Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Dubrovnik
Welcome to Dubrovnik, the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'! Your adventure begins with a transfer to your vessel in Gruz harbour where embarkation begins at 14:00hrs. Feel free to begin your explorations of Dubrovnik before meeting your fellow travellers at a Welcome Dinner on board.

Meals included: Dinner

DAY 2 Dubrovnik - Slano
Start the day with a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik's Old Town. You’ll be introduced to a beautifully preserved medieval city protected by 13th century fortifications and filled with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Once back on the ship, you'll continue on to Slano, a delightful picturesque town north of Dubrovnik. Lunch will be served on board followed by a swim stop on the way too. Upon arrival in Slano, take a short boat ride to Ston, an area known for its long tradition of oyster farming. You'll even get a chance to visit an oyster farm and sample the oysters and mussels, perfectly paired with some local wine. Return to Slano where the rest of the day is at your leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3 Slano - Mljet
Early in the morning cruise to the island of Mljet, famous for its stunning National Park and densely forested landscape. After lunch on board and a swim stop, head for the town of Pomena to visit to Mljet National Park. Discover the park's two turquoise lakes, Veliko Jezero and Malo Jezero, meaning Great Lake and Little Lake. Next, board a small boat and visit the islet of St. Mary to see the Benedictine Monastery built during the 12th century. This evening gather together to enjoy a Captain’s dinner aboard the ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 4 Mljet - Korcula
Journey on to Korcula, the rumoured birthplace of the renowned merchant explorer Marco Polo. On the way, stop by for a swim in one of the many secluded bays and coves in the Adriatic before being served lunch on board. This afternoon, arrive in Korcula Town for a walking tour that will take you through narrow and cobblestone streets. Discover the interesting stories and legends of this town including tales on the life of Marco Polo. This evening is free to enjoy at your own leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 5 Korcula – Vis
This morning, head to the enigmatic and unspoilt island of Vis. The island was formerly a strategic military base that was closed off to tourists until 1989, and this allowed Vis to retain its authentic untouched charm. On arrival, enjoy the afternoon at leisure experiencing the island’s natural beauty. Perhaps visit the Archaeological Museum located in a former fortress built by Austrians in the 19th century, or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the seaside promenade where most of the bars and restaurants are located.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 6 Vis - Bisevo - Hvar
Begin today sailing to the spectacular Blue Cave on the island of Bisevo. The cave’s natural underwater entrance creates a magical deep blue light that engulfs the interior. After this extraordinary experience, continue to Hvar via the Paklinski islands for a refreshing swim stop and with lunch served on board. On arrival in Hvar Town, embark on a guided sightseeing tour of this unique town where you will be introduced to the island's history, culture, and way of life. In the evening, take time to enjoy the many restaurants, bars, and cafes that line the port.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Please note: The Blue Cave is only accessible with small boats through an entrance just 1.5m high so unfortunately it can easily be made inaccessible by bad weather and high waves. Tonight's port can be substituted for Stari Grad if Hvar harbour has reached its capacity. This is controlled by the Port Authority. In this event, transfers to and from Hvar will be organised for the guided walking tour.

DAY 7 Hvar - Split
This morning, delight in an early breakfast on board as we cruise towards the island of Brac. Enjoy a swim stop along the way in one of the many beautiful bays of Brac Island. Lunch will then be served on board as we continue to Split. On arrival, join a guided sightseeing tour and discover the city's unique old town. Witness the ancient palace of Emperor Diocletian and learn about the rich heritage of Split's millennial history. Afterwards, enjoy time at leisure to explore the city at your own pace.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 8 Split
Your cruise concludes after breakfast and with a departure transfer for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

The captain of the vessel reserve the right to change and modify the route due to weather conditions as well as conditions in the ports visited. The order of visits may be different than published in case of ports being overly crowded and too busy and with the intention to give the customer a better experience overall.

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in sea-view cabin

Exclusions: Port fees and tourist taxes (approx. EUR75 per person – to be paid locally), Mljet National Park entrance fees (approx. EUR25 – to be paid locally), and gratuities.

  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 2 dinners including a Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Dinner
  • Complimentary drinking water (from dispenser)
  • Complimentary fresh fruit daily
  • Guided Sightseeing Tours of:
    Dubrovnik (return port transfer included)
    Korcula
    Hvar
    Split
    with wireless headset guiding system
  • Special Excursions:
    Oyster Tasting in Ston
  • Entrance Fees:
    Bisevo Blue Cave (weather permitting)

Pricing

Prices are per person in NZD

Date Twin/Double Single
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Balcony Cabin, Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Balcony Cabin, Upper Deck
05 May 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $3,505 $5,060 $5,950 $8,600
24 May 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
07 Jun 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,485 $6,035 $8,965 $12,075
21 Jun 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,485 $6,035 $8,965 $12,075
05 Jul 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,485 $6,035 $8,965 $12,075
19 Jul 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,085 $5,650 $6,945 $9,600
02 Aug 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,085 $5,650 $6,945 $9,600
16 Aug 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,085 $5,650 $6,945 $9,600
30 Aug 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,485 $6,035 $8,965 $12,075
13 Sep 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out
27 Sep 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $4,085 $5,650 $6,945 $9,600
11 Oct 2025
MS Antaris
Enquiry $3,505 $5,060 $5,950 $8,600

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Antaris

  • Launched: 2019
  • Length: 54m
  • Breadth: 8.6m
  • Speed: 18.52 km/h
  • Crew: 7
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun deck with deck chairs and sun beds
  • Jacuzzi on sun deck
  • Salon restaurant
  • Bar
  • Swimming platform
  • Mini Pool
  • Outdoor lounge area
  • Cabins with balconies
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Balcony Twin/Double 13-17 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Twin/Double 12-17 Porthole No

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Balcony