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Discover the real Croatia

The Adventure Cruise offers the best of a traditional Explorer or Elegance Cruise, with additional inclusions such as morning yoga and kayaking to ensure you get to experience the real Croatia!

The Adventure Cruise takes place on our most luxurious ships, making it perfect for those that are looking for a blend of adventure and relaxation on a small ship cruise.

Greet the sun with an early morning yoga session, explore Mljet National Park on two wheels with included cycle hire and National Park entry and kayak your way to secluded beaches and hidden coves on the island of Korcula!

Best suited for couples, young professionals and 'young at heart' travellers, this special cruise is only available whilst spaces last.

Adventure Itineraries

Split Return (South) Itinerary One
SPLIT
DAY 1 | Start

Split, a town on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, is known for its beaches and the fortresslike complex at its center, Diocletian's Palace, erected by the Roman emperor in the 4th century. Once home to thousands, its sprawling remains include more than 200 buildings. Within its white stone walls and under its courtyards and galleries are shops, bars, cafes, cathedrals, hotels and several houses.

Check-in is from 10.30am to 12.00pm (midday). Please note your cabin may not be ready until 12:30pm. Your ship will depart the harbour at 1pm sharp.

Special Elegance Inclusion

  • Included stress-free transfer from the airport to the harbour*
*complimentary transfer must be booked in advance with our Sales Team
MILNA
DAY 1 | Overnight Stay

Enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch onboard as we depart Split Harbour at 13:00 and commence sailing towards our first destination - the island of Brac. Brac is the largest of the Dalmatian islands, we will moor up in the waterside town of Milna. The island of Brac is famous for its native Mediterranean pine trees, relaxing atmosphere, and beautiful secluded bays. You'll spend your afternoon swimming and relaxing the stunning areas surrounding Milna, with the evening reserved to experience a local restaurant or waterside cafe.

HVAR
DAY 2 | Overnight Stay

Enjoy breakfast overlooking the stunning Adriatic as we cruise towards Hvar island. Relax in the Croatian sunshine or take a dip in the refreshing Adriatic as we pass by the Golden Horn near the beautiful city of Bol on the Southern side of the Island, before lunch is served onboard. After lunch, we continue on to Hvar, the ‘French Riviera’ of the Adriatic. Feel the part sipping champagne and docking alongside other super yachts. Although a haven for celebrity spotters, Hvar still remains authentic to its roots, with cobbled streets, historic architecture and 7th century fort ruins overlooking the town. Don’t miss out on the included Hvar orientation walk to see the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, as well as the oldest community theatre in Europe, which dates back to 1612.

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 will be arranged.
MLJET
DAY 3 | Overnight Stay

Today we sail south-east to one of the most beautiful islands in Croatia, Mljet, which is actually a National Park and Croatia’s greenest island; covered by dense Mediterranean pine forest. The National Park is famous for its two salt lakes in the north end of the island - Veliko and Malo Jezero, as well as the 12th century Benedictine monastery in the middle of Veliko. You're able to explore the stunning natural beauty of the island by cycling or walking around to where the sea meets the lake. After exploring, spend your afternoon on the top deck of the ship watching a magical Mljet sunset with a drink in hand.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion

DUBROVNIK
DAY 4 | Overnight Stay

There is nothing like waking up in the peaceful Mljet and enjoying breakfast as we cruise towards the UNESCO protected and spectacularly beautiful city of Dubrovnik. Enjoy the beautiful views along the way towards "heaven on earth" - according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. We will arrive into Dubrovnik in the afternoon, allowing plenty of time to be spent exploring Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik’s Old Town is wonderfully captivating with its 1,940m long 15th century stone walls built to protect the city from invasion. It is highly recommended to walk around the walls to grasp the diverse nature of this city. Walk along the Stradun, the promenade inside the old city walls and meander the alleyways to discover numerous local restaurants, shops and bars. The included Dubrovnik walking tour is a great way to learn about this wonderful city.

Special Elegance Inclusion

Optional Activities

KORCULA
DAY 5 | Overnight Stay

Relax as we set sail for the island of Korčula, and enjoy lunch in the beautiful Lumbarda Bay. The town of Korčula, said to be the home of Marco Polo, was mostly built in the 15th century, and the island's local population were famous for their decorative stone carving work, which to this day still adorn the city's facades. Korčula is also known as a gastronomic destination with many great restaurants wrapped around the seaside promenade. Included in your Elegance Adventure cruise is an afternoon of kayaking to hidden bays and secluded coves! We will overnight in Korčula Town and enjoy a traditional Croatian dinner in the village of Zrnovo, one of the oldest settlements on the island.

Special Elegance Adventure Inclusion

Optional Activities

MAKARSKA
DAY 6 | Overnight Stay

Enjoy cruising along the Adriatic coast as we make our way to the Makarska Riviera. Spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches along the riviera, relaxing onboard or enjoy strolling the streets of Makarska, exploring the beachfront markets. Take a walk around the tip of the riviera for a wonderful view of the Biokovo Mountain range and get up close to the statue of St Peter, watching protectively over this beautiful town. Unwind with a cocktail as you absorb the beauty of Makarska and watch the spectacular sunset over the Adriatic.

Special Elegance Inclusion

SPLIT

DAY 7 | Overnight Stay

Embrace your last morning cruising the Dalmatian coast as we make our way back to Split. We’ll start the morning with yoga on the back of your ships, before enjoying a swim stop in secluded bay before cruising into Split. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian's Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295-305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace that consists of 220 buildings within its boundaries and is home to 3,000 people. Split is now the second largest city in Croatia and continues to grow every year with numerous cafes, bars and traditional Dalmatian restaurants.

Special Elegance Adventure Inclusion

Optional Activities


DAY 8 | Finish

This morning it's time for an early onboard breakfast, before saying goodbye to the crew and all of your new friends. Please note, it is possible for you to leave the ship as early as needed on Sunday morning to catch flights, as all ships will be in port by Saturday night.

Split to Dubrovnik Itinerary Two
SPLIT
DAY 1 | Start

Split, a town on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, is known for its beaches and the fortress like complex at its centre, Diocletian's Palace, erected by the Roman emperor in the 4th century. Once home to thousands, its sprawling remains include more than 200 buildings. Within its white stone walls and under its courtyards and galleries are shops, bars, cafes, cathedrals, hotels and several houses.

Check-in is from 10.30am to 12.00pm (midday). Please note your cabin may not be ready until 12:30pm. Your Split to Dubrovnik cruise will depart the harbour at 1pm sharp and sail toward your first destination!

MAKARSKA
DAY 1 | Overnight Stay

Your Split to Dubrovnik departure takes place from Split harbour at 13.00. We'll have lunch upon departure and sail down towards the Makarska Riviera, taking in the stunning views along the way. We will stop for a swim at one of the hidden bays along the coast before arriving into Makarska. En route, you have the option of river rafting down the Cetina River, which splits the Riviera into a spectacular gorge and was an area where pirates thrived during the 12th and 13th Century. Rafters will be dropped back to Makarska later in the afternoon to join the ships for the evening. Makarska nestles under the massive peaks of the Biokovo mountain range, with Mt Jure being the highest seaside peak on the Mediterranean. Strolling along the streets of Makarska, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural sights. For nightlife options, there is the cocktail bar Marineta and for late night takers, there is "Club Deep" set in a natural cave next to the sea.

Optional Activities:

STARI GRAD / JELSA
DAY 2 | Overnight Stay

Early in the morning, we head toward the island of Hvar, the longest and one of the most well-known islands in the Adriatic. We moor overnight in the quaint harbour town of Stari Grad or the port of Jelsa (depending on local harbour traffic). Situated on the northern side of the island, Stari Grad literally means 'Old Town' and it is one of the oldest town in Croatia, dating back to the 1300's. Stari Grad boasts an attractive network of old narrow streets, vineyards and olive groves that surround the town, as well as the Stari Grad Plain; a UNESCO protected World Heritage site. Both ports have plenty of restaurants and bars to explore, with some overlooking the harbour itself and others tucked away in the side streets.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

  • Morning Yoga

Optional Activities:

HVAR
DAY 3 | Overnight Stay

After lunch onboard, we stop for a swim at one of the bays heading towards Hvar Town for our second night on Hvar island. Climb the hill and visit the 7th Century Fortress overlooking the harbour, explore a Renaissance Cathedral with it's original tower or discover the oldest community theatre in Europe! We overnight along the town waterfront, where we have prime position to immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of restaurants, cafes and bars that are open well into the night.

Please Note:

  • The docking time in Hvar can be early evening in peak season due to Port Authority restrictions. If guests would like to arrive in Hvar town earlier, water taxi transfers can be arranged for one time slot for the boat, which will be included for all guests.
VIS
DAY 4 | Overnight Stay

Early in the morning and subject to weather conditions, 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 Germany. Today it is an idyllic island, famous for it's stunning Blue Cave, 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. If by chance the weather and wind isn't suitable to visit Vis, then an alternative stop will be made on the itinerary.

Optional Activities:

KORCULA
DAY 5 | Overnight Stay

Today we continue to sail south, stopping in one of the bays near Loviste, on the Peljesac peninsula, where we will spend the day relaxing and swimming off the ship. Later this afternoon we'll continue onto the island of Korcula, the rumoured birthplace of Marco Polo. Korcula has a wealth of restaurants to explore in the evening, and there are numerous bars and clubs within the city walls.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

Optional Activities:

MLJET
DAY 6 | Overnight Stay

This morning we'll head south to the island of Mljet. Once docked in the afternoon, you are free to explore the salt lakes within the National Park. Inside the National Park you are able to visit the isle of St Mary, which is home to an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a church dating back to the 12th century that are just waiting to be explored. The National Park is best discovered using a bicycle or kayak that can be hired within the park grounds. We will overnight in the port of Polace or Pomena this evening and catch one of Mljet's famous sunsets from the back of the ship.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

  • Mljet National Park entrance fee & bike hire
DUBROVNIK

DAY 7 | Overnight Stay

After breakfast we depart for Dubrovnik, dubbed "heaven on earth" by the famous writer, George Bernard Shaw. We arrive in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon, giving you plenty of time to explore the 13th century Old Town. Walk the impressive 1,940m long city walls and discover hidden gems such as cafes and bars perched along the walls, where you can sit back with a cold drink and watch the sunset. We'll overnight in the Port of Gruz, just outside this magical city. Later in the evening there are plenty of nightspots available to keep you awake into the early hours.

Optional Activities:


DAY 8 | Finish

This morning it's time for an early onboard breakfast, before saying goodbye to the crew and all of your new friends. Please note, it is possible for you to leave the ship as early as needed on Saturday morning to catch flights, as all ships will be in port by Friday night.

Please Note:

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 in these activites.

Optional Activities:

Dubrovnik to Split Itinerary Three
DUBROVNIK
DAY 1 | Start

Check-in at Dubrovnik's Gruz harbour from 11:00am, with lunch served onboard at 13:00, giving you the perfect opportunity to get to know your new shipmates! We’ll begin our cruise from Dubrovnik and head toward our first destination, Mljet.

MLJET
DAY 1 | Overnight Stay

We depart from the Port of Gruz at 13.00. We'll have lunch onboard, allowing you to get to know your fellow shipmates, as we sail north through the beautiful Elephite islands. A refreshing swim stop will be had before continue onto Mljet National Park.

Once docked in the afternoon, you are free to explore the salt lakes within the National Park. Inside the National Park you are able to visit the isle of St Mary, which is home to an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a church dating back to the 12th century that are just waiting to be explored. The National Park is best discovered using a bicycle or kayak that can be hired within the park grounds. We will overnight in the port of Polace or Pomena this evening and catch one of Mljet's famous sunsets from the back of the ship.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

  • Mljet National Park entrance fee & bike hire
KORCULA
DAY 2 | Overnight Stay

From Mljet we'll set sail for the island of Korcula, the rumoured birthplace of Marco Polo. Lunch will be served onboard near Lumbarda bay, on the eastern side of Korcula island. We will overnight in the port of Korcula Town. Explore this fortified town, with its narrow streets and lookout towers and spend your afternoon understanding the islands host of legends, myths and tales. The town's stone walls were built over two centuries ago, and the Old Town is built in a fishbone structure that you have to see to believe.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

Optional Activities:

VELA LUKA / KOMIZA
DAY 3 | Overnight Stay

We set sail from Korčula and head to the western side of the island, where we will stop at the port of Vela Luka (or if port authorities allow, we will dock at the port of Komiža on the island of Vis). The name Vela Luka translates as ‘big harbour’ and the town lies in a deep sheltered bay, lined with small coves. The town dates back to prehistoric times and archaeological finds are on display at the cultural centre. Vela Luka has a strong agricultural background, particularly in olive growing, from which its olive oil is locally recommended. There are a handful of restaurants and shops dotted along the harbour and the town is becoming increasingly popular in the summer months. If we are able to dock in the port of Komiza, we will spend the afternoon exploring this stunning town on the island of Vis.

VIS
DAY 4 | Overnight Stay

Early this morning and subject to weather conditions (which are normally excellent), 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 Germany. It has only recently opened to commercial tourism and still retains a lot of it's historical charm, as it is not frequently visited due to its location.

Please Note:

If by chance the weather and wind isn't suitable to visit Vis, then an alternative stop will be made on the itinerary. The captain reserves the right to amend this as his number one priority is always safety.

Optional Activities:

HVAR
DAY 5 | Overnight Stay

Today we'll head toward the island of Hvar, the longest and one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic. We will dock in Hvar Town for our first night on Hvar island. The 7th century walls with fortifications towering above the township, fascinating outer-lying Islands, waterfront restaurants and famous bars make it a popular stop on the itinerary.

We dock in prime position along the waterfront, providing the perfect base to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Stunning sunsets, incredible night life, well-preserved architecture and inviting waterfront cafes mean Hvar has something for everyone.

Please Note:

The docking time in Hvar can be early evening in peak season due to Port Authority restrictions. If guests would like to arrive on Hvar island earlier, water taxi transfers can be arranged for one time slot for the boat, which will be included for all guests.. Optional Activity: Wake Surfing

Optional Activities:

STARI GRAD / JELSA
DAY 6 | Overnight Stay

We depart Hvar Town and sail towards the quaint town of Stari Grad or the port of Jelsa (depending on local harbour traffic).Situated on the northern side of the island, Stari Grad literally means 'Old Town' and it is one of the oldest town in Croatia, dating back to the 1300's. Stari Grad boasts an attractive network of old narrow streets, vineyards and olive groves that surround the town, as well as the Stari Grad Plain; a UNESCO protected World Heritage site. Both ports have plenty of restaurants and bars to explore, with some overlooking the harbour itself and others tucked away in the side streets.

Special Adventure Cruise Inclusion:

  • Morning Yoga

Optional Activities:

SPLIT

DAY 7 | Overnight Stay

We leave the island of Hvar behind this morning and start to make our wake back to Split. We'll stop for a swim and lunch along the way at one of the hidden coastal bays, perfect for diving right off the ship.

Our arrival into Split will be in the late afternoon, giving you plenty of time to explore the abundance of Roman architecture found here, particularly the 4th century, UNESCO protected, Diocletian's Palace.

Optional Activities:


DAY 8 | Finish

Enjoy an early onboard breakfast, after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew, your new friends and leave your Dubrovnik to Split cruise behind. Please note, it is possible for you to leave the ship as early as needed on Saturday morning to catch flights, as all ships will be in port by Friday night.

Optional Activities:

Please Note:

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 in these activites.

2019 PRICING

Olimp
Departures Lower Deck Above Deck
7th April £699 £989
14th April £699 £989

*The above is for pricing purpose only, please submit an enquiry for availability.

Cristal Kraljica Jelena
Departures Lower Deck Above Deck Lower Deck Above Deck
20th April £1,099 £1,399 - -
4th May £1,099 £799 £1,399 £1,099 £1,099 £799 £1,399 £1,099

*The above is for pricing purpose only, please submit an enquiry for availability.

Cristal
Departures Lower Deck Above Deck
27th April £1,169 £1,469
11th May £1,169 £869 £1,469 £1,169

*The above is for pricing purpose only, please submit an enquiry for availability.

INCLUSIONS

Inclusions
Captain's Dinner Evening

Experience traditional Croatian cuisine onboard, as your Captain and crew puts on an incredible evening for you to enjoy!

EXPLORE HIDDEN BAYS

Dive off your ship into the sea, float in the turquoise blue water or take a refreshing dip at your daily swim stops.

AUTHENTIC CROATIAN CUISINE

Freshly prepared breakfast and a 3-course lunch are included daily on all Explorer Cruises.

Kayaking

Explore hidden bays and secluded beaches in Korcula

Dedicated Tour Manager

You'll be well looked after by your onboard Tour Manager who can assist you with any questions throughout the week.

National Park Entrance

Entry to Mljet National Park & bike hire.

Stay Connected

Wi-fi is available throughout your cruise (subject to download limits)

Morning Yoga

Greet the sun with morning yoga in one of Europe’s oldest towns!

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