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One Way Discovery Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split - 8 Days

If you’re looking for the perfect cruise in Croatia, this one-way cruise from Dubrovnik to Split on deluxe ship MS Mama Marija is it.

Board the MS Mama Marija and admire the most spectacular coastline Europe has to offer as you explore tiny islands, secluded coves, and swim in the sparkling blue of the Adriatic Sea. Explore the hidden wonder of the Blue Cave in Bisevo and enjoy 5 guided city tours.

Cruise Highlights:

  • 7 Nights on-board a Deluxe Boat
  • Guided walking tours of Korcula, Hvar, Trogir and Split
  • Discover the stunning Blue Cave in Bisevo
  • Sunny Hvar with its Lavender Fields and vineyards
  • Charming Korcula, the reputed birthplace of Marco Polo

Route: DUBROVNIK – ŠIPANSKA LUKA OR SLANO – MLJET – KORČULA – VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – HVAR – BOL – TROGIR – SPLIT

Beautiful beaches, unspoilt nature and preserved architecture are unique highlights of this 8-day Croatian Cruise.  Visit Croatia’s Blue Cave and six surrounding islands, including Hvar, on a small group tour by speedboat from Split.

Saturday departures from Split starting in April 2019.

Day 1
DAY 1 - DUBROVNIK

Welcome to Dubrovnik! MS MAMA MARIJA will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbour where you can board during the entire day. At 7 pm we’ll have a welcome meeting where Captain will introduce you to the crew and your fellow passengers. Welcome Dinner will be served at 7.30 pm to kick-start your adventure. (D)

Day 2
DAY 2 • DUBROVNIK - ŠIPAN ISLAND / SLANO

After breakfast, our English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. After an organized panoramic drive and a photo stop of breath-taking scenery at a hill above Dubrovnik, we’ll arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour, you’ll be left on your own to explore around, visit City Walls or take a scenic cable car to the top of Mount Srđ with its stunning 360° vista. On this day, we’ll not have lunch on board, so you can spend more time in Dubrovnik and see why this city was deservedly nicknamed Pearl of the Adriatic. Return coach transfer is scheduled between 3 pm and 4 pm (time to be confirmed on the spot). Then we’ll sail out for the Island of Šipan where we’ll anchor in a picturesque and peaceful fishermen’s village of Šipanska Luka. In case dock and lock schedules or weather conditions prevent us from anchoring in Šipanska Luka we’ll cruise to Slano, located on the mainland. This night we’ll have dinner on board. Overnight in Šipanska Luka or Slano on the mainland, (B, D,)

Day 3
DAY 3 • ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO - MLJET

Our day starts with a morning departure towards Mljet National Park. When we arrive there, you’ll have just enough time to explore park, walk around the Great and Small Lake, visit the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century and, of course, take a swim in the heart of National Park. Entrance fees to Mljet National Park are included. With lunch served on board, we’ll sail for the Island of Korčula, arriving there in the afternoon. Town of Korčula is the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Our English speaking guide will take you for a tour of Korčula Town,

through its narrow and cobbled streets and its rich history. You’ll have rest of the evening free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B,L)

Day 4
DAY 4 • KORČULA - VIS

In the morning we’ll cruise to the Island of Vis, with lunch on board and a swim stop en route. Arrival to Vis is scheduled for the afternoon. Compared to other Adriatic islands, Vis is rather unique. Being an important strategic military stronghold for centuries, Vis was spared the excessive tourist development and thus retained its unspoilt beaches, ecological agriculture and traditional architecture. Enjoy afternoon, exploring the town of Vis, its picturesque stone streets, pristine beaches and fine taverns. Overnight in Vis Town, (B,L)

Day 5
DAY 5 • VIS - BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE - HVAR

Today we’ll cruise to the Island of Biševo and its Blue cave, one of the most famous natural attractions in whole of the Adriatic Sea. Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can be approached only by boat. Sunbeams penetrating through its submarine opening get reflected from the white bottom floor, creating a magical effect of deep aquamarine and shiny silver light, mystifying Cave’s visitors. However, sometimes high waves prevent the entrance to Blue Cave, which is something we shall not know before the time designated for our visit. If that happens, we can provide an alternative half-day tour of Vis Island. After a swim stop and lunch we’ll continue cruising along many coves and bays, towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. Hvar is one of the country’s most attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point of international jetsetters. Upon our arrival to Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you through this unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture and a way of life, along with few island’s peculiarities, such as the traditional farming of lavender. Afterwards, you’ll have an evening on your own to explore and dine in one of numerous family owned restaurants and taverns. Overnight in Hvar Historical Town, (B,L)

Day 6
DAY 6 • HVAR - BOL - TROGIR

In the morning we’ll cruise towards Bol, a place best known for its beach of Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which regularly hits the top lists of the most beautiful European beaches. Once we stop in Bol, you can enjoy simple pleasures such as taking a walk around this nice little Dalmatian town, perhaps having a cup of coffee or a swim, until lunch is served on board. After lunch we’ll continue cruising towards Trogir, another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, arriving there during afternoon. This town – museum is literally packed with palaces, churches, monasteries and towers, the main attraction being the Cathedral of St. Lawrence,probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia. A professional English speaking guide will take us for a city tour of Trogir. Afterwards, you’ll have some time on your own, free to explore. On this evening we’ll have Captain’s Dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment. Overnight in Trogir Historical Town, (B,L, Captain’s Dinner with live music)

Day 7
DAY 7 • TROGIR - SPLIT

In the morning we’ll sail out for Split, our last port on this cruise, with a swim stop along the way. After lunch, our English speaking guide will do an afternoon Split City tour, walking us through the world famous Diocletian’s Palace. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the

seat of the Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, lots of them situated within the Split’s historical nucleus which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979. After the city tour you’ll be left on your own to explore this lively and bustling Mediterranean city and to enjoy an intimate farewell dinner on your own. Overnight in Split, (B,L,)

Day 8
DAY 8 • SPLIT

After breakfast, the time has come say farewell to all your new friends. (B)

Included

  • English speaking cruise manager on board
  • 7 crew members
  • 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
  • Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
  • Welcome reception and dinner with 3 courses meals
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 5 lunches with 3 courses + 1 dinner
  • Captain’s Dinner with live music
  • Drink package with lunch/dinner on boat (¼ litres of wine/beer/soft drink/juice and tea/coffee after meals)
  • Afternoon tea with cake/biscuits
  • Water package (two 0.5 litres bottles of water per day and person)
  • Professional English speaking guide for city tour of
  • Dubrovnik with panoramic return transfer to Old Town
  • National park Mljet entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking guide for city tour of Korčula
  • Entrance fees to Biševo Blue cave or Vis Island tour with Komiža
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Hvar
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Trogir
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Split
  • Wireless headset system for sightseeings (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)
  • Rates do not include:
  • Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 25,00 per person / per week, to be paid on board in cash
  • Private car transfers can be organized on request

Not included

  • Rates do not include:
  • International flights and transfers
  • Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 25,00 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 Dubrovnik

Rates are Per Person Sharing Per Week

DEPARTURE ON SATURDAYS STANDARD CABIN MAIN DECK CABIN
APRIL 27 1.150,00 € Sold out 1.490,00 € Sold out
MAY 11 1.150,00 € 1.490,00 €  Sold out
JUNE 8 1.450,00 € 1.790,00 € Sold Out
JULY 6 and 20 1.250,00 € Sold out 1.590,00 €  Sold out
AUGUST 17 1.250,00 € 1.590,00 €
AUGUST 31 1.450,00 € Sold out 1.790,00 € Sold out
SEPTEMBER 14 1.450,00 € Sold out 1.790,00 € Sold out
SEPTEMBER 28 1.250,00 € Sold out 1.590,00 €
OCTOBER 12 1.150,00 € 1.490,00 €

SINGLE use cabin supplement (on request)   +75%

Reductions:

-3rd adult sharing a cabin -30%

-Child (age 3 – 11) in twin with 1 adult -30%

-Child (age 3 – 11) sharing a cabin with 2 adults -50%

Deluxe Ship MS Mama Marija Specifications:

MS Mama Marija is a brand new deluxe vessel built for the 2018 season. It has 18 spacious cabins, accommodating 36 passengers. All cabins are air-conditioned and feature a double or twin beds, private facilities, hairdryer, wardrobe, wi-fi and ample storage space.

The ship features an extra-large full air-conditioned salon-restaurant with bar, LCD TV, Wi-Fi and panoramic windows. Outdoor features include a covered terrace with ample seating, a swimming platform for easy access to the sea as well as a jacuzzi on the sun deck.

CABIN INFORMATION:

Passenger cabins are situated on two decks while crew members are accommodated in separate living quarters, reserved for them.

All guest cabins are very comfortable, fully air-conditioned, with an independent ventilation system for fresh air all the time, conveniently designed as modern private ensuites, toilet and shower in the cabin.

All cabins are equipped with independent air conditioning control board, satellite LCD TV in cabins, designed wallboards, working table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hairdryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm and sound system for notification of a cruise manager or group leader.

Standard cabins have two portholes and dual ventilation system while main deck cabins have cabin window and porthole in the bathroom. Cabins are soundproof and have a fireproof door.

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Trip Facts

  • R 19,550 PP
  • Not Included
  • Main Deck or Standard Cabins
  • Breakfast Daily, 6 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Biševo Blue Cave, Vis, Korcula, Mljet, Dubrovnik
  • Luxury ship
  • Deluxe ship MS Mama Marija
  • 36 People