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SEA KAYAKING EXPERIENCE
Explore the spectacular Geopark Vis archipelago by kayak
UNCOVER VIS ISLAND’S HIDDEN HISTORY
Join our Military and Discovery tours

DISCOVER BREATH-TAKING
SEA CAVES

Embark with us on a tour around Bisevo island, where you’ll visit  the famous Blue Cave, Monk Seal’s Cave, picturesque beaches, and hidden gems. Experience the outstanding beauty of the Blue Cave, explore the Monk Seal’s Cave, and relax on the beautiful sandy beach Porat, which offers enough shade on hot summer days.

Find out why Vis  was called the ‘Key of the Adriatic’ and explore underground with Alternatura guides! Join our Military tour and discover why Vis island holds many historic secrets. Some of the most intriguing are the military tunnels dug throughout the island after 1945 when the Vis island served as a major military base for the Yugoslav army.

The island of Vis, with its indented coastline, numerous islets, cliffs, hidden bays, sandy or pebble beaches, and sea caves, is one of the most attractive kayaking destinations in the Adriatic. We will be delighted to explore amazing sea caves, cliffs, and secluded beaches with you in our Geopark Vis archipelago.

Discover the historical significance of Vis island , a strategic stronghold in the Adriatic that has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs, Austrians, French, and British at different times. Join us as we  explore the island’s main historical sites and uncover the fascinating story from ancient Issa to the present day.

Experience the untouched beauty of island  Brusnik. Immerse yourself in the untouched nature, swim in the crystal-clear sea, and uncover the captivating story of the island of Brusnik. Declared a protected area in 1951 under the category of geological monuments of nature, Brusnik beckons adventurers to explore its unique, moon-like terrain.

Hike to the highest peak of the island and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views, or explore authentic villages and the beauty of traditional architecture

while learning about traditional life. Let the scents of rosemary, lavender, and other herbs awaken your life energy and release you from stress.

GAJETA FALKUSA EXPERIENCE - LOCAL CUSTOMS & CROATIAN MARITIME HERITAGE

 Gajeta Falkuša is a symbol of the Croatian maritime heritage. The experience of gajeta Falkuša – Komiža’s traditional historical fishing boat is protected as the national cultural intangible good. Join our lateen sail experience and sail with us into the past, learn valuable traditional skills, taste local dishes and experience the magic of past times !

Blue Cave

FEEL THE MAGIC OF THE BLUE CAVE

Explore the rare natural phenomenon – the Blue Cave. The Blue cave is situated on the Biševo island, 5 nautical miles from the town of Komiža (Vis island). With several daily speed boat departures from Komiza town and without waiting for hours in the line , this is the perfect option for those who are spending short time on the island or just want to do quick boat tour. Book Blue cave private or group tour !

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO?

We are local family company and we live on Vis island. Alter natura is the first and most important provider of active and cultural tourism on the island of Vis with over the 20 years of experience and with programs based on the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage. Our team consists of sport enthusiasts, nature and history lovers who will passionately share all island knowledge with you.

WHAT IS OUR PASSION?

We want to introduce you the authentic local traditions and customs, natural phenomena and local people. We organize group tours, private tours, team building and educational programs. We participate in regattas, various workshops and support local events.

PRIVATE & TAILORE
MADE TOURS

With a personal tour guide you will enjoy the day at your own pace, which means you’ll have a lot more freedom and flexibility. A private group, family or business adventure tours can easily be customized to the smallest detail. All our activIties can be adjusted as private or we can add upon your preferences details which will upgrade your experience.

Maritime skills – gajeta falkusa

GET INSPIRED AND FALL IN LOVE IN VIS, LEARN VALUABLE SKILLS , INTEGRATE INTO LOCAL LIFE & HAVE FUN ..

School groups

Team building

LET'S PLAN A TRIP FOR YOUR STUDENTS, TEAM BUILDING OR MULTI DAY HOLIDAY!

We are situated on the last inhabitated Croatian island with the greatest concentration of Natural monuments in Croatia. Vis island is a member of Geopark network and protected by Natura 2000.

We are certificated adventure guides and active members of The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) , Hum HPD (The Croatian Mountaineering Society Hum) and The Voluntary Fire Department Komiža (DVD Komiža) . We work all the time with people and have important and active role in the local comunity . We can educate visiting groups on the physical and social impact of tourism on the island life, about maritime heritage, local customs and outdoor skills , and the most important thing- we will have fun !

ABOUT VIS ARCHIPELAGO

BIŠEVO ISLAND

The island of Biševo is 5.91 km2 in size, with a 18.1 km stretch of coats. Biševo has 8 hamlets. Up until the First World War these eight hamlets …

VIS ISLAND

The area of Vis archipelago includes open sea islets and small islands which belong to the island of Vis: Jabuka, Brusnik, Svetac, Biševo and Palagruza, and those of closer proximity: Veli Barjak, Mali Barjak, the islet Host, Greben, Budihovac Veli, Budihovac Mali, Parzanj Veli, Parzanj Mali and Ravnik.

BRUSNIK ISLAND

“This islet looks more then Moon than our planet, but underwater it turns into a vault full of natural miracles. Many divers and fishermen might claim it’s probably the most exciting part of Adriatic, filled with lobsters, corals and fish”

SVETAC ISLAND

THE ISLAND OF SAINT ANDREW known as Svetac or “the Saint“, is 15 miles away from Komiža.

JABUKA ISLAND

THE ISLAND JABUKA is an uninhabited volcanic island. Jabuka is actually a very large, steep, 97 meter high cliff in the shape of a pyramid. It can only be accessed from the southwestern side during favorable weather conditions.

PALAGRUŽA ISLAND

Palagruža is an island 42 nautical miles away from Komiža. It is the most remote Croatian island, located in the middle of the Adriatic sea, between the Italian and the Croatian coast.

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