Sport in North Dalmatia
For athletes, amateurs, and all those looking for new experiences…
Exceptional indented coastline, natural and archaeological wealth of the Zadar archipelago, are a challenge for many lovers of underwater world. In addition to wildlife in this part of Adriatic one can dive at some of the interesting wrecks. Along the entire region there are series of marked bike paths of different lengths and heaviness, and riding a bike you can enjoy the beautiful landscape. NP Paklenica is Croatian most important climbing centre, also known outside the Croatian borders. You can get into adventure of „skraping“, whose name comes from the Dalmatian word „skrapa” which means sharp stones. Hunting is quite developed in this area, particularly to cull of passing feathered venison. You can enjoy the horse riding on racetrack or the peaceful paths through meadows and fields. Zadar archipelago is extremely rich with fish, and therefore sport fishing is well developed also. With number of islands as much as the days of a year, numerous channels, bays and narrows, favourable winds, and safe harbours, Zadar archipelago is a paradise for sailors. In Zadar hinterland, on the rivers Zrmanja and Krupa, discover the natural beauties in a unique way; get into adventure of rafting and canoeing. The best location for bungee jumping is the Sibenik Bridge with 40 m height. Lovers of windsurfing in Sukosan can enjoy surfing all year round.
Hotels and resorts with numerous sport activities and facilities offer every tourist seeking for an active vacation the pleasure he looks for…
Sport in Central Dalmatia
The sea, rivers, mountains, forests, rocks….endless possibilities for active holidays
On a small geographic area of Central Dalmatia there are ideal terrains for any kind of active holiday. Discover the world of silence in small but attractive waters of Central Dalmatia snorkelling. The wreck of old ships, the beautiful underwater scenery, a unique experience of Blue Cave or meeting dolphins will fascinate everyone. Adriatic waters are among most beautiful in the world, and part of that beauty is in the Central Dalmatia, and because of that, as well as almost ideal weather conditions for sailing, nautical tourism is well developed. Use the kayak to get to the hidden beaches and coves, explore caves, underground water sources, or swim in crystal clear sea. Canoe safari on Cetina River offers easy rowing in calm parts of river, or overcoming the rapids for beginners. To enjoy a light bike ride while seeing, hearing and feeling nature, to conquer the heights, descend from the mountains, all this and much more You can experience on many bike paths all over Central Dalmatia. For free climbing particularly attractive are the rocks above Omis, and those in the hinterland of Makarska. Climbing is ideal in Biokovo Nature Park. Horse riding schools as well as recreational ridding for professionals are in Sinj, Split and Tribalj, and horse breeding in Cetina region has a 300 year tradition and unique horse tournament Sinj Alka. One of the most popular extreme sports is paragliding, with a starting point of the grassy slopes of Omis Dinara. A number of sites allows You to enjoy paintball, which requires physical condition and intelligence at the same time.
Sport in South Dalmatia
Perfect winds for surfers, marked biking and walking paths, untouched nature and rich underwater… active holiday that remains in memory
Meet South Dalmatia and its beautiful scenery while driving on bike paths and enjoying the endemic species with a possible encounter with protected animal species. A unique experience for every diver is a Dubrovnik Riviera. Rich undersea life, diving in caves and attractive locations, from the largest amphora discovery, walls of Elafiti archipelago, to the colonies of red coral, will excite even the most experienced divers. An extreme adventure which brave enough and physically ready should not miss is the big game fishing. Dive into the adventure and ride into the open sea, and enjoy the big fish hunt with experienced fisherman. If you want to reach lonely sandy beaches accessible only by sea or you are an adventurer, and will get into a day trip, or seven days circle around the Hell islands, kayak is the right cartage for you. The best wind for windsurfing and kite surfing enthusiasts, the mistral, blows in this surfer’s famous area, Viganj, on the Peljesac peninsula. A perfect peace and relaxation all the sailing lovers will also find, and a ride through narrow channels of the Neretva River in a traditional boat, will fascinate every visitor. An experience which shouldn’t be missed is certainly a Jeep-safari, which will excite you with its adventurous ride.
A nice list for everyone’s needs.