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Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships)

Cruise Croatia stunning coastline all the way from Dubrovnik to Opatija. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring famous Croatian towns or having fun till morning hours.

Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour and departure transfer from Opatija port to Opatija hotel.
7 night cruise in deluxe superior air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom
Welcome reception & cocktail
Daily buffet breakfast
9 meals – 4 course lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary
A drink with lunch
A litre of water per person daily
Captain's dinner with live entertainment in Metković
Farewell dinner with live entertainment in Opatija
Barge excursion & visit of museum Narona in Metković
Wine tasting & light tapas lunch in Bibich winery
Maraschino liquor tasting in Zadar
Rab cake tasting in Rab
Abundant fresh fruit
Coffee and tea all day
Olive oil and wine tasting on board
Professional Tour manager
Krka National Park entrance fee
Guided walking tours of towns: Korčula, Split, Zadar, Rab &Opatija
Visitors' taxes & port fees
Luggage handling
Daily cabin service
Complimentary Wi-Fi on board.

25 May, 2019 to 01 June, 2019 Make a booking request for Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships), departing on 25 May, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck £ 1545 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
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Main/upper Deck £ 1869 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck) £ 1975 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
29 June, 2019 to 06 July, 2019 Make a booking request for Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships), departing on 29 June, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck £ 1545 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
Main/upper Deck £ 1869 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck) £ 1975 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
24 July, 2019 to 31 July, 2019 Make a booking request for Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships), departing on 24 July, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Deluxe Ship - Lower Deck Cabin £ 1425 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 square meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
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Deluxe Ship - Main Deck Cabin £ 1725 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 square meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
27 July, 2019 to 03 August, 2019 Make a booking request for Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships), departing on 27 July, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck £ 1545 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
Main/upper Deck £ 1869 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck) £ 1975 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
14 September, 2019 to 21 September, 2019 Make a booking request for Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships), departing on 14 September, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck £ 1649 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
Main/upper Deck £ 1979 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo
VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck) £ 2079 GBP pp
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.
view cabin photo

Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships) itinerary:

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Day 1 Saturday DUBROVNIK - SLANO

Departure from Dubrovnik harbor Gruž at 13:00h and cruise along the magnificent Dalmatian coast to the village Slano, situated north of Dubrovnik, where we overnight. In this former fishermen's village enjoy the peacefulness and harmony of nature.

Day 2 Sunday SLANO - KORČULA

Morning cruise towards Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer and adventurer Marco Polo. Before arriving to Korčula we visit the little town of Trstenik situated on Pelješac peninsula, famous for its wines and beautiful beaches. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korčula looks like a miniature Dubrovnik when approaching from the sea, and the city has more legends, tales and monuments than you will find anywhere else. Today, Korčula is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game - Moreška is performed. In the town of Korčula, enjoy a walk through the streets of the old town built in the shape of a fish bone, in many konobas, taverns, restaurants, cocktail bars or night-clubs located on the city walls. Overnight in port of Korčula.

Day 3 Monday KORČULA - SPLIT

From Korčula we continue our cruise to Split, the capital of the Dalmatian region and the second largest city in Croatia. Split is a city under UNESCO protection, and its historical richness and beauty does not belong only to people who live near its walls, but are offered for those who want to catch a piece of centuries-old beauty. Upon arrival, we recommend walking through the old city center, 1700 year old Diocletian's palace. Overnight in the port of Split.

Day 4 Tuesdey SPLIT - ŠIBENIK

This morning, we continue our cruise to the old Croatian town of Šibenik, situated almost at central part of the Croatian Adriatic coast. Abundance in historical and cultural monuments, and the most important being the Cathedral of St. James, listed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Overnight in the port of Šibenik.

Day 5 Wednesday ŠIBENIK - ZADAR

From Šibenik we continue cruising towards Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia, and the oldest university town in Croatia, well known for its rich historical heritage of world importance, visible at every step: the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a bow and a representative city gate from 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront. Overnight is in the port of Zadar.

Day 6 Thursday ZADAR - RAB ISLAND

Morning cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of the town, encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. If time allows, walk up Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in Rab town.

Day 7 Friday RAB ISLAND - OPATIJA

After breakfast we leave for Opatija. Experience magnificent views of the famous Opatija Riviera on route. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija, but on time to take a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends.

Day 8 Saturday OPATIJA

After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and your new friends with the hope of meeting again on one of the Katarina line ships.

Please Note:

Itineraries are subject to change.

Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships) reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Day 1 Saturday OPATIJA
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and your new friends with the hope of meeting again on one of the Katarina line ships.
Day 2 Friday RAB ISLAND - OPATIJA
After breakfast we leave for Opatija. Experience magnificent views of the famous Opatija Riviera on route. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija, but on time to take a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends.
Day 3 Thursday ZADAR - RAB ISLAND
Morning cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of the town, encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. If time allows, walk up Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in Rab town.
Day 4 Wednesday ŠIBENIK - ZADAR
From Šibenik we continue cruising towards Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia, and the oldest university town in Croatia, well known for its rich historical heritage of world importance, visible at every step: the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a bow and a representative city gate from 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront. Overnight is in the port of Zadar.
Day 5 Tuesdey SPLIT - ŠIBENIK
This morning, we continue our cruise to the old Croatian town of Šibenik, situated almost at central part of the Croatian Adriatic coast. Abundance in historical and cultural monuments, and the most important being the Cathedral of St. James, listed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Overnight in the port of Šibenik.
Day 6 Monday KORČULA - SPLIT
From Korčula we continue our cruise to Split, the capital of the Dalmatian region and the second largest city in Croatia. Split is a city under UNESCO protection, and its historical richness and beauty does not belong only to people who live near its walls, but are offered for those who want to catch a piece of centuries-old beauty. Upon arrival, we recommend walking through the old city center, 1700 year old Diocletian's palace. Overnight in the port of Split.
Day 7 Sunday SLANO - KORČULA
Morning cruise towards Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer and adventurer Marco Polo. Before arriving to Korčula we visit the little town of Trstenik situated on Pelješac peninsula, famous for its wines and beautiful beaches. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korčula looks like a miniature Dubrovnik when approaching from the sea, and the city has more legends, tales and monuments than you will find anywhere else. Today, Korčula is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game - Moreška is performed. In the town of Korčula, enjoy a walk through the streets of the old town built in the shape of a fish bone, in many konobas, taverns, restaurants, cocktail bars or night-clubs located on the city walls. Overnight in port of Korčula.
Day 8 Saturday DUBROVNIK - SLANO
Departure from Dubrovnik harbor Gruž at 13:00h and cruise along the magnificent Dalmatian coast to the village Slano, situated north of Dubrovnik, where we overnight. In this former fishermen's village enjoy the peacefulness and harmony of nature.
Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.
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Croatian Deluxe Superior Ships, the ship servicing Adriatic Explorer: Dubrovnik - Opatija (Deluxe Superior Ships)

Croatian Deluxe Superior Ships

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Lenght: from 47.2 meters to 50 meters

Passenger Capacity: 36 to 38

Built: 2013 to 2017

Deluxe superior is a new class of newer and larger vessels, the best vessels that exist on the Adriatic sea built with high quality materials of solid wood, glass, marble, stainless steel and similar. Minimum 47 meters in length, newly built or refurbished after 2016, with hot tubs and spacious, superbly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc. Included services: airport transfers, buffet breakfasts and four course lunches, drink with lunch, Captain's dinner with live music, dinner in a typical Croatian setting, sightseeings, English speaking tour manager, various entrance fees, various tastings, Visitors' tax & port fees, luggage handling, daily cabin service

Ave Maria

The MV Ave Maria (Everglow) sister ship of MV Infinity, is the new deluxe superior vessel with maiden voyage in 2018. With supreme technology, comfort, and latest trends in small ship construction, Ave Maria will offer the best possible Croatia cruise experience. Maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.

Adriatic Sun

MV Adriatic Sun is a new deluxe superior vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2018.  

Avangard 

The MV Avangard (Futura 2), sister ship of MV Futura, is the new deluxe vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2017. With supreme technology, comfort, and latest trends in small ship construction, Avangard will offer the best possible Croatia cruise experience. MV Avangard offers a maximum capacity of 36 passengers in 18 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Cabins built by up-to-date standards, fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, washbasin and hair dryer. A fully air-conditioned upper deck dining room can accommodate all passengers at once, yet offer a great degree of privacy for each guest. The restaurant includes the bar area with LCD TV, with a corner table for buffet breakfast. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors as a lounge area, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings. Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi), hot tub.

Black Swan

Black Swan is a luxury vessel 48,40 m long and 8,60 m wide with 38 beds in 18 modernly decorated cabins. Guests can choose between five cabins on upper deck with panoramic windows, five cabins on main deck with panoramic windows and eight spacious cabins in lower deck. Air conditioned cabins are air condition, with TV, ventilation, safety deposit box, SOS alarm, smoke detectors, emergency lights and audio system for announcements and light music. Nine cabins have twin/double bed possibility, four cabins are with double beds, three cabins with twin beds and two cabins are triples. A VIP cabin is located at the front of the main deck area. Additional cabin available on upper deck for the tour manager.

Futura 

The MV Futura is a 47m (156 ft) long, 9m (30 ft) wide luxury vessel, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. Built in 2013 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Futura offers maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Cabins built by up-to-date standards, fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. In addition each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin and hair dryer. Some cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area. A fully air-conditioned upper deck dining room can accommodate all passengers at once, yet offer a great degree of privacy for each guest. The restaurant includes bar area with LCD TV, with a corner table for buffet breakfast while each table has an easy-access chair. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors as a lounge area, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings. Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi). The kitchen is built up to the latest HACCP standards and the lounging sundeck has a total surface of 200m2 (2152 sq ft), partially offering sun-shade cover, providing deck-beds for all passengers and a Jacuzzi. The covered part of the upper deck is spacious enough to accommodate all passengers, tables, chairs with available public lavatory. The vessel has a rear access platform to the sea as well as ladders for easy access to the water. In addition, the vessel offers two outdoor showers and 3 deck lavatories.

Infinity 

The MV INFINITY is a 49m (161 ft) long, 8.8 m (28 ft) wide luxury vessel, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. Built in 2015 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. Maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Modern cabins, fully equipped with air condition, safe deposit box, fire alarm, emergency lights and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. In addition each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin and hair dryer. All cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area (except two main deck cabins that are connected to restaurant via deck). Spacious fully air-conditioned main deck dining room offering privacy for each guest including bar area with LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table and lounge area on the rear of the upper deck. Kitchen built up to the latest HACCP standards. Large sundeck that has a total surface of 250 m2 (2690 sq ft) with partial sun-shade cover of 70 m2 (753 sq ft) and comfortable deck-beds for all passengers all with easy access to Jacuzzi tub. The vessel has a rear platform to the sea with ladders for easy access into the water and offers two outdoor showers and two deck lavatories.

Maritimo 

Deluxe vessel MV Maritimo will have its maiden voyage in 2017. With 19 comfortable cabins, deck Jacuzzi and all modern amenities, Maritimo offers the supreme experience of Croatia small ship cruising.

Pictures shown below are from various ships in fleet, actual layout of cabins and ship may differ.

Please Note: the deckplan below is an example only (Avangard) and may vary from your ship.

• Swimming at secluded beaches

• Rab belltowers

• Zadar Sea Organs & Greeting To The Sun installation

• Cruising on river Krka & visit to Krka waterfalls

• Dioceltian's palace in Split

• Spectacular lunch cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
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