John & Rachael's choice of Korcula Island's best tours, accommodation & transfers
Below we have answered some of the most popular questions people ask us about travelling to/from or around Korcula.
Although we are happy to answer travel related questions, please read the information below and check the relevant public transport websites for further details before contacting us.
Where can I rent scooters on Korcula?
Scooters can be rented from a number of travel agencies in the larger towns and villages on Korcula, such as Korcula Town, Lumbarda and Vela Luka. Reasonably priced, this a great way to explore Korcula. You can rent a 50cc bike for less than 30.00€ for a day, with the price dropping for consecutive days hired. To hire a scooter you need to have a valid driving license and you may also need to show your passport or national identity card. There is a petrol station in Korcula Town and Vela Luka and in the peak season in Smokvica. It is not usually necessary to book scooters in advance, although they will be in high demand during the summer.
Where can I rent a car on Korcula?
Cars can be rented from a number of travel agencies in the larger towns and villages on Korcula, such as Korcula Town, Lumbarda and Vela Luka. You must usually return the rental car to the same location you hired the car from. Car hire can be an expensive way to travel around Korcula, although more reasonable if sharing the cost between a group but is also allows to explore more remote places and beaches of Korcula Island. Something like a Renault Clio will cost you about 60.00€ a day, with the price dropping for consecutive days hired. To hire a car you need to have a valid driving license, which has been held for at least 1 year and you may also need to show your passport or national identity card. Age restrictions may apply. There is a petrol station in Korcula Town and Vela Luka and in the peak season in Smokvica. It is advisable to book Car Hire in advance if visiting during the summer.
We work with a local company who offers car rental, so ask us if you're interested in renting a car (just fill out the form on the right). We'll also share some tips about great places to visit.
Where can I rent a kayak on Korcula?
Kayaks are really fun way to travel around Korcula and to the nearby archipelago and ideal for children. Kayaks can be rented from a few travel agencies in larger towns and villages on Korcula or from larger beaches, such as Oreb Sailing on Banje beach in Korcula and various places on Prvi Zal in Lumbarda. Expect to pay between 150-200 Kuna for a full day or from beaches you can pay by the hour. You may need to leave a passport, national identity card or driving license as a deposit, which you collect after the kayak has been returned. Life jackets and dry bags are supplied. It is not necessary to book kayaks in advance, however they will be in high demand during the summer.
Where can I rent bicycles on Korcula?
With a number of cycling trails across Korcula and some great easy rides through beautiful scenery, renting a bike is a fantastic way to travel around parts of the island at your leisure. Bicycles can be rented from a number of travel agencies in the larger towns and villages on Korcula, such as Korcula Town, Lumbarda and Vela Luka. Bikes can be rented by the hour from about 15-20 Kuna, up to 10 Kuna for each additional hour, or for the day costing no more than 100 Kuna. You may need to leave a passport, national identity card or driving license as a deposit, which you collect after the bike has been returned. Helmets, puncture kits and locks are supplied. It is not necessary to book cycles in advance, however they will be in high demand during the peak season. We run a Cycling & Wine Tasting Tour in Lumbarda and also arrange a Wine & Cycling Tour across on the Peljesac.
Where can I rent a boat on Korcula?
Although not a cheap option, hiring a boat is a wonderful way to explore Korcula’s coastline and the surrounding Skoji islets. Officially a navigational license is required to hire a boat. Boats can be hired from a few travel agencies in the larger towns and villages on Korcula, such as Korcula Town, Lumbarda and Vela Luka. Prices vary depending upon the size of the boat and type e.g. inflatable/rubber boat or motor boat. The local tourist agency based in Korcula, Rent a Dir, offers a wide range of boats available for rent. Contact details:-
Website - http://www.cro-rent.com and Email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orebic is a busy seaside town on the Peljesac peninsula, with a number of large and pleasant pebble beaches, cafes and restaurants. It makes a fun day trip from Korcula. The town can be reached from Korcula from the passenger ferry which departs from the west port in Korcula Town. In peak summer season (July-August) the ferry runs from 5:00 to 23:00 almost hourly. A full sailing schedule is listed at the small ticket kiosk on the west side of the port. Tickets can be purchased on the boat and cost 12 Kuna one way or for children between 4 – 12 years old, 7 Kuna one way.
There is also a car and passenger ferry located 2kms from the centre of Korcula Town in Domince to Orebic taking 15-20 minutes. From May to September the ferry runs almost hourly from 04:00 to 00:30. Tickets can be brought from the ticket office at the port. During the peak summer season there can be long queues for the ferry, so be prepared to wait. A full sailing schedule can be found on the Jadrolinija website.
Lumbarda is located approximately 5kms from Korcula Town and most easily reached by taxi, boat or bus.
By taxi – There is a taxi-rank next to the main bus station in Korcula and it costs about 100 kuna one way.
By boat – There are frequent water-taxis leaving the main Korcula taxi port to Lumbarda.
By bus – There is a public bus running fairly frequently from the main bus station in Korcula to Lumbarda, where you can stop in the centre or at the last stop, closer to the popular sandy beaches. The price for a return ticket is 25 kuna. During the peak season (approximately June - September) from Monday to Friday there are 11 buses running between 8:00 to 18:45, almost hourly. On Saturday there are 10 buses running between 8:00 to 18:45, almost hourly. On Sunday there are 4 buses running between 10:00 and 18:45, once every few hours. The buses run less frequently outside of the main season. For a full timetable see the AutoTrans website.
Of course if you are feeling energetic, it is possible to walk or cycle to Lumbarda.
It is easy to travel around Korcula by car, bus, scooter, bike, foot, boat or kayak!
For more detailed information about travelling around Korcula Island, see our Getting Around Korcula page.
As an island located of the Croatian coast, you cannot arrive directly on Korcula, however it is easy enough to transfer here. For general information about travelling to Korcula Island, see our Getting to Korcula page
You may also plan to travel to Korcula from another Dalmatian destination as part of a Croatian island hopping holiday or plan on visiting a nearby location as a day trip from Korcula.
Below is a list of the most common destinations you will be travelling from to reach Korcula or travelling to. Ask us about arranging a private transfer by boat or taxi to or from Korcula.
How do I get to Korcula from?
See how to travel between Mljet and Korcula page.
How do I get to Korcula from Dubrovnik?
How do I get to Korcula from Split?
See how to travel between Split and Korcula page.
How do I get to Korcula from Vis?
See how to travel between Vis and Korcula page.
How do I get to Korcula from Hvar?
See how to travel between Hvar and Korcula page.
How do I get to Korcula from Lastovo?
See Visit Lastovo page.
Useful travel websites
Jadrolinija - Ferry/Catamaran
Krilo Jet - Catamaran
G & V Line - Catamaran
Autotrans - Bus
Korcula Tourist Board
General Enquiry Form
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