DUBROVNIK – SLANO (Ston) – MLJET – KORČULA – VIS – Biševo (Blue Cave)/HVAR – (Bol) SPLIT
The Ship – MV Infinity
The 5-star deluxe cruise ship you will be embarking on your island hopping cruise is a 49m (161 ft) long, 8.8 m (28 ft) wide, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. The MV Infinity was built in 2016 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. Maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.
This brand new deluxe ship features modern cabins, fully equipped with air condition, safe deposit box, fire alarm, emergency lights and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. The MV Infinity features cabins over 3 decks including a VIP deck which has cabins with private balconies. In addition, each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms equipped with toilet, shower, washbasin and hair dryer. All cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area (except two main deck cabins that are connected to restaurant via deck).
Spacious fully air-conditioned main deck dining room offering privacy for each guest including bar area with LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table and lounge area on the rear of the upper deck.
The vessel has a rear platform to the sea with ladders for easy access into the water and offers two outdoor showers and two deck lavatories. The ship also has a Jacuzzi tub and comfortable deck chairs for all passengers.
- Private arrival and departure transfers from Dubrovnik airport and to Split airport
- 7 nights cruise in cabin with en-suite bathroom
- Welcome reception & cocktail
- Daily buffet breakfast
- 9 meals – lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary and including: – 1 drink with lunch & 1 l water per person daily – Captain’s dinner with live entertainment – Spectacular breakfast cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik – Croatian wine tasting in Vis – Half day excursion of Ston with Oyster farm visit and tasting including entrance to the walls of Ston and Ston saltworks – Abundant fresh fruit
- Professional Tour manager
- Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split
- 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
- Luggage handling
- Daily cabin service
- Free WIFI
- Return flights from Australia
- No additional charges, except gratuities
- Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 50% single person supplement.
Departure Dates 2017
- May 13, 27
- June 10, 17
- July 1, 15, 29
- August 12, 19
- September 2, 30
- October 14
Departure Dates 2018
- May 12, 26
- June 30
- July 7th, 14, 21
- August 4, 18
- September 1, 8, 15, 29
- October 13
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Legend – (B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner (T) Tasting Experience
DAY 1 SATURDAY DUBROVNIK (D)
Transfer to Dubrovnik Gruž harbour. Check in from 14.00 hrs onwards. After checking in you can relax in your luxury cabin before joining the English speaking guided tour of the famous city gates. Dubrovnik has an abundance of ancient historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. After admiring the classic Renaissance architecture we take the cable car from the Old Town to the top of Mount Srđ. From this mountain vantage point you can enjoy spectacular scenic views of the ancient city walls and the Elaphiti Islands. Return to the ship for the welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 2 SUNDAY DUBROVNIK – SLANO/STON (B, L, T)
Departure to the charming village of Slano, situated on the mainland. You can relax and enjoy the stunning scenery during breakfast, as we cruise around Dubrovnik’s city walls before heading in the direction of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop. Afternoon arrival in Slano. The traditional fisherman’s village was once fortified and is famous for its oysters. From Slano we head towards Ston, to explore the town’s medieval ramparts and coastal beauty. You will also visit an oyster farm where you can learn more about oysters and sample this popular delicacy. Free evening before return transfer to the ship. Overnight in Ston.
DAY 3 MONDAY SLANO – MLJET (B, L, D)
After breakfast we head further north to the Island of Mljet. Join our cruise manager for a stroll to the Mljet National Park, where you can explore the famous salt lakes and enjoy a boat ride to St Mary’s Isle. The isle is situated in the centre of the largest salt lake and boasts an ancient Benedictine monastery, and an old abbey and Church that date back to the 12th century. Alternatively, you can hire bicycles, scooters or kayaks to discover other parts of the stunning National Park. Dinner on board. Overnight in port Polača/Pomena.
DAY 4 TUESDAY MLJET – KORČULA (B, L)
Our early morning departure takes us towards the island of Korčula, which is known as the birthplace of the famous world explorer Marco Polo. Lunch in one of the beautiful secluded bays on route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula. Join the English speaking guided walking tour of this charming medieval town. The quaint streets of Korcula’s Old Town are designed to replicate a fishbone, in order to reduce the effects of wind and sun and provide shelter. Korčula has plenty of lively restaurants where you can enjoy an authentic Croatian gourmet experience. There is also an optional excursion to another small village near Korčula for typical Dalmatian dining. Overnight in Korčula.
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY KORČULA – VIS (B, L, T)
We continue with our Croatia cruise to the island of Vis after breakfast. The island was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base, and due to its secluded and isolated position has a unique charm. Vis town, situated on the northern side of the island, is situated near to the remains of the ancient urban centre of Issa. You are welcome to sample some of the exquisite local wines made in one of the traditional wineries. There is also plenty of time to visit the remains of the City museum or to take a scenic walk along the waterfront. Overnight in the port of Vis.
DAY 6 THURSDAY VIS – Biševo (Blue Cave)/HVAR (B, L)
Early in the morning cruise towards the island of Biševo. Here you will visit the famous Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. The excursion depends on weather conditions. However, you will be notified of this on time. We continue towards the jet-set island of Hvar with a planned swim stop on route. Lunch is served on board, at the Pakleni Islands. Hvar is the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic Sea and is known for its fragrant lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Our afternoon arrival is followed by a short presentation of lavender products and a tour of the town. You will visit the Renaissance cathedral, with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe, which was founded in 1612. To enjoy spectacular ocean views of the Pakleni islands you will need to hike up to the town fort, that overlooks the harbour. In the evening you can enjoy Hvar’s abundance of lively entertainment – restaurants, bars and cafes that remain open long into the night. Overnight in the port.
DAY 7 FRIDAY HVAR – (BOL) SPLIT (B, L, D)
Morning departure to Brač island. A swim stop is planned at the famous Zlatni Rat beach (Golden Cape), near Bol. The quaint typical fisherman’s village of Bol has become a popular tourist destination for island hopping visitors. We continue towards Split to enjoy an English speaking guided tour of the historical city. You will discover an abundance of Roman architecture, including is the magnificent and famous Diocletian Palace, which was once inhabited by the Roman emperor. Return to the ship for the farewell Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight in Split.
DAY 8 SATURDAY SPLIT Check out (B)
After breakfast it is time to say goodbye to the crew and to all of your new friends. Check out by 9.00 am and transfer to Split airport.