An unusual and highly inclusive cruise to some of the National Parks and quieter islands as we well as a visit to wonderful Hvar. We have overnight stays are Sibenik(Skradin) – Zadar – Telascica bay (on anchor) – Primosten – Hvar – Vis – Sibenik and visits to both Krka and Kornati National Parks.

We cruise in the mornings, usually stopping for a swim en route, and arriving at our destinations in the afternoon, leaving plenty of time to explore on shore. You are free to explore the restaurants and cafes ashore on four nights, and we include a farmstead dinner on Hvar Island.

Important note on arrival and departure transfers
They are included in the price of the cruise as with our other cruises, both from Split Airport and Split local hotels and, while the ship sails out of Sibenik at 4 PM to head for Skradin, since Skradin is close to Sibenik and also on the mainland transfers for arrivals after 4 PM on Saturday will be taken to Skradin instead.

We reserve the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are
not provided according to the previously agreed terms and conditions with the supplier.

*All itineraries and cruise vessels are subject to change without notice. In case of bad weather
conditions or any other unforeseen circumstances, the captain reserves the right to change the
itinerary for the comfort and safety of the passengers

Highlights


Krka and Kornati National Parks
Sibenik and Zadar
Swimming and exploring the towns

Transfer from Split Airport to Sibenik Harbour where you will be welcomed by our cruise representative. Check-in starts from 13:00h and we depart around 16:00h for Skradin, the medieval town where the sea and river become one. Cruising down the Krka river canyon, discover its raw beauty and see why it hosts one of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia. Skradin is a romantic Dalmatian town with narrow paved stone streets and passages that will make you enjoy every step you take there. The Welcome Dinner will be served in the evening aboard the ship and your cruise manager will introduce you to the entire crew. For late arrivals, the airport transfer can be organized directly to Skradin to join the ship there. Overnight in Skradin
Early in the morning, we set sail for Zadar, one of the oldest inhabited towns in the region and the historic capital of Dalmatia since Roman times. This is a town that does not mind exploring new art forms and ideas to enrich its extraordinary setting and complement its grand physique. Zadar is both a peaceful community and a dynamic modern center that greets everyone with open arms and leaves a lasting mark on every enamored visitor. You'll have time for a swim stop along the way and lunch served on board as we sail towards Zadar. After arrival in the late afternoon, join us for a walking tour of Zadar’s historical center and admire the old walls and Port Gate, Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, and the unavoidable Sea Organ. Overnight in Zadar
Early in the morning we set sail to National Park Kornati and the Telascica Bay located in the central part of the eastern Adriatic Sea, and on the south-eastern part of the island of Dugi Otok. Swim stop along the way and lunch served while sailing. Known for its extreme beauty, richness in flora and fauna and importance in preservation efforts, this bay surrounded by 13 islands and islets, together with 6 islets inside the bay itself, it was proclaimed a protected Nature Park in 1988 because of its valuable flora and fauna, geological and geomorphological phenomena, versatile sea life, and interesting archaeological heritage that you are sure to appreciate. This evening you are invited to the Captain's Dinner on board the ship. Overnight on anchor in the Telascica Bay.
This morning we will sail south through the Kornati National Park, leaving beautiful Telascica behind and sailing towards Primosten, a small town located between Sibenik and Split. A morning swim stop on the way and lunch served on board as we sail. Upon arrival you will have free time to explore this small and picturesque town and its old town and enjoy one of its beautiful sunsets. Overnight in Primosten.
Early in the morning we set sail to Hvar, the longest island in Croatia, the sunniest in all Europe (2724 sunny hours each year) and undeniably among the most beautiful islands in the world. There will be a swim stop along the way and lunch served during sailing. Upon arrival join the guided tour of Hvar and learn why this amazing town is a must-see on the historical map of Croatia. Later in the afternoon we will visit the UNESCO protected Stari Grad Plain, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful sunset and the traditional local products of the Hora farmstead and a tasty “peka” dinner, surrounded by olive groves and fields of lavender. Later in the evening you will have free time to explore the beautiful town of Hvar. Overnight in Hvar.
In the morning, before breakfast, we sail towards Bisevo and the unique natural phenomenon that is the Blue Cave. The Blue Cave is a wonder of the Adriatic Sea and the most attractive sight of the island of Vis, and you will get to see for yourself why so many people visit it each year. After the visit to the Blue Cave*, before lunch on board, you will have time to enjoy a swim stop. Upon arrival to the island of Vis proper, we will have Military tour of island of Vis. Discover the amazing history of so called "Key of the Adriatic". We will walk through the now abandoned underground military installation with its miles of tunnels and emplacements dug into the living rock, visit highest peak of the Island- mountain Hum and climb to Tito's cave. Incredible view from the highest peak on the middle dalmatian islands, smell of aromatic herbs, history secrets and walking through underground tunnels will be quite an experience. Be prepared to be active and wear good shoes. When we will walk through the underground tunnels you will be offered helmets and flashlights. Overnight in Vis. *Please note that the Blue Cave is only accessible with small boats through an entrance just 1.5m high so it is unfortunately easily made inaccessible by even slightly choppy seas.
This morning we will leave Vis behind and sail towards Sibenik. On our way we will make a short swim stop to enjoy the Sibenik archipelago. Upon arrival to Sibenik, your bus will be waiting for you to take you to visit Krka National Park, one of Croatia’s most famous national parks. The top attractions of the park are its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk falls which are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. A boat trip through the park is a great way to explore and enjoy beautiful waterfall in a green environment. After this amazing experience we will go back to Sibenik, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage and upon arrival we’ll have a guided tour of the old town so you can get acquainted with it all. Your night is free to explore the city by yourself. Overnight in Sibenik.
After breakfast, it will be time to check out and enjoy your complementary transfer to the airport. We hope to see you soon on board again. You must vacate your cabin by 9 AM but note that if your departure transfer is later than this you can leave your luggage safely onboard until it’s time for your transfer. Legend WD — Welcome Dinner B — Breakfast L — Lunch D — Dinner CD — Captain’s Dinner

Lower deck cabins

€2,390 EUR pp
Lower deck cabins
8 cabins on standard deck with 2 portholes (twin or double cabin configuration, some with extra bed) Modern non-smoking double or twin cabins are fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, Wi-Fi, Sat TV, fire alarm, smoke detectors, Shower, WC and bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, lifejackets, luggage space under the bed, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet with Portholes.

Main deck cabin

€2,590 EUR pp
Main deck cabin
10 cabins on main deck with windows (twin or double cabin configuration, some with extra bed) - Cabin sizes: 14-16 m2 Modern non-smoking double or twin cabins are fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, Wi-Fi, Sat TV, fire alarm, smoke detectors, Shower, WC and bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, lifejackets, luggage space under the bed, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet with window.

Additional charges:

Port fees: 40 EUR pp

Swallow

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 49

Passenger Capacity: 36

Built: 2019

Made to satisfy your refined cruise expectations, this luxury vessel features many state-of-the-art amenities. Its newest navigation and safety systems, modern and fully equipped comfortable air-conditioned cabins with private facilities and Wi-Fi, extra large restaurant with bar, VIP saloon with lounge area, a spacious sun deck with elegant rooftop Jacuzzi, swimming platform, along with other fine details, guarantee a perfect cruise in Croatia!

SMALL AND POWERFUL: JUST LIKE A PRIVATE YACHT

Our small cruise ships are designed as small yet powerful luxury yachts. They will take you where the bigger vessels cannot go, navigating through the narrow waterways into the very hearts of bustling Dalmatian cities, anchoring in hidden Adriatic bays, docking in small Croatian island ports. If you choose to cruise with us, you don’t have to worry about those time-wasting disembarkations. M/S SWALLOW will unlock the treasures of Croatian coast and islands for you. All of the attractions will are at your hand’s reach, just as if you were cruising aboard your own private yacht!

TOTALLY CROATIAN

We are very proud of a fact that all of the small cruise ships are designed and constructed in Croatia. Moreover, they are family-run, following the centuries-old tradition. All of our ships boast all-Croatian crews and captains who descend from the generations of seafarers. These are people who know and love the Croatian coast and sea. Moreover, they will do their very best to accommodate your wishes and make your Croatian cruise totally enjoyable.

PUBLIC AREAS

M/S Sea Swallow is 49 m long and 8.6 m wide luxury yacht-like ship that will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable and safe cruise along the Croatian Coast.

Built for the cruise season 2019, M/S Sea Swallow boasts the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, guaranteeing an intimate cruise for all the guests.

Closed Circuit Video surveillance, complete navigation equipment, fire alarm, smoke detectors, life rafts and tenders are there for your personal safety.

Public areas include an extra-large fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the upper deck with separate bar and lounge area, big screen LCD TV, corner table for buffet breakfast, wireless Internet, loud-speakers and audio-system for announcements by Captain or cruise manager, along with beautiful large windows for complete passenger’s satisfaction.

VIP Saloon is located at the ship’s front. Its lounge area offers a 180 degrees vista through a single large window, ensuring you enjoy all those breathtaking seascapes as you cruise along the Adriatic coast.

Outside, you’ll find a fully covered terrace with sitting area, tables, and chairs that can be closed with removable plastic windows in a rare case of winds.

M/S Sea Swallow has a platform for swimming and 2 ladders with handholds, to enable easy water access. The ship also has two outdoor showers and public toilettes.

On the high deck, all the passengers can relax on the 390m2 sun deck with sun beds. The sundeck is partly shaded for clients’ comfort. Here you can also enjoy our elegant Rooftop Jacuzzi, designed to ensure an unforgettable cruise.

CABIN INFORMATION

Passenger cabins are situated on two decks while crew members are accommodated in the separate living quarters.

All guest cabins are very comfortable and fully air-conditioned, with an independent ventilation system enabling fresh air all the time. Each cabin is conveniently designed as a modern private ensuite, with both toilet and shower in the cabin.

Cabins are equipped with the following amenities: independent air conditioning control board, satellite LCD TV, designed wallboards, work table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hairdryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe cabinet, luggage space under bed, as well as with the latest safety and fire alarm systems, along with a sound system for notifications from a cruise manager or a group leader.

Standard deck cabins have two portholes and a dual ventilation system. Main deck cabins have a cabin window and a porthole in a bathroom. All cabins are soundproof and have a fireproof door.

Cabin layout for Swallow

Inclusions



Accommodation in double/twin cabin with ensuite bathroom on our luxury ship MS Swallow
8-day cruise from Sibenik
Sibenik Arrival and Departure airport transfer (group)
Welcome Dinner on day 1
Half Board daily (breakfast and lunch 3 course - according to the itinerary)
Unlimited drinking water (water dispensers)
Captain's dinner
Professional cruise manager (English speaking)
Guided walking tours according to the itinerary (Zadar, Hvar, Sibenik)
Entrance ticket to Blue Cave
Vis Military tour
NP Krka entrance fee with English speaking guide
Olive oil & wine tasting with traditional “peka” dinner in UNESCO protected Stari Grad Plain
Luggage handling
Daily cabin service
Free Wi-Fi onboard


All-inclusive drinks package with open bar daily from 10 am till midnight: includes coffee, tea, espresso, macchiato, cappuccino, late, mineral water sparkling water (bottled 0.5l), Soft drinks - Coca Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Schweppes Tonic water, fruit juices, House wine, local beer and schnapps as well as many other drink options

TRANSFERS INCLUDED:
Complimentary shared transfer on arrival at Sibenik Airport to join the ship
Complimentary shared transfer on disembarkation from the ship to Sibenik Airport

Exclusions


International and Domestic flights
Transfers not listed in inclusions
Travel insurance
Passport and visa costs if applicable
Port Charges/Fees EUR€40.00 per person to be paid on board in cash
Meals not included in the itinerary
Beverages
Mljet NP entrance fee (optional)
Swallow
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