Small Ship Cruises

Dubrovnik To Split Cruise

Discover the stunning Dalmatian Islands coastline

10-Day Package Holidays

The Adriatic Sun is a lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned ship for small ship cruises along the Croatian coast and islands. Guests on this one way itinerary will enjoy exciting gastronomic and sightseeing experiences, with guaranteed departures from May to October, including stops in Split, Hvar, Vis, Korčula, Mljet, Slano and Dubrovnik.

Your Holiday Includes:

  •  Return flights from the UK
  •  In-destination transfers
  •  7 Night Cruise on a Half-board Basis
  •  2 Night Hotel in Split on a Bed & Breakfast basis
  •  ATOL Protection

Don’t Miss…

  • The city of Split
  • Hvar and Korcula
  • The island of Vis
  • Mjlet national park
  • The city of Dubrovnik with its medieval walls
  • Swimming and Golden Horn beach on Brac Island

Day-By-Day Itinerary

Friday – Dubrovnik

Day at leisure exploring Dubrovnik.
One of those locations that gives you the impression that you're in a storybook is Dubrovnik. It's not just beautiful, but also the place feels untouched by modernity. It is the perfect location to spend your trip and get to know its fascinating history, culture, and cuisine.

Meals included: Breakfast

Dubrovnik to Split

Saturday – Dubrovnik

To board the ship, you will be driven from your accommodation to Dubrovnik Gruž harbor. Following check-in, a guided walking tour of this intriguing town's blend of Gothic style and Renaissance architecture. Onboard, a welcome dinner. Spend the night in Dubrovnik.

Embarkation time: 14:00
Meals included: Breakfast & dinner

Dubrovnik to Split

Sunday – Dubrovnik – Slano

We set out for the serene fishing community of Slano, which is located on the mainland and serves as the gateway to Ston, another small fortified community well-known for its oysters. We'll take some time to explore this historic town before heading to an oyster farm to learn more about these delectable oysters and enjoy some for ourselves. Going back to the ship, the captain's dinner will feature entertainment and music.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & Captain’s dinner

Dubrovnik to Split

Monday – Slano – Mljet

The following morning, we travel to the island of Mljet in the south, where it is said that Odysseus spent years after being captured by the nymph Calypso. We will take a stroll to the well-known salt lakes in Mljet National Park and then take a boat to the St. Mary isle to visit an old Benedictine monastery. As an alternative, you may prefer to rent a kayak, bicycle, scooter or convertible car to make your own way around the National Park or Island. Overnight in either Polaca or Pomena port.

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Dubrovnik to Split

Tuesday – Mljet – Korcula

Depart early in the morning to Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in a secluded bay along the way. Arrive in Korcula in the afternoon and take a guided walking tour of this charming walled town. For those looking for evening entertainment, Korcula Island has a number of attractive bars, clubs and gourmet restaurants. Optional excursion to a small village near Korcula for a typical Dalmatian dinner and to learn about the history and traditional way of life. Overnight in Korcula.

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Dubrovnik to Split

Wednesday – Korcula – Vis

Continue on to the island of Vis – a former Yugoslav Naval base. In Vis you may be interested to visit one of the traditional wineries or the remains of the Roman thermal place. Overnight in the port of Vis.

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Dubrovnik to Split

Thursday – VIS – Biševo (Blue Cave)/Hvar

We will depart early in the morning toward the small island of  Biševo. Subject to weather conditions, we will visit the Blue Cave (entrances to be paid on the spot – €18). We will then continue to set sail toward the jet-set island of Hvar. With lunch on board at the Pakleni Islands, Hvar is known for its lush lavender fields. Afternoon arrival followed by a walking tour of the towns’ historical landmarks. In Hvar you will find numerous restaurants, bars and cafes. Overnight in the port.

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Dubrovnik to Split

Friday – Hvar – Brac – Split

Morning, we will depart to Brač Island for a swim stop at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near the popular tourist destination of Bol. Continue to Split to join a guided tour of the city upon arrival. This historic town protected under UNESCO world heritage will sweep you off your feet with its abundance of sights and activities and with its unique lively atmosphere. Overnight in Split.

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Dubrovnik to Split

Saturday – Split

As the time comes to say goodbye to your new friends and the crew, you will safely disembark at 9am and a private transfer to Split airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

Dubrovnik to Split

  • Itinerary operates in both directions, starting from Dubrovnik and ending in Split or starting from Split and ending in Dubrovnik.
  • Please check at the time of booking.
  • A 2 night hotel stay can be arranged in either Dubrovnik or Split.
  • We can also create itineraries to suit your desired needs.
  • Flights from London Gatwick, Manchester or Bristol
  • All local transfers
  • 2 nights at Peristil hotel on a bed and breakfast basis

On Board Your Vessel

Accommodation on board your chosen category vessel (deluxe / deluxe superior) for 7 nights in your chosen cabin grade with air conditioning, en suite bathroom and TV

  • Half board including welcome cocktail and Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
  • Water plus tea and coffee after lunch
  • Professional English speaking cruise director
  • Three guided tours
  • Croatian wine tasting
  • Complimentary wi-fi onboard

Below flight times are indicative and subject to availability. Your flight details will be provided at the time of booking.

London Gatwick

  • Thursday Depart London Gatwick: 10:45 Arrive Split:14:15
  • Saturday Depart Split:16:05 Arrive London Gatwick: 17:40


  • Thursday Depart Manchester: 08:00 Arrive Split:11:55
  • Saturday Depart Split:13:35 Arrive Manchester: 15:35


(please note hotel stay will be after your cruise)

  • Saturday Depart Bristol: 06:55 Arrive Split:10:30
  • Monday Depart Split:10:20 Arrive Bristol: 12:05

All local transfers are included in your package.

  • Split airport to Peristil hotel – approximately 45 min
  • Peristil hotel to Split harbour (cruise embarkation) – approximately 30 min
  • Split harbour to Split airport – approximately 45 min
  • Beverages
  • Optional excursions and national park entry fees
  • Crew gratuities (optional – recommended amount EUR 10 – 14 per passenger per day)
  • Passenger personal expenses

Ports Of Call: Split – (Bol) Hvar – Biševo (Blue Cave) / Vis – Korčula – Mljet – Slano (Ston) – Dubrovnik (Captain’s Dinner)

Cruise routes may need to be altered in light of adverse weather and operating conditions at the captain’s discretion, in the interests of the comfort and safety of guests. The Captain and Cruise Director will inform you of your daily program.

The Weather

The weather is typically in the mid 20s in early and late season, and in the low 30s plus in late June through September. Winds are generally predictable, moderate and occasionally fresh (force 2-5) in the afternoon.

Your Vessel: Adriatic Sun

Your cruise will be operated on one of the vessels shown or on one of identical category from the Katarina Line fleet, almost being equally sized and offering equal amenities and services. For the name of the ship, you will have to check at the time of booking.

Launched in 2018, the MV Adriatic Sun is a first-class premium vessel which offers elevated facilities and comfortable accommodation. The modern vessel boasts the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities to ensure a wonderful trip.

Fully air-conditioned main salon with dining area, bar and lounge seating area, reception, lounge seating area with LCD TV, radio.


  • Relaxation in the jacuzzi or sun loungers on the top deck
  • Swimming platform
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the vessel
  • Leisure equipment: tender boat (8 max), swimming, snorkelling equipment

Fully air-conditioned cabins equipped with hairdryer, safe deposit box, LCD TV, internal phone and vanity set.
19 ensuite cabins serviced daily

  • 10 Upper deck cabins (19-21 m2 + balcony 3 m2)
  • 1 Main deck cabin (21 m2)
  • 8 Lower deck cabins (24 m2)

Each cabin has a small two-seat sofa (not suitable for sleeping) which is sized according to each cabin and possibilities

Your Hotel: Hotel Lapad

The Lapad Hotel enjoys a tranquil position with views over Gruz Harbour and is set in a historic building surrounded by a large outdoor pool and palm trees.

Modern rooms feature clear lines combined with luxurious fabrics, air-conditioning, satellite TVs, minibars and tea and coffee maker facilities. Wireless internet is available at the hotel free of charge.

Lapad Hotel is only 1.9 miles away from the Old Town of Dubrovnik, which is easily reachable by a frequently departing local bus, leaving every 10 minutes. The beach is only 650 yards away.


  • Swimming pool
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi

Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony (Included in your Holiday)


One Way Wonders Dubrovnik To Split

Prices (£) per person from:

Departure datesDeparture portDeluxe vesselsDeluxe Superior vessels
Lower deckUpper/ Main deckLower deckUpper/ Main deckUpper/ Main VIP
22/04/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,435£1,696£1,957
29/04/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,435£1,696£1,957
06/05/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,435£1,696£1,957
03/06/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,522£1,783£1,696£1,957£2,217
17/06/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,696£1,957£2,217
24/06/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,696£1,957£2,217
01/07/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,522£1,783£1,696£1,957£2,217
08/07/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,522£1,783£1,696£1,957£2,217
29/07/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,522£1,783£1,696£1,957£2,217
05/08/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,696£1,957£2,217
12/08/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,696£1,957£2,217
19/08/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,522£1,783£1,696£1,957£2,217
02/09/2023Split/ Dubrovnik£1,870£2,217£2,478