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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Things to do in Plitvice Lakes

  • 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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