CRUISE

CRUISE | ZADAR – OPATIJA CRUISE

ZADAR - OPATIJA CRUISE


For this trip all you will need is a few T-shirts and a swimming costume to spend 3 unforgettable days sailing on the northern Adriatic Sea from one island to another. Relax and let the captain and his crew (especially the cook) take care of you. During the day you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, and explore the underworld of the Adriatic Sea. The evenings you have free to find a good restaurant or discover old churches or other historical monuments…

 

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Highlights: Swimming in secluded beaches, Zadar Sea Organs, Losinj scent garden

Route: Zadar – Molat or Olib – (Ilovik) Losinj – Cres – Opatija

Guaranteed departure from ZADAR

Itinerary

 

1. day, Monday | ZADAR

Check-in at Zadar port after 17:00h. Free time or optional sightseeing of Zadar (starting around 17:30h near the ship, included in A+ category), rich in monumental heritage of world importance visible on every step. Here you can see The Roman forum dated to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dated to the 9th century AD – the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates from the 16th century AD, and numerous palaces, villas. The town is full of great restaurants packed in the centre. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organs, one of a kind in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight on board.


2. day, Tuesday |  ZADAR – MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB

Early departure for Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours). Both islands are situated in the northern part of Zadar’s archipelago where one can enjoy peace and serenity. Captain’s dinner party on board and overnight.

3. day, Wednesday | RAB ISLAND – ZADAR

After breakfast and morning swim, cruise towards Ilovik, the island of flowers for a short stop before departing for Losinj island, one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic due to the abundance of pine trees and clear waters. Mali Losinj is known as the “sunshine island”. On arrival take a walk along the harbour or walk up to the Losinj Aromatic Garden or simply visit nearby, picturesque, town of Veli Losinj. Overnight in Mali Losinj.

4. day, Thursday | ZADAR

After a morning swim leave for Cres island, a long and narrow island covered with oak, beech and pine forests as well as vineyards and olive tree plantations. Cres and Mali Losinj used to be one island but a channel dug by the Romans separated them. Spend the night in the harbour of this typical medieval town Cres.

5. day, Friday | ZADAR – MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB

After breakfast we leave for Opatija. On route we can experience the spectacular views of famous Opatija Riviera. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija for 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 your 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.

6. day, Saturday | RAB ISLAND – ZADAR

After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and hope to see you again aboard with us.

 

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:

PLITVICE LAKES (EUR 64.- per person)

Visit the famous Plitvice Lakes, sixteen turquoise coloured lakes with crystal clear water connected by magnificent waterfalls. Pure nature, mountain forests and fresh air. One of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia, and a UNESCO site. A full day tour, starting early in the morning and returning just in time for dinner. One-day tour begins in the early morning hours (7:30 am) while the return is scheduled in the evening (approx. 7:00 pm, includes coach transfer, guide, entrance to the park with boat and train ride in the park); comfortable shoes recommended.

VENICE (EUR 74.- per person) Visit Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world. Take a walk along picturesque bridges and a gondola ride or just sip a Bellini cocktail at St. Marks square. Depart from Opatija in the early morning (06:00 am and transfer to Rovinj or Poreč for a 3 hour ship transfer to Venice. Guided sightseeing tour of Venice. Afternoon return by ship  to Rovinj or Porec followed by coach transfer to Opatija; includes bus and boat ride, guided sightseeing; passport required.

4-WHEEL DRIVE ADVENTURE ON ISLAND CRES AND TO UČKA MOUNTAIN (Price on request) To enjoy magnificent views of islands Krk and Cres – additional information on request

Optional sightseeing in following towns (min 10 pax required): Opatija, Zadar – EUR 10. – per person per tour; A+ ships have Zadar tour included in the price.

CABIN TYPE DESCRIPTIONS:

A + CATEGORY: air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins (with double or twin beds) on newly built ships (price includes Captain’s dinner and sightseeing of Zadar, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen).
A CATEGORY: air-conditioned salon, traditional wooden ships, cabins with private shower/toilet (3rd bed possible on request), mostly bunk beds.

ALL DECK CABINS ARE SITUATED ON MAIN AND TOP DECK! Under deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.

 

REDUCTIONS & SUPPLEMENTS:

– adult on 3rd bed in a triple cabin  – 30%

– children under 10 years  – 50%

– single use of cabin +50% (except season A, in other seasons avoid by sharing – limited number of single cabins without supplement available)

 

PACKAGE PRICE FROM: 304 € per person in double/twin cabin

OBLIGATORY SUPPLEMENT:

– visitor’s tax & port fees are not included (to be paid on the spot) EUR 11.- per person per week

PRICE INCLUDES:

– 5 night cruise with half board service (breakfast & 3 course lunch), 1 L of water daily.

A+ category ships include extra: 1 Captain’s dinner and guided tour of Zadar, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen.

Guaranteed departures from Zadar harbour Saturdays at 13.00 h (check in from 11.00 till 12:00h).

OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTS:

Full Board supplement:

EUR 83.- per person/cruise, min.10 pax required.

Drink supplement:

EUR 18.- per person/cruise  – incl. choice of 1 drink – glass of wine, 1 beer or 1 soft drink with lunch

English Breakfast supplement:

EUR 29.- per person/cruise  – incl. 2 eggs, bacon, tomato and mushrooms, or fruit & yoghurt, or similar (regular continental breakfast included in price of the cruise includes: coffee, tea, milk, glass of juice, cereal, bread, a variety of spreads – butter, honey, jam, soft cheese; daily additions such as ham and cheese or boiled eggs, frankfurters, salami etc.) – hot & cold breakfast included on A+ ships

Wedding renewal package:

EUR 100,-  per couple – includes renewal ceremony performed by the captain, certificate, champagne, gift

Extra towels:

On A & A+ category ships the guests will be provided with two towels for personal use per week. Extra towels can be rented for EUR 3.- & beach towels EUR 5.- per cruise/towel. Katarina Line beach towel can be purchased on arrival for EUR 10.-

Daily cabin cleaning:

EUR 11.- per person/cruise  – included in the price for A+ vessels – not provided on A and B category ships but can be ordered in advance

Parking:

Possible  from  EUR 10.- daily

Airport transfers:

various airport possibilities (Rijeka, Pula, Zagreb, Trieste, Ljubljana, Venice) – price on request; FREE OF CHARGE local transfers for KL1 route (from Opatija hotels to Opatija port)

Pre/post cruise accommodation:

Available on request – private accommodation, villas, hotels…

Ferry Tickets:

Cabins, seats or deck, available for coastal & international ferry connections

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