Plitvice lakes tour from Zadar for 2 will take you to the most popular national park in Croatia. You will walk on wooden paths and admire turquoise lakes, stand in front of the highest waterfall in Croatia, ride in electric boat across the lake and enjoy spectacular views of the canyon.
Our friendly guide will tell you a ton of interesting facts about the park that you would miss out being in a large group or if visiting on your own.
AVAILABILITY: entire year, several times a week
Plitvice lakes National park is the oldest and the largest national park in Croatia and one of the most beautiful natural sights of Europe known around the globe. It is famous for 16 turquoise-colored lakes connected by travertine barriers that create amazing waterfalls.
The growth of travertine barriers in Plitvice lakes are unique case in entire world. The world average growth of travertine barriers is only couple of centimeters in every 30 years, while, in Plitvice lakes National Park, travertine barriers grow 30 to 90 centimeters in same time period. That’s why Plitvice are called ‘Land Where the Stones Grow’.
The biggest and deepest lake is Kozjak. Entire area of Plitvice Lakes became part of the UNESCO very early on, since 1979. The name of the Park comes from the word “plitvice”, pličine” which means a shallow basin.
Duration: 9:30 hours
Plitvice lakes tour starts when a guide picks you up from the start point. You will drive through picturesque villages of mountainous part of Croatia. Plitvice are about 1-and-a-half-hour drive away from Zadar. Once you get to Plitvice National park the guide will take you in a circular tour through the park. You will be amazed by emerald-green lakes, rocky caves, and cascading waterfalls that are on every step of the way. Stand in front of 78 m high waterfall named ‘Veliki slap’ (Eng. Great Waterfall) one of the park’s main attractions and ride in electric boat across the Kozjak lake, which is the largest lake in the park. The guide will tell you a story about how Plitvice were created by Black queen, you will find out where are the best viewpoints and walk through the best route in the park.
After the guided tour you will have plenty of free time to explore and relax.
In the afternoon you will return to Zadar and this trip will end.
PRICE: 100,00 EUR per person (753,45 HRK)
Children up to 6 years free, children 7 – 12 years pay 50% less 50,00 EUR (376,73 HRK)
Min. number of people: 2
Note: The trip is intended for smaller groups
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Ticket for Plitvice National park
- Lunch package (cheese and ham sandwich, croissant, juice, fruit)
- Transfer by air conditioned vehicle (a van)
- Licensed guide that is also a driver
- boat ride across Kozjak lake
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Personal consumption
RECOMMENDED AGE: suitable for adults, children and seniors
DIFFICULTY: easy, walking tour through Plitvice lakes. However, there is lot of steps at the National Park, so this tour is not wheelchair accessible
GUIDE: licensed Croatian, English and/or German speaking guide
WHAT TO BRING: take comfortable shoes, warm jacket, sun cream during summer, rain coat or umbrella in case of rain, water, snacks, money (Croatian kuna), your ID
NOTICE: Plitvice lakes National park is situated in the mountainous part of Croatia, so have in mind that weather conditions may vary from those at the coast