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From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

1. From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

Make the most of your time in Croatia with a day trip to Krka National Park, one of the country’s most beautiful natural hotspots. See everything from waterfalls to medieval towns along the way. Meet your guide and driver in Split before heading out to Skradin. Catch a relaxing boat ride to Krka National Park from here, with guaranteed unforgettable vistas on the way. Once on the other side, benefit either from a roughly 1-hour complimentary guided tour of Krka, or the freedom to explore on your own. Either way, enjoy extra time after the optional guided tour to explore. Whether it’s of flowing waterfalls at Skrandinski Buk, historical flour mills, or wood trails, snap some photo opportunities of the unbelievable scenic views in front of you. If you are traveling during the high season (June-September), board a bus to the postcard-worthy town of Primošten. Enjoy a couple of hours in this medieval island town to swim, eat, sample wine tasters, or take a scenic stroll. Some of Croatia’s best-voted beaches are native to Primošten, and its vineyards are waiting to be enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage sites. During the low season, when the weather is too cold for swimming, visit the picturesque city of Šibenik, famous for its impressive historical fortresses and known as a gateway to the National Park Kornati. Finish off the day with a transfer back to Split in time for the early evening.

Sibenik: Full-Day Kornati National Park Boat Tour

2. Sibenik: Full-Day Kornati National Park Boat Tour

Your speedboat tour departs from the pier in front of the D-Resort hotel in Sibenik. At first, you will take a cruise through the Sibenik channel and see all its famous landmarks such as military bunkers, a sea tunnel called Hitler’s Eyes, and St Nicholas’ fortress.  Then, on the journey to Kornati, you will pass by Bavljenac, a small island famous for its stone walls that look like a giant fingerprint from above. After an hour you will enter the outer parts of Kornati National Park. This part of the archipelago is famous for its steep rock faces emerging from the sea. The first stop is on the island of Mana where you will have the opportunity to swim, snorkel, cliff dive or admire the views of its famous ruins.  After that, you'll visit the Lojena lagoon for swimming and snorkelling, followed by a lunch break at a tavern on the island of Levrnaka.  On the way back you will explore the inner part of Kornati archipelago, passing famous landmarks such as Tarac fortress. The last stopover is at Prvic Luka, where you can sip a coffee, eat some ice cream or just walk around. You will then be dropped off back at the initial meeting point.

Vodice: Krka Waterfalls National Park Boat Tour

3. Vodice: Krka Waterfalls National Park Boat Tour

Depart by boat to the St Anthony Channel, admiring views of the St Nicholas fortress as you leave the port. In Šibenik, the boat will make a stop to pick up fresh mussels, before passing the Šibenik bridge. Continue along the estuary of the Krka river to Prokljan lake. Arrive in Krka at around 11.30 AM. National Park Krka encompasses 7 beautiful waterfalls and natural pools where you can take a refreshing dip. Beneath the Skradinski Buk waterfall, you can visit a hydroelectric power plant, the second oldest in the world, and the first one in Europe. The park is also home to a few cultural and historical monuments, such as a Franciscan monastery, and several old water mills. You will have plenty of free time to explore the full extent of the park. You can stop at one of the restaurants if you are hungry, or at the souvenir shop to buy some presents to take home. In the mid-afternoon, head back to the boat to start the return journey, returning to Vodice at approximately 5:00 PM.

From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park and Šibenik Tour

4. From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park and Šibenik Tour

Discover Krka National Park and Šibenik on a guided day tour from Split or Trogir. Witness the Skradinski Buk and Roški Slap waterfalls and swim in the clear water. Admire panoramic views of Visovac Island. Your first stop is Skradinski Buk Waterfall for a guided tour of the local area. Many of the stone houses and watermills have now been transformed into small museums with various exhibits. Walk through a network of pathways and wooden bridges near the waterfalls. Relax and swim at Roški Slap Waterfall. After, you can eat an optional lunch in a typical Dalmatian restaurant. You can enjoy selected wines, as well as delicious traditional homemade food like prosciutto, cheese, and bread. Then move on to the Krka River canyon. Along the way, see the breathtaking panorama of Visovac Island. After, continue to Šibenik to see the sights of the town including the St. James’s Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, return to Split along the beautiful coastal road, passing picturesque villages and islands.

Sibenik: Guided Evening Walking Tour

5. Sibenik: Guided Evening Walking Tour

Visit hidden squares and learn interesting facts about Sibenik as you explore this coastal city with a local guide. Avoid the usual tourist crowds by joining your guide for an evening tour of Sibenik. Visit the historic city center, stroll down cobblestone streets, and see some of the city's most iconic attractions.

From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park Economy Tour

6. From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park Economy Tour

Start your day with a relaxing drive from Split or Trogir. Discover one of the most beautiful locations of Central Dalmatia on a day trip to Krka National Park. Get stunning views of the abundant greenery and pretty villages. See some of the old water mills still in use today, and look for native wildlife including rare birds. Primarily created for scientific, educational, and recreational activities, the national park is home to more than 200 species of birds, including osprey, golden eagle, and peregrine falcon. Visit the 19th-century mills in the historic village of Ethno and walk through the forest and back to the waterfalls. Later, take a bus ride to Primošten and get to know this picturesque town. Enjoy free time for swimming, relaxing, or grabbing a late lunch (costs not included).

From Sibenik: Kornati National Park Boat Tour with Transfer

7. From Sibenik: Kornati National Park Boat Tour with Transfer

Have an unforgettable experience on this scenic day cruise through the Kornati archipelago, where you'll have a chance to visit some of the most beautiful beaches and stroll along the shore for a relaxing adventure. Soak in an extraordinary view of the cliffs from the sea, wild beach, and clear water of Mana Island, then move on to Levrnaka Island, home to Lojena Beach, the only natural sandy beach on the Kornati islands. It is covered with pearly white pebbles. Explore Kornat Island, the last of the Kornati archipelago that you'll visit during this boat trip. Enjoy lunch at your own expense in this lovely bay. Sit back and relax as you try fresh local food served right next to the sea in a local tavern specializing in Dalmatian food. Make one last stop at Zlarin Island, one of the sunniest islands in the Adriatic. Make the most of your free time to discover the beautiful pebble beaches and snap some photos of the lovely views.

Sibenik and Krka Waterfalls Private Tour

8. Sibenik and Krka Waterfalls Private Tour

On this tour you will get to know Sibenik, an undiscovered gem of The Adriatic. By walking through the narrow medieval streets of Sibenik, you will feel the soul of this town, like no other Mediterranean town has. You may feel like you are going back in the 14th, 15th and 16th century. The most famous building in Sibenik is the UNESCO listed medieval cathedral of St. Jacob, with amazing stonework by two of the most important medieval masters and sculptors from 15th century Dalmatia (Juraj Dalmatinac and Nikola Firentinac). As you arrive at one of the most beautiful squares in Dalmatia, close your eyes, go back to the past and listen to the whispers of stonemasons, who spent their entire lives struggling to finish this amazing work of art. Everything that was important for the life of this town in the medieval ages, has been placed on this square; The Town Hall, a small loggia, a big rain water tank and cathedral from 15th and 16th centuries. Afterwards, you will drive to the Krka National Park, 15-20 minutes by car. Here you will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the nature. The Krka river is 72 kilometers long, and 46 kilometers were declared to a National Park, with an area of 110km2, with 7 waterfalls, Roman ruins, medieval fortresses and much more. You will also visit one of the most famous waterfalls in Europe, "Skradinski buk". Here, Krka flows over the 17 cascades which are formed by travertine barriers. You will have the opportunity to visit the old water mills and see an ethnography collection. Stroll into the woods along the river with its glorious cascading waterfall. 

From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

9. From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

Following pickup from your accommodation, your first stop will be the city of Šibenik. Whilst there, admire the ancient walls alongside the stunning backdrop of the Adriatic Coast. The most famous sight of Šibenik is undoubtedly the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob's cathedral, following which you can choose to walk around the stoned streets, buy some souvenirs, and enjoy a coffee on Riva Promenade. Your next stop is Zadar, the oldest continually inhabited city in Croatia. Evidence of human settlement there stretches all the way back to the 4th century B.C. This history passes through tribal, Greek, Roman, Venetian, and Italian rule, before its modern situation as a part of Croatia. Check out several historic monuments from the medieval and Renaissance periods, in addition to contemporary constructions such as the world's first sea organ. Once your busy day sightseeing comes to a close, your tour concludes with your guide returning you to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Šibenik

Overall rating

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based on 20 reviews

Beautiful park, but don't expect a lot of waterfalls, there is only 1 River trip isn't that long, but it's fun. We had a very nice guide, who knew a lot about the history of Split.

Excelent tour. The guide was very knowledgable and was able to provide an incredible amout of information about the history of the country and the specific places we visited.

This was a great trip, amazingly organised and complimentary bottle of water after walking around in the sun, the guide was very knowledgeable 10/10 would recommend!

Great day out visiting the waterfalls and sibenic Hugo our guide was very informative and could answer any questions asked to him

Rudi did a great job, he was very knowledgeable and fun! I totally recommend this tour!!