August 24 31, 2019
2 Ships - Deluxe Superior (40 Men) & Premium Ship (40 Men)
Join us on Cruise4Bears All-Bears Croatia Adriatic coast gay cruise. Explore stunning Dalmatian islands and coastline. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring old historical towns or having fun till morning hours.
Enjoy swimming at secluded beaches, explore Dubrovnik, Hvar, Mljet National Park, jon us for optional Zip line over Cetina river canyon, and optional wine tasting in Korcula. Our ships are not big, but all-gay (one Deluxe Superior Class ship, and one Premium Class ship). Each ship can accommodate up to 40 gay men. We will be sailing with two ships together, like a Bear Armada.
Our Ship - Small, but All-Gay!
Brand new addition to Katarina Line fleet is a stunning 43 meters long and almost 9 meters wide Deluxe vessel. Built in 2015 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Admiral offers a maximum capacity of 39 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins and 1 single cabin, hot tub and a salon on the upper deck, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.
Cabins 14-16 m2 fully equipped double/twin cabins with private bathroom, shower and Air conditioning. Upper deck cabins have windows. Lower deck cabins have portholes. Double bed size 160 x 200 cm. They also include safe, hair dryer, cupboard, wardrobe, slippers, bathrobe, beach towel and vanity set.
Every yacht has 20 cabins and accommodates 40 men. But it’s 100% scalable. Depending on demand we will charter as many ships as we need. All traveling together, like a Bear Armada.
Ship accommodation, Sea transportation, free WI-FI, gratuities 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 1L of water pers/day and Daily tea, coffee, fresh fruit and snacks, Welcome cocktail and tastings.
Price does not include
5 Dinners (to be had on shore), Drinks at the bar, taxes & port fees, Flights, pre/post-cruise Hotel, Tours and Transfers.
Flights to Split
We strongly recommend arriving to Split on Fri 24 August. A safe departing flight should be after noon on Sat August 31. Many of us would be staying till Sun September 1. Host hotel will be offered for pre- and post- cruise stays.
Pre- & post-cruise
Host hotel with exclusive transfer to marina will be offered for Pre- and Post- Cruise stays. We plan to organize meetings and tours in Split too.
Tours & Transfers
Our tailor-made tours and transfers are designed only for us. Only 4 bears. Exclusive and men-only. Places are often limited, so booking in advance is highly recommended.
On board and onshore. White party, Hot’n’Sexy party or Costume Party are just examples of private parties we have had on previous Cruise4Bears.
Who can resist a cold drink in the middle of paradise? Good thing here is that ship bar has very reasonable prices: local beer 3€, heineken 4€, glass wine 4’5€, cocktails 8€, water 2€.
Croatia Adriatic Gay Bears Cruise Itinerary
Split / Jelsa, Hvar
Hvar / Korcula
Mljet / Dubrovnik
Pakleni Islands / Hvar
Hvar / Bol (Brac) / Split
Itinerary is subject to change
Day 1 - Saturday, August 24, 2019 Split / Jelsa, Hvar
Departure from Split harbour (13h for Admiral and Riva, Amore time TBC). Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. Later we arrive to town of Jelsa, on Hvar island, where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous bars, restaurants and other
architectural and cultural sites. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Jelsa.
Day 2 - Sunday, August 25, 2019 Jelsa, Hvar / Korcula
After breakfast depart for island Korcula, the birthplace of famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch on board in bay near the town of Korcula. Afternoon arrival where we overnight in port. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions
Korcula’s old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Optional sightseeing of Korcula and wine and appetizers tasting at a local winery before dinning in one of the numerous seafront restaurants or konobas on your own.Overnight in Korcula.
Day 3 - Monday, August 26, 2019 Mljet / Dubrovnik
After breakfast depart departure towards Mljet National Park to enjoy the sun, sea and tranquility of this peaceful island
and its salt lakes. In the middle of the large lake, you can visit the monastery and church on St. Mary isle or just rent a bike (optional) and cycle around these stunning lakes. Later, depart for Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise, where
we will enjoy City Walls Dinner (included) on board. Optional transfer after dinner to old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 4 - Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Dubrovnik
You can explore on your own or join our guided tour of the city followed by an optional cable car ride up to Srd
mountain for spectacular views of the old town. Take a walk through Stradun– both a street and a square, a
promenade inside the city walls. We also recommend a walk on top of the 1,940 m long city walls! Dinner on your own. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 5 - Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Trstenik, Pelješac
Morning departure towards small town of Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the
afternoon and spend the night. Optional Wine Tour + Ston town visit with private bus. Captain’s dinner on board in the evening (included). Overnight in Pelješac.
Day 6 - Thursday, August 29, 2019 Pakleni Islands / Hvar
Departure towards the Pakleni Islands for lunch and a swim stop followed by optional afternoon sightseeing of Hvar Town. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower as well as the oldest community theatre in Europe founded here in
1612. Hvar town offers abundant entertainment, excellent restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 7 - Friday, August 30, 2019 Hvar / Bol (Brac) / Split
Our next stop is Brac island. Swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden Horn - its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s village converted into a popular tourist destination. After lunch we will start our journey back to Split where the last overnight is planned. A swim break is planned on route in one of the many bays on Brac island. Enjoy the view of Split Riviera. Possibility to join our guided tour of Split, a monumental city under UNESCO protection that belongs not only to Croatians, but also to you, as it is a part of the world heritage. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Split.
Day 8 - Saturday, August 31, 2019 Split
Early breakfast and time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends.
14-16 m2 fully equipped double/twin cabin with private bathroom, shower and Air conditioning. Upper deck cabins have windows. Double bed size 160 x 200 cm. They also include safe, hair dryer, cupboard, wardrobe, slippers, bathrobe, beach towel and vanity set.
Deluxe Superior Class Ship Lower Deck Stateroom
14-16 m2 fully equipped double/twin cabins with private bathroom, shower and Air conditioning. Lower deck cabins have portholes. Double bed size 160 x 200 cm. They also include safe, hair dryer, cupboard, wardrobe, slippers, bathrobe, beach towel and vanity set.
Premium Class Ship Upper Deck Stateroom
14-16 m2 fully equipped double/twin cabin with private bathroom, shower. Upper deck cabins have windows. Double bed size 160 x 200 cm
Premium Class Ship Lower Deck Stateroom
14-16 m2 fully equipped double/twin cabins with private bathroom, shower. Lower deck cabins have portholes. Double bed size 160 x 200 cm.
All prices are per person, occupancy selected, and include all meals, accommodations and entertainment!
Taxes & fees of €190pp, optional insurance, and payment card charges are additional.
Prices does not include Visitors tax of 40 EUR per person per week to be paid on the spot
First deposit of €600 per person is required upon booking. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure.
Optional shore excursions will be offered.
Prices are cruise only and DO NOT INCLUDE return airfare! Please ask for airfare add-ons back to your home city.
Fares are subject to availability and may change without prior notice.
Also included are the traditional Cruise4Bears activities, subject to minimum participation.
If you cancel 91 days before departure: 250 EUR. 90-60 days: 25% of total. 60-30 days: 50% of total. Less than 30 days: 100% of total. Name change: 50 EUR/pers, permitted until 10 days before cruise. Costs are applied to total (incl. Taxes).