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Pula: Sunset Cruise with Dolphin Watching, Dinner & Drinks

1. Pula: Sunset Cruise with Dolphin Watching, Dinner & Drinks

The three-hour voyage starts from the port of Pula and continues along the coast of the Brijuni National Park where we go in a search of dolphins in their natural environment. Dolphins are frequent visitors to the Brijuni waters because of the abundance of fish that dolphins come to hunt in the evening. With beautiful sunset scenes, dolphins and Brijuni National Park, we serve dinner and unlimited drinks. For dinner you have the choice of a Mediterranean fish menu, meat menu or vegetarian menu. Drinks are served throughout the ride (coca cola, fanta, red and white wine and water). * Enjoy breathtaking views from our boat “Europa” which is eqquiped with 2 terraces , lounge , bar & 2 toiletts. * Get ready for unforgettable adventure with beutiful sunset scenes and playful dolphins in National Park Brijuni.

Fazana: Brijuni National Park Scenic Boat Tour

2. Fazana: Brijuni National Park Scenic Boat Tour

Experience this beautiful boat trip in Brijuni national park archipelago and stop at Sveti Jerolim island. Before arriving on St. Jerolim island enjoy a panoramic ride looking at wild nature and historic landmarks of Brijuni on board of our ship Kristina where our crew will serve you complimentary cold drinks. Just 15 minutes by boat from Fazana we will reach Veliki Brijun, the biggest of all 14 islands. Here you can see vila Kastel which belonged to Austrian aristocrat Paul Kuppelwieser who bought the island in 1893. This island is home to many attractions such as Roman settlements and even has a safari park with some exotic animals. Next we see Mali Brijun island featuring Fort Minor, transformed into a summertime theatre. Later we see the famous fish-shaped island of Gaz. Then we see the islands of Galija and Titos island Vanga. We also pass Vila Brijunka and lighthouse Peneda overlooking the harbor of Pula. Lastly, we arrive at St. Jerolim. Staying on this island is optional and highly recommended. There you can stay and enjoy swimming in crystal clear water. There is always possibility to come back on starting point on main pier in Fazana at 4 PM and also options for coming back at 2 PM and 5.30 PM. depending on daily number of guests. Exact time for return should be agreed with tour guide and captain and depends on number of guests and starting time of your tour. The island is a real piece of paradise with waters full of fish and lots of peacocks running freely around the island. There is a nice restaurant on the island offering tasty food and cold drinks for reasonable prices. There is an entrance fee to the island that should be paid on the spot when you leave the boat. Island opens for visitors on June 1st this year when the sea should be warm enough for swimming. At the same time also restaurant opens. This year the entrance fee on the island is 5 euros for adults and 3 euros for kids.

Fazana: Guided Dolphin Watching Sightseeing Cruise at Sunset

3. Fazana: Guided Dolphin Watching Sightseeing Cruise at Sunset

Explore magnificent clear waters of Brijuni national park and spend time observing dolphins playing and eating in the time around sunset. Make some incredible pictures of this beautiful marine mammals from the boat. You will enjoy your tour on nice comfortable tour boat for 50 persons. Trip starts from main pier in Fazana and takes you in the waters of Brijuni national park where captain searches for dolphins. When he finds them the boat slows down and you start the main part of this excursion. Probability of seeing dolphins is over 90 percent. You can make many great photos with dolphins and sun setting on the horizon. Tour lasts from 1h 30min to max 2 h, depending how far captain needs to sail to find dolphins.

Pula: Brijuni National Park & Jerolim Island Dolphin Cruise

4. Pula: Brijuni National Park & Jerolim Island Dolphin Cruise

Embark on a guided tour of the Brijuni National Park on this cruise from Pula. Sip on unlimited drinks along the way and delight your taste buds with a delectable lunch. Explore St. Jerolim Island at your own pace with free time to enjoy the beaches. Board a comfortable ship with a captain and a guide and head out to the islands of the Brijuni National Park, one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic Sea. Explore the park by boat, spotting wild animals like dolphins along the way, and swim at St. Jerolim Island. Cruise around all islands and listen as your guide shares facinating information about the islands and their famous owners. Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Mediterranean dishes with your choice of fish, beef, or vegetables. Stop at St. Jerolim Island (Sveti Jerolim), where you can stay for 2.5 hours. On the island, have the chance to stroll its scenic beaches, go for a refreshing swim, or explore the island itself. Take advantage of the unlimited drinks onboard the boat, like wine, mineral water, juice, and sodas. If you're lucky, your ship might be followed by playful dolphins that frequent these waters to feed on the large fish population. Return to Pula harbor with for wonderful nighttime views of the city and the iconic Pula Arena, a Roman Amphitheater.

Pula: Brijuni National Park Sunset, Dolphins & Dinner Cruise

5. Pula: Brijuni National Park Sunset, Dolphins & Dinner Cruise

Take to the water for a cruise on a traditional Croatian wooden boat from Pula. Enjoy dinner freshly prepared by a chef onboard as you search for dolphins and watch the sunset. Begin your cruise with panoramic sightseeing of port Pula, the main port of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Continue cruising into Brijuni Islands National Park to look for dolphins as the chef prepares a delicious dinner. Brijuni Islands National Park is home to 14 islands with white sandy beaches and lush vegetation. With a large fish population, dolphins can often be found hunting for a meal in the area. For dinner, choose between mackerel with salad, chicken breast with salad, or a vegetarian option. Unlimited mineral water, orange juice, and white wine are included during the cruise. Return to Pula harbor with a wonderful night view of the city and the iconic Pula Arena, a Roman Amphitheater.

Pula: Boat Cruise around Brijuni National Park with Swimming

6. Pula: Boat Cruise around Brijuni National Park with Swimming

Welcome to our adventure package - the perfect blend of Nature’s wonders and aquatic delights . Explore with us Brijuni National park and during the cruise we serve lunch (grilled fish , grilled meat or veggie menu ) and you can enjoy an unlimited amount of drinks ( Cola , fanta , sprite , water , red & white wine ). After the cruise we stop at a hidden coastal oasis Stinjan and a break there lasts 2 hours where you can swimm or visit Beach bar Lost bay . After break we return to Pula at 16.00.

Pula: National Park Brijuni Dolphin Cruise with Dinner

7. Pula: National Park Brijuni Dolphin Cruise with Dinner

After being transported to the pier, you will begin your 3-hour tour which will be arranged on board of a comfortable boat around the Brijuni National Park. You will have a guide with you on board your boat, who will conduct a sightseeing tour around all islands of the National Park whilst also informing you of interesting facts about the islands and its famous owners. Your tour also includes dinner on board your boat, consisting of traditional dishes of Mediterranean cuisine such as fish, meat, or vegetarian dishes. You will also have an unlimited amount of drinks whilst on board your boat, including wine, mineral water, soft drinks, and water. You can take comfort in knowing that between 93-100% of your guide's guests have seen dolphins in the past. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned back to your point of origin.

Pula: Brijuni National Park Tour with Island Visit

8. Pula: Brijuni National Park Tour with Island Visit

Visit one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic Sea, Brijuni National Park. Explore the park by boat, spotting wild animals along the way, and swim in the water at St. Jerolim Island. Board a comfortable ship with your captain and guide and head out to the islands that form the National Park. This place is famous because its former owner, Josip Broz Tito, had a rare hobby: he collected exotic animals. Your guide on the ship will conduct a sightseeing tour around all the islands and share lots of interesting facts about the islands and their famous owners. Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Mediterranean dishes made of fish, beef, or vegetables. Don’t forget to take advantage of the unlimited drinks on board, like wine, mineral water, juice, and sodas. If you're lucky, your ship may be accompanied by dolphins, so don’t forget your camera.   On a stop off at St. Jerolim Island (Sveti Jerolim), you can choose to stay for 2.5 hours or stay on the ship. On the island, you’ll get the chance to wander its scenic beaches, take a swim, or explore the island itself. After a fun day out on the open sea, your ship will return to Pula.

Pula: Brijuni Sunset Dolphin Watching Tour w/ Dinner/Drinks

9. Pula: Brijuni Sunset Dolphin Watching Tour w/ Dinner/Drinks

Embark on a boat trip to Brijuni National Park with dinner and drinks included. Experience the calm sea while sailing towards the Brijuni, spotting the dolphins swimming and admiring views of Pula illuminated at night. Depart from the marina in Pula. Cruise on the modern Arena boat which has 2 toilets, a sundeck, 3 terraces, a modern kitchen and a bar. Enjoy a traditional Istrian dinner on the boat, as well as unlimited drinks. Explore the Brijuni National Park from the seaside and discover its beautiful views. Encounter dolphins in their natural habitat as you cruise. Admire the picturesque views of the city of Pula lit up at night in the distance, and relax as the sun goes down on the horizon. After a relaxing journey on the water, return to the marina in Pula.

From Pula: Island Stop and National Park Day Cruise

10. From Pula: Island Stop and National Park Day Cruise

Along the coast of western Istria, Croatia, there are several groups of islands among which the largest is the Brijuni group of 14 islands. The duration of the tour is 5 hours. We go by ship to explore all 14 islands of the park. Our professional guide Larissa will tell you about the history of the islands and the former Yugoslavia. On the islands live wild animals and watching them is very interesting. On board the ship you will have a freshly prepared lunch of grilled fish, beef or a vegetarian dish. You can have an unlimited drinks on board the ship: wine, mineral water and soda water. After we visit 1 of 14 islands. Sveti Jerolim Island. Island Sveti Jerolim are unique in offering snorkeling. Once you reach Saint Jerolim Island you start exploring the island. On the island, you will find a nice beach, shower and restaurant.We recommend starting with snorkeling . We recommend bringing swimming shoes. Later you are going to see the animals who live on this Island. There is an entrance fee to the island that should be paid on the spot when you leave the boat. Entrance to island St. Jerolim: 5 euro for adult, 3 euro for kid from 7-18 years (cash only) The ship will be back in 2 hours to pick you up.

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based on 375 reviews

It was a great experience. We were lucky and were able to see some dolphins. The food was also very good. The staff was very friendly and everything on the ship was neat and clean. Gladly again

Nice team give good information. Lot's of dolphins. More then enough food and drink (basic quality; hamburgers, macrel fish and veggie; drink: bottle white wine, Fanta and water))

The best trip. Beautiful surroundings, nice people on board, very informative crew. So many dolphins, beautiful nature and sunset. The food was local and ok.

Very nice trip!!! We saw a lot of dolphins. Our guide was really nice and helpful. Absolute recommendation!!!

departed timely, great navigational route, saw the dolphins