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Outdoor Activities in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is ideal for holidays that combines historical sightseeing and being active at the same time. The city and surrounding area are ideal for outdoor activities all-year long, especially during the summer months.

If you love active holidays, you'll adore outdoor activities in Dubrovnik: hiking, kayaking, biking, sailing, water sports and much more.

We compiled a list of the most popular activities available in Dubrovnik area.

Sea-kayaking to the island of Lokrum

Sea-kayakers exploring the island of LokrumSea-kayakers exploring the island of Lokrum

The kayaking to the island of Lokrum that lies just off the coast of Dubrovnik is one of the most popular activity among visitors. These adventures start from the Pile Bay (near the Old Town) from where kayakers paddle along the famous City walls to Lokrum.

Once on Lokrum, you will explore botanical gardens and Benedictine Monastery. Of course, you will also swim in clear waters and explore hidden beaches and caves. On the way back you will stop at Betina Cave for swimming and snorkeling and a snack break.

These tours are small group tours for up to 8 people and no kayaking experience is necessary to join.

You can choose from MORNING or AFTERNOON departures or opt for a SUNSET tours to enjoy beautiful sunsets in Dubrovnik. Take a look at tours available on Viator, there is a really huge choice.

Travellers like this guided sea kayaking tour with snack on which you enjoy stunning views of the City walls, swim and snorkel and have a great day on the sea (morning and sunset options available).

Another popular sea-kayaking tour departs from Banje beach, then takes you along the City walls to the island of Lokrum, and then to Betina cave for swimming, snorkeling and cliff jumping.

For a spectacular sunset over the sea join this 4-hour sea-kayaking tour departing from Pile bay. On this tour you will also swim and snorkel and have a snack and wine.


Most Popular Sea-Kayaking Tours
to Lokrum

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Sea-kayaking in the Elaphite islands

There is no better way to see the islands then by kayak. You can do this by joining one of many sea-kayaking tours available. Explore hidden beaches, caves and other secret island spots. Main activity kayaking is combined with island walking, swimming and snorkeling. Note that no previous paddling experience is necessary.

This small group guided kayaking tour to Lopud and Sipan and this tour that combines kayaking, biking and exploring the island of Sipan are among the most popular ones.


Speed-boat tour from Dubrovnik
(visiting 3 islands)

To escape the crowds of the city and spend time exploring nearby islands take a speed-boat tour. These tours include exploring Blue Cave (on Kolocep island), visiting beautiful sandy beach - Sunj (on the island of Lopud) and exploring the island of Lokrum.

You will get snorkel gear as well as snacks and drinks. Choose from the MORNING and AFTERNOON departures.

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Jet-ski ride in Dubrovnik

Another great way to explore the coast and the islands, but with more adrenaline rush is a jet ski ride. You can rent a jet-ski on your own or a jet-ski tour with your private guide. On these tours you will explore beautiful Elaphite islands and pass along the unique city walls.

Tours are available at any time throughout the day.

Jet Ski Tours in Dubrovnik


Zipline in Dubrovnik

If you are after a true adrenaline activity, take a zipline ride in Dubrovnik. You will ride along 250m meters long route along the coast and admire the coastline and the Adriatic sea. The service provider offers a pick-up and drop-off service from your accommodation in Dubrovnik.

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