Family Adventure Cruise - South Dalmatia

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Visiting: Croatia

Boat & Bike

7 nights from £773 to £2016pp
Guiding Guided i
Level Easy i
Standard Superior, Deluxe i
Code CR009
Good For Coasts and Islands, Families, Luxury
Distance 25mi/40km !
Runs Jul - Aug
Departs Saturday
Fly to Split
Return from Split

Overview

What to expect

Enjoy the variety of this multi-activity family cruise and experience the olive-cloaked islands, historic towns and secluded beaches of South Dalmatia designed with children aged 5 to 13 in mind. Diverse days of sightseeing, walks, cycling and swimming from the boat mean you can exert as much or little energy as you like, sunbathing on deck as you cruise between islands or plunging into the sea at every opportunity.

 

  • Multi-activity family holiday including cycling, hiking, rafting and swimming
  • Secluded beaches and a dramatic river canyon
  • Gothic architecture and Roman palaces
  • Tailored to families with 5–13 year olds

The Trip

Route

Itinerary

  • Day 1 (Sat): Trogir – Šolta

    Meet the boat and group in Trogir (3 miles/5km from Split airport) - check in from 2.30pm and set off across the Adriatic Sea at 3pm, stopping for your first swim on the way to the Island of Solta. Spend your first night in a silent bay close to Šolta.

  • Day 2 (Sun): Islands of Hvar and Vis

    Cruise to Hvar and take a city tour of the main town to explore the Renaissance Square and late-Gothic palaces. Hike to the Spanish fortress to look back down on Hvar’s sophisticated streets and Dalmatia’s scattered islands. At midday cruise to the remote island of Vis – famous for its fishermen and winegrowers and enjoy an early afternoon swim followed by a guided walk through the town of Komiza. 

  • Day 3 (Mon): Korcula

    Arrive at the forested island of Korcula and cycle to its walled capital to admire Jacopo Tintoretto’s famous altarpiece at St Mark's Cathedral and visit Marco Polo’s alleged birthplace on a guided tour. Take your pick of vantage points to watch the sun set over the Adriatic before enjoying an evening in the lively old town.

  • Day 4 (Tue): Hvar

    Cruise to artistic Stari Grad on the north side of Hvar – one of Europe’s oldest towns. Enjoy a secluded swimming spot and lunch on board before cycling to the charming little harbour of Jelsa. Cruise to Brac. 

  • Day 5 (Wed): Hvar - Brac

    A morning of swimming and relaxing before cruising to Lovrecina. Take an afternoon walk (approx 1.5hrs) along the coast to the small vilage of Postira. 

  • Day 6 (Thu): Cetina Canyon - Omis - Split 8 Miles (12 km)

    Discover the striking port of Omiš, cut through by the Cetina River, surrounded by mountains and home to spectacular pirate castles. Go rafting down the Catina (optional) or cycle 8 miles / 12km along the river canyon. Cruise to the city of Split and stroll through the city on a guided walk.

  • Day 7 (Fri): Split - Trogir

    Stroll to the forest trails and jogging tracks of Marjan Hill for beautiful views of Split and the coastline. After lunch, take a final crossing takes you to Trogir to explore its UNESCO listed Old Town.

  • Day 8 (Sat): Disembark at Trogir

    Enjoy your final breakfast of the tour, before checking out by 9am and saying farewell to your crew and fellow passengers. 

    Please note: The captain reserves the right to make itinerary changes if required due to changes in weather or other conditions.

Accommodation

Princeza Diana

Launched in June 2011, the elegant Princeza Diana is a three-masted motor yacht of the deluxe category. 131 feet long and 28 feet wide, her beautiful lines ensure she turns heads wherever she goes and her sumptuous cabins and public areas do not disappoint once you step aboard. There are 16 air-conditioned guest cabins, accommodating between 2 and 4 people. All have private shower and wc plus hairdryer. A bathing platform is available at the stern, offering easy access to the sea. The saloon is a comfortable, relaxing place to sit and enjoy a drink with large windows to enjoy the scenery. Outside there is a covered seating area, a large comfortable sun deck and a bathing platform for easy access in to the sea. The on-board cook prepares all the meals using fresh, locally sourced produce and the food is tasty and plentiful. The Princeza Diana is well suited for e-bikes, with space to store the power sockets and battery stations.

  • Princeza Diana

  • By night

  • Sun Deck

  • Saloon

  • Princeza Diana

  • Rear Deck

  • External

  • Jacuzzi

  • Stern Deck

  • Double Cabin

  • Twin Cabin

  • Quadruple Cabin

San Snova

San Snova, Dream of Dreams, is a premium class wooden motor boat which was launched in the spring of 2009. She is 31m long, 8m wide and combines romantic seafaring with the highest standards. 11 spacious cabins are above deck (6 doubles and 5 triples) and 3 cabins (all triples) are below deck; all have air-conditioning and private shower and WC. The sun deck and stern are well equipped with mats and sun loungers.

  • San Snova

  • San Snova

  • Bow

  • Stern Deck

  • Saloon

  • Double Cabin

  • Triple Cabin

  • Deckplan

Dates & Prices

Please choose your boat, then click on a departure date for price options at a glance - 2018 dates on sale

Price includes

  • 7 nights accommodation aboard the ship of your choice
  • Board basis: 4 x full board and 3 x half board
  • English speaking tour guide on board and on bike
  • Maps and route information
  • Welcome meeting
  • Local contact number for assistance
  • Daily cabin cleaning

Price excludes

  • Flights and transfers
  • Bike hire
  • Cycle helmets
  • €20 per person visitors tax/port fees & €20 per person unlimited still bottled water, paid locally
  • Entrance fees to museums and churches and transport
  • Optional activities

Price reductions

  • 3rd & 4th person sharing cabin with 2 full paying guests - 50% (triple & quad cabin prices shown on calendar already includes reduction)
  • Children under 16 years old - 25% (child prices shown on calendar already includes reduction)

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Bike Hire & Extras

Bike hire

Pannier is included at no extra cost when you hire a bike

21 Gear Hybrid Bike
Bike hire
£42

21-gear hybrid bicycle

E-Bike
E-bike hire
£126

9-gear Cube Cross Hybrid Pro Allroad 500 (28") 

21 Gear Kids Hybrid Bike
Child bike hire
£42
Family Trailer Bike
Tag-along hire
£21
Child Seat
Child bike seat hire
£21

Extras

You can add these when you price your trip

Airport transfers

To Split on embarkation day
£16pp
From Split on disembarkation day
£16pp

Extra nights

Trogir 3* hotel (2 sharing, bed & breakfast)
£53pp
Trogir 3* hotel (single room, bed & breakfast)
£84pp

How to Get There

Getting there

Fly to Split

Split airport is approx. 6 km / 4 miles from Trogir. The harbour can easily be reached by taxi (ca. 20 Euro per way).

Getting back

Split airport is approx. 6 km / 4 miles from Trogir. The airport can easily be reached by taxi (ca. 20 Euro per way).

Fly from Split

News, Reviews & FAQs

FAQs

Simply click on a question to reveal the answers

Can I stay on the boat during the day and not cycle?

Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling. 

What is the average temperature on this tour?

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Can the boat cater for special dietary requirements?

Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement. 

How much space will I have in my cabin?

There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.

Customer reviews

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out of 5

We found this holiday to be far more relaxing than we were expecting. Whilst we thoroughly enjoyed it, on purchasing the holiday we were anticipating to be a lot more active. Instead, much of each day was spent sailing. Only a couple of hours each day was spent on activities such as hikes or bike rides. However, there was something for each of us in the family. The children definitely enjoyed themselves, and will have formed lots of happy memories.

Katie Rampton, UK, August 2017
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We had an amazing time on the Princeza Diana. The ship was beautiful, the crew friendly and hard working, the guides fantastic with their enthusiasm and fun. I would definitely rate it as a 5 star, we still think it's the best holiday we have ever been on, we all loved it.

Clare Cobbett, August 2014

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