Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks - 2h
Embark on a journey with breathtaking viewpoints of towering cliffs over a majestic gulf, embraced by photogenic medieval towns, labyrinthine roads, and scenic terrains, all while allowing the sea breeze to caress you during an enjoyable ride.
Exploring the Bay of Kotor
The tour starts at the city park near Kotor’s port, 200 m from Old town’s main gate. A friendly skipper will await you and ensure you’re seated safely and comfortably for what’s meant to be a captivating trip throughout the Bay of Kotor.
Our first stop is at an islet in the middle of Boka Bay, which bears the name of the church that’s settled on it – Our Lady of the Rocks. Tales speak of an icon of the Holy Mother of God with Christ, found by seamen after a shipwreck. In commemoration of the event, local fishermen vowed to throw rocks at the same spot where the Lady had been found, thus enlarging and creating a beautiful artificial islet that harbors the church that’s been built in Her honor. The interior of the church dates back to the 15th century. It houses a marble altar holding an icon of Our Lady of the Rocks (made by famous painter Lovro Dobric), many Baroque paintings like the Crowning of Mary, Death of Mary, and Exaltation of the Holy Mother of God, made by Tripo Kokolja (renown Kotor painter), etc.
Next comes the cruise to a small picturesque town called Perast. With its Baroque architecture, historic palazzos, Catholic churches, and defensive towers, this UNESCO World Heritage site will catapult your senses into the ancient times of this place. Despite having only one main street, the Old town is packed with history, attractions, and indulgent experiences that visitors will cherish for many years to come.
If you are more interested in a private tour, find out more information on Our Lady of the Rocks and Perast.
This tour is a definite must on any traveler’s to-do list. Make sure to reach out and book an experience that you will never forget. Click here and book on time.
INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR
Included in price:
- Licensed English-speaking skipper (also your guide on the tour)
- Free Wi-Fi access
- All Fees and Taxes
Not included in the price:
- Alcohol - Beer or domestic brand (rakija) and soft drinks can be purchased upon request before departure
- Facultative trips
- Entry ticket for Our Lady of the Rocks Museum
- Life jackets (available in all sizes): babies, children, and adults
- Safety & emergency equipment
- Boat shade (sun protection)
- Music Connection (USB, AUX and, Bluetooth)
- 12V socket
Not allowed on the boat:
- Big travel pieces of baggage
Recommended to bring:
- Booking confirmation (printed or on mobile)
- Passport or Government-issued ID
- Sunscreen (we suggest SPF 30)
- Comfortable shoes or sandals
- Jacket for chilly weather
- It is forbidden to swim and to use a drone at Our Lady of the Rocks
- It is not allowed the enter in swimwear inside the church, Our Lady of The Rocks - you must have a T-shirt on
- During April, May, September, and October, the church of Our Lady of the Rocks and the museum are open until 5 pm. June until 6 pm, and in July and August until 7 pm
- We recommend you dress warmer during the spring and autumn months because it can be chilly
MONTENEGRO SUBMARINE AND SPEEDBOAT TOUR LOCATION
It is very easy to find our location and starting point. Whether you are coming from the Old Town of Kotor or from Cruise Ship Terminal, here is a photo to help you find it OR you may check it via Google Maps here.
The tour Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Adventure starts at the city park near Kotor's port, 200 m from Old town's main gate (red pin).
You will see a big red sign MONTENEGRO SUBMARINE & SPEEDBOAT TOUR.
If you have any questions, you may contact us via WhatsApp, Viber, or Telegram at +382 67 711 999, +382 69 576 355, and +382 67 811 927 or via chat on our site.
You can also write to us at [email protected]
IMPORTANT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
When is the first and the last departure for the Lady of the Rocks and Perast group tour?
The first departure to Our Lady of the Rocks church tour from Kotor is at 9 am & the last departure is at 7 pm.
What is the exact departure point in Kotor for the Perast speed boat tour?
The departure is from Kotor City Park. This location is only a few minutes away from the Cruise Ship Terminal and the Old Town of Kotor.
What is included for the guests in the Lady of the Rocks and Perast group speed boat tour?
- Licensed English-speaking skipper – he is your guide on the tour
- Snorkeling masks
- Life jackets (available in all sizes)
- Safety & emergency equipment
- Boat shade (sun protection)
- Free Wi-Fi access
- Phone charging socket – 12V
- Sundeck cushions
- Music player (USB, AUX and Bluetooth)
- Swimming stairs
Is there a stop at Island Mamula?
Sadly no. The itinerary for this specific Kotor to Our Lady of the Rocks and Perast tour does not have a visit to Kotor’s island Mamula planned. If you want to visit this island please book the Blue Cave 3h tour.
Are there life jackets for children to wear onboard?
Yes, there are - jackets of all sizes are available. Special for adults, unique for children from 3 to 10 years, and special for babies.
What are the departure times of the Gospa od Skrpjela - Perast (Montenegrin name for Our Lady of the Rocks church)?
The departures to the Our Lady of the Rocks excursion are organized every 2 hours from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm - every day from 01 April to 31 October.
If the weather is bad on the day of the Lady of the Rocks speedboat tour, will I get a refund?
Yes, of course. If the weather is bad on the day of the trip, you will either get a refund or we can reschedule the tour for another day.
If I get seasick easily, would you recommend this tour to me?
If this is the case, you have chosen the perfect tour, since we would recommend you book a short tour. This is the shortest speed boat tour (2 hours) so it shouldn’t cause a problem for you.
The other one we can offer to you is a Kotor panorama and underwater experience of 1h by semi-submarine. You can book this tour on the previous link.
What should I be wearing during the Perast speedboat tour?
You can wear anything you feel comfortable in - although we want to inform you that it could be cold on the open sea, wear something to cover up.
Also, it is important to note that if you plan to visit the Our Lady of the Rocks church, swimsuits and swimming trunks without a cover-up are not acceptable attire (but casual beachwear is okay).
What is the boat size and how big is the group for the Kotor Our Lady of the Rocks speed boat tour?
The size of the boat will depend on the size of the group - the minimal capacity of the boat is 2 passengers and the maximum is 25 passengers.
Can I go in a swimsuit to the Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks speedboat tour?
Yes, you can go in a swimsuit, but keep in mind that if you plan to visit Our Lady of the Rock church, you have to wear a cover-up.
Can I cancel the booked trip?
The cancelation policy is that you can cancel up to 24 hours before the tour at no charge. A cancelation 24 hours before will be charged 100%. If there is a situation where your cruise ship changes the route or is late for some reason, we will do a refund.
Can you pick me up at the Kotor cruise ship terminal?
Unfortunately not, but luckily, our location is only a few minutes from there. Check the location on Google Maps and you will find out that the starting point is so close.
Will I get wet?
Only if it is raining :)
Is there an age limit for kids and adults on the Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks speedboat tour?
We do not have an age limit. If you’re carrying a baby with you, you can hold it in your lap. Elderly people can freely travel with us as well.
Is there drinking water on the boat?
Are there any hidden costs in this Perast tour?
There are absolutely no hidden costs. Everything included in the price is transparently stated – please check the part for more info.
If I use a wheelchair, can I travel with you?
If you have a foldable wheelchair, yes. Otherwise, we do not have proper storage for them on the boat.
Are pets allowed?
Sadly, pets are not allowed on group tours. If you book a private speed boat tour, you can also take your pet with you.
Are there going to be waves?
Only on the open sea. Don’t worry - our tours are perfectly safe.
Is there a power outlet for phone charging on the speedboat?
Yes, there is - we have multiple charging plugs 12V.
Is there diving equipment on your speedboat?
We do not have professional diving equipment, but we do have snorkeling masks.
If I book via TripAdvisor or GetYourGuide but get into a traffic jam, what will happen?
This is not a problem, you will get a refund in this case as well - just contact us as soon as possible.
Is there a shower on your speedboat?
Yes, but for the use on our private tours on boat capacity of more than 15 passengers.
Is there a possibility to rent an entire boat?
Yes, we have boats for up to 10, 13, 15, and 25 passengers available for private tours. Please note that our skipper is mandatory and he is included in the price. Click here and check all the speedboats.
Can I pay via wire transfer?
Yes, but the payment must be completely done 10 days before the scheduled tour.
Can I pay with a credit or debit card?
Yes, you can. You can finish your payment on our website via Master, Visa, and American Express cards.
Do you accept PayPal?
Yes, you can pay via PayPal.