Dalmatian Touareg Split – Split

SUMMARY

Cruise around Croatia’s picturesque islands and the mainland on the MS Captain Bota. Discover the region’s rich heritage and diverse gastronomy while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Visit well-preserved medieval towns such as Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korcula, and Split; or the lively port town Makarska and seaside village Pucisca, known for its white Brac stone. This cruise…

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and Split
  • Visit Brac’s famous famous Zlatni Rat beach
  • Wander the incredible Diocletian’s Palace
  • Witness the breathtaking beauty of Dubrovnik’s Old Town

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and Split
  • Visit Brac’s famous famous Zlatni Rat beach
  • Wander the incredible Diocletian’s Palace
  • Witness the breathtaking beauty of Dubrovnik’s Old Town

Inclusions

Cruise Manager
Daily cabin service
Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin

Exclusions: Port charges and tourist taxes (approx. EUR 40 per person – to be paid locally), Mljet National Park entrance fee (approx. EUR 20 per person – to be paid locally), transfers, gratuities and any optional excursions – to be paid locally.

Meals

7 buffet breakfasts
6 three-course lunches
2 dinners including Welcome dinner and Captains dinner
Complimentary fresh fruit daily
Water from dispenser

Sightseeing

Guided tours of:
Dubrovnik
Hvar
Korcula
Split
Including wireless headset
– Visit:
Mljet National Park

ITINERARY

Welcome to Split! Our vessel is waiting for you at the docks. Feel free to board the ship at any time throughout the day. Your cabin will be available starting from 14.00hrs. In the meantime, you can leave your luggage on board and explore the old town. Be sure to return to the ship for a Welcome dinner where you’ll meet your Captain, crew and fellow passengers. (D)

After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely cruise towards Bol, where you’ll be able to take a swim in the crystal-clear waters at Zlatni Rat beach. Once back on board, indulge in a delicious lunch as we continue sailing south to the island of Hvar. Hvar is a popular destination for many people because of its great weather and long sunny days. Upon arrival, you can take a guided sightseeing tour of Hvar Town to learn about the island’s colourful history and culture. In the evening, you’ll have free time to explore Hvar Town at your own pace. We recommend trying out the local cuisine at one of many local restaurants and tavernas. (B, L)

After departing from Hvar in the morning, we’ll make our way to the island of Mljet. This stunning destination is known for its national park with dense forestry, and we’ll enjoy a swim stop and lunch along the way. In the afternoon, you’ll have free time to explore the national park’s Great and Small Lakes, and the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery. A Captain’s dinner will be served on board tonight. (B, L, D)

Today, we’ll continue our journey along the coastline of Mljet and the Elaphite Islands, pulling into one of the stunning bays for a refreshing swim in the Adriatic Sea. A delicious lunch will be served on board before arriving in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon. Enjoy a guided walk through Dubrovnik’s Old Town—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—before having some free time to explore on your own. Perhaps walk along the city walls or take a cable car up to Srd Mountain for incredible panoramic views of Dubrovnik. Spend your evening in this stunning city known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. (B, L)

After breakfast, we will set sail for Korcula island, reputed to be the birthplace of famed explorer Marco Polo. We will stop for a swim on our way, and you can enjoy lunch on board before arriving in Korcula town, in the afternoon. Once there, you can embark on a guided tour of this beautiful city, nicknamed ‘Little Dubrovnik’. You’ll have the rest of the day free to explore Korcula’s many medieval churches, squares, adorned palaces and cobblestone laneways. There are plenty of restaurants and bars from which to choose if you’re looking for some dinner and nightlife. (B, L)

We’ll sail to Makarska today, admiring the scenic Peljesac Peninsula as we go. The Peljesac Peninsula is Dalmatia’s largest peninsula, and it’s covered in olive groves, vineyards, and old stone villages. We’ll stop for a swim and enjoy lunch on board as we cruise. We’ll arrive in Makarska in the afternoon, where you’ll have the evening free to explore this cosmopolitan seaside town known for its great beaches and nightlife. (B, L)

After breakfast, we set sail for the island of Brac and its largest settlement, Pucisca. This picturesque town is nestled at the base of a deep fjord and is known for its traditional Mediterranean architecture and world-famous limestone quarries. After some free time to explore, enjoy lunch on board as we cruise to Split. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of this 1700-year-old city – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and see its famous Diocletian’s Palace, National Theatre and many other archaeological treasures. Optional excursions to Krka National Park or Trogir are available this afternoon for those who are interested. (B, L)

Say goodbye to your fellow travellers and new friends as your cruise comes to an end after breakfast. (B)

PRICING (in AU$ per person, twin share)

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