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Deluxe Croatian Island Cruise Dubrovnik


Route:
  • UK
  • Dubrovnik
  • Slano
  • Mljet
  • Makarska
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Korcula
  • Dubrovnik
  • UK
Tour Pace:

8 DAYS from £1099pp

Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a luxurious stay onboard our upgraded boat
  • Discover Split and the UNESCO world heritage site of the Diocletian's Palace
  • Exsplore the lavender scented sunny island of Hvar
  • Explore Mljet National Park and visit its 12th-century Benedictine monastery
  • Visit Dubrovnik and explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of the old town
  • Spend an evening in Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo
  • Scenic cruising with swimming stops

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Deluxe Croatian Island Cruise Dubrovnik

Set sail along Croatia's breathtakingly scenic coastline where rugged mountains cascade down into the crystalline waters of the Adriatic Sea. Departing from the UNESCO recognised city of Dubrovnik you'll cruise between peaceful islands, stopping at the historic towns of Korcula, Hvar and the idyllic forest-covered isle of Mljet with plenty of time onshore to explore the many sights of these enchanting locations.

Tour Itinerary

1
UK to Dubrovnik and Slano

Depart London on your direct flight to Dubrovnik, where you will be transferred to your boat, docked in the city's port. Enjoy a welcome drink on board as you meet the crew before setting sail up the coast to the village of Slano. There will be time for a dip in the crystal-clear sea before dinner this evening.

  • Dinner
2
Slano to Mljet National Park

A highlight of the cruise, Mljet is known as Croatia's greenest island with the national park making up almost one third of the landmass. Heading to the villages of Pomena or Polace on the western tip of the island you will have time to enjoy the outstanding natural beauty this area has to offer. Not to be missed while you are here is a trip by ferry to Islet Melita or St Mary's Island, a charming island in the middle of the Large Lake, to visit the former Benedictine monastery. Return to the boat in the evening for your overnight stay.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
3
Mljet National Park to Makarsa Riviera

After breakfast, the boat we will sail along the Makarska Riviera; known for its gorgeous beaches of fine gravel which are dotted along the coast like a string of pearls. After lunch on board and a long swimming break, arrive at the city of Makarska where you can enjoy dinner.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
4
Makarsa Riviera to Split

Today's destination is the UNESCO recognised city of Split. Croatia's second largest city and the capital of Dalmatia, Split is best known for its fortress-like Palace, built by the Roman emperor Diocletian in the 4th century, which is located in the city centre. Walk through the medieval streets as the Romans did centuries ago and enjoy the impressive architecture including the cathedral, Peristyle and Golden gate. Return to the boat in the evening for your overnight stay in port.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
5
Split to Hvar

Leaving Split, head for the island of Hvar, famed for its fragrant lavender fields and known to be the sunniest Croatian island, making it a favourite with sailors for over two thousand years. Passing between the islands of Brac and Solta where, weather permitting, the cruise will stop for a relaxing swim in a secluded cove; you will arrive at the island's hub, Hvar Town in the afternoon. Spend your evening exploring the cultural sights of this island and sampling its hip but laid-back restaurant scene.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
6
Hvar to Korcula

Depart Hvar this morning and sail for the island of Korcula. En route, stop at one of the numerous bays and enjoy on lunch on-board and break for swimming and sunbathing, before arriving at the island in the afternoon. Explore the Old Town, which is still surrounded by its 13th-century Venetian fortifications. built by the Venetians and acclaimed birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Known as 'Little Dubrovnik', Korcula boasts one of the most beautiful old towns in Dalmatia and is an idyllic place to spend the evening.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
7
Korcula to Dubrovnik

Return south this morning, stopping for a swimming break at the Elafiti Islands. Following lunch on-board, arrive back in the port of the UNESCO-listed city of Dubrovnik this afternoon. Known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', this enchanting seaside city has featured in many a film, due in part to its red-roofed buildings which provide a unique backdrop to scenes filmed here. Explore the Old Town, where all first-time visitors should begin with a walk around the magnificent medieval city walls before heading to one of the many cafes and shops dotted through the city's streets.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
8
Dubrovnik to the UK

After breakfast on board the boat, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK or continue to your extension.

  • Breakfast

Important Information

Visas

A visa is not required for your trip to Croatia. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24-hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Holidays will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

Payment

If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of £49pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Flight Information

Occasionally suitcases can be removed by the airport staff from the baggage carousel and placed in the baggage reclaim office, should you not see your luggage on the carousel, please report to the baggage reclaim office.

Health and Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include; www.fco.gov.uk, http://travelhealthpro.org.uk/, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

Physical Accessibility

This tour is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness. It involves some climbing of steep steps, and getting on and off boats. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

Group Size

The maximum number of passengers on your cruise will be 40 passengers. If in the unlikely event the tour does not go ahead then you may be asked to change to a different date. A full refund will be made available to your should this alternative not be suitable.

Tour Guide

Airport transfers will be with an English-speaking driver and you will have assistance on embarkation and disembarkation.
On board the crew speak English as well as other languages and will give information and assistance to all international passengers. For your added reassurance your driver will give you a welcome letter on arrival, containing contact details and the emergency phone number of our local agent Perfecta Travel, should you need it.

Currency Information

The currency in Croatia is the Croatian Kuna, We recommend that you exchange your currency before you leave the UK, however cash machines are available in all the major cities to withdraw money in the local currency.

Personal Expenses

You will need to take some extra money with you to cover any dinners where these are not mentioned on your itinerary and personal purchases, such as souvenirs, extra drinks, and snacks. Approximately £200-£300 will be sufficient for the duration of the tour. Should you wish to pay by card for any on board purchases, please advise this at the beginning of your cruise. If this is not mentioned, then only payment by cash will be accepted.
Please note an Embarkation Tax is to be paid to the shipowner on arrival to the vessel. The tax is 21 euros per person and must be paid in cash only.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPriceBook Now
2020 Dates
25 Apr 202002 May 2020£1099.00Book Now
02 May 202009 May 2020£1149.00Book Now
09 May 202016 May 2020£1219.00Book Now
16 May 202023 May 2020£1379.00Book Now
23 May 202030 May 2020£1479.00Book Now
30 May 202006 Jun 2020£1529.00Book Now
06 Jun 202013 Jun 2020£1499.00Book Now
13 Jun 202020 Jun 2020£1549.00Book Now
20 Jun 202027 Jun 2020£1649.00Book Now
27 Jun 202004 Jul 2020£1669.00Book Now
04 Jul 202011 Jul 2020£1719.00Book Now
11 Jul 202018 Jul 2020£1819.00Book Now
18 Jul 202025 Jul 2020£1759.00Book Now
25 Jul 202001 Aug 2020£1919.00Book Now
01 Aug 202008 Aug 2020£1929.00Book Now
08 Aug 202015 Aug 2020£1929.00Book Now
15 Aug 202022 Aug 2020£1969.00Book Now
22 Aug 202029 Aug 2020£1999.00Book Now
29 Aug 202005 Sep 2020£1869.00Book Now
05 Sep 202012 Sep 2020£1839.00Book Now
12 Sep 202019 Sep 2020£1699.00Book Now
19 Sep 202026 Sep 2020£1549.00Book Now
26 Sep 202003 Oct 2020£1359.00Book Now
03 Oct 202010 Oct 2020£1239.00Book Now
10 Oct 202017 Oct 2020£1139.00Book Now
17 Oct 202024 Oct 2020£1189.00Book Now

Included in the Price

  • Fully Escorted Tour with local English Speaking Guides throughout
  • Scheduled Flights from the UK.
  • All internal travel including air-conditioned/heated transportation.
  • Accommodation, meals as specified and entry fees to all sights.
  • All airport taxes and security charges.

Additional Expenses

  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Any meals not specified in your itinerary

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Kuna

Average Flying time

2 hours

Min/Max temperature

9 °C / 34 °C

Spoken languages

Croatian, English

When to go

Weather can vary quite considerably throughout the year, so please familiarise yourself with the climate charts below.

Dubrovnik

Split

Makarska

What to pack
  • Warm Clothes
  • Insect Repellant
  • Suncream
  • Sun hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel and Swimsuit
  • Snorkel, for offshore stops
  • Rucksack
  • Personal toiletries
  • First aid kit
  • Travel Plug Adapter
Tour Map
Deluxe Croatian Island Cruise Dubrovnik Route Map
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