Why Choose O.A.R.S. for a Croatia & Montenegro Vacation?
O.A.R.S. has been in business for over 40 years and that is no accident. We thrive on creating adventures that take travelers of all ages and skill levels off the beaten path and away from the crowds to magical landscapes, rivers and coastlines. National Geographic Adventure, Outside and Sunset magazines have proclaimed O.A.R.S. adventures as some of the "Best Trips on the Planet."
Our Sea Kayaking & Exploring Croatia & Montenegro adventure is no exception. With a combined 100 years of experience in the adventure travel industry, O.A.R.S.’ staff of knowledgeable adventurers has put together an intimate paddling trip among the islands, grottoes and coves that make up the Dalmatian Coast from Croatia to Montenegro. When we’re not paddling, or sailing aboard the M/V Huck Finn, a French-built Nautitech luxury catamaran that also serves as our floating home base from which to launch our kayaks, guests hit the land to explore the cities and villages of ancient Dalamatia.
We believe it is a fundamental part of adventure-tourism to work with local guides while at the same time bringing our wealth of experience to the table. In addition to our tour leader, we provide a highly-skilled catamaran crew and sea kayaking guide. These local tour guides share their personal experiences with guests as well as general information about the region and culture of the three countries we’ll visit: Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro. Our like-minded partners realize they are accountable to O.A.R.S. high standards, so you can rest assured you will be in be in good hands. O.A.R.S. has taken out the guesswork and added our guarantee. We hope you have an opportunity to join us for this once in a lifetime Adriatic Sea adventure.
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Sea Kayaking & Exploring Croatia & Montenegro
An adventurer’s version of the Riviera awaits. With nearly 1,200 islands, islets and reefs, the breathtaking stretch of coastline along Croatia to Montenegro could not be better suited for exploring by kayak. The O.A.R.S. Sea Kayaking the Dalmatian Coast trip allows you to discover the Elaphiti Islands off Dubrovnik in Croatia—including the Island of Sipin, Mljet National Park, and the Bay of Zuljana—where you’ll find amazing beaches and a mesmerizing underwater world. Bask in the sun, swim, snorkel and paddle through this blue water paradise. The trip then heads inland to the city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a glimpse at the incredible history and culture of this ancient region. Continuing our way down to Montenegro we visit some of the most beautiful coastal towns on the Adriatic Sea, Perast, Kotor and Budva. For the remainder of the trip we take in the area’s many architectural treasures influenced by the Greeks and Romans, as well as its natural treasures like the Bay of Kotor, one of the most deeply indented portions of the Adriatic coast, sometimes called the southernmost fjord in Europe. This nine-day adventure is perfect for travelers who want a picture perfect coastal vacation in an off-the-beaten path European locale.