Central Navigator

Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds

Central Navigator

14Days    From  €1,311pp
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Central Navigator

Central Navigator

Explore Central Europe's ancient medieval towns and elegant capitals. Marvel at iconic sights as your adventure journeys you to the coast where you'll take to the seas. You'll finish the trip with a truly unique experience sailing around the islands of Croatia with MedSailors. Picture untouched beaches, swimming in crystal clear waters and watching gorgeous sunsets.

Highlights

Venice Canals

Best explored by gondola, experience Venice from the water.

Budapest Ruin Bars

Have a drink in the ruins of abandoned buildings from WWII.

Sail with MedSailors

Sail around breathtaking islands on a skippered sailing holiday with MedSailors

Hvar Town

A hilltop fortress, 13th-century walls, palaces and traffic-free marble streets.

Itinerary

Rome
Day 1

Rome

We begin in the Ancient City of Rome, Italy. Lucky for us we have whole day to experience everything Rome has to offer! Tour the Colosseum and Roman Forum, or 'Conquer the Capital', including the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon.

Rome to Venice
Day 2

Rome to Venice

Today we travel from Rome to Venice - a unique city, perched across 118 islands. See the world-famous St Marks Square, Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge and be sure to enjoy a legendary gondola ride, a must do in Venice!

Venice to Lake Bled
Day 3

Venice to Lake Bled

Get your cameras ready, from Venice we'll head to Lake Bled for a picture-perfect experience. The blue-green lake has an island, clifftop medieval castle, and picturesque mountains allowing the perfect insta photo opportunity.

Lake Bled to Ljubljana
Day 3 cont.

Lake Bled to Ljubljana

From the unforgettable lake, it's only a short drive to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Despite its small size, it features a wealth of cultures, activities and sights including the breathtaking Ljubljana Castle overlooking the city and dating back to the 16th Century.

Ljubljana to Budapest
Day 4

Ljubljana to Budapest

Departing Ljubljana we journey across the border into Hungary. The drive along the way is full of rolling hills, vineyards and the largest lake of the region, Lake Balaton. Once we reach the eclectic city of Budapest, we will spend the evening dancing away at one of the legendary ruin bars.

Budapest
Day 5

Budapest

Blessed with an abundance of hot springs, and known to cure a macskajaj (hangover), start the day 'taking the waters' in Budapest at the famous Szechenyi baths. From there roam the city streets to spot historic remains, new flamboyant architecture, taste Hungarian goulash or take a leisurely walk along the Danube.

Budapest to Bosnian Mountain Lodge
Day 6

Budapest to Bosnian Mountain Lodge

Leaving Budapest we make our way to a medieval Bosnian settlement nestled in remote mountains. Get a glimpse of village life as it would have been in centuries gone by, as we enjoy a relaxed night with a sumptuous Bosnian feast and quaint log cabins in stunning forest surroundings.

Bosnian Mountain Lodge to Mostar
Day 7

Bosnian Mountain Lodge to Mostar

On our final day we journey into a beautiful slice of the past, Mostar. This enchanting and historical town in Bosnia-Herzegovina has stunning religious buildings with Roman and Ottoman influences but the main landmark is the majestic stone arc of Stari Most Bridge.

Mostar to Split
Day 7 cont.

Mostar to Split

Our journey continues into our final destination on land, Split, Croatia's second-largest city. Explore the bustling seaside promenade, Riva or spend your afternoon wandering the cobbled streets of Old Town discovering the famous Diocletian Palace and prep for your sailing journey with MedSailors.

Split to Supetar
Day 8

Split to Supetar

Today we take to the seas with MedSailors! Departing Split in the afternoon, we sail to the tranquil island of Solta. Spend the day swimming and paddleboarding in crystal clear turquoise waters. As evening approaches, sample delicious Croatian cuisine as you take in your very first sunset on the yacht.

Vrboska, Hvar
Day 9

Vrboska, Hvar

Reaching Vrboska in the afternoon, venture around Croatia's Little Venice and Croatia's oldest town Stari Grad. Fancy a party? Head over to Hvar Town and check out St Stephens Square before experiencing the best nightlife the island has to offer.

Loviste
Day 10

Loviste

We sail to Loviste on the Peljesac Peninsula. Laze the day away or paddleboard in the crystal-clear turquoise water. Tuck into a top Croatian dinner and enjoy a superb sunset, topped off with an evening under the stars.

Lumbarda, Korcula
Day 11

Lumbarda, Korcula

Next stop is Korcula island. Arriving at the small fishing village Lumbarda, spend the afternoon wine tasting or explore the sights of Old Town. Visit the Marco Polo Museum and get lost in St Mark's Square, the evening is yours!

Mljet
Day 12

Mljet

Calling all nature lovers, next up is the tiny green island of Mljet. Discover Mljet National Park, the salt lakes and the Benedictine Monastery. Snorkel through hidden coves, bike through the wild pine forest or relax on untouched sandy beaches.

Sipan
Day 13

Sipan

Voyaging to Sipan, the largest of the Elaphiti Islands, we spend the day on a quiet beach. For those keen to explore, check out the amazing ruins of St Peter's Church. In evening, we'll have sunset drinks on the yacht and dinner at a local konoba (restaurant).

Dubrovnik
Day 14

Dubrovnik

Today we cruise into Dubrovnik, Croatia for our final sail. Known for its historical medieval architecture, admire Dubrovnik’s Ancient City Walls and explore the wonders of Old Town before you end the day with an epic night out.

What’s included on every Wild Kiwi tour

Expert local guide/driverNew 18 seat vehicleFlash-pack accomodationBreakfast everyday

What's also included on this tour

  • 7 Days sailing Croatia on-board a premier yacht
  • 2 Group dinners whilst overland
  • 6 Mediterranean lunches on-board your yacht
  • Explore & learn to sail with your professional skipper
  • Driving tour of Budapest
  • Walking tours of Venice and Ljubljana
  • Orientation tour of Mostar
  • Entry to Szechenyi Thermal Baths
  • Ruin Bar Pub Crawl
  • Budapest Citadella viewpoint
  • Walk around Lake Bled
  • Ljubljana Schnapps Tasting
  • Stand up paddle board, dinghy & snorkelling gear while sailing

Amazing trip! The itinerary is put together well to see all the highlights of the East Coast in two weeks, while still having enough time to indulge in each city’s unique atmosphere.

Frank Plessers
Belgium

The bus trips were excellent and traveling with a smaller group was far more fun then the larger tour groups. Got to see many things a long the way with plenty of stops. Would definitely recommend this trip. Made family and friends back home very jealous.

Luke Malynn
New Zealand

I could go on and on but I believe with other reviews, this company's reputation speaks for itself. Mahalo for a wonderful time. Aloha!

Florence James
United States

Why Wild Kiwi

Our Vehicles

Our Vehicles

Our vehicles get wolf whistles wherever they go – and for good reason, with massive windows to give you an incredible view (they’re tinted too, to protect you from baking in the sun), USB ports and enough leg room to stretch out. There’s also unlimited WIFI available – Talk about the high life!

Our Guides

Our Guides

We find epic humans with a love for NZ, a fondness for creating good times, and the gift of the gab when we put them behind the wheel, tasked with giving you the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime. Our experienced guides pride themselves on finding places a little off the beaten track to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

Small Groups

Small Groups

Despite what people say, we think small is best – when it comes to travelling, that is. It means you don’t get lost or left out in the chaos of a large group and you really get to know your fellow Wild Kiwis. Be prepared to make some awesome friendships with people from around the globe – we tend to get tight on our tours!

How it works

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Getting there

You can fly direct to Rome with many International carriers, as well as domestically within Italy.