Too busy to devote an entire week to kayak touring in Europe? Or do you simply crave a long weekend getaway filled with sunshine, outdoor activities, and great food? Take a Short Break! Like our Island Hopping Tour, AKT’s Short Break Tour offers the beauty of the Elafiti Archipelago region, geared for travelers who are on a tighter timeline. Short Break Tours are based on Lopud Island near Dubrovnik.
Trip Length: 5 days/4 nights, Fri-Tues, Sat-Wed, Mon-Fri
Arrival/Departure Point: Dubrovnik
Accommodations: Island guest house rooms with private bathrooms, towels and linens, refrigerators, and A/C. Guesthouses are chosen for their character, friendly owners, and easy access to the sea, village restaurants, shops, and kayak base
Tour Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation, kayak & snorkeling gear, instruction, guiding, airport & ferry transfers, meals as specified per meal plan
Flexi-Meal Tour Price*: 5200 Kn / €695 / US$800 / £620 Includes: 3 breakfasts/ 3 lunches/ 2 dinners
Full Meal Plan*: 5500 Kn / €740 / US$845 / £655 Includes: 3 breakfasts/ 3 lunches/ dinner all 4 nights. Meal option does not have to be chosen in advance.
Single Supplement*: additional 800 Kn / €105 / US$120 / £95
2019 Departure Dates: Apr: 26 / May: 6, 10, 20, 24, 31 / Jun: 3, 14, 28 / Jul: 6, 12, 15, 19, 29 / Aug: 2, 5, 9, 19, 23, 30 / Sep: 2, 27, / Oct: 4
*prices are in Croatian Kuna: Euro, US$, & GBP prices are subject to exchange rate fluctuations
Choose from one of two meal plans. Meal plans do not need to be chosen in advance.
Too busy to devote an entire week to kayak touring? Short Break is a condensed version of our most popular Island Hopping Tour.
Day 1: Transit day
Arrive in Dubrovnik/ airport transfer/ sight-see Old Town on our own. 4 PM ferry to Lopud Island. Explore Lopud's only village/ swim/ orientation dinner at an island restaurant
Day 2: 7 km / 15 km with St. Andrew Island extension
Equipment issue/ basic paddling and rescue instruction in Lopud Bay/ paddle the outer side of Lopud along limestone cliffs to Šunj beach/ relax, swim and lunch at Šunj beach. Optional paddle to St Andrew's Island or hike to a hilltop Byzantine fortress or 10th century church. Leave kayaks at Šunj/ walk back to town
Day 3: 18 km
Morning hike to kayaks at Š
Day 4: 12 km
Morning hike to kayaks at Šunj/ kayak from Š
Day 5: Transit Day*
Early morning ferry to Dubrovnik/ transfer to airport for departure ﬂight
* The early ferry departs Lopud at 6:20, arriving in Dubrovnik at 7:10. You may make a departure flight at 9 am or later. You may opt for a later ferry, 12:10 pm, if you don't have immediate onward travel plans.