Explore a select few of the Dalmatian coast's 1,185 dazzling islands. Experience the secluded bays, banging parties and brilliant vistas.
The most bling way to arrive on a beach, the yummiest location for a seafood feast, and the wildest place for outrageous pirate parties: some things are better on boats and nowhere is this more clear-cut than in Croatia! The transparent turquoise waters look divine from your deck, venturing back from a rave in a cave is more satisfying when you’re looking for your mast, and the maritime views from Dubrovnik's fortress are magnificent when you’ve had the wind in your sails. Be the captain of your cruise through Croatia, and rock the boat on this Croatia sailing trip.
We spend 8 days exploring Croatia. We visit Split, Dubrovnik, Omis, Makarska, Stari Grad , Hvar, Korcula, Sipan, Mljet.
What Is Included...
Your fantastic Busabout crew
7 nights’ accommodation
7 breakfasts, 7 lunches
Boat captain and crew
All Orientation walks
Bedding on boats
1 litre of drinking water per day
Plus all highlights
Trip starts at 1:00pm at Split Harbour, Split
Trip ends at 9:00am at Gruz Harbour, Dubrovnik
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8 Day Itinerary
Day 1: Split to Omis
We hope your friends back home are ready to get jealous over your Instagram feed, because your adventure is about to begin! We depart Split harbour and set sail for beautiful Omis. Get settled into the vessel and your accommodations before enjoying a delicious lunch on board with your group. Relax and enjoy the sun before your first swim stop in the refreshing waters in Pucisca. We arrive into Omis in the late afternoon, where we’ve got an orientation walk of the town! You’ll get to explore Fort Mirabella, which was once a defensive fortification and pirate hideaway. Her battlements make for incredible views, and excellent photo ops. Get the drinks in during Happy Hour, and afterwards we hope you’ll join us for some fantastic food, drink, and good times at the optional Captain’s BBQ.
Day 2: Omis to Makarska
We hoist anchor and depart Omis early this morning so kick back and enjoy the view as we make our way towards Makarska. Dive in and enjoy another refreshing swim stop before lunch on board. We reach our destination after lunch and have all afternoon to see the sights of this amazing location at the base of the Biokovo mountains. Check out the Riviera, get a massage, do a spot of shopping or just relax in one of the many cafes or bars. Tonight we grab a bite in the Old Town and harness the power to rave in a cave until the small hours. This will be a night you won’t forget!
Day 3: Makarska to Stari Grad
We set a course for the northern coast of Hvar on our meandering journey to the ancient settlement of Stari Grad. Kick back and relax on deck as the gorgeous Croatian scenery floats by, before arriving at the breathtaking waters of Zlatni Rat. Jump in for a swim stop in these picture-perfect surrounds! Have a tasty lunch on board as we traverse the seas to make our afternoon arrival at historic Stari Grad, where the Old Town certainly lives up to its name with a heritage back to 384 BC. Join us for an optional excursion as we make our way to a local wine farm to enjoy a traditional pot of Dalmatian peka for dinner, followed by olive oil and wine tasting as the sun sets over the Stari Grad plains. Living the dream, right?
Day 4: Stari Grad to Hvar
We take our leave of Stari Grad after breakfast and set sail for the port of Hvar. Hop back in the azure waters of the Pakleni Islands for a swim, and get yourself feeling fresh. Then it’s time to chow down on a delectable onboard lunch before deciding how to spend your afternoon. Either relax on the seas and soak up the sun, or go on an orientation walk of glorious Hvar to see the largest city square in Dalmatia, the yacht Riva, and the impressive fortress! Decisions, decisions. Just ensure you’re well lubricated for the night ahead with our onboard Happy Hour before venturing out for a few too many Tequila Boom Booms at the atmospheric Kiva bar. Tonight we offer optional entrance to the Carpe Diem beach party to dance your night away to the entrancing deep house beats.
Day 5: Hvar to Korcula
Rest that head of yours as we make an early departure this morning, on our day-long cruise to the charming island of Korcula. We spend the better part of the day relaxing on the deck and enjoying the view as we make our way south with an on board lunch and two refreshing swim stops. We arrive in the coastal paradise of Korcula, famous as the historic home of Venetian traveller Marco Polo, in the afternoon and have an orientation walk to stretch our legs and check out the sights. Grab a bite to eat in the Old Town before joining us back on the boat for another well deserved Happy Hour. Enjoy the sunset from a medieval tower as you enjoy a sundown cocktail, or join us for an optional clubbing excursion to the dancefloors of the Boogie Jungle to go wild until the early morning.
Day 6: Korcula to Mljet to Sipan
As the sun rises over the sea we sail on towards Sipan. Enjoy breakfast on our short journey, before our arrival at the gorgeous National Park of Mljet. Take in the sights with an optional bike and boat hire or simply explore this natural beauty on foot and take a dip in the pristine lakes. We have a tasty lunch on board, then we’ll make our way to the large yet sparsely populated Sipan. Enjoy a swim en route as we cruise into the quiet waters in the early evening. Tonight we hope you’ll join us for some epic food and drink, not to mention good times, at the optional Captain’s Dinner. Let’s get the party started!
Day 7: Sipan to Dubrovnik
This morning we hoist anchor and take our leave from Sipan. Enjoy your breakfast in the sea breeze and relax on deck, before diving back into the refreshing waters on our swim stop. Have another great lunch on board with your new mates before we arrive in stunning Dubrovnik after lunch. Here we’ll have an orientation walk to highlight all the sights to see in the Pearl of the Adriatic. Check out the city walls, then perhaps embark on a Game of Thrones walking tour if there are any fans in the group. Make the most of happy hour and grab some dinner in the beautiful Old Town. Then the time has come to share a few final drinks on our last night, as all roads lead to Revelin Club to party inside a 15th Century fortress!
Day 8: Dubrovnic
The tours ends after breakfast. Hope you had a great time!
Frequently Asked Questions about the Croatia One Way Split to Dubrovnik
Tour starts from:
Split Harbour, Split at 1:00pm
Tour ends in:
Gruz Harbour, Dubrovnik at 9:00am
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Twin cabin shared.
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Boat and bike hire Mljet National Park
- Captains BBQ
- Dubrovnik’s city wall walk
- Cocktails in a medieval tower
- Peka dinner and wine tasting
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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