The most popular island-hopping itinerary is from Split to Dubrovnik via Brač, Hvar and Korčula. This allows you to see the very best of Dalmatia and is relatively easy to do. There are numerous ferries from Split to Supetar on Brač, from where you can cross the island to visit the fabulous (but over-popular) Zlatni rat beach at Bol.
THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ISLAND HOPPING IN CROATIA How to get around The most crucial thing to decide before anything else is how you’d like to explore Croatia. You have a few different options- you can go island hopping in Croatia with on an organized boat tour, rent your own yacht or explore the country by land/ ferry.
Island-Hopping in Croatia Tweet Large downloadable Croatia ferry map for planning your island-hopping trip to Croatia – free download for private use – click on the image to see and save the larger version.
Small-boat Island-Hopping Cruises One way to see the maximum number of islands in a short time is to take an island cruise either with your own boat or as part of a motorized gulet cruise. Several years ago, I opted for a cruise holiday on a small boat and it was the best holiday (of many) I’ve had in Croatia.
Hvar, Croatia. Photograph: Nik Wheeler/Corbis Island-hopping is an easy and affordable way to explore some of the 400 islands scattered along Croatia’s coastline.
Croatia’s islands offer a great glimpse into the culture, cuisine and lifestyle of the Croatian people, as well as possessing some of the world’s most amazing beaches and nature.