Kvarner Bay - Deluxe

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Visiting: Croatia

Boat & Bike

7 nights from £998 to £2342pp
Guiding Guided i
Level Moderate to Challenging i
Standard Deluxe i
Code CR003P
Good For Coasts and Islands, Luxury, Solo
Distance 115mi/185km
Runs May - Oct
Departs Sunday
Fly to Rijeka !
Return from Rijeka !


What to expect

Cycle around the diverse islands of Kvarner Bay, cruising past fissured cliffs and pebble beaches on an adventurous escape with added luxury – look forward to relaxing on a deluxe motor yacht with the best of everything, from superior cabins to a sumptous sun deck. You can make the cycling as easy or adventurous as you like, with optional detours and the choice of electric bikes. The natural landscapes here are breathtaking, so get ready to capture crimson sunsets on camera and spot endangered griffon vultures gliding overhead.

Each island is unique and you’ll ride through wild landscapes and green meadows, smell fragrant pines and discover hidden coves and lunar landscapes. Fortified towns make relaxing places to stop for an espresso or you can cycle to medieval clifftop villages for glass of local wine.

  • Quiet coves, clear waters and verdant forests
  • Beautiful harbour towns and clifftop villages
  • Tranquil cycling with stunning views and memorable sunsets
  • Luxurious motor-yacht accommodation with sun deck

The Trip



  • Day 1 (Sun): Omišalj – Cres

    Make your way to the pretty harbour village of Omišalj, on the island of Krk. Check in from 2pm before setting sail at around 3pm, for Cres where you will then explore the Venetian old town on a guided evening walk.

  • Day 2 (Mon): Islands of Cres & Lošinj 14 miles (23 km)

    Cruise to Martinšcica, on the island’s western shore, and cycle past pine, fig and laurel trees to the artists’ town of Osor for a swim in the crystal waters. Enjoy lunch on board as you motor to the island of Lošinj to Mali Lošinj and enjoy an evening in the colourful harbour.

  • Day 3 (Tue): Islands of Losinj & Molat 12 + 6 miles (20 + 10 km)

    Cycle south along the seafront to the picturesque harbour of Veli Losinj to meet the boat for lunch before crossing to Molat for a relaxing bike ride on this peaceful island of hidden coves and secluded swimming spots.

  • Day 4 (Wed): Island of Dugi Otok - Zadar 26 miles (42 km)

    Cruise past many small islands to the island of Dugi Otok to set off on a cycle tour from the Bay of Božava, passing pine forests and tamarisk trees. Cycle to the northern most point of the island where the lighthouse of Veli Rat stands proudly since 1849. Riding along the islands “Road in the Sky” brings you to a peaceful harbor where you join the boat and sail to Zadar with its fortified walls and Romanesque Basilica.

  • Day 5 (Thu): Islands of Pag & Rab 12 miles (20 km)

    Sail to the wild island of Pag, where stonewalls protect fig and olive trees from the wind. Cycle along a narrow peninsula before cruising to the island of Rab, one of Croatia's smallest islands. Explore the narrow streets and cosy cafes of the medieval capital, where four famous bell towers symbolise the town’s beauty.

  • Day 6 (Fri): Island of Rab & Krk 15 miles (25 km)

    Bike around the pine-covered island of Rab, one of the sunniest places in Europe. Meet the boat in the Old Town to cruise to Jablanac near the Zavratnica fjord before cruising to the neighbouring island of Krk to spend an evening beside the ancient walls of its 3000-year-old capital. 

  • Day 7 (Sat): Island of Krk - Omišalj 28 miles (45km)

    Cycle over Krk’s shrub covered ridge into a valley of vineyards. Arrive in the town of Vrbnik, perched 50 metres above the Adriatic and home to the world’s second narrowest alley and a famous white wine. Cycle past traditional villages and rich vegetation to the town of Omišalj, stopping off for a dip at Soline Bay.

  • Day 8 (Sun): Depart from Omišalj

    Enjoy a final breakfast before checking out by 9am and saying farewell to your crew and fellow passengers.

    Please note: The captain reserves the right to make itinerary changes if required due to changes in weather or other conditions.


Andela Lora

Launched in June 2012, the deluxe Andela Lora is a very elegant motor yacht. She has 17 comfortable, spacious and air-conditioned cabins (10-14m2) with wc and tiled shower cabin, some are three or four bed cabins. Numerous sun beds and mats are available on the spacious sun deck. There is a bathing platform is available at the stern – offering easy access to swim in the sea. 

  • Andela Lora

  • View from the bow

  • Andela Lora

  • Andela Lora

  • Sun Deck

  • Rear Deck

  • Saloon

  • Sun Deck

  • Twin Cabin

  • Triple Cabin

Dates & Prices

Please click on a departure date for price options at a glance - 2020 departures on sale

Price includes

  • 7 nights accommodation aboard the deluxe class Andela Lora
  • Board basis: 4 x full board and 3 x half board
  • English speaking tour guide on board and on bike
  • Overview maps for the daily tours (on board) 
  • Welcome meeting

Price excludes

  • Flights and transfers
  • Bike hire
  • Cycle helmets (mandatory)
  • €30 per person visitors tax & €20 per person unlimited still bottled water, paid locally
  • Drinks & tips on board
  • Journey to Omisalj/Krk Island

Price reductions

  • 3rd person sharing cabin with 2 full paying guests - 50% (triple cabin price shown on calendar already includes reduction)

Please contact us for 2020 itinerary

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Bike Hire & Extras

Bike hire

Pannier is included at no extra cost when you hire a bike

21 Gear Hybrid Bike
Bike hire

21-gear hybrid bicycle

E-bike hire -2019 departures

9-gear Cube Cross Hybrid Pro Allroad 500 (28") 

E-bike hire -2019 departures

9-gear Cube Cross Hybrid Pro Allroad 500 (28") 


You can add these when you price your trip


Group transfer from Rijeka airport or train station to Omišalj on embarkation day
Group transfer from Omišalj to Rijeka airport or train station on disembarkation day
Group transfer from Zagreb Centre on embarkation day (11:30 am)
Group transfer from Zagreb airport on embarkation day (12:15 pm)
Group transfer from Omišalj to Zagreb airport (8 am departure)

How to Get There

Getting there

Fly to Rijeka (airport on Krk Island close to Omisalj), Trieste, Pula, Zagreb or Ljubljana

A group transfer is available from Zagreb airport (departs at 12.15 pm on the arrival day) Please call for details.

Taxis are available from Rijeka to Omisalj which takes approx. 20min.

Bus (Bus Croatia) is available from all other airports to Omisalj. This takes between 2 and 4 hrs. Alternativley a transfer can be booked through us. Please call us for more details and cost.

Getting back

A group transfer is available to Zagreb airport (departs at 8 am on the departure day) Please call for details

Taxis are available to Rijeka from Omisalj which takes approx. 20min. 

Bus (Bus Croatia) is available to all other airports to Omisalj. This takes between 2 and 4 hrs. Alternativley a transfer can be booked through us. Please call us for more details and cost.

Fly from Rijeka (airport on Krk Island close to Omisalj), Trieste, Pula, Zagreb or Ljubljana

News, Reviews & FAQs


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Can I stay on the boat during the day and not cycle?

Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling. 

Why is this tour good for solo cyclists?

There is the option to book a same sex shared cabin with no supplement.

What is the average temperature on this tour?



Can the boat cater for special dietary requirements?

Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement. 

How much space will I have in my cabin?

There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.

What's the etiquette with crew tips?

Tips are at your own discretion, an envelope is always left in the cabins on the last day.

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From booking to boarding the flight home we had faultless service. Punctuality, friendly staff and comfort on board a spotlessly clean ship all added to our total enjoyment of this holiday. The cycle tours were challenging with spectacular scenery on well-maintained bikes. Food on board was varied, delicious and plentiful. The town tours and surprise visits were informative and free from any additional expense .Probably the best holiday we have ever had - if only England had beaten Croatia in the football match!!! (The fireworks and celebrations in Zadar that night were a compensation)

Peter Barber, UK, July 2018

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