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 piazzas of beautiful Venice, lush scenery and medieval villages of the Istrian landscape, the breathtaking Plitvice waterfalls and Dalmatian UNESCO-listed towns of Split, Trogir and Dubrovnik and island of Hvar.
    • 12 Nights
    • Price From: $3,295
    • 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 coast on our Signature Opatija cruise. Discover colorful traditional fishing ports, crystal clear bays, schools of dolphins and spectacular waterfalls. Set off from the pristine Austro-Hungarian town of Opatija and visit the untouched islands of Losinj, Rab, Cres and enjoy a day trip to the UNESCO listed Plitvice Lakes National Park.
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,995
    • 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 and finishing in Dubrovnik, including visits to the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes and 7-nights on a brand new small ship.
    • 12 Nights
    • Price From: $3,795
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch on the ship
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  • Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia, Venice

    11-Night Venice & Croatia Luxury Cruise-Tour

    11-night luxury cruise and land journey through the Istrian food and wine region of Croatia. Discover the beautiful Plitvice Lakes, get lost in Split's Roman Palace and sail on a new and luxurious small ship cruise from Venice to Dubrovnik.
    • 11 Nights
    • Price From: $3,495
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch included on the ship
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  • Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia, Venice

    11-Night Venice & Croatia Luxury Cruise-Tour

    11-night luxury cruise and land journey through the Istrian food and wine region of Croatia. Discover the beautiful Plitvice Lakes, get lost in Split's Roman Palace and sail on a new and luxurious small ship cruise from Venice to Dubrovnik.
    • 11 Nights
    • Price From: $3,495
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast with lunch included on the ship
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  • Plitvice Lakes

    Croatia Lakes & Cities Vacation

    A fun and active 9-night trip with a focus on outdoor activity. Experience extraordinary Zagreb and the enchanting rural area surrounding this captivating capital. Visit the stunning UNESCO-listed Plitvice Lakes national park, with awe-inspiring waterfalls and lakes, Roman-founded Split and Dubrovnik, famed for the Game of Thrones’ most famous scenes!
    • 9 Nights
    • Price From: $2,815
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast
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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!

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    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!

Hotels in Plitvcie Lakes