Active Cruise Bike Opatija

Departure port: Opatija
Port of disembarkation: Opatija

8 days / 7 nights from 425 € p.P.


Cycling tour the Kvarner Bay

Anchoring destinations: Opatija – Krk – Rab – Pag – Ilovik – Lošinj – Cres - Opatija

Day 1: Opatija – Krk

Bike Course: Krk – Punat – Krk 

Length: 18 km – Total ascend: 120 m – Highest point: 50 m – Surface: 100% paved road

Difficulty level: 1/5

Arrival in Opatija and check in at Opatija harbour from 11:00. Departure at 13:00 followed by lunch on board on journey to the island of Krk. During the boat ride you will have an opportunity to meet your fellow passengers and the crew. Easy ride from the town Krk to the village of Punat and back to Krk town. Overnight.

Day 2: Krk

Bike Course: Krk – Dobrinj – Vrbnik – Baška

Length: 48 km – Total ascend: 660 m – Highest point: 315 m – Surface: 90 % paved road, 10% macadam

Difficulty level: 4/5

Today you will cycle through Mediterranean scented vegetation, olive groves and fig trees to the village of Dobrinj – a real town-museum, a synthesis of past and present. Ride through the dry-stone walls and flocks of sheep to the biggest field on the island – Vrbnik’s field with its famous golden yellow wine – the Žlahtina. You will rest in Vrbnik while tasting wine, cheese and prosciutto. Continue to the saddle Treskavac with the wonderful view to Punat valley and the small island of Košljun with franciscan monastery dating from 12th century. Downhill through Bašćanska Draga to Baška, getting know the sculptures of Glagolitic letters. Dinner on board with overnight in Baška. Remark: In case of bad weather conditions (bura wind), end of tour and overnight in Krk.

Day 3: Krk – Rab

BIKE 1: Lopar – Rab

Length: 22 km – Total ascend: 160 m – Highest point: 90 m – Surface: 100% paved road

Difficulty level: 2/5  

BIKE 2: Rab – Sv. Mara – Rab

Length: 21 km – Total ascend: 150 m – Highest point: 90 m – Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 2/5

During breakfast, the ship cruises to Lopar on the island of Rab – the second greenest croatian island. Our bike tour will lead us to a famous sandy beach bay. We then cycle through the interior of the island, past wonderful Supetarska Draga in the direction of the ancient walled city of Rab with its four famous bell towers situated on an arrow shaped spit of land. After lunch on board we will cycle more to the nature reserve ‘Dundo’ forest – one of the few surviving forests in the Mediterranean, which extends over the Kalifront peninsula. Swimming break in the picturesque bay St.Mara. Overnight in the port of Rab.

Day 4: Rab – Pag – Ilovik

Bike Couse: Tovarnele – Novalja – Mandre

Length: 35 km – Total ascend: 340 m – Highest point: 120 m – Surface: 100 % paved road

Difficulty level: 2/5

After a short crossing to the island of Pag we start a bike tour along the island’s beautiful moon-like landscape. First stop is the village of Lun with thousand years old olive trees and many stone walls. Be careful when cycling on this island due to many wandering sheep. The island is famous for its Pag cheese. We highly recommend a break in a traditional ‘konoba’ tavern to taste the cheese. In the idyllic village of Mandre we return to the ship and have lunch on board. We continue our cruise to the island of Ilovik, island full of flowers, where we have opportunity to walk, swimm and relax. Optional Captain’s dinner on board with overnight in Ilovik.

Day 5: Ilovik – Lošinj

BIKE 1: Mali Lošinj – Čikat – Veli Lošinj

Length: 20 km – Total ascend: 180 m – Highest point: 70 m – Surface: 95% paved, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 1/5

BIKE 2: Mali Lošinj – Sv. Ivan/ Providenca

Length: 21 km – Total ascend: 150 m – Highest point: 90 m – Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 2/5

After breakfast, we leave for Mali Lošinj. Bike tour through the lovely Čikat peninsula surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean herbs with enjoying the beautiful beaches. Continue to the picturesque village Veli Lošinj and back to the ship for lunch. Afternoon easy ride to one of the beaches or to the Sveti Ivan hill (250m) or the theme viewpoint Providenca where you can enjoy fantastic view to the city and the southern part of the Lošinj archipelago.

Day 6: Lošinj – Cres

Bike Course: M. Lošinj – Osor – Martinšćica

Length: 46 km

Total ascend: 500 m

Highest point: 190 m

Surface: 95 % paved road, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 3/5

After breakfast, we cycle through the pine and laurel trees towards Cres island (connected to Mali Losinj by small bridge) with our first stop in the artistic village of Osor and we take a more strenuous cycling towards the fishing village of Martinscica where lunch will be served on board. We continue our cruise towards the historic town of Cres for free evening and overnight.

Day 7: Cres – Opatija

Length: 27 km – Total ascend: 450 m – Highest point: 325 m – Surface: 100 % paved road

Difficulty level: 3/5

During breakfast, the ship departs for Mošćenička Draga on the Opatija riviera. From there we cycle along the coastal road with spectacular views of the sea and the islands to the village of Brseč, situated on a rock above the sea. After the break, we continue to cycle to St Jelena hill with the stunning panorama on Kvarner bay. Descend to Mošćenice – a medieval town situated on the foot of Perun hill and further to Lovran where the ship is waiting. Lunch on board and sailing to Opatija, where you have free evening to admire enchanting city, walk through the parks or along the 12 km long sea promenade called Lungomare. Overnight in Opatija.

Day 8: Opatija

An early breakfast before your final goodbyes to new friends and the crew.



SWIMMING BREAKS: In good weather and depending on timings we will have regular swim stops while the vessel anchors in secluded bays or after the cycling before departure to next island.
CYCLING ROUTE: The length of the daily cycling routes is estimated and depends on local information and various detours or short cuts that can be done en route. Sailing and cycling routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and capacity of the respective cyclists on board. Departure is during morning hours, mostly after breakfast.
BICYCLES: bike rental possible on request; Katarina Line is not responsible for any damage which may occur to personal bicycles during bike tours and transportation from land to the vessel and vice versa. Repair kit for personal bikes obligatory.
FOOD: Continental breakfast and either lunch or dinner. During our cycling routes, we recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialties. These meals are not included in the price of the trip and are paid by the customers. There is a possibility to book a captain’s dinner, which is paid directly on the spot and is offered by the captain and your tour guide.


TRADITIONAL ENSUITE: Wooden ships, cabins with private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds, air-conditioned salon.

Included services: Continental breakfasts, three course lunches OR dinner, unlimited water from water dispenser, professional guide, free WiFi.

UPPER/MAIN DECK CABINS ARE ALLOCATED ACCORDING TO AVAILABILITY! Lower deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.



 SATURDAY check in from 11.00h in Opatija harbor; Departure at 13.00h  


Oct 02, 09

May 01, 08, 15, 22;

Sep 25;

May 29;

Jun 05;

Sep 18;

Sep 04, 11;
Traditional Ensuite

Upper / Main deck

455 510 580 670
Traditional Ensuite

Lower deck

425 480 510 615



VISITOR’S TAX & PORT FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED (to be paid on the spot) EUR 40.- per person per week


  • adult on 3rd bed in a triple cabin  – 30%
  • children under 10 years  – 50%
  • single use of cabin +50% surcharge on twin share price. Excludes low season departures in A season (Oct 03) In other seasons avoid by sharing. (limited number of single cabins without supplement available)



Bike rental EUR 100.- per person/week, E-bike rental: EUR 150.- per person/week
Saddle bags rental EUR 14.- per person/week
Dinner supplement EUR 115.- per person/week, min. 10 pax required.
English breakfast supplement EUR 40.- per week – incl. 2 eggs, bacon, tomato and mushrooms, or fruit & yoghurt, or similar (regular continental breakfast
included in price of the cruise includes: coffee, tea, milk, glass of juice, cereal, bread, a variety of spreads – butter, honey,
jam, soft cheese; daily additions such as ham and cheese or boiled eggs, frankfurters, salami etc.).
Captain’s dinner EUR 25.- vessel’s speciality served (choice of fish or meat menu)
Wedding renewal or other occasional /
special day celebration package
EUR 150.- per couple – includes renewal ceremony performed by the captain, certificate, champagne, gift
Baby chair or baby cot rental EUR 50.- per week (to be paid on the spot)
Daily cabin cleaning EUR 15.- per person per week – daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek (to be ordered in advance)
Parking Possible from EUR 10. – 15. – daily
Airport transfers various airport possibilities (Zagreb, Trieste, Ljubljana, Venice) – price on request; FREE local transfers from Opatija hotels to
Opatija port.
Pre/post cruise accommodation Available on request – villas, hotels, private accommodation, hostels…
Ferry tickets Cabins, seats or deck, available for coastal & international ferry connections
Extra towels Guests will be provided with two towels for personal use per week. Extra towels can be rented for EUR 3.- & beach towels
EUR 5.- per week/towel. Katarina Line beach towel can be purchased on arrival for EUR 10.-


  • Advance payment – EUR 150 per person
  • Remainder latest one month prior to arrival
Conditions & Cancellation policy:
  • The Captain reserves the right in changing the route in case of bad weather conditions.
  • All Katarina Line cruise departures are guaranteed, however if less than 10 participants are booked, Katarina line reserves the right in cancelling the departure and changing the ship name if the need arises.
  • Guests are obliged to follow the ship rules and regulations found in written form onboard especially in regards to bringing drinks on board.
  • In case of inappropriate behavior Katarina Line/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark
Cancellation conditions:
  • From the day of confirmation up till 30 days prior to arrival – advance payment (EUR 150 per person) – non-refundable 
  • 29-22 days – 25% of the remaining balance
  • 21-15 days – 50% of the remaining balance
  • 14-0 days – 100% fee
  • Name change / date change fee – EUR 20 per person


 Launch Date:1952
 Cabins number: 12
 Passengers number: 24
 Length: 25,40 m
 Beam: 6 m
 Cruising Speed: 9-12 miles
 Water Capacity: 17.500 l
 Fuel Capacity: 5200 l
 Crew: yes

Wooden ships, air-conditioned cabins and salon with
private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds.

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