QUAD ZADAR: Salt and Wine tour
Zadar quad safari with a guide is more than just 3-hour ride. You will drive quads off-road through woods, discover beautiful nature of the area but also visit salt pans in charming town of Nin. At the end sip premium wine in Royal vineyards and admire the view from the hill.
AVAILABILITY: available entire year
Nin is a town situated north of Zadar whose old town lays on a tiny island connected by bridges to the mainland and it is surrounded by beautiful sandy lagoons. In Nin salt has been produced for 1500 years and it is the only saltwork on the Adriatic coast to have BIO-certificate which means that the salt is produced organically and harvested by human hands.
Kraljevski vinogradi (Royal Vineyards) are vineyards situated on a hill above Petrčane, a coastal town situated 12 km from Zadar. The history of the Royal Vineyards begins with the Croatian King Peter Krešimir IV, who donated this land to the Benedictine monastery in Zadar in 1066. Nowadays the vinery is focused on limited production of premium wines from the original Dalmatian grape varieties.
PLAN OF THE TOUR:
Start time: upon request
Duration: 3 hours
Zadar quad safari is a superb way to explore this area. With the guidance of a professional guide on quad you will see the extraordinary scenery of the sea, woods and picturesque towns. The guide will welcome you at the start point and give you needed equipment and instructions on how to drive safely, after that Zadar quad adventure starts.
You will enjoy in thrilling ride in a quad on macadam road through unique Dalmatian landscape full of bushes and pine trees. During the tour will be several stops so that you can take photos.
After riding in a wilderness you will visit Nin and its salt pans. You will enter the House of salt and dive into interesting story about salt that has been produced here over the generations. You will see photos from the past, old tools, wagons that served for transportation to the salt depository and find out what is a Flower of salt, often called caviar of salt.
After visiting Nin you will continue riding in a quad through scenic roads to Petrčane and Royal Vineyards (Kraljevski vinogradi) situated on a hill.
Taste original Dalmatian vine and admire amazing view of the sea.
This tour ends when you return to the same point from which you started the tour.
THE PRICE: 990,00 HRK or 132,00 EUR and additionally 200,00 HRK or 27,00 EUR for another passenger
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Quad rental
- Safety helmet
- Entrance ticket for House of salt in Nin
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Transfer to the start point
- Meals and beverages
- Personal consumption
NOTICE: the driver must have driving licence (Driving Licence Category Codes: A, B or F) while another passenger must be at least 12 years old
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Quads Polaris 570 and Linhai 500
AGE REQUIREMENTS: adults and children older than 12 years
DIFFICULTY: easy, no physical requirements needed
WHAT TO BRING: driving licence, water, proper shoes and clothing, sun protection