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 ship is not big, but all-gay, it can accommodate up to 40 gay men, but depending on demand we will charter as many ships as we need. All traveling 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 25 May. A safe departing flight should be after noon on Sat Jun 2. Many of us would be staying till Sun Jun 3. 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 / Makarska
Makarska / Mljet
Mljet / Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik / Trstenik
Trstenik / Korcula
Korcula / Hvar
Hvar / Bol (Brac) / Split
Day 1 - Saturday, May 26, 2018 Split / Makarska
Departure from Split harbour towards Makarska at 13:00h. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. From there, those feeling adventurous can join our optional river rafting excursion or zipline on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites.
Day 2 - Sunday, May 27, 2018 Makarska / Mljet
Early morning departure towards Mljet with a stop on the Pelješac peninsula for a refreshing swim. Afternoon visit to salt lakes in Mljet National Park to enjoy the sun, sea and tranquility of this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, you can visit the monastery and church on St. Mary isle or just rent a bike (optional) and cycle around these stunning lakes. Overnight in port Polaca/Pomena.
Day 3 - Monday, May 28, 2018 Mljet / Dubrovnik
After breakfast depart for Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise. Enjoy the nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive to Dubrovnik in the afternoon when 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! Overnight in the port of this magical town.
Day 4 - Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Dubrovnik - Šipan / Trstenik
Morning is free to explore Dubrovnik. Discover the beauty of history through numerous monuments, little streets, churches... Around noon we leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards Šipan island or small town of Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Possibility of visiting a local winery.
Day 5 - Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Šipan / Trstenik - 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.
Day 6 - Thursday, May 31, 2018 Korcula / Hvar
Early departure towards the Pakleni Islands for lunch and a swim stop followed by optional afternoon sightseeing of Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. 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 offers abundant entertainment, excellent restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 7 - Friday, June 1, 2018 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.
Day 8 - Saturday, June 2, 2018 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.
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.
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.
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: 150 EUR. 90-60 days: 25% of total. 60-30 days: 50% of total. Less than 30 days: 100% of total. Name change: 35 EUR/pers, permitted until 10 days before cruise. Costs are applied to total (incl. Taxes).