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Dalmatian Adventure Cruise

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8 days/7 nights, cruise starting from Dubrovnik

This cruise will give you opportunity to see, feel, hear and taste Croatian way of life, its past blended with present. A new, rich and decorated boat with spacious air-conditioned cabins, huge salon with a longue bar combined with welcoming, carefully chosen professional staff will make your stay on boat pleasurable.

PRICE FROM 895,00 EURO

  • ITINERARY

  • DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

  • EXTRAS

  • TOUR MAP

  • BOOKING INFORMATION

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DAY 1 SATURDAY DUBROVNIK – KORČULA
Once you are on board the adventure can start. Over a welcome drink and a snack you will meet your Cruise Director and the crew of “MS Macao”. Captain's orders and safety measures will be explained to you, after which the boat will set sail for your first destination, the island of Korčula. On the way you can start making acquaintances with fellow travelers or just enjoy the breeze and the landscape slowly passing you by. Expected arrival at the town of Korcula is in the evening. Overnight in Korčula.

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DAY 2 SUNDAY KORČULA – PUČIŠĆA (BRAČ ISLAND)
After breakfast, you will set sail towards the island of Brač, passing through the scenic Pelješac channel, around the tip of Pelješac penninsula and the southeastern tip of the island of Hvar. Weather permitting, Captain will drop the anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pučišća. Overnight in Pučišća.

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DAY 3 MONDAY PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT
While breakfast is being served, you will leave the harbor and sail across the Brač channel back to the mainland. First destination of the day is Omiš, a town known for two things: stunning beauty of river Cetina canyon that surrounds it and its pirates. There you can join a short walking tour where you will hear the story of this small town built below steep mountains at the mouth of river Cetina. You will also learn of its pirates that brought the town its fame in Middle Ages. In late afternoon hours we will arrive in Split, your port of call for the day. Overnight in Split.

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DAY 4 TUESDAY SPLIT – HVAR
Today you will be sailing towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Your destination is the town of Hvar, a town of immense beauty that buzzes with vibrant energy in the summer sun. Upon arrival, our expert local guide will take you for a walk around the ancient streets of Hvar, after which you can join a short lavender presentation where you can learn how lavender and rosemary have been traditionally farmed in this area for centuries. As the sun sets down, Hvar becomes alive with people; we recommend a cocktail at one of the numerous bars and terraces around the beautifully illuminated harbor. Overnight in Hvar.

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DAY 5 WEDNESDAY HVAR – VELA LUKA (KORČULA ISLAND)
Wednesday morning after leaving Hvar your Captain will hand-pick a bay for you where he will drop the anchor. You can then hop into your swimsuit and have a swim in the crystal-blue Adriatic, surrounded by pine trees and the sound of crickets. After the swim break you will continue sailing to Vela Luka on the island of Korčula, major fishermen’s town on the western side of island Korčula. After dinner you can expect an evening on board full of Dalmatian vibe, with the nightfall slowly setting on Vela Luka. Overnight in Vela Luka.

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DAY 6 THURSDAY VELA LUKA – POMENA (MLJET ISLAND)
Early next morning you will depart for the last island on your journey – the island of Mljet.Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. Upon arrival you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually, for example, by renting bikes and cycling or jogging on the numerous paths around the lakes or in the forests. You can also rent kayaks and cut the surface of the magnificent lakes to observe the scenery from a different perspective. If you feel like just relaxing you can hop onto the small boat that will take you to a tiny island on one of the lakes, where you can discover a monastery and a church of St. Mary’s built in the 12th century and enjoy a cup of coffee with the view and the quiet. Overnight in Mljet.

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DAY 7 FRIDAY POMENA – DUBROVNIK
Early in the morning Captain and his crew will take you on the last stretch of the route in the direction of Dubrovnik. On the way there you will witness beautiful scenery as you pass the Elaphite islands.Upon arrival to Dubrovnik, shuttle bus will take you to the Old Town gate where you can join our guided tour of Dubrovnik. After the tour you will have free time to explore Dubrovnik on your own. You can take the cable-car to the top of the hill overlooking Dubrovnik for wonderful photo opportunities, make the full circle around the walls or just enjoy a scoop of ice cream as you stroll through its narrow streets paved with ancient stones. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

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DAY 8 SATURDAY, DUBROVNIK
Breakfast and disembarkation by 09:00 AM It is time to say farewell to all your new friends, but only for a while. With your memories, photos and contacts you will keep sailing with us for some more time!



Rates include:

  • Accommodation in a chosen category cabin
  • Welcome drink and snack
  • Full board (breakfast buffet, lunch buffet and served dinner)
  • Standard "All Inclusive" drink service - includes coffee, tea, soft drinks by glass, house wine, domestic beer and spirits
  • 8 nights / 7 days cruise on route “Dalmatian Adventure Cruise”
  • 8 crew members including a Cruise Director
  • Complementary WiFi in the salon and the aft lounge
  • Compimentary fresh fruit all day long
  • Complementary beach towel (1 per person)
  • Usage of the ship's equpment 
  • Towels change every second day
  • Bed linen change twice a week
  • Daily cabin cleaning service

Rates do not  include:

  • Imported drinks, cocktails and other drinks not included in the “All Inclusive” drink service
  • Transfer from and/or to the ship
  • Tips, entrance to the National Park or any other items of personal nature
  • Taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person, to be paid on board in cash
  • Laundry service at selected ports of call

 
PLEASE NOTE:

Avansa Travel reserves the right in cancelling departures with less than 10 participants and changing ship name if need arises. Every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as stated. However, due to the schedule changes beyond the organizer’s control, we reserve the right, without prior notice, to change the route or alter the shore excursions.


NEW 2015 Rates are per person in Euro
Departure dates 2014LOWER DECKMAIN DECK
APRIL 18*, 25* & OCTOBER 17* 895,00 945,00
MAY 02, 09, 16 & OCTOBER 03, 10 945,00 995,00
MAY 23 & JULY 04, 11, 18, 25 1145,00 1245,00
AUGUST 01, 08, 15, 22 & SEPTEMBER 26 1145,00 1245,00
MAY 30 & JUNE 06, 13, 20, 27  1245,00 1345,00
AUGUST 29 & SEPTEMBER 05, 12, 19 1245,00 1345,00

Rates are per person in two bedded cabin for 7 days FULL board
Currency is set to EURO.
Single Supplement : April & May 2, 9, 16 & October +30%, May 23 & July & August 1, 8, 15, 22 & September 26 +40%. June & August 29 & September 5, 12, 19 +50%

Reductions: adult on 3rd bed in triple cabin - 30% reduction
Dates with * : upon request - minimum 20 passengers required

Rates are per person in Euro
Standard excursion package:
40,00€ per person
Extra excursions
Korčula town tour Cetina river boat trip - 20,00€
Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port to the Old town National Park Mljet entrance fee - 15,00€ - to be paid on the spot
Pučišća stonemasonry school Island of Korčula coach tour - 25,00€
Omiš town tour
Split city tour
Split fish market tour
Hvar lavender presentation
Hvar town tour


 Dalamtian Adventure Small Ship Cruise Map

PAYMENT INFORMATION

How to Make Your Reservation: After selecting your cruise, simply click on SEND REQUEST button, and fill in the booking form, with as much details as possible. Please make your reservations as early as possible since many of our tours are completely filled 4 to 6 months before departure.

Deposit: Once you are confirmed the availability of cruise, we will send you pro forma invoice for deposit and final payment. Payments can be done in these ways: PayPal, credit card (VISA, AMEX,and Mastercard) or money transfer order to our bank account (preferred). If paying by PAYPAL processing fee of 3% applies.The amount of deposit is 30% of the total cruise price per person with minimum amount of 170 Euro per person.

Final Payment: Upon receiving the deposit or credit card authorization form, you will be sent a confirmation. Final payment is usually due 45 days prior to the departure date. If reservations are made less than 45 days prior to departure, payment in full is required at the time of booking. If final payments are not received on time, Avansa Travel d.o.o. may cancel the reservation and invoke the cancellation fee.

Pricing: Price quoted is per person based on double occupancy. The Operator reserves the right to adjust prices due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, imposed fuel surcharges, taxes, charges and levies imposed by any third party including government and its agencies. Should these change the price of your tour by more than 10% you may cancel without penalty within 7 days after we notify you of the increase.

Cancellation, Changes & Refunds: From the day of confirmation up to 30 days prior to arrival - Eur 170 per person (of deposit payment) is non refundable. For cancellations or changes thereafter, the following cancellation fees will apply:

 

Number of Days Prior to Departure Cancellation/Change Charge Per Person
29 - 22 Days 25% of the remaining balance
21 - 15 Days 50% of the remaining balance
14 - 0  Days 100% fee


In addition, no refunds are made for unused portions of a cruise including but not limited to missed meals or sightseeing, cruise travel and the non-use of cabins.
Name change / date change fee - 20 Eur per person. Valid only if the change is done up till 30 days prior booked departure, otherwise regular cancellation will be applied!
Avansa Travel highly recommends clients to take insurance against cancellation of reserved services.

Refund claims: Any complaint about your tour should be made immediately to the captain or cruise deirector.
All refund claims must be submitted to Avansa Travel in writing within 15 days of the completion of the tour.


IMPORTANT:

Booking is considered to be finalized upon recipient of confirmation from Avansa Travel ltd.

You MUST provide us with passport details and ensure you have valid travel documents (passport obligatory and visa if required). All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Requirements may change and you must check the up-to-date position in good time before departure. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We regret we cannot accept liability if you are refused entry on to any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly.