Explore the stunning Dalmatian islands and coastline
7 Nights, 8 days cruise.
Cruise Croatia stunning coastline all the way from Opatija to Dubrovnik. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring famous Croatian towns or having fun till morning hours.
Rab bell towers, Zadar Sea Organs, Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik, Streets of Korčula, Dubrovnik
Ports of call: Opatija – Rab – Zadar – NP Krka Waterfalls – Šibenik – Split – Metković (Captain’s dinner) – Korčula – Dubrovnik
Temperatures range from the low 70s in early and late season to the high 80s plus, in late June through September. Winds are usually predictable, moderate and occasionally fresh (force 2-5) in the afternoon.
Opatija – Rab
Early afternoon departure towards Rab, which is known as the “island of love”. Once we arrive there will be a guided walking tour of the city, with it’s medieval walls, palaces and squares, plus the famous four towers. After the tour we will sample the special Rab cake, which according to legend, was created by local nuns for a papal visit.
Rab – Zadar
After breakfast we will depart to Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, with it’s mighty city walls and over 30 churches. In the old town you find museums and former noble families palaces and villas. Watch the fabulous sunset from the city’s waterfront. There will guided walking tour of the city, followed by a tasting of Maraschino cherry liquor.
Zadar – Krka Waterfalls/Sibenik
First we will cruise towards Skradin and then board a coach to the Bibich winery for wine tasting and a light tapas lunch. Once back in Skradin, we will walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park, and visit the “Skradinski Buk” – the most popular part of the waterfall area. There are 17 waterfalls with cascades of up to 100 meters wide. Remember to bring your swimwear so you can enjoy a dip in the crystal clear waters. In the afternoon we will head to Sibenik, where you can explore in the old town, wander along the waterfront or enjoy some boutique shopping. Dinner on board.
Sibenik – Split
Today we will continue south towards Split – Croatia’s second largest city and home to the retirement palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, which is now under UNESCO protection. There will be a guided walking tour through the bustling old town and market. Overnight on board in Split.
Split – Metkovic
Today we cruise to Metkovic, on the banks of the river Neretva, where we will explore one of the last remaining wetland deltas in Europe. We will ride on a barge and discover flora and fauna, wild birds and the traditional way of life of the local Neretva people. We will visit the archeological museum of Vid, which holds the remains of a Roman temple and marble sculptures of Roman emperors and their family members. In the evening we will have the Captain’s dinner on board with live entertainment.
Metkovic – Korcula
This morning we will depart to Korcula – the birthplace of Marco Polo. Much of the island is covered in black pine forests and so Korcula is know as the “black island”. A guided walking tour will take us through the medieval walled old town of Korcula, where there are lots of traditional Croatian konobas, restaurants and cocktail bars.
Korcula – Dubrovnik
Today we will cruise to the famous walled city of Dubrovnik, which was described as “heaven on earth” by the writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch will be served on deck as we head for Gruz harbour to dock. Once we are moored, there will be a guided walking tour of the city, or you may explore on your own if you wish to take in any of the museums, amble along through the old town or take the cable car to Srd mountain for spectacular views over the city.
After breakfast it will be time to say goodbye to the crew. Disembarkation and transfer to Dubrovnik airport.
MY Black Swan
Black Swan is a luxury vessel 48,40 m long and 8,60 m wide with 38 beds in 18 modernly decorated cabins.
Guests can choose between five cabins on upper deck with panoramic windows, five cabins on main deck with panoramic windows and eight spacious cabins in lower deck.
Air conditioned cabins are air condition, with TV, ventilation, safety deposit box, SOS alarm, smoke detectors, emergency lights and audio system for announcements and light music.
Nine cabins have twin/double bed possibility, four cabins are with double beds, three cabins with twin beds and two cabins are triples. A VIP cabin is located at the front of the main deck area. Additional cabin available on upper deck for the tour manager.
- 18 DBL/TWN cabins for guests
- + 1 additional SGL guide cabin
- 8 cabins
- 5 upper deck cabins
- 5 main deck cabins
- + 1 SGL cabin for tour manager
- Hot tub
Adriatic Explorer Opatija to DubrovnikPRICES FOR 2018 – PRICES (£) PER PERSON
|Departure Dates||Lower deck cabin Delux||Main deck cabin Delux||Lower deck cabin Delux Superior||Main deck cabin Delux Superior||VIP upper/main deck cabin Delux Superior|
Croatia Superior Cruise Supplements 2018
|Category C||Category B||Category A||Category P|
|Flights inc luggage from||£375||£375||£375||£375|
- 7 night cruise in your chosen cabin grade witth en-suite bathroom
- 9 meals, – lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary
- Tea and coffee all day
- A drink with lunch and a litre of bottled 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 with dinner on Pelješac peninsula
- Abundant fresh fruit
- Professional Tour manager
- Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split
- Arrival and departure transfers from Split airport to Split harbor
- 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
- Complimentary wi-fi onboard
Beverages, except regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water.
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
Passenger personal expenses
ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 9511