Sea kayaking is a popular pastime in Dubrovnik and shoals of orange-bibbed paddlers pulling into Banje beach has become one of the city’s most characteristic sights. A trip usually involves a group excursion in one-person kayaks, led by an instructor, and is an exhilarating way of seeing the walled city and its surrounding islands from a maritime perspective. Previous experience is not necessary, and the pace is gentle enough to suit most people of average health.

The most common excursions are a half-day trip round Dubrovnik’s walls and the nearby island of Lokrum (around 280Kn per person), or full-day tours to the slightly more distant islands of Koločep, Lopud and Šipan (around 400Kn per person).

Kayaking operators

Adria Adventure Raiffeisen Centre, Vukovarska 17 T020 311 545.
Adriatic Kayak Tours Zrinsko-Frankopanska 6 t 020 312 770.
Adventure Dalmatia Svetog Križa 3 t 091 566 5942.

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