Traveling by sea is very popular in Croatia mainly because of the geographical position of the country and its natural maritime surrounding. During whole year, boats and ferries sail the Adriatic Sea connecting major Croatian ports with almost all inhabited islands and coastal towns. Good maritime connections offer passengers comfortable and unique voyage.
Besides standard boat and ferry services, during summer, tourists often go on coastal cruising with old wooden sailboats. These types of voyages are offered by almost all domestic tourist agencies and are very well accepted by tourists because they offer unique possibility of exploring Croatian coast and numerous islands.
Maritime Companies in Croatia
The majority of ferry and boat routes in Croatia are operated by national maritime company Jadrolinija, but there are also other companies which maintain ferry and shipping lines between islands and mainland like Rapska plovidba, Loąinjska plovidba and SEM Marina. Information about available shipping and ferry lines, timetables and ticket prices can be found on the official web sites of the mentioned maritime companies.