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. 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
The adventure begins as we depart Split harbour and set sail for Omis. Get acquainted with the vessel and your accommodations before enjoying a delicious lunch on board. 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 the imposing Fort Mirabella, which was once a defensive fortification come pirate hideaway. Her battlements make for incredible views and excellent photo opportunities. 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. Jump 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.
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. Relax on deck as the gorgeous Croatian scenery floats by, before arriving at the breathtaking waters of Zlatni Rat 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, 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 an olive oil and wine tasting as the sun sets over the Stari Grad plains.
Day 4: Stari Grad to Hvar
We take our leave of Stari Grad after breakfast and set sail for the port of Hvar. Enjoy a swim stop en route in the azure waters of the Pakleni Islands just opposite the mouth of Hvar harbour and a delectable on board lunch before deciding whether you’d like to spend the afternoon on the seas or on an orientation walk of glorious Hvar to see the largest city square in Dalmatia, the yacht Riva, the impressive fortress. Ensure you are well lubricated for the night ahead with our on board happy hour before venturing out at 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. Today we head for Hvar. Have a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands before lunch, then an orientation of Hvar and a delicious optional dinner in the Old Town. Enjoy the electrifying nightlife with a party at Kiva Bar and optional entrance to Carpe Diem beach.
Day 5: Hvar to Korcula
We make an early departure at 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 highlight 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
We have an early start this morning as we set a course for 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 its pristine lakes. We have lunch on board followed by our departure for 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 fantastic food and drink, not to mention good times, at the optional Captain’s BBQ.
Day 7: Sipan to Dubrovnik
This morning we hoist anchor and take our leave from Sipan. Enjoy your breakfast and relax on deck before diving back in and enjoying the refreshing waters on our swim stop. We have another great lunch on board before we arrive in stunning Dubrovnik after lunch, where we’ll then have an orientation walk to highlight all the sights to see in the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Check out the city walls or perhaps a Game of Thrones walking tour for any fans in the group. Make the most of happy hour and grab some dinner in the beautiful Old Town, and 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
We check out at 9am. Hope you had a great time!
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