Our Guides

Our team of sea kayak guides are more than just experts on the water – they're passionate locals deeply rooted in the coastal regions we explore

Our Guides

With years of experience navigating these waters, our guides offer invaluable knowledge of the area, from hidden coves to safe routes and local weather patterns.But their expertise goes beyond navigation. Our guides bring the culture, history, and environmental significance of each destination to life, enriching your journey with fascinating insights and stories. Their deep connection to the land ensures that every trip with us is not only safe and enjoyable but also educational and meaningful.

Joško Matušan - Yogi
Founder of Sea Kayak Croatia, main contact person, and organizer. Besides kayaking, Yogi is working with his family on a large permaculture project on his land.
Davor Mlacović - Bafo
Before joining our company, Bafo worked on the Caribbean Coast and the West Coast of the United States and has lived in New Zealand for 5 years. With a passion for kayaking, he brings in-depth knowledge of Croatia's history and coastal regions. Bafo has been an integral part of our company since its inception and is also known as the lead singer in a local R'n'R cover band.
Davor Mlacović - BafoGuide
Dominik Pahljina - Bragi
Bragi, the youngest member of our team, impresses with his outstanding guiding skills. Following exploration of diverse professions, he found his passion for kayaking in 2019, motivated by his love for the island life. An avid mountain biker and trail runner, Bragi's connection with the outdoors is undeniable. In addition to kayaking and hiking, he harbors a deep passion for gardening.
Dominik Pahljina - BragiGuide
Sanela Matušan
Sanela, Yogi's wife, plays a pivotal role in our operations. She meticulously organizes our day trips, ensures all equipment is prepared, arranges kayak rentals, and offers valuable assistance both before and during our tours. Additionally, Sanela manages her own kayak rental company, further contributing to our comprehensive services.
Sanela MatušanSupportinfo@seakayak.hr
Šime Sušić
After winning the first season of Croatian Masterchef (Gourmet TV show), he embarked on an extraordinary journey paddling 1200 km in 47 days, visiting 47 Croatian islands along the way. During this adventure, he showcased local dishes to promote Croatian food heritage. Since 2015, he has been leading our gourmet trips, sharing his passion for culinary delights with our guests.
Šime SušićGourmet Guide
Luka Grgurić
Living on Rab Island year-round, he pursued studies in IT in Varaždin. Following university, he gained experience in the marketing department of a local hotel company. Seeking a change from the stresses of office life, he now prefers roles with less pressure and fewer bosses. As our IT specialist, he manages our website and also serves as our food producer, utilizing produce from his farm.
Luka GrgurićGuidelukagrguric@gmail.com

Choose a guided sea kayak tour with us for an unforgettable adventure filled with safety, expertise, and local hospitality. Book your tour today and let us show you the beauty of the Adriatic coast in the best possible way!

Expertise and Safety

Our experienced local guides possess in-depth knowledge of the Adriatic coastline, including potential hazards, weather patterns, and safe routes. They prioritize your safety, providing guidance and support throughout the journey to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience.

Insider Insights

Benefit from insider insights into hidden gems, picturesque locations, and cultural landmarks that only locals know about. Our guides share fascinating stories and historical anecdotes, enriching your exploration of the Adriatic and providing a deeper understanding of the region.

Local Connections

Immerse yourself in the local culture and community as you interact with friendly locals along the way. Our tours often include opportunities to sample traditional cuisine, visit charming villages, and engage with the vibrant coastal lifestyle.

Peace of Mind

Relax and unwind knowing that you're in good hands. Our guides are trained in first aid and emergency procedures, ensuring swift response in case of any unforeseen circumstances. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that we've got you covered.

Safety Assurance

Rest assured, safety isn't just a priority—it's our promise. With our guides' extensive training and proactive approach, you can confidently delve into the wonders of the Adriatic, knowing that every precaution has been taken to safeguard your well-being.

Local Expertise

Discover the Adriatic's hidden treasures with guides deeply rooted in the region's culture and history. Their intimate knowledge of coastal communities and natural wonders ensures an authentic experience, rich in local flavor and memorable encounters.

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