Discover 8 Of The Best Tours In Croatia - Updated 2024

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Croatia is best known as a dream getaway for a perfect holiday. It has everything to satisfy the fantasy of any vacationer, including famous historical places, untouched nature and hidden beaches where the water is so clear that the boats in sea appear like they are floating in the air, not to mention the gastronomy, and this is just the beginning. Here are the best tours in Croatia!

1. Montenegro full-day trip from Dubrovnik (from USD 59.0)

Enjoy the spectacular views
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Be prepared to be amazed by the sights and landscapes on this tour from Dubrovnik to Montenegro which takes you through the Župa Dubrovacka and Konavle valleys on a scenic drive along the beautiful Bay of Kotor. Be inspired by the gorgeous views of the Sveti Stefan islet on the way to Budva and the local town of Perast, located at the foot of St Elijah Hill. There’s also an extra option of paying for a boat trip to Our Lady of the Rocks island but if you decide not to do it, you’ll still get to take a short ferry tour across the Bay of Kotor. The tour allows for exploring with both a guide and the chance to venture on your own before you’re taken back to your hotel

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Montenegro Full-Day Trip from Dubrovnik with Optional Boat Trip

Duration: 11 to 12 hours

1767 reviews

2. Game of Thrones walking tour of Dubrovnik (from USD 58.0)

See the sight of Game of Thrones & Dubrovnik

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan then you’ll love this exclusive and engaging walking tour that will take you in the real-life attractions used for some of the television show’s fictional locations. Dubrovnik is one of the most recognizable as King’s Landing, the capital of the realm’s seven kingdoms, so you will get plenty of opportunities to follow in the footsteps of the characters including many of the historic streets, the Lovrijenac Fortress, parks and around the city walls. A fabulous way to combine Dubrovnik’s iconic sights with a commentary on the Game of Thrones.

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Dubrovnik Game of Thrones Walking Tour with Guide

Duration: 3 hours

866 reviews

3. Ston and Korcula Island day trip from Dubrovnik with wine tasting

Ston and Korcula Island
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What better way to immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Croatia than to take a tour of Ston and Korcula Island from Dubrovnik and then combine it with a wine tour! After you’ve been picked up at your hotel, you’ll be driven to Ston and get the chance to learn about the fascinating history and wander around the medieval town and walls, and even try some oysters if you chose. Later, take a boat in Orebić for a ride to beautiful Korcula Island where your guide will take you to visit St Marco Cathedral and the supposed birthplace of Marco Polo. On your journey, learn all about the Peljesac peninsula’s wineries and mussel-breeding before enjoying the delights of wine tasting and samples of brandy and liqueur with a sommelier.

Ston and Korcula Island day trip from Dubrovnik with wine tasting


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4. Dubrovnik Super Saver (from USD 119.0)

Cable car in Dubrovnik
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You get great value for your money with the Dubrovnik Super Saver, which combines two tours for amazing value for money. Starting with the mountain cable car ride, you’ll see amazing views across Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stari Grad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe, and panoramic views of the blue Adriatic Sea. Once back in the old town, explore highlights including Onofrio’s Fountain, Franciscan Monastery, Renaissance-era Sponza Palace, Church of St. Blaise and the Cathedral of the Assumption. Moving at a leisurely pace, your knowledgeable guide will allow plenty of splendid photo opportunities to impress your friends when you get home.

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Dubrovnik Old Town Tour with Mt. Srđ Cable-Car Ride

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

480 reviews

5. Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke full-day tour from Zagreb (from USD 119.0)

Explore spectacular waterfalls and lakes
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Experience one of Croatia’s most scenic landscapes with this eventful day tour from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke historic village. In addition to the driving journey there, the tour will also take you on a sightseeing train ride, a cruise across Kozjak Lake and a fair deal of leisurely walking on your guided tour. On your travels, you’ll see traditional watermills and old fashioned, riverside houses, picture-perfect waterfall and the lower and upper lakes. Guided by a passionate and entertaining guide, this tour is fantastic value for money for getting a local’s insight into the natural beauty of the area.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park Rastoke Full-Day Tour From Zagreb

Duration: 10 hours

736 reviews

6. Dubrovnik sea kayaking and snorkeling tour (from USD 43.0)

Explore amazing places from your kayak
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Imagine spending a few hours escaping the city and going sea kayaking, snorkeling and swimming on the Adriatic coast? On this tour, you can do just that and some more! After learning the basics of your sea kayak, you’ll get the chance to explore Lokrum Island with its palm beaches and hidden bays before venturing to Betina beach and cave where you can jump off to swim and snorkel around the coast. Traveling there and back, get a different perspective of the city walls of Dubrovnik and the shore of the city. The tour includes a light snack, all equipment, and professional friendly guides.

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Adventure Dalmatia - Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour Dubrovnik

Duration: 2 hours

614 reviews

7. Elaphite Islands full-day Karaka cruise from Dubrovnik (from USD 54.0)

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This family-friendly tour takes you on a journey along the Dalmatian Coast with a day of island-hopping aboard a spacious and well-maintained boat. As you sail towards Koločep, a pine tree-studded island with a picturesque fishing village along the bay, you’ll enjoy plenty of time to swim, snorkel and sunbathe. Continuing on your cruise, visit the island of Šipan where you’ll visit the town of Suđurađ, with its charming fishing port, beautiful villas, Baroque churches, and hills speckled with olive trees. The musicians will keep you entertained between islands and while you tuck into a plentiful buffet lunch and complimentary drinks. There is the final visit to Lopud Island, home to many famous local captains and sailors where you can choose whether to relax on the beach or explore the island further.

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Elaphite Islands Cruise from Dubrovnik by Karaka

Duration: 7 to 8 hours

490 reviews

8. Blue Cave and Six Island tour from Split (from USD 118.0)

The Blue Grotto, Bisevo Island, Croatia
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This tour is a perfect way to discover the undiscovered as you’ll set sail on a speedboat tour and have an adventurous time island hopping around Split. Known for the visible green beam of light that penetrates through the opening on its roof and breaks on the sea surface, the famous Blue Cave is a unique place for swimming and snorkeling. Your explorations will then take you on whirlwind visits to Stiniva Bay, the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island, the Pakleni islands and finally, to the most famous island in Croatia, Hvar island, so be prepared for a jam-packed day, full of adventure!

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Blue Cave and Six Island Tour from Split

Duration: 10 hours

109 reviews

Choose one of these great tours on your vacation

Croatia is a stunningly beautiful country and its capital, Dubrovnik, is full of history, culture, and beauty. Take advantage of one of these tours to make the most of your time there and see the sights with an insider’s knowledge from a knowledgeable tour guide.

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