Long ago, these Eastern Mediterranean islands and ports were the landing places for an endless tide of invaders from far off lands. From ancient Phoenisia, Persia, the Peloponnesus, Imperial Rome and Constantinople they came. Followed by waives of European Crusader knights, Genoan mariners, Venetian merchants and turbaned Turkish troops of the Ottoman Empire. They stormed ashore to conquer, only to be vanquished by time and absorbed into the dry volcanic earth.

All that remains are their stone ruins, ghostly shapes wrapped in myth and mystery. Today the sun-spangled seas bordered by Greece, Turkey, Italy, Croatia and the Dalmatian Coasts are inviting playgrounds for pleasure seekers. Join us as we explore a yachtsman's paradise on forgotten islands where white-washed sands invite sun worshipers to bask under Helios' gaze, or fortress-like rocks where ancient monasteries cling like mountain climbers on towering cliffs.

Or stand where battling armies fought hand-to-hand in Troy and Gallipoli. Walk through iron doors of medieval Kastros where tales of pagan rites and knightly rituals are told. Inhale the balm of almond and lemon at the place where Hippocrates taught his healing arts. The Dodecanese, the Cyclades, the Sporades, the Dardanelles Islands and places that fairly sing on the tongue. And no one knows these favoured lands and seas as well as Star Clippers.

Highlights


• Tour Dubrovnik by bicycle

• The Lady of the Rocks Church in the Bay of Kotor

• Panagia Monastery of Mykonos

Venice is the heart and soul of romance. Cast your eye on the rounded domes of San Marco, take a deep breath at the Bridge of Sighs, gaze on the golden lions and the Renaissance glories of the Doge's Palace, listen for the ghosts of Verdi, Puccini and Caruso at La Fenice Opera House, gape at the classic Palladian proportions of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, glide in a gondola down the Grand Canal. And know that love is always in the air in Venice.
Cres is joint largest of Croatia's 718 islands, of which only 47 are inhabited. It is excellent for hiking so be sure to bring good walking shoes. The highlight is the tiny deserted fort village of Lubenice, which is nominated to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It sits 380m high above the Adriatic sea. The views from the site make the effort to get there worth it.
The heavenly scent of lavender perfumes the air in the fields and valleys around the island of Hvar. Idyllically located just off the Dalmatian Coast, the island and the little port named after it have been a favorite getaway ever since the time of the Romans, the Byzantines, the Venetians and even Austro-Hungarian royalty.
It was George Bernard Shaw who said, “Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik.” Indeed, Dubrovnik is a treasure by any measure made more precious by its miraculous restoration. Crowned by the Minceta Tower, the 10th century city walls are the proud symbol of Dubrovnik's colourful history.
This stunning rock-walled chasm splitting the coastal mountains of Montenegro is the longest arm of the sea in southern Europe. Boka harbours one of the prettiest, unspoiled towns you'll ever see, the medieval city of Kotor. Founded by the Romans, fortified during the Byzantine era, then ruled by Venice for much of its history, Kotor has been naturally preserved by its isolation.
The lushest (and some say the loveliest) of all the Greek Islands, Corfu lies just a stone's throw from the Albanian coast. Nowhere is the stunning natural beauty of Corfu more evident than in the small village of Paleocastritsa, where legend says Odysseus was washed ashore to be rescued by Nausicaa.
The beach at little Katákolon is an inviting diversion, but you will surely want to go inland to Olympia for bigger game. Set in a stunningly lovely valley overlooked by Kronos Hill, Olympia began hosting athletic games in the 11th century BC. Walk through the sacred Temples of Zeus and Hera, stand on the still visible starting line in Stadium and imagine the chariots about to hurtle around the Hippodrome.
The island of Santorini is perhaps the most breathtaking of all the Greek Islands. Around 1500 BC, a volcanic eruption destroyed the centre of the island, leaving a crescent shaped rim of cliffs around a harbour formed in the volcano's caldera.
One of the most cosmopolitan of all the Greek Islands, Mykonos is a contrast of rocky hills and beautiful beaches. Hora, the capital, spreads around a colourful harbour, a popular meeting place, overlooked by a variety of tavernas, in which fishing boats nestle side by side with luxury yachts.
Walking in the shadow of the Acropolis in the Agora, you can almost hear the voices of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle arguing about who was the greatest philosopher. Ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy and epicenter of western civilization, is a city for all eternity.

Category 6

$ 4140 AUD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 4635 AUD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 5180 AUD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 5540 AUD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 5900 AUD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 6720 AUD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 9170 AUD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Category 6

$ 4140 AUD pp
Category 6
Inside cabin, upper/lower berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 5

$ 4635 AUD pp
Category 5
Inside/outside cabin, raised double bed, two lower beds or triple berths etc, bathroom with shower.

Category 4

$ 5180 AUD pp
Category 4
Outside cabin, two lower beds, double bed or triple berths, bathroom with shower.

Category 3

$ 5540 AUD pp
Category 3
Outside cabin,twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 2

$ 5900 AUD pp
Category 2
Large outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, bathroom with shower.

Category 1

$ 6720 AUD pp
Category 1
Deluxe deck cabin, two lower beds convert to double bed, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool bath, cabin doors open onto deck.

Owners Suite

$ 9170 AUD pp
Owners Suite
Deluxe outside cabin, double bed, sitting are, minibar, bathroom with whirlpool.

Additional charges:

Port Charges: 430 AUD pp

Star Flyer

Vessel Type: Tall Ship

Length: 109.7 m

Passenger Capacity: 170

Star Flyer is a true clipper ship reflecting it's proud heritage in every inch of her polished brass and gleaming brightwork. Step aboard this unique vessel and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Star Flyer is a modern cruise ship in every way, created for luxury-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. Star Flyer is 360 feet long and carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.

Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on Star Flyer. Ship offers spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you’ll find that this ship offers more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships.

The décor of Star Flyer is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.

All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.

Cabin layout for Star Flyer

A variety of excursions are available and bookable onboard.

Back to Back Cruises & Early Bird Discount on Voyages aboard Star Flyer

Back to Back Cruises: If you wish to sail 1 or more consecutive cruises, they will be discounted by 5%. This discount is combinable with Early Booking Discount and is valid for all categories except guaranteed single.

Early Booking Discount (EBD): Availability of EBD will be confirmed at time of booking. Early booking discounts do not apply to port charges. At times, EBD booking deadlines may be extended. Please contact us for more details.

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Star Flyer

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