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Hosted Dalmatian Wonders Cruise 2022

Split - Trogir - Bol - Hvar - Biševo - Komiža - Vis - Korčula - Mljet NP - Slano - Ston - Slano - Dubrovnik

Join our host and visit some of the most beautiful islands and mainland attractions on the Adriatic on a luxuriously designed, fully A/C Deluxe Superior vessel MS Ave Maria (2018) with spacious ensuite cabins. Perfect way to fully experience Croatian islands and coastline is by sailing on an intimate luxury mini cruiser. Spend mornings on spacious decks or swim in crystal clear Adriatic Sea and explore small historical towns in the evening. This one way Hosted cruise from Split to Dubrovnik will bring you the best of Southern Dalmatian islands with numerous extra services and food & wine experiences included in the package.

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAY from 1400HRS, first night in Split Port
Check out DUBROVNIK on SATURDAY by 0900HRS

MS Ave Maria

MS Ave Maria (2018) - 17 September 2022
Vessel Features Capacity 38 passengers, A/C, 11 VIP Upper Deck Cabins with Private Balconies, 8 Lower Deck Cabins with ensuites, length 53.4m, width 8.8m, 220V, restaurant, bar, lounge, SAT TV, covered terrace, sun deck, jacuzzi, mini pool, swimming platform.

Your Dalmatian Wonders Cruise Host

Aniela Edmond​
With a deep love for her Croatian heritage, Aniela is exited to share with you the colourful history, vibrant culture and spectacular scenery of Croatia.

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Trip Variations

A Taste of Croatia & Slovenia Hosted Tour & Cruise - Zagreb to Dubrovnik 2022

Zagreb - Trakošćan - Zagreb - Ljubljana - Bled - Radovljica - Ljubljana - Postojna Cave - Predjama - Momjan - Poreč - Motovun - Livade - Poreč - Rovinj - Pula - Vodnjan - Poreč - Grožnjan - Momjan - Poreč - Opatija - Rastoke - Plitvice Lakes NP - Zadar - Šibenik - Skradin - Krka NP - Šibenik - Split - Klis - Split - Trogir - Bol - Hvar - Biševo - Komiža - Vis - Korčula - Mljet NP - Slano - Ston - Slano - Dubrovnik


From $13,395 per person

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Dalmatian Wonders Cruise - Split to Dubrovnik 2022

Split - Trogir - Bol - Hvar - Biševo - Komiža - Vis - Korčula - Mljet NP - Slano - Ston - Slano - Dubrovnik


From $3,335 per person

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Dalmatian Wonders Cruise - Dubrovnik to Split 2022

Dubrovnik - Slano - Ston - Slano - Mljet NP - Korčula - Komiža - Vis - Biševo - Hvar - Bol - Trogir - Split


From $3,335 per person

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Day by day Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer from Split Airport to Split Port for check in from 1400HRS onwards. After settling in enjoy a guided tour of Split, a historic town under UNESCO protection and part of the world heritage with an abundance of Roman architecture, including Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace and his cellars. This evening enjoy a welcome cocktail and dinner to meet your Captain, crew & fellow cruise passengers. (D)

Day 2
Split - Trogir

Our first day of cruising the Dalmatian coast begins. We visit a gorgeous bay to enjoy a dip in the Adriatic Sea before our lunch is served. Continue to Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage protected historic stone town, often described as an open-air museum. We explore the charming town with its narrow alleyways and view the Cathedral of St Lawrence and the magnificent Kamerlengo Tower. Enjoy your evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 3
Trogir - Bol - Hvar

This morning we take a refreshing swim stop and visit the most famous beach in Croatia, Zlatni Rat near Bol on the Island of Brač. Following lunch, we continue to Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic. We explore its old town, then take an excursion to a renowned family owned winery, we learn about its history of wine making and sample the local Dalmatian wine. One last stop takes us to the must-see Spanish Fortress which offers incredibly scenic views of the town and Pakleni Islands. This evening experience the electric atmosphere of Hvar’s famous night life. Dine at a local restaurant or visit the bars and cafes which are open long into the night. (B, L, T)

Day 4
Hvar - Biševo - Komiža - Vis

Cruise towards Biševo to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon (visit is weather dependent). Vis was once a naval base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, it has a unique charm. Arrive to an old fisherman’s village of Komiža, to enjoy free time and experience its relaxed pace of life. On arrival to Vis Town, your time is at leisure. Visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, town museum, or simply enjoy the surrounds. This evening make sure to dine at a local fish restaurant to sample fish and seafood prepared in traditional Dalmatian style. (B, L)

Day 5
Vis - Korčula

Cruise towards Korčula the birthplace of Marco Polo. Lunch is in a secluded bay enroute. A fish bone street pattern design was used in Korčula Old Town to reduce effects of wind and sun and provide citizens with sheltered and comfortable accommodation. Discover the town and later there are many wonderful restaurants to dine at or an optional excursion to a small village near Korčula where you will enjoy dinner and hear about history and true local life. (B, L)

Day 6
Korčula - Mljet - Slano - Ston - Slano

Continue to Mljet. Join the Cruise Director for a stroll to the saltwater lakes in the National Park and enjoy a boat ride to St Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery. Depart to Slano a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point to Ston, a once fortified small town, famous for its medieval ramparts, saltworks and oysters. After exploring the town our excursion takes us to a family owned oyster farm for a special tasting and experience. Return to the ship for Captain’s farewell dinner with live entertainment. (B, L, T, D)

Day 7
Slano - Dubrovnik

Discover the charm and fascination of Dubrovnik. We cruise along the City Walls for lunch, before docking in Gruž Port. Transfer to the Old Town for a walking tour to see Onofrio’s Fountain, the Franciscan & Dominican monasteries & Rector’s Palace. Take the cable car from the Old Town to Mount Srđ for incredible scenic views of the city and Elaphiti Islands. A walk along the city walls is a must do. Enjoy your evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 8

Check out is by 0900HRS. Say farewell to your crew and fellow travellers. For those of you returning home, or travelling onwards you will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport. We are sure you will have made many friends and have a wealth of memories to treasure and take home with you. Sretan Put. (B)


  • Airport transfers Day 1 & 8
  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • Welcome Reception & Cocktail
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 1 Dinner (B, L, D)
  • 1 Captain’s Dinner with aperitif & live entertainment (D)
  • Ston Oyster Farm Visit & Tasting (T)
  • Wine Tasting on Island of Hvar (T)
  • Olive Oil & Wine Tasting Onboard
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, tea & coffee daily
  • 1 Drink with Lunch & Dinner (glass of wine, beer or soft drink)
  • Water dispenser
  • Spectacular cruise along Dubrovnik City Walls
  • Croatia Times Travel Host
  • Cruise Director
  • Daily cabin service & towel change
  • Linen change mid week
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Tourist taxes & port fees
  • Headsets
  • Porterage


  • Split
  • Trogir
  • Hvar
  • Korčula
  • Dubrovnik


  • Split - Diocletian’s Cellars
  • Hvar - Spanish Fortress
  • Mljet - National Park
  • Dubrovnik - Cable Car


Optional Excursions (booked & paid direct, price subject to change)

  • Biševo Blue Cave Entrance €10-15 per person approx
  • Korčula Village Dinner Experience €35 per person approx

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
VIP Upper DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 17 Sep 22Sat 24 Sep 22
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Important Notes

Upper Deck Cabins are above the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck
VIP Cabins are on the Upper 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.

Route, Itinerary & Inclusions are subject to change without prior notice.

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.

​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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