Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Croatian Casual cruise from Split

A 7-night informal cruise in the Mediterranean along the magnificent southern Dalmatian coastline and to the islands from Split to Dubrovnik, including Mljet, Korcula and Hvar

Cruise Only
7 nights from £650pp

small ship Holiday
  • Dubrovnik
  • Snorkelling
  • Hvar
  • Sipan
  • Swimming

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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With its many picturesque islands and ports, Croatia's Adriatic Coast is perfect for casual holidays. As you cruise at a leisurely pace through the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean you will stop at many islands and ports as you admire the fantastic scenery and relax in the sunshine.

This cruise covers the highlights of the coast with visits to the World Heritage cities of Dubrovnik and Split, and the islands of Korcula and Hvar.

For this trip all you will need is a few T-shirts and a swimming costume to spend seven unforgettable days sailing on the Adriatic Sea from one Croatian island to another. Relax and let the captain and his crew (especially the cook) take care of you.

During the day you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, and explore the underworld of the Adriatic Sea. The evenings you have free to find a good restaurant or explore fascinating towns and villages.

K561 Operated by Katarina Line

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Casual Croatian Cruise from Split Itinerary

Day 1 - Split (Croatia) - Masarka

Departure from Split harbour, Saturday at 13:00 h. After lunch sail along the Dalmatian coast down to Makarska Riviera. We spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches on the Riviera. From this beach those feeling adventurous can join the WHITE WATER rafting excursion on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska, one of the most attractive resorts on the Croatian coast. Strolling along the streets of Makarska, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sights.

Day 2 - Makarska - Mljet

Early morning departure towards Mljet with the first stop on the Peljesac peninsula for a refreshing swim. The whole afternoon is free to look at the salt lakes in Mljet National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, we can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National park. Overnight in port Polaca/Pomena

Day 3 - Mljet - Dubrovnik

After breakfast we depart for Dubrovnik, which is the highlight of this cruise. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards 'the heaven on earth' according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive in Dubrovnik in the afternoon when you can explore on your own or join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. For those of you with lots of energy we recommend a walk on top of the 1,940m long city walls! Overnight in the port of this magical town.

Day 4 - Dubrovnik - Sipan/Trstenik

Late morning departure for the isle of Sipan or a little town of Trstenik on the Peljesac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Possibility of visiting a local winery.

Day 5 - Sipan/Trstenik - Korcula

After breakfast depart for Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo. Lunch on board in a beautiful bay near Korcula. Arrive to Korcula late afternoon where we overnight in port. On this island you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else. Listen to the story of the stone walls, which were being built over two centuries ago. Optional sightseeing tour available.

Day 6 - Korcula - Hvar

Depart early morning for the Pakleni Islands for lunch and swimming. Departure for Hvar after lunch. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower. The oldest community theatre in Europe was founded here in 1612. The city of Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment, restaurants, bars and cafes. Optional sightseeing tour available.

Day 7 - Brac - Split

Our next stop will be the island of Brac. Swimming is planned at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden cape - its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape). Bol is a typical fisherman's town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch we will start our journey back to Split where the last overnight is planned. On our way to Split there will be another swim-break in one of the many bays on island of Brac. Arrival to Split in the late afternoon. Enjoy the view of Split Riviera arriving in Split. Possibility to join our guided tour of Split. Split is a monumental city under UNESCO protection that belongs not only to Croatians, but also to you, as it is a part of the world heritage. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace.

Day 8 - Split (Croatia)

After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!

The Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • Premium Inclusions


    7-night cruise in an air-conditioned cabin
    Buffet breakfasts, three-course lunches and a Captain's dinner
    Afternoon tea and coffee on board
    Olive oil and wine tasting on board
    One guided tour
    Daily cabin service
    English speaking tour manager on board
    Luggage handling

    Premium Superior Inclusions

    As above plus:
    Two additional complimentary guided tours

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional excursions
  • Vistor tax and port fees (40 Euro per person per week to be paid locally)
  • Entrances to National Parks

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • Split Discover Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina's most beautiful town - from £68pp
  • Split Tour Sibenik, the oldest Croatian town on the Adriatic Coast, then explore the amazing Krka Waterfalls - from £60pp
  • Split Visit the crystal-clear Plitvice Lakes which are connected by magnificent waterfalls - from £95pp
  • Split Soar over the Cetina river on an exciting zipline adventure - from £60pp
  • Split Explore the breathtaking scenery of the Cetina Canyon on a river rafting experience - from £34pp
  • Hvar and Korcula Sample Dalmatian wines - from £20pp
  • Hvar Kayak through the Pakleni Islands - from £35pp
  • Korcula Traditional village dinner experience - from £35pp
  • Mljet Hire a bike and cycle around the beautiful island of Mljet - from £11pp
  • Dubrovnik Travel by cable car to the top of Srd Mountain for scenic views - from £18pp
  • Dubrovnik Go off road on an exciting buggy safari - from £40pp
  • Dubrovnik Sea kayak around Dubrovnik city walls - from £30pp
  • Dubrovnik Tour the filming locations from Game of Thrones - from £27pp
  • Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik Sightseeing tour - £10pp
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 27th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £960
      Premium Premium Superior
      £960 £1105
  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £960
      Premium Premium Superior
      £960 £1105
    • Aug 10th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £960
      Premium Premium Superior
      £960 £1105
    • Aug 17th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £852
      Premium Premium Superior
      £925 £852
    • Aug 24th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £925
      Premium Premium Superior
      £925 £1065
    • Aug 31st - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £865
      Premium Premium Superior
      £865 £995
  • September
    • Sep 14th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £865
      Premium Premium Superior
      £865 £995
    • Sep 21st - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £775
      Premium Premium Superior
      £775 £890
    • Sep 28th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £650
      Premium Premium Superior
      £650 £650
  • October
    • Oct 5th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £650
      Premium Premium Superior
      £650 £650
    • Oct 12th - Split and back - Sailing on: Katarina Ship From: £650
      Premium Premium Superior
      £650 £650

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a main deck or upper deck cabin, and are subject to change
  • Cabin configuration can be requested as twin beds or a fixed double bed
  • Cabins also available for single occupancy - 50% supplement for most departure dates
  • Check in from 11.00 on Saturdays at Split harbour; departure at 13.00
Map for Croatian Casual cruise from Split