The Best Speedboat Tours from Split
For several years now, Split has seen a big raise of boat tours that are in offer. Since the initial idea of the 5 island boat tour itinerary (which was first introduced a few years ago), the tour name, the destinations and and the small group experience really impressed the tourists and it gain amazing popularity. As there is now such a huge interest in the "Blue Cave and the 5 island tour experience", most boats operate only this tour as the interest in any other itinerary is much lower. So here you will see almost exclusively speedboat tours to the blue cave. There are a few exceptions, most notably speedboat tours to the Blue Lagoon, which are half day tours and a good alternative if you only have half a day to spend on a boat trip.
Regarding the type of speedboats that are in offer, a lot of them are inflatable speedboats with jockey seats for up to 12 passengers + 2 staff members. They are absolutely secure and safe to ride (in the case of bad weather the tour might get canceled regardless of the boat type). You can also expect them to have some plastic covers in case of rain or winds that might otherwise make you wet or uncomfortable.
Recently however a lot of them are upgrading to really beautiful plastic or even metal hull boats, which are more like a yacht, having a hard top cover where you are absolutely covered from all sides and safe from the sun, the winds and the sea and have decks that allow for sunbathing and a convenient way to climb on board from the sea. These boats also tend to have a toilet on board (which the inflatable ones don't have) but the tours with these type of speedboats are usually more expensive.
Speedboat Tours to the Blue Cave and the 5 Island Boat Tour
Since the first introduction, this itinerary really exploded in popularity and it's now hard to find any other speedboat tour. There is a good reason for it - you get to visit several of the best sights in the vicinity of Split in a single day. Speedboats enable you to quickly hop from one island to the other any have the opportunity to briefly stop and enjoy each place. So here is the list of the locations that are usually visited: the Blue Cave (island Biševo), a cave which due to a underwater passage where light is passing through, is colored in an amazing shade of blue. Next is the Green cave (island Ravnik), an similarly beautiful cave but in this case you have the opportunity to swim in it and take a 10 meter high dive over the entrance of the cave. The Stiniva Beach (island Vis), a beautiful beach surrounded by amazing cliffs which for an amazing bay. The Pakleni islands, or more known as Hells islands, a beautiful island archipelago which is one of the most popular anchorage place for yachts and sailboats. And finally the city of Hvar (island Hvar), a beautiful Mediterranean city and a very important historical harbor. All those places combined make for one amazing day tour and you cannot go wrong. View all speedboat tours to the Blue cave from Split.
Speedboat Tours to the Blue Lagoon and Trogir
The alternative speedboat tour, a half day experience, is visiting the Blue Lagoon, an amazing bay on the island Krknjaši, very close to Split. These tours are fantastic when you want to experience swimming in one of the cleanest seas and and ideal place if you enjoy snorkeling. Apart from the visit to the Blue Lagoon, most tours make a stop to Trogir (an amazing small historical town situated 30 km north from Split) for a quick sightseeing tour. View all speedboat tours to the Blue Lagoon from Split.
What are the best selling Split speedboat tours?
The best selling speedboat tours in Split are:
What is the price of Split speedboat tours?
The price of Split speedboat tours start from 55€ per person. Here are some tours with prices for your reference:
How much in advance should I book speedboat tours in Split?
It is recommended to book Split speedboat tours at least a 2-3 days in advance, but you might find some availability even a day before.
What payment options are available for booking Split speedboat tours?
For all tours you can pay online by credit card. Some tours also offer the possibility to make a reservation online and pay in cash on the day of the tour. Here is the list of Split speedboat tours
that have "book without a credit card" option.
What is the duration of Split speedboat tours?
Split speedboat tours have multiple options:
When do Split speedboat tours start?
Split speedboat tours start in the morning and afternoon. Please check tour descriptions to view the exact departure times.
What are the main visited attractions on Split speedboat tours?
These are the most visited attractions on Split speedboat tours:
- Hvar (Island Hvar)
- Pakleni islands (Hells islands)
- Blue cave
- Vis (Island Vis)
- Blue lagoon
What other cruises, sailing & water tours are available in Split?
Apart from speedboat tours, here are some other types of cruises, sailing & water tours worth checking out:
What if the weather is bad on the day of the tour, do I get a refund?
Usually tours operate in light rain as well, but in case the weather is really bad and the tour operator decides to cancel the tour, you will be offered to join the tour on an alternative date or be offered a full refund.
What is the cancellation policy for Split speedboat tours?
For most tours you are free to cancel up to 24 hours before the tour start. Some tours however might have stricter cancellation policies and are described on each individual tour offer.
How to book Split speedboat tours?
You can make a booking online on our website or if you have some problems with the online booking process you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our guests personal experiences on Split Speedboat Tours
Split Speedboat Tours
Booking Process ist ok, ist Standard. I just wondering about the definition about adults - Age 3-99. That may irritate Families If there ist no additional explanation, why this is so. I can say, my Kids had the most fun of all, that means the same price adult/Kids ist more than fair.
The boat ist new, comfortable, fast and stable. Especialy the lying area at stern is a highlight.
The Crew, especialy the Skipper ist an authentic smart and cool guy.
My recomendation ist to book a privat tour, to be more flexible if needed :)
Next time i will book similar Setup, or better the same boat :)
Good time to all!!
Dietmar W., Croatia
On excursion: Luxury Blue Lagoon tour from Split - drinks, snacks included
Simple and efficient booking process with Happy To Visit. Quick confirmation and good customer service.
Reminder message the night before confirming pick up time and place was a nice touch.
Early start but well worth it, what a fabulous day out.
Mayer Charter Hosts were welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable.
Beautiful islands with plenty of time to explore, swim or eat. Blue Cave unfortunately closed due to tide levels (Mother Nature for you!) but guides adjusted times elsewhere to make the most of our day.
Bit disappointed in Green Caves (for the cost) but if this goes toward conservation and protection of the gorgeous clean waters then money well spent.
Hvar on the other hand was stunning, and the hike up to the castle is well worth the views from the top.
The open water ride out and back was extremely rough due to the wind & waves, but handled expertly by Anthony. Felt completely at ease and safe in his hands.
Top tip for the ladies though, wear a sports bra..,a bikini just doesn’t cut-it bumping over the waves!! 🤣
A fun filled day trip which I’d highly recommend, thank you Mayer Charter and Happy to Visit 💯👍
On excursion: Blue Cave - Five Islands Tour from Split
It was a lovely trip, we had the chance to visit the places without much crowd given that the previous day it rained.
The guides were very kind and showed us a lot of exciting places.
They made a pre-reservation to a restaurant in case you wanted to have lunch there. We did not know about this and for this reason, we prepared our own lunch. It would have been great if we had known this beforehand given that the restaurant looked really nice.
They give you enough time to visit and take pictures of every destination. They also help you all the time to get in and out of the boat.
The trip was at some times a bit abrupt because there were big waves. This was a bit scary sometimes. But the guides knew how to minimize the impact and we felt safe almost all the time.
Marta E., Spain
On excursion: Blue Cave Tour with Luxury Boat from Split