Plitvice Lakes N.P. Bus Tour from Zadar with skip-the-line

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Plitvice Lakes N.P. Bus Tour from Zadar with skip-the-line
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Discover Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of the top national parks in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site, on this day trip from Zadar. Spend the day among the breathtaking natural beauty of Croatia’s Dinaric Mountains, walk through forests, and explore the terraced lakes and waterfalls.
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In Brief

Location:
Zadar, Croatia
Country:
Croatia
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
See native wildlife in their natural environment
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Ideal choice for families
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Departing from Zadar in the morning, your day trip starts with the 1-hour-and-45-minute drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Home to diverse vegetation and wildlife, including wild boar, wolves, and even bears, the park was granted World Heritage status in 1979. Located roughly halfway between Zagreb and Zadar, it's 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.

When you arrive at Plitvice, begin your 4-hour guided tour, visiting the Upper Lakes and Lower Lakes and enjoying the unspoiled environment 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 and sightseeing, the tour includes an electric boat ride on Kozjak Lake.

On your way back, stop for lunch at a restaurant outside the park (own expense) before returning to Zadar, where your tour ends.

Inclusions

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Boat ride
  • Pick-up from select Zadar locations
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Breakfast box (croissant, sandwich, fruit, juice, water)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions

  • Ticket to NP 34€ adult 01.06.-30.09.19. €16 kids,7-18 y. 15€ adults for rest of season:7.5 € kids
  • Entrance fee is payable when boarding the bus,

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

1: Ulica Šime Vitasovića, Ul. Šime Vitasovića, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
2: Ul. Ante Starčevića 5, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pick-up locations are fixed but may be modified in certain situations when guests have trouble reaching them
  • It is not permitted to take the tour in flip-flops or light summer clothing, as weather can change easily; please dress for changing conditions
  • Please wear comfortable shoes such as sneakers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

We did this tour and I turned out to be an amazing one..We strated from the upper lakes and descended to the lower lakes..The trip was exciting and comfortable with spectacular views and informative as Ante our guide planned it so well..
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Plitvice NP. Our guide Ante was a very pleasant young man and very approachable. It was a long walk down but didn't want to miss any of the beautiful lakes or waterfalls and am really glad I have taken the time to visit this amazing place.
• Submitted 09 Jul 2019
Catarina was an incredible tour guide. She is extremely knowledgable and talented, and definitely manages a large group of people very well something that's not always easy to do, especially in a place crowded with tourists, like the Plitvice Lakes in August. She is very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this tour in one of the most beautiful parts of Croatia. It was my favorite day of the 2 weeks I spent in Croatia.
• Submitted 30 Aug 2018
This was a fantastic tour, even though it rained most of the day it was still an enjoyable trip. The park is amazing and our guide was really informative and fun. Totally recommend this tour to anyone visiting Croatia.
• Submitted 13 Mar 2018
We took this tour on rainy day of September, wheather wasn't of the best. Also trails through park were slippery, so You should wear comfortable shoes and grab a raincoat, if you're travelling in autumn. But the park itself is very beautiful, a lot of waterfalls on every corner. We took a boat ride from one route to another. Probably looks better on sunny day, but we enjoyed it anyway. Worth to visit. Lunch in a cafe on our way back to Zadar was quite poor, although it costed only 7 EUR, we were expecting something a little bit better. But this trip wasn't about the lunch...
• Submitted 04 Oct 2017
This is an amazing place. Couldn't stop talking about the beautiful clear water. Around every corner is a waterfall, scene and photograph more stunning than before. It must be God's resting place. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes don't attempt it if you cannot walk without aid.
• Submitted 17 May 2017
This tour was great. Mario was an excellent guide and very knowledgeable about the park. He was also great at creating interpersonal relationships with all the guests. Our driver was also nice, I feel we made it there quicker than expected. Great day trip Fromm Zadar.
• Submitted 26 Apr 2017
Excellent day out. The lakes and waterfalls were beautiful. Compared with visiting in summer, although it was quite chilly, the Park was much quieter and some of the views were probably better as the trees weren't in full leaf yet. Our guide Magdalena was very informative and looked after us well.
• Submitted 25 Apr 2017
Even on a rainy day, these falls are amazing. I really enjoyed the tour, and Magdalena, the guide, was funny, sweet, and informative. I would definitely recommend taking the time and money to do this excursion. The drives weren't that bad, about an hour and half, but beautiful through the mountains!
• Submitted 24 Apr 2017
The trip was really good and I loved the Guide. She was really helpful...!!!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2016
Our trip to Plitvice was amazing! Absolutely stunning views! Plitvice is a must see! I am really glad we decided to venture inland from our island hopping vacation to see Plitvice! We couldn't have asked for a better tour guide and the weather was fantastic.
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
Fantastic trip! Our guide, Magdalena, was so knowledgeable about the park and the area! Would recommend the trip especially if you don't want to worry about transport, long queues etc.
• Submitted 16 Sep 2016
We had a small group of 5 and our tour guide, Sabine. Sabine was very knowledgeable and obviously loved her job. The park is absolutely incredible. I was very impressed with the pristine environment and the way it is so well respected by all. Plitvice National Park is an absolute must see, but be prepared for crowds!
• Submitted 15 Sep 2016
This was a great tour. The tour driver was very nice and the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend it!
• Submitted 09 Sep 2016
The lakes are beautiful and we had a leisurely walk through the lakes with our guide.I would like to visit again to see the splendour of the lakes in autumn.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2016
Great day out, Plitvice is unreal!
• Submitted 16 Aug 2016
you have to go to this magical place if you are in Croatia..in all my travelling I had never seen a landscape like this...the tour is very well organised..they pick you up at your hotel..you drive for around 1,5 hour, you then have breakfast in a restaurant and then a full day of walking in the national park..after visiting the park, they bring you back to the restaurant for lunch and then back to Zadar...amazing trip!
• Submitted 02 Aug 2016
Excellent tour guide Sandra - we did so much in the one day and I would highly recommend the tour to anyone - great value for money!
• Submitted 01 Aug 2016
I booked this trip as a treat for my boyfriend's birthday and it was a fab day out. Our tour guide for the day Magdalena was fantastic, keeping us entertained with stories and facts about the country, traditions and the landscape. She made sure that we knew where to be at what time and kept us all together as one group. The coach was comfortable with air con so it was a pleasant trip. We also had some time to relax at the park and grab a drink and a bite to eat. They was also a special treat on the way back which involved some local wildlife. There are cheaper ways to see Plitvice Lakes but I was more than happy to pay for the local knowledge that Magdalena shared with us and a piece of mind that comes with a guided trip. Would recommend the trip to anyone visiting Croatia
• Submitted 26 Jul 2016
Our tour guide Marina was fantastic! She told us the history of the area and things to look out for on the way to the park. She was so friendly and she really was a terrific tour guide. Plitvice itself was beautiful and I definately recommend the trip if you have an opportunity
• Submitted 11 Jul 2016
Marina was excellent tour guide. We enjoyed tour and time with other tour members
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
Superb trip, a real highlight, beautiful day and fantastic staff, I arrived late the night befote and could not find pick up point, called and was driven to meet the bus, could not have been more helpful, Magdalena our guide excellent, highly reccomend
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
Wonderful tour with great people and a great guide Magdelena. The park is superb. I really want to go back there and spend more time exploring it.
• Submitted 19 Jun 2016
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Beautiful area and Marina was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable and helpful.
• Submitted 08 May 2016

In Brief

Location:
Zadar, Croatia
Country:
Croatia
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
See native wildlife in their natural environment
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Ideal choice for families

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