Discover Croatia Cruise & Stay Package

  • Duration10 Nights
  • StyleDeluxe Cruise
  • When to GoMay - Oct
  • Price GuideFrom £2,445 Per Person
Explore Croatia’s emerging and historic capital of Zagreb, the simply breathtaking UNESCO-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park with its spectacular waterfalls, before a deluxe 7-night cruise where you will explore stunning islands along the Dalmatian coast on a deluxe small-ship with a maximum of 38 passengers.

This absorbing trip, accompanied by our professional Cruise Director, includes visits to charming Dalmatian islands such as Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Vis, delightful Mljet National Park, with Wine Tasting & Oyster Farm experiences and much more.
 

At a Glance

  • Days 1-3
    • Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes

      • Private arrival transfer in Zagreb
      • Private transfer to Plitvice
      • Self-guided tour of Plitvice Lakes
  • Days 4-5
    • Split

      • Private transfer to Split
      • Private transfer to Split harbour
      • Guided tour of Split
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 6
    • Trogir

      • Free time to explore Trogir
  • Day 7
    • Bol & Hvar

      • Visit Bol in Brac & Zlatni Rat beach
      • Wine tasting in Hvar
  • Day 8
    • Vis

      • Visit the quaint & beautiful island of Vis
  • Day 9
    • Korcula

      • Optional: Blue Cave tour
      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 10
    • Mljet & Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park
      • Fresh oyster and mussels tasting
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 11
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport
  • Meet Our Expert

    Michela

    Michela

    Croatia Specialist

    Having grown up in Italy, I was introduced to Croatia over a decade ago and I immediately fell in love. Like Italy its adorned with spectacular coastline, charming Old Towns and warm and welcoming locals at every turn.

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    Deluxe Cruise Ships

    MS Phoenix

    A modern luxury yacht, Phoenix 72 was built in 2021 offering an elegant way to cruise Croatia’s magnificent coast. She boasts 18 comfortable en-suite, air-conditioned cabins, complete with LCD TVs and large portholes or windows for watching the passing scenery. Expect state-of-the-art facilities and the latest and greatest high-tech and safety equipment to ensure an unforgettable excursion.

    Departure Dates

    2025

    • May

      May 07, 2025May 21, 2025
    • June

      Jun 04, 2025Jun 18, 2025
    • July

      Jul 02, 2025Jul 16, 2025Jul 30, 2025
    • August

      Aug 13, 2025Aug 27, 2025
    • September

      Sep 10, 2025Sep 24, 2025
    • October

      Oct 08, 2025

    What’s Included

    • Return flights from UK airports
    • Private return airport transfers in Zagreb and Dubrovnik
    • Overnight stay in 4-star hotel in Zagreb on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Private transfer from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes
    • Overnight stay in 4-star hotel in Plitvice on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Self-guided tour of Plitvice Lakes
    • Private transfer from Plitvice Lakes to Split
    • Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel in Split on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Deluxe one-way cruise in a lower deck cabin
    • Welcome reception & cocktail
    • Daily buffet breakfast with generous fresh fruit selection
    • Daily 3-course set lunch with a choice of beer or wine with your lunch
    • 3 evening meals whilst on the cruise
    • Unlimited filtered water on the cruise
    • Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
    • Croatian wine tasting tour in Hvar
    • Half day gastronomic tour to an oyster farm in Ston
    • Professional English-speaking tour manager
    • Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Korcula and Split
    • Return bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
    • Entrance to Mljet National Park
    • Daily swim stops while on the cruise
    • Luggage handling
    • Daily cabin service
    • Free WiFi
    • ATOL Protection
     

    What's Not Included

    • Gratuities
    • Port taxes which will be advised at the time of quoting
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
     

    Supplement Free Cabins for Single Travellers

    • We have a limited number of supplement free cabins for single travellers per departure. Once these supplement free cabins have sold out, a single supplement of 80% applies to lower deck cabins.

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1:

      Zagreb

      Zagreb, CroatiaZagreb with rainbow

      On arrival in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a free afternoon relaxing or exploring the city. With its Austro-Hungarian heritage, it’s a typical Central European city, with classicist and secessionist facades and green parks. Zagreb is packed with museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants – plenty to satisfy your inner culture vulture.

      Accommodation Options

      • Amadria Park Hotel Capital

        Amadria Park Hotel Capital

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      • Hotel Esplanade

        Hotel Esplanade

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    • Day 2:

      Plitvice Lakes

      Plitvice Lakes & WaterfallsBoats in Plitvice National Park

      Our driver will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the Plitvice Lakes where you will spend the day exploring the Plitvice Lakes. Croatia’s most recognisable UNESCO-listed national park, Plitvice Lakes is comprised of 16 cascading lakes and travertine waterfalls, and with endemic flora and fauna, they make a thriving ecosystem. Take a leisurely walk through the park and enjoy a boat ride on the emerald-green Kozjak Lake.

      Excursions Included:
      1 Day Plitvice Lakes Tickets (Self-Guided)

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast

      Accommodation Options

      • Hotel Degenija

        Hotel Degenija

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      • Hotel Fenomen

        Hotel Fenomen

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    • Day 3:

      Split

      Split HarbourOld Streets in Split

      You will be driven to Split and check in to your hotel before spending the rest of the day exploring the beautiful Old Town at your leisure. Enjoy discovering the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace and Split’s popular and pristine promenade. Diocletian’s Palace is a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast

      Accommodation Options

      • Splendida Palace Split Reception

        Splendida Palace

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      • Marvie Hotel Split

        Hotel Marvie

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      • Cornaro Hotel

        Cornaro Hotel

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    • Day 4:

      Split

      Split Bell TowerSplit Evening

      You will have the morning at leisure to explore the delights of Split. We will arrange a private transfer from your hotel in Split to the deluxe ship at approximately 13.00hrs. After checking in you can relax in your deluxe cabin or join a guided tour of the beautiful historical town of Split. Split is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. Welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board. You will be introduced to the Captain, crew and fellow Croatia island-hopping passengers. Overnight in Split.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided tour of Split

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Welcome Dinner

    • Day 5:

      Trogir

      Trogir Aerial ViewTrogir

      After breakfast, our cruise will head towards the medieval town of Trogir for some free time to explore the inspiring city, viewing the magnificently preserved Kamerlengo Castle and one of the finest examples of sacral architecture in the country, the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Overnight in Trogir, where you can sample a choice of enticing restaurants.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 6:

      Bol & Hvar

      Zlatni RatHvar View from Castle

      Depart for the charming island of Brac and visit the famous Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach near Bol. The quaint fisherman’s village of Bol offers an authentic Dalmatian welcome.  We continue cruising towards the jet-set island of Hvar which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender. On arrival, enjoy a wine-tasting tour at a very sought-after family winery in Jelsa, a small and charming town on the island.

      Excursions Included:
      Wine tasting in Hvar

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 7:

      Pakleni Islands & Vis

      Pakleni IslandsVis Town

      Our adventure takes us to the furthest island from the mainland: Vis. As the public was unable to visit for 40 years while it was used as a strategic military base during the Homeland War, tourism development has been limited, resulting in an unspoiled, tranquil atmosphere. First, we’ll wind through the Pakleni Islands for a swim stop in the archipelago’s crystal-clear turquoise waters, providing the opportunity to use water toys on board. Upon our mid-afternoon arrival at Vis, the remainder of the day is yours.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 8:

      Blue Cave & Korcula

      Blue Cave, BisevoKorcula

      Head towards the striking island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route as well as the chance to visit the Blue Cave. If conditions are right, you’ll enter in a small boat to witness the interior as it’s illuminated in blue, with the sun beaming its rays in through a crack in the roof and reflecting off the white sea bottom. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions; therefore, the entry fee of EUR30pp is payable on the day. Afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by a guided walking tour of this charming Old Town.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided tour of the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally)
      Guided tour of Korcula

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 9:

      Mljet & Slano

      Mljet National ParkOyster Tasting, Croatia

      Continue to cruise further south towards the island of Mljet. On arrival, you can join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes, situated in the heart of the stunning Mljet National Park. Next is the enchanting village of Slano, on the mainland, which is our destination this afternoon. Slano is a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another fortified small village that is famous for its oysters. After sampling fresh oysters and learning more about this delicacy, head back to the ship for the Captain’s Dinner.

      Excursions Included:
      Entrance fees to Mljet National Park
      Fresh oyster and mussel tasting experience

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast, Lunch & Captain’s Dinner

    • Day 10:

      Dubrovnik

      DubrovnikDubrovnik

      On the final day of the luxury island hopping tour, we make an early departure to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We take a cruise alongside the walls of the old Dubrovnik city centre. You can join our guided walking tour of this magnificent city and we recommend that you take the cable car to the top of Mount Srd, to enjoy panoramic scenic views of the ancient city walls and the beautiful Elaphiti Islands.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided tour of Dubrovnik

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 11:

      Departure

      Cable Car, DubrovnikDubrovnik

      After breakfast it is time to say goodbye to the crew and to all of your new friends. Check out by 9am and transfer to Dubrovnik airport.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast

       

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