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Sun & Bike Kvarner Bay Traditional Ensuite Cruise 2022

Opatija - Krk - Punat - Krk - Vrbnik - Krk - Rab - Novalja - Molat - Zapuntel - Mali Lošinj - Veli Lošinj - Mali Lošinj - Osor - Cres - Lovran - Opatija

The guided cycling on this cruise around Kvarner Bay starts on Krk Island and ends in Cres exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. Unlike a regular cycle cruise from Opatija it features less demanding daily cycling routes leaving more time to enjoy the sun. Highlights include visiting great beaches, vineyards, pine forests, cycling on the historic islands and exploring historical coastal towns and stunning hilltop views. Croatia is a land of picturesque islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate and the best way to explore it is without a doubt, by bike.

Check in OPATIJA on SATURDAYS from 1100HRS, departs Opatija Port at 1300HRS
Check out OPATIJA on SATURDAYS by 0900HRS

KL Traditional Ensuite Small Ships
Traditional wooden small ships, A/C cabins with private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds, A/C salon.  Name of vessel will be advised at time of arrival.​

Code: K1

MS Dalvin            MS Dalmatinac            MS Lopar            MS Plomin

MS Viktorija            MS Dalmatinka            MS Adonis            MS Toma  

MS Kalipsa            MS Moja Maja          MS Nikola            MS Labrador

MS Panorama

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Opatija - Krk - Punat - Krk

Arrival in Opatija and check in at Opatija Port from 1100HRS, departure from Opatija at 1300HRS. Welcome speech onboard before departure towards the Island of Krk. A swimming stop is planned after lunch in a bay on the way to the main town on Krk Island. Bike tour to the town of Punat and back to the town of Krk is planned immediately on arrival giving ample time to discover this lovely Old Town for a laidback evening at leisure where you overnight in the harbour. (L)

Cycle Route 17km approx
Highest Point 100m approx

Day 2
Krk - Vrbnik - Krk

After breakfast, it’s a morning cycling tour to the wonderful and famous town of Vrbnik for lunch (optional) and a short swimming break. Here you can enjoy the fantastic views of the coastline and explore this magical spot (with some highly noted narrow streets) famous for its Žlahtina wine produced only in this area. A late afternoon return to Krk Town for another overnight with dinner onboard. (B, D)

Cycle Route 23km approx
Highest Point 190m approx

Day 3
Krk - Rab

Early morning departure for the Island of Rab where you cycle around town of Rab, followed by lunch onboard and free time for swimming, sunbathing or simply strolling around this lovely town or enjoy an ice cream, cappuccino or watching the artists often at work in the streets. An optional afternoon walk through Komrčar Park Forest above Rab Town or hike up Kamenjak Hill to enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets and have a bird’s eye view of Rab and surrounding islands. (B, L)

Cycle Route 13km approx
Highest Point 75m approx

Day 4
Rab - Tovarnele - Novalja - Molat or Ilovik

Morning departure to the Island of Pag followed with a bike ride from Tovarnele to Novalja, continue cruising to the islands of Molat or Ilovik with lunch onboard, free time to stroll around these small tranquil spots where you overnight in the harbour. (B, L)

Cycle Route 22km approx
Highest Point 195m approx

Day 5
Molat or Ilovik - Zapuntel - Mali Lošinj - Veli Lošinj - Mali Lošinj

Early morning cycling tour from Molat to Zapuntel and boarding a ship for our cruise towards the Island of Lošinj with a possible swim and lunch stop on the way. On arrival to Mali Lošinj you take an afternoon bike tour of this picturesque town as well as of Veli Lošinj with a coffee/ice cream or swim break. Return to Mali Lošinj with some time at leisure to explore the fabulous pastel coloured waterfront houses and an optional dinner. Overnight in the main harbour of Mali Lošinj. (B, L)

Cycle Route 11km / 13km approx
Highest Point 75m / 80m approx

Day 6
Mali Lošinj - Nerezine - Osor - Cres

Morning cycling tour from Mali Lošinj to Nerezine and then on to the town of Osor, followed by a walk through the Old Town full of sculptures and interesting architecture. We continue our cruise towards the town of Cres with a stop for a swim and lunch on the way. Evening at leisure and overnight in Cres. (B, L)

Cycle Route 24km approx
Highest Point 205m approx

Day 7
Cres - Lovran - Opatija

Morning cycling around the town of Cres with an optional visit to St Francis Monastery and Museum of Sacral Art. Free time for relaxing in one of the numerous cafes or for a swim. Departure and lunch enroute to the mainland. Stop at Lovran for a lovely refreshing walking tour along the famous Franz Joseph promenade to Opatija, better known as ‘Lungomare’. Evening at leisure. We recommend a walk to the fishermen’s village of Volosko with its many restaurants and cafes and idyllic setting or chill out at a local spot on the ‘Lungomare’ - follow the locals! Overnight in Opatija Port. (B, L)

Cycle Route 12km approx 
Highest Point 75m approx

Day 8
Opatija

An early breakfast before your final goodbyes with new friends and the crew. Check out by 0900HRS. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 1 Dinner (B, L, D)
  • Water dispenser
  • Bike Guide
  • Hybrid Bike with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €40 per person approx

Optional Extras

  • E-Bike Upgrade $120 per person
  • Saddle Bag Rental $35 per person

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Upper/Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 25 Jun 22Sat 02 Jul 22
$1,625$2,315$1,530$2,180
Sat 23 Jul 22Sat 30 Jul 22
$1,625$2,315$1,530$2,180
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Important Notes

Upper Deck Cabins are above the Main Deck
Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck
Upper & Main Deck Cabins are allocated according to availability

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions, crowding or other circumstances out of his control. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel or change the ship name if necessary. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form onboard). Guests are not permitted to bring beverages onboard the vessel that have been purchased onshore. All drinks must be purchased onboard. In the event of inappropriate behaviour the Cruise Operator and Captain reserves the right to disembark guests. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival. EUR currency quoted is converted on the spot to the equivalent in Croatian Kuna.

Disclaimer
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian Ports, ships are moored side by side. This makes it necessary to cross from one ship to the other where there are gaps in between each ship. Special care must be taken at all times when crossing between the vessels and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruises are not recommended for those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

Swimming Breaks
In good weather and depending on timings we will have regular swim stops while the vessel anchors in secluded bays or after the cycling before departure to the next island.

Cycling Route
The length of the daily cycling routes is estimated and is based on local information and depends on various detours or shortcuts that can be done enroute. Cruising and cycling routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and ability of the respective cyclists onboard. Departures are during morning hours, mostly after breakfast. If taking part in biking activities, each individual is responsible for him/herself and agrees to abide to the decisions and instructions given by the guide who reserves the right in changing the itinerary according to weather conditions and group’s abilities.

Food Onboard
Continental breakfast and either lunch or dinner. During cycling routes, we recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialties. These meals are not included in the price of the trip and are paid by the client on the spot. There is a possibility to book a Captain's Dinner, which is paid directly on the spot and is offered by the Captain.

Recommended Cycling Equipment
Biking shoes, backpack, extra clothes, rain/sun protection.

Hybrid Rental Bike (Included)
Bike rental includes hybrid bikes equipped with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet.

Hybrid Bike or similar

Frame: 700 Alloy​
Colour: Matt Black
Fork: Suntour Matt Black Nex
Chainwheel: Shimano T4010E866CL3/48T
Octalnik: 175CG
BB Parts: Shimano BB-ES300B*126
Pedal: Alloy SP-823
Chain: Z9000
Rear Derailleur: Shimano DEOREKRD591SGSL
Front Derailleur: Shimano ALIVIO 4000TSM6
Shifting Levers: Shimano ALIVIO SLM 4000
Freewheel: Shimano CS HG 20091134
Rims: X ALT X3 Double Wall
Tyres: CST 40-622 SALVO HIGH PROTECTION 5mm
Brake: V Brake Shimano ABRT 4000 FC14SL
Carrier: TANGSHAN HLJY-F4-28 BLACK

E-Bike or similar (Upgrade Available On Request)

Wheel Size: 20"
Pedal Assist: Up to 25km/h​
Display: Panasonic Side LCD
Motor: Panasonic 36V​
Assistance Levels: 4
Gears: Shimano Nexus 8-speed Hub Gears
Brake: Magura Hs22 Hydraulic End V-Brake
Battery: 540WH/15AH/36V​
Charger: 36V Panasonic
Fork: Sr Suntour Nex Suspension Fork 63mm​
Tyres: Schwalbe Maraton Plus
Anti-Theft Protection: Abus Frame Lock

Extras and Add Ons

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