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Discover Croatia Cruise and Land Tour

  • Ship Type:Deluxe Cruise
  • Departs From:Zagreb
  • Duration:10 Nights

Explore 3,000 years of history in the capital city of Zagreb, immerse yourself in nature at Plitvice Lakes National Park and tour Split’s fascinating 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace before cruising the stunning Southern Dalmatian coast. On this island-hopping journey, you’ll visit famous islands like Hvar and Korcula, along with enchanting hidden gems, before concluding in medieval Dubrovnik.

Deluxe Cruise
AU$4,157per person
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Route & Map

  • Day 1
    • Zagreb

      • At your leisure
  • Day 2
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Guided tour of Zagreb
  • Days 3-4
    • Split

      • Entrance to Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Guided tour of Split
      • Cocktail welcome dinner
  • Day 5
    • Trogir

      • Guided tour of Trogir
  • Day 6
    • Hvar

      • Wine tasting at popular winery
  • Day 7
    • Vis

      • OPTIONAL: Blue Cave tour
  • Day 8
    • Korcula

      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 9
    • Slano/Ston

      • Fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 10
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
  • Day 11
    • Departure from Dubrovnik

    • What's Included

      • Bed-and-breakfast accommodation at 4- or 5-star hotels in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes and Split
      • 7-nights of luxury small ship cruising from Split to Dubrovnik in your choice of cabin
      • Private hotel, airport and ship transfers throughout
      • Cabin cleaning service, daily
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
      • Professional English-speaking cruise director throughout
      • Daily swim stops
      Food & Beverages
      • Hot-and-cold breakfast buffet served daily
      • Daily three course set lunch on the cruise
      • Fresh fruit available during the cruise
      • 3-course welcome dinner on first night
      • Captain’s Dinner, including three courses, enjoyed with live entertainment
      • Filtered water, coffee and tea available throughout the cruise
      • Guided walking tours of Zagreb, Split, Trogir, Korcula and Dubrovnik
      • Wine tasting at a popular family-run winery on Hvar
      • Oyster farm tour in Ston, including a fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Admission fees Mljet National Park

      What's Not Included

      • International airfare to/from Croatia
      • Gratuities
      • Port taxes of €60 per person
      • We strongly advise all guests to purchase comprehensive travel insurance
      • Additional meals and drinks packages not mentioned in itinerary
      • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single supplement in lower deck cabins of 60-80%

      Cruise Ships

      MV Phoenix 72 ship

      PHOENIX 72

      Phoenix 72 is a modern, luxurious yacht, this beauty is newly built-in 2021. This cruise ship offers 18 luxury cabins and accommodates up to 36 guests. You can enjoy the first-class facilities on board the ship, state-of-the-art technology, sun-loungers on the upper deck and a Jacuzzi to relax in. Soak up the scenery as you travel in style to the beautiful islands of Croatia.

      Day by Day Itinerary

      Day 1 ZAGREB


      Welcome to Zagreb. After arrival into the capital city, you’ll be met by our driver for a private transfer to your hotel. Relax, refresh spend the rest of the day at your leisure in this 3,000-year-old city’s Old Town. You may want to take a walk through the cobbled streets of the Upper Town to witness sights like one of the oldest buildings in Zagreb. St. Mark’s Church and its often-photographed, colorful roof, dated back to the 13th-century. Alternatively, you may want to capture a photo of Zagreb Cathedral, considered the most monumental sacral building built in Gothic style southeast of the Alps, and the country’s tallest with its two soaring twin spires. Also worth visiting are the Lower Town houses, pretty parks, cafes, eateries and shops.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Esplanade Zagreb
      • Meals Included: N/A


      Plitvice Lakes

      This morning you’ll meet a local guide for a comprehensive tour of the Croatian capital. You’ll take in the most significant sights of the capital including Zagreb Cathedral, Dolac farmer’s market, the Houses of Parliament, St. Mark’s Church and many more. During the tour you will break at “La Struk” to sample Croatia’s most well-known delicacy, Strukli. This afternoon your driver will meet up with you to transfer you to the famous Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Croatia’s top attractions. This UNESCO-listed site is considered one of the world’s most enchanting natural wonders with 16 lakes in hues that range from brilliant blue to emerald green that has been flowing over the chalk and limestone for thousands of years.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Degenija
      • Meals Included: Breakfast



      After a morning of self guided exploration of Plitvice Lakes National Park, you’ll journey by private transfer to the ancient city of Split, a trip that will bring you through more than 1,700 years of history. After arriving into Split, you’ll have a leisurely time to wander the 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace which covers nearly half the historic center or take a stroll along the Riva promenade, lined with cafes and restaurants, the perfect place for people watching while sipping wine.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Splendida Palace
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 4 SPLIT


      The cruise portion of your itinerary begins today, with embarkation possible anytime from 1 pm on. Relax in your cabin before joining our expert local guide for a tour of the beautiful historical town of Split. Split is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. After your walking tour, you will return to the boat and enjoy the evening with a 3-course dinner on board as you get to know your crew and fellow passengers.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Split
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner

      Day 5 SPLIT - TROGIR

      trogir old town

      We set sail whilst guests are enjoying breakfast towards the beautiful Old Town of Trogir. Before our arrival though it’s time for your first swim stop of this trip in a quiet secluded bay. You will enjoy lunch on board before arriving in Trogir and docking directly in the town’s picturesque harbor. Enjoy the afternoon exploring this wonderful UNESCO-listed town which is often compared to Venice with its medieval streets, magnificently preserved castle, and beautiful marina. Trogir is full of charming restaurants and quaint bars, the perfect spot for your first dinner off the boat.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Trogir
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 6 TROGIR - BOL - HVAR

      Wine tasting at Tomic

      After departing Trogir, we continue our cruise to Bol to swim off the shores of a beach that’s often named among Europe’s, and the world’s, most stunning. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear turquoise waters that surround this unique stretch that juts out as far as a third of a mile into the sea or explore the town of Bol with its pretty harbor, restaurants, and bars. As we make our way to Hvar, head to the ship’s upper deck to soak up the sun and jaw-dropping scenery, with hidden coves and sparkling blue bays. Upon our arrival to this cosmopolitan isle, enjoy a wine-tasting tour at a popular family-run winery.

      • Excursions Included: Wine tasting at a popular family-run winery
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


      Pakleni islands

      Today we sail to the peaceful island of Vis, famed for its seclusion and isolation. To get to Vis we sail through the beautiful Pakleni island archipelago which is known for its stunning secluded bays with crystal clear water. Our captain will dock in one of these bays giving the guests an extended swim stop and time to snorkel or use the various water toys on the yacht. We will arrive in Vis in the mid-afternoon. Vis was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base and off limits to visitors. Due to the island’s seclusion and isolation, Vis has retained a very unique charm that typifies ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure exploring the picturesque town of Vis with its charming sea front cafes and labyrinth of quaint streets. If you are feeling energetic take a walk up to Fort George which enjoys breath taking views over Vis and is a gorgeous spot to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset.

      • Excursions Included: N/A
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


      Blue Cave

      We have an early start this morning as we set off from Vis and head to the Island of Bisevo, home to the magical Blue Cave. Enjoy a guided tour inside this beautiful natural phenomenon and marvel at the beautiful colors which will leave you mesmerized. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions, which is why it’s listed as an optional tour with a EUR20pp entrance fee payable on the day. We then sail on to the island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route. This afternoon you will arrive on the island and you will have a guided walking tour of the charming Old Town. The picturesque fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone.

      • Excursions Included: Entrance to the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally) and Guided walking tour of Korcula
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch



      Continuing our journey to Mljet Island and its lush national park, you’ll have time to wander the scenic paths that wind through the forest and around emerald-hued saltwater lakes, one of which is home to a tiny island with a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. Once everyone is back on board, we’ll cruise to the traditional fishing village of Slano which lies near another fortified village, Ston. You’ll have time to check out the ramparts and defensive walls before enjoying a short walk along the coast to an oyster farm. Look forward to enjoying samples of the fresh oysters and mussels, while learning more about Ston’s famous delicacy. Tonight, the Captain’s dinner will be hosted on board, complete with live entertainment.

      • Excursions Included: Admission fees to Mljet National Park, Oyster farm tour in Ston, including a fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

      Day 10 SLANO - DUBROVNIK


      Our last full day of the cruise brings us to the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. You’ll join a local guide for a walking tour of its medieval center, strolling its cobbled streets and marble-paved squares. Take in the sights like Rector’s Palace, one of the most impressive and important buildings in the old Dubrovnik Republic, before taking a walk right atop the city’s defensive walls for views of the endless red-tiled roofs, the Aegean Sea and the neighboring Elaphiti Islands. Afterward, enjoy time on your own to celebrate your experience by dining in one of the outstanding rooftop eateries while gazing out at one last sunset over the sea.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 11 DEPARTURE


      You’ll want to have your bags packed and ready early this morning – after breakfast and time for farewells to the crew and your fellow shipmates, now new friends, you’ll be met by private transfer for the drive to Dubrovnik Airport or your onward hotel in Dubrovnik if you’ve decided to extend your time here. As so many find it hard to leave, if you haven’t made plans to stay and aren’t ready to say goodbye, contact our travel experts who will be happy to help.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast

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