Sailing Adventure from Dubrovnik to Split – 8 Days

Adventures Croatia will take you and your guests on a dreamlike journey through the gorgeous Adriatic Sea where you can discover secluded islands and beaches and wander through a paradise in majestic national parks. Whether you're looking for relaxed afternoons lazing on the deck of a yacht or time to indulge in the nightlife, this Croatian cruise aims to please.

8 Day Sailing Adventure from Dubrovnik to Split
Cabin Charter, Small Group Sailing, up to 8 passengers max
Available May – October

 

Embark in lovely Dubrovnik and discover charming villages as you sail from island to stunning island on a small yacht. The emphasis is on connecting with the country and culture and you’ll fall in love with this region’s beauty on hikes to castles and waterfalls. Toss in beach barbecues and snorkelling and you have an incredible and affordable island getaway. This is perfect for the active traveler and nature enthusiast to enjoy the beautiful scenery from the spacious decks of a 15m (50 ft) yacht with a speed of 7 knots guided by a professional skipper and Chief Experience Officer as you glide over azure blue waters. The sailing vessel is equipped with snorkeling equipment, a stocked pantry and five twin/double occupancy cabins for up to eight people with three bathrooms and four showers for your optimal comfort. Indulge in the pulsating night life in the clubs and savor delicious cuisine in the local restaurants wherever you dock. Begin in exquisite Dubrovnik and explore charming villages as you sail from one breathtaking island to another. Relish your day at each stop sunning, swimming and barbecuing and then explore ancient cobblestone streets as you take in the exhilarating history that has shaped this area into one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Revel in the stunning Mijet National Park with its bounty of waterfalls and lush scenery and finish in ethereal Split and the grandeur of the Diocletian’s Palace. All along the way, experienced professionals and expert guides will connect you with the country and culture for your optimum enjoyment. From beginning to end, Adventures Croatia invites you on a fantastical voyage into a truly wondrous land.

 

Day 1 – Dubrovnik/Adriatic Sea

Arrival day. Join the group at 2pm for a welcome meeting and safety briefing before beginning the sailing journey to Split at 3pm. Enjoy a nightcap with crew mates on the boat and get to know fellow passengers.

On the Croatia sailing trips, the skipper will offer to make a food kitty for small items, such as ice, water, coffee, tea, milk, snacks, drinks, and so on. The average amount suggested for the kitty is around EUR50 per person, per week.

Get into the thick of things swiftly aboard one of our cozy, sharp-looking yachts.

Sailing Welcome Meeting

Welcome aboard! Before setting sail meet the skipper and the rest of the group at a welcome meeting. Your skipper should be easy to spot at the skipper table.

Days 2 through 6  – Adriatic Sea

While travelling the Dalmatian coast by sailboat, discover secluded beaches perfect for a beach barbeque. Opt to hike through the national park in Mljet that inspired Odysseus for years or kayak through gorgeous inlets and explore the caves of Korčula. Enjoy the option to tour the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Dubrovnik and Hvar, which offer insight into Croatian culture and architecture. Explore the beaches of Brač as the tide comes in and shifts their shape. Then, arrive to Split and choose to discover ancient Roman ruins, including the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian.

Our 15m (50 ft) nimble yacht is the perfect platform to explore the gorgeous Adriatic islands. Flexibility is key to adapt to local weather conditions, and the skipper will modify the itinerary to our advantage while sailing. Possible stops include: Brač, Mljet, Ploče, Korčula, and Hvar.

Optional Activities:

Brac Island Excursion
Otok Brač

Head to Brač Island to explore its coastline and beaches, and play in crystal clear waters. Have a barbeque lunch on a deserted beach, visit local vineyards, or go for a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean Sea. Be sure to visit the island’s well-known Zlanti Rat beach, where the tides, currents, and wind are constantly shifting the shape of the beach.

Mljet Island Excursion
Mljet

Stay active on Mljet, well known for being a perfect place for hiking, biking, and swimming. Soak in the island’s stunning scenery and peaceful atmosphere. This lushly forested island is so seductive, it’s said that Odysseus came and stayed for seven years. Take a guided tour of the Mljet National Park, or bask in the green waters by the rocks.

Ploče Excursion
Ploče

Step ashore at this bustling port town on the Adriatic coast for some shopping, or laze at one of its many beautiful beaches. Take a walk along the splendid coastline, and catch up with your fellow travellers in the evening for dinner.

Korčula Island Excursion
Korčula

Sail to Marco Polo’s place of birth, Korčula, a typical medieval walled Dalmatian city and one of the Adriatic’s most lush green islands. Indulge yourself on this historic island and forget about the world around you. Discover the caves and secluded beaches that make this an attractive destination for exploration.

Hvar Island Excursion
Hvar

Head out to explore Hvar, a definite must-see and UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy some amazing beaches, nightlife, pop and classical music concerts, and festivals in the city that have inspired many Croatian writers and artists. This island truly has it all!

Day 7  – Adriatic Sea/Split

Weigh anchor early morning for the last passage to Split. Before crossing the Brač Channel, find a picturesque inlet to enjoy lunch before entering Split harbor. Enjoy the last night aboard, or join the rest of the group for dinner and drinks while reminiscing about the epic journey through the Adriatic Sea.

Free Time
Split  Evening

Explore the nightlife of one of the oldest cities in Croatia. Wander the city streets and marvel at the Roman walls, squares, and temples. Discover the neighbourhood of Varoš, one of the oldest parts of town, which boasts charming houses.

 

Day 8  – Split

Depart after breakfast.

 

Departure Day

Not ready to leave? We can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

 

 

What’s Included:
• Sailing aboard a 15m (50-ft.) sailing yacht (7 nights). Fully licensed skipper. Snorkeling equipment.
• Basic items on the boat will be covered by a food kitty of about 50EUR per person to be collected. (Allow approximately 140-245 EUR for meals ashore not included.)
• Our yachts are equipped with 5 twin/double occupancy cabins, 3 shared bathrooms, and 4 showers
• 15m (54-ft.) sailing yacht.
• Chief Experience Officer (CEO) skipper throughout.
• Small group experience; Max 8

More information about this adventure:

Solo Travellers

This trip is designed for shared accommodation and does not have a single supplement. Single travelers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip.

Accommodation

4 twin/double bed cabins, 3 shared bathrooms, 2 showers.

About Accommodation

A NOTE REGARDING SMALL SPACES ON SAILBOATS: Please note that the rooming for these boats is assigned upon arrival and neither particular cabins nor berths can be guaranteed. You will be sharing a bunk or double bed with your travel partner or one of your fellow passengers of the same sex and sharing the bathrooms onboard. Please be aware that as this is a real sailboat and not a cruise vessel and the space on board is tight. The sleeping quarters on sailboats are generally kept to a minimum size in order to maximize public space and performance. Some people are not comfortable with the type of close quarter arrangements typically found on sailboats, however if a real sailing experience on a real sailboat is what you are after, then this experience should more than make up for cramped quarters. Opportunities to sleep in open air on main deck are often available. Please note that the skipper may also be sharing the ship’s quarters and amenities with you.

What to Take

There is limited space on the yachts. We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack. A good size daypack is also essential. PLEASE NOTE: No hard suitcases are permitted.

Checklist

-Weather-appropriate clothing
•Light fleece top
•Light windproof/waterproof jacket
•Small towel and swimwear
•Towel for personal use (only one towel will be provided for the whole trip)
•Sun hat
•Sturdy walking shoes
-Shoes/sandals with light colored soles
•Flashlight
•Sport sandals
•Sunblock
•Sunglasses
•Toiletries (biodegradable)
•Watch or alarm clock
•Water bottle
•Pocketknife
•Money belt
-First-aid kit
-Rehydration powder
-Insect Repellent

Optional Items:
•Camera and film
•Reading/writing material
•Binoculars
•Cover for backpacks
•Biking gloves (if you wish to participate in sailing)

Documents:
•Passport (with photocopies)
•Travel insurance (with photocopies)
•Airline tickets (with photocopies)

 

 

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