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Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik City Walls Tour by Kayak

1. Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik City Walls Tour by Kayak

Make your way to Banje Beach to meet your guide and get a demonstration on how to kayak in safety. Then, paddle under the ancient fortifications of Dubrovnik's Old Town and make your way to the island of Lokrum. See the botanical gardens and the summer residence of the Austrian emperor Maximilian from the sea. Learn about the history of the area and hear about some of the mysterious legends from your guide. Kayak along the shore of the island and discover the hidden caves. Get some time to go for a swim at Betina Cave or snorkel with the amazing marine life. Enjoy the complimentary fresh fruit and drinks in the sun and take up the challenge and get an adrenalin rush on an incredible cliff jump.

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Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

2. Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

Join a guided walking tour and traverse the famous city walls of Dubrovnik, a beautiful reminder of distant medieval times. Marvel at breathtaking views as you walk the 2-kilometer wall surrounding the town and see for yourself why the Old City of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dubrovnik has preserved its city walls despite changing trends that once suggested any types of fortifications are obsolete and redundant. Admire the terracotta roofs and narrow streets from above. In addition, enjoy the clear vista over the Adriatic sea, revealing just about any boat on the horizon. This view explains why the city was successfully defended for centuries. The town survived many wars, including the recent Homeland War from 1991-1995, but Dubrovnik was renewed in a manner that the damage is not visible. Find out why the city of Dubrovnik has inspired artists, writers and photographers as you explore the ancient Mediterranean city and wander along the elegant walls.

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Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Dinner

3. Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Dinner

Climb aboard the 16th-century wooden ship “Karaka” for a romantic sunset dinner cruise in Dubrovnik. Relax under a starlit sky, and enjoy breathtaking views of Dubrovnik’s fortifications and red-tiled roofs. Marvel at islands twinkling in the twilight, such as Lokrum just off the coast. Listen to the ambient sounds of background music as your dinner is served. Dine on a menu of Dalmatian cuisine: Fish menuCold salad with mussels, grilled fish fillets, potato salad, green salad, Home made cake, fresh fruit Meat menuDalmatian smoked ‘buđola’ (smoked ham), grilled chicken fillets, grilled pork fillets, green salad, homemade cake, fresh fruit Vegetarian menuTomatoes with mozzarella, vegetables risotto, green salad, homemade cake, fresh fruit Taste fresh seasonal fruit, and sip champagne under the moonlight!

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Dubrovnik: Day or Sunset Sea Kayaking Tour with Snack

4. Dubrovnik: Day or Sunset Sea Kayaking Tour with Snack

Enjoy one of Dubrovnik's most popular summer activities and experience the city’s stunning natural and historical heritage on a 2.5 to 3-hour sea kayaking tour. Begin in Pile Bay and paddle to the island of Lokrum and to Betina Cave, where you will make a stop to go snorkeling. Paddle back to Pile Bay, where the tour ends. Enjoy a sandwich or fruit snack and a bottle of water. The sunset option ends with a glass of wine.

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Dubrovnik’s City Walls and Wars Historic Walking Tour

5. Dubrovnik’s City Walls and Wars Historic Walking Tour

For centuries, the prosperous port city of Dubrovnik was protected both by the diplomatic skill of its leaders and the walls and fortifications surrounding it. Facing constant threats from powerful enemies, the leaders and the defensive city walls held firm. This historic 2-hour walking tour will focus on the defensive and political challenges Dubrovnik faced, and its struggle to survive as a small independent republic. A local guide will bring you to the top of Dubrovnik’s fortifications and lead you around the mesmerizing city walls. Take in breathtaking views of Dubrovnik’s port and Old Town, and visit landmarks vital to the political and defensive history of the city. Your guide will reveal why places like the Revelin Fortress, Minceta Tower, and Lovrijenac Fortress were essential structures in the protection of Dubrovnik’s people and prosperity. This tour is a highlight of any visit to Dubrovnik and will give you a thorough background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the civilized world’s history.

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Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls 2 Walk Combo Ticket

6. Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls 2 Walk Combo Ticket

For those wanting to truly experience the best of Dubrovnik, this tour package combines 2 enjoyable walks. The first 1.5-hour walk takes you through Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old Town, where you can discover how the city became one of the most prosperous and advanced of all the historic maritime republics. As you step through the gates of Dubrovnik’s old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city. Beginning at Pile Gate, at the storied western entrance to the Old Town, your local guide will lead you to Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery, D’Onofrio’s Fountain, Orlando’s Column, and Rector’s Palace. Take in the beautiful sights, and listen as your guide shares mesmerizing stories and remarkable facts from over 1,400 years of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the classical period of the Republic of Ragusa. This 1.5-hour walk will give you a thorough background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the civilized world’s history. You will learn about the city’s impressive economic, social, and cultural achievements over the centuries, and immerse yourself in the city’s electric atmosphere. The second walk takes you on an exploration of the walls and wars in Dubrovnik. For centuries, the prosperous port city of Dubrovnik was not only protected by the diplomatic skill of its leaders, but by the walls and fortifications surrounding it. Facing constant threats from powerful enemies, the leaders and defensive walls surrounding the city held firm. This historic 2-hour walking tour will focus on the defensive and political challenges faced by Dubrovnik, and its struggle to survive as a small independent republic. A local guide will bring you to the top of Dubrovnik’s fortifications and lead you around the mesmerizing city walls. Take in the breathtaking views of Dubrovnik’s port and Old Town, and visit landmarks vital to the political and defensive history of the city. Your guide will reveal why places like the Revelin Fortress, Minceta Tower, and Lovrijenac Fortress, were essential structures in the protection of Dubrovnik’s people and prosperity. This 2-hour walk is an undoubted highlight of any visit to Dubrovnik and will give you a thorough background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the civilized world’s history. Please note that the two tours run according to schedule, not necessarily one after the other. At the time of booking you choose the time of the first tour. You can inform the tour guide on the day of the tour if you'd like to take the second tour. Tour Schedules 1. Discover the Old Town (1.5-hour tour) runs daily: May - Jun & July at 10 AM, 12 PMAugust at 10 AM, 3 PMSeptember at 10 AM and 6 PMOctober at 10 AM 2. Walls & Wars (2-hour tour) runs daily: August 1-19: 9:15 AM, and 5:30 PMAugust 20-31: 9:15 AM & 5 PMSeptember at 3:30 PMOctober at 12 PM

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Elaphiti Islands: Full-Day 3-Island Tour from Dubrovnik

7. Elaphiti Islands: Full-Day 3-Island Tour from Dubrovnik

Go island hopping in Croatia's Elaphite islands in the sunny Adriatic Sea. In this full-day tour rom Dubrovnik, experience the natural wonder of these untouched islands and live true island life, Dalmatian style! This sun-drenched archipelago located north-west of Dubrovnik is largely uninhabited, and consists of eight islets, three of which await you on this full day excursion. Meet Koločep, Šipan and Lopud, bathe in their crystal-clear seas, stroll in the shade of their Mediterranean flora, explore their quaint hamlets, and indulge in the delicious local cuisine. Begin on charming Koločep isle, traversing the meandering path through evergreen pine, Carob trees, citrus gardens, and olive groves that joins its only two settlements. Wander in peace through scattered remnants of ancient buildings with not a car in sight – in fact, there are no cars on Koločep! Next you'll hop over to Šipan, the largest of the Elaphites. Rich in history, the island's settlement dates back to the Roman Empire, and is dotted with venerable stone villas as well as churches of a later age. The island's wealth of natural beauty and central agricultural area bares olives, figs, grapes, and citrus fruits. Lastly, visit the island of Lopud, said to be the most beautiful of the Elephites. Blessed with sunny beaches, it is the perfect place to unwind after a day of island hopping.

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Dubrovnik: Private Boat Cruise at Sunset with Wine and Beer

8. Dubrovnik: Private Boat Cruise at Sunset with Wine and Beer

Meet your friendly skipper at Dubrovnik’s Old Port in the early evening and board your private boat. Head out onto the water, admiring impressive views of the Old Town district and the historical city walls. As you sail, soak up the last of the sunshine and the refreshingly cool sea breeze while listening to your skipper share facts about the local area. Arrive at Lokrum Island, an absolute must-see on your vacation to Dubrovnik. Marvel at the island’s fascinating caves, tall trees, and colorful peacocks roaming freely. There’s also time for a quick dip in the glistening ocean, so don’t forget your swimsuit. From here, sail out onto the open sea where you can see beautiful coral reef beneath the water. As the sun begins to sink into the horizon, drift gently around Koločep Island, one of the three Elaphite Islands. Lazing on the boat, you’ll have the best seats in the house to watch the sky as it is transformed with colors. Throughout the cruise, sip on tasty beer and wine whilst enjoying complimentary snacks. Your skipper also has a GoPro camera to capture all those unforgettable memories.

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2 Tour Combo: Game of Thrones Walking Tour & Sea Kayak Tour

9. 2 Tour Combo: Game of Thrones Walking Tour & Sea Kayak Tour

These are 2 separate tours that run by daily schedule. You can combine them days apart. Inform the local tour operator when you wish to do the second tour as the system will allow you to choose the time for the first tour only.  - 2-Hour Game of Thrones Walking Tour  Follow in the footsteps of your favorite "Game Of Thrones" characters and discover what the real King's Landing looks like. Dubrovnik was selected as the location set for the hit HBO TV series in seasons 2 to 5 (and some of season 6). Your guide will be licensed by the Croatian Ministry of Tourism, fluent in English and a big "Game of Thrones" fan. In addition to sites in the walled old town, visit the fort of St. Lawrence. As you journey to each location, look at a book of photos from the series that explains the scenes and locations where the filming took place.  - 2.5 to 3-hour Sea Kayaking Tour  Enjoy Dubrovnik's top summer activity and experience the beautiful local natural and historical heritage by the seaside. See Dubrovnik from a new perspective. View the city walls from the seaside and enjoy amazing sights from a kayak. Your tour will commence near Pile Gate. The guide in charge of the tour will take you from Pile Bay around the island of Lokrum, and then there will be a snorkeling break in Betina Cave. The tour will end in Pile Bay. A tour guide, kayak, paddle, waterproof bag/barrel for personal items, insurance, snorkeling gear, fruit snack, and a bottle of water will all be included in the price. Please note that booking is required for this tour. You can however book for the same day, or just a few hours before. 

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Dubrovnik: Seaside Panorama and City Walls Cruise

10. Dubrovnik: Seaside Panorama and City Walls Cruise

The first stop on your panoramic cruise is the city walls. As you sail slowly up close to these historic walls, listen to your skipper's anecdotes about growing up just behind them, as well as the rich history of the stones. You then visit the St. Lawrence Fortress, whose walls are super thick on one side and super thin one other side. Whilst touring the site, your guide will inform you as to just why it was built in that way. Lokrum Island is next on your agenda, which bears a dark history. From Richard Lionheart, Maksimilian Hapsburg, and Monks Curse, the stories about Lokrum are bound to give you chills. As you cruise down to the other side of the coast, it is time for a drink. Choose from local beer, local wine, and water, which you can sip on as you make your way to your next destination. Your tour concludes with a 45-minute panorama including a stop in front of the first quarantine ion of Europe, the Lazaretos of Dubrovnik. There your skipper tells you how Dubrovnik defended against dangerous and lethal diseases throughout the Middle Ages.

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What people are saying about Walls of Dubrovnik

Brilliant kayaking trip… great way to explore a little of the local area and an island! Your guises were fab. Good there was an option of a longer or shorter route. Good pace. About 8k in total. Water and a wee fruit snack was helpful. Take cash, the beach bar at one of the stops doesn’t accept cards so we missed out on a wee ice cream n coffee.

We were looking for a city walls tour but it was confusing especially with the existance of many tour companies, till we found this tour that had a convinient starting time. We enjoyed it and the guid shared with us a lot of the history behind the great walls and made the tour worth it.

This was one of the best things we did in Dubrovnik. Excellent host, very knowledgeable and good stories, and got to see some really cool caves and swim around from one. And I will never forget the sunset. Definitely a workout, but also definitely worth it.

Desa our guide was knowledgeable, informative and interesting in the history of Dubrovnik. The walls at sunset were beautiful and more manageable in the dissipating heat of the evening. Strongly recommended.

Desa was so knowledgeable and personable she made the tour so engaging and informative! I highly recommend