National Park Plitvice Lakes

Croatia’s most recognisable UNESCO-listed national park, Plitvice Lakes are comprised of 16 cascading lakes and travertine waterfalls, and with endemic flora and fauna, they make a thriving ecosystem. Plitvice is beautiful any time of the year, showing change of seasons, making them a must-see whatever the time of your visit.

Plitvice Lakes At A Glance

How to get there: You can drive or we can organise a private transfer from Zagreb, Split, Sibenik and Zadar to take you there.

What to See at the Plitvice Lakes: 16 natural lakes, 6 beautiful waterfalls and cascades, walk one of the seven different hiking trails, spot the wildlife living in the national park.

Towns or islands to visit near Dubrovnik: Zagreb, Split, Sibenik, Zadar

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Cruises to Plitvice Lakes

  • Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia, Plitvice Lakes

    Ultimate Croatian Love Story

    A luxury honeymoon adventure, enjoying the natural beauty of the Adriatic coast, the canals and...
    • 12 Nights
    • Price From: $3,995
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast
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  • Opatija, Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia

    7-Night Opatija Signature Cruise

    Already done a Croatian cruise and loved the experience? Then join us for a new part of the Croatian...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,295
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Croatia, Montenegro, Unforgettable Croatia

    12-Night Croatia, Bosnia & Montenegro Cruise-Tour

    A 12-night luxury land and cruise journey through Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro starting in Zagreb...
    • 12 Nights
    • Price From: $3,795
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch on the ship
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    11-Night Venice & Croatia Luxury Cruise-Tour

    11-night luxury cruise and land journey through the Istrian food and wine region of Croatia. Discover...
    • 11 Nights
    • Price From: $3,495
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch included on the ship
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Croatia, Plitvice Lakes

    10-Night Zadar, Plitvice Lakes & Split Cruise-Tour

    10-night package with overnight stays in Zadar and Split, a day in the spectacular Plitvice Lakes...
    • 10 Nights
    • Price From: $2,995
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch included on the ship
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  • Croatia, Plitvice Lakes, Unforgettable Croatia

    Croatia Lakes & Cities Vacation

    A fun and active 10-night trip, experiencing extraordinary Zagreb and the impressive castles nearby....
    • 9 Nights
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Things to do in Plitvice Lakes

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    Visit the breathtaking waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes

    These incredible waterfalls have been a tourist attractions since the late 19th century. As opposed to being any singular attraction, the Plitvice Waterfalls (pronounced “PLIT-vits-uh”) are really a large network of karstic lakes and waterfalls. Just imagine walking besides and even right over lakes full of fish while displaying a color and clarity that rivals China’s Jiuzhaigou. These waterfalls must be experienced whilst you are in Croatia!

  • Explore the park by the river boat

    Wooden rowing boats are available to hire at the lakeside – an ideal way to discover these extraordinary lakes, interconnected by streams and waterfalls, surrounded by beautiful forestry, plants and caves. Swimming in the lakes is completely prohibited – the water in these lakes are completely pure!

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