Zadar Harbour | Croatia
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FROM: NZD $1,956 pp
Zadar to Opatija Express Premium - 6 days map

SAILING HOLIDAY Experience an Adriatic adventure with a cruise starting in Zadar, a city of Roman ruins and medieval landmarks. Explore serene islands, discover the tranquil Ilovik and the vibrant Lošinj, famed for its aromatic gardens. Sail to Cres, an island abundant in natural beauty and ancient history, before reaching Opatija. Experience the elegant Opatija Riviera, stroll its scenic promenade, and enjoy local flavours before bidding farewell under the stars on your final night aboard.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Premium Ship Prices
Premium Plus Ship Prices
Ship Categories

Trip Highlights

Zadar - Discover the rich cultural heritage of Zadar, from ancient Roman ruins to medieval landmarks like the St. Donatus Church
Lošinj Island - Experience the "Sunshine Island" known for its abundance of pine forests, wildflowers, and a relaxing Mediterranean atmosphere
Opatija Riviera - Enjoy the elegance of Opatija, taking in its beautiful seaside promenade and exploring the charming fishing village of Volosko
Island Hopping - Explore peaceful islands like Molat or Olib, known for their tranquility and crystal-clear waters
Cres - Delve into the unspoiled natural beauty of Cres, with olive groves, vineyards, and remarkable stone walls
Adriatic Cruise - Enjoy a cruise journey exploring captivating coastal beauty; take in breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea and stops at various islands and coastal towns

Included

Breakfast daily, 4 (3-course) lunches and 1 Captain's dinner
5 days sailing off the Dalmatian Coast in the Adriatic Sea
Daily cabin service, fresh set of towels and bed linen mid-week & luggage handling
Guided city tour of Zadar with English speaking guide
Complimentary WiFi onboard
5 nights accommodation onboard an air conditioned ship in Premium cabin
Services of onboard captain and crew
Olive oil & wine tasting on board
Complimentary water from water fountain, afternoon tea with coffee and biscuits

Not Included

International flights and visa.
Port tax of EUR 45 per person, 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
Arrival and departure transfers

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome

Saturday. Welcome to your Croatian sailing adventure. Day 1 in Zadar begins with check-in at the port by 17:00 PM.

You will then join a guided tour of the city, where you can wander through Zadar's ancient sites, like the Roman forum from the 1st century AD and the famous 9th-century Church of St. Donatus. Zadar's impressive 16th-century city walls and gates, along with elegant palaces, tell stories of its noble past.

The waterfront and town center offer a vibrant mix of great dining options, while modern attractions like the unique Zadar Sea Organ and "The Greeting to the Sun" light installation add a contemporary touch. After a day of discovery, settle in for an overnight aboard the ship in Zadar.
Overnight: Zadar - onboard

Day 2

Island Hopping & Captain's Dinner

Zadar - Molat Island/Olib. The journey continues from Zadar towards the tranquil islands of Molat or Olib, navigating through the picturesque northern part of the Zadar archipelago. These islands offer peace and serenity, a serene escape.

This evening's highlight is the Captain's dinner party onboard, a special event that promises a delightful evening of food and festivities.
Overnight: Molat Island or Olib - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Sunshine Island

Molat Island/Olib - Ilovik - Losinj Island. After breakfast and a leisurely morning swim, the cruise sets course for Ilovik, a charming island adorned with beautiful bays and clear waters. A brief stop allows you to enjoy the beauty of this serene location before embarking towards Losinj, often referred to as the "Sunshine Island."

Losinj offers lush pine forests, wildflowers, and aromatic herbs, creating a captivating Mediterranean atmosphere. As the vessel arrives, guests can take a scenic stroll along the picturesque waterfront or opt to visit the Lošinj Aromatic Garden, showcasing indigenous herbs and plants.

For those seeking further exploration, the quaint town of Veli Lošinj is easily accessible on foot, offering a glimpse into local life.
Overnight: Losinj Island - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

The Captivating Cres

Losinj Island - Cres Island. After a morning swim, the journey continues towards Cres, an island renowned for its unspoiled beauty. Its elongated shape is adorned with olive groves, vineyards, and dense forests of oak and beech, while remarkable stone walls tell historical tales.

Interestingly, Cres and Mali Lošinj were once a single island until the Romans created a narrow channel to separate them. As the day progresses, arrive at the port of Cres, where you will spend the night.
Overnight: Cres Island - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

The Opatija Riviera

Cres Island - Opatija. Following breakfast, the voyage continues towards Opatija, offering a stunning view of the renowned Opatija Riviera from the sea.

Upon afternoon arrival, you can choose to partake in a walking tour of Opatija (booked and paid locally). This tour includes either a leisurely stroll along Croatia's longest seaside promenade, the lungomare, or a visit to Volosko, a picturesque fishing village celebrated for hosting some of the country's finest fish restaurants.

As the day draws to a close, join our farewell party beneath the twinkling stars.
Overnight: Opatija - onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Goodbye

Thursday. Your Croatian adventure concludes with a final breakfast shared among new friends and the crew. The tour will end on arrival at the port of Opatija. Safe travels!
Breakfast

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
20 May - 25 May 20% off
NZD $2,445
NZD $1,956
NZD $3,665
NZD $2,932
03 Jun - 08 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,015
NZD $2,412
NZD $4,525
NZD $3,620
10 Jun - 15 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,015
NZD $2,412
NZD $4,525
NZD $3,620
17 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
24 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
01 Jul - 06 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
08 Jul - 13 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
15 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
22 Jul - 27 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
29 Jul - 03 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
12 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
19 Aug - 24 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
26 Aug - 31 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
02 Sep - 07 Sep 20% off
NZD $3,155
NZD $2,524
NZD $4,735
NZD $3,788
30 Sep - 05 Oct 20% off
NZD $3,015
NZD $2,412
NZD $4,525
NZD $3,620
07 Oct - 12 Oct 20% off
NZD $2,445
NZD $1,956
NZD $3,665
NZD $2,932

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.

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.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
20 May - 25 May 20% off
NZD $2,875
NZD $2,300
NZD $4,305
NZD $3,444
03 Jun - 08 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,305
NZD $2,644
NZD $4,955
NZD $3,964
10 Jun - 15 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,305
NZD $2,644
NZD $4,955
NZD $3,964
17 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
24 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
01 Jul - 06 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
08 Jul - 13 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
15 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
22 Jul - 27 Jul 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
29 Jul - 03 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
12 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
19 Aug - 24 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
26 Aug - 31 Aug 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
02 Sep - 07 Sep 20% off
NZD $3,585
NZD $2,868
NZD $5,385
NZD $4,308
30 Sep - 05 Oct 20% off
NZD $3,305
NZD $2,644
NZD $4,955
NZD $3,964
07 Oct - 12 Oct 20% off
NZD $2,875
NZD $2,300
NZD $4,305
NZD $3,444

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Zadar
Ends
Opatija
Departs
Saturdays
Group Size
Min 10 / Max 28 - 38
Hotel Rating
Premium Ship
Tour Guide
0
Meals
Breakfast: 5, Lunch: 4, Dinner: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
15 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
Boats in the harbour of Zadar, lit up in the evening
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