Your Croatia cruise may be your first time on a small ship, so we understand you may have questions about the logistics, excursions and timings of the week. We hope this blog will help to give you a bit more of an idea into a day on board a Croatia cruise, but we have also included a few of the most frequently asked questions below.
Can you get off as much or as little as you like on the cruise?
Each of our Croatia cruises have a scheduled route along the Dalmatian Coast, with some cruises that start from Split and others from Dubrovnik. Once the ship is docked (from late afternoon), you can get on and off the ship as much as you like, as you will be given your own key card for your cabin. Some of the included excursions (dependent on your cruise) are guided walking tours (in Split, Korcula and Dubrovnik) and wine tasting. After your excursion, you are free to enjoy the evening at your own leisure and you can go back to the ship at a time that suits you.
Do the small ships in Croatia sail at night?
No our ships do not sail at night. Once the ship has arrived into port, it remains docked until morning. You are free to come back to the ship at any time in the evening. The ship will set sail around 6-7am, on route to the next destination.
Do we get Wi-Fi on board?
Yes the ships do have Wi-Fi and it is complimentary.
How much free time will I have on board a Croatia small ship cruise?
The ship will dock in port around late afternoon and from there, you will be able to explore at your own leisure. Depending on your cruise and itinerary, you may have an excursion planned. This excursion – such as a walking tour or wine tasting – will be done as soon as you dock in the afternoon. Although we highly recommend doing the excursion, it is important to note it is an optional excursion and if you prefer to explore on your own, you are of course free to do so. After the planned excursion, you can explore the island or destination at your own leisure into the evening. We will provide you with a Croatia restaurant guide which includes some of our local recommendations for each destination.
How many meals are included on a Croatia small ship cruise?
Our ships include a buffet-style breakfast which is served every morning between 8am and 10am. We also include daily 3-course lunches, accompanied with salad or cheese bars. Our cruises include two dinners – a welcome dinner and a Captain’s dinner. Other dinners are excluded which gives you an opportunity to enjoy a local restaurant in each island or destination.