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Best Dubrovnik tours

Are you on your way to Dubrovnik and now researching the best Dubrovnik tours?
If so, hurrah for you!

You will love this gorgeous city in Croatia and everything it has to offer to its visitors: from the Old City Walls, beaches, and popular Game of Thrones sites to the day trips from Dubrovnik to the nearby Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

I selected the best Dubrovnik tours to help you to get the most out of your trip to Dubrovnik.

This ultimate collection covers the best tours in Dubrovnik and the best tours from Dubrovnik.
Here is the final list of the very best of Dubrovnik walking tours, Dubrovnik boat tours, Dubrovnik wine tours, Dubrovnik food tours, and Dubrovnik island tours …
And also the best day trip tours from Dubrovnik like Dubrovnik to Bosnia day trip (best Mostar tour from Dubrovnik), tours to Montenegro from Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik to Kotor day trip), Dubrovnik islands tour ( Dubrovnik to Korčula day trip), etc.

A day trip is one of the best Dubrovnik tours
Me in front of the St Stefan island in Montenegro

1. Dubrovnik Walking Tour

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) 1,828 Reviews
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)

➡ Discover the Old Town Walking Tour BOOK NOW!

The best way to explore the Old Town Dubrovnik is by foot. Thus, a walking tour in Dubrovnik is always a good idea.

Join this short walking tour in Dubrovnik, see the most famous sites in Dubrovnik (like the Franciscan Monastery, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace, and Cathedral of the Assumption), discover some hidden gems, and gain valuable insights into the history, culture, and architecture of Dubrovnik from a local expert guide.

You will walk the ancient white limestone streets of Dubrovnik, stroll the famous Stradun, and learn about the Onofrio’s Fountain, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace, Sponza Palace, St.Blaise’s church, the Cathedral of the Assumption, etc.

This tour takes only one hour and a half, but it is the best walking tour in Dubrovnik and one of the top-rated tours in Dubrovnik overall!

A walking tour in Dubrovnik is among the best Dubrovnik tours
Stradun, Dubrovnik

2. Game of Thrones Tour Dubrovnik

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Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

➡ Game of Thrones Tour BOOK NOW!

The HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ has put Dubrovnik on the bucket list of many travelers. If you are one of them, this is a must-take tour in Dubrovnik.

On this tour, you will not only explore all the sites featured in the ‘Game of Thrones series by foot. Apart from that, you will hear exciting ‘behind the scene’ stories and intriguing gossip during the filming in Dubrovnik. And yes, you will get your Iron Throne photo opportunity on this tour!

The tour lasts for 2 hours, and it will take you from Pile Gate, Kolorina, Dubrovnik West Harbour, Fort Lovrijenac to the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
This tour is a good value for money for Game of Thrones fans! It is fun, informative, and enjoyable!

3. Dubrovnik islands tour

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Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

➡ Full-Day Dubrovnik Elaphite Islands Cruise with Lunch BOOK NOW

Elaphiti is a small archipelago of 14 picturesque islands near Dubrovnik. Elaphiti Islands are a popular day trip from Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik Elaphite Islands Cruise with Lunch is the most popular day tour from Dubrovnik.

This tour provides visiting three stunning Elaphiti islands: Koločep, Lopud, and Šipan. 

The pine-covered Koločep island is the nearest Elaphiti island to Dubrovnik. Olive, orange, and lemon trees groves cover the islands. Koločep is known for its large sandy beach, next to the main village, and a rocky nudist area. 

The pedestrian-only Lopud is known as the prettiest island of all Elaphiti islands. Lopud is a Mediterranean dream. The main attractions of the island are the sandy Šunj beach, the 15th-century St Mary-of-the-Cave Church, the 15th-century St Nicholas Church, and the gorgeous 19th-century Ɖorđić-Mayneri Park. 

Šipan island is the largest Elaphiti island. The island was a favorite vacation spot of the aristocracy of the ancient Dubrovnik Republic. Today you can see the remains of a Roman villa and a Gothic-style Duke’s palace from the 15th century. 

Besides touring the islands, this tour includes lunch, drinks, and a free pick-up and drop-off at your hotel. You will have a boat ride, swimming time, and snorkeling time. And you will eat and drink on this tour. What else do you need on a vacation? A perfect day trip from Dubrovnik, indeed!

Visiting Lopud on a day trip is among the best Dubrovnik tours to take
The island of Lopud near Dubrovnik

4. Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

➡ Adventure Dubrovnik – Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour BOOK NOW!

This Dubrovnik sea kayak tour is one of the most exciting Dubrovnik tours. Kayaking next to the walled Old City of Dubrovnik and around Lokrum island, snorkeling in the crystal clear blue Adriatic Sea, and cliff jumping are among the most fun things to do in Dubrovnik.

You will paddle, snorkel, dive, take photos of Dubrovnik from the sea, and learn about the history and cultural heritage of Dubrovnik on this tour.
Not unimportant, this tour includes snorkeling equipment (and life vests, paddles, and a kayak, of course)!

Explore Dubrovnik by sea, visit hidden beaches and caves, enjoy the sea’s impressive views of Dubrovnik, and learn about the history of Dubrovnik. If you love the ocean, sea sports, and a bit of adventure, this tour is for you!

A sea kayaking tour is among the best Dubrovnik tours

5. Blue Cave Dubrovnik tour

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Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

➡ Blue Cave Small-Group Boat Tour from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

Blue Cave on the island of Koločep is only accessible by swimming. The magnificent Koločep Blue Cave belongs to the rare blue caves where you can swim.

On this tour, you will visit the island of Lopud with its famous Šunj Beach and Koločep Island with its three green caves (including the famed Blue Cave). You will see and swim in some of the most spectacular caves in the Mediterranean.

This tour is one of the best boat trips in Dubrovnik and a top-rated Dubrovnik tour. And it is for a good reason. Want to experience swimming in gorgeous green caves and a magnificent blue cave? Book this tour.

PS: This tour is one of the best Dubrovnik tours if you are traveling to Dubrovnik from June to September when the Adriatic Sea has pleasant temperatures for swimming.
However, if you travel to Dubrovnik in October and May, the sea might be cold for swimming.

Visiting Koločep island on a day trip is among best Dubrovnik tours

6. Ancient City Walls & Wars Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

➡ Ancient City Walls & Wars Walking Tour BOOK NOW!

This tour is the best walking tour of Dubrovnik and one of the most informative Dubrovnik tours.

A local expert guide will explain the incredible history of the walls and Dubrovnik while you admire the sea views on your walls stroll. You will learn about medieval invasions, trade deals, and earthquakes in Dubrovnik and the significance of the walls. You will hear the tales and stories about Dubrovnik walls told in a highly entertaining and informative way.

This a must-take 2-hour guided tour of Dubrovnik walls. If you are searching for a guided tour of Dubrovnik walls to get highly knowledgeable insights into the history and significance of the walls, book this tour.
If you are visiting Dubrovnik in summer, the best is to take this tour in the early morning and late afternoon to avoid heat.

PS: A city walls entrance fee (35€ per adult, 15€ per child aged 7-18) is not the price of this tour. But you can buy your ticket at the entrance to the city walls.

A tour of Dubrovnik walls is among the best Dubrovnik tours
Dubrovnik Walls

7. Mostar tour from Dubrovnik

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Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

➡ Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Tour from Dubrovnik(small group) BOOK NOW!

This small group tour is the best tour from Dubrovnik to Mostar. It includes a visit to the stunning Kravice Waterfalls in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The picturesque medieval Old Town of Mostar is one of the prettiest places in the Balkans, and the nearby Kravice Waterfalls are an impressive nature site. If you travel in summer, you can swim under the refreshing Waterfalls. 

The tour includes sightseeing in the Old City of Mostar with its iconic Old Bridge (a UNESCO site) and visiting the breathtaking Kravice Waterfalls in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

On this tour, you will learn about the history of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina while touring some of the most beautiful places in the region. This Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Tour is a must-do day trip from Dubrovnik!

Visiting Mostar on a day trip is one of the best tours from Dubrovnik
Mostar

8. Dubrovnik Walking Tour, Dubrovnik Walls + Cable Car Ride 

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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

➡ Dubrovnik Super Saver: Cable Car Ride and Old Town Walking Tour plus City Walls BOOK NOW!

Strolling the Old City of Dubrovnik and walking the Old City walls are well-known must-dos in Dubrovnik. But, a cable car ride to Mt Srđ will get you the most impressive views of the Dubrovnik area coast. You will see the Old City of Dubrovnik, the sea, the islands, and the coast from the cable car and the top of Mt Srđ ( a mountain overlooking Dubrovnik).

This tour has three parts. The first part is a round-trip cable car ride to Mt Srđ. The second part is a guided walking tour of the Old City of Dubrovnik. And the third part is a self-guided tour to Dubrovnik Walls (you get an admission ticket).

A guide will accompany you on your cable car rides and take you sightseeing the most popular and famous places in the Old City. In the last part of the tour, you will get your admission ticket to the City Walls and head to a self-guided tour of the walls.
This tour is the best value for money Dubrovnik tour.

This tour includes:

  • Dubrovnik – Srđ round-trip cable car ride
  • Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik Old City
  • Admission ticket to Dubrovnik City Walls
A cable car tour is among the best Dubrovni tours
Dubrovnik cable car

9. Dubrovnik food tour

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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Dubrovnik Food and Drink Walking Tour with a Local Guide BOOK NOW!

If you are a gourmand who likes sampling local cuisines on your travels like me, you will enjoy this food and drink tour in Dubrovnik.
This small-group tour will take you to four family-run restaurants (some are Michelin-star restaurants) and a farmers market where you will sample delicious local specialties, regional fresh produce, Croatian wines, and local liqueurs. You will also get fantastic recommendations for dining in Dubrovnik.

Besides that, you will learn about the history of Dubrovnik and visit famous historic sites of the Old City of Dubrovnik on this fabulous gastronomic trail. The tour also comes with gluten-free and vegetarian options.
This tour is a must in Dubrovnik for food lovers.

10. Dubrovnik wine tour

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Duration: 6 to 8 hours (approx.)

➡ Wine Lover’s Tour of Peljesac Peninsula BOOK NOW!

Ston is a small town at the beginning of the Peljesac peninsula, an hour’s drive from Dubrovnik. The town is known for its monumental medieval City Walls (the longest city walls in Europe, called ‘the European Great Wall of China’) and oysters (extensively farmed in the area). In addition, the Pelješac peninsula is famous for its excellent wine.

So, if you enjoy great wines and seafood, I don’t doubt you will love this tour. The tour will take you to the historic town of Ston, where you will stroll the city and sample oysters. Furthermore, you will visit three wineries, see picturesque vineyards, and sample local wines, along with traditional snacks (think of local prosciutto, cheese, cold meats, olives, etc.). And you will enjoy scenic drives all along.

A wine tour is among the best Dubrovnik torus
Me at Rizman winery near Dubrovnik

11. Dubrovnik to Kotor day trip

⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) 471 Reviews
Duration: 11 to 12 hours (approx.)

➡ Montenegro: Perast & Kotor – Day Trip from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

Most Dubrovnik visitors wish to visit Kotor from Dubrovnik on a day trip. So, this tour is for them.

This tour goes from Dubrovnik to Kotor via the lovely village of Perast in the stunning Bay of Kotor. The Bay of Kotor and the Old Town of Kotor are UNESCO World Heritage sites in Montenegro.
The tour will take you from your hotel in Dubrovnik to Perast and Our Lady of Rock to Kotor. This tour doesn’t include a visit to Budva. But it covers a visit with an admission ticket to the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks.

On this Kotor day trip from Dubrovnik, you will explore on foot the historical sites and learn about the history of the Old Town of Kotor. You will have enough time to discover more of Kotor on your own. You will also take a ferry across the Bay of Kotor on your back to Dubrovnik.

The tour includes:

  • visit to Perast and Our Lady of Rock
  • visit to Kotor
  • a ferry ride across the Bay of Kotor
A day trip to the Bay of Kotor is among the best  Dubrovni tours
Perast and the Bay of Kotor

12. Montenegro from Dubrovnik tour

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Duration: 11 to 12 hours (approx.)

➡ Montenegro Full-Day Trip from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

This tour is the best-seller tour of all available guided tours to Montenegro from Dubrovnik.

If you wish to visit Budva along with Perast and Kotor on a day trip from Dubrovnik, this a tour for you.
This tour goes to the magnificent Bay of Kotor, the charming village of Perast, and the beautiful towns of Kotor and Budva.
Unlike the previously mentioned tour, this tour includes a visit to Budva. And a boat ride to Our Lady of Rocks is optional.

This fabulous day trip from Dubrovnik takes you on a walking tour of historic Kotor, where you get enough free time to climb the 1,350 steep steps to the San Giovanni Castle, which provides the out-worldly views of Kotor Bay.
After visiting Kotor, the tour continues to the Old Town of Budva.

The tour provides a couple of hours in Kotor and Budva, the two stunners of the Montenegrin coast.
And that’s not all.
You will have a ferry ride across the Bay of Kotor and scenic drives along the Bay of Kotor.

The tour includes:

  • visit to Perast, Kotor, Budva
  • a ferry ride across the Bay of Kotor
  • scenic drives along the bay of Kotor
  • optionally, a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks
A day trip is one of the best Dubrovnik tours
Me in front of the St Stefan island in Montenegro

13. Dubrovnik to Korčula day trip

⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) 96 Reviews
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

Korčula and Pelješac Wine Tasting – Day Trip from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

Korčula is one of the most beautiful islands in Croatia. Korčula town on the island of Korčula is a disputed birth town of Marco Polo, a famous 13th-century explorer and traveler along the Silk Road. Some historians claim that Marco was born in Venice and some that he was born in Korčula.

Regardless Marco Polo was native or not, Korčula town and Korčula island are must-sees in southern Dalmatia. The walled town of Korčula, with its Venetian Renaissance-style architecture, belongs to the most beautiful medieval towns in the Mediterranean. The historic Old Town of Korčula is a part of Croatian National Heritage and is on a tentative list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Ston is famous for its medieval fortification walls, the longest city walls in Europe (known as ‘the European Great Wall of China’), and top-quality oysters (extensively farmed in the brackish water of Ston area).

This tour will take you from Dubrovnik to Korčula via the Pelješac peninsula. On this tour, you will have a scenic ride along the coast of southern Dalmatia, a quick stop in the walled town of Ston, a round-trip ferry ride from Orebić to Korčula, a guided tour of the historic Korčula, and a wine-tasting stop in a winery.

This tour includes:

  • a visit to Ston and Korčula
  • a round-trip ferry ride
  • wine tasting in a winery
A day tour to Korčula island is among the best Dubrovnik toours
Korčula, Croatia

14. Dubrovnik to Bosnia day trip

⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) 42 Reviews
Duration: 10 to 12 hours (approx.)

➡ Private Tour: Medjugorje and Mostar Day Trip from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

This private tour will take you to three fascinating places in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Međugorje, Mostar, and Počitelj.

Međugorje is a popular Catholic pilgrimage site in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Medjugorje is the third most famous apparition site of the Virgin Mary in Europe. Medugorje receives over 1 million pilgrims a year. The Feast Day of Our Lady of Medjugorje is on June 25th. The Apparition Hill, Križevac Mount, and St James Church (also called the Shrine of Our Lady of Medjugorje) are the three must-see sites in Međugorje. For more info, read my post How to Visit Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Old Bridge area of the Old City of Mostar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This medieval area features stunning ancient Turkish (Ottoman) houses, ancient cobblestone alleys, Old Bridge (Stari Most), and the picturesque blue-green Neretva River. The Old Bridge is the most iconic site in Mostar. The original bridge was built in 1566. It was the largest archway in the world at that time. Sadly, the ancient bridge was destroyed during the 1993 war. However, the bridge was rebuilt in the original style in 1995. Today the Old Bridge stands as a symbol of reconciliation and the coliving of diverse ethnic and religious communities. Apart from that, the beautiful Old Bridge is the most photographed site in Mostar.

Počitelj is among the best-preserved medieval and Ottoman towns in the Balkans. It is among the most beautiful historic villages in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This historical gem near Mostar is on a tentative list of World Heritage Sites. Počitelj appears frozen in time. Strolling this stunning village with its Kula fortress, two clock towers, a mosque, and a bazaar is a must-do on a day trip from Dubrovnik.

Wish to see three fascinating places in Bosnia on a day trip from Dubrovnik? Book this private tour!

Visiting Medjugorje is among the best Dubrovnik tours
Medjugorje

15. Krka National Park from Dubrovnik

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Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

➡ National Park Krka Private Tour from Dubrovnik BOOK NOW!

Have you seen the photos of the magical Krka Waterfalls National Park in Croatia? And now you are wondering whether you can visit Krka National Park from Dubrovnik? If so, I am glad to confirm that you can visit Krka Waterfalls on a day trip from Dubrovnik.

This private tour will take your hotel in Dubrovnik to Krka Waterfalls and back to your hotel. You will see the famous Skardinski Buk Falls, Raški Slap, Miljacka, Risnjak, and Krčić Falls on this day tour from Dubrovnik. On this tour, you will visit two awe-inspiring monasteries: the Catholic Visovaca Monastery and the Orthodox Krka Monastery. You will stop by Skradin, a lovely historic town that is also one of the main entrances to Krka National Park.

This tour includes:

  • a visit to Skradin
  • a visit to Krka National Park
  • a visit to Visovac monastery and Krka monastery
  • entrance fees

You will enjoy the magic of Krka Waterfalls and learn about the history of two monasteries and the cultural and religious heritage of Croatia.

A day trip to Krka national Park is among the best tours from Dubrovnik
Krka National Park
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