Itinerary: Split – Blue lagoon Krknjaši (Drvenik Veli island) – Maslinica (Šolta island)- Split Duration: 09:30 – 18:30 Features: – Sailing on board of an original historic boat from 1881 Blue Lagoon full day tour
– Swimming in the blue lagoon Itinerary
– Cruising across dolphin’s natural habitat
– Lunch and drinks
– Visit of Maslinica village on the island of Šolta
MB “RIŽANA” is an original Croatian Trabakul boat built in 1881, restored several times thruout her history. As it is one of the oldest boats still in service at the Adriatics, she was taken under protection of Croatian Ministry of Culture several years ago as part of Croatian maritime heritage. She offers a unique cruising experience of passed times.
– length 18m
– speed 8 Kt
– max capacity 82 person
– toilet, bar, stereo
The trip starts at 9:30 from Split waterfront “Riva”. Soon after, we pass under monastery Gospe od Prizidnice, built in cliffs of Čiovo island. Established during renaissance, it gave peace and shelter to Franciscan monks for centuries.
Next hour, we shall be cruising along the coast of Čiovo island, then we shall pass across an archipelago of 12 small islands and have a chance to meet family of dolphins or sea turtle since this is their natural habitat and they are being seen quite often in this waters.
Around 10:45 am Rižana arrives at the blue lagoon Krknjaši of Drvenik Veli Island
The Blue lagoon Krknjasi is a true perl in the Adriatic neckless. With it’s shallow, christal clear water over sandy sea bed it is a perfect location for snorkeling, fishing, underwater photography or any other activity. Also, you can explore nearby villages and meet ancient dalmatian village architecture as well as it’s beautiful nature. As an optional, we prepared one hour off road tour across the Drvenik island with our Puch Pinzgauer, special off road military vehicle. In case you prefere to stay within our preserve, you can enjoy the sea or play a round of table tennis with your friends. This forested area is here for your use only. It has all necessary facilities to make your stay pleasant and comfortable but in the same time, it is environmental friendly, CO2 free and 100% powered by renewable sources.
At 12:30 lunch shall be served, fish or chicken freshly grilled over wood fire, with pinch of rosemary picked from our own garden, bread and salad, accompanied by high quality wine from Vis island, a homeland of wine. White “Rukatac” wine or red “Plavac mali”, it is up to you to choose.
Around 2:30 pm, Rižana shall take you to half our cruise to Maslinica village on Solta island. Upon the arrival, you have an hour and half for sightseeing or hanging out with locals in one of local cafeterias. Beside other attracitions you’ll be able to visit an original 17 century castle, built in 1603 by a nobel family Marchi. It’s outstanding landscape and architecture shall give a final touch to your great day.
Departure from Maslinica is at 16:30. Arrival to Split is expected at 18:00.