There are five official entrances to Krka National Park: Lozovac, Skradin, Roški slap, Burnum and Kistanje. Detailed information and multimedia presentations on the park are available at the branch offices of the Public Institute of Krka National Park in the towns of Skradin and Drniš. The park is open year round. Certain localities can be reached by boat, vehicles, bicycle or on foot.
The most visited localities are Skradinski buk, Visovac, Roški slap, the Krka monastery, Burnum and the educational trail Stinice – Roški slap – Oziđana pećina. There are numerous other sights: the viewing point at Krnići Gornji, educational trail Brnjica – Čikola River, the viewpoints at the Manojlovac falls, the waterfalls Brljan and Bilušić buk, the archaeological collection at the Puljani centre, and the walking and cycling trails Skradin – Skradinski buk.
Persons with reduced mobility, persons in wheelchairs and families with baby buggies can visit the ethnography village and the imperial viewpoint of Franz Joseph I at Skradinski buk, and they can reach the base of Skradinski buk along the walking trail with the wooden bridge, and take the white trail to bypass the natural staircase on the right bank to the foot of Skradinski buk. Access is not possible only from the falls themselves to the Krka hydropower plant on the left bank of the Krka River.
You can swim at your own risk at specifically marked sites at Skradinski buk and Roški slap.
It takes arround five to six hours if you want to swim and have some meal in the park.
There are a total of fourteen cycling routes in the Park, including five MTBs or routes for mountain bikes, three Road, and six Track routes for pleasant family rides. Cycling is permitted on marked bicycle trails, and on local and county paved and gravel roads. Cycling is not permitted on the walking trails.
Camping is not permitted in Krka National Park. There are a number of campsites in the direct vicinity of the park.
There is no accommodation offered within the park limits. There are many facilities and local farms nearby that offer accommodation services.
The boat ride from Skradin to Skradinski buk is included in the ticket price. Excursions, such as the route Skradinski buk – Visovac – Roški slap – Skradinski buk and Roški slap –Krka Monastery – Nečven and Trošenj fortresses – Roški slap are available at the listed prices. Boat rides on the route Stinice – Visovac – Remetić can be organised by appointment with the park administration and are charged a fee.
Dogs are permitted in the park when accompanied by their owners. They must be on a leash at all times and during transport (bus and boat), they must have a muzzle. Dogs are not permitted on Visovac Island. They may move freely around the wider area of the Krka Monastery, but are not permitted to enter the monastery.
Yes, there are at least two restaurants right by the waterfall that you swim in, and then at the top of the hill by the Lozovak entrance there are some more places to eat. There are also ice cream and water bottle vendors right by the swimming area at Krka. Bring some cash and you’ll be able to spend a whole day by Croatia’s stunning waterfalls!
If you are a fan of active holidays along rivers and lakes, you are in the right place. The Krka National Park is the perfect place for that. It is an ideal place for romantic trips, group and family gatherings, and excursion trips. Just an hour drive from Split, you have to visit this fabulous place. Many tours from Split are organized daily to this place full of experiences. Ticket prices vary but can be found as low as 20 Euros per person.
Krka National Park is the seventh national park in Croatia. It is known for the beauty and richness of its lakes and waterfalls. It is named after the river Krka which flows through it. It was declared a national park on January 24, 1985. In the vicinity below the waterfall called Skradinski buk is the old Jaruga hydroelectric power plant. This hydroelectric power plant is special because it is the second oldest in the world and the first hydroelectric power plant built in Europe. It was built back in 1895. More specifically on August 28, just three days after the oldest hydropower plant in the world, the one at Niagara Falls.
The largest and most famous waterfalls are by all means; Bilusica Buk, Brljanski Waterfall, Manojlovac, Rosnjak, Miljacka, Roski Waterfall and Skradinski Buk. The highest waterfall is Manojlovacs with a height of 60 meters. The lowest waterfall is Rosnjak with a height of only 8 meters.
Many group and private tours and excursions to the Krka Park are organized daily from Split. The biggest crowds in the park are generally between 10am and 3pm. National Park Krka is open to visitors throughout the year. A tour of the park is possible with the purchase of a ticket. It is possible to enter the park through as many as five entrances. Those are; Lozovac, Skradin, Roški Waterfall / Laškovica, Burnum / Puljani and Kistanje. The park can also be viewed in various ways, by walking, by bicycle and even by excursion boats.
Skradinski buk is the longest waterfall on the Krka River and certainly the most beautiful for sightseeing. It also houses old renovated mills that were previously used to grind grain and produce flour. At the lowland of the Park there are many glades and meadows along the river and lakes. They are used as resting places for the various activities the park offers. They are also often used for picnics. The park also abounds with traditional Dalmatian cuisine and various other traditional delicacies of the area. Perhaps the best part about it is that the Park is adapted for bathing and swimming, which most visitors regularly enjoy to refresh from the hot summer temperatures.
This island is one of the most important natural and cultural values of the Republic of Croatia. It has been home to the Franciscan monastery Majke od Milosti and the Church of Gospe Visovacke since 1445. The monastery has an important archaeological collection of historical ecclesiastical content and utensils as well as a library of valuable books. It is also known as Gospin otok and is visited by boat every year by many pilgrims.
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