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Peak and Paddle Croatia
Founded in 2016, Peak & Paddle Croatia is one of the highest-rated tourism companies in Croatia. Driven by a passion for adventure, travel, and nature, we aim to share our unique culture, exceptional food, rich history, and incredibly beautiful country with you. Our specifically designed and comprehensive tours come out of our accumulated experience from around the world. We are certified outdoor experts, and our equipment is among the best in the industry.
Croatia is often overlooked when it comes to adventure travel destinations. Well, let us tell you, it’s an absolute gem. Flaunting its incredible landscapes and excellent quality of rock climbing, there’s no other way to describe it except stunning. That’s why we’re inviting you to join us as we explore these deeply scenic natural areas and work on our sport climbing skills.
The country has over a thousand islands, eight national parks, eleven nature parks, over 3000 miles of coastline, and ten World Heritage sites. Enjoy these landscapes straight from Game of Thrones!
Croatia truly has a lot for its visitors: Paklenica climbing sites, the beautiful beaches of central Dalmatia, incredible cuisine, fabulous wines, unique cultures and kayaking around its islands. Join us for an unforgettable 6-day / 6-night expedition through one of Europe’s most exceptional countries.
Dates: October 7 – October 13
Day 1: Arrival in Split
Accommodations and transfers are all set and ready. If you are already in-country, we will make sure that you have all the appropriate meeting points. For those of you getting in late, we’ll stay up and to welcome you in!
Day 2: Exploring Split
Wake up in Split and enjoy breakfast while we meet the guides and crew.
After a solid brunch, the crew takes to bikes to roam around this ancient city. We explore Diocletians’ palace, the markets, and the oceanfront park of Marjon by bike!
In the afternoon, we will bike up to the cliff walls of split, overlooking the ocean. Today will be a fun warm-up to this incredible style of climbing. Soulstainable will host a dinner this night with a detailed rundown of the coming days.
Day 3: Off to The Islands
We’ll rise early and get packed up for the ferry to the island of Hvar. This island is known for its wine, olive oil, lavender, and most recently its amazing climbing right on the Adriatic Sea.
After the ferry ride, we’ll grocery shop for anything you need for personal meals. Settle into your apartment and enjoy the ocean views before meeting back up with the group.
In the late afternoon, we will do some beach wellness and explore this lovely aspect of the Adriatic Sea.
Day 4 : Climbing & Wine
An incredible day on the rock walls above these turquoise waters awaits! We’ll break down the basics and work on improving technical skills. Making sure everyone is climbing securely, today is about mileage and stacking routes! In the evening, we’ll join local winemaker Miro for a tour of his wonderful wine cave. Enjoy tapas and find out why Croatian Plavic Mali is world-famous.
Day 5 : A Hike Into The Clouds
A Hike day! This is a hike like you’ve never been on before! We’ll strap on our shoes and traverse the cliffs above Sveta Nedilja.. Beware, breathtaking views ahead! In the evening, we will be hanging out tanning, reading, swimming, and generally enjoying this lovely place.
Day 6: Group project in the vineyards!
After a hearty breakfast, the team adjourns up to the vineyards to help our local matriarch Diana in her family’s vineyards. Enjoy the day learning about this ancient and wonderful commodity.
In the evening we dine with Diana and her family and enjoy some of the fruits of our labor!
Day 7: Island Hopping via kayak
Wake up and enjoy some good coffee and breakfast. We will take out the kayaks with Peak and Paddle Croatia in the late morning! Afterward, we’ll paddle out to a few different islands, have lunch and then paddle back to the incredible city of Hvar. We’ll change out of our kayak clothes and then hike to a nearby castle.
The group will take the late ferry to Split and enjoy our final meal as a crew.
Basic Package Price: $1649**
$250 Deposit to Save your spot // The remaining balance will be paid two weeks prior to the trip
Add ons available
Climbing with a private guide, guided kayak tour through the islands of Hvar, cave wine tour with tapas, SvN hike, home-cooked Croatian meals, a tour of Diocletian’s Palace, biking around Marjon, shopping at the local markets, walkabout tro a castle in Hvar, dinner in the old city center, wellness, a ferry ride from Split to the islands, and access to the Adriatic Sea!
Basic Package Includes:
This trip includes private climbing lessons and workshops above the Adriatic Sea with a guide, historical city tour, sea kayaking the Islands of Hvar, a wine tasting and cave cellar tour, via ferrata hike, tour of Diocletian’s Palace, castle hike, and shopping in the local markets
All transportation while in the field is included in the trip cost. This starts as soon as you arrive at our first night of accommodation until we schedule a drop off in Split at the end of the trip!
Flights are not included
Transfers to and from the airport are not included but can be set up for ya!
Housing provided for 4 days in Hvar only. We’ll rent out mini apartments with shared kitchens/bathrooms and private rooms.
*Not included housing for Split. We’re happy to provide recommendations. Participants choosing this package are responsible for meeting with the group each day after breakfast.
Soulstainable will provide the following meals
Dinner days 1 and 6
You will have access to a kitchen throughout your stay on Hvar island.
Climbing Guides – Technical climbing gear – Provided by Soulstainable. All climbing levels welcome.
Kayak’s, PFD, Guide – Provided by Peak and Paddle Croatia.
Hiking Guide – Provided by Peak and Paddle Croatia
What Gear do participants need to bring?
Harness, Climbing shoes, helmet
*If you don’t have any of these, let us know and we can set you up.
Guides: All guides and activities are included in the price
Food Plan: $599
Includes all meals outside of personal snacks and alcohol.
Dinners out in the ancient cities.
Authentic family style Croatian Meals
Rolling European lunches – bread, cheese, olives, cured meats, and fresh fruit.
Healthy breakfast and good coffee.
All Allergies will and preferences will be noted and followed up on.
*We don’t recommend this meal plan for devout vegans and or those who have complicated allergies. It is difficult to ensure ingredient accuracy when ordering for a large group.
Unlimited Wine Package – Hvar Island. $139
Plan on exploring the best of Croatian wine culture? Let us save you the logistics with our unlimited wine package.
You’ll have access to all you can drink wine for your stay on Hvar Island. All of the wine is the delicious, organic, Plavac wine that is produced from the vines directly behind our accommodation.
Accommodation in Split $199 -$299
This is the Split housing option, comfortable shared / group rooms or private rooms.
We’ll set you up with your preference of private or shared accommodation.
*Feel free into opting to get your own accommodation in Split, just be prepared to follow the group timeline!