This tour begins at a small place called Jakiruša in Brela. The beautiful Jakiruša bay is surrounded with the spectacular mountain of Biokovo. There is a sandy beach in Jakiruša, popular with the locals and tourists for swimming and on the west side there is a rocky coast and one of the last untouched bays in this part of the Riviera – bay Vrulja. We launch our kayaks on the beach and paddle lightly towards the deserted sandy beaches of the Vrulja bay. We stop to observe the underwater source that brings 50 m3 of drinking water per second to this place even in the summer. Our paddle takes us to the Vrulja beach where we pause to swim and snorkel in the crystal blue waters. After the kayaking adventure, we can arrange a delicious meal in a local restaurant (not included in price).
Distance from start to finish: 4.6 km
Sea temperature: Between 19°C and 27°C. It depends on the season.
Cliff diving: You can jump on places allowed by the guide.
Sea kayaking equipment: Life-jacket, paddle, snorkel, waterproof container for personal things, double seat on the top kayak and, if necessary, a neoprene suit.
Equipment & Staff: All equipment used is registered and certified at the EU. All customers must wear Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) at all times while at sea. All of our professional guides are registered at the Irish canoe union and Croatian mountain rescue. Staff members speak Croatian and English.
Fitness Level: A minimum level of fitness is required.
Previous experience: Not necessary.
Age: Minimum age is 6 years.
What to Bring: T-shirt, beach shoes or sandals, swimming suit, towel, hat for sun protection, sunscreen, water.
Food and drinks: You can find a few small shops in Brela and many restaurants with domestic food and coffee. You can have the whole lunch for 10 to 15 Euros.
Onsite Facilities: Toilets are available in Brela near the starting point. There are no toilet facilities available during the sea-kayaking trip. Customers are advised to use the toilet facilities in Brela before or when we finish the tour.
Special Conditions: The operator has the right to cancel tours, without notice at their discretion depending on the weather or sea conditions. All safety instructions from Adventure Dalmatia’s staff must be adhered to.
Number of people per day: Minimum of 2 and a Maximum of 60.
Availability: Every day from 15st of May to the end of October. This trip runs if there are 2 or more people. E-mail us regarding dates and tell us the number of people in your group. We also need to know if you need transfers. We will inform you about the dates available.
Starts from: Brela/Jakiruša
Sea kayaking & snorkeling tour departure times: Between 9 AM and 10 AM (or as agreed for each group).
Duration of the tour: 3.30 - 4.00 h
Duration of the transfer:
60 min - one way (60 km from Split)
20 min - one way (18 km from Makarska)
Activity price: 35€ per person
The price includes: Equipment, insurance and guide assistance.
Price of transfer: 15 € per person - both directions
Organized transfers: Every day from Split and Makarska city centers.
Payment: Cash or bank payment.
ORGANIZED TRANSFER FROM SPLIT
Pick up at RIVA, in front of the entrance to the substructure of the Diocletian's palace.
March 1st – August 20th 09 AM
August 26th – October 1st 10 AM
October 2nd – March 1st 11AM
Afternoon departures upon agreement.
JAKIRUŠA BEACH IN BRELA
By car from Split or Trogir: Exit Split and go north towards highway A1 - DUGOPOLJE entrance. Enter the highway and drive approx. 40 km in direction of MAKARSKA. Exit at ŠESTANOVAC and drive 11 km south to the intersection with Adriatic highway. Turn left at the intersection and drive 3.5 km to restaurant ‘Šampion’ which is located on the right side of the road. About ten meters before the restaurant there is a secondary road on the right that goes down abruptly. Turn to that road and after 200 meters take another right turn, drive to a church that will be on your left side but just keep going forward. Drive downhill on the asphalt road until you reach sea and beach. We will meet you 50 meters below restaurant 'Burin' near tobacco shop.
By car from Makarska: Exit Makarska and go north. Drive for 15 km and when you pass the turn for a place called Brela you have another 0.7 km drive to the restaurant ‘Šampion’ which is located on your left. Take a left turn immediately after the restaurant. After 200 meters take another right turn, drive to a church that will be on your left side but just keep going forward. Drive downhill on the asphalt road until you reach the sea and the beach. We will meet you 50 meters below restaurant 'Burin' near tobacco shop or 'Burin' restaurant on address Put luke 64, 21322 Brela.
60km east of Split, 18km west of Makarska.
Meeting time at 10.30 AM or upon agreement.
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