Split-Split │ Cruise │ Kleopatra │ From $1,195
The Dalmatian Discovery is a small ship cruise in Croatia on the small and modern ship Kleopatra that starts and ends in Split. You will visit the beautiful Dalmatian islands of Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Mljet and the fascinating city of Dubrovnik. There are some interesting shore excursion included on this cruise so you can learn about history and culture of the Dalmatian towns. But, you will also have enough time to lounge and relax on board and to enjoy these beautiful islands, towns and many quint villages on your own.
Day 1: Split
Welcome meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, our crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on board. Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day; passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1:00 p.m. but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with cold dinner.
Day 2: Split/Bol/Hvar
We start our day with morning departure towards Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat. (Golden cape). We will stop in Bol and enjoy this nice Dalmatian town for a walk, or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served on board. After lunch we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, with a second swim stop in a one of the many coves and bays along the way. Hvar is one of the most popular, very attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set. Have an evening in Hvar free on your own to explore and dine around in one of numerous family owned restaurants. Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you throughout the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life on this island and explain how lavender was traditionally farmed on the Island of Hvar for centuries..
Day 3 : Hvar/Korčula
After breakfast we depart for the island of Korčula. We shall stop for a swim before lunch and in the afternoon arrive to Korčula town, on Korčula Island. Korčula is a city known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, the famous explorer. Our English speaking guide will do short Korĉula City tour, and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice.
Day 4: Korčula/Dubrovnik
After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphite islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch arriving to Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Our own English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. After an organized panoramic drive and photo stop of breathtaking scenery at a hill above Dubrovnik we will arrive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Return coach transfer is scheduled to be at 18:00 hours or you can return on your own.
Day 5: Dubrovnik/Mljet
After breakfast we will cruise to the Mljet National Park, pass by magnificent shores of the Elaphiti islands archipelago, to the northwest of Dubrovnik, with a swim stops along a way. Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Mljet National Park. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will have free afternoon to explore park (entrance fees are not included), to walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the XII century. Evening at leisure.
Day 6: Mljet/Pučišća
Our voyage will continue towards Pučišća with refreshing swim stops on our way and lunch. Pučišća is the biggest village on the island of Brač an entirely different experience. Nowhere in the system of towns and villages in Damatia does terrain play such a compelling role as in Pučišća with its spectacular irregularity of the steep-sided natural harbour,its authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambience; the fjordlike inlet meets three narrow valleys that descend from the hills to join those quiet and beautiful waters. Pučišća Quarry was exploited in the Antiquity; the reopening of the quarry took place in 1455, unused since Roman times. It was from this quarry that stone was excavated to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, The Parliament house in Vienna and many other famous buildings all over the world. The only Stonemasonry school in Croatia is located in Pučišća where students carve sculptures from Brač limestone with traditional and unconventional tools that have been used here for centuries. We will spend night in this very quiet small town. Nightfall unifies the diverse features of Pučišća that have intrigued us by daylight.
Day 7: Pučišća/Omiš/Split
After breakfast we cruise across the Brač channel to Omiš, ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stone churches located at the delta of Cetina River with its wonderful beaches. In the past Omiš was for centuries a symbol of retaliation, courage and strength of the famous pirates against Venetian Republic. After a relaxed walk in Omiš we will have lunch. During afternoon hours we sail towards Split, our first and last stop. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split and Dalmatia County. It is traditionally considered to be over 1,700 years old. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. The historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. In addition, its numerous museums, the National Theatre, old churches and other archaeological sites in the region of Split make this city an important cultural attraction. Our English speaking guide will do 35-40 minute Split City tour, and walk us through historical Diocletian’s Palace.
Day 8: Split
Disembarkation after breakfast.
The brand new Elegance Cruise ship M/S KLEOPATRA is a completely new ship built in Split shipyard for summer 2015 according to newest European standards. With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities and its elegant 19 cabins our newly built, yacht-like ship will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast.
This new motor ship built under Croatian flag in 2015, length overall 44,00 meters and 8,30 meters in width, with two powerful engines + three generators for air-condition system and 220 Volts with standard cruising speed of 9,00 knots, bow thruster and all electronic equipment. Construction material is steel with mahogany and iroko wood on decks. She has 19 very spacious cabins with private facilities and air-conditioning providing elegance cruise for up to maximum 40 persons. Experienced crew will make your cruise unforgettable.
Passenger cabins are situated on two decks while crew members are accommodated in separate living quarters reserved for them. All guest cabins are very comfortable, fully air conditioned, with independent ventilation system for fresh air all the time, conveniently designed with modern private en suites, toilet and shower in cabin. All cabins are equipped with beds in size 200×80 cm or 200×170 cm with independent air-conditioned control board, Satellite LCD TV in cabins, designed wallboards, working table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hair dryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety & fire alarm and sound system for notifications of a cruise manager or group leader. Standard cabins have two portholes and dual ventilation system while main deck cabins have two windows, smaller in bathroom and larger cabin window. Cabins are sound-proof and have fire-proof door. Mostly all of the cabins have possibility to have twin or double bed configuration and some of them a third bed on the floor (not a bunk bed).
Eight cabins that can be transformed into double or twin beds and in few of them is a third bed on the floor with size of 15-17 sq m. These cabins are equivalent or larger to other cabins in terms of comfort, they are situated under main deck where sea influence and „boat shaking“ is minimized , as well as the noise from city cafe music or other boats during summer nights. Standard cabins have entrance doors from the inside of the ship and have two porthole that cannot be opened due to security reasons, but there is a perfect dual ventilation system and air-condition in a cabins that are much cooler.
Eleven cabins, size of 14-17 sq m, that can be double or twin beds, and in few of them there’s a third bed.
- 7-night cruise on board M/S Kleopatra in a cabin with private facilities
- Arrival & departure Split airport transfers
- Breakfast daily
- 6 lunches (4 course menu)
- Welcome dinner
- Captain’s dinner
- Sightseeing of Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik
- Complimentary fresh fruit daily
- Professional Cruise Manager throughout
- Luggage handling
- Free Wi-Fi on board
- Drinks (cocktails), telephone charges and incidentals
- Port and tourist taxes and fees, $ 30 per person/week to be paid on board in cash
- Mljet National Park entrance fee
- Travel insurance
|SEASON||START DATE||END DATE||RATE||SALE|
|I||April 29, 2017||May 6, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|I||May 6, 2017||May 13, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|I||May 13, 2017||May 20, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|I||May 20, 2017||May 27, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|II||May 27, 2017||June 3, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||June 3, 2017||June 10, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||June 10, 2017||June 17, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||June 17, 2017||June 24, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||June 24, 2017||July 1, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||July 1, 2017||July 8, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||July 8, 2017||July 15, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||July 15, 2017||July 22, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||July 22, 2017||July 29, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||July 29, 2017||August 5, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||August 5, 2017||August 12, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||August 12, 2017||August 19, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||August 19, 2017||August 26, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||August 26, 2017||September 2, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||September 2, 2017||September 9, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||September 9, 2017||September 16, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|II||September 16, 2017||September 23, 2017||$1,595||$1,495|
|I||September 23, 2017||September 30, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|I||September 30, 2017||October 7, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
|I||October 7, 2017||October 14, 2017||$1,295||$1,195|
CABIN UPGRADE SUPPLEMENTS PER PERSON & DISCOUNTS
- Main Deck upgrade for season I: $360
- Main Deck upgrade for season II: $240
- Single Supplement Season I: 30%
- Single Supplement Season II: 50%
- Port taxes: $30 per person to be paid on board