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From Metajna/Novalja: Pag Bay Guided Sea Kayaking Tour

From Metajna/Novalja: Pag Bay Guided Sea Kayaking Tour

Explore the hidden coves, beaches, and caves of the island of Pag by Kayak on this guided day trip from Metajna or Novalja. Keep your things safe along the way with the provided dry bad. Enjoy views of the Stogaj rock formantion and Veli Zaton beach.   Start your tour in Metajna or Novalja and listen to the guide's introductory instructions. Recieve your kayaking equipment and set out from Ručica beach. Paddle south-east along the coast towards the beach of Beriknica. Reach Beriknica and stop to go for a swim in crystal clear waters. Above Beriknica stands Stogaj, a peculiarly shaped rock that attracts a large number of rock climbers from all over the world.  Continue towards the Rt Sušac, with long sandy beaches stretching one after the other in front of your. Stop at Malin Beach, a secluded pebble beach located near the Paška Vrata passage with a freshwater source in its proximity.  Make your way towards Veli Zaton, a beach of interesting configuration and a crystal-clear sea that forms part of the Pag Bay ring that consists of up to 27 km of beaches. After Zaton, the tour goes across the bay to the Gače Cave. Arrive at Gače Cave, marvel at an approximately 100-meter-long cave with an exit to the other side. After a break return to your meeting point in Ručica by kayak with a few pauses to rest along the way.

Zrce: Novalja Boat Party Booze Cruise

Zrce: Novalja Boat Party Booze Cruise

Spend a day partying on our all-inclusive boat with Zrće top clubs resident DJs, high end sound system and cold served drinks! Let yourself go in a moment of unforgettable sunset in Croatia partying with beautiful people from all around the world. As one of the most popular happening in the destination Zrće Booze Cruise is a MUST DO activity! This 3 hour party cruise departs twice a day every day from Novalja main port and is an absolute MUST DO attraction during your stay on Island of Pag. Along with a lot of fun and excitement pumped up by great people from all around the world, the party is boost up with swim stops, animation, drinking games and with a ton of amazing and cold refreshing alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. To keep the atmosphere warm we have in charge the best Zrće clubs DJs.

Novalja: Zavratnica and Rab Boat Tour

Novalja: Zavratnica and Rab Boat Tour

Your tour will depart from the village Lun, at the port Tovarnele. From here, sailing starts towards the Zavratnica inlet, a part of the Velebit Nature Park, one of the most beautiful bays on this side of the Adriatic. Zavratnica is a 900-meter-long narrow inlet located at the foot of Velebit Mountain, in which are easily visible remains of a sunken warship from World War II. Whilst at this picturesque and historically-significant location, you will also have some time for enjoy the view and take the photos of Zavratnica, since the boat will stop for a while in the inlet. The program will then continue as you sail towards Pudarica Beach on the island of Rab, where a break is scheduled to relax. Following lunch on board, the final stage of the trip will be a visit to the old town of Rab where you will have free time for a walk and activity of your choosing. The last stop for swimming is in the sandy bay Mana near Lun, followed by your return journey to Lun. Lunch options are: meat, fish or vegetarian. Please let us know in advance which lunch option you prefer via text message or e-mail listed on your voucher.

Pag Bay Cruise

Pag Bay Cruise

The tour departs from the main city waterfront in Pag town. After enjoying a welcome drink, you will begin to sail along the coast towards the popular strait of Pag while admiring the view of the unique karstic landscape. The first swimming break is planned in Zaton bay. You can swim, jump off the boat and visit the beach. The sailing continues towards a cave, where the boat stops and the guests can pass through 30m of the cave with a guide: the first part is meant for walking and then gradually you descend into the sea and continue swimming inside the cave. Those who do not want to go into the cave can stay on the boat, swim, and enjoy the view. Afterwards, you continue sailing towards Slana bay where a break for rest and swimming is planned. Adrenaline lovers can try out a climbing polygon. The route continues towards Beriknica, one of the most breathtaking beaches of Pag Bay, where another swimming break is planned. The tour continues towards Rozin Bok, a sandy beach surrounded by impressive rocks, above which rises an impressive hill. After the final swimming break, the tour ends with the return to Pag town.

Novalja: Pag Island Light-Up Kayak Night Tour

Novalja: Pag Island Light-Up Kayak Night Tour

The excursion starts at Ručica beach. After receiving the introductory instructions and the equipment from the guide, the adventure departs towards Beriknica beach, where a 30-minute break is planned. Beriknica is among the most spectacular beaches and one of the symbols of the island of Pag. Its natural formation of three rocks in the sea is breathtaking, and watching them under the starry sky is truly an exceptional experience. Paddling becomes pure delight thanks to the colorful lamps that illuminate the sea underneath the kayaks, which enables a night experience of the sea and the view of the shimmering sandy seafloor. The tour continues towards Slana beach, where a short break is planned in order to enjoy a peaceful evening atmosphere in a landscape typical for the whole eastern side of the Pag bay, which irresistibly reminds of the surface of the moon. After the break you will return to Ručica beach. Surreal beauty of the landscape and paddling in the peaceful night ambience make this experience absolutely unique.

Novalja: Day Trip to the Islands of Silba and Olib

Novalja: Day Trip to the Islands of Silba and Olib

This excursion offers sightseeing, swimming, lunch and relaxation, on the islands of Silba and Olib. Your boat departs from the port of Novalja in front of Loža hotel at 09:30 AM and sails towards Olib island. Enjoy the 1.5-hour cruise on board, watching the calming waves and soak up some sun of the way to your first stop. Once you arrive to Olib, you will have free time to explore the island, walk along the beach or go swimming in the deep blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Afterwards you will continue the cruise to the island of Silba. On the way, a delicious lunch will be prepared and served on board, so you can enjoy your meal without any hassle of getting to your next stop. After you arrive to Silba, you will have some more free time to discover this island. Take in the atmosphere of the island or simply relax on one of its numerous beaches. After swimming and sightseeing, you will begin your return cruise towards Novalja. Note: itinerary may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Novalja: Zrce Beach Bungee Jumping Experience

Novalja: Zrce Beach Bungee Jumping Experience

Taste the sweet fear while you are floating between the sea, sky and above one of the most popular European beaches. Beat yourself and try 5 star experience. Greet the beach and world famous clubs from the high. Feel safe in the hands of the highly trained and friendly bungee crew. If the 55 meter jump is not your choice, there is always breathtaking panoramic view. Party beach request party working hours so jumps are available day and night. If you aren't brave enough grab your friend and jump with him in tandem.

Novalja: Glowing Standup Paddleboard Guided Night Tour

Novalja: Glowing Standup Paddleboard Guided Night Tour

Caska beach, located on the north-west of Pag bay, is one of the best-known beaches on the island due to its position in a shallow sandy bay. As such, it is a perfect sport for a guided Sup tour. After taking over of the equipment and guide's introduction, the tour starts in the direction of Zrće beach, the most popular party beach that you will be able to experience differently enjoying a panoramic view from the seaside. Paddling toward Zrće beach you will get to know the unique landscape of Pag bay. At the arrival to the beach our first swimming break is planned. At the beginning of the sunset and the night atmosphere, the tour continues towards impressive Tunera, previously used as an observatory of tuna on the opposite side of the bay. After the sunset, colourful lamps on boards are turned on in order to enlighten the sea under boards, which assures an unforgettable night sea experience. Approaching Tunera you will enjoy the view of a sandy seabed, and maybe even feel a breeze of history paddling above the sunk Roman settlement. Second swimming break is planned by Tunera. After the break, we return toward Caska beach where you can enjoy the night swimming.

Zrce, Novalja: Private Transfer to/from Zadar Airport

Zrce, Novalja: Private Transfer to/from Zadar Airport

If we are picking you up at Zadar Airport and you provided a flight number, we will track your flight to see if there are any delays to ensure on time pick up. No need to worry if your flight is delayed, your driver will be waiting for you when you land free of charge. If you are traveling to Zadar Airport we can pick you up from anywhere in the Novalja, Zrce, Pag area. The ride takes around 80 minutes. If you need to make a quick stop to pick up some necessities or snacks and refreshments, just ask your driver and he will take you to the right place, there are many stores and shops along the way.

Zrće, Island Pag: Zrće Party Boat - Festini

Zrće, Island Pag: Zrće Party Boat - Festini

Embark on an unforgettable journey with our Sunset Foam Party Boat departing from Noa Beach Club at 5 pm. Experience the magic of a sunset on the water during this three-hour cruise through the picturesque Pag Bay. Along the way, we'll make a stop for swimming, allowing you to immerse yourself in the refreshing waters of the Adriatic Sea. But that's not all. Our adventure includes a special visit to the breathtaking cliffs of the Island of Pag, where you'll be mesmerized by the stunning views. As you soak in the beauty of your surroundings, get ready to let loose and indulge in our onboard foam party. Dance, mingle, and create unforgettable memories with fellow partygoers as we cruise into the sunset. With one hour of foam-filled fun, the excitement never stops. To ensure the party keeps going, we're delighted to offer unlimited drinks included in the price of your ticket. Raise a glass, toast to the moment, and enjoy the ride with a refreshing beverage in hand. Whether you're celebrating with friends or spending quality time with family, this is the ultimate way to experience the beauty of Pag Bay. Don't let this thrilling adventure pass you by. Secure your spot on our Sunset Foam Party Boat today and prepare for an evening of excitement, laughter, and memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to sail into the sunset and make this experience truly unforgettable!

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What people are saying about Novalja

Overall rating

4.7
(116 reviews)

It was awesome ! When stopping to eat, don't hesitate to take a small bottle with you for an aperitif, the atmosphere was extremely festive and the outing was very pretty. The passage through the cave is quick but super nice, beware of claustrophobics, the passages are narrow.

Marian our guide was a relaxed guy who explained everything to you in detail and responded to your every question and request. At some point it got a bit tiring in the arms despite regular breaks on very beautiful beaches, but that's definitely part of it.

Was a nice trip. The beaches we stopped at were really beautiful and some could only be reached by boat or kayak. Anyone who wants to be active for a few hours and enjoys beautiful beaches will get their money's worth here.

Wonderful experience that allows you to visit the beautiful beaches of Croatia, the very kind and helpful guide recommended and to be done again

Great music, the drinks were top notch and it was truly unforgettable.