Krka National Park

The Krka National Park is located entirely within the territory of Šibenik (Sibenik)-Knin County and encompasses an area of 109 square kilometers along the Krka River. The Krka National Park is a spacious, unchanged region of exceptional natural value, and includes one or more preserved or minimaly altered ecosystems.

Including the submerged part of the river at the mouth, the Krka River is 72.5 km long, making it the 22nd longest river in Croatia. It springs in the foothills of the Dinara mountain range, 2.5 km northeast of Knin. With its seven waterfalls and a total drop in altitude of 242 m, the Krka is a natural phenomenon. The waterfalls of the Krka River are the fundamental phenomenon of this river.

Krka National Park

National Park Krka - Island Visovac

Inside the Krka National park is the island Visovac which was founded during the reign of Louis I of Hungary. It is home to the Roman Catholic Visovac Monastery founded by the Franciscans in 1445 near Miljevci village. The park also includes the Eastern Orthodox Monastery Krka founded in 1345. The island can be visited by a boat tour from Skradinski buk.

National Park Krka - Island Visovac

Krka National Park Tickets

As well as obviously buying tickets on arrival, tickets can now be pre-bought online on the Parks of Croatia website.
For full entry to all areas of the park, tickets cost 180 Kunas for adults in July and August (110 Kunas for children aged 7 – 18); 110 Kunas during April to June and September to October (80 Kunas for children); and 30 Kunas for adults for November to March (20 Kunas for children). Children under the age of 7 have free entry throughout the year.
Tickets include return boat rides from Skradin to Skradinski buk and Lozovac to Skradinski buk. However, boats do not operate during winter (November to March).

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Krka National Park from Split

Krka National Park is very easily reached from a number of places – Sibenik is the closest large town to the park, although both Split and Zadar are also reasonably close. Due to its proximity to the coastline, the majority of Krka National Park’s visitors are those that find themselves travelling either down the Croatian coast.
The nearest airport is Split Airport, at just under an hour’s drive away; Zadar Airport is just over an hour’s drive away. From either airport, transfer first to the main bus station in that city and then travel on to Skradin, which is where one of the entrances to the Park is.

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