Experience the Azure Adriatic and Dalmatia Coast on our Signature Gay Cruise! Join up to 36 gay men on our all-gay cruise caressing the turquoise blue waters of The Dalmatian Coast. From the comfort of our private yacht – the MV Black Swan – we’ll see splendid coastlines, explore national parks, wander through medieval towns, and plunge into the balmy waters of the Adriatic. Your OUT Adventures Concierge team will also give you ample opportunities to socialize, explore, and dine at Croatia’s best restaurants. Note: this year we're upping the ante by including almost all meals and gratuities (including guides and crew) in the listed pricing!
• Stroll the medieval walls surrounding old Dubrovnik
• Daily dips in the crystal blue waters of the Adriatic Sea
• Lounge on the upper deck of our Private Yacht
• Enjoy Roman architecture in Split
• Savour Croatian wines in Korcula
• Channel your inner celebrity in Hvar
• Explore historic monuments & dance the night away in Zagreb
Croatia Dalmatia Gay Cruise Tour 2020 Itinerary
Day 1 - Saturday, July 11, 2020
Dubrovnik, Croatia Arrival
Bok! Welcome to Croatia.
You can meet the Tour Host at the host hotel for an included transfer at noon, or make your own way to the yacht. Boarding is between noon and 2PM.
Onboard we’ll enjoy an included lunch and safety briefing, then head to town for a walking tour and cable ride up Srd Mountain.
Soak up the scenic views of the Old City Walls and Elaphiti Islands, then enjoy some free time before a fabulous Welcome Dinner in the heart of Dubrovnik.
If you are checking in to the hotel under your Croatia gay cruise reservation, a complimentary arrival transfer will be included.
Day 2 - Sunday, July 12, 2020
Dubrovnik / Mljet
Today we depart early, enjoy our first morning swim stop in a secluded bay, then cruise to the island of Mljet.
There we’ll stroll through the famous salt lakes of Mljet National Park. This visit includes a boat ride to St Mary Isle, where we’ll visit an ancient monastery, an old abbey, and a church that dates back to the 12th century.
If you’d like to get your blood flowing you can also rent a kayak, bike or scooter to roam on your own. Tonight we’ll enjoy a Barbecue Dinner aboard the boat in either Polaca or Pomena.
Day 3 - Monday, July 13, 2020
Mljet / Trstenik
Another morning, another beautiful swim stop. Then lunch... and another swim stop.
Eventually we arrive in Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, and head to a modern winery. A private tour of the grounds and cellar await, then an exquisite 3-course dinner featuring five of the property’s finest wines.
Our boat remains moored in Trstenik tonight.
Day 4 - Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Trstenik / Korcula
Today we depart for the birthplace of Marco Polo and one of our favourite stops: Korcula.
Enjoy a swim stop and lunch along the way, then upon arrival enjoy an afternoon walking tour with one of our favourite sassy female guides. It’s only a short walk to the old town so we encourage you to explore the area and its charming shops, bars and restaurants.
This evening features an optional dinner at one of the most famous restaurants in town, and it’s owned by a renowned entrepreneur in the city.
Day 5 - Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Korcula / Vis / Blue Caves
Today features two more decadent swim stops, lunch, and a potential visit to the Blue Caves (weather permitting).
Late this afternoon we arrive at the charming town of Vis, known for its former Yugoslav Naval base. Wander the main street for handicrafts and locally-produced fashion, then join us aboard the boat for dinner.
Day 6 - Thursday, July 16, 2020
Vis / Hvar
If we didn’t make it to the Blue Caves yesterday, we’ll try again this morning.
Otherwise we’ll head for jet-set Hvar: the island of mega yachts, fine dining, and celebrity sightings. Orient yourself with our guided walking tour, then feel free to explore.
We highly recommend the short hike to Tvrdava Fortica for one of the best views of your life.
Tonight is free, or you can join an optional dinner at one of our favourite gourmet restaurants.
Day 7 - Friday, July 17, 2020
Bol / Brac / Split
Today marks our last full day aboard the yacht.
We depart from Hvar with a morning swim stop, lunch, and a final swim stop near Bol & Brac.
There we’ll drop anchor, then ride zodiacs to the shores of Dalmatia’s most famous beach: Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn).
Finally we’ll continue to Split for our final walking tour, Captain’s Dinner, and optional drinks at a Queer-welcoming Bar.
Day 8 - Saturday, July 18, 2020
Split / Željava Air Base / Zagreb
Bid farewell to our amazing crew before you disembark the ship this morning.
We’ll then head to Licko Petrovo Selo, where we’ll meet the female leader of this Serbian community to learn about their history and culture.
We’ll then visit Željava Air Base on the Bosnian border. Snap a few photos with an abandoned war plane before we head to Zagreb for one final night.
After we check in to our centrally located Hotel Dubrovnik we’ll head out for a walking tour and a gorgeous Farewell Dinner.
Day 9 - Sunday, July 19, 2020
There are no activities planned today, and check out is at 11 AM.
A complimentary departure airport transfer included.
Your Ship - M/V Black Swan
Black Swan is a new built (2018) Deluxe Superior vessel 158ft long and 28ft wide with 38 beds in 18 modernly equipped cabins. You can choose between five cabins on upper deck (some with panoramic windows), five cabins on main deck with large windows and eight spacious cabins in lower deck with port holes.
All cabins are equipped smartly and modernly with TV, air conditioning, ventilation, safety deposit box, SOS alarm, smoke detectors, emergency lights and audio system for announcements and light music. Free WiFI is available throughout the ship. Electrical outlets are European 2 pin point power outlet and 1 USB outlet.
Each cabin has a leather upholstered bed with space for luggage storage and safety jackets, a comfortable armchair, onyx desk, ottoman, two nightstands, spacious wardrobe closet and panoramic windows, large windows or portholes and a special light fixture above the bed for intimate lighting. Materials used for interior fittings are solid wood, veneer, onyx, marble, leather, stainless steel and glass. Bathrooms have a spacious shower, hair dryer, black marble sink stand and a mirror across the wall.
Extra services available include massage, laundry (washing and ironing), breakfast in bed/room service.