The Old Captain's Smile Private Kotor Bay Tour

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The perfect private Kotor Bay tour - visit Kotor, Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks by car or speed boat.

The perfect Kotor tour for cruise passengers in Kotor port: explore Kotor, Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks by car or speed boat.Visit stunning Perast on this Kotor Bay tour

This tour takes you to see the Bay of Kotor’s top three attractions:

It’s perfect if you have just a few hours to spend in Kotor. 

You start out with a drive around the bay to Perast, once the seat of wealth and power in the bay. Perast’s shore is lined with Baroque churches and palaces and it’s an idyllic township with incredible views.

The perfect Kotor tour for cruise passengers in Kotor port: explore Kotor, Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks by car or speed boat.Visit must-see Our Lady of the Rocks on this Kotor Bay tour

Two islands float in front of the town, one a monastery, the other is Our Lady of the Rocks, a Catholic church and museum. You’ll take a boat to Our Lady of the Rocks and tour the historic island before heading back to Perast, where you have some time to explore the town, its 17th century palaces and enjoy those views.

Then you drive back to Kotor for a walking tour through the medieval old town that includes top sights, St Tryphon’s Cathedral and Kotor Maritime Museum.

By Speed Boat

You can also do this tour by speed boat. You start out from Kotor and cruise along the bay to Perast. The view of the bay is quite different from the water. From here you’ll see the hamlets that line the shore and the Baroque palaces from the 17th and 18th centuries, built when the Bay of Kotor was a powerful Venetian trade and military port.

You visit Perast and Our Lady of the Rocks just like in the original itinerary, then you cruise back to Kotor. 

I highly recommend doing this tour by speed boat. It’s lots of fun, a great way to beat summer heat and traffic and the views are stunning!

Meet your guide: This tour is run by Ana Badnjar. Ana is a five star-rated, licensed Montenegro guide. She's attentive, intuitive, caring and fun. She’ll always answer your questions quickly before your arrival, and when you’re with her she’s very attentive to your group’s unique interests and needs. She’s also knowledgeable and passionate about Montenegro. I know you’ll have an incredible experience in Montenegro with Ana guiding your way.

Tour Details


  • Meet your guide
  • Drive to Perast
  • Boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks
  • Tour of Our Lady of the Rocks church and museum
  • Return boat ride to Perast
  • Free time in Perast
  • Drive back to Kotor
  • Walking tour of Kotor
  • Escort back to meeting point

Start/finish point: Kotor, but flexible by arrangement

Start time: Flexible

What’s included: 

  • Private guide
  • Comfortable, new vehicle with air-conditioning / speed boat
  • Parking and fuel
  • Return boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks
  • Our Lady of the Rocks entrance fee
  • St Tryphon Cathedral entrance fee
  • Kotor Maritime Museum entrance fee
  • Taxes

Duration: 4 ½ hours (exact duration depends on traffic conditions)

Activity level: Easy

Kid friendly: Yes

Wheelchair friendly: Yes, but you must be able to get in and out of both a car and boat. If you have mobility issues please feel free to use the form below to contact Ana and she will design a tour for you.

Price: The price for private tours depends on your group size and the final schedule Ana creates for you. Please fill in the form below to let her know what you’d like and she’ll be happy to send you an obligation-free quote.

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