Best of Croatia Deluxe
Enjoy the delights of Zagreb before travelling through the stunning Croatian lakes district to Split to board your Deluxe ship. Cruise the breathtaking islands and coast visiting Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and more. Relax on the sun deck, enjoy wine tastings and stop in at picture perfect villages.
Day 1: Zagreb You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Zagreb Morning walking tour of Zagreb with its historical Upper Town. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3: Zagreb > Plitvice Lakes > Split Morning departure towards Croatia's beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park, consisting of 16 lakes connected by a series of waterfalls. Walk through the park then enjoy a boat ride on the emerald green Kozjak Lake. Continue to Split for overnight.
Day 4: Split Transfer to Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. After checking in, enjoy a guided tour of the city where you will find an abundance of Roman architecture. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a cocktail reception on board.
Day 5: Split > Korcula Early morning depart for Korcula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Arrive early afternoon for a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with its herringbone patterned streets.
Day 6: Korcula > Mljet > Dubrovnik Today, head further south to the island of Mljet. Visit salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy a boat ride to a Benedictine monastery on St Mary Island. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters, or convertible cars to explore on your own. Return to the ship for lunch and depart for Dubrovnik.
Day 7: Dubrovnik After breakfast, transfer to the magical old town for a guided tour. Take the cable car from the old town to Srd mountain for scenic views. Your afternoon is at leisure.
Day 8: Dubrovnik > Peljesac Peninsula Morning departure to continue to the little seaside village of Kucisce (or similar) on the Peljesac Peninsula. En route, enjoy a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands. In the afternoon, transfer to the village of Kuna and visit a local farm to indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies and an all inclusive dinner with local dishes.
Day 9: Peljesac Peninsula > Hvar Depart for Hvar with a lunch stop on the small island of Scedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Upon arrival in Hvar, discover lavender products and enjoy a tour of the town, including many of the historical landmarks. Evening is at leisure.
Day 10: Hvar > Bol Our final stop will be the island of Brac and its picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at Zlatni Rat (the golden cape), one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia. After lunch on board, enjoy time at leisure before an afternoon wine tasting at Dalmatia's oldest wine cooperative.
Day 11: Bol > Split Arrive in Split in the morning, where arrangements end.
• Group journey (maximum 32 - 40 people) • 3 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast • 7 night cruise with buffet breakfast and three course lunch daily • Sightseeing. excursions and entrance fees as per the itinerary • Port taxes and park fees
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions • Lower deck cabins have a porthole while upper deck cabins have a window
• Please enquire for lower deck and single pricing
• Itinerary is subject to change at captain's discretion
• Lower deck cabins have a porthole while upper deck cabins have a window • Please enquire for lower deck and single pricing • Itinerary is subject to change at captain's discretion