KL2 Southern Explorer Cruise
|Starting from||R11 260|
|Package Validity||Set departure dates : APR 2018, SEP 2018 & OCT 2018. Tour departs from Split on a SAT. |
- 7 nights accommodation on-board Katarina in a Premium Superior Lower Deck cabin
- Breakfast & lunch daily plus a Ca[tain's Dinner
- Three guided tours
- Daily cabin servicing
** Excludes visitor's & port fees (to be paid locally) approx. Euro 25 per person per week
** Excludes Entrance to National Parks (prices vary from EUR 10 - 15 per person depending on season and park).
** Excludes Water Supplement - EUR20 per person per week includes 1, 5 litre of water per person per day - to be paid on the spot.
Saturday: Split - Makarska
Departure from Split harbour, Saturday at 13:00. 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 our white water rafting excursion on the Cetina River & 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 & other architectural & cultural sites.
Sunday: 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 & enjoy the sun & sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, we can visit an old abbey & church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National park. Overnight in port Polaca or Pomena
Monday: Mljet - Dubrovnik
After breakfast we depart for Dubrovnik, which is the highlight of this cruise. On route will be time just for a short swim. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards -the heaven on earth, according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive to Dubrovnik in the afternoon when you can explore on your own or first join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. Take a walk through Stradun - both a street & a square, a promenade inside the city walls. For those of you with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940m long city walls! Overnight in the port of this magical town.
Tuesday: Dubrovnik - Sipan/Trstenik
Late morning departure towards ipan isle or small town of Trstenik on the Peljeac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon & spend the night. Possibility of visiting a local winery & to enjoy a Captain's dinner on board in the evening.
Wednesday: Sipan or Trstenik - Korcula
After breakfast depart for island Korcula, the birthplace of famous explorer Marco polo. Lunch on board in the Lumbarda bay near the town of Korcula. Afternoon arrival where we overnight in port. Surrounded by ancient walls & fortified bastions Korcula's old town is very well preserved with its layout & structure dating back to 13th century. Optional sightseeing of Korcula & optional wine & appetizers tasting at a local winery before dinning in one of the numerous seafront restaurants or konobas on your own.
Thursday: Korcula - Hvar
Early departure towards the Pakleni Islands for lunch & a swim stop followed by afternoon sightseeing of Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower as well as the oldest community theatre in Europe founded here in 1612. Hvar offers abundant entertainment, excellent restaurants, bars & cafes that are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
Friday: Hvar (Bol) - 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 & 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 with an English speaking guide. 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.