Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 ZAGREB
Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel. After you have settled in you will join your guide and fellow tour members for a walking tour featuring the historic Upper Town, Zagreb Cathedral and Government Palace.(D)
Stay at: Hotel Dubrovnik (4 star)

DAY 2 ZAGREB - BALE - BUZET
We continue our journey to enchanting Istria, which still retains its Venetian heritage, to explore its lesser known inland region of delightful medieval hilltop villages. Our guide will take us for a true taste of the region to visit a small family-owned olive oil factory, sample locally produced oils in the charming village of Bale. Continue your adventure seeing delightful towns full of old charm to arrive to quaint Buzet, known as the city of truffles. (B, L)
Stay at: Hotel Vela Vrata (4 star)

DAY 3 BUZET/ISTRIAN PENINSULA
Discover Istria's stunning coast as you explore the picturesque fishing village of Rovinj and continue to Pula to see its ancient amphitheatre towering over the town's centre. (B, L)

DAY 4 BUZET - PLITVICE
Take a scenic drive to one of Croatia's highlights, Plitvice Lakes. After checking in at the charming family run Hotel Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo (4 star) take a walking tour through the park where 16 terraced lakes are connected by cascading waterfalls offering spectacular scenery. (B, D)
Stay at: Hotel Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo (4 star)

DAY 5 PLITVICE - SKRADIN - SPLIT
This morning presents another opportunity to capture the beauty of the lakes and a walk in the park before travelling through Croatia's heartland to Bibich Winery. At this culinary stop sample locally produced wines and enjoy a lunch of regional foods before proceeding to Split for an early evening arrival. (B, L)
Stay at: Hotel Cornaro (4 star)

DAY 6 CRUISE: SPLIT - BRAC - HVAR
With our guide we will explore Split’s historic centre built around the 4th century Diocletian’s Palace. We will then meet our captain and crew as we embark on a private charter aboard the deluxe MS Equator or MS San Antonio through the stunning Dalmatian Islands. We set sail for beautiful Bol on the Island of Brac, for a swim at the famous Golden Horn beach. We arrive this evening in Hvar’s ancient port of Stari Grad. (B, L)

DAY 7 CRUISE: HVAR
Your Hvar experience continues with an in-depth introduction to island life on one of the world’s most stunning islands. Explore small fishing villages, see its vineyard-covered hills, olive groves and undulating fields of rosemary and lavender (seasonal), followed by a traditional Peka lunch including wine tasting at a local konoba (traditional tavern). In the afternoon arrive to Hvar Town, the historical centre of Hvar Island, for a guided walking tour of this popular Adriatic hot spot. (B, L)

DAY 8 CRUISE: HVAR - BISEVO - VIS
Cruise to Bisevo Island's incredible Blue Cave, one of the most unique natural phenomena. Only recently opened to the public, it's silvery blue waters are a must-see. Continue your cruise, with a stop for a refreshing swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic, to the beautiful Vis Island. Until the late 80's Vis was closed to tourists and served as a military zone for the Yugoslav army. (B, L)

DAY 9 CRUISE: VIS - KORCULA
This morning journey to Korcula, cruising along the length of the island to the enchanting Korcula Town where, on a walking tour, you will see the mighty fortress and city walls. (B, L)

DAY 10 CRUISE: KORCULA - MLJET
Continue your Dalmatian exploration to Mljet, one of Adriatic’s prettiest islands. Embrace the relaxed atmosphere and unspoilt beauty of the National Park, its two unique salt water lakes and medieval monastery. (B, L)

DAY 11 CRUISE: MLJET - SIPAN
Enjoy refreshing swims and stops in beautiful coves as you cruise to Sipan, forming part of the picturesque Elaphite Islands. Explore the settlement of Sipanska Luka and appreciate its’ delightful laid back ambiance. (B, L)

DAY 12 CRUISE: SIPAN - DUBROVNIK
Cruise the final stretch to Dubrovnik, the Jewel of the Adriatic, and take in spectacular views of the city walls and Old Harbour. Join a walking tour of the walled city and tonight, celebrate the conclusion of your tour at a farewell dinner accompanied by klapa entertainment. (B, D)

DAY 13 CRUISE: DUBROVNIK
Your cruise-tour concludes with a departure transfer for your onward journey. (B)

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Visitor Tax and port fees
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Small group 6 day land tour
  • 5 nights accommodation in central, 4 star and boutique hotels
  • Hotel porterage
  • All gratuities
  • 12 breakfasts
  • 9 lunches
  • 7 dinners – including Captain’s Dinner
  • Complimentary water, tea & coffee (cruise only)
  • Guided tours of:
    Dubrovnik
    Hvar
    Korcula
    Plitvice National Park
    Pula
    Rovinj
    Split
    Zagreb
  • Also included:
    Visit a family-owned olive oil factory in Bale & sample locally produced oils

Pricing

Prices are per person in AUD

Date Twin/Double Single
Lower Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Main Deck
21 May 2018
MS Equator
Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry
18 Jun 2018
MS Equator
Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry
16 Jul 2018
MS San Antonio
$5,095 $5,495 $7,090 $7,890 Booking Enquiry
13 Aug 2018
MS San Antonio
Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry
10 Sep 2018
MS Equator
Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Equator

  • Launched: 2017
  • Length: 39m
  • Breadth: 8m
  • Speed: 17km/h
  • Crew: 6
  • Passengers: 36
  • Cabins: 18
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun deck with deck chairs and sunbeds
  • Rooftop jacuzzi
  • Salon restaurant
  • Bar
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Swimming platform
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Main Deck Standard Twin/Double 11-13 Window Yes
Standard Deck Standard Twin/Double 12-14 Porthole No

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Balcony

Boat 2: MS San Antonio

  • Launched: Under Construction
  • Length: 44.7m
  • Breadth: 8.6m
  • Speed:
  • Crew: 7/9
  • Passengers:
  • Cabins: 18
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Salon bar
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Balcony