Welcome to Mljet National Park


The main hubs of the park are the small villages of Pomena and Polače, which are packed with visitors on summer days but quieten down again once all the boats leave. Kiosks in both villages sell park admission tickets. From Pomena it's a 400m walk along a forested path to Malo Jezero; from Polače, your ticket includes a transfer to Pristanište on Veliko Jezero, where there's a park information centre.


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$100.10 Day Trips & Excursions

Mljet National Park Day Trip from Dubrovnik

After pickup from your hotel in the morning by comfortable vehicle, leave Dubrovnik with your professional guide to the port of Gruz. Here, board on a catamaran to start your exciting small-group trip to the beautiful Mljet island -- one of the most stunning islands in the Mediterranean Sea and the biggest island of the South Dalmatian archipelago. Take in the natural beauty and watch sailors cruising in the bay. Disembark at Polace on the northern coast of the island and enjoy the scenic drive to Pristanište.Your friendly guide will take you to the Mljet National Park, which covers the entire northwest part of Mjlet. Walk along the pleasant, shaded paths and hike up the hills to enjoy the stunning scenery from hills above the Mljet coastline. Take a boat ride out onto two saltwater lakes, Veliko and Malo Jezero, which stretch for 2.5 miles (4 km), and listen as your guide gives you more insights about the national park while you sit back and enjoy floating on the lakes.From here, take a second boat ride to the small isle of St Mary. Discover with your guide the magnificent Benedictine monastery, erected in 12th century. Then, enjoy leisure time to have lunch (on your own expense), swim in the turquoise water or take a relaxing walk on the beautiful island before returning to your Dubrovnik hotel in the late afternoon.

$102.92 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Yacht One Day Sailing Trip from Korcula Town to Island Mljet National Park

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mljet National Park, Mljet Island, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, DalmatiaWhen we arrive to island Mljet you can go to the National park from port Pomena. From the port you have 15 minute walk to the "salt lakes" in national park. Over there you can swim, snorkel, kayak or get a boat ride to the Isle of Saint Mary situated in the Great Lake with a Benedictine monastery from the 12th century.Duration: 3 hours

$444.64 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sail Croatia - Middle Dalmatia & Dubrovnik Riviera Cruise

ItineraryDay 1: UNESCO Trogir - UNESCO SplitStop At: SplitBoarding time in the port of Trogir is from 12:00 am to 2:00 pm. Upon arrival, our staff will welcome you and will take your luggage to the port. After embarkation, welcome drink will be served. After a lunch we stop in one of the bays on the island of Čiovo, where we will have our first chance to dip into the crystal-clear water of the Adriatic Sea. After having enjoyed swimming and sunbathing, we will set sail for UNESCO Split. Split is Croatia’s second largest city and the capital of Dalmatia. Walk trough the medieval streets as the Romans did 18 centuries ago and enjoy the most impressive sites such as the palace of the great emperor Diocletian with his mausoleum – today’s cathedral, Peristyle, Golden gate, various statues, Venetian palaces and much more. Afterwards spend some free time exploring Riva - beautiful waterside promenade lined with restaurants, shops and cafes. Overnight in the port of Split.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 2: UNESCO Split - Hvar islandStop At: Tvrdava Fortica, Hvar, Hvar Island, Split-Dalmatia County, DalmatiaToday we will sailing to the island of Hvar known for its mild climate and fragrant lavender fields. On our way to Hvar, we will stop in a secluded bay for a swim. After having reached Hvar, we will anchor in the port of Hvar, the capital of the island. The town of Hvar is the centre of the island’s tourism, one of the favorite destinations in Croatia and one of the most prominent and visited tourist centers in the whole Adriatic Sea. Hvar is the town with rich cultural and historical heritage such as: the fortress, the Cathedral of St. Stephan, the Franciscan monastery, town loggia, the Hektorovic Palace, the arsenal and the theatre. Overnight in the port of Hvar.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 3: Hvar Island - National Park MljetStop At: Mljet National Park, Mljet Island, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, DalmatiaSailing along the south coast of the island of Korčula, we will stop at one of the numerous bays for a swim, before heading to our next port of call – Pomena, on the island of Mljet. Part of the island was declared a National Park – two saltwater lakes are connected to the sea by a narrow channel. They originated approximately 10,000 years ago. Until the Christian era, they were freshwater lakes, but since then a narrow passage, Soline bay, has connected them to the sea. Overnight in Pomena.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 4: National Park Mljet - UNESCO DubrovnikStop At: Dubrovnik CathedralWe continue our journey south. After a swimming break at the Elafiti Islands, we will enter the port of Dubrovnik around 4:00 pm. Dubrovnik a magnificent old city known for it characteristic red roofs and old roman streets also called the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik is one of the most important historical and tourist centers which was also in 1979 included in UNESCO's World Heritage List. Except for its cultural and historical sites, Dubrovnik is inexhaustible source of traditionally prepared food, excellent selections of vine and great choice of café and souvenir shops.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 5: UNESCO Dubrovnik - Korcula islandStop At: Korcula Old City, Korcula Island, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, DalmatiaContinuing our cruise we will first stop in a bay of the Elafiti Islands for swimming and sunbathing, before heading to the island of Korčula. Explore the Old Town of Korčula, which is still surrounded by its 13th-century fortifications, built by the Venetians. Korčula boasts one of the most beautiful old towns in Dalmatia and because of its fortress-like appearance it is often called “Little Dubrovnik”. Overnight stay in the birthplace of the famous sailor and explorer Marco Polo. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 6: Korcula Island - Brac IslandStop At: Lovrecina Bay, Postira, Brac Island, Split-Dalmatia County, DalmatiaPassing the channel between the island of Korčula and the mountainous Pelješac Peninsula, we head towards the island of Brač. On our way to Brač, we will stop in one of the beautiful secluded bays of this area for swimming and sunbathing. The island landscape is dominated by a limestone relief, with numerous gullies, crevices, cavities, valleys and coves. Brač is also known for being one of the largest islands in the entire Adriatic Sea. Overnight stay in one of the lovely places in the northern part of the island, Pučišća, Postira or Supetar.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 7: Brac Island - UNESCO TrogirStop At: Historic City of Trogir, Trogir, Split-Dalmatia County, DalmatiaWe leave the island of Brač and after a swimming break in a bay on the island of Čiovo, we will return to the starting point of our journey. Visit Trogir-small picturesque town with lot of secrets situated on a lovely island by Adriatic sea. Reveal the unique memorial heritage for which it was recorded in the Register of World Heritage of UNESCO in 1997. Adore the beautiful masterpieces of famous sculptors such as the magnificent Cathedral’s portal of master Radovan and the relief’s of master Niccolò di Giovanni Fiorentino.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight on comfort category boat MS StoncicaDay 8: DisembarkationStop At: Historic City of Trogir, Trogir, Split-Dalmatia County, DalmatiaAfter breakfast, disembarkation until 9:00 am. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$385.04 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Excursion to National Park Mljet from Dubrovnik

In the morning departure from Dubrovnik to Pelješac with a local guide. Upon the arrival to Pelješac we go on a short boat ride to the island of Mljet.Mljet is one of the most beautiful and most forested islands in the Adriatic and one of the most attractive pearl of the Mediterranean. Isolated and untouched, the island´s mysticism, olive groves, vineyards and rich forests are ideal for exploring the rich flora and fauna, and to peacefully enjoy the pristine beauty of nature. It is mentioned in the fourth century BC in Greek writings, and any of the Greek amphora and shipwrecks along the island´s coast testify that the Greek sailors stayed on the island´s coast during the trip. Mljet National Park covers most of the island; several villages, two salt lakes - Big and Small Lake, a Benedictine monastery on the island of Santa Maria, In Polace is the best natural anchorages around the Adriatic.Upon arrival on the island of Mljet walking tour of the island and all the sights, accompanied by a private guide. After getting to know the island follows the boat ride to the island of Santa Maria. At the island we will enjoy free time for lunch and swimming.After lunch and enjoying the beauty of the National Park we return to Dubrovnik.

$240.15 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mljet Island from Dubrovnik Private Full-Day Cruise

Choose between a speedboat or a yacht, and then meet your professional skipper at the prearranged time and location in central Dubrovnik. Hop aboard your boat and settle into a comfortable spot on deck. As your boat slips away from land, ask your skipper any questions you have; the beauty of a private tour is that the commentary is tailored to your interests.Your first stop is a cave at the island of Koločep. As you approach the island, admire the sheer cliffs that rise abruptly from the sea and then, when your skipper shuts off the engine, jump into the water with your snorkeling equipment and explore the wind-carved cave.Dry off on deck and refresh with a piece of fruit and a soft drink or water as you cruise onward to Mljet Island. Dock by the island’s famous lemon-wedge-shaped beach, aptly named Lemuni (Lemons), and enjoy free time to relax on its pristine, yellow sands or cool off in the shallows. Next, return to your boat and cruise toward Mljet National Park at the northern tip of the island. This tranquil, unspoiled oasis boasts saltwater lakes, pine forests and lush flora. Visit the famous cave where the fabled Odysseus found shelter after surviving a shipwreck — legend has it he was seduced by the nymph Calypso who kept him on the island for several years.Then, re-board your boat and continue around the island. Soak up the panoramas, and then moor at the fishing village of Pomena. With time here spent at your leisure, perhaps visit the lakes or the Benedictine monastery (own expense). Alternatively, stroll along the charming harbor, lined with fishing boats and gleaming yachts, before meeting back up with your skipper for a traditional lunch at a local restaurant of your choice (own expense).After lunch, head back to Dubrovnik where your tour concludes.Please note: You can choose to book your boat tour with fuel included or fuel costs can be charged separately at your own additional expense.

$80.84 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Dubrovnik to Mljet Island Full-Day Trip with Return Transfers

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ston Old Town, Ston, Peljesac Peninsula, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, DalmatiaSton sits 50 km northwest of Dubrovnik on an isthmus that connects the Pelješac Peninsula with the mainland. This magical historical place is by large famous for three things; its very well-preserved town walls, its salt works, and its seafood. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mljet National Park, Mljet Island, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, DalmatiaOne of the most attractive pearls of the Mediterranean. Secluded and untouched, this mystic island of olives, vineyards and abundant forests is ideal for exploration of flora and fauna as well as for the peaceful enjoyment of its beauty and untouched nature. Greek archives note this island’s existence in the IV century B.C., while numerous amphorae and sunken ships near the Mljet coastline bear witness that Greek seamen dwelled shortly on the island’s shores during their journey. A pleasant boat ride brings us to Pomena which is today, because of the proximity of the Great and Little Lake, the strongest touristic settlement on the island. The Mljet National Park encompasses a large area of the island, several settlements, and two saltwater lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero, Benedictine Monastery on the islet of St.Mary, while Polače is considered the best natural anchorage haven in the Adriatic.Duration: 5 hours

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