Split Family Adventure Holiday
This adventure holiday is perfect for families looking for a balance between an exciting family activity holiday and the opportunity to explore Croatia’s beautiful islands, cities and national parks. The itinerary has been designed to include popular activities such as white water rafting along the picturesque Cetina River, sea kayaking along Croatia’s idyllic riviera with crystal clear sea, zip lining through the impressive Cetina River Canyon and discovering the historic city of Split and its surrounding areas by bike. Spend your two of your rest days enjoying a family day out at the spectacular Krka National Park with its impressive waterfalls and exploring the beautiful Island of Hvar with its pristine Old Town and stunning beaches.
The daily activities we’ve included are perfect for the whole family including kids as young as 8, with no prior experience necessary. The white water rafting is doing on easy to moderate size rapids, including a wetsuit and safety equipment which is provided. The sea kayaking is done in 2 man kayak’s making it suitable for some of the younger members of the family to enjoy this activity with no prior experience. All necessary safety equipment is provided for the zip lining and cycling activities. Each of these activities will be done in a group led by highly experienced English speaking guides.
You will spend your week in a clean and comfortable hotel in the popular UNESCO-listed medieval town of Trogir, a short drive from Split. This beautiful Old Town with its cobbled streets, beautiful marina and Venice like features including a great selection of restaurants to enjoy after a busy day.
The daily activities will be done in groups of up to 20 people, many of which will include other families. Your rest day trips to the Krka National Park and Island of Hvar are organised for just your family to enjoy.
Extend this activity holiday and add a few days at the popular Bluesun Elaphusa Resort in Bol on the Island of Brac. This family-friendly beach resort is within walking distance of the famous Golden Horn beach and offers a wide range of water sports, tennis, bowling and kids clubs. Speak to one of our Croatia travel experts about extending your holiday at this resort.
Departure Dates 2017
- June 7, 14, 21, 28
- July 5, 12, 19, 26
- August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
- September 6, 13, 20
- Return flights from airports throughout the UK
- private transfers throughout your holiday
- Overnight stays in clean and comfortable 3 star or 4 star hotels including breakfast
- Including white water rafting, zip lining, sea kayaking and cycling
- Family day trip to the Krka National Park
- Family day trip to the Island of Hvar
- Includes professional English speaking instructors and equipment
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Day 1 – Arrive in Split
Upon arrival at Split Airport, you will be met by our friendly driver and driven to your nearby hotel in the popular town of Trogir. This UNESCO listed medieval town is often referred to as little Venice thanks to its cobbled streets and beautiful marina. You will have the remainder of the day to explore this fascinating Old Town and even visit its castle or take a dip at one of the local beaches.
Day 2 – White Water Rafting on the Cetina River
After an early breakfast, our driver will meet you at your hotel at 8am and drive you and your fellow rafters to the Cetina River located approx an hour from Trogir. Upon arrival our team will give you a full safety briefing and get you fitted into your wetsuit and protective gear ready for your day ahead. You will then embark on a 3 hour journey down the Cetina River, stopping for rest stops and swimming breaks along the way, provided you are not already wet! You will be able to grab an optional lunch at the end of rafting session before you are driven back to your hotel in the mid afternoon.
Day 3 – Cycling Tour of Split & Bacvice Beach
Aftr breakfast, you are off to explore the historic Roman city of Split with its impressive UNESCO listed Diocletian Palace and Old Town. Except today this will be done by bike, giving you a chance to see more of this beautiful city including a trip up Marjan Hill to enjoy views over Split and its nearby islands. Our experienced English speaking guide will get you fitted with the right size bike and safety equipment ready to spend most of the morning cycling with rest stops along the way. In the afternoon, we suggest you visit Split’s very own blue flag and very rare sandy beach which is within walking distance of the Old Town. Afterwards make your way back to the Old Town where we have a little treat install for you before you are taken back to your hotel.
Day 4 – Family Day Out at the Krka National Park (Rest Day)
After a leisurely breakfast, its time to visit the spectacular Krka National Park which is an hours drive from your hotel. Pack some sunscreen, a good pair of walking shoes, your camera and swimming gear as you set off to visit one of Croatia’s best national parks with its beautiful waterfalls. Enjoy this rest day exploring the national park and going for a swim to cool down afterwards. There are some restaurants at the national park where you can enjoy lunch.
Day 5 – Zip Lining Through the Cetina River Canyon
Enjoy another leisurely breakfast before you are picked up and on route to the mountainous town of Omis. You will enjoy a safety briefing before enjoying a thrilling zip lining experience through the beautiful Cetina River Canyon, giving you a chance to zip line across 3.1km of cable with uninterrupted views of the Cetina River. You will return back to Trogir in the mid afternoon giving you time to enjoy a swim at one of Trogir’s beaches.
Day 6 – Sea Kayaking & Snorkelling in Brela
After an early breakfast, you’re off to explore Croatia’s riviera otherwise known as the Makarska Peninsula with its dramatic mountain ranges in the background and pristine beaches with turqoise blue sea. Our guide will give you a quick demonstration on how to use the sea kayak’s and before you pair up in your 2 main kayak’s and paddle along the coast. There will be several rest stops fopr snorkelling along the way. You can enjoy an optional lunch at a nearby restaurant which serves a great selection of fresh fish and other dishes. You will arrive back at your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 7 – Enjoy Island Life on Hvar Island (Rest Day)
Today you are off after an early breakfast to visit arguably Croatia’s most beautiful island. After a short 1 hour catamaran journey you will arrive on this popular island and enjoy the day exploring its stunning Old Town. We suggest climbing to the top of the fortress and enjoying an unforgettable family photo moment with the idyllic Pakleni Islands in the background. Enjoy an optional lunch in the Old Town and afternoon at one of Hvar’s nearby beaches before you head back to Split by catamaran and you are driven back to your hotel.
Day 8 – Departure Day
Time to bid farewell to the friendly hotel staff as you are driven back to Split Airport for your flight home.
Optional Holiday Extension
Extend this holiday to 1o or 12 nights and enjoy time relaxing at the Bluesun Elaphusa Beach Resort on the Island of Brac. This family-friendly resort offers a superb selection of watersports, tennis, cycling and on-site kids clubs for the kids, along with direct beach access. Speak to our team about extending this holiday including private transfers to and from the resort.