Multi activity vacation in Croatia
A five day, small group adventure vacation in inland Croatia, away from the coastal crowds, but surrounded by lakes, rivers, canyons and expert guides to make the most of them all. Based in homestays in Korana village.
Korana village Plitvice Lakes National Park Zrmanja River in Velebit Nature Park River kayaking Paddle boarding Child friendly adventure vacation Homestay accommodation
€670To€840 excluding flights
Description of Multi activity vacation in Croatia
2022: 28 May, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep
Small group tour:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modelled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week vacation, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.
We work closely with local communities and individuals throughout Croatia with whom we share a mutual passion for outdoors, adventure, sports and travel. We know our country well, we love it and we want to share it with you. We will therefore do our best to accommodate a traveler's individual needs as much as possible. We may suggest that you bring someone with you but we will do all we can on the ground to help.
Blind or limited sight:
We have experience in accommodating blind and limited vision guests on our multisport trips that are slightly moderated to suit them better. This usually means substituting the cycling activity with another walking or kayaking activity and this can be arranged during the booking process. Blind or limited vision guests need to be accompanied by another full sighted person. We are open to organizing private departures for mixed groups of blind, partially blind and fully sighted guests who would accompany them.
Deaf or limited hearing:
This tours are available for deaf or limited hearing guests who are accompanied by another fully hearing person. We are happy to offer our trips to as many guests as possible and will do our best to offer them a suitable vacation option.
Guests with different cognitive conditions are welcome on this trip if they are accompanied by close friends or family members. We have experience with accommodating guests with autism and have had good feedback from these guests. It is best to contact us via the 'inquire' button with questions to see what trip would be most suitable for each guest.
11 Reviews of Multi activity vacation in Croatia
4.5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 27 Jun 2018 by JH BlightThe whole vacation was great with the guide being informative, helpful and always polite, going out of his way to ensure everyone in the group was happy. Read full review
Reviewed on 04 Sep 2017 by Claudia WoodfordWe enjoyed the whole week especially the kayaking. The plitvice lakes national park was stunning as well. Read full review
Reviewed on 06 Aug 2017 by Susanne MuenkelIn terms of excitement: going down a 3m waterfall in a kayak. In terms of memory: night swimming in the river Krka. Perfect vacation if you like being active in a stunning environment. Read full review
Reviewed on 31 Jul 2017 by Gill TomkinsThe vacation was amazing. The last day was amazing - sea-kayaking around the island of Kolocep with an amazing lunch at local fish restaurant followed by the sunset sailing trip Read full review
Reviewed on 22 Oct 2013 by Emma BucklandFantastic! Beautiful country, very peaceful and relaxed but adventurous. Our guides were excellent, informative and relaxed. The whole experience was great. We really enjoyed the activities everyday - rafting, especially - it was beautiful and thrilling! We also enjoyed that we had plenty of downtime during the evening, to relax and soak up the village life. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Sep 2013 by Mary PurtonWonderful!...We stayed in a rural hotel and so hope that this provided local jobs in this lovely location, soon to be a conservation area Read full review
Reviewed on 24 Aug 2013 by Michael Hasnip5 Star. Croatia was wonderful and the tour guides really looked after us.... The best bit? The walk to and climb up Gromavaca (1,675m). I think it is the highest peak I have climbed and the view from the top fantastic. To the west was the Adriatic, with its parched rugged coastline, to the north, south and east back into Croatia with the white limestone mountains and dark green forests. Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Aug 2013 by Lucie SarhanIt was a great trip. Definitely a good choice to get a bit of adventure and get to know one of the most beautiful pieces of Croatian nature. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to do nature and adventure oriented vacation regardless of age and status. Read full review
Reviewed on 10 Jun 2012 by Vicky BrownEveryday was enjoyable, I met some great people, I've never been kayaking before and I really enjoyed it...Perfect vacation, made me fall in love with Croatia, I will definitely be going back. Read full review
Reviewed on 04 Aug 2011 by Richard HallEvery day was memorable and exciting... As soon as we met Filip our vacation started to be a lot of fun... Beautiful country and genuinely friendly people everywhere. Spotlessly clean accommodation. One of the best vacations ever. Felt like we have left very close friends behind. Can't wait to go back. Read full review
Reviewed on 20 Sep 2011 by Nigel KenwardThe position of the hotel on the wide sweep of a crystal clear river was superb, just the place to eat Breakfast and Dinner at either end of a wonderful day of activities and relaxation. Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetOn our trips we bike on pawed roads only, walk and hike on bitten paths and admonish our guests not to feed, fish, hunt and disturb animals. In our office we minimize printing actions and recycle paper. Most of all, we ensure that negative environmental impacts are drawn to a minimum.
3/4 of a million tourists have visited this area in 2007, but we bring bicycles, canoes and kayaks that take our friends to places that only a couple of hundreds of those get to see and experience: best preserved, remote, quiet and most romantic.
PeopleBy booking this trip you bring much needed income to the people who are still recovering from the war-torn years, as this was the area severely affected by war. This trip ensures that the local people benefit as much as possible in the form of jobs (we employ local guides and drivers) and provision of accommodation (we use family owned hotels or home stays with local family). We also use local transfer services, buy food from the small farms and work on developing responsible waste management by stimulating waste recycle.
By buying local products you are supporting this country’s economy and helping Croatia to stand on her feet again! We consider it our responsibility to lead efforts to maintain and preserve the integrity of this fledgling sector by petitioning the introduction of tighter controls over the use of the country’s natural resources.
As a company, we support the local community by building camps in partnership with local families, building bridges and accesses to the rivers. In order to preserve traventine barriers on Zrmanja River we have built wooden detour bridges. We also support an orphan bear shelter in Kutarevo.
The Korana Village has less than a dozen houses and it is situated on both sides of a small river of the same name, at the end of a dead-end road in Plitvice Lakes National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel agencies or tour operators never showed interest in the place that cannot accommodate more than 20 tourists and whose road is too narrow for a tourist bus. Like in no other hotel room you have stayed in, these traditional houses are perched on the very edge of the river bank. Hear firsthand how this village has managed to preserve their tradition and rebuild all family houses after it has been torn down and burned in the war.
Our local guides are cooks and are famous for their delicious cuisine. We keep a full stock of supplies and stop frequently at local shops to load up on fresh food suplies to ensure our meals are always healthy and nutritive sufficient with a touch of tradition.