Have you ever wanted to visit Croatia?  This is your chance!!!
We’ll be sailing on a vintage ship around Croatia with morning stops in small coves and secluded bays and afternoon
and evening exploring port amazing port towns.  Relax on deck, swim the gorgeous waters, wonder through tiny walled cities,
swim in the blue and green caves, explore National Parks, 
and so much more!
Join us on this Bucket List adventure and sail around beautiful and historic Croatia!
Max 36 people

Come explore Croatia with us!!!  

Dates: September 5-12, 2020
Where:
 Croatia
Departing: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ending: Split, Croatia
Visits:
 Dubrovnik, Slano, Korcula, Vis, Hvar, Makarska, Omis, Split
Optional Add on: Visits: Krka, Zadar, and Plitvice
Ages:  25-50ish

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Some of the AMAZING things this trip has to offer

It’s more than just a trip to Croatia!

What’s Included: (Cruise)

  • 7 nights’ accommodation aboard a private ship
  • Cabin either have 1 full bed, 1 full bed and 1 twin bed (bunk bed) or 2 twin beds (bunk bed)
  • All cabins have their own bathroom with shower
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches or dinners
  • Boat captain and crew
  • All transportation starting and ending at the Dubrovnik ending in Split
  • All Orientation walks
  • Swim spots in secluded coves
  • Bedding on boats
  • 1 litre of drinking water per day

What’s Included (Extra 2 day National Parks add on)

  • Entrance fees into Krka National Park & Plitvice Lake National Park
  • 1 Night accommodation
  • 1 breakfast
  • 1 BBQ dinner
  • All coach transportation
Accommodations
We will be sailing on The Plomin.  All cabins have their own private bathroom

Pricing  

8 Day Sailing Adventure (Sept 5-12): 

Private full room upper deck: $1400
Shared full room upper deck: $ 950 per person
Own full bed with twin above upper deck: $ 1100
Twin bunk bed upper or main: $950
Twin bed lower deck: $850

Cabins Types:
(4) Full Bed Upper Deck opens to outside with Oceanview
(4) Twin over Full Bunk Upper Deck opens to outside with Oceanview
(2) Twin over Twin Bunk Main Deck open to outside with Oceanview
(8) Twin over Twin Bunk Lower Deck no view

Optional Add on 2 Day National Parks Adventure (Sept 12-13):
$259 (all double occupancy accommodations)

$250 deposit
Full Payment due by July 1, 2020
Reservations made after July 1 Full Payment will be due at time of booking

Cancellation Policy:
Non Refundable deposit until final payment then full non refundable after final payment. You can sell your spot to another person of the same gender for a $100 name change fee.

Do Not Book your flight until you have received confirmation that you have been booked.  When booking your flights make sure to arrive into Dubrovnik no later than 11:00am on Sept 5, 2020.  If you are only doing the cruise portion of the trip you can depart any time on Sept 12, 2020 from Split since we dock the night of the 11th into Split.  If you are continuing on to explore the National Parks & Zadar you will want to book a flight Sept 13th anytime after 9pm.  

This getaway is not a church sponsored event but LDS Standards are expected to be maintained.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:  Saturday: September 5, 2020 – Dubrovnik

Today you start off your Croatia adventures.  You’ll check in at the port between 12-1pm.  We’ll have a quick welcome meeting and explore the ship and get familiar with your accommodations, you’re in for a trip of a lifetime. The rest of the day you’ll to explore Dubrovnik some more. This is a place you don’t want to miss out on.  We’ll have an overnight on the boat in Dubrovnik and head out the next afternoon.

Day 2:  Sunday: September 6, 2020 – Dubrovnik to Slano

This morning you’ll have some more time to explore Dubrovnik before we head off to Slano!  We have an easy first day cruising the blue seas as we make our way to Slano. We arrive in the early afternoon.  There is an optional excursion to visit Ston to visit Ston Wall (similar to the Chinese wall but smaller) on this guided tour (cost 55 euros)

Day 3:  Monday: September 7, 2020 Slano to Mljet

We depart Slano nice and early, and breakfast will be served as we chase the sun on our morning meander to Mljet. If you get warm in the sun, don’t worry! We’ll be stopping en route for a refreshing swim, followed by a tasty lunch. We drop anchor in Mljet around 1:30pm and you have the entire afternoon to explore the island at your leisure. The island is home to a large national park with pine forests and abundant nature surrounding two salt lakes. There’s biking, swimming, boating, and sightseeing on offer, so make the most of it! (Bike and Boat hire for 130KN)

Day 4:  Tuesday: September 8, 2020 Mljet to Vis

We depart Mljet after breakfast and set sail for the beautiful island of Vis. We will have a beautiful swim stop in the morning! Then enjoy every bite of your delicious on-board lunch before heading to the green caves.  There you will be able to jump in and swim in the caves.  They are amazing!  To swim in the caves there is a small fee usually around 10 euros that is paid before you get into the water. You can go for swim to the caves or just relax on-board and do some sunbathing.  Next we’re off to explore Vis with your friends.

Day 5:  Wednesday: September 9, 2020 – Vis to Hvar

We depart Vis after breakfast and set sail for the beautiful port of Hvar. Hop back in the azure waters of the Pakleni Islands for a swim, and get yourself feeling fresh! Then enjoy every bite of your delicious on-board lunch before deciding how to spend your afternoon. Either relax on-board and do some sunbathing, go on an orientation walk of stunning Hvar, check out the impressive fortress or just explore the port city. Here you’ll get to see the largest city square in Dalmatia, the yacht Riva, and the impressive fortress.  Keep some fuel in the tank for the Carpe Diem beach party to dance your night away to the entrancing deep house beats. Make this a night to remember!

Day 6:  Thursday: September 10, 2020 – Hvar to Makarska

We depart Hvar after breakfast and set sail for Makarska. We arrive in the early afternoon and explore this amazing location set at the base of the Biokovo mountains. Checking out the Riviera, getting a massage, doing a spot of shopping or just relaxing. Tonight we grab a bite in the Old Town and dance the night away in a cave until the small hours.

Day 7:  Friday: September 11, 2020 – Makarska to Omis

We depart Makarska after breakfast and set sail for Omis. We arrive in the late morning with lots of time to explore this amazing town.  You’ll have the opportunity to explore this beautiful mountains, go white water rafting or hike up to the fort.  You’re fall in love with this part of Croatia.

Day 8:  Saturday: September 12, 2020 – Omis to Split  (Disembark by 8:00am)

Check-out is this 8:00am. If you’re continuing your journey to explore the National Parks you will depart at 8:00am

Optionals Trip Extensions 

Day 8:  Saturday: September 12, 2020 – Split to Krka to Zadar to Plitvice (Optional 2 Day National Parks)

Get ready to depart Split this morning on our Croatian meander to the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park! We’ll have two fantastic stops en route, beginning at stunning Krka National Park. Take in the scenery and have a refreshing swim under the waterfalls, and grab a bite to eat before our lunchtime departure to the historical centre of Dalmatia, Zadar. Explore the beautiful medieval architecture of the town and its cathedrals, see the infamous sea organ installation and hear the song of the tides, or simply relax in one of the many local cafes. We arrive in the majestic Plitvice Lakes National Park this evening and after check-in we have a delicious BBQ dinner! Then get excited for the big day tomorrow.

Day 9:  Sunday: September 13, 2020 – Plitvice to Split (OPTIONAL 2 day cruise)

Enjoy an early breakfast this morning, as we aim to beat the tourist crowds and explore the rich natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Traverse bridges alongside and over the crystal clear waters of the numerous travertine lakes, and see the various waterfalls ranging from a crash to a cascade. Spend the morning soaking up the sights and exploring before grabbing a delicious lakeside lunch. After our bellies are full we say goodbye to this picturesque location and board our coach to set a southerly course along the mesmerising Adriatic coastline. We arrive back in Split in around 6pm and get together for an optional farewell dinner! When booking your flights make sure they depart after 9pm.  If you end up catching a flight the next day make sure to book your extra night in Split.

Hotel accommodations is not included tonight.

Get ready for this once in a lifetime adventure!!!!