Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Split – Makarska
Depart Split harbour at 13.00hrs, cruising through Brac Strait to the Makarska Riviera. Enjoy lunch onboard and spend the afternoon meeting your fellow passengers. Tonight, discover the charming coastal town of Makarska, a popular seaside resort. L

Day 2 Makarska – Mljet
Your first stop this morning is in one of the picturesque bays on the Pelajesac Peninsula. After a swim, enjoy lunch and head towards the island of Mljet. According to Greek legend, Odysseus believed Mljet to be the most seductive of the Adriatic islands which has been enchanting visitors ever since. On arrival, you will have an opportunity to explore beautiful Mljet National Park. Get around by walking or hiring a bike, enjoy swims or visit a church and monastery grounds on the lake island of St Mary's. BL

Day 3 Mljet – Dubrovnik
After breakfast, continue your cruise to the jewel of the Adriatic. Few cities conjure stronger images of history, beauty and survival than the walled city of Dubrovnik. Start exploring right away, the highlight being the Old Town, virtually unchanged since the 13th century, with a walk along the Stradun, the city’s main thoroughfare. The evening is at leisure for you to enjoy this magical city. BL

Day 4 Dubrovnik – Sipan / Trstenik
A late morning departure allows for a little further exploration of Dubrovnik. Depart for the island of Sipan, one of the small, unspoilt Elaphite Islands, or Trstenik on the Pelajesac Peninsula, both beautiful spots to enjoy an afternoon swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing. BL

Day 5 Sipan / Trstenik – Korcula
After breakfast, depart for Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo featuring historic medieval architecture. Discover this small town with its fortress and impressive city walls, renowned for having more legends, stories and monuments than anywhere else on the Dalmatian coast. This evening dine in one of the many local konobas. BL

Day 6 Korcula – Hvar
Depart early morning and head towards the Pakleni Islands to enjoy a swim before being served lunch. In the late afternoon you arrive in the lively port of Hvar Town on the island of Hvar which is famous for its lavender fields and vineyards. Explore this historical town with its labyrinth of streets and famous Renaissance church. In the evening enjoy the abundance of restaurants, bars and cafes that line the port. BL

Day 7 Hvar – Split
As you cruise back towards Split, today’s highlight will be the island of Brac, one of the most popular Adriatic islands. Stop for lunch and a swim at one of Croatia’s most famous beaches, Zlatni Rat, whose shape is ever changing. On arrival in Split the afternoon is free to discover the city’s Roman architecture, particularly the Diocletian’s Palace. The evening is then free to enjoy this coastal city's restaurants and bars. BL

Day 8 Split
We hope you have enjoyed your Southern Explorer cruise. Farewell your fellow travellers as you disembark after breakfast. B

  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • Excludes: All port charges and tourist taxes (approx. EUR40 per person) to be paid locally and National Park fees.
  • 7 continental breakfasts
  • 7 three-course lunches

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 Standard Cabin Main Deck
16 Apr 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $805 $760 $855 $815 $1,205 $1,150 $1,285 $1,220 $720 $685 $770 $735
23 Apr 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $805 $760 $855 $815 $1,205 $1,150 $1,285 $1,220 $720 $685 $770 $735
30 Apr 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $910 $865 $960 $920 $1,360 $1,295 $1,440 $1,370 $815 $770 $865 $825
07 May 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $910 $865 $960 $920 $1,360 $1,295 $1,440 $1,370 $815 $770 $865 $825
14 May 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $910 $865 $960 $920 $1,360 $1,295 $1,440 $1,370 $815 $770 $865 $825
21 May 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $910 $865 $960 $920 $1,360 $1,295 $1,440 $1,370 $815 $770 $865 $825
28 May 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $960 $920 $1,095 $1,045 $1,440 $1,370 $1,645 $1,560 $865 $825 $985 $935
04 Jun 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $960 $1,095 $1,440 $1,645 $865 $985
11 Jun 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,160 $1,260 $1,745 $1,890 $1,045 $1,135
18 Jun 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,260 $1,360 $1,890 $2,045 $1,135 $1,220
25 Jun 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,410 $1,975 $2,120 $1,190 $1,275
02 Jul 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,410 $1,975 $2,120 $1,190 $1,275
09 Jul 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,410 $1,975 $2,120 $1,190 $1,275
16 Jul 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,410 $1,975 $2,120 $1,190 $1,275
23 Jul 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,410 $1,975 $2,120 $1,190 $1,275
30 Jul 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,190 $1,410 $1,275 $1,975 $1,790 $2,120 $1,910 $1,190 $1,070 $1,275 $1,145
06 Aug 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,315 $1,190 $1,410 $1,275 $1,975 $1,790 $2,120 $1,910 $1,190 $1,070 $1,275 $1,145
13 Aug 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,260 $1,140 $1,360 $1,225 $1,890 $1,700 $2,045 $1,835 $1,135 $1,025 $1,220 $1,095
20 Aug 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,260 $1,360 $1,890 $2,045 $1,135 $1,220
27 Aug 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,160 $1,260 $1,745 $1,890 $1,045 $1,135
03 Sep 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,160 $1,260 $1,745 $1,890 $1,045 $1,135
10 Sep 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $1,160 $1,260 $1,745 $1,890 $1,045 $1,135
17 Sep 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $960 $1,095 $1,440 $1,645 $865 $985
24 Sep 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $910 $960 $1,360 $1,440 $815 $865
01 Oct 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $805 $760 $855 $815 $1,205 $1,150 $1,285 $1,220 $720 $685 $770 $735
08 Oct 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $805 $760 $855 $815 $1,205 $1,150 $1,285 $1,220 $720 $685 $770 $735
15 Oct 2022
Traditional Ensuite Vessel
Enquiry $805 $760 $855 $815 $1,205 $1,150 $1,285 $1,220 $720 $685 $770 $735

Ship Information

Traditional En-Suite

Authentic and affordable: These cruises offer a great value option if you are seeking an authentic Croatian cruise at a very affordable price. They are popular with a range of travellers. The boats in this category are smaller and generally traditional-style with a wooden hull and air-conditioning in common areas. The exact ship for each cruise is not allocated until approximately one-two weeks prior to departure. The vessels allocated are similar and all cabins have a private en-suite shower/toilet and air conditioning. Expect simple but comfortable cabins and public areas. The images below are representative of various boats used in this category.