Starting in Split, this incredible 8-day voyage takes you on an exploration of coastal Croatia and its many hidden treasures. M/S Mama Marija II sails across the delightful turquoise Adriatic Sea, wending its way between necklaces of islands dotted here and there off the Dalmatian Coast. Explore the wild beauty and pearls of the Adriatic: ancient ruins, a wealth of art, and timeless cities just waiting to be discovered, such as Dubrovnik, Korcula, and Hvar.
Explore Split, a medieval town contained within palace walls
Learn more about the history, culture, and way of life on Hvar
Your ship will docked in the Split harbor, where you can board during the entire day. At 7 p.m., you can have a welcome meeting where the captain will introduce you to the crew and your fellow passengers. A welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The embarkation is possible at any time of day. Passengers arriving in the morning will not be able to enter their cabins before 1.00 pm, but they can leave luggage on board. The captain will wait for all the passengers arriving late at night. All the late-arriving guests will be provided with a dinner. Overnight in Split.
An English-speaking guide will do a morning tour of Split City, walking you through the world-famous Diocletian’s Palace. Split is the second-largest urban center in Croatia and the seat of Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, lots of them situated within Split’s historical nucleus, which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979. At 12 am, sail out for Trogir, another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Lunch will be served on board, and have a swim stop en route, arriving at Trogir in the afternoon. This town - museum is literally packed with palaces, churches, monasteries, and towers, with the main attraction being the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia. A professional English-speaking guide will take you on a Trogir city tour.
Afterward, have the evening on your own, free to explore or have dinner in one of Trogir’s cozy taverns. Overnight in Trogir Historical Town.
In the morning, sail for Bol, a place best-known for its beach of Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which regularly hits the top lists of the most beautiful European beaches. Once you stop in Bol, you can enjoy indulging in simple pleasures such as taking a walk around this nice little Dalmatian town, perhaps having a cup of coffee or going for a swim, until lunch is served on board. After lunch, continue cruising to Vis. Being an important strategic military stronghold for a long time, Viswas was spared excessive tourist development and thus retained its unspoiled beaches, ecological agriculture, and traditional architecture. Overnight in Vis,
Optional late afternoon Vis Island Tour excursion
As you start your tour of Vis, a coach will follow the old road, which rises above the town and overlooks the bay. After that, descend to the fields and drive-through vineyards and olive groves, passing by the former allied airport from WWII, and then descend down to Komiža. Free time in Komiža, a stunning fishermen's village, to have dinner in one of the cozy restaurants. Return to a boat overnight. Reservations and payment on the spot.
Cruise to the Island of Biševo and its Blue Cave, one of the most famous natural attractions in the whole of the Adriatic Sea. Blue Cave is a waterlogged cave that can be approached only by boat. However, at times high waves prevent the entrance to Blue Cave, which is something you shall not know before the morning designated for your visit. In case you can't enter Blue Cave due to such sea conditions, you can get a full ticket refund. After a swim stop and lunch, continue cruising along many coves and bays, towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. Hvar is one of the country’s most attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for international jet-setters. Upon your arrival to Hvar, a local English-speaking guide will walk you through this unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture, and way of life, along with a few of the island’s peculiarities, such as the traditional farming of lavender.
Afterward, have an evening on your own to explore and dine in one of the numerous family-owned restaurants and taverns.
Overnight in Hvar Historical Town.
Start your day with a morning departure towards the Island of Korčula. Before lunch, stop for a swim in one of the pristine bays en route. Your arrival on the Island of Korčula is scheduled for the afternoon. The town of Korčula is the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all time.
An English-speaking guide will take you on a tour of Korčula Town, through its narrow, cobbled streets and rich history. Have the rest of the evening free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula Historical Town.
Day 6: Korcula | National Park Mljet | Šipan Island or Slano
Sailing out from Korčula in the morning, cruise towards Mljet National Park. You can have just enough time to explore the park, walk around Great and Small Lake and visit the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century, or take a swim in the heart of Mljet National Park.
Entrance fees to National Park Mljet are included. Take care to return to the boat for lunch. In the afternoon, continue your cruise to the Island of Šipan where anchor in the peaceful fishermen’s village of Šipanska Luka, or Slano, located on the mainland. Slano is one of the most picturesque places on the Dubrovnik Riviera, with beautiful beaches, dense pine forests and olive groves, a long cultural tradition, and numerous historical monuments.
If you stay in Slano, for all who are interested, an optional excursion to Ston, can be organized, a fortified town famous for 5- kilometer long walls, old artwork, and oysters/mussels farm. In the evening, have a Captain’s Dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment. Overnight in Šipanska Luka or in Slano.
Morning departure to Dubrovnik, passing by the Elaphiti Islands with lunch on board and cruising directly to the historical center of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cruise along Dubrovnik City walls and fortifications, where you can have a chance to take an unforgettable group photo of breathtaking Dubrovnik.
Disembark your group directly in the Old Town, where your own English-speaking guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour, explore the city on your own, visit City Walls, or take the cable car to the top of Mount Sr for an intimate farewell dinner. Return scheduled transfer by coaches to Gruž harbor will be organized. You can see why this city is called the Pearl of the Adriatic. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 8: Dubrovnik | Disembark
After breakfast, the time has come to say farewell to all your new friends.
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Main Deck Cabins
Double bed or two twin beds, cabin window and porthole in bathroom. Air conditioning control board, satellite LCD TV in cabins, designed wallboards, working table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hairdryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm and sound system.
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Standard Deck Cabins
Double bed or two twin beds, two portholes and dual ventilation system. Air conditioning control board, satellite LCD TV in cabins, designed wallboards, working table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hairdryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm and sound system.
Solo use supplement (on request)
Solo use cabin supplement: 50%
Reduction for 3rd adult sharing a cabin: 30%
Child discount: Child (ages 3-11 years) sharing a cabin with 2 adults: 50%; Child (ages 3-11 years) in twin with 1 adult: 30%
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7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 1 Dinner
7 Nights Accommodations
Accommodations as listed
Ground transportation as listed
Activities as listed
Meals as listed
Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
Wireless headset system for sightseeing (city tours)
English speaking cruise manager on board
Towels changed every second day & linen changed in the middle of the week
Daily cabin cleaning service
CCTV Security Cameras on board
Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
Elegance rooftop Jacuzzi (sun deck)
National park Mljet entrance fees
Entrance fees to Biševo Blue cave
Captain’s dinner with live music
Buffet breakfast daily
Welcome reception and welcome dinner with three courses meals
Tea/coffee machine at disposal all day
6 lunches with three courses
Professional English speaking guide for the City Tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik (with transfers)
Flight costs (please request a quote)
Additional excursions during free time
Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
Port Fees: €25,00-€40,00 per person/per week, to be paid on board in cash
Optional Vis Island Tour excursion
Optional Ston excursion
Private car transfers can be organized on request
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Kate was great to work with in the planning stage. She was prompt, helpful, and efficient. Our tour guide, Edwin, was knowledgeable and passionate. We were very happy to have traveled with Adventure Life, it made the trip easy and a true pleasure. We could concentrate on enjoying the experience rather than the details of travel.