Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Dubrovnik
Your cruise commences with a transfer from the airport to your ship. Embarkation is from 1.00pm. After settling in to your cabin, meet your fellow passengers and cruise manager for a welcome drink, and then venture out to explore the walled, medieval city of Dubrovnik.
Day 2 Dubrovnik - Mljet - Korcula
This morning, join a walking tour of this World Heritage listed city, including visits to Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery’s pharmacy. After lunch onboard, cruise to Mljet for a walking tour through Mljet National Park to see the beautiful Great and Small Lakes. In the late afternoon, continue to Korcula, considered the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. After a Captain’s dinner onboard, take a stroll to discover Dalmatia’s ‘Little Dubrovnik.’ (B, L, D)
Day 3 Korcula - Hvar
After breakfast, take a walking tour of Korcula Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. After setting sail, you will stop for lunch and a swim before your arrival at the popular island of Hvar. Step ashore for a sightseeing tour of Hvar Town including the oldest public theatre in Europe and Franciscan Monastery. In the evening, dine at one of Hvar’s many seaside restaurants and enjoy its lively nightlife (B, L)
Note: Due to the limited capacity of Hvar habour during the peak season of July & August, the ports of Stari Grad or Jelsa (both on Hvar island) maybe substituted as your overnight port with a bus transfer to / from Havr Town included.
Day 4 Hvar – Brac - Split
Today you cruise to Bol on the island of Brac to visit the famous beach at Zlatni Rai (Golden Horn) where you will have lunch and a swim. Then continue to Croatia’s second largest city of Split. On arrival, embark on a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and witness the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage. Your evening in Split is at leisure. (B, L)
Day 5 Split – Trogir - Sibenik
Leaving Split, cruise along the coast to the nearby coastal town of Trogir, where you will have for some free time to walk around this World Heritage-listed city. Lunch will be served as you continue to Sibenik with the evening free for dinner at one of its many restaurants. (B, L)
Day 6 Sibenik - Sali
Cruise this morning to beautiful Krka National Park to admire its lovely waterfalls and cascades. This afternoon, after lunch, depart for Kornati National Park and travel through almost 140 islands of the archipelago. Tonight, enjoy a Captain's Dinner aboard in Sali. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Sali - Zadar
After breakfast, cruise along Croatia’s scenic coastline before arriving in Zadar in the late afternoon. A city tour will introduce you to the historic centre where you will uncover the 16th century walls built by the Venetians, Port Gate, St. Donat’s Church and the 1st century Roman Forum. Overnight in Zadar. (B, L)
Day 8 Zadar – Plitvice Lakes - Opatija
Disembark your cruise ship after breakfast, bidding your crew farewell, before travelling north by coach to the Plitvice Lakes National Park. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and you will take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After your tour continue to Opatija, where after check-in to your hotel, you will take a walk along the famous ‘Lungo Mare’ promenade to see the city’s famous villas and other interesting sights. (B, D)
Stay at: Hotel GH Adriatic (4 star)
Day 9 Opatija – Istria - Opatija
Today, head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port and also visit the Roman amphitheatre, the sixth largest of its kind still in existence. Continue to Porec, for a visit to the World Heritage listed Basilica of Euphrasius, and then onto the beautiful resort of Rovinj. Spend free time exploring Rovinj’s town and its narrow lanes before returning to Opatija. (B)
Day 10 Opatija – Postojna - Venice
After breakfast, travel into Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Caves, one of the largest cave systems in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train, before driving to Venice, idyllically set on 119 islands. Dinner and overnight at your hotel, with the evening free for you to explore this romantic city. (B, D)
Stay at: Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal (4 star)
Day 11 Venice
Your walking tour of Venice begins in St. Mark’s Square, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. View the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs before visiting a glassblowing factory for a demonstration of this traditional Venetian art. The rest of the day is free to discover Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps take an optional gondola ride. Later, join your travel companions for a Farewell Dinner. (B, D)
Day 12 Venice
Your tour concludes with a departure transfer for your onward journey. (B)

Inclusions

  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • 4 nights first class hotel accommodation
  • Half-board meals - breakfast and one main meal daily (cruise only)
  • Captains dinner with live music (including 1 beer, wine or soft drink) (cruise only)
  • Complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee (cruise only)
  • Farewell dinner in Venice
  • Guided walking tours: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korcula, Split & Zadar
  • Sightseeing tours of Mljet NP, Krka NP, Kornati NP, Plitvice NP, Pula, Postojna Caves & Venice
  • Services of an experienced Captain, crew and English-speaking Cruise Manager (cruise only)
  • Land tour fully escorted by English-speaking guide
  • Port charges, Tourist taxes and National Park fees
  • Arrival and departure transfers (first and last day only)
  • Free Wi-fi (cruise only)

Pricing

Prices are per person in AUD

Date Twin/Double Single
Lower Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Main Deck
05 Aug 2017
MS Princess Aloha
$4,650 $4,910 $7,550 $7,800 Enquire

Ship Information

Ship 1: MS Princess Aloha

Features

  • Sun deck with with sun-beds
  • Salon-restaurant
  • Lounge bar
  • Outdoor area with tables and chairs
  • Rear swimming platform
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Free Wi-fi

Technical Data

  • Launched: 2012
  • Length: 38m
  • Breadth: 8m
  • Speed: 16km/h
  • Crew: 7
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 18