Couple onboard
Mini Cruise Information

What is Mini Cruise?

Couple in Mare Balticum restaurant

What is a Mini Cruise?

Looking for a short break? A weekend escape? In this case DFDS mini cruise might be the perfect solution for you! Our Baltic mini cruise packages offer a couple of nights on board, which means:

  • 2 romantic dinners on the waves
  • 2 sunrises met while having breakfast onboard
  • 1 day of activities in a spectacular Swedish Archipelago region / Coastal areas of Klaipeda.

Choose a Mini cruise to Lithuania/Sweden and visit local attractions saving 50%. During your mini cruise, you'll have access to all the comforts and facilities that our new and modern ferries have to offer.

Sea shop on DFDS ferry
Navigator's Bar
Children in Pirate‘s Island by Curiocity

Ferry facilities:

  • Onboard Sea Shop
  • Mare Balticum restaurant
  • 7 Seas Buffet
  • Lighthouse café
  • Navigator's bar
  • Kids play zone Pirate‘s Island by Curiocity
  • Mini-library
  • 2 Open decks
  • Pet friendly cabin options

After a full day of exploration, you can retreat to your private en suite cabin to relax and unwind.

Click here to find more information.

Sleeping in the cabin onboard
Commodore cabin Klaipeda-Karlshamn

What's included on a Mini Cruise?

  • Accommodation onboard in a cabin of your choice
  • Travel by foot, car or bike. Transportation type is up to you.
  • Time to explore local sights at your destination during the day.
  • Option to add pre-catering meal offers for a delicious onboard experience.
Klaipeda City Centre
Klaipeda "Jono Kalnelis"
Chess in Klaipeda City Centre

What to expect on a Mini Cruise

Your mini cruise package will always include the crossing itself and your en suite accommodation onboard.

You’ll also have ample time at your destination to take in some local sights and attractions. You can also include access and travel to specific attractions or events at your destination.

If you are not sure what to do at the destination: this guide might help you.

Woman drinks coffee onboard

Who are Mini Cruises for?

Our Mini Cruises are perfect for anyone who wants to experience a little adventure and relaxation on the open seas!

Whether you're a family with young children, a couple looking for a romantic getaway, or a group of friends seeking a new experience, our mini cruises have something for everyone.

Families will love the convenience of our mini cruises, with transportation and comfort onboard all taken care of. The little ones will have a blast in our play area, while parents can enjoy various dining options and cozy areas on board.

Couples can indulge in a cruise experience with comfortable cabins, fine dining, and fantastic destinations to explore together. Imagine sipping champagne on deck as the sun sets over the Baltic sea – the perfect romantic getaway!

And for groups of friends, our mini cruises offer special deals for 10 or more people. You can enjoy a night on board together, taking advantage of the great facilities and entertainment options while exploring new destinations.

No matter who you are, a mini cruise is the perfect way to escape the ordinary and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.