Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Dubrovnik - Korcula
Your cruise commences with an arrival transfer to your ship. Your cruise will depart Dubrovnik at 13.00hrs, heading to Korcula, best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korcula resembles a miniature Dubrovnik, and is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game - Moreska is performed. On arrival, enjoy a walking tour through the winding streets of the Old Town built in the shape of a fish bone. There are plenty of choices for dinner tonight from simple konobas, restaurants or cool bars.

Meals included: Lunch

DAY 2 Korcula - Metkovic
Cruise to Metkovic, situated on the bank of great river Neretva, followed by a barge ride to explore more of this wonderful scenery known for mandarin plantations. Discover the allure of one of the last wetlands on the European continent, its flora and fauna, the diversity of wild birds and the traditional lifestyle of the Neretva people. Visit Vid archaeological museum exhibiting the remains of a Roman temple – the Augusteum – and 17 marble statues. Discover places where the ancient Illyrians, Greeks, Romans once sailed, and the pirates of Neretva planned their raids of enemy galleys. This evening enjoy a Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 3 Metkovic - Split
Your cruise continues to Split, the UNESCO protected capital of Dalmatian region and the second largest city in Croatia that was once the palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Upon arrival, your local guide will take you for a walk through the bustling Old Town centre and market. Make sure to visit the Split waterfront where there's always lots happening along the beautiful wide promenade with a fun and lively atmosphere.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 4 Split - Krka National Park - Sibenik
This morning, cruise towards Skradin from where you will visit a local winery for wine tasting and light tapas. On return to Skradin, take a walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park, with an opportunity to visit “Skradinski Buk”, the most popular part of the waterfall area. In the late afternoon, you will sail towards Sibenik, situated in the central region of the Croatian Adriatic coast. Abundant in historical and cultural monuments, and the most important being the UNESCO listed Cathedral of St. James.

Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 5 Sibenik - Zadar

Today, you will discover Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, well known for its rich historical heritage of world importance. On a guided walking tour see the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St. Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a representative city gate from 16th century. Also see the more modern additions, the well-known Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront, it is a magical spot to watch the sunset.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 6 Zadar - Rab
Morning cruise towards Rab, the “island of love”. Here, you can explore the city encircled by medieval walls, with its Romanesque church towers, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the gallery on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. After a guided city tour, you can enjoy a tasting of the famous Rab cake. According to the legend the recipe for Rab cake was created by nuns in the monastery when catering to the visiting Pope. If time allows, after the tour, you may take a taxi uphill to Kamenjak mountain to enjoy the magnificent sunset and a glorious view of Rab and surrounding islands.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 7 Rab - Opatija
En route to the final destination experience magnificent views of the famous Opatija Riviera. Your guide will take you on an interesting walking tour no doubt filled with stories of Royal families, celebrities and musicians who have stayed in Opatija. Your evening is then free to stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare perhaps all the way to nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for the best seafood restaurants in Croatia or simply visit Kras Choco bar to try exclusive chocolate cocktails, cakes or ice-cream as they are one of a kind.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 8 Opatija
Farewell the crew and fellow travellers as your cruise concludes in Opatija after breakfast.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Port fees and tourist taxes
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Beach towel hire
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Exclusions: Departure transfer, gratuities and optional Korcula Village Dinner (approximately EUR 40-55 per person – paid locally)

  • Welcome reception with cocktail
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 2 dinners including Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Complimentary water from dispenser
  • Complimentary tea & coffee after lunch
  • Olive oil & wine tasting on board
  • Guided tours of:
    Korcula
    Split
    Zadar
    Rab
    Opatija
  • Visit:
    Krka National Park
    Narona Archaeological Museum in Metkovic

Pricing

Prices are per person in ZAR

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck
28 Sep 2024
MS Nautilus
Enquiry R50,140 R56,925 N/A R75,095 R85,445 N/A R45,080 R51,290

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Nautilus

  • Launched: 2019
  • Length: 49 m
  • Breadth: 8.8 m
  • Speed: 16.6 km/h
  • Crew 8-10
  • Passengers: 36
  • Cabins 18
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Dining room and salon
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun deck with large sun beds
  • Swimming platform at rear
  • Shaded lounge area with ample seating
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Standard Twin/Double 12.6 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard (Stern) Twin/Double 12.6 – 18 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard (Bow) Twin/Double 13.2 – 15.2 Large Porthole No
Lower Deck Standard Twin/Double 15.2 – 20 Porthole No

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
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