Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Opatija - Rab
Welcome to Opatija! Your cruise commences with an arrival transfer to the MS Futura with embarkation from 11.00am. Your cruise will depart Opatija at 1.00pm, heading to Rab, the “island of love”. Here you can explore the city encircled by medieval walls, with its Romanesque church towers, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. After a guided city tour, you can enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous Rab cake, according to the legend the recipe for Rab cake was created by nuns in the monastery when catering to the visiting Pope. (L)

Day 2 Rab - Zadar
Today you will discover Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, well known for its rich historical heritage of world importance. See the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St. Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a bow and a representative city gate from 16th century, and the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront. (B, L)

Day 3 Zadar - Krka Waterfall National Park - Sibenik
This morning cruise towards Skradin from where you will visit famous Bibich winery for wine tasting. On return to Skradin take a walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park, with an opportunity to visit “Skradinski Buk”, the most popular part of the waterfall area. In the late afternoon you will sail towards Šibenik, situated in the central region of the Croatian Adriatic coast. Abundance in historical and cultural monuments, and the most important being the UNESCO listed Cathedral of St. James. (B, D)

Day 4 Sibenik - Split
Your cruise continues to Split, the UNESCO protected capital of Dalmatian region and the second largest city in Croatia that was once the palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Upon arrival, your local guide will take you for a walk through the bustling Old Town center and market. (B, L)

Day 5 Split - Metković
Cruise to Metković, situated on the bank of great river Neretva, followed by a barge ride to explore more of this wonderful scenery known for mandarin plantations. Visit Vid archaeological museum exhibiting the remains of a Roman temple – the Augusteum – and 17 marble statues. Discover places where the ancient Illyrians, Greeks, Romans once sailed, and the pirates of Neretva planned their raids of enemy galleys. Discover the allure of one of the last swamps on the European continent, its flora and fauna, the diversity of wild birds and the traditional lifestyle of the Neretva people. This evening enjoy a Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Metković - Korcula
Departure towards Korcula, the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo, also known as the 'Black Island'. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korcula resembles a miniature Dubrovnik, and is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game - Moreska is performed. On arrival, enjoy a walking tour through the winding streets of the Old Town built in the shape of a fish bone. (B, L)

Day 7 Korcula - Dubrovnik
Experience magnificent views on route to your final destination – Dubrovnik - 'the Pearl of the Adriatic'. Before docking at Gruž harbour cruise alongside the old Dubrovnik city walls while lunch is served on deck. Afterwards, transfer to the Old Town for the guided walking tour of this magical town. Take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain for scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. For those with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940 m long city walls! (B, L)

Day 8 Dubrovnik
Your cruise concludes in Dubrovnik with a departure transfer for your onward journey. (B)

Inclusions

  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Half-board meals - breakfast and one main meal daily
  • Complimentary beverage with lunch and 1 litre of water daily
  • Services of an experienced Captain, crew and English-speaking Cruise Manager
  • Port charges, Tourist taxes and National Park fees
  • Arrival and departure transfers (first and last day only)
  • Free wi-fi

Pricing

Prices are per person in AUD

Date Twin/Double Single
Lower Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Main Deck
19 Aug 2017
MS Futura
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Ship Information

Ship 1: MS Futura

Features

  • Sun Deck with deck chairs and sunbeds and ample shade
  • Rooftop jacuzzi
  • Salon-restaurant
  • Lounge bar and outside seating
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Swimming platform

Technical Data

  • Launched: 2013
  • Length: 47m
  • Breadth: 9m
  • Speed: 17km/h
  • Passenger: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v