Deluxe Croatia Cruise
Mljet national park • Authentic Croatian Village party • Evening dinner cruise • Swimming at Golden Horn beach • Split • Korcula • Dubrovnik • Trstenik • Hvar • Bol
Cruise the crystal waters of the Adriatic, exploring Croatia's beautiful islands onboard the ms Futura (or similar). As you cruise through the beautiful islands, relax from the sun deck which offers sun-shade cover, loungers and a jacuzzi.
Your ship The ms Futura (or similar) is a 47m long, 9m wide luxury vessel, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. Built in 2013 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Futura offers maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Cabins are fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. In addition each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin and hair dryer. Some cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area.
Day 1: Split Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. After check-in, enjoy the guided tour of the city. Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and as it is a part of the world heritage. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture - of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail to enjoy the meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.
Day 2: Split - Korcula Early morning departure towards the Korcula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korcula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korcula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korcula.
Day 3: Korcula - Mljet/Dubrovnik Next morning we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park or island on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruz harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 4: Dubrovnik After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srd mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend to walk the famous walls 1,940 m long and take a stroll along the walking street "STRADUN" - both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 5: Dubrovnik - Peljesac Peninsula Morning departure from this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the little seaside village of Kucisce (or similar) on the Peljesac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Kucisce. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village Kuna followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight in Kucisce.
Day 6: Peljesac Peninsula - Hvar Morning departure towards the jet-set island Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Scedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Upon arrival there will be a short presentation of lavender products followed by a tour of the town. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 7: Hvar - Bol/Milna Our final stop will be the Island of Brac and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia - Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen's town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903) followed by the Captain's farewell dinner with entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna.
Day 8: Bol - Split Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Split airport.
• 7 night cruise in the cabin category of your choice • Buffet breakfast, 3 course lunch daily including 1 drink • 1 litre of water daily • Captain's dinner with live music • English speaking tour manager • Dubrovnik cable car • Airport transfers • Sightseeing in Split, Dubrovnik, Korcula & Hvar • Evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubronik • Croatian Village party • Wine tasting in Bol • Entrance to Mljet National Park • Port taxes and park fees • Daily cabin service • Free WIFI on board
Pricing (per person) $NZD
May 5, 12, 19, 26
Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jul 7, 14, 21, 28
Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Oct 6, 13
Booking conditions Lower deck cabins have a porthole while upper deck cabins have a window. Lower deck pricing on request. Itineraries are subject to change at the captain's discretion / weather conditions.
Lower deck cabins have a porthole while upper deck cabins have a window. Lower deck pricing on request. Itineraries are subject to change at the captain's discretion / weather conditions.
Not included • Drinks
• Meals not mentioned
• Visas if required
• Items of a personal nature
• Drinks • Meals not mentioned • Gratuities • Visas if required • Items of a personal nature