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KL2A+ Gay Cruise – Southern Explorer 2015

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing: Split – Makarska – Mljet – Dubrovnik – Šipan/Trstenik – Korčula – Hvar – Brač – Split

 

Gay cruising with vintage motor-sailing ships along the magnificent Dalmatian coastline & islands

Spend seven unforgettable days cruising on the Adriatic Sea from one island to another, explore beautiful nature, hidden bays and discover divine night clubs in places you will visit. This cruise departs with only gay passengers and gay friendly crew.

A+ Category Vessels

are the NEWEST addition to the fleet. Newly built vessels offer more space and comfort than the regular A & B category ships. Ships offer semi A/C. (some restrictions apply). Boat sizes vary with most carrying between 20 – 40 people

Must Do…

•Bring your own towels for swimming
•Pack lightly (we suggest a bag, not a suitcase)
•Book an optional tour or activity while in port
•Explore the historical towns/villages & meet some of the locals
•Evenings are free to take in some of the many bars, clubs
& cafes en route
•Catch an Adriatic Sunset…
•Take your camera – a picture speaks a thousand words
•Don’t forget to have the time of your life

Includes…

•Cabins are based on twin or double beds with en suite
•1 Captains Dinner
•7 Continental breakfasts
•7 Lunches
•Semi air conditioning
•Sightseeing Tour of Dubrovnik with English speaking guide

Optional Guided Sightseeing (in English):

•Day 5: Korčula €10
•Day 6: Hvar €10
•Day 7: Split €10

Optional Excursions (approx):

•Day 1: White Water Rafting: €30
•Day 8: Mostar Bus Excursion €68

Category A+ Important Information:

•Departures from SPLIT on SATURDAYS at 1.00pm (check in 11.00am)
•A+ Category cabins offer semi A/C – some restrictions apply
•All cabins are twin or double beds (below and on deck)
•On Deck Cabins are situated on main and top deck
•Compact Cabins with clean bed linen
•Two towels for personal use supplied
•Towels can be rented for €3 & beach towels €5 per week
•Ships vary in size with most carrying between 20 – 40 passengers
•The Captain reserves the right to change the route in the case of bad weather or other conditions
•Guests must abide by the Ships Rules (copy onboard)
•Cash bar available on board. Drinks cannot be brought onboard
•Departures are guaranteed, but Cruise Company reserves the right to cancel departures with less than 10 participants
•Meal & Drink Supplements are available and can be requested in advance
•Group Prices Available – minimum numbers apply
•This cruise is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility, young children and those unable to swim
•Please note that most arrival times into ports are in the late afternoon. Times to be advised during cruise
‘Travel Friend’ option available on request – great for singles wanting to share
Every effort is made to accommodate single travellers wishing to share a bunk cabin with another person of the same gender

2015 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Cruise Code: 2015-KL2A+GAY
Category A+
Lower Deck
private ensuite
Category A+
On Deck
private ensuite
Aug 151,535 twin
2,302 single
1,656 twin
2,483 single

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation
Visitor & Port Taxes €25 per person
National Park Entrance €10 – 15 (price varies with season & park) per person

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday:  Split – Makarska

Departure is from Split Harbour at 1.00pm. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast to the Makarska Riviera, one of the most attractive resorts on the Croatian coast. We spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches on the Riviera. Those feeling adventurous can join our White Water Rafting excursion on the Cetina River and meet up with the ship in Makarska.  In the evening overnight in the port of Makarska, one of the most attractive resorts on the Croatian Coast (D)

Day 2, Sunday:  Makarska – Island Of Mljet

Depart early morning towards Mljet, with the first stop at the Pelješac Peninsula for a refreshing swim. After the swim we continue to National Park Mljet. The afternoon is free for you to visit the salt lakes in the National Park, and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National Park, we can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National Park. Overnight is in port of Polača/Pomena. (B, L)

Day 3, Monday:  Island Of Mljet – Dubrovnik

After breakfast we depart for Dubrovnik, which is the highlight of this cruise. On route will be time just for a short swim. Enjoy the beautiful sights along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive in Dubrovnik in the afternoon when you can explore on your own or first join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. Take a walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. For those of you with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1,940 metre long city walls! We overnight in the port of this magical town. (B, L)

Day 4, Tuesday:  Dubrovnik – Šipan / Trstenik

This morning is free for you to further explore Dubrovnik – the Pearl of the Adriatic. Around lunch time we leave this magnificent city and continue our cruise towards the Island of Šipan or the little town of Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. (B, L)

Day 5, Wednesday:  Šipan or Trstenik – Korčula

After breakfast we depart for the Island of Korčula, the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch is on board somewhere in front of Lumbarda. This afternoon is free for you to explore the sights of legendary Korčula. An optional sightseeing tour is available. Overnight is in Korčula town. (B, L)

Day 6, Thursday:  Korčula – Hvar

Early in the morning we depart for the Pakleni Islands where we have lunch and time for swimming. We depart for Island of Hvar after lunch. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic. Optional tour is available. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower; also the oldest community theatre in Europe founded here in 1612. Hvar town offers plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday:   Hvar –  Brač – Split

Our next stop will be the Island of Brač. Swimming is planned at one of the best known beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol. After lunch we will start our journey back to Split with another swim-break in one of the many bays on Island of Brač. Enjoy the view of Split Riviera arriving in the late afternoon. Join our optional sightseeing tour and discover an abundance of Roman architecture inside the Diocletian Palace – UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B, L)

Day 8, Saturday:  Split

Cruise ends after breakfast by saying goodbye to the crew and all your new friends. (B)

 

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