Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Opatija – Krk
Welcome to Opatija! Make your way to the port for embarkation. Your ship departs Opatija at 14.00hrs, enjoying lunch and swim stop in some of the crystal clear waters you have ever seen. Arrive in Krk, the largest of the Croatian Islands and explore its diverse villages, stunning promenades and dramatic rock faces. In the afternoon, indulge with a wine tasting in Vrbnik village.

Meals included: Lunch

DAY 2 Krk – Rab
After breakfast, cruise to Rab, also known as the ‘Island of Love’. On arrival, see the imposing stone walls, Romanesque church towers, stone streets and ancient facades on a guided walking tour. Many of Rab's streets and squares are ‘open-air galleries’ with artists working outside. Enjoy a tasting of the famous, secret-recipe ‘Rapska torta’ cake and if weather permits, be sure to walk up to Kamenjak hill to watch a spectacular sunset.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3 Rab – Zadar
This morning, cruise to Zadar with a swim stop en route. Upon arrival, embark on a guided city tour of this ancient city known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its Old Town and the many Venetian gates in the city walls. Once the metropolis of Dalmatia, Zadar’s rich cultural heritage is visible at every turn. The remainder of the day is free and we highly recommend you to see the city's more contemporary creations, the Sea Organ and "The Greeting to the Sun' light installation, both a must see or hear!

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 4 Zadar – Kornati
Today, visit the famous Kornati National Park. Made up of over 140 islands, the National Park is often referred to as a ‘nautical paradise’. Displaying some of Croatia’s incredibly scenery, the Kornati Islands are rich in cultural heritage and feature the ruins of an Ilyrian fortress, Roman villas and the Church of St. Mary.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 5 Kornati – Mali Losinj
After breakfast and the chance for a morning swim, cruise to Mali Losinj where you will embark on a guided city tour followed by a visit to the Museum of Apoxyomenos. Enjoy the remainder of your afternoon at leisure. Perhaps walk over to the smaller town of Veli Losinj or explore the Losinj Aromatic Garden.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 6 Mali Losinj – Cres
Your first stop today is the island of Susak for a morning swim. The largely unspoiled island is dotted with olive groves, vineyards and forests of oak trees. Then, continue your voyage to Cres, which was once one island with Losinj before the Romans dug a narrow channel to separate them. Your evening is free to discover the medieval town with its hidden squares and courtyards.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 7 Cres – Opatija
After breakfast, depart for Opatija and enjoy the magnificent view of the Opatija Riviera. A late afternoon arrival allows a free time to explore the seaside promenade and discover the city. Tonight, enjoy to a Captain’s Dinner on board with live entertainment.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 8 Opatija
Bid farewell to your Captain, crew and new friends as your cruise concludes after breakfast.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 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: Gratuities and Optional Loznati Village Dinner (approximately EUR50 per person – paid locally).
  • Welcome reception with cocktail
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 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:
    Krk
    Rab
    Zadar
    Losinj
    Opatija
  • Visit:
    Kornati National Park

Pricing

Prices are per person in ZAR

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main Deck
29 Jun 2024
MS Ave Maria
Enquiry R46,115 R31,395 N/A R58,880 R39,330 R69,230 R47,150 N/A R88,320 R58,880 R41,515 R28,290 N/A
06 Jul 2024
MS Ave Maria
Enquiry R46,115 N/A R58,880 R69,230 N/A R88,320 R41,515 N/A
13 Jul 2024
MS Ave Maria
Enquiry R46,115 R31,395 N/A R58,880 R39,330 R69,230 R47,150 N/A R88,320 R58,880 R41,515 R28,290 N/A
05 Oct 2024
MS Nautilus
Enquiry R39,330 R31,395 R45,195 R36,110 N/A R58,880 R47,150 R67,735 R54,165 N/A R35,420 R28,290 R40,710 R32,545

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Ave Maria

  • Launched: 2018
  • Length: 49m
  • Breadth: 8.8m
  • Speed: 18.5km/h
  • Crew: 7
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • VIP Cabins with private balconies
  • Large Sun deck with lounge area
  • Main deck dinning room & bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Music System
  • TV Lounge
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Balcony Double/Twin 15.7-17 Windows Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin/Triple 18 Porthole No

Amenities

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