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Croatia Cruise: Kvarner Islands


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    This premium cruise starts and finishes in elegant Opatija, taking you to the most beautiful islands and towns in the picturesque Kvarner bay set in north-west Croatia.

    Explore the best off-the-beaten-track destinations, taste excellent foods and stroll the narrow historic streets of Krk, Rab, Zadar and more.

    Take a picture next to the statue of a girl holding a seagull in Opatija and visit the Croatian Walk of Fame.

    Explore the historic Krk Town and relax at one of the cafes set by the seaside promenade.

    Swim in clean waters of Ilovik, Olib or Molat and stroll the Aromatic Garden on Lošinj Island, proud of its health tourism tradition, mild Mediterranean climate and interesting walking trails.

    Listen to the remarkable sea organ in Zadar and visit the Roman Forum situated in the very heart of this Ancient city.

    Spend your evenings meandering the cobbled streets of the best destinations in Kvarner Bay, tasting mouthwatering food and sipping excellent wine.


    Zagreb, Rijeka or Pula


    7 nights/8 days

    2020 Departures

    May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | June 6, 13, 20, 27 | July 5, 12, 19, 26 | August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | September 6, 13, 20, 27 | October 10, 17

    Price Includes

    • Return airport transfers (Zagreb, Rijeka or Pula airport)
    • 7-night cruise in premium cabin with en-suite bathroom
    • Buffet breakfasts, three-course lunches, captain’s dinner
    • One guided tour
    • Daily cabin service
    • Mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen
    • Luggage handling
    • Olive oil and wine tasting on board
    • Afternoon tea and coffee
    • A litre of water per person daily

    Price Excludes

    • Beverages and meals other than included (see above)
    • Gratuities or any other expense of personal nature
    • Visitor’s tax and port fees (to be paid on the spot) eur 40 per person per week


    • Travel pack delivery to your home address
    • 24/7 customer service


    Optional excursions are available to purchase on spot.

    Additional hotel stays, day trips and activities can be added to your itinerary before or after the cruise.

    Due to the specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian harbours, cruise ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore.

    In such cases, clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk.

    Crew assistance will be given to those requesting it.

    Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

    • Opatija Lungomare Promenade
    • Krk & Rab Islands
    • Zadar Old Town & Sea Organ
    • Lošinj & Cres Islands

    Croatia Cruise: Kvarner Islands Itinerary

    (cruising route is subject to change depending on weather conditions)

    Day 1OPATIJA – KRK ISLAND (Lunch)

    Welcome on board the ship!

    We depart at 13:00 with lunch on board.

    Those arriving late can join us in Krk.

    Krk is the largest Croatian Island (although sharing the title with Cres!), boasting wonderful nature and historic old towns.

    Enjoy a short swim stop on our way to Krk.

    Upon arrival, you’ll have time to explore the buzzing Krk Town with lively promenade and many bars and restaurants to choose from.

    Overnight in Krk Town.

    Day 2KRK ISLAND – RAB ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)

    After breakfast, we’ll continue towards the beautiful island of Rab (Arbe in Italian), where you’ll have a chance to join a guided tour of Rab Town.

    Explore the centuries-old walls, Romanesque churches, palaces and winding narrow streets.

    You shouldn’t miss out on the famous Rab cake.

    Overnight in town of Rab.

    Day 3RAB ISLAND – ZADAR (Breakfast, Lunch)

    Enjoy breakfast on board as we sail towards Zadar, our next destination.

    We’ll make a swim stop on the small island of Maun.

    Join the optional guided tour of Zadar upon arrival, boasting long history and rich culture.

    In the 1st century BC Zadar came under Roman rule and became a Roman colony.

    Today visitors can see the remains of the Roman forum set in the city centre.

    In the early Middle Ages, Zadar came under the Byzantine rule and became the centre of Byzantine administration over the province of Dalmatia.

    The symbol of Zadar is the curious 9th century church of St Donatus.

    With an unusual round layout, this church is one of the best examples of Pre-Romanesque architecture in Europe.

    Zadar is world-known for the remarkable sea organ and the “Greeting to the Sun” installation. Overnight in Zadar.

    Day 4ZADAR – MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB (Breakfast, Lunch, Captain’s dinner)

    In the morning we’ll leave Zadar and depart for Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours) set in the northern part of the Zadar archipelago.

    Enjoy absolute peace and quiet during your stay here.

    In the evening we’ll host the Capitain’s dinner on board the ship. Overnight on Molat/Olib.

    Day 5MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB – ILOVIK – LOŠINJ ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)

    After breakfast on board the ship, we will cruise towards Ilovik for a short swim stop in crystal clear waters.

    Our next destination will be Lošinj Island boasting beautiful nature, hidden coves and breathtaking sceneries.

    Enjoy your time in Lošinj, strolling down the seaside promenade or visiting the Aromatic Garden featuring rare herbs and plants.

    Overnight in Mali Lošinj.

    Day 6LOŠINJ ISLAND – CRES ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)

    Time for a morning swim on Lošinj before continuing towards Cres Island.

    Lošinj and Cres are separated only by a canal and connected by a bridge.

    This is a heaven for nature lovers, as Cres islands boasts beautiful scenery, secluded beaches and medieval village unspoiled by mass tourism.

    Spend the night in the harbour of Cres Town full of hidden squares and courtyards.

    Day 7CRES ISLAND – OPATIJA (Breakfast, Lunch)

    After breakfast, sail towards Opatija where our adventure started.

    Upon arrival, join a walking tour of Opatija.

    This is is the oldest tourist destination in Croatia, at least when it comes to organised tourism.

    It was the favourite summer destination among Austrian noble families and their guests.

    Stroll the historic Lungomare Promenade and enjoy scenic views over the Adriatic.

    Overnight in Opatija.

    Day 8OPATIJA (Breakfast)

    After breakfast say goodbye to the crew & disembark the ship.

    We’ll organise a transfer from your cruise ship to Rijeka, Pula or Zagreb Airport for you.

    Have a safe trip home!

    Want to add something to your holiday?
    (let us know when enquiring)
    • Wakeboarding & waterskiing from Krk – EUR 40 per person
    • Wine experience from Krk – EUR 30 per person
    • Rab Cake tasting from Rab – EUR 15 per person
    • Day trip to Venice from Opatija – EUR 80 per person
    • Day trip to Plitvice Lakes from Opatija – EUR 70 per person
    FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    What is the food like in Croatia?

    Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.

    Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.

    Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.

    In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.

    In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.

    If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.

    What are the beaches like in Croatia?

    Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.

    If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.

    These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.

    What is the currency in Croatia?

    Since January 2023, the Euro has been adopted as the official currency in Croatia. As of July 2023, 1 Croatian Euro is valued at approximately 0.86 Pound sterling.

    Is Croatia a member of the European Union?

    Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.

    Can my travel agent book restaurants for me while I'm on holiday?

    Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.

    Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.

    Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.

    Can I add extra activities to my itinerary after I've paid the deposit?

    Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.

    What if I need assistance while in Croatia or have further questions?

    Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.

    All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.


    A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.

    Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.

    Payment Methods

    We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.

    You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.

    Is it possible to pay the total price of my holiday in instalments?

    Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.

    What happens after I've paid the deposit?

    We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.

    Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).

    The pack will normally be sent to your home address.

    Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).

    Cancellation Policy

    Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.

    City Tax

    Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.

    This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.

    The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.

    The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.

    The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.

    Health Insurance & Travel Documents

    Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.

    If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.

    For more information, please see our Useful Links.

    We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.

    You can read our full terms and conditions here.

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