Stretching northwest Dubrovnik, this breathtaking archipelago of thirteen islands, with only three inhabited ones – Koločep, Lopud and Šipan – is blessed with lush woodland and white-red rocks that are rending the deep blueness of the Adriatic. This is a perfect tour for those who tend to relax while swimming, snorkeling, and island hopping without long boat rides!
Kolocep is a charming, car-free island with rich, diverse vegetation and sandy beaches located in its two settlements – Donje Celo and Gornje Celo. The main attraction of this peaceful island are limestone and dolomite rocks, as they are hiding excellent cliff jumping spots and stunning caves, of which the Blue Cave is the most famous one.
Lopud is another car-free island in the group, famous for its long sandy beach Sunj, situated beneath the hills covered with densely, scented pine trees. There You can find only one settlement with restaurants, local shops, and residences, but many sacred, cultural and historical monuments, walking paths and typical Mediterranean gardens are situated all over this unique island.
The biggest island in the archipelago is Sipan. Due to the island’s high, uneven terrain there are two seaside fishing villages – Sudurad and Sipanska Luka. Nature has really endowed this attractive island with lush vegetation, while secluded coves and groves hide many examples of the Dalmatian architecture. No wonder that many noble families from the past 'Republic of Ragusa' built their residences and palaces there, as Sipan really is a true oasis of peace and serenity.
This private tour presents You with the opportunities to explore hidden caves, dramatic cliffs and secluded beaches of the archipelago, to taste exquisite Croatian gastronomy, and to experience vibrant fishing settlements as a great example of autochthon island culture in the Dalmatia. Whether You prefer sunbathing on the sandy beaches, exploring history and nature or swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear sea rich with marine life, your knowledgeable skipper will assist with suggestions that will fit all your wishes. Our tours around this magnificent archipelago usually take 4, 6 or 8 hours, but we are always available to provide you with details if another timing is required. Elaphite islands tour is a perfect getaway from the rush of the city center and there is no better way to explore this route than by a midsize speedboat!