Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Split – Makarska
Depart Split harbour at 13.00hrs, cruising through Brac Strait to the Makarska Riviera. Enjoy lunch onboard and spend the afternoon meeting your fellow passengers. Tonight, discover the charming coastal town of Makarska, a popular seaside resort.

Meals included: Lunch

Day 2 Makarska – Mljet
Your first stop this morning is in one of the picturesque bays on the Pelajesac Peninsula. After a swim, enjoy lunch and head towards the island of Mljet. According to Greek legend, Odysseus believed Mljet to be the most seductive of the Adriatic islands which has been enchanting visitors ever since. On arrival, you will have an opportunity to explore beautiful Mljet National Park. Get around by walking or hiring a bike, enjoy swims or visit a church and monastery grounds on the lake island of St Mary's.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 Mljet – Dubrovnik
After breakfast, continue your cruise to the jewel of the Adriatic. Few cities conjure stronger images of history, beauty and survival than the walled city of Dubrovnik. Start exploring right away on a guided walking tour to learn more about the city. The highlight is the Old Town, virtually unchanged since the 13th century, with a walk along the Stradun, the city’s main thoroughfare. After there is an option to take the cable car up Mt Srd for spectacular views over the town. The evening is at leisure for you to enjoy this magical city.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4 Dubrovnik – Sipan / Trstenik
A late morning departure allows for a little further exploration of Dubrovnik. Depart for the island of Sipan, one of the small, unspoilt Elaphite Islands, or Trstenik on the Pelajesac Peninsula, both beautiful spots to enjoy an afternoon swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing. This evening, gather for the Captain's dinner onboard.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 Sipan / Trstenik – Korcula
After breakfast, depart for Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo featuring historic medieval architecture. On arrival in the late afternoon, join a guided walking tour to discover this small town with its fortress and impressive city walls. The town and island itself are renowned for having more legends, stories and monuments than anywhere else on the Dalmatian coast. The evening is free for you to explore at your leisure and dine in one of the many konobas.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6 Korcula – Hvar
Depart early morning and head towards the Pakleni Islands to enjoy a swim before being served lunch. In the late afternoon you arrive in the lively port of Hvar Town on the island of Hvar which is famous for its lavender fields and vineyards. Join the guided walking tour of this historical town with its labyrinth of streets and famous Renaissance church. In the evening enjoy the abundance of restaurants, bars and cafes that line the port.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 7 Hvar – Split
As you cruise back towards Split, today’s highlight will be the island of Brac, one of the most popular Adriatic islands. Stop in Bol for a swim at one of Croatia’s most famous beaches, Zlatni Rat, whose shape is everchanging. On the way to Split, you may join an optional rafting excursion on the Cetina River. On arrival in Split, join an optional walking tour to discover the city’s Roman architecture, particularly the Diocletian’s Palace. The evening is then free to enjoy this coastal city's restaurants and bars.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 8 Split
We hope you have enjoyed your Southern Explorer cruise. Farewell your fellow travellers as you disembark after breakfast.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Cruise Manager
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
    Exclusions: Tourist taxes and port fees (approx. EUR60 per person – to be paid locally), National Park fees (approx. EUR 25 per person – to be paid locally), Gratuities and Optional excursions.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 7  lunches
  • Captain’s Dinner
  • Olive oil and wine tasting on board
  • Complimentary water
  • Complimentary afternoon tea and coffee
  • Guided Sightseeing Tours of:
    Dubrovnik
    Hvar
    Korcula

Pricing

Prices are per person in ZAR

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck
25 May 2024
MS Paradis, MS Majestic
Enquiry R20,930 R24,150 R31,395 R36,110 R18,860 R21,735
01 Jun 2024
MS Dream, MS Majestic, MS Splato
Enquiry R24,150 R29,325 R36,110 R44,045 R21,735 R26,450
08 Jun 2024
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Enquiry R24,150 R29,325 R36,110 R44,045 R21,735 R26,450
15 Jun 2024
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Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
22 Jun 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
29 Jun 2024
MS Spalato, MS Paradis,
Enquiry Sold Out R31,395 Sold Out R47,150 Sold Out R28,290
06 Jul 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
13 Jul 2024
MS Paradis
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
20 Jul 2024
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Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
27 Jul 2024
MS Majestic
Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
03 Aug 2024
MS Paradis
Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
10 Aug 2024
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Enquiry Sold Out R31,395 Sold Out R47,150 Sold Out R28,290
17 Aug 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
24 Aug 2024
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Enquiry R26,220 R31,395 R39,330 R47,150 R23,575 R28,290
31 Aug 2024
MS Pradis
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
07 Sep 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
14 Sep 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
21 Sep 2024
MS Seagull
Enquiry R24,150 R29,325 R36,110 R44,045 R21,735 R26,450
28 Sep 2024
MS Splato
Enquiry R24,150 Sold Out R36,110 Sold Out R21,735 Sold Out
05 Oct 2024
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Enquiry R20,930 R24,150 R31,395 R36,110 R18,860 R21,735
12 Oct 2024
View Ships
Enquiry R20,930 R24,150 R31,395 R36,110 R18,860 R21,735
19 Oct 2024
MS Spalato
Enquiry R20,930 R24,150 R31,395 R36,110 R18,860 R21,735

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Spalato

  • Launched: 2011
  • Length: 36.7 m
  • Breadth: 7.6
  • Speed: 16 km/h
  • Passenger: 36
  • Cabins: 19
  • 2 sun decks on 2 levels
  • Swimming platform
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

 

Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Standard Twin (1 Double) 9 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard Double 9 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Twin 9 Porthole No

Amenities

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

Boat 2: MS Paradis

  • Launched: 2014
  • Length: 39.3m
  • Breadth: 8.5m
  • Speed: 17km/h
  • Crew: 6
  • Passengers: 43
  • Cabins: 20
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun deck with with sun beds and outdoor bar
  • Salon restaurant
  • Lounge bar
  • Outdoor area with tables and chairs
  • Rear swimming platform
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Free Wi-Fi
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Standard Double/Twin 16-19 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin/Triple 16-19 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 16-19 Porthole No

Amenities

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

Boat 3: MS Dream

  • Built: 2017
  • Length: 40.1 m
  • Width: 8 m
  • Speed: 16 km/h
  • Cabins: 20
  • Capacity: 40
  • Sun deck
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Dining room
  • Lower Deck: 8 cabins
  • Main Deck: 11 cabins
  • Upper Deck: 1 cabin
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Standard Double/Twin 15 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin/Triple 10-17 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 15 Porthole No

Amenities

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

Boat 4: MS Seagull

  • Built: 1983
  • Refurbished: 2014
  • Length: 35 m
  • Width: 7 m
  • Speed: 16 – 22 km/h
  • Cabins: 16
  • Capacity: 32
  • Sun deck
  • Lounge
  • Bar
  • Salon
  • Dining room
  • Swimming platform
  • Lower deck: 4 cabins
  • Main Deck: 12 cabins
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin 8.5-10.5 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 10-11 Porthole No

Amenities

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

Boat 5: MS Moonlight

  • Built: 2017
  • Length: 37.4 m
  • Width: 8. 2 m
  • Speed: 17 km/h
  • Cabins: 18
  • Capacity: 36
  • Sun deck
  • Dining room
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Lower Deck: 8 cabins
  • Main Deck: 10 cabins
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin 8.1-8.6 Windows Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 11.5 Porthole No

Amenities

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

Boat 6: MS Majestic

  • Launched: 2015
  • Length: 37 m
  • Width: 7.6 m
  • Speed: 13 – 18 km/h
  • Cabins: 18
  • Crew: 7
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Bar
  • Dining room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming platform
  • Lower Deck: 8 cabins
  • Main Deck: 10
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin 10.5-11 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Double/Twin 12-12.3 Porthole No

Amenities

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

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