers that grow there, along with olives and grapevines.
You’ll stop here for the evening, and will have beautiful views as the sun sets over the Adriatic.
You won’t have as long sailing today, so there’s plenty of time to take your time and relax along the route.
The first stop is Kakan island for lunch and swimming before you’ll continue on towards the Kornati Island group, another of Croatia’s National Parks.
The yacht will moor at Ravni Žakan island, which has restaurants offering a modern twist on traditional Croatian cuisine, as well as access to electricity and water.
Your route today takes you deep into the Kornati National park with its enchanting natural beauty.
The yacht will navigate through the islands and reefs arriving at Žut, the second largest island in the Kornati archipelago.
The island, although it has a delicious fish restaurant, has no permanent inhabitants, so it’s the perfect place to unwind.
Relax on the beach, snorkel among the coral reefs, or climb the hill and enjoy spectacular views of the sunset over the Kornati islands.
You will depart Žut and return towards Sukošan.
This is the final sailing day, but there are still plenty of coves and inlets to explore around Pašman before arriving back at Sukošan marina around 6 pm.
Our driver will collect you and transfer you to a hotel for the night in Sukošan or Zadar, or drop you off at the airport for your homeward journey.
When you get back to base, why not spend a few additional days exploring Sukošan or Zadar?
Sukošan is a small maritime village of only 4000 inhabitants, with a wide bay known as Zlatna Luka (Golden Harbour).
The town also has sandy and pebbled beaches which are ideal for families due to the shallow incline and safety buoys.
Sukošan has plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars serving local food, and specialising in locally-grown olives and home-made wines.
Sukošan is also within easy travelling distance of Plitvice Lakes, and many of the other national parks.
Zadar is the oldest settlement in Croatia, with over 3000 years of history. Around the city, you’ll discover Roman and Venetian architecture, as well as some modern art installations, including the famous “sea organ” which plays music using the force of the waves.
Zadar is a dynamic and vibrant city with plenty of activities and nightlife and is the ideal setting for a couple of extra days to complete your holiday.
Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.
Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.
Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.
In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.
In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.
If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.
Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.
If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.
These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.
The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).
Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.
Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.
Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.
Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.
Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.
Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.
All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.
A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.
Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.
We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.
You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.
Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.
We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.
Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).
The pack will normally be sent to your home address.
Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).
Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.
Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.
This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.
The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.
The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.
The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.
Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.
If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.
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We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.