CROATIAN WILDS & GRECIAN ISLES Fly, Cruise, Tour and Stay package 

Package starts: 5th July 2024 – with flight from Australia to Split
Tour starts: 7th July 2024 – from Split, Croatia
Tour ends: 16th July 2024 – into Dubrovnik, Croatia
Cruise starts: 18th July 2024 – from Athens, Greece
Cruise ends: 25th July 2024 – into Athens, Greece
Package ends: 25th July 2024 – with flight back to Australia
returning approx 26/27 July depending on flight schedules.


– Explore Krka National Park`s maze of mesmerising waterfalls and crystalline lakes with a local guide
– Uncover the fascinating tales behind Our Lady of the Rock islet in the Bay of Kotor
– Savour the distinct flavours of Croatian cuisine with a cooking class and dinner in Korcula
– A cruise in the heart of the Aegean Sea, discovering the Greek Islands, featuring emblematic ancient heritage and unique landscapes with a mix of white sandy beaches and rocky bays.
– UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Acropolis in Athens (embarkation port), Delos, the sacred island, the monastery of Saint John and the Cave of the Apocalypse in Patmos, Kotor Bay and more
– Discover the pearls of the Cyclades: Amorgos, the Santorini Caldera, Folegandros, Delos, Paros and their ancient ruins, typical landscapes and beaches.
– An exceptional sunset cruise in the Santorini caldera.

EARLYBIRD SAVINGS: Hurry, all offers are capacity controlled by Ponant – first come, best dressed.
All rates in AUD per person from*
Twin DEL Deluxe Balcony was $20,065 – your exclusive price: $18,535*pp
Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony was $20,985 – your exclusive price: $19,270*pp
Twin DS Deluxe Suite was $25,915 – your exclusive price: $23,195*pp
Single DEL Deluxe Balcony was $29,875 – your exclusive price: $23,765* (limited space at this price)

– Return economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Split and ex Athens on return inc. tax
– One way transfer from Split airport to hotel
– 1 night pre-tour hotel stay in Split
– 9 night small group fully escorted tour from Split to Dubrovnik with 18 guests. Tour includes accommodation, transport, driver/guide and 14 meals (see below for more tour details)
– 1 night post-tour hotel stay in Dubrovnik
– One way transfer from Dubrovnik hotel to airport
– One way economy class airfare from Dubrovnik to Athens inc tax
– One way transfer from Athens airport to hotel
– 1 night hotel stay in a 5-star hotel Athens with breakfast
– One way transfer from Athens hotel to port
– 7 night Greek Islands cruise aboard the L`Austral round trip from Athens
– All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
– Captain`s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
– Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands)
– Evening entertainment and events
– Room service 24h (special selection)
– Port taxes
– One way transfer from Athens port to airport


Tour Itinerary
Day 1 – Split (Croatia)
This incredible journey will begin in Split, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed city beside the azure Adriatic. Tonight, get to know the rest of your tour group better over a delicious welcome dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel Jupiter (or similar)
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 – Split – Trogir
Today`s history-filled agenda begins with a walking tour of Split – where a local guide will take you into the white walls of Diocletian`s Palace, a vast fortress filled with centuries of history. You`ll also pay a visit to the Grgur Ninski Statue and the Cathedral of St Domnius, before moving on to medieval Trogir. Here, be taken around the maze of marble streets and Romanesque buildings by a local guide – before going your separate ways to explore this tiny island town and indulge in some delicious local cuisine.
Accommodation: Hotel Pasike (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 – Trogir – Krka National Park – Trogir
This morning will see you seeking the crystalline lakes and energetic waterfalls of Krka National Park. You`ll be shown around this mesmerising park by a local guide, before moving on to a local winery. At this quaint establishment we`ll learn the history of winemaking in the region – while being treated to a tasting of selected wines. After that, you`ll round off the day with some free time to relax back in Trogir.
Accommodation: Hotel Pasike (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Trogir – Korcula
Today you`ll say goodbye to Trogir and move on to Split, where you`ll catch the ferry to Korcula – an island that`s reputed to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. After checking into the hotel, your Tour Leader will take you on a stroll through the Old Town, before enjoying some free time to delve deeper into the hidden treasures of this medieval island. Then: time to hone those culinary skills! Uncover the distinct and unique flavours of Croatian cuisine with an included cookery class – and indulge in your creations for dinner this evening. Accommodation: Hotel Marko Polo (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 – Korcula
Today you`re free to explore Korcula as you wish. Lounge at a nearby beach or find a cafe and get better acquainted with the local cuisine. If you`re in the mood for exploration, you can even hop aboard a taxi boat to the tiny island of Vrnik.
Accommodation: Hotel Marko Polo (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – Korcula – Peljesac Peninsula – Kotor (Montenegro)
After bidding farewell to Korcula, set sail to the nearby Peljesac Peninsula – a hotspot for winemaking since the days of the Roman Empire. Savour the fruits of this ancient tradition with a visit to a local winery before you leave Croatia for Montenegro. Kotor Bay is a soul-stirring sight – and at the centre lies UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kotor town, seemingly untouched by time. Enjoy some free time to explore the picturesque Old Town at your leisure, before reconvening tonight for sumptuous group dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel Vardar (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 – Kotor
First today: a guided walking tour of Kotor. Old Kotor was built like a maze for protective purposes – and it`s very easy to get lost here without some local expertise! Following that, you`ll take to the water. A boat will carry you to Our Lady of the Rocks: a small church on a manmade island. After hearing the fascinating legend behind the church, return to Kotor – where you`ll be free to spend the rest of the afternoon as you please.
Accommodation: Hotel Vardar (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 – Kotor – Lovcen National Park – Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Today it`s back on the road (taking the scenic route, of course) as we make our way to the picturesque Lovcen National Park. A local guide will show us around as we soak up the incredible views across Montenegro. Then, you`ll pay a visit to the charming village of Njeguai – where you`ll have time to enjoy lunch at your leisure. Moving onto Dubrovnik – the evening will be yours to hunt down more local fare, explore the city`s cobbled streets or simply put your feet up and relax at the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel More (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 – Dubrovnik
Today`s guided tour of Dubrovnik includes strolling through the Old Town, where you`ll see the likes of the Franciscan Monastery, Sponza Palace, the Cathedral of Our Lady and the Old Port. If the weather is on your side, take the opportunity to climb the spectacular Mt Srd on a cable car ride. Tonight, come together for one last included dinner – and clink glasses to what an incredible nine days it has been.
Accommodation: Hotel More (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10 – Dubrovnik – Trsteno – Dubrovnik
Before your journey comes to an end, there`s still plenty of time to round things off with a visit to the beautiful Trsteno Arboretum. After tucking into a delicious lunch at a local oyster farm, return to Dubrovnik – where you`ll say your goodbyes.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Special Conditions

*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (18Jul23). Some cabins may have obstructed views. All airfares/taxes are due in full 24 hours from reservation and strict cancellation/change fees apply. Selected routing and airlines apply to package offers - any variances requested by guest will incur surcharges. Visitors to the United States/Canada must complete an online ESTA/CAN ESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that the prices shown here are not shown in real time. While we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ from the prices in our booking system at time of reservation. Transfers only included if guests are arriving/departing by air at specific airports on exact package dates. Offer ends 31Aug23 or sold out/withdrawn and is subject to availability at time of booking. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty.

Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 05 Feb 2024 to 31 Mar 2024 or until sold out/withdrawn.
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