Porec • Rovinj • Brijuni • Pula • Mali Losinj • Susak •Olib • Zadar • Krka • Sibenik • Split • Hvar • Korcula • Mljet • Dubrovnik
Explore Croatia's extraordinary island-speckled coastline as you cruise from Porec to Dubrovnik or in reverse. You will be in awe of the spectacular natural beauty where emerald and sapphire waters shine out over white pebbly beaches. On this 8 day tour you will cruise in luxury and style while enjoying the fascinating history and architecture of Croatia. As you visit little towns you will be treated to delicious wine and fresh seafood.
Your ship: The M/S Stella Maris was refurbished and relaunched in 2017, and is 49 metres long and 8 metres wide, offering 18 modern and fully equipped cabins situated on the lower and main decks. Features include sun deck with deck chairs and sunbeds and ample shade, salon-restaurant, lounge bar and outside seating, large screen LCD TV, air-conditioned en suite cabins, and swimming platform.
There are 18 twin, double and trip cabins spread across the main and lower decks, all of which are en suite, air-conditioned and sound-proofed for your comfort. Each one includes the necessities like lifejackets and an internal communication system, so you won't miss any announcements by the captain and tour director, as well as an LCD satellite TV, nightstand, wardrobe, bathrobes and slippers. Private bathrooms include a toilet, shower, sink and hairdryer.
Porec to Dubrovnik Itinerary Day 1: Porec Board your ship this afternoon. Settle in to your cabin before a welcome dinner this evening.
Day 2: Porec Enjoy fascinating ports of call today. Stop in at Rovinj and enjoy a walking tour around the Old Town. In Brijuni, visit Brijuni National Park which consists of two main pine-covered islands and 12 islets off the coast of Istria. You will be in awe of the natural beauty. In Pula, enjoy a city tour and visit Pula's most famous and imposing sight, the Amphitheatre, known locally as 'the Arena'. This 1st century oval amphitheatre is huge and truly magnificent, slotted together from local limestone. It was designed to host gladiatorial contests, seating up to 20,000 spectators.
Day 3: Mali Losinj Visit the charming town of Mali Losinj with a stunning, natural harbour. You'll see graceful Mediterranean town houses set against a backdrop of green surrounding hills. In Susak Olib, visit the church of the Assumption of Mary. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 4: Zadar Sightseeing tour of Zadar including a visit to the Cathedral of St Anastasia. In Vodice, visit Krka National Park which has magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk falls - one of Croatia's most famous sights. In Sibenik, enjoy an evening at leisure in town.
Day 5: Split & Hvar City tour of Split including Diocletian's Palace, which faces the harbour and was built as a military fortress, imperial residence and fortified town. It is one of the most imposing Roman ruins in the world. Wander through the labyrinthine streets packed with people, bars, shops and restaurants. Later, enjoy sightseeing of Hvar town.
Day 6: Korcula Enjoy a city tour today and visit the Cathedral of St Mark. Visit Mljet National Park which borders two lovely salt water lakes. This evening there is a Captain's dinner on board.
Day 7: Dubrovnik Walking tour of Dubrovnik. Visit the Rector's Palace and Franciscan Monastery's Pharmacy. Rector's Palace was built in the late 15th century for the elected rector who governed Dubrovnik. The Gothic-Renaissance palace contains the rector's office, his private chambers, public halls, administrative offices and a dungeon. Today the palace has been turned into the Cultural History Museum, with artfully restored rooms, portraits, coats of arms and coins, evoking the glorious history of Dubrovnik. Lunch on board. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 8: Dubrovnik Disembark after breakfast.
Dubrovnik to Porec Itinerary Day 1: Dubrovnik Embark this afternoon. Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening.
Day 2: Dubrovnik Walking tour of Dubrovnik. Visit the Rector's Palace and Franciscan Monastery's Pharmacy. Lunch on board.
Day 3: Mljet & Korcula Visit Mljet National Park. Lunch on board. City tour of Korcula including a visit to the Cathedral of St Mark. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 4: Hvar Enjoy sightseeing of Hvar town. City tour of Split; visit Diocletian's Palace.
Day 5: Sibenik Visit Krka National Park. Sightseeing tour of Vodice and Zadar; visit Cathedral of St Anastasia.
Day 6: Olib Visit the church of the Assumption of Mary. Visit Mali Losinj town. Captain's dinner this evening.
Day 7: Pula City tour including a visit to the Amphitheatre.
Day 8: Brijuni Visit Brijuni National Park. In Rovinj, enjoy a walking tour around the Old Town. In Porec, you have a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 9: Porec Disembark after breakfast.
• 7 night cruise from Porec on board M/S Stella Maris • 6 lunches, 1 dinner aboard and 1 dinner in local restaurant as per itinerary • Breakfast daily • Free Wi-Fi on board • Arrival and departure airport transfers as per itinerary • Welcome reception • 1 Captain's dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea • Professional Cruise Manager throughout • Luggage handling • Whisper technology enhanced touring • Service taxes and charges • Free Wi-Fi on board
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions • Based on Main Deck Cabin
• Additional costs NZD 190 pp / AUD 182 pp port tax
• Single and Triple cabins available upon request
• Contact World Journeys for Dubrovnik-Porec departure dates
• Based on Main Deck Cabin • Additional costs NZD 190 pp / AUD 182 pp port tax • Single and Triple cabins available upon request • Contact World Journeys for Dubrovnik-Porec departure dates