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Green Sail Adventure

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Green Sail Cruise Itinerary, Sail Croatia

Green Sail Adventure:

Includes:
  • Discover the beautiful Croatian islands and coastline
  • Promote sustainable tourism & give back to the local community
  • Experience sailing on the Adriatic Sea first hand
  • Participate in the Omis River Rafting Clean Up
  • Discover authentic Croatian cuisine
  • Stari Grad Eco Tour
  • Enjoy Traditional Croatian dinners in Hvar and Makarska

2016 will be Sail Croatia's third year running our eco Green Sail Cruise. Join us and likeminded travellers as we sail the beautiful Croatian waters and clean up the beaches. On our Green Sail cruises we have a great mix of included excursions and tours that will help make your tour one to remember. So join us on our lowest priced trip of the year and help us help Croatia.

Sail Croatia is dedicated to sustainable tourism in Croatia and we are passionate about raising awareness of environmental, economic and sustainable tourism policies in Croatia which has resulted in the creation of Green Sail. We believe the promotion of environmental awareness in the region will have a prolonged and positive impact on the livelihoods of the local people and maintain Croatia as a sustainable tourism destination for future generations. Discover the behind the scenes world of Croatian tourism as you lend a hand to tidy up Croatian beaches.

Sip wine fresh from the growing vineyards after assisting on a local Croatian farm and rapid through Cetina river in Omis while stopping to clean the river where possible.

Ship Types

  • Yachts – 8 Berth

Green Sail Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Wi-Fi (Subject to download limits)
  • Dedicated Skipper
  • Stari Grad Eco Tour
  • Green Sail Actions (Beach Clean ups & workshops)
  • Traditional Croatian dinners in Hvar & Makarska
  • Omis River Rafting Clean Up
  • Dedicated Skipper
  • 7 Nights Accommodation

Local Tax, Supplements & Discounts

Local Tax:

Local Visitors Tax - A local tourist tax of EUR20 per person is payable onboard.

Single Travellers:

Single Supplement - We will match you up with another independent traveller at no additional cost. If you want the cabin to yourself, you need to pay an additional 50% of the full 1 person price.

Optional Supplements:
  • National Parks - An optional entrance to Nature/National Parks (approx 100 Kunas) are not included and are to be paid locally.

*Air-conditioning subject to power supply at local ports which is sometimes restricted. If by chance restrictions apply in the ports, the air-conditioning will be run by onboard generators until midnight when they must be turned off to allow for guests to sleep. **Wi-Fi is restricted to mobile network coverage. Download limits apply.

All Prices are subject to change without notice. In general, prices increase as the departure date gets nearer, so for the cheapest price, it’s best to book as early as possible. Once you've paid your deposit, the price is fixed and will not change unless we reduce the price of a departure which we will pass on to you as part of our Price Promise.The prices reflect the level of demand - so cheaper prices are available in the quieter parts of the season (i.e. May/June and September/October).

Our Green Sail Itinerary

Green Sail Cruise Destinations, Sail Croatia

Starting and finishing in the city of Split, our Green Sail cruise offers 7 days exploring the stunning coast of Croatia. Explore the beautiful Croatian coast as you work to clean the beaches and help keep tourism in Croatia sustainable.

Departure Day: 27th May, 2017
Check-in: 2PM
Departure Time: 3PM
Finish Time: 9AM the following Saturday
Note it is possible to finish on Friday evening as the yachts will dock in Split around 5pm

1Saturdays: SPLIT - BRAC

We commence sailing at 3pm and head towards the beautiful island of Brac. Here we will begin our cleanup process, doing just a small cleanup before you experience your first beautiful Croatian sunset and then onto dinner.

2Sundays: BRAC - VIS

Today we'll set sail for Vis, Croatia's most westerly island that contains an abundance of wartime history and until recently, was closed to tourism. Discover this fascinating island and understand the local Croatian way of life as it once was.

3Mondays: VIS - HVAR

Today we set sail from Vis and will stop for a swim stop along the way (weather permitting), before reaching Hvar. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic and is famous in Croatia for its super-yachts and celebrity status. Today we climb the hill to explore the 7th century fortress ruins overlooking the harbour whilst collecting rubbish along the way to clean up this protected Cultural Heritage area - the view from the fortress is worth the climb!

4Tuesdays: HVAR - STARI GRAD

We head to the small UNESCO World Heritage protected town of Stari Grad, where you have the opportunity to visit ‘Hora’, a local farm and vineyard and assist the owners with various farm and vineyard duties, before enjoying a relaxing afternoon of wine tasting.

5Wednesdays: STARI GRAD - JELSA

Today we'll have a leasurely sail around the cove to another part of Hvar island, Jelsa. Here we'll undertake cleaning the coastline as well as take some refreshing dips while we're at it!

6Thursdays: JELSA - MAKARSKA

We now head back to the mainland of Croatia, to the beautiful seaside town of Makarska. We'll head off out of the city and go on a small hike or canyoning adventure and clean up as we go. Makarska has a brilliant nightlife and beach life which you'll be sure to experience and enjoy.

7Fridays: MAKARSKA - SPLIT

From Makarska, the cruise will make its way back to Split, however we will join forces with the Cetina river rafting crew and help clean up this beautiful river as well as experience river rafting! We will meet the ship in Split later that afternoon for the last night of the cruise with a celebratory dinner at our partner restaurant!

8Saturdays: SPLIT

Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Disembark by 9am. Note: It is possible for you to leave as early as needed on Saturday morning to catch flights as the boats will be in port by Friday night.



Our Yachts

Our yachts are top of their class, all built within the last decade and sleeping eight passengers in four cabins. Each of those cabins will have either two single beds pushed side-by-side and bunk beds. Those four cabins open into a dining room/kitchen area. You'll also have two bathrooms on board with a shower. You'll be spending much of your time above deck, which has a rubber dinghy for reaching the shore from a buoy and plenty of room to lay out and enjoy the sun. Yachts all have two bathrooms and a kitchen where your tour manager and skipper will help you prepare your meals.


Our Experience

Sail around the Croatian islands on our 8 berth yachts and be part of our Flotilla yachting fleet. Our Green Sail Adventure adds a personal touch to the tour as our tours have both well trained skippers on each boat as well as tour managers whose aim is to make your tour as pleasant as possible. Our skippers are also happy to show you the ropes of the yacht allowing you to sail yourself! We visit beautiful remote locations in Croatia, as well as the hot destinations, giving you a dynamic overview of the stunning Croatian coastline. Join us in 2017 to help keep tourism in Croatia sustainable.


About Green Sail

Sail Croatia is dedicated to sustainable tourism in Croatia and we are passionate about raising awareness of environmental, economic and sustainable tourism policies in Croatia which has resulted in the creation of Green Sail. We believe the promotion of environmental awareness in the region will have a prolonged and positive impact on the livelihoods of the local people and maintain Croatia as a sustainable tourism destination for future generations.

Green Sail aims to educate and build awareness amongst all stakeholders about sustainability and ‘Green Tourism’ in Croatia through our activities and continued partnerships with local businesses. Green Sail is active on a local level in Croatia and we are committed to discussion, raising awareness and implementing changes that will improve sustainability in Croatia.

It is vital sustainable tourism is embraced in Croatia to preserve its natural beauty as well as protect local stakeholders. Sail Croatia works with local businesses and captains to ensure business is not outsourced and remains a unique Croatian experience for their guests. Green Sail is the first step to initiating a ‘Green’ change in Croatia and educating current suppliers is proving promising.

We share our responsibility to protect the environment, customs and traditions of the region with our guests and find this is appreciated as they gain knowledge and receive a culturally diverse experience whilst travelling. Green Sail aims to improve the condition of some of the beaches along the Dalmatian coast, as well as promote sustainability throughout Croatia through partnerships with local businesses learning and educating the wider community of our policies on sustainable tourism. Through such initiatives, we aim to:

  • Raise awareness of the importance of Green Tourism in the Adriatic.
  • Promote environmentally-friendly policies with our local business partners.
  • Actively participate in local community projects to clean up beaches/ports.
  • Educate our stakeholders on sustainability practices and how to manage tourism sustainably in Croatia.

Green Sail is open to working with local businesses and tourism bodies to enhance sustainability in Croatia. Get Involved with Green Sail.