Thrilling Outdoor Adventure Activities In Croatia

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Written by our local expert SJ

Sarah-Jane has lived in Croatia for 10+ years. SJ, as she is known, has been traveling the Balkans & beyond since 2000. She now shares her passion for traveling with her husband & kids.

Here are our top outdoor adventure activities in Croatia.

Croatia has it all, from the sun & sea, historical sights, and mouth-watering cuisine all the way through to these outdoor adventure activities that will get your heart started!

Check out our adventures below and see what ones you wanna try:

Sailing Croatia

Sailing Croatia - Amazing view to Yacht sailing in open sea at windy day. Drone view - birds eye angle

In my opinion, the very best way to see Croatia is to Sail Croatia. 

Hiking Croatia

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Strap on your boots and explore the best places to hike in Croatia.

Whitewater Rafting

Things to do in Omiš Cetina River Rafting Video - Travel Croatia like a local

Whitewater raft the Cetina River, with grade 2-3 rapids, even kids as young as nine can have fun. 

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This Was Week 1 Into My Plan

Fellow travel writer Ashley suggests Kayaking in Dubrovnik as a great way to fill one day in Dubrovnik.


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WindSurf in Croatia – Photo Credit Zoo Station

Try your hand (and legs) Windsurfing or Kiteboarding in Bol Croatia, on Brač Island and Nin, near Zadar.

Paragliding & Horseriding

Things to do in Omiš - Paragliding - Travel Croatia like a local

Tours begin from many places, including Omiš. We wrote about then and 17 other things to do in Omiš here.


Where to go in Croatia Travel Blog: Omis 2 | Chasing the Donkey
Photo credit: ZipLine Croatia

Thrill-seekers must try Ziplining in Croatia.

Enjoy The Fresh Mountain Air

Paklenica Velebit photo jeep safari chasing horses - Chasing the donkey Croatia Travel Blog
Paklenica Velebit Horses from Jeep Safari

Try a Velebit Mountain photo jeep safari if hiking isn’t your thing. 

Rock Climbing

There is none better than in the Paklenica National Park, but also in many other spots in Croatia.


Beat The Crowds In Slavonia_CYCLING

Exploring Croatia on two wheels, with such picturesque scenery, it makes sense to try a Cycling Croatia vacation.

Now that you have these ideas for outdoor adventures in Croatia, where would you like to start?

Comments (4)

  1. This is a fabulous infographic! So useful for anyone looking for adventure activities in Croatia. Wreck diving sounds awesome

  2. Great advices for all travelers that are planning on having an adventurous holiday in Croatia. As for me I would probably choose horse riding, ziplining and sailing in order to get in touch with all famous features of beautiful holiday in Croatia.

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