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September 01 – MS Avantura – Dubrovnik to Split Deluxe Cruise

  • Duration7 Nights
  • StyleSmall Ship Cruise
  • When to GoSeptember 01, 2025
  • Price GuideFrom $1,833 Per Person
Cruise for seven magical nights, sailing on a luxury yacht-like ship from Dubrovnik to Split, taking in many of Croatia’s highlights on an island-hopping adventure. Discover island favorites like glamourous Hvar with its yacht-filled harbor, fairytale-like Old Korcula Town, lush Mljet Island, and more. You’ll be traveling in style while enjoying a more intimate, authentic experience that brings the opportunity to sample the delicious local fare and plenty of fine Dalmatian wine while in port. Look forward to inspiring tours led by expert local guides, swim stops in secluded bays and off the shores of idyllic beaches, and comfortable overnights in a spacious en-suite cabin.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Dubrovnik Arrival

      • Guided tour of Old City Dubrovnik
      • Cocktail Reception with dinner
  • Day 2
    • Ston/Slano

      • Fresh oyster tasting with wine
      • Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
  • Day 3
    • Mljet & Korcula

      • Visit the saltwater lakes in Mljet Island National Park
      • Guided walking tour of Korcula’s storybook Old Town
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • Discover unspoiled tranquility on Vis
  • Day 5
    • Blue Cave & Hvar

      • OPTIONAL: Guided tour of the Blue Cave
      • Winery visit in Hvar
  • Day 6
    • Zlatni Rat Beach & Trogir

      • Swim stop at world-famous Zlatni Rat Beach
      • Free time to explore Trogir
  • Day 7
    • Split

      • Guided walking tour through Old Town Split
  • Day 8
    • Split Departure

      • Departure transfer to local Split hotel or Split’s airport
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    Our Cruise Ships

    MS Avantura

    The MS Avantura is a 52m (170 ft) long cruise ship, which was built in 2019. The ship features 19 spacious main deck and lower deck cabins which accommodate up to 38 on board the guests. The vessel features a spacious sun deck with a splash pool. It also has an elegant dining area and outdoor lounge area perfect for socializing.

    What's Included

    • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports/hotels
    • Daily buffet breakfast with fruit selection
    • 3-Course daily lunch with salad bar
    • 3- Course welcome dinner
    • Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
    • Unlimited filtered water, tea and coffee throughout your cruise
    • Wine tasting experience at a family vineyard on the Island of Hvar
    • Guided city tours of Dubrovnik, Split and Korcula
    • Entrance to the Mljet National Park
    • Oyster and mussel harvesting tour in Ston
    • Daily swim stops in secluded bays with access to water toys
    • Complimentary WiFi on-board
    • Professional English-speaking cruise director with on board lectures
    • Whisper headsets to use for each of your excursions
    • Daily cabin service & luggage handling

    What's not Included

    • International flights from your country of origin
    • Gratuities
    • Port taxes - please refer to your quote
    • Any meals, tours, or activities other than those specifically mentioned in itinerary
    • Entrance to the Blue Cave

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1

      Dubrovnik Arrival

      Aerial view Dubrovnik CroatiaDubrovnik 2

      Welcome to Dubrovnik. Your private driver will transfer you to your ship in Gruz Harbour upon arrival at Dubrovnik’s airport or from your local hotel. Check-in is from 2 pm on and once you’ve settled in, you’ll join our local guide for a walking tour of the city’s famous walled historic center. Stroll the Stradun, its main thoroughfare, and marvel at buildings like the 16th-century Renaissance Sponza Palace before returning to the ship for our welcome cocktail reception with dinner. You’ll enjoy a multicourse meal, introductions to your fellow passengers, the captain, and the crew, and an overview of the journey ahead.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik

      Meals Included:
      Welcome dinner with cocktail

    • Day 2


      Oyster Wine Tour CroatiaSton Croatia

      Our departure this morning starts by sailing around the walls of Dubrovnik’s Old City for a perspective from the water. We’ll continue by traveling toward the nearby Elaphiti Islands for your first swim stop and then head to the coastal village of Slano on the mainland. Marvel at the ramparts while taking a short walk along the coast to Ston where you’ll hop into a small boat to reach the heart of the estuary for a unique tasting experience. Sample fresh oysters straight from the sea, complemented by local wine. This evening, the Captain’s Dinner will be hosted on board.

      Excursions Included:
      Oyster & Mussel tasting

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast, Lunch & Captain’s Dinner

    • Day 3

      Mljet & Korcula

      D6Mljet National Park 2Korcula Croatia 1

      Departing early for Mljet Island, upon arrival you can enjoy the short walk to the famous saltwater lakes in Mljet National Park. A boat ride can bring you to tiny St. Mary’s Islet in the middle of Great Lake which is home to a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. From there, our cruise continues to densely forested Korcula, best known as the birthplace of international explorer Marco Polo. You’ll meet our guide at the gate of the walled Old Town for a walking tour that reveals historical landmarks like the St. Mark’s Cathedral with the Venetian winged lion of St. Mark and the House of Marco Polo.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Korcula

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 4


      Vis 2D4Pakleni Islands 2

      Departing Korcula after breakfast, we’ll cruise toward the furthest island from the Croatian coast, tranquil Vis. Once a strategic military base, it was closed to the public for 40 years, and combined with its isolated location, has managed to remain largely unspoiled. Upon arrival to the north side of the island at Vis town, enjoy time to explore its maze of charming streets on your own. You might visit the archaeological museum and ancient ruins that include the necropolis of Issa, town walls, and a theater. Walking up to Fort George brings a breathtaking view and is an ideal spot for sipping wine at sunset.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 5

      Blue Cave & Hvar

      Blue Cave 1D4Tomic Winery Hvar

      Cruising toward sunny Hvar, with its spectacular landscapes that include aromatic lavender fields, and vineyard-covered hills, we’ll stop at Bisevo Island for a tour of the Blue Cave. Enter in a small boat to witness the sea grotto as it’s illuminated in a brilliant blue light and then reboard as we continue to Hvar. You’ll get an orientation tour hosted by your cruise manager upon arrival and then head to the rolling hills for a wine-tasting experience at a family-run winery. Returning to Hvar Town afterward, the evening is all yours – we recommend a sunset view dinner in one of the many outstanding restaurants.

      Optional Excursions:
      Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally)

      Excursions Included:
      Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 6

      Zlatni Rat Beach & Trogir

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      Our ultimate destination is Trogir, but first, one of the most exciting swim stops will be enjoyed off the shores of one of the most photographed beaches in all of Europe, Zlatni Rat, with translucent blue waters on three sides. If you aren’t in the swimming mood, perhaps enjoy coffee in charming Bol. Continuing to medieval Trogir, its UNESCO-listed walled Old City is like an open-air museum, with many impressive buildings like St. Lawrence Cathedral, one of the finest examples of sacral architecture in Croatia.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 7


      D7Split Waterfront 2Diocletians Palace Split

      The final full day of the cruise brings us to ancient Split. We’ll depart Trogir early, and upon arrival at our destination, you’ll join our local guide for a walking tour of the Old City. It includes Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a vast complex that hosts some of the most well-preserved Roman architecture, covering nearly half the historic center. Afterward, enjoy leisure time strolling the famous Riva, a seaside promenade. This evening, head to one of the many eateries in the palace housed in a centuries-old building to celebrate the conclusion of your trip with a gourmet dinner on your own.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Split

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 8

      Split Departure

      D8Split Cafe 2Split Waterfront Croatia

      While goodbyes are rarely easy, after a week filled with memories, it’s time for departure. You’ll be able to fuel up for your onward travels with one last breakfast on board before saying your farewells to new friends made, the captain, and the crew. You’ll be met by your driver upon disembarkation for a private transfer to Split’s airport to catch your flight home or head elsewhere, or to a local hotel if you plan to spend more time here.

      Meals Included:

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