Published by Paul Joseph from Travelmag.
One of the jewels in Croatia’s crown, historic Dubrovnik is a magical place to explore – and can be made even more memorable by booking onto a private tour.
Renowned for its distinctive Old Town encircled with huge 16th-century stone walls and home to a magnificent patchwork of architectural styles, Dubrovnik is one of Europe’s most visually arresting destinations. If you’d like to explore the city as part of a guided tour, several private tours for small groups of family or friends are available. We’ve compared 5 of the best private Dubrovnik tours currently available.
Dubrovnik and Old Town Private Guided Day Tour
It may be virtually surrounded by glistening water, but Dubrovnik is a delight to behold even without leaving dry land. Starting with a pick-up in Split, this exclusive private tour invites you to marvel at the stunning architecture of the city’s historic Old Town while strolling down its cobbled streets and around the city walls. Accompanying you will be an experienced guide who will regale you with fascinating stories and facts about the city as you walk. The tour can also be customised to your group’s specific preferences and requirements. From €732 per group (max 20 people)
Half-Day Private Boat Trip to Elafiti Islands
One of the most memorable private boat tours from Dubrovnik, this 4-hour excursion lets you discover the majesty of the Elafiti archipelago as part of an intimate group. After meeting your guide on the dock at Gruz harbour, you’ll board your boat to begin your adventure. Over the ensuing hours, you’ll enjoy the breath-taking scenery of Kolocep, Lopud, and Sipan islands with music and drinks, plus the choice of some local cuisine for an extra charge. Island highlights include the amazing blue lights in the Blue Cave on Kolocep, and the chance to kick back on Šunj beach, the only beach in the area with natural sand. The tour price includes hotel pick-up and drop-off. From €401 per group (max 7 people)
Romantic Sunset Sailing Adventure
The waters around Dubrovnik are truly magical and never more so than at sunset. Ideal for loved-up couples, this 2-hour romantic sunset sailing trip lets you watch the warm glow of the sun on the water as you drift along aboard a comfortable sailboat. Departing from the curved Bay of Lapad, you’ll take in views of the tree-lined shore and turquoise waters, and admire the walls, domes, and red-roofed buildings of the Old Town. As you sail, you can set your own course, with your captain on hand to navigate the waters in whichever direction you please. You can even take the helm under the tutelage of the captain for a crash course in sailing yourself. From €165 per group (max 8 people)