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Beautiful Skradinski Buk Waterfall In Krka National Park - Dalmatia Croatia, Europe Beautiful Skradinski Buk Waterfall In Krka National Park - Dalmatia Croatia, Europe

08 Jun 2024

Dubrovnik

11 nights

Borealis

Your cruise at a glance

Hand-crafted highlights

This cruise aboard Borealis will take you to some of the most impressive destinations located on the Dalmatian Coast. Explore Croatia's Krka National Park's tumbling waterfalls and Montenegro's Lovćen National Park for wildlife. Borealis will also cruise along the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, where a visit to Lokrum's botanical garden is not to be missed; accessed only by a scenic boat ride, it is home to over 800 species of exotic plants. Immerse yourself in local life by participating in a hands-on cooking session to prepare and sample the traditional Croatian dish peka, or visit an olive farm near Kotor to learn about their olive oil manufacturing process. You can also learn about the Phoenicians' history in Carthage from La Goulette and visit Cartagena's Roman sites with a local archaeologist.

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Highlights

Kotor bay, Orjen Mountains

Dramatically Mountainous Scenery

Join us on Borealis' deck as we sail into Montenegro’s outstandingly beautiful Bay of Kotor, surrounded by towering peaks, rocky coastlines, and dotted with waterside towns. Do make time to discover the magnificent Krka Waterfalls and take in the breathtaking Skradinski Buk waterfalls, the seventh, final, and longest waterfall on the Krka River, as it cascades into the river below. Our on board experts will provide commentary on the majestic Orjen Mountains to the west and the Lovćen Mountains to the east, while you'll also be accompanied by Geologist Tony Waltham, who will speak about how the terrain has evolved, especially the limestone regions from Croatia to Montenegro.

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Pasticada Croatian dish

The Dalmatia way of life

Life in the Dalmatians has been shaped over hundreds of years by its dynamic history, beautiful landscapes and rich culture, and is frequently influenced by the sea, where fishing is not only a commercial business but also connects the region to its extensive marine past. Fresh seafood, olive oil, and locally grown products are popular, and delectable meals like pasticada and peka highlight the culinary expertise of the region. Traditional folk music, such as Klapa, in which singers harmonise a cappella, conveys stories of Croatian history, which you may wish to discover more of on a tour of a local family's house to spend time with them learning how they make brandy and olive oil using centuries-old methods.

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Roman Amphitheater In Cartagena, Spain

Uncover Ancient Civilisations

The Dalmatian region has been profoundly affected by many civilisations over many centuries, making it a crossroads of cultural influences that have left an unmistakable mark on its identity. The Ancient Greeks founded colonies, and as the Romans moved the region within the vast Roman Empire, architectural marvels such as Diocletian's Palace were left to be discovered. Join us on a tour in Cartagena to uncover key Roman archaeological sites, such as the remains of the Roman Theatre, considered by many to be the Crown Jewel of Murcia, accompanied by a local archaeologist who will share their extensive knowledge with you. Bruno Soltic, a Croatian historian and archaeologist, will join you on board to discuss the fascinating history and lasting significance of ancient Mediterranean civilisations that you will explore on your cruise.

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Life On Board

Introducing Borealis

Sister ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for enjoying scenic cruising of the world's lesser-known waterways. From cruising past remarkable landscapes and historical sites to capturing the beauty of the natural world. 

Borealis at sea at sunset
Borealis at sea at sunset

Borealis

Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for taking guests on a journey around the globe, enabling more exploration in more exciting ports. Her smaller size, spacious public areas, open deck spaces and impressive array of restaurants make her perfect for longer voyages, and shorter journeys alike.

702 cabins
1,360 guests
662 crew
61,849 GT
25kts max speed
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Our Signature Experiences

To make your experience even more special, our Journey Planners have designed a unique programme of Signature Experiences which will allow you to discover real insights about the culture and nature of the places we are visiting, so you can arrive in each destination fully prepared to get the most out of your visit.

Itinerary Insights

We have carefully curated a programme of events to give you a deeper understanding of each of the destinations you will be visiting

Scenic Discoveries

Our Scenic Discoveries are designed to allow you to enjoy seeing the world from the unique perspective of our ships

The Ship and the Sea

Maritime is in our DNA - our history in shipping goes back almost 200 years

The Sky at Sea

There’s very little in the natural world more beautiful than a clear night sky, sunrise or sunset seen at sea

Treats of the Region

We love to bring a taste of the region's food, drink, local tastes and culinary traditions to life on board

Sample Shore Tours

At each port of call on your cruise, we carefully research and hand pick Shore Tour options for you, designed for you see as many of the world's best destinations as possible.

Below, you will find some sample Shore Tours which will give you an example of what to expect on your cruise. Your Shore Tours will be available to book approximately 8-13 weeks prior to departure via your My Cruises account.

 Discover Dubrovnik with Duka

Discover Dubrovnik with Vuka

Together with your local guide Vuka, head off the beaten track to explore the maze of narrow streets of Dubrovnik, hearing local stories and heading to undiscovered parts of the city. 

££££

Dubrovnik

Skradinski Buk Waterfall

Krka Waterfalls

Visit the spectacular Krka Park and view the spectacular waterfalls of Skradinski Buk, its traditional watermill and the Ethnological Museum.

££££

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Discover Cartharge with an Archaeologist

Discover Carthage with an Archaeologist

Embark on a scenic tour of the city of Carthage, exploring the Tophet, Punic Ports, five-storey Roman Amphitheatre, Byrsa Hill, Damous Charitatas Church and more with an archaeologist.

££££

La Goulette

Roman Cartagena with a Local Expert.

Roman Cartagena with a Local Expert

Travel back in time and discover the splendour of Roman Cartagena, joined by a specialist guide with great archaeological knowledge.

££££

Cartagena

Your Guest Speakers

We’ve arranged for some wonderful guest speakers to join us for this cruise. They will be delivering a programme of insightful talks and activities to deepen your cultural, artistic and historical understanding of the destinations we will be exploring, well as helping you to enjoy the natural beauty of the places we visit.

Bruno Soltic
Archaeologist & Croatian National

Bruno Soltic

A professor and archaeologist, Croatian national Bruno Soltic will be on hand speaking about the history that can be found in the ports of call throughout this cruise as well as the Croatian culture and way of life.

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Tony Waltham
Geology

Dr. Tony Waltham

Geologist, Dr. Tony Waltham will be joining us to deliver a series of engaging talks on the coastal geology of the Adriatic.

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Astronomy

Mark Hardaker - Go Stargazing

Go Stargazing is formed of a group of astronomers, all of whom are keen to encourage public interest in astronomy to as wide an audience as possible. On your cruise, Mark Hardaker will be out on the top deck in the evenings conducting stargazing sessions.

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Treats & Pastimes

In addition to our Signature Experiences, we have a selection of lovely Treats & Pastimes for you to enjoy when on board. Just check your Daily Times each day for full details.

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Cabins, Prices & Offers

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 15:00 19/04/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 15:00 19/04/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

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Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Suites have a private balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £3,499 pp

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Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted (BJD)

Borealis' Balcony Junior Adapted Suites have a balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare From £3,499 pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

Located on decks 6 & 7, Borealis' Balcony Suites have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £3,999 pp
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Premier Suite (PS)

Borealis' Premier Suites are located on Deck 7, and have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare From £5,099 pp
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Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted (PSD)

Borealis' Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and located on deck 7.

Freedom Fare From £5,099 pp
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Olsen Suite (OW)

The Olsen Suite is the largest suite on Borealis, with a private balcony and sitting area.

Freedom Fare From £6,399 pp
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Cruise Offers

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What's Included

SO MUCH ALREADY INCLUDED

As well as our Signature Experiences, there are a host of other treats to enjoy on board our ships.

  • À la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Daily buffet dining options
  • Late night Supper Club
  • Afternoon tea
  • Self-service tea & coffee
  • In-cabin dining & snacks
  • Evening shows
  • Live music & dancing
  • Dance classes
  • Lectures & talks
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Traditional deck games
  • Daily games & quizzes
  • Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Classes

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