Rent a Boat in Šibenik
You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Šibenik on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats
and more in Šibenik and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation
or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats.
Why rent a boat in Sibenik
Šibenik is a fantastic sailing location, with so much reachable by boat. There are a multitude of islands with beautiful coves where you can snorkel or scuba dive. Venture along the coastline and stop at the delightful little villages that take your fancy or navigate to the Kornati Islands and explore Kornati National Park. With a boat rental in Šibenik, you can discover Croatia from a different point of view and use your accommodation as a form of transport to travel comfortably on the magnificent Adriatic Sea.
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Šibenik?
Renting a boat in Šibenik costs from 80 $ per day in low season and from 561 $ for a week. In high season, the price of renting a boat in Šibenik begins from 128 $ per day and from 766 $ for a week.
Is it possible to rent a boat in Šibenik with or without a skipper?
Renting a boat in Šibenik with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. You can rent a boat in Šibenik without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
What to do in Šibenik?
With the Kornati islands so close, island hopping is irresistible in this Adriatic oasis. Tailor your itinerary to your own pace and sail to your desired islands and islets of choice. Motorboat rentals are perfect for island hopping and exploring, allowing you to get to your destination quicker, in an utterly luxurious manner.
Šibenik itself is a beautiful Croatian city with a national park nearby as well as many wine vineyards and olive tree plantations where provincial wine and olive oil is cultivated. You can visit various vineyards for tours and sampling of these fine Croatian creations.
St. James’ Cathedral is one of Europe’s largest religious buildings built solely from stone as opposed to brick or wood structure. If you’re looking for the perfect Instagram snap, St. Michael’s Fortress has incredible panoramic views including the Kornati Islands. The fortress is also used frequently as a venue for many concerts and events held throughout the year.
The best thing to do with your boat hire in Sibenik is to check out all of the wonderful coves and beaches the city has to offer! First stop Banj town beach! This gravel beach located close to the city centre is perfect for its postcard-like views. This beach can get crowded so if you’re looking for a secluded beach- this might not be for you.
Jadrija city beach is another great beach near a suburb. Everyone who visits this beach says that this beach has a special aura, for the locals and tourists alike. This is probably one of the last “classic” beaches - wowing you as soon as you get there.
Looking for active rest and sports? Rezaliste Beach has different kinds of water-related sports and entertainment! This is a great beach for families with children. It is extremely popular so it can get crowded but is well maintained and the water is clean.
There are other towns where you can visit or even rent your boat from along the coastline near Šibenik. For example, Rogoznica, one of Croatia’s most beautiful and safest harbours due to the shelter of land shielding strong winds from the area. This charming fishing village used to be the island Kopara.
Terranea beach has one of the most beautiful views of the bay of Sibenik. The mix of blues from the sea and bay are one of a kind. This space is actually used as a gathering spot for many artists all over Europe! Hire a boat in Sibenik and discover these ones of a kind beaches.
Vodice is another beautiful sailing location within close proximity to numerous islands. We also offer boat rentals here and in surrounding areas. From Vodice, you can sail to Kornati National Park on a bright sunny morning, the distance is approximately 18 nautical miles.
Whether you decide to do a Sibenik boat charter or rent a boat in another city in Croatia and make your way to Sibenik you will be in love with your adventure. Sailing in Sibenik is a great way to experience the city and the whole country if you decide to visit more than one place!
How is the weather in Šibenik?
Much like other Mediterranean areas, Šibenik experiences hot and dry summers, with spring and autumn also providing pleasant sailing weather. The average temperature in July and August summer months peak 30°C, heating up the Adriatic Sea to over 20°C.
In general, the winds in summer are not very strong. Šibenik is a great location for beginner sailors as the area is fairly calm and also sheltered by the Kornati Islands. The bora wind is the strongest wind in this area, although predominantly in winter.
Which are the most popular ports in Šibenik?
In Šibenik, Marina Mandalina is the main marina and is the only superyacht Marina in the country. You can find yacht rentals here among other Sibenik boat rentals.
Skradin (mainland behind Šibenik):
To the north-west of Šibenik on the mainland coast, we rent boats in the following marinas:
To the south-east of Šibenik on mainland:
- Marina Kremik
- Rogoznica - Marina Frapa, Perla Resort Rogoznica
We also have many boat rentals, including sailing boat rentals, on the island of Murter to the north-west of Šibenik:
- ACI Marina Jezera
- Marina Betina
- Marina Hramina
- Other nearby Sailing areas in Šibenik
How to get to Šibenik?
The closest airports to Šibenik are Split Airport (SPU) 50 km away and Zadar Airport (ZAD) 79 km away. Driving from either airport will take approximately one hour, whereas bus journeys average at two hours.