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Dalmatian Paradise Cruise from Split - 8 Days

Dalmatian Paradise Cruise from Split

Deluxe Croatian cruise, Dalmatian Paradise, is a round-trip cruise from Split.   Small ship cruises along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on the new and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned vessels with spacious en-suite cabins.

The itinerary includes exciting gastronomical and sightseeing experiences and visits to Split, Korčula, Mljet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Hvar and Bol.

Cruise Highlights: 

  • Mljet national park
  • Authentic Croatian Village party
  • Spectacular evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
  • Swimming at Golden Horn beach on Brač island

Dalmatian Paradise cruise from Split is available on Katarina Line Deluxe Superior and Deluxe class of ships.

Saturday and Wednesday scheduled departures.

ROUTE:

Split (1st night) - Korčula - Mljet & Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik - Pelješac Penninsula (Kučišće or similar) - Hvar - Bol (Captain's dinner) - Split (morning arrival before disembarking)​

Small ship cruise along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on the new and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned vessels with spacious en-suite cabins.

Cruise is available on Katarina Line Deluxe and Superior Deluxe ships. See Ship info for details.

 

Day 1
Saturday SPLIT

Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. Check-in from 14.00 h onwards. After settling, enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals). Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and part of the world heritage. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail to enjoy the meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.

Day 2
Sunday SPLIT - KORČULA

In the morning, we will leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island, you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.

Day 3
Monday KORČULA - MLJET/DUBROVNIK

Next morning we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 4
Tuesday DUBROVNIK

After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend to walk the famous walls 1,940 m long and take a stroll along the walking street "STRADUN" – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 5
Wednesday DUBROVNIK - PELJEŠAC PENINSULA

Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight on Pelješac peninsula.

Day 6
Thursday PELJEŠAC PENINSULA - HVAR

Morning departure towards Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.

Day 7
Friday HVAR - BOL/MILNA

Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903) followed by the Captain’s farewell dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna.

Day 8
Saturday BOL - SPLIT

Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Split airport.

Included:

  • Arrival and departure transfers from Split airport to Split harbour;
  • 7 nights cruise in a deluxe cabin with en-suite bathroom;
  • Welcome reception & cocktail;
  • Daily buffet breakfast;
  • 9 meals – lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary and including: 1 drink with lunch & 1 l water per person daily,
  • Captain's dinner with live entertainment,
  • Spectacular evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik, Croatian wine tasting in Bol,
  • Authentic Croatian Village party visit & dinner on Pelješac peninsula,
  • Abundant fresh fruit;
  • Professional Tour manager,
  • Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split;
  • One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing;
  • Dubrovnik cable car fee,
  • Mljet National Park entrance fee,
  • Visitors' taxes & port fees,
  • Luggage handling,
  • Daily cabin service,
  • Free wi-fi onboard.

Not Included:

  • Meals and drinks not specified above
  • Items od personal nature
  • Gratuitees
  • OBLIGATORY SUPPLEMENT VISITOR’S TAX & PORT FEES To be paid on the spot: EUR 40.- per person per week

2019 CRUISE RATES per PERSON per WEEK IN EURO | DEPARTURE DATES – Saturdays and selected Wednesdays

SPLIT – SPLIT DEPARTURES Deluxe Ship Deluxe ship
Upper/Main Deck Lower Deck
Apr 27; 1 605 € 1 275 €
May 04*, 11, 18;
May 25;
Jun 01, 08, 15*, 22, 29; 1 715 € 1 380 €
Jul 06, 13, 20, 27*;
Aug 03*, 10*, 17*
Jul 03, 17, 24, 31, 1 715 € 1 380 €
Aug 14 (Wed)
Aug 24, 31; 1 825 € 1 485 €
 Sept 07, 14, 21* 1 825 € 1 485 €
Sep 11, 18, 25; (Wed) 1 825 € 1 485 €
Sep 28; 1 605 € 1 275 €
Oct 05*, 12 1 605 € 1 275 €
SPLIT – SPLIT DEPARTURES Deluxe SUPERIOR VIP Deluxe SUPERIOR Deluxe SUPERIOR
Upper/Main Deck Upper/Main Deck Lower Deck
Apr 27; 1 870 € 1 755 € 1 400 €
May 04*, 11, 18;
May 25;
Jun 01, 08, 15*, 22, 29; 1 990 € 1 875 € 1 515 €
Jul 06, 13, 20, 27*;
Aug 03*, 10*, 17*
Jul 03, 17, 24, 31, 1 990 € 1 875 € 1 515 €
Aug 14 (Wed)
Aug 24, 31; 2 110 € 1 995 € 1 630 €
 Sept 07, 14, 21* 2 110 € 1 995 € 1 630 €
Sep 11, 18, 25; (Wed) 2 110 € 1 995 € 1 630 €
Sep 28; 1 870 € 1 755 € 1 400 €
Oct 05*, 12 1 870 € 1 755 € 1 400 €
Oct 02, 09, 16; 1 870 € 1 755 € 1 400 €

REDUCTIONS & SUPPLEMENTS

Triple Share Cabin Adults on 3rd bed in a triple cabin – 30%

Single Use Cabin 50% surcharge on twin share price.

Excludes low season departures Apr 13, 20, 27; Sep 28; Oct 05, 12;

Deluxe vessels:

Deluxe ships are modern and state of the art ships 42 to 47 meters in length. Spacious sundeck includes a hot tub and sun beds to enjoy the wonderful Adriatic scenery. Deluxe vessels feature spacious, lavishly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, hairdryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. Cabins are 12 to 17m2 in size.

Deluxe Superior vessels:

Deluxe superior is a new class of Katarina Line newer and larger vessels, the best vessels that exist on the Adriatic sea built with high-quality materials of solid wood, glass, marble, stainless steel and similar. Minimum 47 meters in length, newly built or refurbished after 2016, with hot tubs and spacious, superbly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hairdryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.

LAND & CRUISE Option
Add 3 nights land program prior to your cruise for a 10-night program!

Included:

Combined with Deluxe cruise includes 3 nights prior to cruise (2 overnights Zagreb, 1 overnight Split), 1 half board and 2 bed and breakfast services; accommodation in 4* Hotel in Zagreb & Split, Visitor’s taxes during land part, airport transfers (from airport Zagreb and to airport Split), all transfers as per itinerary, guided sightseeing of Zagreb, Plitvice, Split.

Prices:

EUR 565.- per person in double room

EUR 705.- per person in a single room

Third bed discount: -10%

(to book this option please add it to your booking enquiry)

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Trip Facts

  • R 21,700 PP
  • Not Included
  • Lower and Main Deck Cabins
  • Breakfast and 4 course lunch daily,
  • Deluxe and Superior deluxe
  • All Included
  • Katarina Line ships
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