5 of the best adventure activities to try in Split, Croatia
Croatia is acclaimed as a holiday destination with so much to do and see. There is a wealth of historical interest, plenty of beaches for relaxing and a diverse landscape that is perfect for a enjoying outdoor activities in Split Croatia offered by Pelican Tours Split.
5 adventure activities to do near Split
Split is edged by the sea and surrounded by a wonderful mixture of mountains, islands and rivers. Whatever your experience and aspirations you’ll discover an adventure activity that is perfect for you.
There are daily kayaking tours from Split that will take you on a four-hour scenic adventure around the Marjan peninsula. The tour is ideal for beginners because it follows a route along the shoreline.
You’ll enjoy an introduction to kayaking, with tips on how to paddle – and then the journey begins, travelling to secluded bays in shady pine forests and pebbled beaches.
Taking place on the beautiful Cetina River, near Split, rafting is an activity that is suitable for everyone. You do not need any experience because you are shown what to do by a rafting guide. All training and equipment is provided, too.
The starting point for the 11km group rafting trip is the picturesque village of Zadvarje. The rafting excursion heads down river and navigates exciting (but not frightening) grade 2 and 3 rapids.
Take an exhilarating slide on a zipwire through a canyon above the River Cetina. There are eight wires to enjoy, from the shortest length of 25 metres, and along a total length of 2100 metres. Yes, that is 2.1km of ziplining! All tuition and safety equipment is provided.
Canyoning is a high adrenaline adventure activity and includes swimming, climbing, scrambling, abseiling and lots of laughs. You could try one of two different canyoning experiences on the River Cetina near Split.
A session for beginners takes you on a tour of hidden gorges with high cliffs, waterfalls, clear pools and thrilling subterranean tunnels. You’ll journey more than two kilometres and descend almost 75 metres.
No experience is required for this outing, apart from a requirement that you can swim, and all kit is provided.
For an Extreme Canyoning session, you should expect high excitement as you descend through fabulous river gorges, over rapids, down waterfalls and all under the guidance of professional leader.
The extreme canyoning Split journey is 2.3km long and will see you descend 73m from it the highest to the lowest point.
You need to be a confident swimmer and bring with you some courage and a fun attitude. All equipment is provided.
The waters of the Adriatic Sea around Split are acclaimed as some of the finest for scuba diving. You can enjoy a couple of different diving tours to see an amazing array of flora and fauna.
A Discovery Scuba Diving Tour takes you to a depth of up to eight metres. The 45-minute session is led by a diving instructor and is suitable for beginners or those with less experience.
An Open Sea Scuba Diving Tour heads to a depth of up to 30 metres and is for experienced divers with a proven licence. This is a thrilling tour with dives at two islands, Brac and Solta, as well as an underwater cave and including a shipwreck.