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Kamenjak: Medulin Sunset Dolphin Tour

1. Kamenjak: Medulin Sunset Dolphin Tour

Your evening trip starts at Medulin harbour. After boarding, you will receive a welcome drink and the trip begins with a panoramic view of Medulin's archipelago. Throughout the boat trip, there is music on board which makes for a relaxed atmosphere. Dancing is also welcome. While you cruise along the Adriatic sea, keep an eye out for dolphins. There is a 50/50 chance you will see them, but if not, you can still make the most of the stunning scenery. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Austro-Hungarian lighthouse 'Porer' on the way, and later on, have the chance to admire a stunning sunset view. Dinner is served on the boat: fish, meat and vegetarian options are available with a cabbage salad and ciabatta bread. Drinks during the excursions (wine, soda and water) are included in the price. The boat trip finishes by slowly heading back to Medulin.

Medulin: Cruise to Kamenjak with Lunch

2. Medulin: Cruise to Kamenjak with Lunch

Begin your boat trip from the harbor in Medulin. Look out for the only red and yellow boat in the area, and then board “Sandra” ready for your trip. Marvel at a magnificent panoramic view of Medulin's archipelago and the Premantura peninsula as you set sail from Medulin. Cruise for 1 hour until reaching the southernmost point of Istria, the Cape Kamenjak Nature Park. See stunning cliffs, and admire diverse wildlife and breathtaking nature. Dive into and explore one of the underwater caves, accompanied by a crew member for your safety. After discovering the underwater world of Cape Kamenjak, continue to the Porer Lighthouse, a picturesque lighthouse on a small island built during the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1846. Next, stop for lunch and savor your meal aboard the boat. Choose between a delicious meat fish or vegetarian dish, depending on your preference. Drinks are included during the entire ride. Once you've eaten, head to the island of Ceja to enjoy two hours of sunbathing and swimming in the Adriatic Sea. On Ceja, you can also find a restaurant and a cafe bar, should you feel like another snack or some coffee and drinks. Soak up the last rays of Croatian sun before heading back to the point of departure.

Premantura: Sea Cave Kayak Tour

3. Premantura: Sea Cave Kayak Tour

The starting point of this kayak experience is Cape Kamenjak, a protected natural park south of Pula. From one of its charming pebble beaches, you will start your adventure after a quick briefing from the tour guides. After settling in the kayaks, you'll paddle for approximately 50 minutes following the rugged coast while enjoying the summer scenery all the way to the Kolombarica Sea Cave. In the cave, you'll swim in the turquoise water lit by the sun rays that enter through a cave opening above. Snorkeling and exploring the vibrant sea life of Kamenjak is a memory you'll want to remember. That's why this tour includes free GoPro photos. If you're an adrenaline seeker, you'll love jumping from the cliffs (up to 15m high) after exploring the cave. If not, you can enjoy some time sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. On the way back, the tour guides will make short stops as needed. If you're interested, you can find out some amazing facts about the area. This tour is an ideal summer experience for friends and families. It's completely safe and suitable for beginners and kids.

From Rovinj/Bale: Istria in 1 Day Tour with Lunch & Tastings

4. From Rovinj/Bale: Istria in 1 Day Tour with Lunch & Tastings

Discover the wonders of Istria County on this multi-stop, guided tour from your choice of meeting point in Rovinj or Bale. Blend into local life as you explore the towns of Poreč, Grožnjan, and Motovun. Enjoy lunch at a local eatery and join a truffle tasting. The first stop is in Poreč. Here, you can see golden early-Christian mosaics at the Euphresian Basilica, a UNESCO world heritage site (entry fee not included). After a walking tour of Poreč, head to Grožnjan, a village that was abandoned entirely after World War II and has since been revitalized with the help of artists from all around Yugoslavia. Romantic stone-cobbled alleys and colorful workshops around every corner make the tiny town of Grožnjan a must-see location in Istria. Afterward, continue to Motovun, the mightiest hilltop town in Istria. Once in Motovun, try the most expensive mushroom in the world during a truffle tasting. Walk the panoramic city walls and admire Istria in all its glory before arriving at a konoba, the local word for trattoria (Italian-style eatery). You'll return to Rovinj or Bale in the late afternoon.

Istria: Guided Tour of Inner Istria with Food Tasting

5. Istria: Guided Tour of Inner Istria with Food Tasting

Discover some of Istria's most spectacular landscapes and idyllic locations on a guided tour of the peninsula. Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle and learn about Istria's history from your knowledgeable guide. Start your day with a convenient pickup from a range of locations and get ready to see the best of what Istria has to offer. Your first stop, Lim Fjord on the western coast of Istria. Stop to take photos and capture the beauty of this striking landscape before moving on to your next destination, Groznjan. Join your driver and guide on a walking tour of this small medieval jewel known as the artist village. See the old town and wander down the romantic alleys lined with rustic cafes and konobas, the Dalmatian word for taverns. Hop back into your vehicle and head to Motovun, a scenic hilltop town dominated by Gothic and Romanesque architecture. Enjoy a tasting of some local products before joining your guide on a walking tour of the town and the ancient city walls. Make the most of some free time after the tour and sit down for lunch at one of the local restaurants. The Motovun forest is packed with truffles, making this town one of the best places to get your truffle fix. The last stop on your tour of the Istrian Peninsula is Pazin, where you'll visit the Pazin Abyss, an extraordinary natural attraction that has been declared a protected area. Enjoy a short stop here before heading back to your original starting point.

From Pula and Medulin: Flavors of Istria

6. From Pula and Medulin: Flavors of Istria

Like a fairy-tale settlement, Rovinj is jam-packed with small yellow and scarlet houses connected with cobbled streets and squares. This tiny gem has it all: the history, the culture, the cuisine, and you will love it! Your final stop is the city of Porec, one of the most famous vacation destinations in Istria. Known for a long seafront promenade, great beaches, modern restaurants and numerous historical sights, Porec will easily capture you with its beauty. The highlight of this city is the Basilica of Euphrasia, known for its beautiful mosaics on a gold background.  

Istria: Guided Tour of Southern Istria and Olive Oil Tasting

7. Istria: Guided Tour of Southern Istria and Olive Oil Tasting

Discover the medieval Istrian towns of Bale, Rovinj, and Vodnjan on a guided tour of southern Istria. Visit idyllic locations and marvel at spectacular scenery as you learn about the region's history from your guide. Enjoy a convenient pickup and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle as you journey through the peninsula's incredible landscapes. Your first stop of the day, the town of Bale. One of Croatia's best-kept secrets, this stone town was built on a hill and is surrounded by seemingly endless olive groves and vineyards. Follow your guide down narrow, cobbled streets on a walking tour of this medieval gem before heading to your next stop, the coastal town of Rovinj. Once a fishing port and today a tourist resort, Rovinj is considered one of the most photogenic towns in the Mediterranean. Wander its streets accompanied by your guide and learn about this idyllic seaside town. After your walking tour, make the most of some free time and indulge in a delicious lunch at one of the local eateries. Fueled by your meal, hop back into the van and head to your next and final destination for the day, Vodnjan. In Vodnjan, you'll stop at the local olive oil farm Chiavalon. This family farm specializes in growing olives and producing high-quality extra virgin olive oil. Take part in a guided tasting of the estate's award-winning oils. End your day with a comfortable return transfer.

Medulin: Sunset Kayak Tour to Levan Island with A Cocktail

8. Medulin: Sunset Kayak Tour to Levan Island with A Cocktail

Discover the hidden gems of Medulin bay and the island of Levan on a kayaking tour in Medulin. Enjoy a cocktail at a beach bar on the island and paddle back to catch the sunset from the sea. Have your adventure documented on a GoPro. Start with a safety briefing and put on your life jackets to get ready for your adventure. Kayak through the crystal-clear waters of Medulin bay, paddling through its most scenic parts. Then, stop for a welcome cocktail on the island of Levan, the only island in Istria with a golden sandy beach. After enjoying your refreshment, it is time to explore the island and the underwater beauty surrounding it. Use the snorkel gear provided to observe the seabed and marine life, or simply go for a swim. Right in time for sunset, start your return journey to the coast while admiring the enchanting colors of the Mediterranean sunset.

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4.5 / 5

based on 1,023 reviews

For us, the tour ended up being a personal and private tour of Inner Istria with Sini, and what an exceptional and personable guide he is. He is proud of his country, and rightly so. Spectacular. His area and historical knowledge knows no end, a truly wonderful day, capped off with a wonderful lunch in Montovun.

cruise very nice 3 hours passed quickly .. the crew is trying very hard to find dolphins .... we made it. We have a clear conscience.

Beautiful lovely tour to view the national park and the surrounding areas from the sea. I would highly recommend it.

The tour was super organized. Was really fun. We even saw dolphins. The booking was worth it for us.

Nice experience, unfortunately without dolphins! Vest for later advantage, because very windy!