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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

+1 844 879 7838

Overview

  • from $2,052 PP
  • 7 Nights
  • Max 38 Passengers
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 2.5hrs from London / 10hrs from NYC
  • BLACK FRIDAY SALE

    BLACK FRIDAY SALE - $200 Off Per Person

    Our Black Friday promotion is valid for new bookings made between November 23 & December 02. The $200 / £200 Off Per Person offer is only available on the Luxury Northern Croatia Cruise, cabin availability is limited and will be sold on a first-come basis. Our offers are not combinable, and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. 

Highlights

Sailing round trip from Split, this journey through Northern Croatia brings many surprises while exploring the Croatian coast and beyond. Enjoy unique tastings of Dalmatian wines and local foods like cheeses, olive oils, and prosciutto, along with many fascinating tours led by local guides. Multiple swim stops are featured off magnificent shorelines and in secluded bays, while both top attractions like famous Plitvice Lakes National Park and its endless waterfalls and lesser-known gems are explored. Throughout the trip you’ll be cruising on a luxurious, yacht-like ship with many impressive facilities, enjoying freshly prepared half-board meals and overnighting in a spacious, en-suite cabin.

Why Book with Us

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    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

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At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Split Arrival

      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Sibenik

      • Dalmatian hinterland tour
      • Farm-to-table tastings
      • Winery visit
  • Day 3
    • Galesnjak Island & Zadar

      • Swim stop at beautiful Galesnjak Island
      • Guided walking tour of Zadar
  • Day 4
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Guided walking tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Day 5
    • Telašćica National Park

      • Guided walking tour of Telascica National Park
      • Captain’s Dinner
  • Day 6
    • Kornati National Park & Primosten

      • Sail through the islands of Kornati National Park with time to explore on land
  • Day 7
    • Split

      • Guided tour of Diocletian’s Palace
  • Day 8
    • Split Departure

      • Departure transfer to Split Airport or onward to local hotel
  • Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Split Arrival

    View of Split

    Your cruise through Northern Croatia begins with your arrival into Split International Airport where your driver will welcome you and provide a transfer to the port. Check-in is from 2 pm on, but if you arrive early, you’ll be steps from the popular Riva waterfront promenade which is ideal for people-watching while enjoying a glass of wine at one of the many cafes. Once on the ship, our friendly crew will provide you with a welcome drink and you can get settled into your cabin. This evening, join us for the Welcome Dinner which includes an introduction to your captain, crew, and fellow passengers.

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

    Day 2 Sibenik

    Sibenik

    This morning we’ll make our departure, cruising toward ancient Sibenik which sits around a port on the mainland and has a more than thousand-year history. Enjoy lunch on board, with arrival in the early afternoon. After docking, follow our local guide for a tour through the Dalmatian hinterland where you’ll get to visit a family who produces homemade prosciutto, one of Croatia’s signature foods. Sample it along with homemade olive oils and cheeses before heading to an award-winning winery for a tour and tasting. You’ll have free time this evening for exploring highlights in Sibenik like the Gothic-Renaissance St. James Cathedral and enjoying dinner.

    • Excursions Included: Prosciutto, Cheese & Olive Oil tasting Experience with Winery Visit
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 3 Galesnjak Island & Zadar

    Galesnjak Island

    Enjoy an extended swim stop off the shores of the heart-shaped island of Galesnjak, known as the “island of love” while cruising toward Zadar along the northern coast. Simply take a memorable dip in the crystal-clear blue waters or take advantage of the many complimentary water toys on board. After lunch, we’ll arrive at Zadar where a local guide will bring you on a guided tour that includes the historic center with its medieval walls and iconic landmarks like St. Anastasia Cathedral, Dalmatia’s largest. You’ll witness its world-famous waterfront installations too, the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun, both powered by nature.

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

    Day 4 Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Plitvice lakes

    Breakfast will be served early today as you’ll experience one of the country’s top attractions, Plitvice Lakes National Park. A guided tour brings you through the approximately 30,000-hectare park, renowned for its magnificent waterfalls, with hundreds of them laced throughout and linked to lakes in dazzling shades of blues and greens. You’ll stroll the meandering paths, boardwalks, and little bridges to marvel at the views that have become Instagram-famous. With the water so clear you can often see trout swimming around and you’ll want to keep an eye out for the wildlife. Enjoy 4-5 hours exploring the beautiful waterfalls and lush surroundings before we head back to Zadar for a three-course dinner on board.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

    Day 5 Telašćica National Park

    Telašćica National Park

    Departing from Zadar, today we head to another national park, Telašćica, a stunning jewel at the southern tip of Dugi Otok Island with peaceful beaches and abundant flora and fauna. First, enjoy an extended swim stop in a sparkling bay to refresh and relax after a day on your feet in Plitvice. Once in the park, your cruise director will bring you to some gorgeous views that include an inland saltwater lake and soaring cliffs where you might be able to spot dolphins too. Back on board, get ready for another highlight as this evening the Captain’s Dinner will be hosted on the ship.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walk through the Telašćica National Park
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s Dinner

    Day 6 Kornati National Park & Primosten

    Primosten

    As Telašćica fades away, we’ll cruise toward Kornati National Park, sailing through the middle of the archipelago known for its moon-like landscapes, framed by a strikingly clear turquoise sea. Docking at one of the islands, you’ll have leisurely time to explore on your own before continuing to Primosten, a picturesque town known as one of the prettiest along the Northern Dalmatian coast. Take the afternoon and evening to explore, perhaps wandering the labyrinth of the Old Town or taking the 30-minute walk on the Seawall Loop that travels around it before setting down for alfresco dining in one of the many excellent eateries.

    • Excursions Included: Entrance to the Kornati National Park
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 7 Split

    Split Waterfront

    On our final full cruising day, we’ll sail from Primosten, making our way along the coast to return to Split. Enjoy your last swim stop near Drvenik Island and perhaps a thrilling jet-ski ride. We’ll reach Split after lunch, and you’ll meet up with our local guide for a tour of the Old Town. Nearly half of the UNESCO-protected historic center is covered by the huge Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace which dates back to the 4th century, filled with some of the most impressively well-preserved Roman architecture in the world. Afterward, enjoy dinner independently in one of the eateries in the palace or along the waterfront.

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

    Day 8 Split Departure

    Split Cafe

    With our journey coming to an end this morning, you’ll want to have your bags packed and ready, but one last breakfast will be served on board first. This is a good time to say your farewells to the crew, captain, and new friends made as soon it will be time to disembark. Your private transfer can bring you to Split’s airport to catch your flight home, head out on further travels, or if you’d like to stay in Split, your onward local hotel.

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

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    MV Memories

    Memories impresses guests and onlookers with her elegance and numerous desirable features. She has a maximum capacity for just 38 passengers, ensuring the utmost in hospitality and personalized service by the dedicated crew. Her luxurious cabins all have private bathrooms; 11 feature their own private balconies for enjoying the fresh salty sea breeze and the dazzling passing views. While the Jacuzzi is a great place to relax, your can also soak up the sun on a comfy lounger surrounded by sea views.

    • 7-night Northern Croatia Cruise on board a 2021 built luxury vessel with private balconies
    • Accommodation in a spacious en-suite and air-conditioned cabins, some of which have private balconies
    • Private arrival and departure transfers, to and from your Split hotel or Split Airport
    • Half board meals including a daily buffet breakfast and either three course lunch or dinner
    • Welcome three course dinner
    • Captain's three course dinner
    • A complimentary drink with each of your lunches and dinners
    • Unlimited filtered water
    • Free fresh fruit offered every day of the cruise
    • Complementary filtered coffee and tea available throughout the cruise
    • Guided proscuitto and winery tour from Sibenik
    • Guided tour of Zadar with a local expert
    • Guided tour and entrance to the Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Entrance to the Telašćica National Park
    • Entrance to the Kornati National Park
    • Guided tour of Split with a local expert
    • Very experienced on board cruise director with optional lectures
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
    • Complementary use of water toys including SUP's, sea kayaks and snorkelling equipment
    • Baggage handling
    • Port taxes
    • Cabin serviced daily with fresh bed linens and towels provided midweek

    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

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    2023

    • June

      Jun 17, 2023
    • August

      Aug 19, 2023

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