This page provides useful pre-departure, travel and base information. From airport procedures to visa requirements, it will tell you what to expect to make your vacation smooth and care free. We suggest you read the following information carefully several weeks prior to departure and also print a copy to take with you. You might also find our online cruising guide online cruising guide helpful in planning your vacation itinerary in more detail.

Cruising Requirements

Please review the sailing and power boating requirements for Croatia while planning your charter vacation.

Address & Map

Address
Marina Agana, Marina
Dr. Franje Tudmana 5
21222 Marina, Croatia 
Tel: (+ 385) 91 34334 103

We suggest you notify family and friends of how you may be reached in case they need to contact you.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Thursday: 9.00 am/ 5.00 pm; Friday: 9.00 am/ 8.00 pm
Saturday: 8.00 am/ 8.30 pm; Sunday: 9.00 am/ 12 Noon in case of embarkation
Season: This charter destination is closed from mid November to end of March.

Base Facilities
Your comfort is assured by extensive facilities including restaurants, public telephones, small supermarket, gas station, bureau de change (but it is more convenient to change currency prior to your arrival). ATM and banks can be found in Primosten or Rogoznica.

Base Map

 

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Arrival & Departure

How to get there
The Moorings Agana Base is just 10 miles north of Trogir. It is just a 20 minutes transfer from Split airport, which is 9 miles away.

Servicing Airlines
International airport of Split
Croatia Airlines
Adria Airways
Malev
CSA
British Airways
Due to the number of flights we organize, the Moorings can offer some great rates to many destinations. Please make sure you contact your Vacation Planning Specialist before you book your flights.

Arrival by Ferry
It is possible to get to Marina Agana from Ancona, Pescara (Italy), via Split. It takes approximately 9 hours by ferry, or 5 hours by hydrofoil.
From April to September there is a daily connection by ferry and hydrofoil.

Customs & Immigration - Disclaimer
British and EU Citizens must have a full passport, valid for at least 3 months after their return to the UK.
British Citizens do not require a visa to enter Croatia, other nationals should check.

Airport
Split Airport, Croatia

Airport Transfers
The distance from the Split airport to the base in Marina Agana is 9 miles. The transfer takes approximately 25 minutes and costs 9 Euro per person and you may be sharing your transfer with other guests. You may request an exclusive transfer if you prefer for your party. This will be 40 Euro for a normal taxi (1-3 people) or 65 Euro for a minivan (4-7 people). Transfers from the airport to the base are not included. This price is for a one way trip and reservations are required. The Moorings can organize your transfer to Agana for groups of up to 12 people.

Parking at the base
Parking is available at Marina Agana for clients arriving by car for 50€ per week and must be arranged and paid for at the main reception desk locally.

Arrival / Departure Procedures
Embarkation: Charters start at 3:00 pm.
Briefing Times: Boat & Chart briefings are personalized and arranged upon arrival. 
All skippers must attend the briefing and everything you need to know will be covered from customs regulations, use of the radio, making dinner reservations, how to get help etc. Please save all questions of this nature until then. The Moorings operations manual will be on board your yacht for your use throughout your charter.
Disembarkation: All charterers must return to base by 5:00 pm the night before disembarkation for debriefing and checks. Disembarkation is at 9:00 am the following morning.

Late Arrival Procedure
The base personnel will wait for you until 9:00 pm. After 9:00 pm, you will find a sign at the reception office with a message indicating your yacht's berth. Your boat will be open and there will be a sign on board with your name. The boat's equipment will be ready for the night. The base personnel will be at your disposal the next day from 8:30 am and will then handover the boat to you.

Security Excess If you haven't purchased Yacht Damage Waiver, a security deposit (amount as per your invoice) is payable at the base by traveler's checks, Visa or Master Card, and is refundable at the end of the charter subject to there being no loss or damage. The liability includes loss or theft of the dinghy and/or outboard.

Taxes / Departure Tax
Tourism Tax: This will be collected upon arrival at the base. The charge is 1 Euro per person / per day and must be paid as a cash payment for the whole of the charter period. There is no departure tax in Croatia.

Car Rental
Avis, Budget and Hertz are located at the airport.

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General Information

Area: 35,134 sq. mi
Population: 4,489,409
Capital city: Zagreb
People: Croat, Serb, other (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma)
Language: Croatian, Serbian, other and (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German)
Religion: Roman Catholic, Orthodox , other Christian, Muslim, other
Government: Presidential/Parliamentary Democracy
Major industries: chemicals and plastics, machine tools, fabricated metal, electronics, pig iron and rolled steel products, aluminum, paper, wood products, construction materials, textiles, shipbuilding, petroleum and petroleum refining, food and beverages, tourism
Tipping:  Tipping in Croatia is becoming more commonplace, especially in upscale restaurants. In the past, tipping was welcomed but not expected. Today, however, in newer, upscale places, an extra 10% or 15% is considered polite. In informal restaurants in smaller towns and coffee shops, tipping is rare and not expected, but most people leave any coins they receive in change. Croatian waiters work for salaries and benefits by law and do not depend on tips for living wages.
Currency: The kuna, also written as HRK, is the official currency used in Croatia.
Electricity: 230V AC, 50 HZ, two-pin plugs are standard
Time: Local time is UTC/GMT +2 hours

Hotels
Primosten (Primosten town is 20-30 min away from Agana base by car):
- Hotel Zora
- Motel Primo
Trogir (Trogir town is 15 min away from Agana base by car):
- Villa Sikaa
- Concordia
- Tragos
- Hotel Pasike
- Hotel Fontana
- Hotel Bavaria
- Hotel Trogir Palace
- Hotel Bellevue
- Astoria Apart Hotel
Split (Split town is 45 min away from Agana base by car):
- Atrium hotel
- Radisson Blu
- Luxe Boutique Hotel
- Hotel Globo

Restaurants
Marina Agana is situated in the center of a lovely village with a couple of very nice restaurants. If you need a table for a group, reservations are required. The base front desk will be pleased to book a reservation for you.

Here are some suggestions:

Bijeli Galeb +385 218 890 74
Kurtelinovi Dvori +385 218 896 36
Sesula
Pet Ferala
Kod Duje

Post Office
The post office is situated in the center of the town.
Open Monday to Saturday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.

Internet Connectivity
Telephone and internet facilities are available in the ACI Marina. We are pleased to offer free Wi-Fi onboard all of our yachts out of Agana Base. (1GB per week free)

Mobile Phones
Check with your service provider for coverage and roaming fees. There are companies such as Cellular Abroad who offer international phone rentals if you are not a resident of the country. Using your own GSM mobile phone in conjunction with a prepaid SIM card is also very popular and convenient. 

Tourist Information Centers
Tourist office in Marina: +385 983 605 96

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Banks & Money Exchange

Banks
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm. 

Currencies / Money Exchange
Credit Cards
Visa and Master Card are accepted.
American Express accepted at some locations.

Currency: Kuna (HRK; symbol Kn) = 100 Lipa.

Traveler's Checks: To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveler's checks in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros.

There are many small exchange offices in town offering a better exchange rate than the bank. They are open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. 

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Activities & Sports

Snorkeling or Diving
To help you avoid traveling with an extra bag, The Moorings has snorkeling equipment (fins, masks and snorkels) for your use. The equipment is onboard. If you wish to exchange fins, customer service will be delighted to, subject to availability.
Scuba diving is strictly regulated in Croatia. Please arrange in advance to dive with a local club in Primosten:
Primosten Diving Centre: +385 98 265 923
Trogir Diving Centre: +385 21 886299 / +385 91 11 25 111 (mobile)
mail@trogirdivingcenter.com - www.trogirdivingcenter.de
For more information about scuba diving visit the Croatian Tourism Diving Association website: www.diving.hr  

Fishing
For any kind of fishing you need to buy a fishing license at the Harbour Master in Primosten.
The cost of the fishing license for 1 week is 100€.
There are no rental facilities for fishing equipment.

Kayaking, Rafting
There are a number of other possibilities, such as rafting on the Cetina River as well as kayaking. All these activities are provided under the supervision of professional guides.

Canyoning
Spend 4 hours canyoning on the river Cetina between Balto & Zadvarje (level of difficulty 3 to 4).This unforgettable 9 miles descent into lush nature is a dramatic change from bathing in the sea.

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Cruising Information

Marina Information 
Prices for monohulls: 1-1.4 Euro per foot in the official marinas. In high season prices are 10% more. Price for catamarans: Are 1.5 times the price for monohulls. Price for mooring lines in villages is cheaper than the prices in marinas. The price is determined by the port authority.

Ports & Marinas
It is not possible to make reservations for berths in Croatian Marinas, or in small fishing villages. There are usually places but do not arrive too late! If you are not coming from abroad there are no formalities. The average price for a berth is between 30-50 Euro. There are plenty of marinas on the Adriatic eastern coast and all the information about them can be found in the Adriatic Nautical Guide that you have in the boat's library. Anything else you need to know will be covered in your chart briefing.

Electricity Information
All yachts are equipped with power cords, a battery charger and 220V plugs. The piers in the Marina are equipped with 220 V outlets. The inventory includes an adaptor. The piers of the other marinas are generally equipped with 220V outlets.

Sailing Area Restrictions
No restricted areas for sailing except the military harbor at Split.

Log Book
The maritime authorities and insurers insist that the logbook be kept up to date in case of an accident. We must have the original back at the end of the cruise. Should you wish to have a copy, the base will be happy to make one for you. Should you wish to refresh your sailing abilities, we advise you to hire a skipper for a day or two. Contact your agent, and we can arrange this service.

Cruising Permits and Fees
A cruising permit is issued on arrival at the port of entry. The permit lasts for the calendar year and covers any number of exits and entries, but must be stamped at each major port by the harbor master and customs. The permit allows a yacht to cruise along the entire coast including the islands, except for certain prohibited areas.

Tourism Tax
This new tax will be collected upon arrival at the base. The charge is 1 Euro per person / per day and must be paid as a cash payment for the whole of the charter period. Previously this tax was included in the price of a marina mooring. This is due to a change in the Croatia Tourism Law from 1st January 2009.

Sailing outside Croatia
Yachts 12 m. (39 ft.) or larger are able to sail from any of our bases in Croatia into Slovenia, Italy, and Montenegro. By law in order to pass clearance to go outside Croatian waters with a Moorings yacht, there must be two people on board with skipper’s licenses. This is a stipulation made by the Croatian authorities.

Interesting Sites
For more of the best places to visit, please visit the Itinerary Page for Agana.
If you have a few hours or days prior to or after your cruise, The Moorings can organize numerous excursions from Marina.
Visit to Split and Solin : Visit the Diocletian Palace, the Peristyle, the Golden and Silver Gates, the Cathedral & Jupiter's Temple. The tour continues to Solin to visit the Roman ruins.
Sibenik & the Krka Falls:
 You will travel by coach to the town of Sibnik to visit one of the Dalmatian Coast's most interesting monuments - the (15th) St Jacob Cathedral, followed by the Krka National Park to discover the waterfalls and its 17 natural barriers.
There are also a number of other possibilities, such as rafting on the Cetina River, Riding, Quad bikes around the village of Zedno as well as kayaking. All these activities are provided under the supervision of professional guides.

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Provisioning (Food & Drink for your boat)

Provisioning Services
This destination offers the convenience of our Online Provisioning Service!

Let The Moorings take all of the hassle out of provisioning your yacht with the highest quality in beverages, fresh foods, and non-food items. Order complete packages, or choose from an extensive a la carte inventory of everything you need to provision your yacht with ease.  Leave the challenging shopping to us and jump right into your vacation!

You can add packages during checkout when booking your charter online and add on a-la-carte items afterwards, or you can return and provision everything after you book. Then we’ll coordinate the details and guarantee that everything is aboard your yacht, awaiting your arrival. Preview the store now!

Supermarkets
There is a supermarket located near the base as well as in the village and others in the town.

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Health & Safety

Travel Insurance
Moorings offers comprehensive travel insurance for your complete peace of mind. If you have your own travel insurance, please make sure that it covers all of the destinations and activities of your Moorings vacation. Click for more details

Vaccination and Immunization Information - Disclaimer
Croatia is generally risk-free of contagious disease.

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*Please note country entry/exit and vaccination/immunization requirements can and do change. The Moorings is not accountable for these requirement changes and we advise visiting the destination’s authority website to receive the latest updates.

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