One Way Course from Dubrovnik to Split - Gulet Cruise

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1. On the first day which is Saturday, we start off from Dubrovnik to Šipan

Passengers will be received on board at 17 pm. A warm reception awaits you upon your arrival at the boat by the captain and crew. Once you have settled down in your cabins, you will be ushered with snacks and drinks as you journey to Šipan Island where you will pass the night as you enjoy dinner with people on board.

The Šipan Island is about 16 km2 in size, which is the biggest among the Elaphiti islands and has within it two big villages, Šipanska Luka and Sudurad. Currently you can only find 42 old summer residences. Previously, over 60 summer mansions were built on Šipan as at 14th century down to the 16th century. Notable among these mansions is the Skocibuha Castle belonging to the wealthiest traders from Šipan lineage, the Skocibuha family.

 

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2. On the second day which is Sunday, we continue from Šipan to Mljet

Right after breakfast on Sunday morning, we will cruise to one of the most gorgeous Adriatic islands – the Mljet Island. Here, there is opportunity for you to relax, swim and lie in the sun. Mljet has a beautiful landscape. It is known as a peaceful and quiet atmosphere among boat travellers as well.

Apart from the lovely vegetation, the two lakes in the park are the most attractive spot to behold. As a result of their very narrow waterways in connection with the sea, they are considered and actually called lakes i.e. the Small and Great Lake. The two lakes are bounded by thick Mediterranean vegetation. A small island can be found in of the lakes known as Melita (Mljet), alongside a 12th century Benedictine convent.

Transfer is prepared from the boat to the lakes while a small boat will sail to the Benedictine monastery. A visit to the national park Mljet will cost 90 kn for adults and 40 kn for students and youngsters in ticket price as it is not included in the travel price. We will tarry till the following morning at Mljet either in Polača or Pomena base on the weather situations where you can delight yourself with amazing gourmet.

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3. On the third day which is Monday, we shall continue from Mljet to Korčula

We will set sail to Korčula after taking breakfast on board. This is the hometown of a popular writer, traveller as well as an adventurer by the name of Marco Polo.

We will take a break to swim in a bay close to Korčula before getting to our final destination. The city of Korčula is located on the east end of the island. It’s a beautiful architectural example of a properly maintained, fortified primitive town. The ancient city of Korčula is enclosed by walls which were used to safeguard the city for hundreds of years.

You can spend some time to see the narrow streets of the town which are made in a fish bone shape to shield the city against tough winds while encouraging the passage of air flow in the course of the day time as well. You can enjoy the evening strolling through the gorgeous Dalmatian pearl or delight yourself in the delicacies available in different restaurants. 

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4. On the fourth Day which is Tuesday, we will set sail from Korčula to Hvar

As soon as you are up from sleep, our next destination will be the Hvar Island. Afternoon meal will be served on a beautiful pleasant island named Scedro, near Hvar, an exceptional lovely natural waterfront in the whole of the Adriatic seas. Scedro is a deserted isle with wild beauty located 2,700 m away from the cost, on the southern part of Zavala, a town on the island of Hvar. You can take a walk, swim and observe the beautiful scenery particularly on the western part (where you can see the charming Hvars high mountain ridge during sunset) as result of its deep and highly protected port. It was fully grown with woods for over hundreds of years. The pine woods on the east side are very beautiful. By 5 pm in the evening, we will stop by on Pakleni Islands also known as Hell Islands. These are group of little, marble islands about some hundred meters distance from the village of Hvar, which attracts its guests with its splendor and a clear view of the sea. “Pakleni” in the Croatian language denotes “from hell”.

The island name is derived from “paklina” which translate to pitch used to coat boats according to the Croatian language. As time passes by the word was changed from Paklinski Islands to Pakleni Islands. The islands are exceptional and it stood out among the natural beauty of the islands of Hvar. Whether afternoon or at evening time (base on your request), there will be a transfer by tender put together by the town of Hvar. You can discover Hvar for yourself to see the pretty town that has long and rich past. At summer period, Hvar has a colorful night life. To many, Hvar is the most charming posh center for those who love to party at night. On the other hand, for some folks, it is a town with complete ancient custom. You can take a walk to citadel, Spanjola, to see the wonderful side of the walls, churches, arsenal, monasteries, Venetian loggia and Venetian theatre.

5. On day five which is Wednesday, we will depart from Hvar to Vis

After eating breakfast, we will proceed to the island of Vis, the most distant island of the central Dalmatian archipelago. Vis Island is known for its distinctive splendor and surroundings as a result of many years of seclusion as a military island without any activity. There are abundant natural pebble beaches on Vis Island with crystal clear sea.

6. On day six which is Thursday

Our next point of call will be the island of Brac once breakfast has been served. As we journey along this route, we shall stop over for a bath and have something to eat for lunch on board. At sunset we will go further deep into the bay Milna, a small gorgeous Mediterranean village. Milna is the greatest natural harbour of Brač, bounded by lovely sandy and gravel bays as well as beaches (Pasika, Osibova, Lućice, and Maslinova).

7. On day seven which is Friday

Shortly after lunch, late in the afternoon, we will cruise to Split/Trogir. Base on your return flight, we can enjoy the last night on board on the island of Šolta, or in Split/Trogir. The ancient village of Split and Trogir are under the control of UNESCO.

8. On day eight which is Saturday

Breakfast will be served and final exit to the last point of call, Trogir/Split harbour. Check out will take place by 9 am. Tours in this direction:

  • Guided trip in Korčula will cost 100 Eur
  • Mljet National Park 1260 kn for 14 guests (90 per pax – 170 Eur)
  • Also it is possible to arrange for diving tours – 50 Euros per pax
  • All trips are paid for right on the spot to the local escorts.