Protected nature park

Excursion to Šćedro

Šćedro is an island in the Korčula channel, situated along the south coast of Hvar, about a mile from Zavala. The island has an indented coast and safe natural bays, making it a popular destination for sailors. The coves of Lovišća, Mostir, Čarnjeni bok, Borova are just some of the quiet and secluded coves. The island is not very inhabited, approximately 30 people live on the island during the summer months, and about 15 in the winter. There is no electricity or running water on the island, and during the summer months there are four restaurants open.
In the past, there were coastal settlements on the island in places such as Lovišće, Srida and Rake (Lovišće bay), Mostir/Moster in Mostir bay, and Nastane, i.e. the village Stan in the inner part of the island. Today, the village Nastane has only two maintained houses, and the rest are ruins. Šćedro has been inhabited throughout history, and its natural harbors have been of great importance and were used as safe havens on the sea trade route along the east coast of the Adriatic. Its significance witnesses the remains of the Dominican monastery along with a church in the Mostir bay.
Excursion to Šćedro

Excursion schedule

  • DEPARTURE: in the morning, around 8:30 – 9:30 a.m
  • RETURN: in the afternoon, around 4:30 – 5:30 p.m
  • DURATION: full-day trip, 40 minutes motorboat ride to Šćedro.
  • MEETING POINT: the petrol station Ina in the centre of Vela Luka
  • ITINERARY: the excursion includes a boat tour of the island of Šćedro, swimming and snorkeling in Porteruša or Moster bays, and free time for sightseeing the monastery complex and/or for lunch at nearby restaurants in Veli Porat Bay
  • WHAT IS INCLUDED: transport, skipper, refreshments and fruit
  • WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: lunch at the restaurant
  • BOAT: transportation is provided by fast boats: Cap Camarat 750 CC or Merry Fisher 750
  • WHAT TO BRING: as most of the excursion is planned on the boat, it is mandatory to bring light clothing for sun protection, a hat and sunscreen, a bathing suit, a towel, extra water and food if you are not planning on having lunch on Šćedro, trainers if you plan to visit the remains of the monastery complex
  • PRICE: depends on the number of people, price at request
  • *During the tourist season the excursion is organized approximately every other day (3-4 times a week) when a smaller group of passengers is filled. Reservations are made via e-mail, phone call or message (Viber, Whatsapp) to the number found on our website.
  • Excursions are organized by Merry Fisher 700 or Merry Fisher 750 boats
  • Larger groups: in case of more than 12 people it is possible to organize the excursion by two boats
  • In case of bad weather, the excursion is postponed for the next day

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Excursion to Šćedro


Protected nature park

The island of Šćedro is a protected nature park, and its many secluded coves have been used since ancient times.

Excursion to Šćedro


Lovišće bay consists of several branches (Lovišće, Srida, Rake) and there are several restaurants that work in the summer and offer local specialties and fresh fish. Free time for lunch is planned during the trip.

Excursion to Šćedro


Ruins of the church and monastery complex

Excursion to Šćedro


The favorite beach on Šćedro

Porteruša Bay (Porto Rosso) or as the locals call it, ‘Čarnjeni’ is one of the most beautiful bays on the island of Šćedro. The bay has a beautiful pebble beach and sandy seafloor. It is situated on the southern side of the island and is protected from the thermic afternoon wind ‘maestral’. It is extremely peaceful and a favoured by sailors.

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