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The Cres Cross

be the first to swim it!

October 13, 2018

 

The first organised swim between Cres island and mainland Croatia

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Brought to you by the creators of the Scilly Swim Challenge and INCroatia, the Kvarner Swim Challenge offers a chance to swim 12 km in a day in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic.
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Friday, 12th Oct.

  • Arrival
  • Pre-race brief
  • Acclimatisation swim
  • Dinner

Saturday, 13th Oct.

  • Cres to mainland swim (6km)
  • Lunch at Brsec beach
  • Coastal swim to M. Draga
    (6km)

Sunday, 14th Oct.

  • Breakfast
  • Departure

Friday, 12th Oct.

  • Arrival
  • Pre-race brief
  • Acclimatisation swim
  • Dinner

Saturday, 13th Oct.

  • Cres to mainland swim (6k)
  • Lunch at Brsec beach
  • Coastal swim to M. Draga
    (6k)

Sunday, 14th Oct.

  • Breakfast
  • Departure

No race or challenge has ever been organised between these islands before!


KVARNER SWIM CHALLENGE PACKAGE

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Take part in the this unique swim challenge and be the first to swim from Cres island to Kvarner mainland! This escorted swim is managed by Dewi Winkle and Nick Lishman (organisers of the Scilly Swim Challenge) in conjunction with the local know-how of INCroatia. This year's event is limited to only 30 swimmers, with plans to expand into a two-day event from 2019 onward, including a 7 km crossing between Croatia's biggest islands: Krk and Cres. A challenge but not a race, participants should have experience of Open Water swimming and be able to swim at a 3 km per hour pace.

The package includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation and breakfast

    In hostel Link, Lovran (en suite bathrooms, single supplement applies)

  • Reception dinner

  • Acclimatisation swim

    Friday

  • 2 escorted swims

  • Lunch between the swims

  • After event reception

  • Goodie bag

    Swim hat and T-shirt

Price:
€300 per person

airports you can fly into

Lovran is within 2.5 hrs drive from the following airports. Transfers can be arranged.

Rijeka (RJK) 40 mins
Pula (PUY) 90 mins
Trieste (TRS) 105 mins
Zagreb (ZAG) 120 mins
Ljubljana (LJU) 120 mins
Venice (VCE) 150 mins
Treviso (TSF) 150 mins

    BOOK THE PACKAGE

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    Hostel Link
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    Lovran
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