Welcome to Northern Dalmatia

Serving that classic Dalmatian cocktail of historic towns, jewel-like waters, rugged limestone mountains, sun-kissed islands, gorgeous climate and Mediterranean cuisine, this region is a holidaymaker's paradise. Yet it's the cities and islands further south that hog all the limelight, leaving Northern Dalmatia, if not quite undiscovered, then certainly less overrun. Yachties can sail between unpopulated islands... Read More

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$69.88 Day Trips & Excursions

Plitvice Lakes National Park Full-Day Tour from Zadar

Departing from Zadar in the morning, your day trip starts with the 1-hour-and-45-minute drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.Home to diverse vegetation and wildlife, including wild boar, wolves, and even bears, the park was granted World Heritage status in 1979. Located roughly halfway between Zagreb and Zadar, it's marked on old maps as the Devil’s Garden; the spectacular area consists of 16 interconnected terraced lakes, gushing over travertine rock covered in moss. When you arrive at Plitvice, begin your 4-hour guided tour, visiting the Upper Lakes and Lower Lakes and enjoying the unspoiled environment of one of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Although you can’t swim in the protected lakes, your guide will show you the best places to explore and relax in this paradise of natural wonders. Besides walking and sightseeing, the tour includes an electric boat ride on Kozjak Lake. On your way back, stop for lunch at a restaurant outside the park (own expense) before returning to Zadar, where your tour ends.

$61.15 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Kornati Archipielago: Small Group Sailing Trip from Zadar

Departure from Zadar and sailing through Zadar channel towards Mali Ždrelac pass. Passing under Pašman bridge that connects islands Ugljan and Pašman, and then sailing towards island Dugi otok.Through the pass Mala Provesa you are entering into the area of Telašćica Natural Park.Sailing on the west side of Dugi otok, with spectacular view on 150 meters high Devils rocks. Stopping in magical bay. Free time for swimming and snorkling. After a short stop sailing to bay Telašćica. Short walk to Salt Lake and free time for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling and lunch in restaurant. On the way back your skipper will introduce you to the basics of sailing.

$39.31 Day Trips & Excursions

Kornati National Park Full-Day Trip from Zadar

Your day trip to the jewel of the Adriatic Sea begins as you depart Zadar in the morning.Head to Kornati National Park via boat, and enjoy breakfast as you travel to the 109 islands that make up the park. Along the way, stop twice to go swimming, tour an old village on one of the islands, and visit the nature park Telašćica with its wildlife and sea creatures.You also have the opportunity to swim in the salt lake Mir. Then relax as you're taken on a tour around the park, checking out the dramatic karst-limestone formations that tower around you. Lunch is also included on your full-day tour.

$81.90 Walking & Biking Tours

Kornati Kayaking and Cycling Day Trip

This is what you can expect of your active day:Your guide greets you as you get of the public passenger boat in Sali (Monday to Saturday at 11:40h and Sundays at 8.50h) -  11.45h – 13.00h Meeting the guide and cycling to the southern tip of Dugi Otok and Telascica Natural Park. -  13.00h – 13.30h Introduction to sea kayaking (and gear customization). -  13.30h – 19.00h Sea kayaking to Kornati National park (including snorkeling, swimming and lunch break in family run restaurant). - 19.00h – 20.00h Cycling back to Sali. The approximate duration of your full day experience is 8 hours (1-2h cycling, 6-7h kayaking including all breaks) The length depends on the weather and the preferences of the group. You can estimate: cycling 10km, kayaking 10-15km.This itinerary serves as approximate guide as the aim of the tour is to give you an authentic Croatian adventure. The route may change during the trip to take the advantage of any possible opportunity, such as the weather conditions or according to the groups preferences. Please note that weather conditions, transport delays and other factors may influence the itinerary.

$68.79 Outdoor Activities

Krka National Park Full-Day Tour from Zadar

Explore the ecologically diverse Krka National Park on this boat tour from Zadar. The park covers an area of just over 142 square km (88 square miles). The top attraction in the park is its magnificent waterfalls including the famous Skradinski Buk Falls; one of Croatia's most famous sights.Due to its special position and its various types of habitat, the park is characterized by exceptionally rich and varied flora and fauna. The abundance of various species of birds and the significance of Krka National Park for spring and fall migrations make this an ideal tour for both the amateur and experienced birdwatcher.After pick-up in Zadar, drive to Skradin, where you'll board a boat for a 30-minute ride. Take a guided walking tour past Skradinski buk, and then visit the park's ethnographic collections, mills, and weaving workshops.You'll return to Zadar at around 5pm.

$72.07 Day Trips & Excursions

Plitvice National Park Full Day Trip from Zadar

Departure is from Zadar at 8:30 am. You will travel towards Plitvice Lakes for about 2 hours, but on our way there there will be a short stop.When you get to the entrance your guide will pick up the tickets and then you will start your sightseeing, lasting for about 3:30h.The first part of the path takes about 2 hours and it goes from the entrance to the biggest waterfall called 'Veliki slap'. Then towards the lake Kozjak where you will make a ca. 45-minute long break. On this place you will take a boat that takes you over the Lake Kozjak, from lower lakes to upper lakes.When you get to the other side of the Lake Kozjak, your walk with the guide continues to the place where you will take the electric train. This electric train takes you from your finish point to the exit of the park. Then depart from Plitvice at around 3 pm and return to Zadar which is usually at around 5 pm.