From UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral in Šibenik to the amazing karstic phenomenon of seven travertine waterfalls in Krka National Park, your tour has it all! To make it even better, at the end of this tour you can take a swim at Krka National Park under 'Skradinski buk' waterfalls.
On our way to Krka waterfalls from Split we will make two stops. First is at the city of Primošten, a beautiful little Dalmatian city surrounded by the crystal clear water and amazing beaches.
Next one is the city of Šibenik with its magnificent UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral, and beautiful old city with many stone palaces which make it an amazing place for sightseeing on our Krka National Park tour from Split.
Krka National Park has exceptionally rich and varied flora and fauna. A total of 860 species and subspecies of the plants have been identified within the park, including several endemic species.
There are 18 species of fish but 222 species of birds make this park one of the ornithologically most valuable regions of Europe. You tour guide will take you on a walk through the cutest pathways where you will be able to experience this natural beauty.
The natural (karstic) phenomenon created seven travertine waterfalls: Bilušića buk, Brljan, Manojlovački slap, Rošnjak, Miljacka slap, Roški slap and Skradinski buk, the highest cascade in the Mediterranean (46 meters). Skradinski buk is considered to be one of the most beautiful calcium carbonate waterfalls in Europe, and at the end of the Krka tour from Split, you can enjoy swimming in it.
Includes and Excludes
- Admission to Krka national park
- Sightseeing of Šibenik
- Tour guide
- All fees and taxes
- Gratuities (Optional)
MEETUP & DEPARTURE08:30h - 09:30hOur minibus will wait for you on our meeting point, for those traveling to Krka waterfalls from Split meet up and departure is at 8:30 (am) and for guest traveling from Trogir is 9:30.
As soon as we all gather up, we will depart for our first stop at the city of Primošten. There is approximately an hour drive from Split to Primošten or 35 minutes from Trogir to Primošten.
CITY OF PRIMOŠTEN10:00h - 11:00hAt first stop on our Krka National Park tour from Split, you will get a chance to walk around the city and experience the atmosphere of a small traditional Dalmatian city.
You can also visit some of the amazing beaches in Primošten. After sightseeing Primošten we have a 30 min ride to Šibenik.
CITY OF ŠIBENIK11:30h - 13:00hŠibenik is definitely a perfect place for a walk, sightseeing and taking beautiful pictures. There is ancient St. Michael’s Fortress and UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral which is the most important architectural monument of the renaissance in Croatia.
You can also choose to have a snack or lunch in Šibenik before going to the National park. From Šibenik to the Krka National Park we have approximately 15-20 min ride.
KRKA NATIONAL PARK13:25h - 16:30hThe final destination on our tour to Krka waterfalls from Split - National park Krka. Upon arrival, you will receive your admission ticket to the National Park and tour guide will take you to explore the Park’s wonders.
After a walk with the guide, you will have your free time during which you can have a nice lunch in one of the park’s restaurants and if you like you can take a swim under the Skradinski buk waterfalls and make some amazing pictures.
RETURN TO TROGIR / SPLIT16:30h - 17:30hAfter we all check in at our meeting point with our guide, we will depart for Trogir / Split. In the minibus, we will have enough time to discuss our experiences of Krka national park.
Good to know
What to bring
- Sunglasses & sunscreen
- Hat or cap
- Swimsuit & beach towel
- Bottled water & snacks
- Insect repellent (just in case)
- Small amount of money in local currency (HRK)
Know before you go
Swimming in Krka National Park
If you are interested in booking Krka tour from Split, you should know that visitors are not permitted to swim outside of clearly marked areas. During some parts of the year water temperatures are low so the best time recommended for swimming in a national park would be in July and August.
Krka National Park rules
There are rules set by National Park and we advise you to respect them. You are not allowed to catch fish by any means or to hunt/catch/frighten/disturb any animal species.
Furthermore, it is forbidden to pick or damage indigenous plants or beak/damage travertine. Taking pictures for commercial purposes is also not allowed without approval.
You can’t camp or light fires outside clearly marked areas, disposing of waste or pollution of any kind is highly forbidden. Walking dogs without a leash, flying drones or other unmanned aerial equipment is also forbidden within Krka National Park.
Long walk through the National Park
Since there is a lot of walking and physical activity, this tour is not recommended for people with mobility issues.
There is an island in the Krka National Park
On the Krka river, within National Park there is an island Visovac with monastery founded by Augustinian monks in the 15th century (1445).
The island is one of the most important natural and cultural values of Croatia. It is a significant archaeological ground, it has a great library with many valuable books and has a big collection of historical church linens and dishes.
You can visit the island and the monastery with many different boat excursions operated by the National Park but it has an additional cost.
Second oldest hydroelectric plant in the world
In the very center of the National Park Krka, in 1895, a hydroelectric plant was built. Just two days after Tesla’s hydroelectric plant on Niagara Falls, it became operational which makes it the second oldest hydroelectric plant in the world!
Thanks to this plant Šibenik had electrical lighting years before many European capitals. Krka hydroelectric plant is protected as a monument of industrial architecture and holds historical significance.
There are two meeting points available for Krka National Park tour from Split.
In front of the Church and Monastery of St. Francis
8:15 am to 8:30 am
In front of the Kamerlengo castle
9:15 am to 9:30 am
Please select your starting city (meeting point) during the booking process.
Tickets can be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance of your tour date and time to receive a full refund of your money. For example, if you book a tour on July 7, 2021 departing at 7:30 a.m., you will have until 7:30 a.m. on July 6, 2021 to cancel.
All clients have the right to cancel their tour with a minimum of 24 hours notice before the tour begins, and the right to a 100% refund of the amount that was paid, although we appreciate further notice whenever possible. We monitor the weather conditions 24/7, however, Mother Nature can be unpredictable at times, occasionally causing unexpected situations that may result in cancellations within 24 hours of the start of the tour.
That may include extreme weather or other extraordinary circumstances that could not have been avoided or foreseen, or incidents that occur suddenly. If such situations result in the cancellation of a scheduled tour, our valued clients have several options: Clients may accept a new departure date, replacement package/excursion of equivalent or similar itinerary, or receive a full refund of all money paid. Before all else, your experience and safety are our primary concerns.
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