Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb! Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to start your discovery of Croatia’s capital city before joining your new friends at the hotel for dinner. D

Stay at The Westin or similar (5 star)


DAY 2 Zagreb
This morning your sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore the fascinating Old Town. B

Stay at The Westin or similar (5 star)

DAY 3 Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes - Zadar
Journey south for a visit to the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. Continue on to Zadar for embarkation aboard MS Premier. Later, join your fellow passengers and cruise manager for a welcome reception and dinner on board. BD

DAY 4 Cruise: Zadar - Sali
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Zadar's historical centre this morning. Uncover the 16th century walls built by the Venetians, Port Gate with its Venetian Lion guarding the entrance, St. Donat’s Church and the spectacular 1st century Roman Forum. Afterwards stop for a chance to taste the delicious, traditional Maraschino liqueur. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise on to Sali, a fishing village on the island of Dugi Otok, where you will spend the rest of the day at leisure. BL

DAY 5 Cruise: Sali - Sibenik
Visit two stunning National Parks in one day! Kornati National Park is home to 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Also visit Krka National Park to witness its magnificent cascading waterfalls. This evening is at your leisure in Sibenik. BL

DAY 6 Cruise: Sibenik - Trogir - Split
Enjoy a swim this morning before you cruise towards the coastal town of Trogir. Once there you will have some free time to roam around this World Heritage-listed city, known as 'mini Dubrovnik'. This town has a well preserved old town with a wonderful mix of architectural styles.. Then you'll continue on to Croatia’s second largest city, historic Split. On arrival, embark on a guided tour of the inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and witness the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage. Your evening will be at leisure to enjoy this captivating city. BL

DAY 7 Cruise: Split - Bol - Hvar
Today cruise to Bol on the island of Brac to visit the famous beach at Zlatni Rai (Golden Horn) where you will have time for a swim and a wander. Journey on to sunny Hvar and join a guided tour of Hvar Town featuring the oldest public theatre in Europe and the Franciscan Monastery. This evening is at leisure - perhaps dine at one of Hvar’s many seaside restaurants and enjoy its lively nightlife! BL

*Note: Due to the limited capacity of Hvar harbour during the peak season of July and August, the ports of Stari Grad or Jelsa (both on Hvar island) may be substituted as your overnight port. If this is the case a bus transfer to / from Hvar Town is included.


DAY 8 Cruise: Hvar - Korcula - Mljet
After breakfast, depart to Korcula, thought to be the birthplace of the great explorer Marco Polo. On arrival take a guided tour of Korcula Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. You'll then head towards the island of Mljet, supposedly the favourite holiday spot of Greek hero Ulysses! Here you will enjoy a guided tour of Mljet National Park and see the beautiful Great and Small Lakes. Tonight enjoy a Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board. BLD

Day 9 Cruise: Mljet – Dubrovnik
This morning cruise to Dubrovnik, considered the "Pearl of the Adriatic". Join a guided tour of this World Heritage listed city, including visits to Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery’s pharmacy. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at leisure for you to soak up this fascinating city. BL

Day 10 Cruise: Dubrovnik
Farewell your fellow fellow travellers and crew. Your Jewels of Croatia tour and cruise concludes after breakfast with a departure transfer for your onward journey. B

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Luggage handling
  • 2 nights accommodation in 5 star hotels
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Exclusions: Tourist tax and port charges (approx. EUR35 per person) & Gratuities and Optional excursions (to be paid locally).
  • Daily breakfast
  • 6 with 3 course lunches and salad bar during cruise
  • 3 dinners – including Captain’s Dinner and Welcome Reception Dinner
  • Complimentary water, tea & coffee (cruise only)
  • Guided tours of:
    Zagreb
    Plitvice Lakes National Park
    Zadar
    Split
    Hvar
    Korcula
    Krka National Park
    Mljet National Park
    Kornati National Park
    Dubrovnik
    Including wireless headset
  • Also included:
    Maraschino liqueur tasting

Pricing

Prices are per person in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Balcony Cabin, Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Balcony Cabin, Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck
19 May 2022
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28 Jul 2022
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Booking Enquiry $3,995 $4,305 $6,170 $6,480 $3,857
11 Aug 2022
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22 Sep 2022
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Booking Enquiry $3,995 $4,305 $6,170 $6,480 $3,857
06 Oct 2022
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Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Premier

  • Launched: 2021
  • Length: 50m
  • Breadth: 8.5m
  • Speed: 18km/h
  • Crew: 8
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 18
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun deck with jacuzzi, sauna, sunbeds and ample shade
  • Mini swimming pool on main deck
  • Salon restaurant
  • Lounge bar and outside seating
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Rear swimming platform
  • Free Wi-Fi
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Std w/ Balcony Double/Twin 14 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 15 Porthole No

 

Amenities

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