What's included

  • 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, cheese tasting, beer tasting
    4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, cheese tasting, beer tasting
  • 4 nights based on sharing twin rooms
    4 nights based on sharing twin rooms
  • All activities with a local Flash Pack guide & driver throughout the tour
    All activities with a local Flash Pack guide & driver throughout the tour
  • Max 14
    Max 14
  • Private minibus, kayaks, catamaran & airport pickup any time on day 1
    Private minibus, kayaks, catamaran & airport pickup any time on day 1

Sure, you could visit somewhere in Europe that’s well known for being well known, but that would be like re-watching the same movie a zillion times. And you’d be missing out on the AWESOME BEAUTY of Croatia. Bursting with gushing waterfalls and turquoise lakes, this is the perfect setting for endless kayaking and picnicking. We’ve also fixed up authentic beer and cheese tasting, and no trip to the Dalmatian Coast is complete without some sandy downtime (hello, 13th century islands with hidden beaches). So whether you’re stumbling across one of the Med’s finest beaches or drinking beer in Zagreb, you’re sure to discover a vibrant culture full of hidden gems (we won’t tell if you don’t…)

  • Explore Zagreb and enjoy local beer tasting
  • Kayak the waterfalls of the Mreznica river
  • Hike the Plitvice lakes with an expert guide
  • Stay in a medieval style boutique hotel near the Plitvice lakes
  • Uncover Renaissance treasures on a 13th Century island hideaway
  • Stay in a traditional village boutique hotel in the heart of the national park
  • Take a catamaran to the island of Hvar and relax by the beach
  • Go cheese tasting on a local farm


Day 1: Zoom around Zagreb

Touch down in Zagreb and get ready to dive head first into adventure – and into Croatia’s gin clear waters. Once you’ve settled into your hotel, your tour guide will then whisk you round the city on a whistle stop tour to ensure maximum beer-drinking time later on. During a busy afternoon of sightseeing, prepare to enjoy (*deep breath*) the Upper Town, the Cathedral, the Stone Gate, St Mark’s Church, Ban Jelačić and plenty of other places of note, before heading to one of Zagreb’s coolest bars. Here, we’ve laid on a beer tasting for you, where you can taste the difference between unpasteurised, unfiltered lagers and bond over beer.

More +

Start your adventure in Zagreb

Zagreb at night

Enjoy its awesome nightlife

The colourful tiled roof of the Church of St. Mark

Beer tasting in Zagreb, the best way to bond

Meet the other flashpackers over ber

Meet the other Flashpackers over beer

Take a stroll down the lively street of Tkalciceva


After a big breakfast to soak up last night’s beer, you’ll head off to a family farm for yet another tasting event. Nestled in the unspoilt village of Točak, Novković farm boasts a mini cheese factory which uses old-school crafting materials to perform the necessary magic with the curd. Once you’ve eaten your way through all eight cheeses, it’s time to get physical. This afternoon we’ll be conquering Mrežnica’s kayaking territory with its emerald, free-flowing river and unspoilt woods – the perfect backdrop for this Mrežnica kayak safari. Beginners need not be afraid – not only will you receive expert instructions, but the waters here offer a good, safe ride and the kayaks are easy to navigate. Your waterborne adventure features impressive white cliffs, 5-8m waterfalls and lush vegetation, and you’ll picnic by one of the tallest cascading waterfalls on the Mrežnica for the ultimate lunch location. We’ll then continue south to your boutique hotel in the Plitvice Lakes region, prepare to get up close and personal with some spectacular scenery.

More +
Croatia adventure holiday

Feel awesome kayaking down 5-8m waterfalls

This is ideal for first time kayakers

Plitvice Lakes adventure holiday

Jump, swim & kayak Croatia's waterfalls

Europe Kayaking Adventures

This is some of the best kayaking in Europe

Croatia Group Adventure

Enjoy your sun-soaked surroundings

Double up on the kayaks with a fellow Flashpacker

Paddle down the shimmering waters of Mrezina River

Get ready for some awesome kayaking

Europe Kayaking Adventures

This is perfect for beginners

Kayaking in Croatia

After kayaking we will head south to Plitvice Lakes


Rise and shine to the sounds of the forest, fresh for a morning of exploring your scenic surroundings. We’re getting back to nature on a guided hike around the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Wrapped in a lush forest cloak, Plitvice Lakes is one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During a four hour guided walk around the turquoise waters you’ll discover its sixteen terraced lakes that are joined together by almost a hundred cascading waterfalls. Feel the refreshing spray of the plunging waters as we hike our way through this beautiful park, winding up the wooden walkways for great views and photo opportunities. Afterwards, we’ll then hit the road on a scenic 4 hour drive to the coastal city of Split. The great bars here are perfect for chilling out with a glass of wine and enjoying the view.

More +
Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Hike around the emerald lakes of Plitvice

Visit the stunning lakes of Croatia

The colours here are incredible

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

This might be one of the most beautiful places in Europe

Walk along its peaceful walkways

Capture the ultimate social media snaps

Plitvice Lakes adventure holiday

Take in the perfect lakeside views

Arrive in scenic Split

Important notes

Fly into: Franjo Tuđman Airport in Zagreb

Fly out of: Resnik Airport in Split

Please be aware that the itinerary, activities and hotels are subject to change. These changes can happen with little notice due to availability, poor weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control. From time to time we may also make changes to your itinerary to try out new ideas and keep things fresh.

We take safety very seriously on Flash Pack adventures, click here to learn more.

Flashpacker reviews

More adventure trips

Feefo logo
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Number of days 4 days
Number of people Max 14

Wild Slovenia

  • Paddle board across the serene beauty of Lake Bled
  • Stay in peaceful glamping huts with your very own hot tubs
  • Go canyoning through the streams and lagoons of the Bohinj Valley
  • Get back to nature on a hike around Slovenia's largest lake
  • Discover the charming beauty of Slovenia's capital on a river boat
  • Go on an pub crawl through lively Ljubljana
View details
Feefo logo
Number of days 9 days
Number of people Max 14

Magical Morocco

  • Soak in the sights of the vibrant Marrakech
  • Hike the stunning heights of the Atlas Mountains
  • Glamp in amazing tents at a luxury desert glamping site
  • Saddle up for a sunset camel ride across Agafay Desert
  • Follow in the footsteps of Game of Thrones with a visit to Essaouira
  • Enjoy surfing lessons and beach yoga at the surfer's paradise of Taghazout
View details
Feefo logo
Finland Northern Lights
Number of days 4 days
Number of people Max 14

A Finland Wonderland

  • Glamp beneath the Northern Lights in a luxury dome
  • Slice across the snow on a snowmobile safari
  • Go on a husky safari in search of the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy a reindeer sleigh ride through this winter wonderland
  • Go cross-country skiing with an expert instructor (for beginners)
  • Warm up by roaring fires and in steamy saunas
View details
Feefo logo
South Africa swimming with seals
Number of days 13 days
Number of people Max 14

South Africa Garden Route

  • Climb Table Mountain and abseil part of the way down
  • Paddle board alongside the penguins of Cape Town
  • Swim with seals in Plettenberg Bay and go whale watching in Hermanus
  • Stay in a luxury lodge and go on incredible safaris & bush walks
  • Enjoy a surfing lesson on the waves of Kynsna Lagoon
  • Go vineyard hopping and wine tasting in Stellenbosch
View details
Feefo logo
Flash Pack Myanmar adventure for solo travellers
Number of days 12 days
Number of people Max 14

Myanmar Mysteries

  • Bathe elephants at rescued elephant camp
  • Cruise around Bagan on a bicycle tour
  • Relax on a private boat cruise along the Ayeyarwady river
  • Enjoy a sunset tour of Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Meet a Kayan tribe and feast on a jungle picnic
  • Go truly off the beaten path to parts of Myanmar only just opened to tourists
View details
Feefo logo
Jordan adventure for solo travellers in their 30s & 40s
Number of days 8 days
Number of people Max 14

Jaw-dropping Jordan

  • Visit spectacular Petra and admire one of the new Seven Wonders of the World
  • See Petra at night lit up by 1500 candles
  • Swim in the iconic buoyancy of the Dead Sea
  • Glamp in the beautiful Wadi Rum Desert
  • Go canyoning through the awesome Wadi Mujib
  • Stay in amazing boutique hotels and award winning ecolodges
View details

Talk to us

Have a question? Fill out the box below and we will email you straight back. Alternatively feel free to call on the number above (London, New York or Melbourne) or request a call back. If you want to keep it informal then hit the live chat option below or drop us a Text / WhatsApp. You’re one step away from an awesome adventure. 

Want to arrange a call back from a Travel Escape Artist? Slot in a time below and we will call you. We have offices in London & Australia so during the week we nearly have a 24 hour operation. Hurry as these time slots (based on GMT) get booked up fast!

Call me later

Let’s keep it casual and communicate by text or a WhatsApp. Hit the number below (on mobiles) and we will message you back. We won’t call you unless you ask us. *UK text rates apply so use WhatsApp if you are overseas*

Our Number