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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$100.24 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.

$385.61 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.

$60.14 Day Trips & Excursions

Dubrovnik to Mljet Island Full-Day Trip with Return Transfers

One 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 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.ItineraryHotel departure followed by:08:30 - departure from Dubrovnik09:30 - arrival to Ston, short break and free time10:00 - departure to Trstenik10:50 - boarding the boat and departure to Pomena (Mljet)11:30 - arrival in Pomena11:30 - 16:30 walk-through National Park Mljet and free time 16:30 - departure by boat from the Pomena to Trstenik17:15 - departure to Dubrovnik by bus18:30 - arrival in Dubrovnik

$722.88 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cruise to sland of Mljet

After complimentary pickup from your accommodation you will embark 7m 200HP boat and set sail to Adriatic greenest island of Mljet.Stroll trough the forest shades of the Big and Small lakes in Mljet national park, explore picturesque island villages Pomena or Polace, see Buildings dating from Roman empire and taste the local cuisine. Swim and snorkel in the lakes and on the way. Visit the famous Odysseus cave where he was shipwrecked as the legend says.In collaboration with local agencies we can also organize other transportation on the island to help you explore the national park; bikes, electric bikes and even a scooter or a car (special fees apply).

$1636.90 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Open Sea Adventure Sailing

Over the course of this program, we will travel and stay on the sleek and elegant OLIVIA ADRIATICA Sun Odyssey 54DS (16.75 m) sailboat, which offers an impressive sailing experience with a great dose of comfort. The OLIVIA ADRIATICA is a boat that offers safety and a comfortable stay at sea with great design, solid performance, a high quality of construction, and superior equipment. The boat has 3 double cabins, each with its own toilet and shower, along with a separate cabin for the crew. There are two standard double, and one master double cabin with even more space and comfort. The central salon is large and offers a comfortable space for shared living. The boat is equipped with air conditioning and heating, a TV, WIFI, an electrical generator, and everything you might need while resting and relaxing. The small on-board library offers books to suit everyone's interests. Enjoy dinner in a hedonistic way with an abundance of a traditional regional offers of food in island restaurants. Meals are organized as a combination of on-board meals and selected restaurants for dinner. In the evening, after we have anchored the night, there are fantastic local restaurants and taverns.  Day 1 (Saturday) Dubrovnik - Šipan Island sailing Arrival to Dubrovnik ACI Marina. Boarding at 14:00. We head out from Dubrovnik and head towards Elaphiti archipelago to visit islands and the lighthouse of St. Andrew before reaching Šipan island. Day 2 (Sunday) Sailing to Mljet National Park, stand up paddleboarding. Meals: B Day 3 (Monday) Sailing to Lastovo Island, visiting another lighthouse and cycling tour of the island. Melas: B Day 4 (Tuesday) Kayaking trip Lastovo and Mrčara islands, sailing. Meals: B Day 5 (Wednesday) Sailing to Korčula Island, visiting town on Marco Polo. Meals: B Day 6 (Thursday) Sailing from Korčula do Pelješac Peninsula and winery visit. Meals: B Day 7 (Friday) Sailing back to Dubrovnik, through Elaphiti archipelago. Meals: B Day 8 (Saturday) Check out by 8:00am. The trip includes guided tours and activities, use of equipment, skipper and a tour guide. If you have some activity preferences, please let us know so we could adapt to provide you with the most memorable trip.  Airport transfers can be organized with a surcharge. National park ticket not included.  This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Huck Finn guides and trip leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

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