Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 ZAGREB
We commence our tour with an arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening, we will meet our guide and fellow tour members at a welcome dinner. (D)

Stay at: Sheraton Hotel Zagreb (5 star) or similar

DAY 2 ZAGREB – MOTOVUN
Join a walking tour of Zagreb's historic Upper Town and Zagreb Cathedral discovering Croatia's endearing capital. In the afternoon 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 with a stop for truffle tasting before arriving to beautiful Motovun for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Stay at: Hotel Kastel (4 star) or similar

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

DAY 4 MOTOVUN – PLITVICE
This morning we take a scenic drive to one of Croatia’s highlights, Plitvice Lakes. On arrival, we will take a walking tour through the park where 16 terraced lakes are connected by cascading waterfalls offering spectacular scenery. Check in to charming family run hotel, Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo (4 star) for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

DAY 5 PLITVICE – ZADAR – SKRADIN – TROGIR
This morning depart to the lovely coastal town of Zadar displaying magnificent examples of Roman and Venetian ruins throughout the city. After a guided tour continue through Croatia's heartland to Bibich Winery. At this culinary stop we sample locally produced wines and enjoy a lunch of regional foods before proceeding to Trogir. (B, L)

Stay at: Hotel Brown Beach (4 star) or similar

DAY 6 TROGIR
Discover Trogir's delights on a walking tour of its ancient artistic centre with the rest of the day at leisure for your own enjoyment exploring the city's labyrinth of narrow cobbled stone streets, boutiques and lovely waterfront. This evening, join your group for dinner. (B, D)

DAY 7 CRUISE: TROGIR – SPLIT – BRAC – HVAR
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 New Star 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 before arriving this evening in Hvar's ancient port of Stari Grad (B, L)

DAY 8 CRUISE: HVAR
Our Hvar experience continues with an in-depth introduction to island life on one of the world’s most stunning islands. We explore small fishing villages, see 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 we arrive in Hvar Town, the historical centre of Hvar Island, for a guided walk through this popular Adriatic hot spot. (B, L)

DAY 9 CRUISE: HVAR – BISEVO – VIS
We cruise to Bisevo Island’s incredible Blue Cave, one of the most unique natural phenomena. Only recently opened to the public, its silvery blue waters are a must – see. We continue our cruise with stops for a refreshing swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic to 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 10 CRUISE: VIS – KORCULA
This morning we journey to Korcula sailing along the length of the island to enchanting Korcula Town where, on a walking tour, we will see the mighty fortress and city walls. (B, L)

DAY 11 CRUISE: KORCULA – MLJET
We continue our Dalmatian exploration to Mljet, one of the Adriatic’s prettiest islands. Here we will embrace the relaxed atmosphere and unspoilt beauty of the National Park, its two unique salt water lakes and medieval monastery. (B, L)

DAY 12 CRUISE: MLJET – SIPAN
Enjoy refreshing swims and stops in beautiful coves as we cruise to Sipan, forming part of the picturesque Elaphite Islands. Here we will explore the settlement of Sipanska Luka and appreciate its delightful laid back ambiance. (B, L)

DAY 13 CRUISE: SIPAN – DUBROVNIK
We cruise the final stretch to Dubrovnik, the Jewel of the Adriatic, and join a walking tour of the walled city. Tonight, celebrate the conclusion of the tour at a farewell dinner accompanied by Klapa entertainment. (B, D)

DAY 14 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
  • 6 day land tour by modern air-conditioned coach
  • 6 nights accommodation in first class, boutique hotels
  • 7 nights cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 8 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • Complimentary beverage with lunch
  • Guided sightseeing tours of:
    Zagreb
    Motovun
    Rovinj
    Pula
    Plitvice
    Zadar
    Trogir
    Split
    Hvar
    Korcula
    Dubrovnik

Pricing

Prices are per person in Australian Dollars (AUD)

DateTwin/DoubleSingle
Standard Cabin, Lower DeckSingle Cabin, Main DeckStandard Cabin, Main DeckStandard Cabin, Upper DeckStandard Cabin, Lower DeckSingle Cabin, Main DeckStandard Cabin, Main DeckStandard Cabin, Upper Deck
17 May 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 N/A $6,515 $6,360 Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 $8,200 $8,050 $10,250 $10,090 Sold Out Booking Enquiry
14 Jun 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry
12 Jul 2020
MS New Star
$5,925 $5,770 N/A $6,330 $6,175 $6,565 $6,415 $8,720 $8,560 $8,000 $7,840 $10,040 $9,890 $10,300 $10,140 Booking Enquiry
16 Aug 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 N/A Sold Out Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 $8,200 $8,050 Sold Out Sold Out Booking Enquiry
30 Aug 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 N/A $6,515 $6,360 Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 $8,200 $8,050 $10,250 $10,090 Sold Out Booking Enquiry
13 Sep 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 N/A $6,515 $6,360 Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 $8,200 $8,050 $10,250 $10,090 Sold Out Booking Enquiry
27 Sep 2020
MS New Star
$6,130 $5,975 N/A $6,515 $6,360 Sold Out $8,920 $8,770 $8,200 $8,050 $10,250 $10,090 Sold Out Booking Enquiry

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS New Star

  • Launched: 2018
  • Length: 45.8m
  • Breadth: 9m
  • Speed: 18.5km/h
  • Crew: 8
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sundeck with deck chairs, sunbeds and jacuzzi
  • Salon restaurant
  • Bar
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Outdoor lounge with tables and comfortable sofas
  • Rear swimming platform
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
DeckCabinBeddingSize (sqm)WindowTo Open
Upper DeckStandardDouble/Twin15-19WindowYes
Main DeckStandardDouble/Twin15-19WindowYes
Main DeckStandardSingle15-19WindowYes
Lower DeckStandardDouble/Twin15-19PortholeNo

Amenities

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