Plitvice Lakes National Park Small-Group Day Trip from Split

Day Trips & Excursions in Croatia

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Explore the beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park on this 12-hour tour from Split. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed park has 16 glittering lakes and breathtaking canyons, as well as Croatia's highest waterfall. Enjoy a short hike around the Upper lakes (Gornja Jezera), then take a sightseeing cruise around the Lower Lakes (Donja Jezera). Finally, take a scenic boat ride and finish with optional lunch at a local restaurant. This small-group guided tour ensure a personalized experience.
Meet your guide in our meeting point in old city center and begin your journey through the Croatian countryside in the luxury of an air-conditioned minivan with WiFi. Arrive at Plitvice Lakes National Park and follow your guide on a beautiful hike along the boardwalks, stopping every so often to admire the park’s sparkling lakes, cascading waterfalls, and dramatic canyons.Walk around the Upper Lakes (Gornja Jezera) and keep an eye out for native wildlife. Then, board a sightseeing boat for a cruise around the Lower Lakes (Donja Jezera) and snap some photos in front of the Veliki Slap waterfall, which towers over 255 feet (78 meters). Finally enjoy a tasty Croatian-style lunch at a local restaurant (optional; own expense) before hopping back in the minivan. Your driver will drop you off back at your hotel, where the tour comes to an end.Itinerary: 07:15 – 07:30 Pick up and departure from Split11:30 – 15:30 Full guided tour of National Park16:00 – 17:00 Free time for lunch20:00 – 20:30 Arrival in Split

What’s included

  • Transport in air-conditioned luxury vehicle with WiFi
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Split selected area on request (Podstrana and Trogir on request)
  • Professional guide
  • Wireless earpieces for perfect guiding experience
  • Boat ride
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Insurance
  • Rain ponchos in case of bad weather
  • Entry/Admission - Plitvice Lakes National Park

What’s not included

  • Entrance fee (In period from 01.04. - 30.06. and 01.09. - 31.10. => Adults: 150 HRK, Children from 7-18 years old: 80 HRK, Students: 100 HRK; In period from 01.07. - 31.08. => Adults: 250 HRK, Children from 7-18 years old: 110HRK, Students: 160 HRK). Entrance to the Park for children under 7 years old is free.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup included