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Southern Croatia Deluxe Cruise from Split - 8 Days

Cruise Southern Croatia aboard a brand new deluxe small ship, MS Sea Swallow, as she sails out on her inaugural cruise season!

This spectacular cruise takes you across beautiful Croatian islands and thousand-year-old cities. Explore medieval towns located on South Dalmatian Islands and on the mainland.

This is one of the best ways to explore Croatia, its islands and caves, and culturally rich cities. The cruise begins and ends in the ancient harbour of Split, and takes you to Hvar, Vis, Mljet, Korcula and of course to the unforgettable Dubrovnik.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7 nights aboard a deluxe vessel
  • Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and Split
  • Brac’s famous ever-changing Zlatni Rat beach
  • Split’s 1,700 year old World Heritage listed centre and Diocletian’s Palace
  • Breath-taking beauty and history of Dubrovnik

Route: SPLIT – BOL – HVAR – NATIONAL PARK MLJET – DUBROVNIK CITY WALLS – KORČULA – VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – SPLIT

In her inaugural cruise season, M/S Sea Swallow will sail along a spectacular coast, covering beautiful islands and thousand-year-old cities.

As you cruise southern Croatia on this brand new luxury ship, you’ll get the taste of this region’s rich natural and cultural heritage, lifestyle and, last but not least – the traditional cuisine.

Saturday departures from Split starting in June 2019.

Day 1
SATURDAY : SPLIT

Brand New Deluxe Superior boat M/S Sea Swallow will be docked in the Split harbour where you can board during the entire day. A welcome meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, our crew and of course your future fellow passengers. Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day. Passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1:00 p.m. but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner. Overnight in Split.

Day 2
SUNDAY : SPLIT - BOL - HVAR

We start our day with morning departure towards Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat. We will stop in Bol to enjoy walk around this Dalmatian town or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served on board. After lunch, we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, along of the many coves and bays on the way. Hvar is one of the most popular tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set. Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you throughout the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life on this island and explain how lavender was traditionally farmed on the Island of Hvar for centuries. Have an evening in Hvar free on your own to explore and dine around in one of the numerous family-owned restaurants. Overnight in Hvar Historical Town.

Day 3
HVAR - MLJET

After breakfast we will cruise to the Mljet National Park, pass by magnificent shores of the Korčula islands archipelago, with a swim stop along a way. Lunch will be served on board. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will explore Mljet National Park in the afternoon with included entrance fees, walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. We will have Captain’s dinner that evening on board. Overnight in Mljet National Park.

Day 4
CRUISE TO DUBROVNIK CITY

Morning departure to the historical town of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. We will cruise along Dubrovnik City walls and fortifications and have lunch on board directly in front of the Historical centre where you will have a chance to take an unforgettable photo of breath-taking Dubrovnik. After relaxed time in front of the Dubrovnik city walls, we will embark to a small boat that will take us directly into old city harbour where English speaking guide will wait for us and show us the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ and have intimate farewell dinner. Return scheduled coach transfer will be organized from Pile Gate to the Gruž harbour. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 5
DUBROVNIK – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – KORČULA

After breakfast we will start our pleasant cruise to the Korčula. On our way we will cruise by magnificent shores of the Elaphiti islands archipelago, to the northwest of Dubrovnik. We shall stop for a swim before lunch and in the afternoon we will arrive in Korčula town, on Korčula Island. Korčula is a city known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, the famous explorer. Our English speaking guide will do Korčula City tour, and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets of Korčula. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula.

Day 6
KORČULA - VIS

We embark on the morning cruise to Vis Island where we expected to come after lunch with a swim stop. Vis is a pearl among Croatian Adriatic islands, left untouched by the development of tourism for so many years – due to its strategic location on the open sea, it served as a military zone for many years. Beautiful beaches, and preserved nature, ecological agriculture and preserved traditional architecture are unique advantages of this unique Croatian island where we will spend the afternoon. Overnight in Vis Town.

Day 7
VIS - BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE - SPLIT

Morning cruise to the Island of Bisevo. Here you will visit the famous Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. The excursion depends on weather conditions. After a relaxed cruise arrival in Split second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split and Dalmatia County. It is traditionally considered to be over 1,700 years old. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. The historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. Our English speaking guide will do Split City tour, and walk us through historical Diocletian’s Palace. Overnight in Split.

Day 8
SPLIT

It is time to say farewell to all your new friends after having breakfast.

Included

  • 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
  • English speaking cruise manager on board
  • 7 crew members
  • Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
  • Welcome reception and dinner with 3 courses meals
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches with 3 courses
  • Captain’s Dinner
  • Afternoon tea with cake/biscuits
  • Water package (2 x 0.5 litres of water bottles per day and person)
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Korčula, Dubrovnik ( with transfers) Hvar and Split
  • National park Mljet entrance fee
  • Entrance fees to Biševo Blue cave or Vis Island tour with Komiža
  • Wireless headset system for sightseeing (city tours)
  • Towels changed every second day & linen changed in the middle of the week
  • Daily cabin cleaning service
  • Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • CCTV Security Cameras on board
  • Elegance rooftop Jacuzzi (sun deck)

Not included

  • International flights and transfers
  • Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 25 per person / per week, to be paid on board in cash
  • Private car transfers can be organized on request

2019 CRUISE RATES PER PERSON IN EURO | DEPARTURE DATES – Saturdays from Split |

Departure Dates ’19 Standard cabin Main deck cabin
JUNE  29 1.590,00 € 1.890,00 €
JULY 6, 13, 20 1.590,00 € 1.890,00 €
JULY 27, 1.190,00 € sold out 1.590,00 €
AUGUST 10, 1.190,00 € sold out 1.590,00 € 
AUGUST 31, 1.590,00 €  sold out 1.890,00 €
SEPTEMBER 21, 1.590,00 € sold out 1.890,00 €
SEPTEMBER 28, 1.190,00 € sold out 1.590,00 €
OCTOBER 5, 1.190,00 € sold out 1.590,00 €

SINGLE use cabin supplement (on request)   +75%

Reductions:

3rd adult sharing a cabin -30%

Child (age 3-12 years) sharing a cabin with 2 adults -50%

Child (age 3-12 years) in a twin with 1 adult -20%

Deluxe Superior M/S SEA SWALLOW Specifications:

M/S SEA SWALLOW is the latest addition to our growing and versatile fleet of small cruise ships, whose maiden voyage is scheduled for 2019. Made to satisfy your refined cruise expectations, this luxury vessel features many state-of-the-art amenities. Its newest navigation and safety systems, modern and fully equipped comfortable air-conditioned cabins with private facilities and Wi-Fi, extra-large restaurant with bar, VIP saloon with lounge area, a spacious sun deck with elegant rooftop Jacuzzi, swimming platform, along with other fine details, guarantee a perfect cruise in Croatia!

Larger than other ships in our fleet M/S Sea Swallow is 49 long and 8,60 meters long. Elegantly designed, fully air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds ensure you comfortably enjoy your privacy.

Modern non-smoking double or twin cabins are fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, Wi-Fi, Sat TV, fire alarm, smoke detectors, Shower, WC and bathroom toiletries, hairdryer, lifejackets, luggage space under the bed, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet with window or porthole.

Public areas feature a wide and spacious lounge bar, covered outdoor covered sitting area, sun deck, and Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi. Leave your everyday routine behind and enjoy an unforgettable cruise on this brand new ship. Our highly skilled and experienced all-Croatian six-member crew and our cruise manager will take care of the rest.

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Trip Facts

  • R 25,450 p.p.s
  • Not Included
  • Main Deck or Standard Cabins
  • Breakfast daily, 6 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Deluxe Superior
  • Guided tours of Dubrovnik, Hvar, Split, Korcula and Mljet
  • MS Sea Swallow Deluxe Superior
  • 36 people