Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Split
Your cruise commences with an arrival transfer from Split airport to your vessel with embarkation from 15:00hrs. The afternoon is free to explore Split before meeting your fellow passengers at a welcome reception followed by dinner on board.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 Split - Sibenik
Split has evolved from the ruins of the remarkable Diocletian’s Palace, the retirement home of Dalmatian born Emperor Diocletian. You will be taken on a tour which includes the Palace, as well as the seafront promenade. Later, board your ship and set sail to Sibenik. Quieter than its neighbours, there is still much to discover in the town that boasts 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites – The Cathedral of St James built from limestone and marble, and the St. Nicholas Fortress – marvelled as a Venetian work of defence. After a walking tour of the town, the night is yours to enjoy and explore at your leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 Sibenik - Krka National Park - Zadar
After Breakfast, hop on a bus tour to the Krka National Park. With the famous Skradinski Buk waterfall being one of the many jaw dropping wonders to see, make sure to bring your camera to this location. Return to the ship and continue cruising, with a swimming stop along the way, towards Zadar, which for centuries was the capital of Dalmatia. Join a walking tour of the city exploring the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St. Donat church from the 9th century, and a representative City Gate from the 16th century. Make sure you experience the sounds of the Sea Organs and marvel at “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation located by the entrance to the port

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 Zadar - Rab
Cruise towards the island of Rab this morning, in the heart of Kvarner Bay. Stop for a spot of swimming in one of the crystal clear coves and bays along the way. Upon arrival in Rab a guided tour will take you around the old town of the same name. Pass by the medieval walls lining the city, the four iconic bell towers that are a well-recognised feature of Rab’s skyline, plus the many churches, palaces and squares where you will find many local artist exhibiting their works. Legend also has it that local nuns created a special Rab cake for the visitors of the island. It’s recipe remains a secret kept only by the islanders. Here however, you will be able to try this tasty traditional delicacy, see how it’s made and even have the opportunity to attend a workshop to make one yourself!

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 Rab - Losinj
Set off for the lush, green and relatively untouched island of Losinj, known as the “Island of Vitality”. As one of the sunniest places in Croatia, the island’s mild climate and rich biodiversity draws those seeking health and wellness from all over the world. Enjoy a swim stop before arriving in Mali Losinj, the largest town on the island which also boasts one of the most beautiful harbours in the Adriatic. The main attraction is the Museum of Apoxyomenos, an archaeological museum dedicated to an ancient bronze statue of an athlete that was found in the sea near the island in 1997. The statue is believed to date back to the 1st-2nd BC and had otherwise spent nearly 2 millennia out at sea. You may also walk along the beautiful waterfront, or explore the beautiful shops and cafes.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 Losinj - Dugi Otok
Breakfast and a stunning swim will start your day, as you enjoy the beauty of the area before sailing past the Kornati national park after lunch. You destination will be the small fishing village of Sali. It was mentioned in the 12th century for receiving its name from its salt work, and is famous for having over a thousand years of fishing traditions. Tonight you will enjoy the Captains dinner aboard the ship.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 Dugi Otok - Hvar
Today you will cruise with a morning swim break, and sail during lunch to Hvar, a holiday destination favoured by the rich and famous, and all travellers alike. Perouse the picturesque streets of the old town with its 8th century architecture, beautiful public theater and Franciscan monastery. For the evening we recommend trying out the local cuisine at one of the many family owned restaurants and taverns.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 Hvar - Split
The cruise will take you back to Split, where you will disembark after breakfast. From here you will be transferred back to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Beach towel hire
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin

Exclusions: Port fees and Tourist taxes (approximately EUR60 per person), Gratuities, and Optional excursions (to be paid locally)

  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 2 dinners including Welcome dinner and Captain’s Dinner
  • Complimentary water from dispensers
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruit daily
  • Tasting of Traditional cake in Rab
  • Guided tours of:
    Split
    Sibenik
    Zadar
    Rab
    Including whisper technology headset
  • Visit:
    Krka National Park (includes entrance fee)

Pricing

Prices are per person in NZD

Date Twin/Double Single Triple
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck
13 Jul 2024
MS Stella Maris
Enquiry $3,750 $1,875 $4,585 $2,295 $6,760 $3,195 $8,255 $3,895 $3,385 $1,695
20 Jul 2024
MS Stella Maris
Enquiry Sold Out $4,170 $2,920 Sold Out $7,090 $5,250 Sold Out
27 Jul 2024
MS Stella Maris
Enquiry Sold Out $4,170 $2,505 Sold Out $7,090 $4,505 Sold Out
03 Aug 2024
MS Stella Maris
Enquiry Sold Out $4,170 $2,505 Sold Out $7,090 $4,505 Sold Out

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Stella Maris

  • Refurbished: 2017
  • Length: 49m
  • Breadth: 8.1m
  • Speed: 16.6km/h
  • Passenger: 36
  • Cabins: 18
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun Deck with deck chairs and sunbeds and ample shade
  • Salon-restaurant
  • Lounge bar and outside seating
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Swimming platform
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Main Deck Standard Double/Twin 15-17 Window No
Lower Deck Standard Double 15-16 Porthole No

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe