You can choose to rent medium (3 persons), high (5 persons) or executive (9 persons) speedboat or motor yacht (12 persons) with an option for a half day (4 hours) or full day (8 hours) without fuel surcharge. Each speedboat and option is enough for stopping at each island, anchoring at hidden bays to enjoy and discover Dubrovnik Elaphiti Islands. Fuel surcharge is from extra,payable after tour check out.
After you embark on a boat, you will sail to the first Island Kolocep, first of three inhabited islands, and is locally known as Kalamota. Surrounded by crystal clear waters and dense scenery of pines, groves with meandering paths, caves is a great place to drop anchor in front of natural sea cave for snorkeling or either explore its picturesque bays by walking paths.
Next Island is Lopud, the most developed island, once part of the powerful Dubrovnik Republic. With lot's of medieval seafaring escapades making this island famous same as the Dubrovnik Republic, Village Lopud has great architecture starting from late renaissance to the 1920's architecture (Grand Hotel). You can choose to stop at unj, the most popular fantastic sandy beach, which is an ideal place for children as there is a lot of shallow waters or continue to the islands main settlement, where you can have free time.
The last island on your tour is ipan, towards the old port of Sudjuradj, where you choose to disembark and explore historical sights such as: Renaissance castle, fortified church tower or just to see those sights by easily sailing with speedboat trough bay to the one of the hidden bays close to dropping an anchor away from the crowded tourist places.
On the way back to Dubrovnik, time permitting, you can stop at one of the bays en route back to Dubrovnik, and jump into the inviting waters for some last minute swimming.
Suggested sample itinerary for private boat excursion to Dubrovnik Islands:
10 - 11 Navigate towards Elaphiti Islands, Blue cave snorkeling at Island Kolocep
11 - 1:00 Island Kolocep sightseeing or relax on the boat
1:00 - 1:30 Navigate to Sipan and / or Lopud. Explore islands by walking or from the boat
1:00 - 3:30 Free time or lunch at a restaurant of your choice or by recommendation from our skipper
3:30 - 6:00 Stop for swimming, Island Ruda, free time on Island Lopud, Sunj beach
Itinerary is fully adaptable and up to your convenience, open to your suggestions or your personal skipper recommendations.
Private boat tours to Dubrovnik islands offer the following benefits : there are no join-in travelers, they are flexible with itinerary, so you can enjoy trip planning with your own skipper / captain, enjoy boats that catering to only you for sightseeing popular attractions in comfort way.