Deluxe Croatia Cruise
• Split • Hvar • Korcula • Mljet • Dubrovnik
Cruise the crystal waters of the Adriatic, exploring Croatia's beautiful islands while relaxing on your deluxe ship's sun deck, offering sun-shade cover, loungers and a jacuzzi.
Your Ship: A modern, state-of-the-art, deluxe ship with a spacious sun deck that includes a jacuzzi and sun beds to enjoy the wonderful Adriatic scenery. Lavishly designed cabins are air-conditioned with an en suite and have either double or twin beds, a safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, a hair dryer, cupboard, and a wardrobe cabinet. Lower deck cabins have a porthole, while upper deck cabins have a window.
Day 1: Split Transfer from Split airport to Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. After check-in, enjoy the guided tour of the historic town of Split. Under UNESCO protection, you 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 along with a meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.
Day 2: Split > Korcula Early morning departure towards the island of Korcula, 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 This morning 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 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 the ropes are tied 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 you 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 an active afternoon, you can walk the famous walls (1,940 metres) and take a stroll along the 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 as your cruise continues 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 you move inland away from the shore to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village Kuna followed by a visit to a local farm where you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies. Savour 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. Arrive in 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. You can find many historical landmarks in Hvar, such as 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 Your 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 that 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 enjoy time at leisure until your afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (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. On arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and privately transfer to Split airport.
• 7 night cruise in the cabin category of your choice • Welcome reception and cocktails • Buffet breakfast and 4 course lunch daily, including 1 drink • 1 litre of water daily • Fruit daily • Captain's dinner with live music • English-speaking tour manager • Dubrovnik cable car • Airport transfers • Sightseeing in Split, Dubrovnik, Korcula and 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 Wi-Fi on board
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
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