SpecialPremium Superior PackageUpdated Itinerary 2024

Dubrovnik Explorer Cruise 2024

Dubrovnik - Korčula - Pučišća - Split - Stari Grad - Hvar - Mljet NP - Dubrovnik

Discover the beauty of Croatia’s Southern Adriatic islands on MS Princess Aloha (2013). Enjoy plenty of time to relax, swim and explore your surroundings. Visit charming coastal towns, experience delicious local cuisine, explore historical sites and find peace in the natural beauty of Mljet National Park.

Check in DUBROVNIK on SUNDAYS from 1400HRS, first night in Gruž Port
Check out DUBROVNIK on SUNDAYS by 0900HRS

Code: K3 K245

MS Princess Aloha

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Dubrovnik

Embarkation starts in Dubrovnik Port at 1400HRS. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner this evening. (D)

Day 2
Dubrovnik - Korčula

Early in the morning we set sail for the Island of Korčula, with a swim stop in one of the pristine bays if weather permits. Time to relax and have lunch onboard. We arrive in Korčula, one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Upon arrival join a walking tour of Korčula that takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Evening is free to explore the town on your own. (B, L)

Day 3
Korčula - Pučišća

Your journey continues towards Pučišća, situated on the Island of Brač. Village of the stone sculptures, where you can visit amazing stonemasonry school (optional). Enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays if weather permits and have lunch onboard before arrival to Pučišća. Captain’s Dinner onboard and overnight in Pučišća. (B, L, D)

Day 4
Pučišća - Split

After breakfast we set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax if weather permits, with lunch onboard. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split to spend the night. Upon arrival, join a guided tour of the city, visiting the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical centre of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

Day 5
Split - Stari Grad - Hvar

In the morning, we sail to Stari Grad on the Island of Hvar, one of the oldest towns in Europe. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008. Return to your ship for lunch onboard and sail towards Hvar Town with a break for swimming along the way. Upon arrival in Hvar, you will enjoy visiting the many historical sights of the town, such as St Stephen’s Square and Cathedral, Arsenal with the theatre built on its first floor, the first municipal theatre in Europe. Above Hvar Town is the impressive fortress offering magnificent views over the bay and Pakleni Islands. Your evening is free in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 6
Hvar - Mljet NP

In the morning, we sail towards Mljet, Croatia’s “greenest island” with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep saltwater lakes. If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake) and join the boat ride to St Mary’s Islet. Spend the night in Mljet. (B, L)

Day 7
Mljet NP - Dubrovnik

In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik with lunch onboard and a stop for swimming. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the historical centre. Walk through Stradun, both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights. After city tour, free time to explore the city, visit city walls, Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second oldest pharmacy, Rector's Palace and the cathedral, or take a boat ride to Lokrum Island or take the cable car to the top of Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)

Day 8
Dubrovnik

After breakfast, it’s time to disembark by 0900HRS. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • Welcome Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
  • Captain's Dinner (D)
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Water dispenser
  • Cruise Director
  • Towel & linen change mid-week
  • Beach towel
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Headsets
  • Porterage

Sightseeing

  • Korčula
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Dubrovnik

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €60 per person approx

Optional Excursion (booked & paid direct)

  • Mljet National Park Entrance €25 per person approx

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sun 07 Jul 24Sun 14 Jul 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 14 Jul 24Sun 21 Jul 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 21 Jul 24Sun 28 Jul 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 28 Jul 24Sun 04 Aug 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 04 Aug 24Sun 11 Aug 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 11 Aug 24Sun 18 Aug 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 18 Aug 24Sun 25 Aug 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 25 Aug 24Sun 01 Sep 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 01 Sep 24Sun 08 Sep 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 08 Sep 24Sun 15 Sep 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 15 Sep 24Sun 22 Sep 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 22 Sep 24Sun 29 Sep 24
$3,812$6,854$3,386$6,096
Sun 29 Sep 24Sun 06 Oct 24
$3,386$5,759$2,986$5,068
Sun 06 Oct 24Sun 13 Oct 24
$2,752$4,404$2,332$3,729
Sun 13 Oct 24Sun 20 Oct 24
$2,752$4,404$2,332$3,729
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Important Notes

Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck

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 reserve 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.

It is highly recommended that clients take comprehensive travel insurance including against cancellation of reserved services.

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.

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