If you visit Croatia, don’t miss the beautiful Krka National Park! I visited this beautiful National Park from the city of Split in Croatia.
The most famous national parks in Croatia are perhaps Plitvice and Krka. Plitvice was unfortunately too far from our travel destination, so we were unable to visit this park. Even though I would have loved to visit that national park.
Krka National Park is located near the town of Šibenik. It covers a total area of no less than 109 km². The Krka river flows through the nature reserve with a length of more than 72 km.
The park has some beautiful waterfalls. After entering the National Park you first arrive at the Skradinski Buk. This is rightly the most visited waterfall. Here you can take a refreshing dip before or after the hike. Unfortunately, you’re not the only one with this idea! Especially in the afternoon it can be very crowded. The many rocks in the water ensure that the water is very clear. But they also make swimming difficult, which makes water shoes a must.
You can walk from the lowest to the highest part of the waterfall by means of wooden walkways. This walk is easy to do and in many places you will be treated to a beautiful view.
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Prices of the Krka National Park
Prices for the Krka National Park vary by season. In winter the prices are considerably lower than in the summer period. For example, you pay 30 kn (about € 4) for a ticket in winter, but 200 kn (about € 26) in summer. Children under 7 years old are free and children between 7 and 18 years old receive a discount. Check out all current prices for Krka on the official website.
Krka National Park Map
Do you visit the Skradinski Buk waterfall? Then check out this handy Krka National Park Map.
How do you get to the Krka National Park?
The National Park is easily accessible by bus from Split. This bus goes to Skradin. You can book this transfer in advance. This bus trip takes about 1.5 hours. From Skradin you take the boat to the national park, which is half an hour by boat.
After beautiful Split, we traveled to the pearl of the Adriatic sea, beautiful Dubrovnik and its sights. You must’ve see this city during your visit to Croatia!