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Although I was born in Zambia, raised in Zimbabwe (two land-locked countries), I am very passionate about travel on the sea. I’ve cruised extensively on luxury small ships and ocean liners around the world – I look forward to sharing my experiences with you

Muno

Cruise Specialist

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Overview

  • from $3,093 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Max 38 Passengers on Cruise Portion
  • May - Oct
  • Easy
  • 2.5hrs from London / 10hrs from NYC

Highlights

This adventure includes a full week of elegant cruising on a yacht-like ship from Dubrovnik to Split along with several days of land tours, providing an ideal mix for those who want to take in more of Croatia’s highlights. Embark on intriguing locally guided tours that explore centuries of history while getting expert insight, soak up breathtaking scenery, and look forward to lots of mouthwatering Croatian fare and fine wines in between. Highlights are numerous, with just a few including Dubrovnik’s medieval walled city, the world-renowned Blue Cave, photogenic Zlatni Rat Beach, the stunning lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice, and some unique tastings.

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At a Glance

  • Days 1-2
    • Dubrovnik

      • Explore magnificent Dubrovnik on your own
      • Transfer to your elegant ship in Gruz Harbour
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 3
    • Dubrovnik & Ston/Slano

      • Guided walking tour of Old City Dubrovnik
      • Oyster and mussel tasting experience in Ston
      • Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
  • Days 4-5
    • Mljet, Korcula & Vis

      • Discover the saltwater lakes in Mljet National Park
      • Guided walking tour of Korcula’s Old Town
      • Experience tranquil Vis at your leisure
  • Day 6
    • Hvar

      • Blue Cave tour & Family-run winery visit
  • Day 7
    • Zlatni Rat Beach & Trogir

      • Swim stop at world-famous Zlatni Rat Beach
      • Guided walking tour of medieval Trogir
  • Day 8
    • Split

      • Guided walking tour through Old Town Split
  • Day 9
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Discover the lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice
  • Days 10-11
    • Zagreb

      • Guided walking tour in Zagreb
      • Departure transfer
  • Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Dubrovnik Arrival

    Dubrovnik

    Start your unforgettable cruise and land journey by flying into Dubrovnik International Airport. You’ll be welcomed by our driver who will provide a private transfer to your hotel in the city. The rest of the day is all yours, to rest, relax, or go exploring. After settling into your room, you might enjoy a preview of the historic center with many impressive landmarks, shops, and eateries lining the limestone-paved streets. For a panoramic view over it all, hop on the cable car for a ride to the top of Mount Srd or enjoy a stroll atop the city walls that encircle the historic area.

    • Excursions Included: N/A
    • Meals Included: N/A

    Day 2 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik Walls

    The cruise portion of your trip begins today by taking a private transfer from your hotel in Dubrovnik (or the airport for later arrivals) to Gruz Harbour where your ship awaits. Boarding is possible throughout the day with your cabin available from 1 pm, but you can drop off your bags if you arrive earlier Return in time for the Welcome Dinner and Reception that starts at 7 pm. Or, feel free to take advantage of the ship’s facilities if you prefer to relax. This evening, you’ll enjoy a multicourse meal and introductions to the captain and crew while getting to know your fellow passengers.

    • Excursions Included: N/A
    • Meals Included: Welcome Dinner with Cocktail

    Day 3 Dubrovnik & Slano/Ston

    Oyster & Wine Tour, Croatia

    Before our departure, you’ll take a guided walking tour of the Old City, taking in sights like Rector’s Palace and Sponza Palace along with the jaw-dropping view from atop the imposing stone walls that include the sea, nearby islands, and the red-tiled roofs of the historic center. Once back on board the ship, we’ll sail to Slano, a traditional fishing village on the coastal mainland that sits next to Ston, another fortified village that’s world-renowned for its oysters. This is our destination for a tasting of both oysters and mussels straight from the sea at an oyster farm while learning more about how they’re harvested. Return to the ship for this evening’s Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment.

    • Excursions Included: Walking tour of Dubrovnik / Tour Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment

    Day 4 Mljet & Korcula

    Mljet National Park

    We’ll travel north to lush Mljet Island, visiting its national park. A short walk brings you to two famous saltwater lakes in brilliant hues of blue and green, with Great Lake home to an islet topped with an ancient Benedictine monastery. Continue to Korcula Island where you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour through Korcula Old Town which looks as if it came straight from the pages of a storybook, complete with walls, gates, towers, and bastions. The rest of the day is yours – enjoy dinner this evening at one of the many authentic eateries along the waterfront or among the maze of narrow streets.

    • Excursions Included: Entrance fees to the Mljet National Park / Guided walking tour of Korcula
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 5 Vis

    Vis Waterfront

    Departing early for one of the most remote islands in Croatia, Vis, en route we’ll stop so that you can enjoy a refreshing dip in a hidden cove or secluded bay surrounded by magnificent scenery. Arriving at Vis this afternoon, you’ll notice an incredibly serene atmosphere as it’s largely unspoiled by tourism due to its isolation and having been closed off to the public for decades while used as a military base. Enjoy a relaxed visit on your own, strolling the waterfront and through the charming streets with many taverns for enjoying a tasty meal or unwinding with your favorite beverage.

    • Excursions Included: N/A
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 6 Blue Cave & Hvar

    Blue Cave

    Sailing toward sunny Hvar, famous for its world-class restaurants and nightlife, enjoy a highlight along the way, stopping en route to visit Bisevo Island which hosts the famous Blue Cave. A tour in a small boat brings you inside to marvel at a magical natural phenomenon. The interior is illuminated in a mesmerizing blue glow when the rays of the sun enter through a crack in the roof and reflect off the white limestone sea bottom. Once in Hvar, you’ll visit Jelsa for a wine-tasting experience at a family-run winery followed by a guided walking tour of the historical sights in Old Town Hvar.

    • Excursions Included: Guided tour & entrance to the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally) / Wine tasting tour on the Island of Hvar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 7 Zlatni Rat Beach & Trogir

    Trogir, Croatia

    We’ll overnight in Trogir but before we reach the medieval town, you’ll get to enjoy a thrilling swim stop at Zlatni Rat beach near the town of Bol on Brac Island. One of Europe’s most beautiful, it stretches for nearly a third of a mile into the dreamy aquamarine sea that surrounds it on three sides. If you’d rather, you can grab a coffee and enjoy people-watching in town instead. After reaching Trogir, a guided walking tour will reveal its many architectural wonders like St. Lawrence Cathedral before returning to the ship.

    • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Trogir
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 8 Split

    Split Waterfront

    On the last day of your cruise, we’ll sail to Split where you’ll join an exciting walking tour that’s like a trip back in time. Alongside your guide, you’ll head through the labyrinth of narrow streets in Diocletian’s Palace, a vast complex built as the Roman emperor’s retirement residence. The remarkably well-preserved buildings date all the way back to the 4th century, with influences by the Greeks, Romans, and Venetians. You’ll even see the palace cellars, a filming site for the hit series “Game of Thrones,” serving as the place where Daenerys’ dragons were trained. Enjoy dinner on your own in Split this evening.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Split
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 9 Split Disembarktion. To Plitvice National Park

    Plitvice lakes

    With the cruise portion of your trip concluded, your private driver will pick you up upon disembarkation to explore one of Croatia’s top attractions: Plitvice Lakes National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, its images have frequently gone viral, with lakes in surreal hues that range from brilliant turquoise to emerald, while countless waterfalls are laced in between, spilling into tranquil pools. You’ll be able to walk the boardwalks and wooded paths that wind through awe-inspiring viewpoints, take a boat ride across Kozjak Lake and finish with a ride on a panoramic train that leads back to the park entrance.

    • Excursions Included: Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 10 Zagreb

    Zagreb Walking Tour

    A private transfer will bring you from your Plitvice hotel to Zagreb this morning. The capital and largest city of Croatia, it has a more than three-thousand-year history. After settling into your accommodation here, our local guide will meet you for a tour through the cobbled streets of the Old Town, which include the symbol of the city, 13th-century St. Mark’s Church and its colorful roof as well as Zagreb Cathedral, the most monumental sacral gothic-style building southeast of the Alps, with twin spires that stand out on the skyline. Enjoy time for exploring the many parks, shops, cafes, and restaurants in the Lower Town too.

    • Excursions Included: Walking tour of Zagreb
    • Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 11 Zagreb Departure

    Zagreb

    After 11 days of cruising and land tours, this memorable journey comes to an end. Be sure your bags are packed and ready as you’ll be met by your driver for a private transfer to Zagreb’s airport after breakfast. You can catch your flight home or head out on further travels, should we wish to extend your trip. Our travel experts will be happy to assist, otherwise, we hope to see you again for another exciting adventure.

    • Excursions Included: N/A
    • Meals Included: Breakfast
    • Dubrovnik

      Want to extend your trip?

      If you are looking to extend your stay in Croatia or equally visit another European destination on your trip, then please speak to our travel experts as we can create you a bespoke itinerary to suit your needs.

    Our Cruise Ships

    MV Infinity 670x400

    MV Infinity

    Built in 2015 and launched after much anticipation the following year, the MV Infinity was the first small cruising vessel to sail the Adriatic with cabins that have private balconies. She’s all about affordable luxury, including a top deck with comfortable loungers, a Jacuzzi for soaking while surrounded by magnificent scenery, water toys like snorkeling gear and a kayak, and mouthwatering cuisine served fresh on board, she quickly became one of the most sought-after ships for cruising the Dalmatian coast.

    MS Phoenix 670x400

    MS Phoenix

    An elegant yacht-like vessel, the MS Phoenix is nearly new, built in 2021 providing affordable luxury for cruising the magnificent Croatian coast. With the ability to reach out-of-the-way ports and smaller harbors, her guests can expect a more authentic experience with a smaller group of typically like-minded passengers. She offers 18 spacious, air-conditioned cabins that are all en-suite and include upscale amenities like LCD TVs, with windows or large portholes for watching the passing scenery.

    What's Included

    • 7 nights of sailing from Dubrovnik to Split on a deluxe ship in your choice of cabin
    • 11 days and 10 nights cruise and land tour
    • Transfers included throughout the trip
    • One-night stays at 4- or 5-star hotel accommodation on a bed-and-breakfast basis in Dubrovnik, the Plitvice Lakes area and Zagreb
    • Guided walking tours led by inspirational guides through Dubrovnik, Trogir, Korcula, Split, and Zagreb
    • One-way bus transfer from the port in Dubrovnik to the Old City
    • Extensive breakfast buffet provided every morning plus three-course lunches and fresh fruit daily on the cruise
    • Welcome dinner with three courses on the first night
    • Captain’s Dinner with three courses complemented by live entertainment
    • Coffee, tea and filtered water, provided throughout the cruise
    • Tour and tasting of fresh oysters and mussels at a Ston oyster farm
    • Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island at one of the most sought-after wineries
    • Entrance fees to Mljet National Park and Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Cabin cleaning service provided each day of the cruise
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi on the ship
    • Dedicated, professional cruise manager throughout the cruise
    • Luggage handling

    What's Extra

    • As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them
    • Gratuities
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
    • Visas if required
    • Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 70% single person supplement for lower deck cabins

    Departure Dates

    Please select your year of departure.

    2023

    • May

      May 05, 2023May 12, 2023May 19, 2023May 26, 2023
    • June

      Jun 02, 2023Jun 09, 2023Jun 16, 2023Jun 23, 2023Jun 30, 2023
    • July

      Jul 07, 2023Jul 14, 2023Jul 21, 2023Jul 28, 2023
    • August

      Aug 04, 2023Aug 11, 2023Aug 18, 2023Aug 25, 2023
    • September

      Sep 01, 2023Sep 08, 2023Sep 15, 2023Sep 22, 2023Sep 29, 2023
    • October

      Oct 06, 2023

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