Silba,Olib and Ist full day tour with speed boat will take you to 3 isolated islands, without cars, far from the city crowds. You will discover hidden beaches and Olib, the island that is referred as Adriatic king of sandy beaches. You will snorkel to see antic sarcophagi, visit open air art gallery and climb the Tower of love.
DATES: May – September
SILBA is an island situated north from Zadar, populated since Antiquity. Name of the island comes from Latin word “Silva” meaning woods. Silba is the island of pedestrians – without cars and it is a true peace oasis. In the only village on the island you will find hidden beaches with crystal clear sea, captain’s houses and Tower of love – Toreta, which rises in the center of the village.
OLIB is the island that bears the title “Adriatic king of sandy beaches”. Numerous hidden bays are combination of sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Olib is a peace oasis as it is forbbiden to drive a car on the island. Bay Slatinica is on the eastern side of the island and it is adorned by the most beautiful beach with shallow waters.
IST is a small island with an interesting shape, which some associate with a butterfly, and others with two connected horseshoes. It is located in the Zadar archipelago and is an ideal destination for people who want a peaceful vacation. As it is rich in fish, Ist is often visited by fans of professional and amateur diving. It is also a favorite destination for boaters.
8 stops: untouched beach Slatinica, Olib – ancient port Pocukmarak on Silba – sandy beach Sotorišće, Silba – Open air art gallery and Tower of Love, Silba – St. Nichola’s beach, Olib – Sea Organ, Zadar, Island Ist
Duration: 9:30 hours
For this tour you need to come 30 min before the tour starts. Boat departs from Zadar at 9:00. You will enjoy driving in a speed boat along numerous islands north from Zadar. After 1 hour of driving you will get to the first stop, Olib island, that is often referred as “Adriatic king of the sandy beaches”. In Slatinica bay you will have free time for swimming in a turquoise sea or you can relax at beach with fine white sand. After that you will return to the boat and ride to next location.
Next stop is on Silba island in Pocukmarak bay. You will dive with snorkeling equipment provided at the boat and discover hidden treasure underneath the sea surface. You will learn fascinating information about first inhabitants of the Silba island and you will visit mysterious underwater museum with ancient sarcophagi. A visit to the small island of Ist is also planned in order to get to know the Dalmatian culture and customs.
After that follows another stop in a bay named Sotorišće. This is a white sand beach, with transparent waters and depth of only 3,5m.
Next is sightseeing of a small fishing village Silba on the island. You will walk across the island to see Open air art gallery from a prominent Croatian sculptor Marija Ujević Galetović. Your guide will tell you more about rich history of the island and you will find out why the Silba is called “the island of captains”. You will hear a love story about construction of a Toreta – Tower of love and climb the tower to enjoy the spectacular view.
After sightseeing follows lunch break. You can have lunch in a restaurant on the island, on a terrace underneath the olive trees, with an additional charge.
When lunch break is over you will return to the boat and the boat will be stopping at Olib island at St. Nichola’s beach. You will have free time for swimming at sandy beach or you can explore untouched nature on your own.
Next, you will get back to the boat and travel back to Zadar. Before this tour ends, boat will stop yet another time, in front of a Sea Organ at Zadar’s sea promenade. You will have unique opportunity to enjoy the view of the Sea Organ installation from the sea.
This tour ends when you return to Zadar’s marina.
THE PRICE: 126,00 EUR per person (949.34 HRK)
Ovaj izlet je besplatan za djecu do 3,99 godine. Za djecu 4 – 6,99 godina cijena je 63,00 EUR (474.67 HRK)
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Skipper and a guide
- Juice for children
- 1x Beer
- Bottled water
- Fruit salad
- Snorkeling equipment
- Mooring costs
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Lunch (optional lunch in a restaurant at an additional charge)
RECOMMENDED AGE: children older than 4 and adults
WHAT TO BRING: swimming suit, beach towel, layered clothes, hat, sun cream, pocket money, ID
BOAT CAPACITY: 12 persons