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From Split & Trogir: Krka Waterfalls Day Tour with boat ride

1. From Split & Trogir: Krka Waterfalls Day Tour with boat ride

Witness the lush beauty of the Krka National Park on a day trip from Split or Trogir. Depart Split and relax on the short journey to Krka National Park, known for its spectacular waterfalls and the travertine barrier of Skradinski Buk. Listen to your host as they explain all the secrets of the stunning setting and its scenic attractions. Upon arrival, get some free time to stroll the well-organized trails and wander through the lush green forests at your own pace. Hike to a small collection of renovated stone houses, workshops, and other authentic buildings, including a watermill that demonstrates sustainable village life from centuries ago. Wind your way down to the Krka River, stopping every now and again to read the educational maps and interesting information about the herbs and animal species that make the park their home. Relax under the shade of the tall trees, or sit down on the banks of the river and watch the water rush by. Then, enjoy a boat ride down the Krka river canyon, which will take you to the town of Skradin. Located within the grounds of the national park, you will have 2 hours here to relax. Then, say farewell to this piece of paradise and hop back on the bus. Enjoy back to Split via a landscape of striking beauty and pass the picturesque villages of Dalmatia.

From Split or Trogir: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik

2. From Split or Trogir: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik

Embark on a journey by bus to see some of Croatia's most stunning natural wonders in Krka National Park. Before visiting a historic town, follow your guide through the park's pathways, marvelling at its clear waterfalls. Begin your day with a drive that takes you between the Dalmatian coast and the hinterland. You enjoy views of Trogir, Split, and the surrounding landscape that features abundant greenery and picturesque villages. On this full-day excursion, your first stop will be in Šibenik to see the sights of the town, including the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral. As you continue the drive you’ll have great views of the coast and offshore islands, and hear from your guide about the area's history. The next stop is in Krka National Park, at the Krka waterfalls. Walk along the wooden paths through the park’s stunning scenery, and hear the singing of rare birds and seawater mills that have been in action for centuries. See the magnificent Skradinski Buk, the biggest waterfall in the park, and one of the most beautiful cliff waterfalls in Europe. Visit Peninsula Primošten. Some of Croatia’s best-voted beaches are native to Primošten, and its vineyards are even on the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Enjoy in this medieval island town to swim, chill, eat, or take a scenic stroll.

Split: Afternoon Krka Waterfalls Tour with Boat & Beach Time

3. Split: Afternoon Krka Waterfalls Tour with Boat & Beach Time

Experience the wonder of Krka National Park on a day trip from Split. Admire the scenic waterfalls, take a river cruise, and go for a dip in the river. Check in with your guide and board a bus to Krka National Park. Get discounted access to the park. Have some free time to explore the natural beauty of Krka National Park. Take a river cruise on the Krka river towards the city of Skradin. Relax on the beach or swim in the crystal clear Krka river.

Cetina River Rafting Adventure from Split

4. Cetina River Rafting Adventure from Split

Rafting on the Cetina River is a popular and adventurous trip in Dalmatia. Rafting in the protected area of the river canyon attracts many tourists every summer. The quiet parts of the river and the second and third grade rapids enable a 3-hour combination of adventure and relaxation in the amazing Cetina river canyon. Your journey through the crystal green waters of the Cetina River ends in Blato na Cetini village, where you will have free time for other activities. Begin the day at Diocletian’s Palace in the center of Split and then get into an air-conditioned minivan for the brief ride to the Cetina River. Stop to admire the river from the top of the canyon before learning the proper white-water rafting technique and getting all your safety equipment, including a life jacket and a helmet. The water temperature varies from 57 to 62 degrees Fahrenheit (14 to 17 degrees Celsius), so a wet suit is provided. The rafts hold up to 7 people plus the skipper. As you paddle down the river, take in the views of the Croatian countryside and the moss-covered walls of the canyon that flanks the river. Expect the flow to change, going from calm to slightly rough and then placid again. Don’t forget you can jump off the raft and take a swim. The distance will be about 7 miles (11 kilometers) in total. After 3 hours on the river, paddle to shore and finish your raft ride at a traditional bread-making restaurant called Radmanove Mlinice. After using the restaurant’s facilities to freshen up, take a well-earned rest in the garden. Refuel with a lunch at your own expense. After freshening up, board the minivan for the hour-long journey back to Split. Itinerary: Departure from your hotel according to the plan 10:30AM - Bus ride via Zadvarje village and arrival to the starting point in Čikotina Lađa village 10:40AM - 11:00AM - Safety briefing and introduction to rafting 11:00AM - 2:00 /2:30PM - Rafting 2:00/2:30PM - End of the rafting tour in Blato na Cetini village 2:30PM - 3:00PM - Chang clothes and departure for Split 3:35PM - Arrival in Split Please note that timings are approximate. 

Skradin: Krka National Park E-Bike Adventure & Viewing Point

5. Skradin: Krka National Park E-Bike Adventure & Viewing Point

An electric bike ride through the Krka National Park How does this ride look? Join us on one of the most beautiful trails in the Krka National Park where you will gain unforgettable memories. Along the way you will step into untouched nature, and we will enjoy the beauties of the region. The ride starts in Skradin or Scardona, a Roman medieval town located on the right bank of the river Krka. You will visit a viewpoint on the hill Zurica where you will have a spectacular view of river Krka and Prokljansko Lake. This trail will then lead you to the edge of the canyon of Krka to a place called Vukovica podi, where another breathtaking scenery is waiting for you. There are so many beautiful places that you will see along this ride. The trail is 25-35 kilometers long. You will use electric bikes and this trail is easy and fun for both amateurs and professionals. On the way back you will have another opportunity to admire the city of Skradin beacause this adventurous ride ends right here.

From Split: Private Krka Waterfalls Tour with Transfer

6. From Split: Private Krka Waterfalls Tour with Transfer

This tour takes you to the unique water world full of mesmerizing beauty. Stroll, admire and swim in the vast area full of natural lakes with fresh, crystal clear water and phenomenal awe-inspiring waterfalls. Enjoy a ride with our brand new Mercedes S-class and our professional English-speaking driver who will pick you up at your selected address. Split to Krka national park tour lets you explore the amazing Krka Waterfalls and walking trails of this exceptional National Park. Experience the beauty of the world-famous Skradinski Buk area, take amazing photos, and have the best memories of your life. Your dream day would look like this: After visiting a National Park you’ll take a panoramic boat cruise from Skradinski Buk to Skradin. The national park is a vast and primarily unaltered area of exceptional natural value, including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. The purpose of the park is primarily to serve science, culture, education, and recreation, while tourism activities have also been introduced for its visitors. Including the submerged part of the river at the mouth, the Krka River is 72.5 km long, making it the 22nd longest river in Croatia.

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What people are saying about Sibenik-Knin County

Very pleasant day The staff was very pleasant, the bus was on time and the organization was top notch! The only downside is that we lack a bit of time to go around the Krka park without rushing. Apart from that, in view of the service offered, I highly recommend this activity!

Krka National Park is a must-see. This is really beautiful. Thanks to the guide, the information to make the most of it is given and the planning of the day is made easy, so you can enjoy it without worrying about anything!

The excursion was really fantastic. Darija, our guide for the journey is the best guide of Croatia and absolutely kind :)

Great tour. Well organised. Tour guide was great. Enough free time on the beach and in the park.

Great guide, enough free time for everything. Organisation was outstanding.