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As suggested, these island were a part of a larger organised trip that we went on. They are very nice islands and are maintained well in that the water is crystal clear and there's not much litter around.
All the Pakleni Islands are beautiful.
Need good warm weather 75 degree F
To really enjoy , Sun. Swim .
Suggestion, purchase tickets from Delani Excursions at Hvar Marina .
They are EXCELLENT & Price is right .
Beautiful place to visit, just across from Hvar. We rented a private boat with captain, 4 people, 4 hours for 200 euros. It is a fun trip, we stopped at 3 hot-spots for swimming and 1 place have restaurants and bar. The water is not...More
Re-visited Croatia after many years absence – my, it's got busy! We sailed at the end of the season, and we were unlucky with the unexpectedly wet/windy weather, but everywhere was packed. No chance in mooring outside Hvar, so hopped across to Pakleni and opted...More
I’m very glad I read these reviews - our group of 3 decided to hire a boat and it was the best decision! We came across Antonio and his little boat “shop” in the little cove (U.Majerovica) just past Hula Hula bar. We got a...More
If you can afford the expense of renting a boat for the day, the Pakleni Islands (often translated as Hell's Islands) is a beautiful trip. The sea is crystal clear and beautifully warm. It wouldn't be difficult to find a more secluded beach where you...More
I don’t think you need a licence to drive a small boat - we hired a 20hp boat and there are plenty stalls along Hvar’s main port area that do boat rental for a day. We walked away from the main area past Hula Hula beach bar... More
I don’t think you need a licence to drive a small boat - we hired a 20hp boat and there are plenty stalls along Hvar’s main port area that do boat rental for a day. We walked away from the main area past Hula Hula beach bar and hired ours from a guy called Antonio. 900kn for a 20hp boat with steering wheel seems the average price.
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For bareboat charter in Croatia it is a necessary to have a valid skipper’s license and license to operate radio station according to the Croatian regulation. Croatian citizen often need a boat... More
For bareboat charter in Croatia it is a necessary to have a valid skipper’s license and license to operate radio station according to the Croatian regulation. Croatian citizen often need a boat skipper license category B, while others must have a license that is on the list of recognized certificates issued by the Ministry. Also you can get skipper license in Croatia or hire a skipper for charter.
There are several categories of Croatian licenses issued by the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure. You will obtain international skippers license.
1.) Boat Skipper category A
- is authorized to operate with boats up to 7m with engine power up to 15KW
- navigation area III and IV
2.) Boat Skipper category B
- is authorized to operate pleasure boats up to 30GT or charter boats up to 30GT without proffesional crew
- navigation area III and IV
3.) Boat Skipper category C
- is authorized to operate with any kind of boats up to 30GT
- navigation area I, II and all world’s seas
4.) Yacht Master category A and B
- is authorised to operate with any kind of boats up to 100GT for A category and up to 500 for B category
- navigation area on all world’s seas
Exams for boat skipper categories A and B are quite simple and accessible to everyone.
The exam can be passed in each port of authorities in Croatia. Exams are usualy organised once in week. The exam covers only the theoretical part and last few hours. The exam price and fees, are determined by Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure. All licenses issued by Croatian ministry are acceptable in whole world as Croatia is a member of European Maritime Council.
Following documents are required for exam:
1. completed form for acces to exam and fee of 40,00 kuna
2. two recent photographs 2,5 cm x 3,5 cm
3. copy of ID card and/or passport copy
4. confirmation of payment for exam