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3rd Sep 2017

SUMMARY

If you’re looking for the ultimate Sail Croatia experience, look no further than our VIP Explorer Cruise! This exclusive cruise is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Croatia in utmost luxury.

This Explorer cruising option is running exclusively onboard a Premier Plus ship, offering some of the highest levels of luxury, space and comfort in our fleet. Cabins onboard these ships are twin-share and are complete with private ensuites and air conditioning- not to mention the amazing onboard jacuzzi!

You’ll be island hopping all week with like-minded travellers as we cover the best destinations the Croatian coast has to offer. Dive off your ship into the turquoise blue Adriatic on your daily swim stops and meander through the impressive Old Town of each destination!

This 6 day cruise starts on the 3rd of September in Dubrovnik and ends on the 9th of September in Split.

Explorer Inclusions:
  • Luxury small ship cruising on brand new Premier Plus ships
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Enjoy freshly prepared buffet breakfasts & 3-course lunches daily
  • Participate in exclusive excursions and optional activities
  • Experience a Traditional Croatian Village Dinner
  • Enjoy a Captain's Dinner evening onboard including traditional entertainment
  • Swim off the ship in secluded, pristine bays; perfect for swimming!

Please note places are limited and are likely to fill up fast!

ITINERARIES

1Dubrovnik - Mljet

Check-in at Dubrovnik's Gruz harbour is from 11am, with lunch served onboard at 1pm, giving you the perfect opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers.We leave Dubrovnik and continue north through the Elaphite islands where we will stop for a swim before heading on to Mljet National Park. We arrive late afternoon, giving you free time to explore the salt lakes in the National Park and relax on this peaceful island. Tonight we’ll get to know our fellow travellers over cocktails, finger food and local entertainment as the sun dips into the Adriatic sea and provides you with another stunning sunset!

Optional Activities

  • Mljet National Park Entrance (90 - 110 Kunas. Average price depending on travel date)
  • Bikes and Kayaks Hire (from 35 Kunas)

2Mljet - Korcula

We continue onto Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo, where we will spend the evening. En route we'll find a pristine bay to spend the afternoon swimming and relaxing in the crystal clear water. Once docked, you have time to explore the fascinating fish-bone structure of the Old Town before heading to dinner. Tonight we'll work our way towards Dos Locos bar and then follow the locals onto clubs inside the old town walls. Just don't miss the boat the next morning!

Optional Activities

  • Paintball (300 Kunas)
  • Kayaking (150 Kunas)
  • Buggies (300 Kunas)

3Korcula - Vis

After lunch we will make our way across to the island of Vis, one of the most outer-lying islands on the Dalmatian coast. Vis has been used over the centuries as a strategic military port and saw action by the Allied military through WWII against Italy and the Germans. It has only recently been open to commercial tourism and still retains a lot of charm as it not frequently visited due to its location. Today it is an idyllic island which is most famous for the outer-lying Blue Cave (entrance subject to weather conditions), an island cave system accessible only by boat. The blue turquoise water and refracted light into the cave make for exciting and amazing photo opportunities.

Included Activities

  • Local Village Experience

4Vis - Hvar

After lunch onboard we stop for a swim at one of the hidden bays heading towards Hvar. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic and is famous in Croatia for its super-yachts and celebrity status. Climb the hill to explore the 7th century fort ruins overlooking the harbour, before checking out the famous Hvar nightlife, with clubs such as Carpe Diem and Nautica Bar. Please note: the docking time in Hvar can be early evening in peak season due to port authority restrictions. However, if guests would like to arrive earlier, water taxi transfers can be arranged.

5Hvar - Stari Grad

For our second night on the island of Hvar, we move on to the quaint harbour town of Stari Grad. Situated on the northern side of the island, Stari Grad is the oldest town in Croatia, dating back to 384BC. The town boasts an attractive network of narrow streets and small squares, with plenty of restaurants and small bars around the harbour.

Optional Activities

  • Wine Tasting (150 Kunas)

6Stari Grad - Split

Leaving Hvar island, the boats will make their way back to Split stopping for a swim break and lunch at one of the stunning coastal beaches. There is an optional river rafting activity after lunch for anyone who wishes to get some action in for the day. You will be dropped back in Split later in the afternoon where you will rejoin the boats. We will arrive back in Split late afternoon and will explore the city on the included walking tour. This seaside location has UNESCO protection as a World Heritage site and has an abundance of Roman architecture - of special interest is the Diocletian palace.

Optional Activities

  • Zip Line (470 Kunas)
  • Canyoning (370 Kunas)

7Split

Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends or join one of our Med Experience trips and explore more of Croatia, Albania & Greece! NOTE: It is possible for you to leave as early as needed on Saturday morning if you need to catch flights as the boats will be in port by Friday night. All of the activities offered on this itinerary are informative only and are for your planning benefit. These are booked and paid for locally if you wish to participate. There is no obligation to participate as they are purely optional.

All of the activities offered on this itinerary are informative only and are for your planning benefit. These are booked and paid for locally if you wish to participate. There is no obligation to participate as they are purely optional.

PRICE

Departures Above Deck Prices Below Deck Prices
3 Sep £1199 £1079