Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Split
Your cruise commences with a transfer from the airport to the port for embarkation which begins from 14.00hrs. You can settle in and then join your guide on a tour of this dynamic port city which has grown out of the 1,700-year-old Diocletian's Palace. Explore the medieval Old Town, and the bustle of modern life amid its ancient Roman setting. Cafes, restaurants, and galleries cram the cobblestone alleyways, the waterfront and the Marjan peninsula. Gather back onboard this evening for a Welcome cocktail and dinner.

Meals included: Dinner

DAY 2 Split - Brac - Hvar

Enjoy an early morning departure to Brac, which houses the iconic Zlatni Rat - a beautiful, horn shaped sandy beach that constantly changing due to the winds and tides. After lunch, the cruise continues to the island of Hvar where you will visit Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Europe, dating back to 385BC when it was known as Faros by the Greeks. The afternoon is yours to explore this UNESCO World Heritage listed town centre and we recommend you take a visit to Stari Grad Plain.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3 Hvar - Primosten
This morning, head towards Primosten with a swim stop and lunch en route. Primosten is a small, picturesque town situated between Sibenik and Trogir. Here, you will have the day at leisure to relax at pretty beaches or explore the small picturesque streets. We suggest a visit to the hilltop Church of St. George and if you have time, also walk the perimeter, along the seaside of the Old Town. In the late afternoon, be transferred inland for a authentic heritage dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 4 Primosten - Kornati National Park - Zadar
Continue your voyage to Kornati National Park, made up of over 100 islands and reefs. There are ruins of an old Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, the Church of St. Mary and other interesting medieval settlements. Afterwards, sail towards Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia, it is well known for its rich historical heritage. Join a guided tour of the city, exploring the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with a bow and a representative City Gate from the 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas. It is also a modern town with contemporary elements. Make sure you experience the sounds of the Sea Organs and marvel at the “Greeting to the Sun” light installation.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 5 Zadar - Mali Losinj
Wake early to admire the sunrise over the Adriatic as you head to your next port, the island of Losinj. Known as the “sunshine island” it has an abundance of pines, wildflowers and herbs. Upon arrival, visit the Museum of Apoxyomenos and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine. The museum is dedicated to the ancient bronze statue of an athlete found in the sea near the island. There is then time at leisure to explore this fragrant island: walk up to the Losinj Aromatic Garden or to the smaller town of Veli Losinj.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 6 Mali Losinj - Brijuni National Park - Pula
While enjoying the breakfast onboard, cruise towards Brijuni National Park, which consists of 14 beautiful islands and islets, among which the biggest is Veliki Brijun. Explore this oasis of magnificent harmony between man, animal and plant life. After, continue to Pula where you will have time at leisure to explore the city that has existed for three thousand years. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times. The Arena in Pula is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers entirely preserved. Return to the vessel this evening for a Captain's dinner with live entertainment.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 7 Pula - Opatija
Today's destination is Opatija, Croatia's Riviera. The elegant tourist destination, lies at the foot of Učka mountain, with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. Upon arrival, an experienced guide will introduce the magnificent history of Opatija and show the most precious monuments during a walking tour, followed by the choco tasting. The remainder of the day is then at leisure to further explore. Take a stroll on the amazing seaside promenade and enjoy the excellent gastronomic offer in one of the many top-quality restaurants in Opatija.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 8 Opatija
Bid farewell to your fellow travellers and crew as your cruise concludes after breakfast.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Port fees and tourist taxes
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Beach towel hire
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
    Exclusions: Gratuities

  • Welcome reception with cocktail
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 6  lunches
  • 3 dinners including Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment and Primosten Heritage dinner
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Complimentary water from dispenser
  • Complimentary tea & coffee after lunch
  • Choco tasting in Opatija
  • Guided tours of:
    Split
    Hvar
    Zadar
    Opatija
  • Visit:
    Brijuni National Park
    Kornati National Park
  • Entrance fees:
    Museum of Apoxymenos

Pricing

Prices are per person in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck
24 Aug 2024
MS Nautilus
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out $5,810 Sold Out Sold Out $8,710 Sold Out

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Nautilus

  • Launched: 2019
  • Length: 49 m
  • Breadth: 8.8 m
  • Speed: 16.6 km/h
  • Crew 8-10
  • Passengers: 36
  • Cabins 18
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Dining room and salon
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun deck with large sun beds
  • Swimming platform at rear
  • Shaded lounge area with ample seating
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Standard Twin/Double 12.6 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard (Stern) Twin/Double 12.6 – 18 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard (Bow) Twin/Double 13.2 – 15.2 Large Porthole No
Lower Deck Standard Twin/Double 15.2 – 20 Porthole No

Amenities

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