Explore the variety of the Pakleni Islands, the string of islands in front of Hvar, where you will find many idyllic bays with pine trees.
Pakleni Islands, distinguished by their beauty, isolated lagoons, and untouched nature, are certainly worthy of a visit.
During the tour, you will visit one of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia, swim in the crystal blue Adriatic sea, and explore vibrant underwater life while snorkeling. The length of the route is 3 – 5 nm, with one beach stop. The tour will head southeast from Hvar, following the coast, until you reach a secluded beach. You will sea kayak outside of the Hvar channel encountering the open Adriatic sea and view over the horizon.
After one hour of paddling, you will have a break on one of the Pakleni Islands’ astonishing beaches. While on the beach, enjoy your time swimming, relaxing or grab a mask, snorkel, and explore on your own.
The tour begins from Križna Luka beach, which is a 7 minutes walk from the town center. Upon your arrival, our guide will prepare your sea kayaks (double or single).
The guide will adjust the sea kayak steering system, according to your height, so you can be safe and comfortable in the kayak once you set off to the sea. Plus, you will get some waterproof bags to store your personal belongings.
Once the equipment is set (PFD, dry bags, paddles), you will have a brief safety talk and introduction to basic sea kayaking techniques.
Sea kayak and paddle, life jacket, dry bag, spray skirt if needed, snorkeling to use (mask + snorkel), guide and introduction in paddling techniques and safety.
Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, long sleeve shirt (Lycra if possible, if not then cotton), water shoes or quick -drying sports shoes, swimming equipment, bottled water, towel and snacks.
Our guide will assign you a single or double seat sea kayak. We mainly use double sea kayaks for shorter trips because they are faster, more stable, spacious, and easier to use for beginner paddlers.