The MS Adriatic Queen was entirely renovated in 2017, outfitted with the latest and great state-of-the-art technology, equipment and amenities. She’s 36-feet-wide and 115-feet-long with a maximum capacity of just 30 passengers, guaranteeing a more pleasant, uncrowded cruising experience that allows her to reach the heart of Croatia’s thrilling ancient cities as well as island gems. She boasts ample space in common areas designed for relaxation and mingling too.
Check out all the info on this very informative website...(be sure to click links for detailed information) then reserve your spot.
Please note...the MS Adriatic Queen carries a maximum of only 30 passengers!!
This journey will sell out VERY QUICKLY.
ALL THIS IS INCLUDED!!
Dancing Moon Travel has put together a VERY exclusive package for this memory making small craft cruise.
Full crew including cruise director
Sightseeing tours with expert, licensed local guides in Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korcula, Mljet & Dubrovnik
Entrance fee to the Diocletian Palace in Split
Entrance fee to Mljet National Park
Arrival & departure transfers
$100 bar credit
Daily multi-course luncheons
Welcome Dinner & Captain's Dinner (otherwise, dinner is on your own to experience local cuisine)
Saturday, August 27 - Embarkation begins at 1:00pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner.
Sunday, August 28 - Split and Trogir. This morning you will have the opportunity to stroll through the streets of Split with an expert guide. Split is the second largest Croatian town, best known for the UNESCO World Heritage site of the glorious palace of the Roman Emperor, Diocletian. Around noon we set sail for the city of Trogir, another UNESCO World Heritage site. There will also be a swim stop for those interested in a dip into the Adriatic Sea. Upon our afternoon arrival, a guided walking tour in Trogir's beautiful, narrow, cobblestoned streets is on the schedule. After the tour, feel free to explore Trogir on your own and enjoy a fabulous dinner at any of the numerous restaurants to be found.
Monday, August 29 - Trogir, Bol, and Hvar. We depart Trogir in the morning heading for the island of Brac, known for it's 530m long golden pebble beach. You will have free time to walk around the town of Bol or simply go for a swim. Lunch will be served onboard. After lunch we sail to the beautiful island of Hvar. Upon our evening arrival, join our guide for a tour. Later on, explore on your own and check out the night life.
Tuesday, August 30 - Hvar, Bisevo Blue Cave, and Vis. This morning we leave Hvar and sail toward the island of Bisevo and its famous Blue Cave. This natural attraction is breathtaking with the sunlight creating a wonderful reflection from it's white floor and bathing the cave in a mesmerizing aquamarine light. Unfortunately, the cave can only be accessed via boat and depending on sea conditions we may or may not be able to visit. After we leave the Blue Cave, we head toward the island of Vis arriving soon after lunch is served. You will have free time to explore the many fortresses found on this wonderful unspoiled and preserved oasis.
Wednesday - August 31 - Vis and Korcula. Morning departure to the island of Korcula. The City of Korcula is one of the best preserved Medieval cities in the Mediterranean, thought to be the birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. There will be a guided tour of Korcula followed by plenty of time to explore on your own.
Thursday, September 1 - Korcula, Mljet National Park, Sipan Island or Slano. We leave Korcula in the morning and sail toward the island of Mljet. Here you will visit the National Park known for its versatile eco-system, two salt lakes, and the Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. Again, lunch is served on board and in the afternoon we sail toward the island of Sipan and its peaceful fisherman's village, Sipanska Luka. If weather conditions prevent us from docking, we will head to the mainland and the town of Slano. In the evening the Captain's Dinner is served on board.
Friday, September 2 - Dubrovnik. This morning we sail toward Dubrovnik, passing by the beautiful scenery of the Elaphiti Islands. The Old Town of Dubrovnik is another town listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will anchor outside the ancient walled city for a lunch on board while savoring the amazing views of Dubrovnik. After lunch we will dock in the port of Gruz where a motor coach will be waiting to transport you to Dubrovnik and a walking guided tour. After the tour will have time to continue your explorations until the appointed time for the motor coach to return you to the boat.
Saturday, September 3 - All good things must end. After breakfast, it's time to disembark.
$3,165.00/per person (double occupancy)
$6,015.00 (solo traveler)
$900.00/per person reservation deposit required
Final balance due on or about April 20, 2022
Price includes all taxes and fees
Cancellation Policy - Deposits and final payment are nonrefundable unless the cruise line cancels or we are able to backfill the space. We HIGHLY recommend travel insurance at time of booking to protect your investment.
To book this magnificent Croatia experience, contact Pat Hand at
Dancing Moon Travel.
AMPLIFY YOUR CROATIA EXPERIENCE WITH 3 EXTRAORDINARY OPTIONS
1. PRE-CRUISE ADVENTURE (Aug 24 - 27)
Wednesday, August 24 - Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia and check-in to the luxurious 5-star Hotel Esplanade. (Airport to hotel transfer included)
Thursday, August 25 - After breakfast start with a guided tour Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. A walking tour of historical Zagreb composed of the Gornji Grad and Cental Kaptol, will show medieval urban complex of churches, palaces, museums, galleries, and government buildings as well as other popular sightseeing spots of the city. After lunch, head towards Trakoščan castle, a architectural monument and museum. Return to Zagreb for dinner at charming Vuglec Breg restaurant. Includes breakfast lunch and dinner.
Friday, August 26 - After breakfast we'll travel to Plitvice lakes National Park and tour the national park (lower part). With its exceptional natural beauty, this area has always attracted nature lovers. A UNESCO World Heritage Site it is considered one of the most spectacular natural locations in the world with 16 emerald-turquoise lakes that are connected to each other by a fabulous system of waterfalls. Lunch at the park and some free time to discover the area on your own. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Jezerolocated in the heart of the Plitvice National Park and only 1,000 feet from Lake Kozaj. Includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Saturday, August 27 - This morning, time to visit the lakes one more time before being transferred to the port to embark the cruise ship MSAdriatic Queen, that will take you onto the exploration of the Croatian Coast and Islands. Includes breakfast.
This pre-cruise adventure includes: • Individual arrival transfers • Selected hotels with breakfast • Professional Tour Manager throughout • Entrance fees as required • Meals as listed above • All taxes and fees
PRICE - Add $1,355.00/per person (double occupancy); $1,970.00 solo traveler
2. POST-CRUISE EXPLORATION (Sept 3 - 5)
Saturday, September 3 - Day trip to Mostar, the cultural jewel of Bosnia. Mostar city tour along medieval streets will inspire you with stories from the past. You will see a famous Mostar Bridge that connects left and the right side of the Neretva River. After the sightseeing, you will have lunch in one of the most popular restaurants and you will try famous cevapi. Some free time before return to the town of Cavtat near Dubrovnik for an overnight stay at the 5-star Hotel Croatia. Includes breakfast and lunch.
Sunday, September 4 - Get ready for a full day of discovering one of the hidden secrets of the Adriatic, the country of Montenegro! During this tour we will visit some of the most beautiful cities of Montenegro – Kotor and Budva. Before Kotor, we will make a stop in Perast which you will explore with a short boat ride. After the boat ride, we will head towards Kotor. Kotor is a coastal town located on a beautiful bay which will give you wonderful views during the road. In the Center of old town of Kotor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will continue towards Budva which is known for its beautiful beaches and historical sites. After this adventurous day we will return to our hotel back in the town of Cavtat. Includes breakfast and lunch.
Monday, September 5 - After breakfast we will transport you to the Dubrovnik Airport for the journey home. Breakfast included.
This post-cruise adventure includes: • Individual arrival transfers • Selected hotel with breakfast • Professional Tour Manager throughout • Entrance fees as required • Meals as listed above • All taxes and fees.
PRICE - Add $1,106.00/per person (double occupancy); $1,721.00 solo traveler
3. TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP (Aug 27 - Sept 3)
Add some creative photography to your cruise experience with professional photographer Jason P. Odell.
While on board you will receive:
• Expert photography instruction • Private photo walks with Jason • Instructional sessions on creating dynamic travel photos • Image review & feedback sessions • Hands-on instruction on image processing and workflow
About Jason Odell Jason P. Odell is a professional photographer and educator from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jason earned a doctorate in biology in 2002, and then transitioned to a full-time professional photographer. Jason has been a full-time professional photographer since 2010.
Jason specializes in outdoor, landscape, and creative travel photography. He has authored 13 comprehensive digital photography eBooks. Jason's photography has been featured by Nik Software, Tiffen, Studio Photography Magazine, Wildlife Photographic Magazine, Singh-Ray Filters, and Digital Silver Imaging. Jason has been leading instructional photo tours since 2007. and is the co-host of the popular photography pod-cast "The Image Doctors".
- If not participating in pre-cruise option, we recommend arriving to Split, Croatia at least one day prior to embarkation. A suggested hotel is the Marul Hotel...and we will be pleased to make arrangements in your behalf. Please note: Cost of any accommodation prior to August 27 embarkation (except for pre-cruise option) is extra and prices will be quoted upon request.
- Airport/Hotel Transfers:We suggest booking any pre- or post-cruise accommodations through Dancing Moon Travel so we can make arrangements for your transfer needs. If you elect to make arrangements independently, please advise us of your plans for transfer purposes.
- The MS Adriatic Queen only holds 30 people. Make your deposit early to guarantee your spot.
- Activity Level: Medium to High. There are many steps and hills, cobblestones and rough surfaces. To fully enjoy this trip, a moderate degree of fitness, ability to navigate stairs, hills and uneven surfaces is recommended
- Airfare NOT included in pricing.
- It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED travel insurance is procured in the event you must cancel. Ask Pat Hand at Dancing Moon Travel for details and to receive a no-obligation quote.
READY TO BOOK? QUESTIONS?
Please do not hesitate to contact Pat Hand at Dancing Moon Travel. Pat will be happy to answer any questions you might have and to safely and securely book your spot on this amazing Croatian experience. Pat can be reached at (404) 735 - 5774
"I am very excited to be producing this very special journey to Croatia!! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments or questions. At Dancing Moon Travel, we choreograph dreams...let us help make YOUR dreams come true".