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

Lakes and Islands of Undiscovered Croatia

Enjoy a 3-night stay in the Croatian city of Makarska with visits to pretty Omis and Mostar, before joining your ship for a relaxing cruise taking in the stunning islands and towns of the Dalmatian coast. Includes return flights from London Heathrow and home transfer service

Fly Cruise
10 nights from £1749pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Mostar
  • Trogir
  • Zlarin
  • Kornati Islands
  • Sibenik
  • Krka National Park

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Discover Croatia's hidden gems on this unique itinerary starting with a 3-night hotel stay in the beautiful city of Makarska, before exploring the Dalmatian coastline on board a small ship.

During your stay in Makarska, head to pretty Omis for a boat trip up the Cetina River, and enjoy a visit to Mostar, home to the Stari Most (or Old Bridge) which arcs over the Neretva River. You'll then head to Split to embark your ship for a relaxing cruise along the picturesque coastline. See the sights of Trogir and explore the small island of Zlarin, famous for its red coral. Learn about Zadar's history and take in the natural beauty of Sali with its ancient olive trees and stunning parks, before cruising past Kornati National Park.

Visit Sibenik, a town with a fascinating history, and explore awe-inspiring Krka National Park by boat, followed by a walk around the cascading falls. Continue to the superb Bibich Winery for a tasting, and admire incredible panoramic views from the small town of Primosten, renowned for its grapevines which grow out of stone. Split, centred around the imposing fortified Roman Palace of Emperor Diocletian, is the final port of call on this superb cruise.

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Lakes and Islands of Undiscovered Croatia Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Split (Croatia) - Makarska

Begin with an included transfer from your front door to London Heathrow airport for your flight to Split. On arrival, transfer to Makarska for a three-night stay.

Day 2 - Omis

This morning, explore pretty Omis at the mouth of the Cetina River. Board a boat and cruise up the river and through the spectacular canyon. Spend the afternoon at leisure in Makarska with its seafront promenade and large choice of restaurants.

Day 3 - Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Cross into Bosnia and Herzegovina, steeped in history. Head to picturesque Mostar and see the Stari Most (or Old Bridge), which arcs over the Neretva River.

Day 4 - Makarska (Croatia) - Split - Trogir

Spend the morning at leisure, before heading to Split early afternoon. Board your ship and cruise to Trogir this evening.

Day 5 - Trogir - Zlarin

This morning, there is a short tour of Trogir, before we head towards Zlarin, a small island famous for its red coral. This afternoon is at leisure to explore.

Day 6 - Zadar

After breakfast, depart for Zadar, the fifth largest town in Croatia, and a popular destination. The area was under Italian occupation for several years to 1944, leaving a mark on the local dialect and culture.

Day 7 - Zadar - Sali

After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Zadar before departing early afternoon for Sali. Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Sali is surrounded with natural parks, ancient olive trees, and a rich cultural and religious inheritance from the early centuries of Christianity. Captain's dinner this evening.

Day 8 - Kornati - Sibenik

Set sail from Sali passing the Kornati National Park. Later, arrive in Sibenik to explore this charming town and its rich history which spans a thousand years under various invaders.

Day 9 - Krka National Park - Primosten

This morning, head to the small town of Skradin located near the Krka National Park, known for its spectacular waterfalls situated in the Krka River. Discover an abundance of flora and fauna, including over 200 bird species. The most well-known waterfall in the national park is Skradinski buk and is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe. Explore the park by boat and enjoy a walk around the waterfalls, before being transferred to the magnificent Bibich Winery to taste their famous wines. This afternoon, depart Skradin and head to the town of Primosten, renowned for its peninsular shape. The town is noted for its grapevines that grow out of stone. After time at leisure, enjoy dinner on board and overnight in port.

Day 10 - Split

Set sail towards Split, centred around the fortified Roman Palace of Emperor Diocletian. Take a guided tour through the old footpaths of this fascinating city before enjoying time at leisure.

Day 11 - Split - UK

Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to London Heathrow. On arrival, join your included transfer home to your front door.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night cruise
  • 3-night hotel stay at the 4-star Aparthotel Miramare in Makarska
  • Scheduled British Airways flights from London Heathrow
  • Home Transfer Service from your front door to the airport and return
  • 21 meals: 10 breakfasts (days 2-11), 4 lunches (days 5-6, 8 and 10) and 7 dinners (days 1-5, 7 and 9)
  • Two nights of live musical entertainment on board
  • Excursions as detailed in the itinerary
  • Services of an experienced tour manager

Special Features

  • Guests can expect an informal atmosphere on board with relaxed simple dining, and a flexible approach to ports of call depending on weather conditions.
  • A good level of mobility is required for this holiday.

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 1st - Makarska to Split - Sailing on: Seagull From: £1949
      Lower Deck Cabin
      Blue Water Price From: £1949
    • Sep 8th - Makarska to Split - Sailing on: Seagull From: £1949
      Lower Deck Cabin
      Blue Water Price From: £1949
    • Sep 15th - Makarska to Split - Sailing on: Seagull From: £1899
      Lower Deck Cabin
      Blue Water Price From: £1899

Price Information

  • Main Deck upgrade supplements and Single Supplements available on request
Map for Lakes and Islands of Undiscovered Croatia