Plitvice Lakes National Park Full-Day Tour from Zadar

Day Trips & Excursions in Zadar

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Discover Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of the top national parks in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site, on this day trip from Zadar. Spend the day among the breathtaking natural beauty of Croatia’s Dinaric Mountains, walk through forests, and explore the terraced lakes and waterfalls.
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.

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Boat ride
  • Pick-up from select Zadar locations
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Breakfast box (croissant, sandwich, fruit, juice, water)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • National park entrance fee (20 € from April 1 to June 30 2018. and Sept 1 to Oct 31 2018.; 34€ from July 1 to Aug 31 2018.
  • Entrance fee is payable when boarding the bus,
  • Food and drinks (breakfast package (sandwich, fruit, water, juice) and lunch at the restaurant (optional 10 € per person); please specify this option at time of booking)

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families
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