Mljet Island | Croatia
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Adriatic Explorer from Split - 8 days map

SAILING HOLIDAY: Cruise the beautiful Dalmatian Coast in style onboard a Premium cruiser. Travel from sensational Spit to the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik. Stop off along the way at some of Croatia's most picturesque islands, national parks, and historic towns. Sun, sea, sand, and so much more!

Inclusions
Itinerary
Traditional En Suite Ship Prices
Premium Ship Prices
Premium Plus Ship Prices
Ship Categories

Trip Highlights

Split - Begin your Croatian cruise in the charming port city of Split, take in the history, opt to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Diocletian’s Palace and enjoy delicious cuisine
Mljet Island - Stroll around the two salt lakes and through the lush forests of Mljet National Park
Hvar - Visit the town of Hvar on the island of the same name, which is the sunniest island in the Adriatic
Makarska - Sample some of the town's restaurants, bars, and famous beaches
Pakleni Islands - Swim in the azure waters and secluded bays of this small group of islands off the coast of Hvar
Korcula - Wander through the quaint old town and enjoy a refreshing pint in one of the many taverns
Brac - Stop at the delightful fishing town of Bol and Zlatni Rat, the most famous beach in Croatia
Dubrovnik - End your tour in the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', the famous walled city which starred in the Game of Thrones

Included

Breakfast daily, 7 (3-course) lunches
7 days sailing off the Dalmatian Coast in the Adriatic Sea
Services of onboard captain and crew
Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
7 nights accommodation onboard an air conditioned ship
Opportunities to swim, snorkel, hike and bike ride
Complimentary water from water fountain

Not Included

International flights and visa.
Port tax of EUR 60 per traveller, to be paid upon cruise check-in.
Tip for your crew. We recommend you allow EUR 5-10 per day, per traveller. Tipping is an entirely personal gesture
National park entrance fees - prices vary from EUR 10 - 35 per traveller depending on season

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Croatia

Saturday. Split - Makarska. Welcome to Croatia! Departure from Split Harbour is at 1 pm, as we begin our cruise along the Dalmatian coast towards the Makarska Riviera. After lunch we take a swim stop in one of the beautiful bays before arriving to Makarska, a popular destination for visitors, with many restaurants and bars as well as a beautiful promenade along the famous beach.
Overnight: Makarska - onboard  |  Lunch

Day 2

Beautiful Brac and Stari Grad

Makarska - Bol (Brac) - Stari Grad. This morning we continue our cruise towards our next destination - the island of Brac. We’ll stop at Bol, a typical Dalmatian fishermen's town. Bol is known for its famous Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), a natural phenomenon that dominates the other beaches of Bol. A walk along the promenade (approx 2 hours) takes us to the highest peak of all of the Adriatic Islands - Vidova Gora, which towers over the town. After a swim break and lunch, we continue our journey towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, the sunniest Adriatic island. This afternoon is free to explore the town and the famous UNESCO-listed Stari Grad Field, the best preserved example of an ancient Greek agricultural landscape in Dalmatia.
Overnight: Stari Grad - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Hvar and swimming by the Pakleni Islands

Stari Grad - Hvar. Today we sail around the island of Hvar to the town of the same name. Hvar Island is the longest of all the Adriatic islands and a favourite destination for jet setters from around the world. En route to the town, we stop for a swim at the Pakleni Islands. Take some time to relax and enjoy he refreshment of the clear, crystal blue sea before we arrive into Hvar this afternoon. Hvar’s town offers many cultural and historical sites including the Renaissance Cathedral, the oldest community theatre in Europe and the Franciscan Monastery, as well as the Spanjola Fortress, which towers high above the town. There are also many restaurants and bars that open late into the night.
Overnight: Hvar - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Picturesque Vis and optional Blue Cave visit

Hvar - Vis. The ship sets sail early this morning as we cruise towards the little island of Bisevo to visit the Blue Cave (weather dependant). We then continue to the island of Vis which was a strategic harbour for the navy because of its unique geographical position. As such it was closed to the public until recently. Because of its isolation, Vis has a special charm - ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’ which makes it really interesting to see. We spend the night moored by the town of Vis, on the northern side of the island. The settlement was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia. If interested, opt to visit the remains of the Roman Thermal Baths, City Museum or simply take a walk and enjoy the views of the beautiful Roman styled villas along the coast.
Overnight: Vis - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

Medieval walls of Korcula

Vis - Korcula. Before breakfast we depart towards Korcula, the birthplace of the famous explorer and adventurer Marco Polo. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korcula resembles a miniature Dubrovnik when approaching from the sea. It has more legends, tales and monuments than you can find anywhere else. Today, Korcula is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game, Moreska is still performed. Upon arrival, enjoy a walk through the streets of the old town built in the shape of a fish bone. Explore the numerous konobas/taverns, restaurants, cocktail bars and night-clubs located within and around the city walls.
Overnight: Korcula - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Mljet National Park

Korcula - Mljet and Slano/Sipan. We continue our journey towards one of the greenest Adriatic Islands - Mljet. This afternoon we take time to enjoy the beauties of the National Park, two salt lakes connected by a narrow channel to the sea and a boat ride to the St Mary Isle in the Great Lake, where the old church and monastery are situated. You can cycle around, and swim in the lakes. We continue our cruise towards Sipan, part of Elaphite Islands, or towards Slano on the coast, both small fishermen's villages where we will overnight in the port and enjoy the Captain's dinner on board.
Overnight: Slano/Sipan- onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

The pearl of the Adriatic

Slano/Sipan - Dubrovnik. In the early morning hours we depart towards our final destination, Dubrovnik. Arriving after lunch, we enjoy a guided tour of this “paradise on Earth”, as the famous writer George Bernard Shaw described. Later, there's an optional cable car ride up to Srd Mountain where you can enjoy spectacular views of the old town. We recommend a stroll along the 1940 metre long city walls which offers magnificent views of the old town of Dubrovnik and the surrounding islands.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Farewell Croatia

Saturday. Dubrovnik. After breakfast, say goodbye to the crew and fellow travellers and our holiday comes to an end - Dovidjenja!
Breakfast

Choosing your comfort level!

Travelling on a sometimes masted, rigged wooden sailing ship (with onboard motor power) with a range of facilities including dining area and plenty of deck space to enjoy the spectacular views and sea breeze, you'll be in the company of like-minded travellers.

Relax as you let the captain and his support crew look after your needs. An onboard cook prepares breakfast and lunch each day, whilst in the evening, we offer you the chance to explore dining options at our numerous ports of call. Dalmatian food is very good indeed!

Individual ship design varies slightly from craft to craft, but all cruise ships offer a range of cabin types (some top deck, some on main deck and some below), comfortably accommodating 2 persons or at a real squeeze, 3. Private en suite bathroom or shared facilities. Should you require a triple cabin, please contact us for further information and availability. As the cruise offers does not include guided touring, it is entirely up to you how you enjoy each port of call. Relax or explore? The choice is yours!

Traditional En suite Ships
Traditional En suite ships offer mostly twin bunk cabins, though dependent upon the craft, triples and double-bedded cabins are sometimes available. All the traditional En suite ships offer cabins with private en suite bathrooms. They also offer towels, plenty of hot water, board games and ample shaded and sun deck space to lounge about!

Premium and Premium Plus ships
Premium and Premium Plus ships offer more spacious cabins with en-suite bathrooms on newly built or fully renovated ships. Accommodation is mostly twin bunk cabins, though double-bedded cabins are sometimes available. Exclusive features of the Premium and Premium Plus ships include; A/C in all cabins whilst cruising, a guided sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik and a further two guided tours on Premium Plus ships plus a delicious Captain's Feast. Additionally, Premium and Premium Plus ships offer plenty of hot water, towels, some linen, a TV and sound system in the reception area, board games and extensive sun and shaded deck space. Premium Plus ships are recently built and are often similar in standard to that of the Deluxe ships, only smaller in size.

Upper deck or below deck cabin
On all of our Croatia cruise holidays, you have the choice of an on deck (upper) or below deck cabin. Below deck cabins are located below the main deck or in the hull of the ships. They do have windows or port holes that allow in natural light but these generally do not open. On deck cabins are either on the main deck or top floor of the boat. These all have opening windows that allow in the breeze. There is a supplement for upgrading to on deck cabins, please see the ‘extra prices’ section located at the bottom of the ‘prices and departures’ tab for details. Choose your option at time of booking to secure your place.

For further information about best time to visit, visa's, top travel tips and more, please see our Croatia travel guide.

Prices & Dates

'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a cabin. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a cabin with or anyone wanting the privacy of their own cabin.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
15 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
22 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
29 Jun - 06 Jul 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
13 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
10 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
31 Aug - 07 Sep 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $1,855
Child NZD $1,484
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
12 Oct - 19 Oct 20% off
NZD $1,875
NZD $1,500
Child NZD $1,305
Child NZD $1,044
NZD $2,805
NZD $2,244

Hotels

The ship categories listed below are the ones offered for this sailing itinerary. Please note that individual ship design varies slightly from craft to craft. The ship category will be confirmed at time of booking however the specific ship name is allocated approximately one week from departure.

Traditional En suite Ship, Croatia Sailing

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Traditional En Suite Ship

Traditional En suite ships offer mostly twin bunk cabin accommodation, though dependent upon the craft, triple and double-bedded cabins are sometimes available. All cabins on Traditional En suite ships have private en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Additionally these ships provide towels, plenty of hot water, board games and lots of shaded and sun deck space to relax on.

Premium Plus Ship, Croatia Sailing

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Premium Superior Ship

Premium Plus ships are mini-deluxe vessels with all the features of our Premium ships but they are larger in size offering ample deck space. Premium Plus ships are used as an upgrade (from Premium) on our cruises and include all of the above plus two more guided tours.

Premium Ship, Croatia Sailing

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Premium Ship

Premium ships are a class above our traditional ships and are bookable as an upgrade on most sailing trips. The Premium ships are fully renovated, with slightly larger en suite cabins (8 – 14 square metres, twin or souble share on request). All cabins have air conditioning and most common areas do too. Cabins also benefit from hair dryers and safety deposit boxes. Towels and bed linen are changed twice weekly and all premium ships include a tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. Additionally, premium ships offer plenty of hot water, towels, linen, a TV and sound system in the reception area, board games, WiFi in common areas (when in port) and extensive sun and shaded deck space to lounge about!

Prices & Dates

'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a cabin. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a cabin with or anyone wanting the privacy of their own cabin.

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2024
Twin Share
Single Room
20 Apr - 27 Apr 40% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $1,587
Child NZD $2,285
Child NZD $1,371
NZD $3,965
NZD $2,379
04 May - 11 May 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $2,285
Child NZD $1,828
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
11 May - 18 May 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $2,285
Child NZD $1,828
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172
15 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,425
NZD $2,740
Child NZD $2,395
Child NZD $1,916
NZD $5,135
NZD $4,108
22 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,425
NZD $2,740
Child NZD $2,395
Child NZD $1,916
NZD $5,135
NZD $4,108
29 Jun - 06 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,425
NZD $2,740
Child NZD $2,395
Child NZD $1,916
NZD $5,135
NZD $4,108
12 Oct - 19 Oct 20% off
NZD $2,645
NZD $2,116
Child NZD $2,285
Child NZD $1,828
NZD $3,965
NZD $3,172

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Upgrade to On-Deck Cabin
NZD $475
NZD $705

Prices & Dates

'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a cabin. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a cabin with or anyone wanting the privacy of their own cabin.

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2024
Twin Share
Single Room
20 Apr - 27 Apr 40% off
NZD $3,115
NZD $1,869
Child NZD $2,185
Child NZD $1,311
NZD $4,665
NZD $2,799
04 May - 11 May 20% off
NZD $3,115
NZD $2,492
Child NZD $2,185
Child NZD $1,748
NZD $4,665
NZD $3,732
11 May - 18 May 20% off
NZD $3,115
NZD $2,492
Child NZD $2,185
Child NZD $1,748
NZD $4,665
NZD $3,732
15 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
22 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
29 Jun - 06 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
13 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
27 Jul - 03 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
03 Aug - 10 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
10 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
17 Aug - 24 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
31 Aug - 07 Sep 20% off
NZD $3,885
NZD $3,108
Child NZD $2,725
Child NZD $2,180
NZD $5,835
NZD $4,668
28 Sep - 05 Oct 20% off
NZD $3,575
NZD $2,860
Child NZD $0
NZD $5,365
NZD $4,292
12 Oct - 19 Oct 20% off
NZD $3,115
NZD $2,492
Child NZD $2,185
Child NZD $1,748
NZD $4,665
NZD $3,732

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Upgrade to On-Deck Cabin (high season)
NZD $785
NZD $1,175

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Split
Ends
Dubrovnik
Departs
Saturday
Group Size
Min 10 / Max 28 - 38 dependant on ship
Hotel Rating
Traditional En suite, Premium and Premium Plus Ship options are available
Tour Guide
No
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 7, Dinner: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
No minimum age
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
View of Korcula, home to stunning, historical buildings
Perfect turquoise water speckled with islands, covered in thick, green foliage
Aerial view of Dubrovnik, surrounded by water and filled with terracotta-roofed buildings
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