From Zadar: Plitvice National Park Full-Day Tour

From Zadar: Plitvice National Park Full-Day Tour

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From $77.93 $62.34 per person

Spend the day in the breathtaking beauty of Croatia’s Dinaric Mountains on a 8-hour tour of Plitvice Lakes, and walk in forests of green. See the terraced lakes and waterfalls of crystal clear water flowing through a vast and lush environment.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend the day in the beautiful surroundings of Plitvice National Park
  • Walk by the side of terraced lakes and waterfalls
  • Look out for shy wildlife, such as wolves and deer
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Park's biggest lake
Full description
Granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979, Plitvice is located roughly halfway between Zagreb and Zadar. 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. Departing from Zadar at 08:15, you will drive for about 1 hour and 45 minutes before reaching Plitvice National Park, home to diverse flora and fauna, including wild boar, wolves, and even bears! Once at the national park, begin your 4-hour guided tour, visiting Upper and Lower lakes and enjoying the unspoiled nature 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, sightseeing includes an electric boat ride on Kozjak lake. Return to Zadar at around 18:00.
Includes
  • Transport
  • English-speaking driver
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Boat ride (about 20 minutes)
  • Insurance
  • VAT
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast box (sandwich, fruit, water, juice, croissant)
  • Entrance to the National Park, which is €15 between April 1 to May 30 and October 1 to October 30, 2019. €34 between June 1 to September 30, 2019. Children under 7 years are free of charge, with 50% off for children 7-18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures all participants will be required to sanitize their hands and have their temperature taken before boarding. It is mandatory to wear a protective mask during the activity.
  • This activity will have a capacity of 40% of the usual group size to allow social distancing.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes such as sneakers or sport shoes. Flip flops are not permitted
  • Warm clothes are recommended because the temperature in the Park may be cooler than in Zadar
  • Plitvice has a very different climate from Zadar; please check the weather forecast before your trip and dress accordingly with waterproof gear in case of rain
  • Please have cash prepared for the ticket to the National Park, your guide will collect it so he/she can buy skip-the-line tickets which are €34 for adults and €16 for kids (7 - 18 years) from 01.06.2019 to 31.08.2019 and €15 per adult and €7.50 for kids for the rest of the season
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 379 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.1/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5
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AMAZING!! Easy pickup point at the edge of the old town. Very comfortable vehicle for our small group of 12. We had the most glorious sunny weather. We arrived at Entrance 1 outside the cafe. Our guide gave us a box breakfast & we sat at the tables in front of the cafe. You have time to get a coffee here. We walked into the park & down towards the bus that took us to the top of the upper lakes. We are in our 60’s & reasonably fit but our guide set the pace to accommodate all in our party. The walk is incredible & our guide explained various things along the way. We walked down passed all of the upper lakes & then took a boat to connect with the lower lakes. At this point there is a comfort stop & time to grab something to eat. There is also a stop at a restaurant on the way home for a more substantial lunch or simply a snack. I cannot speak more highly about our guide Ante. He was exceptional & I truly appreciated hearing the history of Zadar, Plitvice Lakes & Croatia. Fabulous!

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October 29, 2019

The tour was very nice, unfortunately we just thought that we would find a few more cool locations for photos, unfortunately not so. But of course that is also a matter of taste. Otherwise we liked it very much. Our guide ante was super nice and was always available to answer any questions. We also always had enough time for a little toilet break or to take a few pictures. All in all, a successful day. And they were super on time

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October 10, 2019

Please make sure that you can collect people from Stari Grad. We took a taxi from Stari Grad to go to the pick up points which cost us a lot of Money but the drop off was available at Stari Grad. No complaints about the tour itself or our guide or driver. It was good.

October 3, 2019

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