2022 Croatia Cruise (Waitlist only- ship now full)

    Experience the wonder of Croatia's coastline on this charter cruise with Katrina Cruises, hosted by Paula and Travis Stewart.

    2022 Croatia Cruise

    September 24 to October 1, 2022

    Hosted by Paula & Travis Stewart

    SPLIT | KORČULA | MLJET | DUBROVNIK | PELJEŠAC PENINSULA | HVAR | BOL |SPLIT

     

    This charter cruise with Katarina Line will give you the chance to explore the stunning natural environment and picturesque, quaint Mediterranean towns of Croatia while hopping from one island to another. This unique way of travelling and exploring coastal towns is an awesome way to experience the true Croatia. 




    Highlights & Ship Details



    Enjoy seven unforgettable days cruising on the southern Adriatic Sea from one island to another with this small ship cruise. Relax and let the captain, the crew, and our tour manager take care of you. In the mornings you can relax on spacious decks and sunbathe or refresh yourself with a dip in the Adriatic Sea. The afternoons and evenings are carefully planned for you to explore Croatia's finest destinations with local experts.

    The Ship




    Our exact ship will be determined closer to sailing, but the Deluxe Superior class is a new class of Katarina Line newer and larger ships. These smaller exclusive ships are built with high quality materials of solid wood, glass, marble, stainless steel and similar materials. A minimum 47 meters in length, this line of ships is newly built or refurbished after 2016, with hot tubs and beautiful sun decks with lounge area, deckchairs and more. Spacious, superbly designed, air-conditioned ensuite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20m2 in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, safety deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers and more. Our ship will have 18 staterooms.

    Itinerary




    Pre-Tour & Post-Tour (TBD)

    We anticipate hosting a pre-tour before we will board our ship for our cruise. As well, we are considering a few additional days post-cruise before departing for Canada. 

    Day 1 (September 24, 2022): SPLIT

    Arrive at Split Harbour where our vessel will be docked (check in anytime after 2 pm). After settling into your cabin, enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals). Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome cocktail reception and meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split. (D)


    Day 2 (September 25, 2022): SPLIT - KORČULA

    In the morning, we will leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays enroute. We will arrive in the early afternoon in Korčula and have a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island, you can find more legends, tales, and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula. (B,L)

    Day 3 (September 26, 2022): KORČULA - MLJET & DUBROVNIK

    Next morning, we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey, and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Return to the ship for lunch followed by our departure to Dubrovnik. We’ll have a late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise along side the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B,L,D)

    Day 4 (September 27, 2022): DUBROVNIK 

    After breakfast, transfer to the old town for a guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take great photos of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain. Enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands from this high point.  The afternoon is at your leisure, why not find an idyllic spot for lunch and dinner? For those of you with more energy to spare, we recommend a walk on the famous walls (1,940 m long) or taking a stroll along the ‘STRADUN’ – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B)


    Day 5 (September 28, 2022): DUBROVNIK - PELJEŠAC PENINSULA

    Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch we have a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and then our afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula. Today we move inland to explore some rural areas of Croatia and a local village. We will have a visit to a local farm to indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight on Pelješac peninsula. (B, L, D)

    Day 6 (September 29, 2022): PELJEŠAC PENINSULA - HVAR

    Morning departure towards Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival in Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar. (B,L)


    Day 7 (September 30, 2022): HVAR - BOL 

    Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden Cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board you will have time at leisure until the Captain’s farewell dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna. (B,L,CD)

    Day 8 (October 1, 2022): BOL - SPLIT

    Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9 am and transfer to Split airport. (B)

    * Legend: B - breakfast; L - lunch; D - dinner; T - tasting, CD - Captain's dinner