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Blue Lagoon: Day Trips and Tours from Split

Blue Lagoon offers a relaxing, natural paradise away from the hustle and bustle of Split. The warm, turquoise waters of the lagoon, and the pristine beaches of the surrounding islands, make Blue Lagoon a captivating and memorable day trip from Split.

All that separates Split from Croatia's famous Blue Lagoon is a short and pleasant boat ride. You'll have the opportunity to spot dolphins, take in the breathtaking views of the Dalmatian Coast, and learn more about the area's history.

Blue Lagoon also offers snorkeling, sunbathing, an ideal location for swimming, and the best that the Adriatic Sea has to offer!

How to get to Blue Lagoon from Split?

Blue Lagoon is one of the most popular day trips from Split and is located around 25 kilometers west of Split harbor. It can be found in the middle of three islands — Krknjaš Veli, Krknjaš Mali and Drvenik Veli.

From Split to Blue Lagoon by ferry/public transport

To get to Blue Lagoon using public transport, you'll need to take Bus 606 from Split to Rogoznica. Here you will catch the ferry that will take you to Drvenik Veli Port. You'll have to catch the local bus to Blue Lagoon at the port. The journey takes roughly 3 hours in total.

Guided tour to Blue Lagoon from Split

Choosing a guided tour from Split is the easiest and most convenient way to enjoy a day at Blue Lagoon.

Most tours last between five and eight hours, including 30 minutes to an hour to travel from Split to Blue Lagoon via boat.

What is the typical itinerary of a day tour to Blue Lagoon from Split?

While each Blue Lagoon excursion may offer slightly different features, many day trips from Split follow a similar itinerary.

Most tours begin at the Port of Split, where you will board a boat and be taken to Blue Lagoon. You'll get the chance to swim and enjoy the crystal clear waters and pristine beaches of the Adriatic Sea and even get the chance to try snorkeling.

You'll learn many interesting facts about the area. Some tours also provide you with a meal.

Day tours from Split to Blue Lagoon often include other stop-offs, such as the historical town of Trogir and the picturesque island of Solta.

What kinds of tours are available to go to Blue Lagoon?

A few different types of excursions are available when looking for a Blue Lagoon day trip from Split.

Guided tours to Blue Lagoon from Split

Make your way to Split Harbor and enjoy a pleasant boat trip to Blue Lagoon. Your guide will offer you information about the area, and you can expect to spend the day relaxing, swimming, and sunbathing at the beautiful Blue Lagoon. Some guided tours will stop off at a few other destinations along the way.

Private tour to Blue Lagoon from Split

Private boat tours are catered solely to you and your group, and you may have more say over the itinerary and enjoy hotel pickup in Split. Once aboard your private boat in Split harbor, you'll make your way to Blue Lagoon, where you can relax, swim and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Speed boat tour to Blue Lagoon from Split

Enjoy an exhilarating speedboat ride from Split across the Adriatic Sea on a day tour. Visit the Blue Lagoon for a day of swimming and relaxation. See more sights on these small group speedboat tours and enjoy lunch on board, as well as time to snorkel and sunbathe.

Cruise to Blue Lagoon from Split

Hop aboard a pirate ship or another larger boat, and enjoy a leisurely cruise to Blue Lagoon. You'll have the opportunity to take in the beautiful scenery of the Dalmatian Coast and spend the day enjoying the warm, clear waters of Blue Lagoon.

Day trip to Blue Lagoon plus Trogir from Split

Take a Blue Lagoon day trip from Split and explore the historical town of Trogir. Located on a small island connected to the mainland by bridges, Trogir is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its gorgeous Romanesque architecture.

Day tour to Blue Lagoon plus Trogir and Solta, from Split

Many day trips from Split to Blue Lagoon make additional stop-offs at the historical town of Trogir and the island of Solta. Trogir and Solta are islands bursting with history and fantastic photo opportunities. Solta is a very laid-back and picturesque island, while Trogir is known for its medieval and Romanesque buiñdings. Both are well worth the visit!

How much does a tour to Blue Lagoon from Split cost?

Blue Lagoon day trips cost between €50 and €90 per person for guided group tours.

Private group tours range from €600 to €860 and can accommodate small to large groups (usually up to 20 people max).

Ticket prices may increase if meals and drinks are provided with the day trip.

What will you see and do at Blue Lagoon?

On the boat trip to Blue Lagoon, you'll enjoy picturesque views of the Dalmatian Coast, and your tour guide will provide you with information about the coastline's history. There's a good chance you'll see dolphins, so have your camera ready!

When you arrive at Blue Lagoon, you'll see the pristine, white sand beaches of the three surrounding islands, Krknjaš Veli, Krknjaš Mali and Drvenik Veli.

The waters of Blue Lagoon are known to be extremely clear, allowing you to see the ocean floor. Although this is not a coral reef, you can still expect to see sea urchins, shells and various fish species.

Most tours to Blue Lagoon make time for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling at the lagoon. Before heading home, many tours also make stops at the nearby shipwreck, the island of Solta, and the historical town of Trogir.

When is the best time to visit Blue Lagoon?

It is preferable to visit Blue Lagoon in the warm summer months of May, June, July and August, when sea temperatures easily reach over 20 degrees Celsius.

Summer is also the driest time of the year for Croatia, so it is unlikely that rain will interfere with your Blue Lagoon excursion.

Are there any tours to Blue Lagoon from other cities in Croatia?

Yes, the are other tours are departing from other cities in Croatia:

Travel tips

  • Make sure to book your Blue Lagoon day trips in advance, as it is a popular tour and tickets can sell out, especially in the high season.
  • Be prepared for a day spent in the sun and the sea. Pack your swimming gear, sea-friendly sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses.
  • Bring your camera, as you may have the chance to glimpse dolphins!
  • Certain day trips from Split to Blue Lagoon may not be suitable for pregnant women and wheelchair users.