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Adventure seekers will have Croatia on their list of future destinations. And if they don’t, they should have. Located on the Mediterranean sea, the Dalmatian coastline is a true gem for watersports such as kayaking, sailing or diving. Set course to Split where you can embark your islandhopping journey to discover the many unique islands just off the coast. The inland of Croatia on the other hand is blessed with impressive nature parks like the famous Plitvice NP, ideal for hiking, kayaking and even some thrilling experiences.

So are you ready for an adventure? Here are a few activities in Croatia that will get you the ultimate trip on land, sea and air.

Sailing

Croatia has one of the most impressive coastlines in Europe so it would be real shame not to discover it. The best way to do so is by sailing the Dalmatian Coast. This give you the option to visit the many islands that lay off coast. Zizoo.com rents yacht charters at reasonable prices so you can get a holiday to remember. Even if you haven’t sailed before, the option of getting a skipper might be the right time to learn sailing.

Kayaking

Another way to experience the fun of islandhopping is by going on a kayak trip. While the distance covered will be less than when sailing, kayaking is a unforgettable experience. See the beauty of the crystal clear Adriatic Sea or paddle along one of the tranquil rivers while taking in the amazing scenery of the inland mountains. Kayaking allows you to reach hidden beaches far away from the crowds.

Hiking

Croatia has many locations to go on a day hike. The most popular one being Plitvice National Park. However, the gorges Velika Paklenica and Mala Paklenica in Paklenica National Park near Zadar offers some great hiking as well. Another option is Ucka Mountain, a 1400 meter high peak offering 360 degree views from its summit on the northern Adriatic islands and all the way to Venice and the Alps.

Skydiving

Want to get a higher view than just the summit of a mountain peak? Why not try skydiving in Zagreb? Feel the adrenalin rush while making a free fall and take in the breathtaking panoramic views above the capital of Croatia. Skydiving is an activity on many people’s bucketlist as it is one of the most satisfying feelings one can get.  The amazing views on Croatia’s coastline and inland is just an extra plus.

Camper trip

Travelers who want to keep their feet safely on the ground can explore the beauty of Croatia with a camper. Croatia has several highlights spread out over the entire country making it a great destination for a road trip. Whether you like the beaches, historic villages or mountains to hike in, you will have no difficulty finding a scenic place to spend the night.

Doris W. Green

The author Doris W. Green

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