Cres Island, Croatia via Flickr: Sobrecroacia.com

Pizza on Rab Island, Croatia. Photo via Flickr:David Bailey Mbe

Kvarner Bay Multi Adventure Tour

Croatia Bike + Barge Tours

A family friendly bike and boat tour in Kvarner Bay!

This adventure cruise in the Kvarner bay is a tour especially designed for families, in a way that everyone can enjoy! Along with the planned activities in this week's itinerary, there is sufficient time for playing, fun, and spontaneity. This tour lives up to its name and offers cycling, walking, canoeing, swimming, or just relaxing on board. Each day gives you the option on what you'd like to experience. Explore the Kvarner Bay this way with all its scenic and architectural beauties.

On board there is a well-trained tour guide to give you tips, join you in the various activities, and also tell you a lot about the eventful history of Croatia.

Be sure to check out our other bike and boat tours in Croatia.

Skill Level

This is an easy, guided, multi-adventure boat tour. The tours usually do not demand special expertise or superior fitness on part of the participants. The walks and short hikes take place on good, sometimes even asphalted paths and are also not demanding. Should some activities require a bit more in the way of physical fitness, the tour guide will point this out and you can plan accordingly.

Where You’ll Stay

Aboard the Comfort Plus ship, the Andela Lora.

What’s Included

  • 8 days / 7 nights accommodations
  • 4 x full board and 3 x half board
  • Bed linens and towels
  • 21 speed hybrid touring bicycle
  • Guided walks and bicycle tours as described in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Collective transfer from/to Zagreb Airport or Zagreb center on day of embarkation/disembarkation
  • Guided walks and cycling tours as described in itinerary

What’s Not Included

  • Visitor’s tax, local charges, and unlimited water on board and during cycling: €40 (€20 for children 16 and under) to be paid on board
  • Drinks on board (tally sheet, to be paid to the Captain)
  • Gratuities for tour guides and crew
  • Possible taxi or bus transfers during the trip
  • Entrance fees to churches, museums, and National Parks
  • Meals and drinks ashore
  • Wake board adventure on Krk Island (to be paid on site)
  • 3-day or 2-day pre trip extension. See itinerary and pricing.
TourBike+Boat
TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
From1200 Rates
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Tour Dates

Sundays, July 16, July 23, August 6, and August 13, 2017

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Day-To-Day Itinerary

Kvarner Bay Multi Adventure Tour Map

Day 1: Omišalj (Embarkation) – Krk Town
Day 2: Krk – Jablanac – Rab (aprox. 1 h by foot, 12 - 20 km/7 - 12 mi. by bike)
Day 3: Rab – Pag – Olib (aprx. 1,5 h by foot)
Day 4: Ilovik – Mali Lošinj (aprx. 45 min by foot, 20 km/12 mi. by bike)
Day 5: Mali Lošinj – Susak – Osor (aprx. 1,5 h by foot, 12 – 20 km/7 – 12 mi. by bike)
Day 6: Cres (aprx. 1 h by foot, 10 km/6 mi. by bike)
Day 7: Cres – Malinska – Njivice – Omišalj (aprx. 2 h by foot)
Day 8: Disembarkation in Omišalj

Day 1: Omišalj (Embarkation) – Krk Town
Private journey to the starting point Omišalj, a nice, quiet seaport on the isle of Krk. Enjoy the time till boarding and bathe in the Adriatic Sea or have an ice-cream in the nearby ice-cream parlour right at the harbour. Between 2 and 2:30 pm check-in on the motor yacht. At 3 pm the ship casts off taking us to Krk Town. If the weather permits we take time to stop for a swim in a beautiful bay along our way to the capital. In the evening we take a short tour through the Venetian influenced old town of Krk Town.

Day 2:  Krk – Jablanac – Rab (aprx. 1 hour by foot, 12 - 20 km/7 - 12 mi. by bike)
In the morning we cross by boat to Jablanac on the Croatian mainland. From here we can take a nice walk to the Zavratnica Fjord, one of Croatia’s many natural wonders. The crystal clear water is perfect for a long swim before returning to the sip, which awaits us for lunch along with a crossing to the island of Rab. Here, we unload the bikes cycle to the island’s capital, Rab Town, one of the prettiest old towns in Croatia. Here we visit the traditional bakery “Vilma”, where the island’s speciality “cake of Rab” is manufactured and have the chance for a closer look into the production process, before setting off on a journey through the picturesque old town of Rab with our guide. Overnight stay in Rab Town.

Day 3:  Rab – Pag – Olib (aprx. 1,5 h by foot)
After breakfast we take a short crossing to the neighboring island Pag, village Lun. The place is famous for its ancient olive groves, which can be experienced on a short stroll. A visit to a local oil press will give us insight into the production of olive oil as well as learning about and tasting the famous Pager cheese. After lunch on board we continue our journey to the Island of Olib including a swim stop in a beautiful bay along the way. In the late afternoon there is time to play Olympic Games ashore. Overnight stay in Olib.

Day 4: Ilovik – Mali Lošinj (aprx. 45 min by foot, 20 km/12 mi. by bike)
We start the day with a crossover to the small island of Ilovik and an extensive swim stop in a turquoise colored bay. We will be taken ashore via dinghy to explore the lovely island on foot as this island is car and bicycle free. The ship awaits us on the other side of the island from where we set sail to the seafaring and wellness destination, Mali Lošinj. From here we have a relaxing bike ride in the afternoon, which takes us to the picturesque Veli Lošinj; along a promenade with countless coves. The small harbour and its many fishing boats are watched over by the mighty church of St. Anthony. After an ice cream and coffee break we head back to Mali Lošinj, where we spend the night.

Day 5:  Mali Lošinj – Susak – Osor (aprx. 1,5 h by foot, 12 – 20 km/7 – 12 mi. by bike)
We take a morning crossing to the island of Susak, a charming isle with sand dunes, which we explore on foot in the morning. The destination of this walk is a wonderful sandy beach where we can enjoy a

long bath before returning to the ship for lunch. The ship takes us to the artists’ village of Osor, where we take an exciting tour through the 2000 years of history. In the afternoon we start a short bike ride in Osor, which takes us through a forest with countless oaks and native red deer. We take a coffee break in Punta Križa before returning to Osor by bike. Short crossing to Martinšćica, where we spend the night.

Day 6: Cres (aprx. 1 h by foot, 10 km/6 mi. by bike)
In the morning we cross over to Cres Town on the island of Cres. On our way we take a stop at the most famous beach of the northern Adriatic. Here we have the opportunity to swim, or, hike to the clifftop village, Lubenice before the ship takes us to the city of Cres. You might want to take a 10 km bike ride along the famous beach front promenade in the afternoon. In the evening our guide will tell us all the secrets of the ancient town of Cres, where we also spend the night.

Day 7: Cres – Malinska – Njivice – Omišalj (aprx. 2 h by foot)
After a longer crossing to Malinksa on the island of Krk, we take a relaxing and beautiful walk along the sea front to Nijcive. A dip in the sea is the culmination of this little walk. The ship will then take us back to Omišalj, where we can relax the rest of the day or explore the city and enjoy a delicious ice cream. Optionally we offer a transfer to the town of Krk, where you can experience an exciting and active afternoon with wakeboarding. In the evening an eventful week comes to an end with a cozy farewell dinner on board.

 Day 8: Disembarkation in Omišalj
After breakfast, disembarkation until 9 am and individual departure or extended your bike tour in Croatia.

Pre and Post tour extensions available:

Two day extension in Zagreb:

Saturday:  A private transfer will be provided from the Zagreb airport  o the doorstep of your hotel. You will have time to freshen up after your journey. In the late afternoon your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel to take you on an interesting and inspiring three hour guided walk through the Croatian capital. The old town, built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, will charm you at every turn. The Kaptol (the center of the Roman Catholic Church in Croatia) and Gardec (the upper old town) are of course included in the program. In the evening you will dine in a specially selected restaurant. The delicious local specialties will be a great way to end the day. Overnight stay in a hotel in the town center of Zagreb.

Sunday:  After breakfast transfer to Omišalj for embarkation.

Included: 
3* or 4* hotel, centrally located
3 hours sightseeing tour in Zagreb incl. entry fees
Dinner in a local restaurant
Transfer from Zagreb airport to your hotel
Transfer from your hotel in Zagreb to Omišalj
Taxes

Three Day tour extension in Zagreb:

Friday: A private transfer collects you at the Zagreb airport and brings you to the doorstep of your hotel. Spend a marvelous day in Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. The old town, built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, will charm you at every turn. During a three hour guided city tour, our local guide will enlighten you on the city in its current position and its former past. The Kaptol (the center of the Roman Catholic Church in Croatia) and Gardec (the upper old town) are of course included in the program. In the evening you will dine in a specially selected restaurant. The delicious local specialties will be a great way to end the day. Overnight stay in a hotel in the town center of Zagreb.

Saturday: After breakfast check out and transfer to Plitvice. Today you are able to explore the most famous of the Croatian National Parks, the Plitvice Lakes. The natural beauty of this place is the reason why so many tourists come to visit the lakes from all around the world. The impressions which you take with you from this visit are unique. On arrival you will have enough time to enjoy an individual lunch, followed by a visitation of the National Park. In the evening you can enjoy a peaceful evening stroll before heading back to the comfort of your hotel.

Sunday: Transfer to Omišalj after breakfast.

Included:
Transfer from Zagreb airport to the hotel
3* or 4* hotel, centrally located
3 hours sightseeing tour in Zagreb incl. entry fees
Dinner in a local restaurant
2½ hours transfer between Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes
Accommodations in hotel close to the entrance of the Plitvice National Park
3 hours transfer from Plitvice to Omišalj
Entrance fee to the National Park
Taxes

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Andela Lora Croatia Comfort Plus Class Boat At 40 x 8.5 m the motor yacht Anđela Lora was launched in June 2012 and is an elegant addition to our comfort plus category. She is one of the biggest boats of the Croatian fleet with 17 spacious guest cabins – plenty of them available as three or four bed cabins – with air conditioning, shower cabins and WC. A bathing platform is available at the stern off ering easy access into the sea. For a special experience, a salt water pool and numerous sun mats are available on the sundeck. The friendly crew will always make sure that you enjoy a recuperative stay on board.

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