Island Hopping in Croatia

Island Hopping in Croatia

Cruising with motor-sailing ships along the magnificent Dalmatian coastline and islands.

For this trip all you will need is a few T-shirts and a swimming costume to spend seven unforgettable days sailing on the southern Adriatic Sea from one island to another. Relax and let the captain and his crew (especially the cook) take care of you. During the day you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, and explore the underworld of the Adriatic Sea. The evenings you have free to find a good restaurant or discover old churches or other historical monuments…

Dubrovnik, the "The Adriatic Pearl" with its numerous monuments, little streets, churches…
Mljet National Park
♦ The Island of Korcula - the birthplace of Marco Polo
Split - a monumental city under UNESCO protection


Day 1. Split – Makarska
Departure from Split harbour, Saturday at 13:00 h. After lunch sail along the Dalmatian coast down to Makarska Riviera. We spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches on the Riviera. From this beach those feeling adventurous can join our white water rafting excursion on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska. 

Day 2. Makarska – Mljet
Early morning departure towards Mljet with the first stop on the Peljesac peninsula for a refreshing swim. The whole afternoon is free to look at the salt lakes in Mljet National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, we can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National park. Overnight in the port of Polaca/Pomena.

Day 3. Mljet – Dubrovnik
Departure to Dubrovnik with a short swim en route. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive to Dubrovnik in the afternoon when you can explore on your own or first join our optional guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. Overnight in the port of Dubrovnik

Day 4. Dubrovnik – Sipan/Trstenik
Morning is free to explore Dubrovnik. Around noontime we leave the town and continue our cruise towards the isle Sipan or a little town of Trstenik on the Peljesac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night.

Day 5. Sipan/Trstenik - Korcula 
After breakfast departure to Korcula. Lunch on the board in front of Lumbarda (part of Korcula). In the late afternoon arrive to Korcula where we overnight in the port. On this island you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else. Listen to the story of the stone walls, which were being built over two centuries ago.

Day 6. Korcula – Hvar
Early in the morning departure for the Pakleni Islands for lunch and swimming. After lunch departure for Hvar - the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find a Renaissance cathedral and also the oldest community theatre in Europe. The city of Hvar offers abundance of entertainment such as restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night.

Day 7. Hvar (Bol) - Split
Our next stop is the island of Brac. Today we make 2 swim breaks - at Zlatni Rat near Bol and on our way back to Split in one of the many bays on island of Brac. Arrival to Split in the late afternoon. Possibility to join a guided tour of Split with an English-speaking guide. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace.

Day 8. Split
Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! 

We recommend trip in the period:
April - October

Price Includes:
7 overnights on board the ship in twin cabin on deck with private WC and shower
half board (breakfast and lunch included)
1 l water per person/day

Not Included:
International flight tickets
transfer airport-ship-airport
tourist tax: 40 EUR per person/per week paid on spot upon embarkation
entrance fees for the sights
drinks and meals not mentioned
optional tours ordered and paid on spot
personal expenses

Additional Services:
Single cabin: + 50% of the price
Cabins below deck at lower price are available: price on request
Cabins in Premium ships and Premium Superior ships are available: price on request


Island Hopping in Croatia (Rated 4.94 / 5 Based on 377 Reviews.)

No special experience is needed; everyone who is in condition to cope with long Saturday walks in the forest can also cope with these tours. As a rule, the trips are short and at a low altitude. Often, it is your choice to join or skip a day-tour. The routes follow a hilly terrain without steep ascents and descents. Normally we walk 3/5h a day.

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