Day trips from Split, Croatia- Boat excursions Split

Boat day trips from Split - All in one place

Split, being a seaside city, offers a lot of fun stuff to do out at the sea.
There are boat excursions, adventure & adrenaline activities and rent-a-boat services.
We’ll try to get them all in our blog series, for you to find them easier than going through the internet. We’ll start with boat Day trips from Split.

Keep in mind we are not presenting just our tours, operated by us, but our competitiors’ too.
Furthermore, we’ll list every major tour operator doing particular tour or activity.
So, this is not about us, it’s about you being able to find your ideal boat tours in Split or any kind of sea related activity.

*  In addition, the list of boat tours from Split is organized by the “duration of the tour” criteria.

Type 1: Full day trips from Split

Blue lagoon

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Maslinica

  • 1. Blue lagoon and Šolta island tour

Duration: 09:30 – 17:30h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.06.-30.09.
Price: 43,00 € per person
Description:
one of the best selling boat day trips from Split is a cruise to the Blue Lagoon, a bay on the island of Drvenik Veli for a delicious wood-grilled fish lunch, with great local wine. Plenty of time to swim, snorkel, trek, relax, explore! After lunch, it will take you to Maslinica, island Solta. Maslinica is the perfect location for swimming and hanging out with the locals.
Included:
– grilled lunch (fish, meat or vegetarian)
– drinks during the lunch (wine, syrup, water)

Operated by boat owners:
– Toni Šoda: +38598603354 (boat name: “Blaga”
– Matko Pavković: +385911111156 (boat name “Rizhana”)
Pros: Bigger boats, cheaper than the Blue cave tour, Šolta island (Maslenica) is amazing!
Cons: Bigger groups of people on the boat, overcrowded Blue lagoon, not so famous destinations

Krknjaši

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Martinis Marchi

Boat 1

Boat 3

  • 2. Two islands swimming cruise – Brač & Šolta

Duration: 09:30 – 17:300h
Tours operating: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, between 01.06.-30.09.
Price: 65,00 € per person
Description:
Enjoy the relaxing journey, visit beautiful islands of Brač and Šolta, swim in the secluded cove in the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea, discover the picturesque town of Stomorska where after the lunch you can walk the charming village or take a swim at the local beach.
Included:
– boat cruise
– visiting two islands of Brač and Šolta, free time for swimming and exploring the scenery
– croissant in the morning, afternoon lunch during navigation
– soft drinks, local wine, beer, coffee
Operated by boat owner:
– Marin: +38598 776 462 (boat name: “Polaris”)
Pros: Biggest boat in Split, cheaper than the Blue cave tour, nice atmosphere
Cons: Bigger groups of people on the boat, slower boat, not so famous destinations

Boat 2

Boat 4

Zlatni rat

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The beach

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  • 3. Bol … Golden horn beach

Duration: 09:30 – 17:300h
Tours operating: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, between 01.06.-30.09.
Price: 75,00 € per person
Description:
Visit the most popular Croatian beach and enjoy sailing in a relaxing atmosphere while cruising along the Adriatic islands.
Feel the charm of Dalmatian small town of Bol, beautiful streets, memorable pathway “Šetnica” leading you to the “Golden horn” (on Croatian “Zlatni rat”) beach … Enjoy swimming on this unique beach Enjoy cruising along the coast of the amazing island of Brač, passing through the “Door of Split”, the channel between islands Šolta and Brač.
Included:
– boat cruise
– visiting two islands of Brač and Šolta, free time for swimming and exploring the scenery
– croissant in the morning, afternoon lunch during navigation
– soft drinks, local wine, beer, coffee

Operated by boat owner:
– Marin: +38598 776 462 (boat name: “Polaris”)
Pros: Biggest boat in Split, cheaper than the Blue cave tour, nice atmosphere, the only boat doing this tour.
Cons: Bigger groups of people on the boat, slower boat, a very long ride there and back

Boat & the beach

Golden horn

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Hvar town

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The view

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  • 4. Hvar & Pakleni Islands

Duration: 09:00 – 18:000h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.06.-30.09.
Price: 80,00 € per person
Description:
Visit the most popular Croatian island town of Hvar, and adjacent archipelago Paklinski islands. You’d have enough free time at each destination due to the fact it is a speedboat tour (boats similar to Zodiac) which saves time on traveling, letting you enjoy Hvar for sightseeing and other locations (one more is added, Brač island bay fisherman village Milna) for swimming and snorkeling.
Included:
– Boat, Fuel & Skipper
– Safety gear & Insurance
– Local official tour guide
– Use of snorkeling equipment
Operated by boat owner:
– Mario (Toto travel): +38598 248773
Pros: Amazing destinations, small groups, cheaper than the Blue cave tour
Cons: Boats not so comfortable, more expensive than taking a public transportation to Hvar, no Blue cave included

Paklinski islands

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Panorama

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Blue cave

Our bay house

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  • 4. Blue cave Croatia tour aka “Five islands” tour

Duration: 08:00 – 18:000h (We depart at 07:30h)
Tours operating: daily, between 01.05.-30.09.
Price: 90,00 – 145,00 € per person
Description:
Speedboat tour, visiting usually  5 destinations, including Hvar town and the Blue cave Croatia.
Boat types are different, going from RHIBs to aluminum yachts, from 10 to 18 passengers. Almost everything is known about this tour, in a nutshell, so we’ll just say it’s a must= one of the most sought after boat day trips from Split, even in the entire Dalmatia.
Included:
* by everybody:
– Boat, Fuel, Skipper, Blue cave admission fee, Bottled water, Safety equipment
* By us:
– A tour guide, Snorkeling equipment, Towels, Grilled lunch & drinks in our summer house, Drinks on the boat (beer, wine, soft drinks, sodas), Pastry on the boat (croissants or donuts or waffles), Fruit on the boat (seasonal fruit), Jackets,  Ice cream & Coffee
Operated by us and boat owners like (others are middlemen):
– Blue cave travel, Portal, Toto travel, Waterworld Croatia, Tour Split, Split trips, Sail To.
Pros: If performed properly it is the single best thing you can do in this part of our county
Cons: A long day, sometimes a bumpy ride on the choppy waters, weather dependent, pricey

Budikovac

Komiža

Type 2: Half day trips from Split

Lunch

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Fun stuff

  • 1. Pirate ship Split tour with swimming and drinks

Duration: 09:00 – 15:300h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.06.-30.09.
Price: 60,00 € per person
Description:
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Included:
– Program as described
– Boat & Fuel & Crew
– Snorkeling gear
– Safety equipment
– Lunch & drinks on the boat
– Fruit
– Ice cream
– Towels
– Inflatable beach floaties
Operated by us.
Pros: Unique boat, all the inclusions, best lunch on any boat tour from Split, small groups onboard
Cons: we do not visit any famous destinations on this tour

The ship

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Old crew

Santa Maria oldest crew

Blue lagoon

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Beach bar

  • 2. Blue lagoon & Čiovo speedboat tour

Duration: 08:30 – 14:515h & 15:00 – 20:15h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.05.-30.09.
Price: 60,00 € per person
Description:
Relaxing and refreshing 3 hours out on beautiful coastal Croatia. During the boat ride, you can enjoy the panoramic views of Split and its surroundings. After 30 minutes drive in our speedboat, you arrive far away from the city crowds and mainstream tourism, that is, at stunning Blue Lagoon in Croatia. You can spend your time swimming or snorkeling on small, hidden, untouched beaches, and be taking amazing pictures. After this beautiful and relaxing day on the sea, take in last views of the Adriatic and its Islands while returning to Split.
Included:
– Boat, Fuel & Skipper
– Safety gear & Insurance
– Local official tour guide
– Use of snorkeling equipment
Operated by us and by Toto Travel
Pros: Small groups, 2 swimming stops, snorkeling
Cons: not as good as the Pirate Ship Split half-day tour, no lunch

Čiovo

Blue lagoon 2

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Sailing

Sunset

  • 3. Sailing trip to Šolta island (morning & sunset)

Duration: 11:00 – 16:00h & 17:00 – 22:00h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.04.-30.10.
Price: 65,00 € per person
Description:
Missing to explore the sea and islands surrounding the beautiful city of Split while staying on your vacation in this Dalmatian center is probably the biggest mistake you can make. So, to correct this mistake we decided to offer to you the opportunity for one-day sailing trips from Split to the island of Šolta. We realize that you have many activities on your mind while visiting Split so this one day trip is the perfect choice to explore the whole area around Split while staying here on your vacation.
Included:
– Boat & Skipper
– Safety gear & Insurance
– Bottled water
– Use of snorkeling equipment
Operated by Toto Travel
Pros: Small groups, real professional sailing, snorkeling
Cons: No lunch

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Sunset 2

Type 3: Sightseeing & swimming break day trips from Split

The ship location

Fun!

  • 1. Pirate ship Split sightseeing tour

Duration: 90 minutes (at 11:00 / 14:00 / 17:00h)
Tours operating: daily, between 01.04.-31.10.
Price: 25,00 € per person
Description:
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Included:
– Program as described
– Boat & Fuel & Crew
– Snorkeling gear
– Safety equipment
– Drinks on the boat
– Towels
– Inflatable beach floaties
Operated by us:
Similar tour done by: Mariner boat & Sightseeing Split Boat

Pros: Unique boat, all the inclusions, best way to see Split from the seaside
Cons: No lunch, some people say it should be longer

Dearest guests

Drinks

Santa Maria One Eyed Willie

Semisub

On the tour

  • 2. Semi-submarine cruise

Duration: 45 minutes (departure every hour)
Tours operating: daily, between 01.04.-31.10.
Price: 13,00 € per person
Description:
This unique vessel offers a pleasant and safe tour and is ideal for adults and children of all ages. It remains above sea level at all times, while its hull, the underwater observatory, is 1.5 meters (5 feet) below the surface. Through your own personal viewing window, you can watch the abundance of marine life. You can leave the cabin and walk on the deck at any time, you can also enjoy the spectacular view of the historical complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian. You can choose between day tours and night tours with underwater lights.
Included:
– 45 minutes long ride
Operated by: http://www.semisubmarine-split.com/
Pros: Unique vessel, short and cheap, group discounts
Cons: Croatian submarine flora&fauna aren’t the Great coral reef, to be honest

Inside

Location

Sailing

Laganini bar

  • 3. Čiovo island swim break

Duration: 10:00-13:00h & 14:00-17:00h
Tours operating: daily, between 01.05.-31.10.
Price: 30,00 € per person
Description:
Swimming and sunbathing on the island of Čiovo.
A 3 hours long getaway from the city noise and heat.
Included:
–transfer with sailing yacht
– skipper
– safety gear
– insurance
Operated by Toto travel
Pros: Sailing boat ride, real sailing, cheap, longer version of the Pirate Ship tour
Cons: Not quite the Pirate Ship, no drinks

Čiovo island

Sunset sailing

Bonus article by our friends
12 unique things you can do in Split:

Split is also home to one of Europe’s most beautiful Old Towns, built into the alleys of the 1,600-year-old Diocletian’s Palace. Strolling around this part of the city is an essential activity for anyone visiting Split. However, if you’re also interested in delving under the surface of the city, there are also a wide number of slightly more unorthodox things to see and do here. We’ve picked out 12 of the best.

Read the full article HERE

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