Deluxe Dubrovnik to Split Cruise - Balkan Escape

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Deluxe Cruise - Dubrovnik to Split

Spend 7 nights exploring Croatia’s highlights in style, on this one-way deluxe cruise from Dubrovnik to Split. 

Spend your mornings on the spacious decks and swimming in the crystal sea. Afternoons include guided tours and exploring the towns and islands Croatia is famous for. You’ll start in Dubrovnik with a tour of the Old Town and ride up the cable car, followed by a welcome cocktail party. You’ll then head to Ston, famous for its medieval wall and oyster farms. Mljet National Park is next on the agenda followed by the historic town of Korcula, the birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. The spectacular Blue Caves and wine tasting on Vis Island follows, then continues to the chic island of Hvar, the famous Zlatni Rat beach at Bol and ends in the protected Roman city of Split.


Your cruise at a glance



Ideal for:

Exploring Croatia’s hotspots in style and includes numerous excursions




See "Itinerary" below for details of meals provided



Departure Dates:

Wednesday and Saturday departures between 08/05/2021 and 16/10/2021




Fly to Dubrovnik. Fly back from Split


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The Ship


There are two categories of ship for this cruise; Deluxe and Deluxe Superior


Deluxe ships are modern and state of the art ships 42 to 47 meters in length. Spacious sun deck includes a hot tub and sun beds to enjoy wonderful Adriatic scenery. 
Deluxe Superior ships are 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, 
Cabins: Deluxe vessels feature spacious, lavishly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. Cabins are 12 to 15 m2 in size depending on the vessel.
There are threetypes of cabin; upper/ on deck, lower deck and VIP (Deluxe Superior only). On Deck Cabins can be situated on the main deck (deck on which you step on as you embark the ship) and on upper deck (deck on top of the main deck). Cabins on lower deck are in the hull of the ship. VIP cabins are also on the upper/on deck level but also include a private balcony.


What's Included:

Airport Transfers & Luggage Handling

Excursions with tour manager including Dubrovnik Guided Tour, Dubrovnik Cable Car, Sightseeing in Hvar, Korcula and Split, Ston (including oyster farm visit and tasting, wine tasting in Vis and entrance to Mljet National Park

Welcome cocktail party

One Captain's dinner with live music

Choice of 1 drink with lunch or dinner

Free wi-fi on board

Daily cabin service

All visitor fees and taxes



Please Note: these are typical images for this category of ship, actual exterior and interior may vary



Key: (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (T) = Tasting Session, (CD) = Captain's Dinner

Day 1 - Dubrovnik

Check in from 2pm. After settling in, you’ll be transferred to the city gates where a guided tour awaits of this historic and charming old town. You’ll then whisk up Mount Srd by cable car to experience truly spectacular views of the city and its neighbouring islands. After the tour, return to the ship for a welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board which includes dinner. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (D)

Day 2 - Dubrovnik - Slano/Ston

Your morning departure starts with a cruise around Dubrovnik’s City Walls allowing you to appreciate the true beauty from every perspective. Then you’ll head to one of the nearby Elaphiti Islands for a swim stop, before reaching the fishermen’s village of Slano located on the mainland. This is the starting point for your excursion to Ston, which begins with exploring the medieval ramparts then a visit to an oyster farm followed by a tasting session. Return transfer to ship, Captain`s dinner on board and overnight. (B, L, T, CD)

Day 3 - Slano - Mljet

The next morning you’ll head to the island of Mljet. Join your tour manager with a guided tour of this famous national park made famous for its salt lakes. You’ll head by boat to the isle of St Mary, visiting the Benedictine monastery, ancient abbey and 12th century church. Alternatively you can choose to spend your time at leisure and explore the national park by rented kayak or bicycle. Dinner is on board and overnight in the port of Polace or Pomena. (B, L, D)

Day 4 - Mljet - Korcula

The day beings with an early morning departure from Mljet to Korcula. En route you’ll stop for lunch in a secluded bay. Famous for being Marco Polo’s birthplace, Korcula oozes in history and on arrival a guided tour of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean awaits. By evening you’ll be free to experience fantastic Dalmatian cuisine in one of the many restaurants Korcula has to offer. Overnight in Korcula. (B, L)

Day 5 - Korcula - Vis

In the morning you’ll depart for the island of Vis, Croatia’s furthest inhabited island from the mainland. Once a Yugoslav navy base and off limits to the public, Vis has flourished and exudes a certain special charm. Home to a number of famous wineries, you’ll be treated to a tasting session. You’ll then have time at leisure for more exploring with sights including the city museum and dinner in one of the numerous restaurants. Overnight in the port of Vis. (B, L, T)

Day 6 - Vis - Blue Cave - Hvar

An early morning departure continues to the island of Bisevo to visit the magnificent Blue Cave. As the weather can be unpredictable the possibility of your visit does depend on the conditions. You’ll continue to the beautiful island of Hvar, the sunniest in Croatia. Known for its lavender fields, breath-taking scenery and chic lifestyle, you’ll first be given a guided tour including the Renaissance cathedral and fort. You’ll have leisure time in the evening for dinner. (B,L)

Day 7 - Hvar - Bol - Split

A morning departure from Hvar heads to Brac island where swimming awaits at the famous Zlatni Rat beach in the town of Bol. Continue to Split where a guided city tour upon arrival awaits. Famous for its UNESCO heritage protection, the Roman emperor Diocletian gives his names to the famous palace containing a wealth of history and culture. After the tour, return to the ship for the farewell captain’s dinner which includes live entertainment. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

Day 8 - Split

After breakfast, it’s time to depart from what we hope has been a fascinating and enjoyable cruise. Check out by 9am. (B)

2021 Pricing


Price is per person and based upon two people sharing a cabin. Price includes airport transfers and excursions listed within the itinerary. Flights are at an additional fee. 
Check in from 2pm at Dubrovnik's Gruz Port
Ship Type Cabin Type Oct 9, 16; May 22, 29;
Jun 5;
Aug 7, 14;

Jun 12;
Jul 10, 14, 17, 24, 28, 31;
Sep 25;

Jun 19, 26, 30;
Jul 3;
Aug 21, 25, 28;
Sep 4;
Deluxe Lower Deck £1,239 N/A £1,429 £1,619
Upper/Main Deck N/A N/A £1,719 £1,909
Deluxe Superior Lower Deck £1,339 £1,429 £1,529 £1,719
Upper/Main Deck N/A £1,719 £1,819 £1,999
VIP Cabin £1,809 £1,909 £1,999 £2,199
You may also be interested in the Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik Cruise (the same cruise but in reverse), departing on the same dates

Frequently Asked Questions


For all information from what you can expect on board to the ship rules, see our Frequently Asked Questions section here



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