Cruise from Split to Dubrovnik with Desire
Fancy an exciting 8-day adventure in the gorgeous Adriatic Sea? Start your journey in Dalmatia's vibrant capital Split and disembark in the fabulous city of Dubrovnik. Despite the tight-looking sailing schedule, the route is perfectly designed for everyone yearning for a relaxing holiday! Stop off at Hvar, Brač, Vis and Elafiti to enjoy some sight-seeing, fantastic nature and lovely beaches.
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.
In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a floating museum town - as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. After disembark in Trogir we will take the bus to visit Krka National Park. You will discover the pristine nature and waterfalls of the Krka National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna.
Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, swimming stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and cheap konobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.
Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. Afterwards continue to Vis. The town of Vis is on the northern side of the island and was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia, formed by the Greeks in 4th century B.C. Visit the remains of the Roman Baths, Church or Our Lady and City museum or take a walk enjoying the view of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the coast. Your evening is free in Vis.
Leaving Vis we will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Afterwards cruise towards the Korčula the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants to enjoy your gourmet experience and there are numerous bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment.
In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Lunch on board and departure for a small village called Slano on the mainland, a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point to Ston, another once fortified small village famous for its oysters situated on Pelješac peninsula. Pelješac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town we leave to a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner with live music.
Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swimming stop on one of the secluded bays to spend the morning. Before lunch sail to Dubrovnik, before we moor at port we cruise alongside the old city walls, while lunch is served. After docking join a guided tour with panoramic ride and transfer included. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, 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, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ.
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.
Arrival shared transfer from Split airport/hotel to port on the first day
Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel on the last day
Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
6 lunches, all with 3 courses and salad bar
Welcome dinner and Captain's dinner with live music
Complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruits available daily
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
Entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace
Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park
Oyster tasting in Ston
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Port tax + Tourist tax 35 EUR net per person (to be paid on board in cash).
OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENT: Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot: up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)
By making a booking with us, you agree and confirm that you have read all the terms and conditions set out on this website and agree (on behalf of yourself and all other persons named on the booking).
To confirm your booking, a deposit payment of 400 Eur per person must be paid at the time of making your booking (non-refundable). The balance payment due date is 60 days prior to departure.
Cancellations must be advised to MyCroatiaCruise in writing. Per person cancellation charges apply as follows:
- From the day of confirmation up till 30 days before the date of travel: Full deposit 400 EUR per person
- 29 – 15 days: 50% of the total
- 14 – 0 days, no show: 100% of the total
*Payment conditions for early booking deal can be different
It is possible to do the name change until 30 days before departure at 30 EUR fee per passenger. Extra costs will be applied in case of a different date/ cruise /cabin type. Within 30 days before departure standard cancellation fees will be applied.
The operator and the captain of the vessel reserve the right to change and modify the route due to weather conditions as well as conditions in the ports visited. The order of visits may be different than published in case of ports being overly crowded and too busy and with the intention to give the customer a better experience overall.
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with restricted mobilit.
Supplements and reductions
Flexible Booking Conditions
Travelling still remains slightly uncertain even in 2022, therefore, our key priority is to provide more booking flexibility to our hesitating customers. Why deprive yourself of your dream holidays in 2022, when you know you can rearrange in case you are unable to travel due to Covid-19 related restrictions*?
In order to increase the consumer confidence, we at My Croatia Cruise offer free cruise reschedule** within 24 months if your travel is affected by Covid-19 related restrictions.
*With Covid-19 related restrictions, one of the following must apply:
- If you test positive for COVID-19 within 30 days before the departure date and can provide medical evidence (certificate/statement) to support this.
- If government policies of the destination country prevent you from entering due to their restrictions on your country of residence.
- If government policies of the country of your residence force holiday cancellation and prevent you from travelling due to their guidelines and restrictions.
Should you prefer to cancel completely due to the reasons mentioned above, most of our cruises are 90% refundable up to 30 days before the departure date. ***
** Rescheduling is subject to availability.
*** for more information, contact us on [email protected]