Welcome to Split!
Are you ready to kick start the most 11 epic days of your life? Hell yeah! Fly into Split Airport where we’ll pick you up and transfer you to our very own Tru Sailboat. Home for the next 8 days! Arrive any time from 11am. Split is a buzzing city with so much to see and do, so take a look around, settle in to your cabin, get your sea legs on, before we grab a welcome dinner on board in the evening. Get to know your new Trucrew over a well-deserved cocktail under the stars. Split is famous for its popping nightlife so we head out together and see where the night takes us. The first night is always the best night? Well, start as you mean to go on..
Sail to Hvar Town
Wake up to the sounds of the ocean, today we’re island-hopping to Hvar! A hotspot of Europe, a Mediterranean jewel and our next destination! Land ahoy! Along the way, we stop for a swim. Hvar really has something for everyone. Spend your day hiking up the zig-zag path to the Spanish fortress, the ultimate viewpoint to see all of Hvar in its beauty. Sit back and admire the views of turquoise blue waters, whitewashed cobbled streets and terracotta rooftops, or if that doesn’t tickle your fancy, check out the local town. In the evening we head out to the best bars in town. Sink a couple of beers, grab a famous rakija or order every rainbow coloured cocktail insight. Whatever you choose, we’re there with you. With a handful of bars and clubs open until the late AM, the night is ours for the taking!
Spanish Fortress, Beaches, Hvar Nightlife
Mljet National Park
This morning we sail towards Mljet Island and head off the beaten path to UNESCO world heritage site, Mljet National Park. A hidden gem of Croatia. You really won’t believe it, till you see it. A nature lover’s paradise. Spend your day swimming in crystal clear waters, taking a walk through the emerald green forest, or hiring a bike and cycling around the stunning lakes. The ultimate Instagram spot. 10/10 zen relaxation vibes, and the perfect place to experience a different side to Croatia. After spending the day reconnecting with nature it’s time for a feast! You have the option to join in The Captain’s Dinner. A 4-course meal hosted by your very own el captain & crew. (Additional costing) It’s a fun evening and an experience you won’t want to miss! Sit back as the sun goes down, beer in hand with your new TruFam as we island-hop into the sunset. What a day aye!
Explore Mljet National Park, Swimming, Captain's Dinner
We're going to Dubrovnik!
Dubrovnik is THE place to be, an up and coming city to rival that of every European hotspot out there. The most famous place in Croatia and the setting for King’s Landing, don’t know Game of Thrones? Who are you?! JK, A UNESCO World Heritage site, Dubrovnik oozes history, style and class. By day explore the aerial views of the city via cable cart up to Srd Mountain, walk the city's 1,940m long city walls or just find one of Dubrovnik’s many quirky bars for a colourful cocktail & umbrella. By night we head out to explore this magical town together as TruFam and indulge till your heart's content. Dubrovnik is known to come alive in the nighttime, so it’s only right we see what’s it all about! When in Croatia do as the Croatians do right?
Dubrovnik walking tour, Srd Mountain views, nightlife
Wake up & seas the day! We grab a delicious breakfast onboard on the open deck before we set sail to our next stop, Korcula! Croatia’s little hidden secret. Korcula has everything you could want and more. Crystal clear waters, a lively marina and hidden clubs and sunset bars. Will this be the highlight of your trip? We’ll let you decide that one.. If you’re looking for good vibes, delicious Croatian cuisine and 10/10 cocktails. Look no further. Korcula is for you! We spend the day checking out the local town and the city walls. Watch the sun go down on board before we head out to sample the local cocktail bars!
Explore Korcula, Nightlife
We’re going to Makarska! We leave Korcula in the morning and head to our next destination! Along the way, we stop for a swim, our TruExclusive. With the sun beaming down it’s only right we host our very own TruFloatilla! Grab the inflatable unicorn and pour the Prosecco as we’re having a boat party! A TruTravels Boat party that is! Music blaring, on deck dancing, float the day away, bubbly in hand as you drift in the crystal clear waters. Summer dreaming.. Sailing Croatia never felt so good! After drinking 1 too many glasses of prosecco, we sail on to Makarska where we dock overnight. Head out for dinner as TruFam and see where the night takes us. Makarska is full of hidden bars and secret restaurants. Famously a sea cave turned disco. Wild right? You know where to find us...
Floatilla, snorkelling, boat party
Brac Island & Beaches!
Grab some fresh crisp air, lay out tanning with a calming sea breeze. Today we’re heading towards Omis for one last beach day. Melt away your problems laying out onboard before we stop at a hidden bay on Brac Island. The ultimate insta hotspot. Look out into the distance as a member of your TruFam gets those all-important shots. If you didn’t gram it, did you even go? Lay out on Bačvice beach and take a dip in the crystal clear waters. In the evening, we set sail for Split. We take the scenic route as we sail into the Split Riviera. Breathtaking, stunning, full of restaurants and quirky cafes, the marina setting is that of a painting. The perfect destination to round off our epic sail-venture! We have dinner and drinks onboard one last time like the well-established sailors we are, before we start the 2nd part of our epic journey tomorrow, after island hopping for the last 7 days. This time we're on land!
Explore Brac Island, beach day, farewell dinner
Plitvice Lakes & Krka National Park
This morning we leave boat life behind as we pack up and head to paradise. Yep, that's right, paradise. We grab breakfast together before we head out on our road trip! We arrive in the afternoon to our first stop, Krka National Park, a natural beauty where you can swim in the waterfalls. We then head to Plitvice Lakes, one of the most photogenic places in all of Europe. You’ve probably seen the pictures on Instagram, watched the videos on Facebook but nothing will prepare you for the real thing. World Famous Plitvice waterfalls should be on everyone’s bucket list. Free-flowing waterfalls, pristine calm lakes. The perfect mixture of turquoise blue waters and emerald green forests. The ultimate relaxation station. Grab your GoPro and let’s go, the views are out of this world. In the evening we spend the night in our very own huts located close to the Plitvice Lakes. Is this a dream? No, no you’re actually here.
Explore Plitvice Lakes, Krka National Park
Sightseeing Plitvice & Pag Island
Wake up to the sounds of nature. Freshen up before we explore more of Plitvice. Walk the famous boardwalk, admire the pristine, calm lakes, breathe in the fresh air before Immersing yourself in the surrounding greenery and nature. In the early afternoon, we jump into our minivans for a change of scenery and head to our next destination. Pag Island & Zrce beach! The location of the legendary Hide-Out Festival. Every day is a party, beaches, beers and banging music. The afternoon is ours to spend as we please. Hit the beach, sit poolside in our edgy and quirky hostel or we'll meet you at the bar for happy hour. Who can say no to 2-4-1 daiquiris? Freshen up, and we head out for dinner and drinks!
Plitvice National Park, Pag Island, Zcre Beach
Magical & Historical Zadar
What a wild night, and it's time for us to split (see what we did there?)Our next stop is Zadar, Along the way we stop for the ultimate TruExclusive. If you’re looking for an authentic Croatian experience, this is it. We visit one of our Captains homes on the island of Pag, where we learn about sheep farming and have the opportunity to sample some famous Croatian favourites. Pag Cheese & Grappa. Made on this very farm. Delicious. Afterwards, we head to Zadar's Historic centre and take a look around. Check out Zadar’s famous Sea Organ, an experimental musical instrument, which plays music by way of sea wave! Late afternoon we head back to where the magic started, Split, for one last hurrah and a night on the town with your TruFam. It’s been a wild trip so it’s only right we go out with a bang. We grab a farewell dinner together before hitting up Split's coolest bars. We don't do average. Only legendary. Will this be the best night of the trip? Hey, maybe we’ve saved the best till last...
Have a chilled morning before we check out. 11 Wonderful, jam-packed days have come to an end but the memories of sailing Croatia together will last a lifetime. You're a member of the TruFamily now so don’t forget the Christmas card. Your Travel Ninja is on hand for any onwards plans you may have but in the meantime, let's plan that Tru reunion! We miss you already! Until next time TruFam. It's been real.