Pre-Trip-Information-Croatia-Krapanj


PRE-TRIP INFORMATION – KRAPANJ ISLAND, CROATIA

Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip to Krapanj Island, Croatia. The contact number of our team on location is +3864065563 (Matjaz). You can also reach the Hotel Spongiola desk at +385 22 348 900 or Mob: +385913337505 (Nino), [email protected].

Meeting Time:

First day of the trip at 18.30 pm at Hotel Spongiola, Krapanj Island, Croatia. http://www.spongiola.com . If for some reason you cannot arrive by that time, it is fine and we will do a short briefing with you the next day.

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/osQ4rZ2KRAn

Finish Time:
The last day of the trip at 10.00 am.

Travel Info:

Please feel free to contact each other regarding travel times, arrivals and transfers. You can contact the hotel directly at [email protected] to arrange a transfer from the airport or town (Split or Zadar). If you have booked it already, then no further action is needed. From Split airport, the cost is 100 Eur for up to four persons plus 10 Eur extra for each additional person, and 110 Eur for up to four persons plus 10 Eur extra for each additional person from Zadar airport. Paid in cash on location in Euros. The transfer takes you straight to the hotel ferry boat and across to the island. You can also travel from Split or Zadar airport by local bus and enjoy the scenic drive along the coast. We advise you to have some local currency KUNA for such travel.

Once you get to Brodarica village, please call Hotel Spongiola desk Tel: +38522348900 or Mob: +385913337505 (Nino) and they will send a boat across to pick you up at Zlatna Ribica restaurant dock.  www.zlatna-ribica.hr

Buses from Split airport leave to Trogir (Yellow colour, no 37) every 20 min (cost is about 2 Euro) and then from Trogir to Brodarica (Sibenik / Rijeka direction) every 30 min or 1 hour. The cost is around 8 Euro.

Buses from Zadar airport are matched with flight arrivals and take you to the main bus station in Zadar from where you continue with a different bus to Sibenik (Brodarica) town.

Pre-book online local Croatian buses in advance via: https://getbybus.com/en/

Additional hotel stay: 
If you require additional nights’ accommodation please contact hotel Spongiola at [email protected].

Important Tips:
a) PDF Trip Notes: https://bit.ly/3hPdfjn

b) Items To Bring (Packing List):
In addition to normal items, we recommend the following: at least 2 swimming costumes, at least 2 pairs of swimming goggles (one clear and one tinted recommended), sweater/fleece, sun hat, small daypack, waterproof sun cream and jacket (windstopper), light walking shoes and sandals or aqua shoes. Optional: Swim cap, water bottle, rash vest, fins.

We will provide you with our Croatian swim caps, water bottles and towels to use on the trip! 

c) The local currency is EUR. The hotel takes card payments and there is an ATM on the island. It is recommended to have some Euros in cash to pay for the bus or transfer journey and meals not included in the trip. Many local restaurants only takes cash.

d) Please upload your travel health insurance to your account online. We also advise you to have a printed copy with you on paper. This is a requirement to swim with us! See our website for more info: https://www.strel-swimming.com/travel-insurance/

e) Water bottle. Please bring one marked (with your name) water bottle for the trip to take on the boat.

We have also included a few basic English-Croatian words.

We hope you all enjoy our Croatian swimming adventure! 

The warm Adriatic sea is waiting for you!

Best regards and safe travel,

Strel Swimming Team