Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Split – Makarska
Depart Split harbour at 13.00hrs, cruising through Brac Strait to the Makarska Riviera. Enjoy lunch onboard and spend the afternoon meeting your fellow passengers. Tonight, discover the charming coastal town of Makarska, a popular seaside resort.

Meals included: Lunch

Day 2 Makarska – Mljet
Your first stop this morning is in one of the picturesque bays on the Pelajesac Peninsula. After a swim, enjoy lunch and head towards the island of Mljet. According to Greek legend, Odysseus believed Mljet to be the most seductive of the Adriatic islands which has been enchanting visitors ever since. On arrival, you will have an opportunity to explore beautiful Mljet National Park. Get around by walking or hiring a bike, enjoy swims or visit a church and monastery grounds on the lake island of St Mary's.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 Mljet – Dubrovnik
After breakfast, continue your cruise to the jewel of the Adriatic. Few cities conjure stronger images of history, beauty and survival than the walled city of Dubrovnik. Take your time exploring this wonderful city. The highlight is the Old Town, virtually unchanged since the 13th century and the Stradun, the city’s main thoroughfare. Why not take the option to ride the cable car up Mt Srd for spectacular views over the town. The evening is at leisure for you to enjoy this magical city.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4 Dubrovnik – Sipan / Trstenik
A late morning departure allows for a little further exploration of Dubrovnik. Depart for the island of Sipan, one of the small, unspoilt Elaphite Islands, or Trstenik on the Pelajesac Peninsula, both beautiful spots to enjoy an afternoon swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 5 Sipan / Trstenik – Korcula
After breakfast, depart for Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo featuring historic medieval architecture. On arrival in the late afternoon, you are free to discover this small town with its fortress and impressive city walls. The town and island itself are renowned for having more legends, stories and monuments than anywhere else on the Dalmatian coast. The evening is free for you to explore at your leisure and dine in one of the many konobas.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6 Korcula – Hvar
Depart early morning and head towards the Pakleni Islands to enjoy a swim before being served lunch. In the late afternoon you arrive in the lively port of Hvar Town on the island of Hvar which is famous for its lavender fields and vineyards. Your time here is free to explore this historical town with its labyrinth of streets and famous Renaissance church. In the evening enjoy the abundance of restaurants, bars and cafes that line the port.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 7 Hvar – Split
As you cruise back towards Split, today’s highlight will be the island of Brac, one of the most popular Adriatic islands. Stop in Bol for a swim at one of Croatia’s most famous beaches, Zlatni Rat, whose shape is everchanging. On the way to Split, you may join an optional rafting excursion on the Cetina River. The evening is free in Split to discover the city’s Roman architecture, particularly the Diocletian’s Palace and enjoy this coastal city's restaurants and bars.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 8 Split
We hope you have enjoyed your Southern Explorer cruise. Farewell your fellow travellers as you disembark after breakfast.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Cruise Manager
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Exclusions: Tourist taxes and port fees (approx. EUR60 per person per week – to be paid locally), National Park fees (approx. EUR 25 per person), transfers, gratuities and optional excursions.
  • 7 continental breakfasts
  • 7 lunches
  • Complimentary water from dispenser

Pricing

Prices are per person in Australian Dollars (AUD)

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck
25 May 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
01 Jun 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,370 $1,100 $1,550 $1,240 $2,050 $1,640 $2,330 $1,860 $1,230 $990 $1,400 $1,120
15 Jun 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,550 $1,640 $2,330 $2,460 $1,400 $1,480
22 Jun 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,550 $1,640 $2,330 $2,460 $1,400 $1,480
29 Jun 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
13 Jul 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,550 $1,240 $1,640 $1,320 $2,330 $1,860 $2,460 $1,970 $1,400 $1,120 $1,480 $1,180
20 Jul 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,550 $1,640 $2,330 $2,460 $1,400 $1,480
27 Jul 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
03 Aug 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
14 Sep 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out $1,640 Sold Out $2,460 Sold Out $1,480
21 Sep 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
19 Oct 2024
Traditional En-suite Vessel
Booking Enquiry $1,100 $1,280 $1,640 $1,920 $990 $1,150

Ship Information

Traditional En-Suite

Authentic and affordable: These cruises offer a great value option if you are seeking an authentic Croatian cruise at a very affordable price. They are popular with a range of travellers. The boats in this category are smaller and generally traditional-style with a wooden hull and air-conditioning in common areas. The exact ship for each cruise is not allocated until approximately one-two weeks prior to departure. The vessels allocated are similar and all cabins have a private en-suite shower/toilet and air conditioning. Expect simple but comfortable cabins and public areas. The images below are representative of various boats used in this category.

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