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Christmas is the perfect time to plan your Croatia cruise holiday!

Buy yourself the best Christmas present ever!

The Dalmatian Coast is famous for its hours of sunshine, friendly locals, great food and cultural heritage. Relax on a 7 night cruise. Unpack your bags once and let our cruise ships gently transport you from island to island while visiting some stunning bays and beaches on the way.

Book Your Cruise Early!

Cruises are our most popular choice for travellers to Croatia and often they are booked out over a year in advance for the most popular months of June and September. These months are the most popular with travellers who are wishing to avoid the school holidays, so they are often sold out up to a year in advance. Don’t leave it too late! Once you’ve found the cruise you like, click through on the ‘make an enquiry’ button as soon as possible if you are thinking about a particular cruise, or call us to chat about your options.  We can hold a cabin option for you for a few days with no obligation while you make your decision, so at least you will know the option is there before you plan the rest of your holiday around a certain cruise date.
“Christmas is the perfect time to plan your Croatia cruise holiday!”

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Croatia Traditional Ship Cruises

Small cruise ships have become increasingly popular in Croatia in recent years. June and September are the most popular months and always sell out fast.

Below we list the cruises from our Traditional, Premium and Premium Superior fleet. One-way cruises on these ships are particularly popular and book out first every year. Please do contact us as soon as possible if you have an interest in a one-way cruise.

See our ship descriptions here: https://www.discovercroatia.com.au/ships/

Our other Cruise options:

One-way 7 night cruises are the most popular, so get in quick for those!
Here are our 7 night round-trip cruises, the majority starting weekly on Saturdays, a few on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.
Mini-cruises (under 7nts) are extremely limited and book out fast as well.
Cruise/Tour combos are also extremely popular and somewhat limited (especially those with a one-way cruise).
Cabin charter on a gulet or sailing yacht is also a popular choice for those who prefer a smaller, more intimate group. Cabin charters are also very limited, so do please get your enquiry in as soon as you can.
If you’re looking for something active, check out our Cycling and E-bike cruises.

To search by month of departure with availability, head to our Available Cruises by Month page and click on the month you want to go.

To search by ship, head to our Croatia Cruise Ship Descriptions page and after finding the ship you want (by category), on each individual ship page you can see the itineraries at the bottom and click through from there.

Now with our new Croatia Cruises Search by Week feature! See below to select the dates you want to go.

Click here to see how the booking process works: https://www.discovercroatia.com.au/booking-process-how-to-book/

Get in early for Croatia Cruises for 2020! Some popular dates sold out already.

Some cruise companies will let you book at the previous year’s prices if you book before their brochures are ready, so please don’t hesitate to enquire at [email protected]. Some 2020 dates already sold out a year in advance, so see what’s still available with our handy ‘Last Minute Availability – Cruises ‘ search feature.

We already have some cruise dates for 2021, so please get in touch as soon as you can so you don’t miss out!

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Want to see more of Croatia? Need to get between Zagreb and Split or Zadar? Want to visit the fabulous UNESCO Heritage Listed ‘Plitvice Lakes’? Join one of our awesome one-way day tours and relax and enjoy the ride instead of stressing about car hire and navigating unfamiliar roads!

Find The Right Tour For Your Perfect Croatia Holiday

There’s something for everyone! Combine a land tour and cruise for the best of all worlds and really discover Croatia.

Relax and Unwind

The Dalmatian Coast is famous for its hours of sunshine, friendly locals, great food and cultural heritage. Relax on a 7 night cruise. Unpack your bags once and let our cruise ships gently transport you from island to island while visiting some stunning bays and beaches on the way.

Our Cruise Options

Most of our cruises are 7 night round-trip cruises, the majority starting weekly on Saturdays, a few on Sundays and Mondays.
Mini-cruises (under 7nts) are extremely limited and book out fast, as do our One-way 7 night cruises. So get in quick for those!
Cruise/Tour combos are also extremely popular and somewhat limited (especially those with a one-way cruise).
Cabin charter on a gulet or sailing yacht is also a popular choice for those who prefer a smaller, more intimate group. Cabin charters are also very limited, so do please get your enquiry in as soon as you can.
If you’re looking for something active, check out our Cycling and E-bike cruises.

To search by month of departure with availability, head to our Available Cruises by Month page and click on the month you want to go.

To search by ship, head to our Croatia Cruise Ship Descriptions page and after finding the ship you want (by category), on each individual ship page you can see the itineraries at the bottom and click through from there.

If you’re not sure what to choose, just get in contact via phone or email and we’re happy to go through your options with you. [email protected] or +61 2 9212 1507 (Phone or WhatsApp)

 

 

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Croatia Balcony Ship Cruises

Balcony cabin small cruise ships have become increasingly popular in Croatia in recent years. There are currently only 9 ships in Croatia with ‘Balcony Cabins’, and they only have maximum 10 balcony cabins per ship, so they do book out quickly. June and September are the most popular months and always sell out fast.

Below we list the cruises that have balcony ships running on them. Not every departure has a balcony ship running and many are already sold out for next year. Please do contact us as soon as possible if you have an interest in a balcony cabin as there are so few.

You can see the full range of Balcony ships here: https://discovercroatia.com.au/ships/deluxe-superior-balcony-ships/

Our other Cruise options:

Most of our cruises are 7 night round-trip cruises, the majority starting weekly on Saturdays, a few on Sundays and Mondays.
Mini-cruises (under 7nts) are extremely limited and book out fast, as do our One-way 7 night cruises. So get in quick for those!
Cruise/Tour combos are also extremely popular and somewhat limited (especially those with a one-way cruise).
Cabin charter on a gulet or sailing yacht is also a popular choice for those who prefer a smaller, more intimate group. Cabin charters are also very limited, so do please get your enquiry in as soon as you can.
If you’re looking for something active, check out our Cycling and E-bike cruises.

To search by month of departure with availability, head to our Available Cruises by Month page and click on the month you want to go.

To search by ship, head to our Croatia Cruise Ship Descriptions page and after finding the ship you want (by category), on each individual ship page you can see the itineraries at the bottom and click through from there.

Now with our new Croatia Cruises Search by Week feature! See below to select the dates you want to go.

Click here to see how the booking process works: https://www.discovercroatia.com.au/booking-process-how-to-book/

Get in early for Croatia Cruises for 2020! Some popular dates sold out already.

Some cruise companies will let you book at the previous year’s prices if you book before their brochures are ready, so please don’t hesitate to enquire at [email protected]. Some 2020 dates already sold out a year in advance, so see what’s still available with our handy ‘Last Minute Availability – Cruises ‘ search feature.

We already have some cruise dates for 2021, so please get in touch as soon as you can so you don’t miss out!

Why Croatia Cruises are an Amazing Holiday

Croatia lures thousands of visitors to its shores every year. Sitting at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, Croatia shares a maritime border with Italy, boasting a relatively unspoiled coastline against the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea.

A cruise in Croatia is a great holiday that gives visitors a chance to explore Croatia and visit it’s beautiful coastline. Whether you’re looking for a 7-night round trip cruise, a cruise and tour combo, or you’ve got less than a week to explore Croatia, Discover Croatia has got you covered for the trip of a lifetime.

If you have a desire for an island hopping tour instead,  the Croatian coast offers more than 1,000 islands for visitors to explore, and these cosy hideaways are some of the most exotic islands in the world.

“Why Croatia Cruises are an Amazing Holiday”

Compare Our Top Island Hopping Tours

Want a trip where you can discover the amazing blue waters of the Adriatic Sea? Then Croatia is the travel destination for you!

It’s one of the richest regions in Europe, with amazing scenery, great food, and friendly people you can’t help but want to befriend. But if you’re not exactly interested in spending your time in Croatia with a big group tour, then a small ship island hopping tour is the solution for you. Compare our top Croatia Island Hopping Tours here!

“Compare Our Top Island Hopping Tours”

Our Top Picks for Cruise Stops in Croatia

Croatia and its gorgeous islands are best viewed from the vantage point of a cruise ship. 9% of Croatia’s territory is classified as a protected site, so nature lovers and history aficionados will love exploring the ancient cities of Croatia and the country’s unparalleled national parks.

Touring Croatia in a small cruise ship, exploring the beautiful beaches that line the Dalmatian Coast, and visiting the unique Croatia islands that dot the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea will make for an unforgettable sailing trip.

Here at Discover Croatia, we offer an array of different cruise and touring combinations for travellers looking for a memorable experience. Whether you’re interested in and island hopping tour, or Croatia walking tour, our sail options will be sure to meet your needs. Travelers who’ve always wanted to explore Croatia may be wondering what the best ports of call and port towns are in this stunning and beautiful country. Below, we offer our top picks for cruise stops in Croatia.

“Our Top Picks for Cruise Stops in Croatia”

Best Time to Go on a Croatia Cruise

Enjoying a popularity boom in recent years, Croatia is a treasure of the Adriatic coast. The small islands surrounding this Eastern European country lend themselves perfectly to an island hopping holiday that is both relaxing and dazzlingly rich with culture. In fact, Croatia claims more than 1,000 islands (though less than 50 of them are actually inhabited) so there’s no shortage of destination options.

With such an abundance of potential courses in the area, it’s no wonder that cruises are a preferred travel method around Croatia as they allow visitors to see as much of the country as possible on a limited schedule.

“Best Time to Go on a Croatia Cruise”

Plitvice Lakes Tickets now must be pre-purchased

2019 Plitvice Lakes Entrance Tickets update: Tickets must now be booked online more than 2 days in advance. If you turn up on the day and all the allocated tickets for that day are sold out, you won’t be able to enter. Please do buy your tickets online as early as you can to ensure that you can go on the day you want. Many of our tours already include the tickets, so this link is just for people who are travelling on their town.

Buy Plitvice Lakes Entrance Tickets online: https://ticketing.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr/Index.aspx?l=EN

A great way to get between Split and Zagreb is to book onto our one-way transfer with a visit to Plitvice Lakes (tickets included) on the way. Check them out here:

https://www.discovercroatia.com.au/excursions/one-way-day-tours/

New ferry service in Split

There’s a new ferry service available in the Split area. From June 1 2019, travelers will be transported between  Split Airport and the islands of Brač (Bol) and Hvar (Stari Grad), and the city of Split with a new fast catamaran line branded  “Split Express”.

https://splitexpress.com/en/book-trip

For those heading straight to the islands, the new ferry will be a great way to avoid having to drive to Split to catch the ferry. The ferry will run from 1st June to 15th September 2019.

There’s also some new connections from Zadar to the north, all the way up to Rijeka, with a fast ferry Fast ship line Rijeka-Krk-Lopar(Rab)-Novalja(Pag)-Zadar and backwards