8 Game of Thrones inspired activities in Dubrovnik

If you are a Game of Thrones fan visiting Dubrovnik, you are probably wondering what GOT activities not to miss and what to do in town. Since Dubrovnik was the main filming location in Croatia for King’s Landing, there are plenty of GOT inspired tours, activities and things to do.

Here is our list of everything GOT related to plan your perfect holiday in Dubrovnik’s alter ego King’s Landing:

1. Game of Thrones walking tour
2. Game of Thrones kayaking tour
3. Game of Thrones panorama cruise
4. Game of Thrones escape room
5. Game of Thrones inspired dining
6. Game of Thrones inspired drinking
7. Game of Thrones souvenir shop with Iron Throne replica
8. Game of Thrones Iron Throne and Lokrum

1. Game of Thrones Walking Tour

Visit all the Game of Thrones filming locations around Dubrovnik

Game of Thrones walking tour is a perfect way to explore the city, discover the GOT filming locations and also learn a bit about history. Typical walking tour is around 2 hours, and takes you through all the filming locations in the Old Town. Enjoy the city’s picturesque ambiance and recollect the scenes from the popular HBO TV series, all with an expert guide by your side.

If you have more time, take the full tour (around 3.5 hrs) that includes a trip to Trsteno Arboretum, historical garden that starred as the palace gardens in King’s Landing.

For the more independent, we recommend a self-guided tour. Map with all the Game of Thrones filming locations in Dubrovnik is available here. Download it and set yourself on an exploring adventure around town.

Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik

2. Game of Thrones Kayaking Tour

See King's Landing from the sea perspective and visit Lokrum Island

For a different view of the city’s magnificent walls, take a kayaking tour to Dubrovnik’s green oasis, Lokrum island.

Regular kayaking tour lasts around 2.5 hrs while the Game of Thrones kayaking tour is about 4.5 hrs long and includes a GOT guided tour of the island. You get everything needed for your sea adventure: water, sandwiches, dry bag, snorkels and wet suits, if necessary.

Spend 2 hours exploring the island, and before you head back to land be sure not to miss getting your very own Game of Thrones memorabilia – get your picture taken on the original Iron Throne that was used during filming and make all your friends jealous for not coming along.

Kayaking Dubrovnik

3. Game of Thrones Panorama Cruise

Sail back into time and immerse yourself in history as you get on board of the traditional Karaka ship from the times of Dubrovnik Republic. Enjoy the panoramic views of the beautiful Old Town during this unique 1 hour experience.

Get inside info on the GOT filming, take cool photos in costumes on board the ship and sip on your Dragon Blood cocktails, as you sail around Dubrovnik on the same ship used to film Game of Thrones.

For the true fanatics, combine this experience with a GOT walking tour in the Old Town, offered as a bundle.

Game of Thrones cruise

4. Game of Thrones Escape Room

Feel like you are part of your favourite TV show
Game of Thrones inspired escape room is the ultimate GOT activity in Dubrovnik and a must do for all fans. This is a real-life adventure game for all ages that immerses you in the mysterious world of King’s Landing
This puzzle-solving quest lasts around 1 hour. Your team, the Kings guards, has 60 minutes to solve all the puzzles and find the hidden wildfire that can be used to fight the enemy fleet. 
True fans will enjoy the GOT references in the room, but even if you are not a fan, you will have a blast saving King’s Landing in this no.1 fun attraction in Dubrovnik (by Tripadvisor). So team up with friends and pits your wits against clues and puzzles to finish this exciting game in time. 
Game of Thrones family activity with kids

5. Game of Thrones inspired dining

Feast like your favourite GoT characters
For some GOT inspired dining head out to restaurant Kopun, located on top of the stairs where the infamous Walk of Shame took place. The GOT menu is available for lunch daily from 12 -16 h, offering a set menu with a choice of fish or chicken for the main dish. 
Savor on a delicious 3 course menu, inspired by the recipes from the Game of Thrones cookbook and served in Game of Thrones themed plates and bowls, an experience true fans just GOT to taste. 
Game of Thrones dining

6. Game of Thrones inspired drinking

' I drink and I know things'

After exploring the Old Town and filling your bellies with food, head out to Lapad bay for some different scenery. Half way down the promenade is cafe bar Promenade with its Game of Cocktails, GOT inspired cocktail list.

This is the place where you can try how the Mother of Dragons tastes like, and see for yourself how big The Imp is. Unusual and exotic ingredients like violet liqueur, passion puree and magic mix with their distinctive flavours will surely delight your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Careful though, one too many and you might be knocked off your feet and starting your own walk of shame.

game of thrones cocktail

7. Game of Thrones shop with Iron Throne replica

Bring home a part of King's Landing

Find a perfect souvenir to bring back home to your friends and family in the official Game of Thrones shop in the Old Town. This is the only shop that has a life-sized replica of the Iron Throne you can take pictures on. 

To take pictures on the thrones, you have to buy a souvenir or pay the 5 euro.

Pro Tip: play the Game of Thrones escape room and take your picture on the Throne for free

Iron Throne Replica in Dubrovnik

8. Game of Thrones Iron Throne on Lokrum

Be the King of the Seven Kingdoms, even just for a few moments

Icing on the cake for every true Game of Thrones fan is located on the beautiful nature reserve island of Lokrum –  original Iron Throne used for filming the series awaits you there. 

Take advantage of this unique opportunity and head out to the green island to take a picture on the real Iron Throne. Visit the Game of Thrones museum, find out how the cast felt filming in Croatia, see fun facts about the series and take your very own picture on the Throne, all free of charge! 

Visiting the GOT exhibition hidden in the Lokrum Visitor Centre, and exploring this charming little island full of bunnies and peacocks wandering out and about is one thing you do not want to miss once in Dubrovnik!

Iron Throne in Dubrovnik

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