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8-day Ultra Return and 5-day one-way Croatia Sails
Departures: 13th July 2019
 
SPLIT - MAKARSKA - MLJET - DUBROVNIK - KORCULA - HVAR - SPLIT
 
For the past 6 years, ULTRA have held their European Festival in Croatia and it's been such a success that they have returned for 2019 - 12th, 13th and 14th July!
 
To coincide with this incredible electronic music festival, we have a special Ultra Cruise departure:
13 July Ultra Return - Starts in Split but after a short cruise to a nearby island for a pre-Ultra warm-up party, the boat returns to Split and overnights in the city on 13 July for the second night of the festival. The boat leaves Split for Makarska on Sunday 14th July.

These itineraries are designed to give you the best of both worlds: sightseeing, swimming, and chilling out during the sail, with overnights in Split for the festival!
With our experienced, fun crew, and like-minded shipmates (aged between 18-39), you are in the right hands for the trip of a lifetime! 
 
Ultra tickets are NOT included (as you can do 1, 2 or all 3 nights of the festival - it's up to you!). To purchase Ultra tickets, visit their website here: Buy Ultra Tickets
 
The full itinerary for the Ultra Cruises are below.
Go Croatia Sail Map
 
Day 1

13 July: Split to Ciovo to Split

After jumping on board and meeting your Captain, crew and shipmate, we depart Split at 1pm and get the atmosphere going with lunch and a quick cruise over to nearby Ciovo Island.

At Ciovo it's time to find a bay for swimming, drinks and dancing on deck with a pre-Ultra party! We head back to Split in the late afternoon and re-dock in the late afternoon, giving you time to have dinner, hit a couple of bars and make your way over to the stadium. The boat will overnight in Split so you can get back onboard at any time in the night/morning, as long as it is before 6.30am!
Go Croatia Sail group waving
 
Day 2

14 July: Split to Makarska

With a boat-full of recovering heads (and bodies), we take it easy in the morning with a long swim-stop, and get into Makarska in the afternoon, giving you time to go around the town, grab a gelato and have dinner in one of the many restaurants, pizzerias and tavernas that line the promenade. The most popular way to spend the night is at the famous Club Deep, also known as the "Rave in a Cave". Say no more.....
bike group mljet
 
Day 3

15 July: Makarska to Mljet

Our boat leaves early for the crossing to Mljet Island. After lunch, we will dock in either Pomena or Polace and have the rest of the afternoon free to explore this island's stunning National Park and its lakes - the peaceful antidote to Makarska's hedonism!

There are several options for this exploration: hire a bike for a couple of hours and pedal your way around the lakes' cycle paths, hire a kayak for paddle-power or simply go hiking. Sometimes, when the Mljet ports are overcrowded, after a few hours at the National Park we leave Mljet in the early evening and head to Slano for the evening/overnight. We also offer an onboard BBQ this evening in Mljet/Slano as the setting is perfect.

 

Optional excursions: Entrance to Mljet National Park (approx 110 kunas), bike or kayak hire (from 40 kunas), Captain's BBQ (approx 100 to 150 kunas, depending on inclusions)
See full details on Go Croatia Sail Excursions
cliff jumping dubrovnik
 
Day 4

16 July: Mljet or Slano to Dubrovnik

With some gorgeous bays around Mljet island, we are spoilt for choice for a swim stop this morning. We then cross to Dubrovnik through the Elaphite archipelago of islands - a truly amazing sight.

We arrive in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon, which gives you time for some must-dos, including a sunset walk around the famous walls and sampling a cocktail at one of the cliff bars as you watch the sun go down.

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in and around the Old City, as well as events at clubs such as Revelin.
Dubrovnik buggy safari
 
Day 5

17 July - Dubrovnik to Korcula

It's goodbye to Dubrovnik and hello to more incredible scenery as we head to Korcula Island, which is said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. The Old City (with the same name as the island) is another gem which hosts a small street party in the evening at the Deja Vu Bar!

Optional excursion: Wine-tasting
See full details on Go Croatia Sail Excursions
Korcula Boat Jump Sail Croatia
 
Day 6

18 July - Korcula to Hvar Island (Hvar Town or Stari Grad)

Hvar is rated as one of the highlights of the trip and it's not hard to see why. Its pocket harbour is a thing of beauty but you only get to truly appreciate it after climbing up to the fort that overlooks everything in the bay.
We arrive after lunch but often we are not able to dock until late afternoon until due to port restrictions. We strongly recommend taking a water taxi over to the city to get there earlier (3-4 Euros per person payable directly to the taxi)
Hvar's nightlife is also legendary and we recommend catching the sunset at Hula Hula bar and taking the organised shuttle boat over to Carpe Diem - the famous "club on an island".

IMPORTANT: Hvar Town's small port is often overcrowded in peak months (end of Jun to end of Aug) and the port authority may order the boat to dock elsewhere, such as Stari Grad, about 35 mins by bus from Hvar Town.

 

Go Croatia Sail group on Hvar
 
Day 7

19 July - Hvar Island to Split

Our final, full day starts with a swim stop at one of the many Pakleni Islands near Hvar and continues with a trip over to Brac Island to cruise past the iconic beach featured in almost every promo video about Croatia: Bol's Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) beach.
In the afternoon we dock back into Split, with enough time to take in some of the inspiring sights of this city, including Diocletian's Palace and Bacvice Beach.

If you fancy something more adventurous then we can also transfer you to Omis for a rafting excursion on the River Cetina.

Optional excursion: Cetina River Rafting
See full details on Go Croatia Sail Excursions

 

Go Croatia Sail group split
 
Day 8

20 July - Split

After breakfast it is time to say goodbye to your shipmates and crew. Check-out is by 9am. The adventure does not need to stop here though. There is no better tour to take afterwards than the incredible Go Bosnia Tour that departs at 10am from Split. This tour visits the best of Bosnia, including Kravica Waterfalls, Mostar, Sarajevo, the Olympic Mountains and Trebinje. Check it out here: Go Bosnia Tour

 

Split to Bosnia Mostar with Croatia Sail
8-day Ultra Return
Go Croatia Sail
Dates: 13th July 2019
Price: From £689 GBP to £739 GBP
 
The prices for the tour are laid out in the grid below by month. Please note: ALL PRICES ARE FOR BELOW DECK CABINS, ABOVE DECK CABINS ARE £50 GBP EXTRA.

Price includes:
  • 7 nights accommodation onboard
  • Half-board meals (breakfast and lunch)
  • Onboard Tour Leader
  • Bedding in your cabin (bring own beach towel)
  • UNLIMITED drinking water per person per day
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • Captain and Crew
  • Port fees and fuel

Price excludes:
  • All drinks onboard (boat runs a tab system) apart from free UNLIMITED drinking water,
  • 35 Euros Tourist Tax (payable on first day in cash - euros or kuna)
  • Dinners
  • Optional Excursions (see full list here)
  • Crew tips (at your discretion)
  • Beach towels (please bring your own)
  • Entrance fees to sites, national parks and museums

Optional Extra excursions:
  • Mljet National Park Bike Hire
  • Buggy Safari near Dubrovnik
  • Game of Thrones+Dubrovnik Walking Tour
  • Wine-Tasting in Korcula
Go Croatia Sail
 

 

START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
13 July 2019
20 July 2019
A Category - Ultra Return
£689
 

 

 

Q: What time does the boat depart from Split on day 1 (Saturday)?
A: Check-in is from 11.30am to 12.30pm and we then aim for the boat to then depart around 1.00pm.
Q: What time does the trip finish?
A: The boat docks back into Split on Friday afternoon and then overnights in Split. Breakfast is then from 7.30am on the Saturday and check-out must then be completed by 9am.
Q: What are the sleeping arrangements in the cabins?
A: Most of our cabins can be suited to couples who would prefer a double, or twin beds (2 separate beds) for friends who don't wish to share a bed. Please let us know your preference in advance - we can't always match your preference but we try to as best we can according to the configuration of travellers.
Q: Why doesn't the 7th July ULTRA Return stay in Split for 8th July Ultra as well?
A: If the boat stayed 2 nights in Split then there would not be enough time for the boat to get down to Dubrovnik and back for the rest of the sail, and Dubrovnik is not to be missed! So the 7th July cruise covers the Saturday of the festival. You can always get into Split a day before the sail, stay in a hotel/hostel and do the Friday night (6th July) at Ultra as well.
Q: What about triple cabins, for 3 friends in one cabin?
A: Three friends can share one cabin - 1 person in a separate bed and 2 in a double bed. There is a 5% discount on each passenger's space for triple-sharing.
Q: What is the arrangement for solo travellers?
A: Solo travellers would have to share a cabin with another solo traveller or third person from another group. We try to match people up according to gender, but this is not always possible due to passenger configurations. There is always the option of a single supplement as well (see below).
Q: If I don't want to share my cabin, can I pay a single supplement?
A: Yes, you can pay a single supplement. Our single supplement is 50% extra. You must book your single cabin in advance.
Q: What are the bathroom arrangements?
A: Every cabin has its own ensuite bathroom as standard!
Q: What is the difference between above deck and below deck cabins?
A: Above deck is on the main deck and lower deck is in the hull of the boat. There are advantages and disadvantages to both - lower deck cabins are often cooler and more peaceful at night as you do not have other passengers walking past your cabin as much as the above deck cabins. Above deck cabins are brighter with more natural ventilation and most open out onto the sea.
Q: What food is included?
A: You will have 2 meals everyday which consists of a continental breakfast (bread, spreads, with varieties of fruit, yoghurt, sausages etc throughout the week), and 3-course lunch (soup to start, followed by meat/fish/pasta/rice dish and a dessert).
Q: What if I am vegetarian or have other special dietary requirements, how can you help me?
A: Please tell us about your special dietary requirements before your cruise starts and our onboard cook will do their best to cater for them.
Q: Can I bring my own food and drink on board?
A: You can't bring your own food on board, apart from for special dietary requirements. This also applied to drink: drinks are not allowed to be brought on board (including water) as the boat runs its own bar (on a tab system).
Q:Can I pay for my bar tab by credit card?
A: Our boats do not have card facilities onboard. All payments for your bar tab can be made only by cash locally on your last day before you check out of the boat. The cash payment can be done in Croatian Kuna, Euro, or a mixture of the two.
Q:How many people will be on my boat?
A: Between 25 to 38 passengers, with 3 or 4 crew members.
Q:What nationalities and ages are on board?
A: Most of our guests are aged between 18 and 39, with the majority falling in the twenties and early thirties bracket. They are from English-speaking countries (UK, Ireland, Australia, NZ, South Africa, Canada, USA), EU countries (mostly Western Europe) and others such as Israel and Brazil.
Q:What if I miss, or am going to be late for the boat's departure?
A: Please let us know as soon as you can and we will advise you on where to catch up with the boat.
Q:How much spending money should I bring?
A: Personal spending money amounts obviously var from person to person but as a general rule around Euro 25 to Euro 30 per day can cover additional meals and optional entrances.
Q: Do I have to have any insurance?
A: We strongly recommend taking out travel insurance before you go.
Q: Are there any power sockets on board?
A: Our boats have power sockets in the cabins and in the salon area. They are European 2-pin sockets so don't forget your adaptors if you need them!
Q: How do I get to Split?
A: We have a whole page on our website dedicated to getting to Croatia and Split. Please click on it here.
Q: Are there towels provided on board?
A: Some bathroom towels are provided but you should definitely bring your own beach towels.
 

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