FAQ: CROATIA ADVENTURE WEEK
- Who can join Adventure week program?
Anyone in reasonable health and fitness can attend Adventure week. This does not mean one has to be in a great fitness shape.
The minimum age for a child is 8 years but a child can be younger and phisically active. There is no maximum age although anyone over 60 should be in good health and perhaps consult with a physician if you have any concerns. If you are pregnant we do not suggest Adventure Week.
- Do I have to have some special skills? Is some kind of experience necessary?
Our activities are suitable for individuals with no experience. At the beginning of every tour, instructors hold safety briefing explaining each activity. All safety instructions are given ensuring all participants are able to perform the activity. Weather conditions are always taken into consideration.
- Where are we accommodated?
You are accommodated in Zadvarje village; a picturesque little village with stone houses, 45 minutes from Split and 35 minutes from Makarska.
- What is provided?
Accommodation in a private house, 3 activities (rafting, canyoning and kayaking + bicycles to use) and half board services. Optional activities, transfers or bike rental are offered for an additional fee.
- What should I take with me?
Sunscreen, insect repellent, shorts, sandals/shoes, sunglasses, some warm clothing, hat, waterproof jacket, lunch and high energy snack fruits, towel, change of clothes, camera.
- Are meals included?
Half board is included, breakfast and dinner. Additional meals can be bought for 12-15€ per person in the village. Prices are a bit higher if you go to Split or Makarska, 15-20€ per person.
- How much money should I take with me?
You will need wnough money to cover lunches, some dinners, shopping, entrance fees to some attractions, souvenirs and drinks. Here are some approximate costs:
Coffee € 1 – € 1,5
Capuccino, Latte € 1,5 – €2
Soft drink €2
Beer € 2
Glass of wine €2 – €7
Ice cream (1 scoop) €1
Typical lunch (seafood risotto, vegetarian meal, fried calamari, local minced meet, grilled fish) €6 – €10
- Are there ATM’s in the village?
There is an ATM in neighbouring village, 2 minutes driving distance from Zadvarje.
- Can I book as an individual?
Yes, you can. Additional payment for single room is 25% of the package price.
You might be accommodated alone but you will be doing activities with the rest of the people who booked on that day.
- Do you arrange flights? Do weeks start at a certain day e.g. Saturday?
No, we don’t arrange flights. You need to book flights on your own. Flights towards Split airport can be found here: http://www.split-airport.hr/index.php?lang=en
Transfer from airport to the village and back is included in price.
Adventure Week usually starts on Saturday but if you can’t find flights we are flexible to start on other days if there is availability.
- What happens in case of bad weather conditions?
Adventure Dalmatia holds right to cancel/reschedule the order of activities in case of bad weather conditions.
- How is the river temperature?
Average river temperature is 15-16°C. Water runs approximately 8-10 m3/s on a rafting section and 1-2m3/s on a canyoning section.
- How are optional tours operated?
For optional tours you can contact your host in the village.
- How and when should I make a reservation?
You can request a reservation online. Start at our Reservations page and fill in the form. Our staff will reply as soon as possible.
Certain days during the season sell out quickly, so we encourage contacting our office to check for availability. While reservations are required in advance, last-minute reservations are welcome 2-3 weeks ahead. As long as thee is available space, we are happy to accommodate you – even at the last minute.
- How do I pay for the program?
You can pay the 20% deposit per person on our bank account and then the balance at the spot.
- Does the price include insurance?
Persuant to the Law on Providing services in Tourism, Article 56, paragraph 3, all clients are insured by Adventure Dalmatia.