Croatia for Families
FAMILY TOUR OF CROATIA
Croatia, as a country with unique history, impressive culture, intact nature, and genuine people, is a great place for some true bonding and quality family time. A program that focuses on providing all family members with the perfect dose of entertainment, Croatia for Families features activities and experiences everyone will long remember. Walk the stone walls of Dubrovnik and then kayak under them, get lost in the refreshing nature of Croatia’s stunning national parks – Plitvice Lakes, Krka, and Kornati archipelago, and discover a culture dating back to Neanderthal era. To suit individual interests and wishes, choose from a variety of optional tours and inspiring experience-sharing conversations over dinner!
PROGRAM IN BRIEF
Old Town and City Walls walking tour
Private sea kayak under the walls
Split for kids & Archery class on Klis fortress
Krka NP with Falconry center
Magic of Plitvice
Neanderthal Museum in Krapina
Private transfers throughout
Entrance tickets to all attractions
Tastings and meals per itinerary
24/7 phone support
Whether it is exploring Croatia’s national parks and the UNESCO heritage or spending quality time on the beach, Croatia for Families promises entertainment for all family members!
As you experience Croatia with your closest ones, enjoy staying in hotels selected to act like a natural extension of your amusement-filled days. Featuring pools, spa and wellness centers, and similar activities, these hotels ensure that fun continues throughout your journey.
Hotel Kompas 4*, Dubrovnik
Fully renovated in 2015, Hotel Kompas now glows above the bay of Lapad, a popular and vibrant hotel area of Dubrovnik. Its spacious sunbathing terrace boasts views of Lapad Bay glistening in the midday sun, tempting swimmers into the still blue waters of the Adriatic. Open year-round, Kompas is both fun and relaxed, the perfect choice for your beach holiday in Dubrovnik, no matter the season.
Hotel Radisson Blu 4*, Split
Located along the stunning, crystal-clearAdriatic Sea, the brand new Radisson Blu Resort enchants with a pebble beach, two pools, three restaurants and four chic bars. This Adriatic seaside hotel in Split counts 250 modern, stylish guest rooms, including 28 suites and two exclusive Presidential Suites. Split’s lively nightlife and a great choice of restaurants are also just a stone’s throw away.
Hotel Iadera 5*, Zadar
Hotel & Spa Iadera is located within the exclusive Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences Punta Skala, on the very peak of Punta Skala peninsula and with impressive view of the Adriatic Sea. The Mediterranean surroundings in combination with contemporary design and state-of-the-art technology throughout the stylish accommodation, make for a memorable stay at Iadera.
Hotel Esplanade 5*, Zagreb
Housed in an elegant and distinguished building, built originally in 1925 and designed to accommodate passengers from the Orient Express, the Hotel Esplanade is known for its impeccable service, high-quality restaurant offer, and luxurious accommodation. Esplanade is one of the finest hotels in the region and has received numerous awards for consistent quality.
The impressive diversity of Croatian landscapes guarantees good times for the whole family, irrespective of the age differences between travelers. From pleasant and fun learning experiences, relaxing boat tours and adventures for all generations, to high-powered experiences for lovers of adrenaline sports, the whole tour can be individually tailored exactly to your family.
Tour Dubrovnik Old Town
Your morning starts with a private guided walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town, continuing with a walk along Dubrovnik’s most iconic feature: The City Walls leave no one indifferent! Finish this day with a cable car visit to the Srđ hill panorama point. Afternoon at leisure to soak up the atmosphere of this eternal jewel.
Sea kayak adventure
Another day in Dubrovnik starts with a private sea kayak adventure under the City Walls. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel for a private transfer to your kayaking starting point. Enjoy this scenic and easy ride to the Old Town and magical Lokrum Island, before paddling back along dramatic shoreline. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy more of this magical place.
Dubrovnik to Split
Enjoy one more morning in Dubrovnik before heading north. Your chauffeur will meet you at the hotel for a private transfer along the scenic Dalmatian coast, combined with a highway ride to avoid the most demanding part. Reach Split in the afternoon hours just in time for a quick swim at the hotel pool or a visit to the nearby beach.
Split & Klis; Archery class
Meet your guide in the hotel after breakfast. Explore Split and learn more about its fascinating 1700-year-old history. The tour continues with a visit to the dramatic “eagle’s nest” fortress of Klis – the perfect setting for a fun archery class with local knights! Both locations were featured in the Game of Thrones!
Magic of the Blue cave
The best way to explore the Dalmatian coast is by boat! This day is reserved for a very special, private motorboat trip to the islands of Vis and Biševo. A visit to the Blue Cave will linger as a wonderful family memory for a long time, as well as stunning, rugged coasts of Vis, perfect for swimming and snorkeling off the motorboat!
Krka Waterfalls and visit to the Falconry center
Dalmatian coast is a very special place where mountains are carved by rivers and streams of stunning beauty. What is a visit to the region without enjoying the beauty of the Krka River National Park? Combined with a visit to the great falconry center nearby, kids of all ages will have another memorable day. End the day arriving to the town of Zadar in the afternoon.
Zadar & Modrić Cave Adventure
Zadar is one of the most impressive historical cities of the Adriatic Coast and its region among the most diverse parts of Croatia! Morning excursion to the Modrić cave, just a short drive away, will make your family feel like true explorers. Helmets, overalls and lamps provided – perfectly safe, perfectly fun!
Kornati National Park
Head out to the most beautiful part of the Dalmatian coast – Kornati National Park, a true maze of islets, rocks, crystal clear seas, dramatic cliffs rising from the sea. Spend the day swimming and snorkeling, and maybe you even find that long-lost galley legends are talking about.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Leaving Zadar, the landscape changes dramatically! The picturesque mountains of Lika eventually open to another magical place: Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of those must-see-in-a-lifetime places! A walk by the numerous lakes and waterfalls provides some of the most fascinating views of this rare phenomena. Arrive to Zagreb late in the afternoon.
Zagorje & Krapina Neanderthal Cave
Meet your guide in the morning hours to travel to Krapina to see one of the most fascinating in-situ museums of the region! Featuring the remains of the Neanderthal people, Krapina now boasts a stunning recreation of what their life once looked like. After visiting the museum, enjoy a scenic drive through the Zagorje region and a local lunch at a traditional estate.
Perfect for a multi-generational travel, no matter if you are chartering a yacht or staying firmly on land, Croatia has a lot to offer to family members of all ages! Contact us to design a trip all members of your family will love and remember.
BEFORE YOU GO
This itinerary was designed with the intention of providing the most fun for the children as well as the whole family. The activities were designed to match the pace of a multi-generational family but can also be further adjusted accordingly. When contacting us, please provide as much information as possible on age group, interests, and specific requirements so we can create a unique journey for all members of your family traveling to Croatia.
When to Travel
To get the most out of this entertaining itinerary, consider visiting during the warmer months, from May to October. We are completely aware that school holidays will play an important role in planning for majority of families, so summer months are always going to be the most popular time to travel. Given that this program contains various water and outdoor activities, late spring and summer are perfect for this kind of experiences.
50% deposit payment is due upon booking of this program. After we have received the payment, you will be sent an official confirmation to your mail. Balance payment is due one month prior to arrival. We accept wire transfer and major credit cards through our secure payment gateway (Visa, Amex, Mastercard). In case of significant changes after finalizing the trip, there will be a 250€ surcharge. For more information on Payments, visit our Terms and Conditions page.
Secret Dalmatia’s team of travel designers is dedicated to creating custom-made itineraries that perfectly suit your clients’ interests. Providing exclusive experiences with our close-knit network of fascinating locals, experienced chauffeurs, and skippers, we aspire to provide unforgettable journeys in Croatia, and beyond. We remain at your clients’ disposal 24/7 over phone as your company representative, securing your relationship with your clients and making sure they are taken care of at all times.