Croatia Northern Explorer

Luxury skippered sailing holidays

Croatia Northern Explorer

8Days    From  €1,085pp
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Croatia Northern Explorer

Croatia Northern Explorer

Discover the secluded islands and National Parks of Northern Croatia with cascading waterfalls, hidden coves and crystal-clear bays. Sharing a yacht with other guests, this trip is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and social sailing holiday on a modern, spacious catamaran.


Krka National Park

Uncover the natural beauty of the park and witness spectacular waterfalls.


Savour the finest Croatian wines at the famous Bibich Winery.


Discover the historic old stone town and Dragon's Eye saltwater lake.

Kornati National Park

Explore beautiful untouched islands and bays in this nautical paradise.


The itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or our Private Yacht Charters.

Day 1


Before you experience the islands of Northern Croatia by sea, spend the morning wandering nearby old towns. Explore Diocletian's Palace in Split Old Town, considered to be one of the most imposing Roman ruins. Or spend time in Old Town Trogir, which is built entirely of stone and due to its preserved look, visitors have named it “The Stone Beauty”.

Day 1 cont


Meet your crew at the marina in Trogir before we set sail for the sleepy island of Solta. Enjoy an afternoon exploring on a paddleboard or relax in the sun with your favourite book. In the evening dine at a konoba, enjoying delicious local wines and the famous local delicacy Peka.

Day 2


Today we sail to the small island of Kaprije. With only 1 village and 160 inhabitants, Kaprije is the perfect place to explore coves, bays and experience untouched nature. Meet friendly locals and enjoy the slower pace of life. With no roads or vehicles on the island you'll feel like you've been transported to another age.

Day 3

Skradin & Krka Waterfalls

After a morning swim we'll make our way to the beautiful stone town of Skradin, situated on the river Krka. This is perfectly situated to explore the Krka National Park and once you have had your fill of enjoying the scenic waterfalls, famous local vineyard Bibich is a short transfer away and a stunning way to round off the day.

Day 4

Dugi Otok

Dubbed an oasis of peace, our first night in the Kornati National Park takes us to the remote Northern Islands allowing for a day of relaxation and rest. Discover white pebble beaches, turquoise shallow bays and aromatic wild herbs dotted around the landscape providing the perfect backdrop to enjoy unspoilt nature at its best.

Day 5

Kornati National Park

After breakfast and a swim, we'll head towards Telašćica Bay on Kornati National Park, one of the most beautiful and largest natural ports in the Adriatic. With 6 islets and cliffs inside the bay, and 25 small coves on the 69 km indented coastline, this is the best opportunity for discovering the rich underwater world and caves.

Day 6


This morning we set sail to the quiet town of Rogoznica known for its beautiful stone houses and is also where the famous Bura and Jugo winds meet. Take a visit to the Dragon’s Eye seawater lake, a natural wonder well known amongst adrenaline seekers. It is also the origin of some of the most fascinating of Croatian folklore.

Day 7 & 8


Enjoy breakfast and a final morning swim before we journey back to Split. Your skipper will stop at some stunning bays for swimming along the way so you can take in the last of Croatia's beauty. Arriving at Split in the early afternoon, cheers a drink to the incredbile week you've shared together before enjoying a final night on the catamaran.

What’s included

Seven nights accommodation on your own Catamaran

Breakfast & lunch freshly prepared daily

BYO - Bring your own drinks and snacks on board

Explore & learn to sail with your RYA qualified Skipper

Accompanying wine with lunch

2 Stand up paddleboards & snorkelling equipment

Superb hospitality with your professional Host

Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water

Towels and fresh linen for the week

Our Catamarans & Crew

Superior Class

Our well-appointed Superior Class catamarans accomodate 8 guests in 4 standard en-suite cabins. These 40-45 foot catamarans provide plenty of space for you to sit back and relax on your sailing holiday.

Prestige Class

These luxurious catamarans accomodate 10 guests in a range of cabin sizes including standard, Queen and King all with en-suites. With plenty of space for you to relax in style while enjoying your home away from home.

Skipper & Host

With Yacht Getaways you are ensured a relaxed and worry free skippered sailing holiday, with our first class crew and skippers committed to the excellence of your trip, taking care of every detail of your holiday and ensuring you have access to all the best spots, restaurants and sights.

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Getting there

You can fly direct to Split with many international carriers. The marina lies just 15 minutes from Split International Airport and is about 25 km from the Split Old Town. From the airport, you have the choice of taking a taxi or Uber. Alternatively, there are public transport options available.