Day trip by boat from Novigrad to Rovinj and Limski Kanal

This page shows a fish picnic by boat Matek from Novigrad (Istria). By clicking on the "Online reservationa" button, an online application is launched that displays the available dates and the exact departure points of the boat or bus. By continuing the process, it is also possible to book an excursion.

Description of the tourist boat

Boat Matek, Novigrad.The boat is 18 meters long and 5 m wide. Maximum speed is 11 knots, has 2 toilets, bar, kitchen. Throughout the width and almost the entire length stretches the upper sunbathing terrace that can be covered with a slight awning. It is built from high quality oak, ash and teak varieties. This boat is a beautiful example of traditional wooden boat construction in Croatia.

The plan of the trip

Geographical map with a plan of excursion with the boat MatekDeparture from Novigrad at 9:00. Panoramic ride along the coast of Lanterna, Poreč, Funtana, and Vrsar without disembarkation. Upon arrival in Rovinj, organized is lunch on the boat and sightseeing or free time for your own program. It is possible, for example, to visit the Rovinj aquarium (here, for example, crab and octopus). The pause lasts for 2 hours. Following is the voyage to the Lim Channel, with the disembarkation at the Pirate Cave. Here you can swim or relax in the café. This pause lasts from 45 to 90 minutes, depending on the weather conditions. The return to Novigrad is planed around 17:30. Among the boat trips from Novigrad or Umag, this is the only one with a stop at the Lim Channel.

Licensed guide

The tour of the town Rovinj leaded by licensed  guide.On this excursion, the places on the coast and islands that tourists see during the boat ride are described by a standard licensed guide. Also, during the break in Rovinj, after lunch, he is leading a tour of the town with interested passengers. A walking tour leads to the Church of St. Euphemia. The town is full of cultural sight. Compulsory languages are: Croatian, English, German and Italian. During the return to Novigrad is possible animation, dance, etc, in accordance with the wishes of passengers.

Food and drink

Lunch on board, most often in Rovinj or in Lim Channel.Welcome drink and lunch with drinks is included in the price. Lunch is prepared and served on a boat during the ride (most often in Rovinj), consisting of grilled fish (mackerel) and chicken meat from the grill, bread and cabbage salad. The third option is vegetarian menu. Lunch includes unlimited consumption of wine, mineral water and juice.

Price is €50.00 for adults. Children from 0 to 6.99 years are free and from 7 to 13.99 pay half price. Children must be accompanied by adult persons. Pets on request.

How to find the ship?

Departure point.On the excursion guests can come individually or using organized transport.

For guests arriving alone we will give you an address and a link to Google Street.
Boat is on the pier behind building with address: Mandrač 9, 52466, Novigrad. To help find a ship, follow this link. Parking at this address is not possible from 15th of June until 15th of September.
Organized shuttle is available at the following prices: €5 for the adults, €2.5 for the children from 7 to 13.99 and free for the children from 0 to 6.99 years. Standard departure times are: Kanegra at 7:45, Savudrija at 7,55, Umag at 8:10, campsite Park Umag at 8:20 and campsite Mareda at 8:30.
For guests not in or near Novigrad, it is good to know more about boat excursions from another places in Istria.

How to book?

  • You can send an inquiry by e-mail. We will send you the offer by which you can pay the full amount or deposit in advance and the rest in cash upon departure.
  • You can send your name, mobile phone number and address in Croatia. Payment will be in cash on departure. The agency will check the address and accept the application.
  • Also, you can try our online booking, as follows.

In variant #1, the price for adults is €50.00 and includes guide, and lunch with drinks.

In variant#2, (with a bus shuttle) the price for adults is €55.00 and includes: bus shuttle, welcome drink, guide, and lunch with drinks.

Travel tickets (vouchers) can be printed or in electronic form. For other days of travel (if necessary) send us an inquiry.