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Adriatic Explorer Dubrovnik – Opatija Cruise

4
(19 Reviews)
From $2,708 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Dubrovnik, Korcula, Metkovic, Split, Skradin, Sibenik, Zadar, Rab, Opatija

    Group Size:
    17 to 42
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Cruise, Deluxe Croatia Cruises, Deluxe Superior Croatia Cruises

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Cruise at a Glance

Cruise at a Glance

Cruise from Dubrovnik to Opatija visiting the beautiful towns of Korcula, Zadar, Split

  • Walking tours of Korcula, Split, Zadar, Rab & Opatija
  • Visit the Krka Waterfalls
  • Visit the Opatija Riviera, often compared to the French Riviera
  • Swim stops
  • Deluxe or Deluxe Superior vessel
  • Start Point:
  • End Point:
  • Stops:
  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour (Gruz) where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 11am (1100hrs). Cruise departs at 1:00pm (13:00) towards Korčula, an island also known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo, with a swim stop and lunch on board. Korčula Town is commonly referred to be a “miniature Dubrovnik”, as it is encased by medieval stone ramparts and towers. Sightseeing with a local guide through the old town and tiny streets, built in a fishbone pattern for a reason you will hear about during the guided tour. Lots of simple konobas, restaurants and cool cocktail bars for chill-out time. Overnight in Korčula.

Meals Included:
Lunch

Today, discover one of the last remaining wetland deltas in Europe. Cruise to Metković, on the banks of the river Neretva after which the delta is named. Here, mandarins grow by the water channels. Take a barge ride to explore the groves, the flora and fauna, wild birds, and the traditional way of life of the Neretva people. There is a delightful “time warp” feeling like nowhere else on the coast. Narona archaeological museum in Vid, which you visit, was formally inaugurated in 2007 as the first “in situ” museum in Croatia exhibiting the remains of a Roman temple named Augusteum with 17 marble statues, some outsized and some of the natural height. This is where the ancient Illyrians, Greeks, Romans once sailed, and, according to legend, the pirates of Neretva planned their raids on enemy galleys. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board is scheduled for this evening. Overnight in Metković.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Metković the cruise continues toward Split, the capital of the Dalmatia region, the second-largest city in Croatia with the famous Diocletian’s palace, a UNESCO protected heritage site, chosen by the Roman Emperor Diocletian as a retirement spot! Upon arrival, a local guide takes you for a walk through the historic and buzzing old town centre and to the market.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

Wine and waterfalls! Cruise towards Skradin, then board on a coach. The first stop is the famous Bibich winery for wine tasting and light tapas lunch. Back in Skradin, walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park and visit “Skradinski Buk”. Jaw-droppingly beautiful, this is the most popular of the Krka waterfalls. There are 17 waterfalls, with cascades up to 100 m wide, and the Krka River tumbles 45.7 meters. The afternoon destination is Šibenik, a town situated in the very central part of Croatia’s Adriatic coast. Explore the glorious old town, the cultural monuments and the most famous here, the UNESCO listed Cathedral of St James. Wander and discover the historic core and waterfront or enjoy some good boutique shopping. Dinner onboard and overnight in Šibenik.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, leave for Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, famous for its rich historical heritage of world importance. There is history at every turn; 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. The mighty city walls encase the old town and there is a representative City Gate from the 16th century. Among many museums, the Museum of Ancient Glass stands out together with over 30 churches and majestic family palaces and villas. On the waterfront, the award-winning Sea Organ and “Greeting to the Sun” light installations show the funky side of Zadar. Overnight in Zadar.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

Departure towards Rab, known as the “island of love” and old the town of the same name. Guided city tour including the medieval walls, the famous four towers (and maybe climb one of them later!) together with palaces, churches, and squares. There is a slight Montmartre feel with many artists painting and exhibiting out on the streets. Legend has it that local nuns created a special Rab cake for a visiting Pope and you will sample this after the tour. The recipe remains forever secret. Overnight in Rab.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

The famous Opatija Riviera is often compared to the French Riviera and the magnificent views of it from the sea follow ahead. Royal families, celebrities and musicians have visited and stayed in Opatija. The experienced guide will tell you about the magnificent history of Opatija and show you its most precious monuments. Walk the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungomare to the fishermen’s village of Volosko, home to some of the best seafood restaurants in Croatia or enjoy Kraš Choco bar to try exclusive chocolate cocktails, cakes, or ice cream. There is a real café-society here. Overnight in the port of Opatija.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00am and transfer to Opatija airport or hotel in Opatija. End of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

7 nights deluxe or deluxe superior cruise

Touring with licensed local guides

Professional Tour Manager

Tours as per itinerary

Guided walking tours of towns: Korcula, Split, Zadar, Rab & Opatija

7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 2 Dinners

Cruising with deluxe or deluxe superior vessel

Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour (on day of arrival only)

Departure transfer from Opatija port to Opatija hotel (on day of departure only)

Complimentary water

Complimentary coffee and tea throughout the day

Olive oil and wine tasting on board

Fresh fruit

Visitors’ taxes & port fees

Luggage handling

Daily cabin service and towel change

Complimentary wi-fi onboard

Barge excursion & visit of museum Narona in Metković

Wine tasting & light tapas lunch in Bibich winery with bus transfer included from Skradin

Rab cake tasting in Rab

Krka National Park entrance fee

Dubrovnik cable car fee

Tips and gratuities

Passport or visa fees

Baggage and personal insurance

Any beverages or food not listed in itineraries

All other entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions

Any other items of personal nature

Pricing & Availability

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Dubrovnik Opatija  
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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Hotel name
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Rating
4
Hotel name
Hotel name two
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel2@gmail.com
Rating
4
Hotel name two
Hotel name
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Rating
4
Hotel name
Hotel name two
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel2@gmail.com
Rating
4
Hotel name two
Hotel name three
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel3@gmail.com
Rating
3.5
Hotel name three
Hotel name two
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel2@gmail.com
Rating
4
Hotel name two
Hotel name four
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel4@gmail.com
Rating
4.5
Hotel name four
Hotel name two
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel2@gmail.com
Rating
4
Hotel name two
Hotel name three
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel3@gmail.com
Rating
3.5
Hotel name three
Hotel name four
Panepistimiou 52, Athina 106 78, Greece
Tel: +30 21 0332 6000
Email: hotel4@gmail.com
Rating
4.5
Hotel name four

Ship Details

  • Launched: 2017
  • Length: 42m
  • Breadth: 8.5m
  • Speed: 15 km/h
  • Crew: 7/9
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Large sun deck with sun beds and lounges with shaded area
  • Salon restaurant
  • Bar and outdoor seating area
  • Rear swimming platform
Lower Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 15.5 -16
  • Window: Porthole
  • To Open: No
Main Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 14-15
  • Window: Window
  • To Open: Yes
Upper Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double
  • Size(sqm): 12.50
  • Window: Window
  • To Open: Yes
  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Launched: 2015
  • Length: 42.7m
  • Breadth: 8.8m
  • Speed: 15 km/h
  • Crew: 7/9
  • Passengers: 40
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Large sun deck with sunbeds, lounges and shaded area
  • Salon- restaurant
  • Bar and outdoor terrace
  • Rear swimming platform and ladder
Lower Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 21
  • Window: Porthole
  • To Open: No
Main Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 15.5
  • Window: Window
  • To Open: Yes
Upper Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 15.2
  • Window: Window
  • To Open: Yes
  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Launched: 2018
  • Length: 49 m
  • Breadth: 8.80 m
  • Speed: 18.50 km/h
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220 V
  • VIP cabins with private balconies
  • Large sun deck with lounge area
  • Main deck dinning room and bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV lounge
  • Music system
Lower Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 15-18
  • Window: Porthole
  • To Open: No
Upper Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 15-17
  • Window: Window
  • To Open: Yes
  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Balcony
  • Launched: 2018
  • Length: 48.50 m
  • Breadth: 8.80 m
  • Speed: 16 km/h
  • Passengers: 36
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220 V
  • Spacious sun-deck (250 sqm) with deck-chairs, sun-beds and ample shade
  • Salon restaurant
  • Lounge bar
  • Swimming platform
Lower Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 14
  • Window: Porthole
  • To Open: No
Main Deck
  • Cabin: Standard
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 12
  • Window: Yes
  • To Open: Yes
Upper Deck
  • Cabin: 9 VIP cabins with private balcony
  • Bedding: Double/Twin
  • Size(sqm): 12
  • Window: Yes
  • To Open: Yes
  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private balcony
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe

Important things to note

All itineraries and cruise vessels are subject to change without notice.

Sailing is at the Captain’s discretion.

Due to the size of the ports, vessels may be lined up next to each other which may result in other passengers boarding your vessel to reach another vessel.

Guests must follow ship rules (to be found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to not bringing drinks on board and in case of bad behaviour, the tour operator/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark.

FAQ’s

In some trips we list multiple vessels in the same class. We do so, as we may use a different vessel depending on departure date, occupancy and availability. As always, these vessels are a guide only and subject to change. Where we need to use a different vessel than that which we list, we endeavour to use vessels with a similar class.

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Reviews for Adriatic Explorer Dubrovnik – Opatija Cruise

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April
Had a fantastic trip

Review for: Croatian Coast Split - Dubrovnik (One Way) Cruise

Had a fantastic trip, Would highly recommend!
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Louise
MV Rhapsody

Review for: Croatian Coast Split - Dubrovnik (One Way) Cruise

We have just returned from the most amazing week aboard the MV Rhapsody. Admittedly a brand new boat, but immaculately presented throughout. Captain Frane and his crew were great hosts, nothing was too much trouble. The high-spec cabins were spacious and were cleaned/beds made daily, bedding and towels changed during the week. The food was very good and always beautifully presented- buffet breakfast with eggs/bacon/sausages freshly cooked on request, 3 course lunches with wine (which could really have been a lighter meal) and some evening meals. The Captains dinner was great fun with live music and 4 courses. We enjoyed frequent swim stops and inclusive and optional daily activities. We had a good mix of free time and organised events. Mariana our Cruise Manager did an excellent organisational job all week, even sorting out appropriate covid tests. Everything was well-explained and she was very helpful (fluent in several languages) Nothing was too much trouble and she listened to personal requests! This was our first experience of a mini-cruise and we can’t wait to rebook next year. Fab memories from an amazing holiday. A cruise on MV Rhapsody is a truly incredible experience.
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William
DO NOT BOOK!!!

Review for: Split - Dubrovnik - Split Cruise (KL2)

DO NOT book a cruise with this group. We booked a week long cruise, everything from the levels and types of boats are mis-leading. We had a cruise to and from Split stopping into some islands and as a maritime professional I was flabbergasted. The crew drank all day everyday including the captain and including when underway. There were literally guests sitting with empty glasses at lunch and in the evening and the waitress was running glass full of rum, vodka, gin forward to the bridge and galley. We did not receive what was advertised daily and there was no Covid related cleaning, in fact there was no cleaning at all just making the beds. Then at the end they try to inflate your bill and lie about the drink pricing and THEN they ask for a tip for the crew. It could be a comedy sketch if it weren't for the fact that passengers were no doubt in danger if something had happened like an engine fire. NEVER NEVER will I book a Croatia Cruise through this company and if I were to book a future cruise it would be with a proper company on a small Catamaran or something similar where they have offices and boats outside Croatia.

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Adriatic Explorer Dubrovnik – Opatija Cruise

4
(19 Reviews)
From $2,708 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Dubrovnik, Korcula, Metkovic, Split, Skradin, Sibenik, Zadar, Rab, Opatija

    Group Size:
    17 to 42
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Cruise, Deluxe Croatia Cruises, Deluxe Superior Croatia Cruises

Or contact your local travel agent.

Croatia
Speak to our Croatia Expert - Dannielle

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