Cruise from Split to Split with Captain Bota
CAPTAIN BOTA will be docked in Split harbor where you can board during the entire day. Welcome meeting will start at 7:00 pm where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, our crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on board. Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 pm. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day; passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1:00 pm but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner. Overnight in Split.
We start our day with morning departure towards Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat. (Golden cape). We will stop in Bol and enjoy this nice Dalmatian town for a walk, or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served on board. After lunch we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, along of the many coves and bays on the way. Hvar is one of the most popular, very attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set. Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you throughout the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life on this island and explain how lavender was traditionally farmed on the Island of Hvar for centuries. Have an evening in Hvar free on your own to explore and dine around in one of numerous family owned restaurants. Overnight in Hvar.
We start our day with morning departure towards the island of Mljet with a swim stop along a way. Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Mljet National Park. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will have free afternoon to explore park (entrance fees are not included), to walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. We will have Captain’s dinner that evening on board. Overnight in Mljet National Park.
After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphite islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch arriving to Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Our own English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. After an organized transfer we will arrive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Return coach transfer is scheduled in the evening or you can return on your own. You will see why this city is called the Pearl of the Adriatic. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast we will start our cruise to Korčula Island with a swim stop. Lunch on board and afternoon arrival to Korčula town, on Korčula Island. Korčula is a city known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, the famous explorer. Our English speaking guide will do Korčula City tour and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula Historical Town.
Our voyage will continue towards Makarska with refreshing swim stop on our way passing by Pelješac Peninsula and its picturesque places on both sides, green with the olive and pine groves, vineyards and the low bush forests and Eastern side of Hvar Island. Lunch on board “on route” and afternoon arrival to Makarska on the mainland, “tourist Centre of Dalmatia” famous with it's long beaches and nightlife, where we will spend the night. Overnight in Makarska.
After breakfast, we'll cruise across Brač Channel towards Pučišća, the biggest settlement on the island of Brač. Sitting inside a deep fjord, Pučišća boasts authentic Mediterranean architecture whose shiny white stone facades rise uphill to form a stunning amphitheatre, emanating a unique rustic ambiance. Pučišća is renown for its quarries, whose stone was used to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, Vienna Parliament and many other well known buildings around the world. This small town is also home to the ancient Stonemasonry School where students carve Brač limestone using old traditional and unconventional tools. After a relaxed stroll around Pučišća, we'll lunch on board while cruising to Split, our first and last stop. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, the most important being the famous Diocletian Palace, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979. Our English speaking guide will do Split City tour, walking us through the historical palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian. Overnight in Split
Optional Friday afternoon farewell excursion to National Park Krka or to Trogir ( UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage town)
Afternoon we will have opportunity to have optional excursion to Krka National Park with its longest waterfall of Skradinski Buk, one of the best known natural beauties of Croatia or to Trogir, wonderful city with 2300 years of tradition, a town-museum in the very meaning of the world with its rich culture developed under the influence of Greeks, Romans and Venetians and is listed. Upon coming back to Split we will have an orientation Split City tour before we return on board. Reservations and payment on the spot.
After breakfast, the time has now come to say farewell to all your new friends.
Rates do not include:
• Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person/week, to be paid on board in cash
• Entrance to the Mljet National Park, cca, € 15 -20 per person to be paid at entrance if clients want to enter
• Private car transfers can be organized on request
• Optional excursion in Split to Krka National Park or to Trogir
• Drinks on board
In case of cruises a deposit of EUR 300 per person must be received at the time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable and forms part of your final payment. The balance is due 90 days prior to tour departure. If we do not receive final payment by the specified date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. Upon execution of the remaining balance or the full amount, Croatia Holidays will send travel document / voucher. For late bookings (less than 90 days prior to departure), full payment is required at the time of booking. In the case of billing errors, we reserve the right to re- invoice with correct pricing. Service charge is not included in the price and therefore please tip at your own discretion.
Cancellations must be advised to Croatia Holidays in writing. Per person cancellation fees apply as
No. of days prior to departure Cancellation Fee
- 35% of the total cruise rate 35 – 22 days prior to the cruise
- 50% of the total cruise rate 21 – 15 days prior to the cruise
- 100% of the total cruise rate 14 – 0 days prior to the cruise