Krka National Park Tickets

Opening hours

There are five entrances with different hours of opening. The main attractions of Skradinski Buk and Roski Slap are open all year round.

March and October 16th until 31st 9am until 5pm

April and October 1st to 15th 8am until 6pm

May and September 8am until 7pm

June, July and August 8am until 8pm

November until February 9am until 4pm

The park is closed on the 25th and 26th of December

The park closes at midday on the 24th and 31st of December

On the 1st of January only the Lozovac entrance is open.

More information is available at http://www.npkrka.hr/stranice/working-hours/144/en.html

How to get there

From Zagreb- it is about 300km and takes about 3 hours by car using the E71. The journey by bus takes four hours with several buses each day in the summer, only one daily service in the winter months.

From Split- the distance of this route is about 90 kilometres and one hour by car with several route options. The journey by bus takes about 90 minutes with several options in the summer and only three buses per day during the winter.

From Dubrovnik- the 3 hour journey by car includes using the toll route to cover the 280km route. This journey by bus will take about 6 hours.

FAQ

Which entrance to Krka National Park should I choose?
The park has five official entrances: Lozovac, Skradin, Roski slap, Burnum and Kistanje. Detailed information including multimedia presentations is available about the park at the office of the Public Institute of Krka National Park in Skradin and Drnis or can be viewed at http://www.npkrka.hr/stranice/park-entrances/28/en.html . The park is open all year round and once inside the park you can travel by boat, private vehicle, bicycle or on foot.
What is there to see at Krka National Park?
There are numerous sights to see at the national park including Skeadinski buk, Visovac Lake and Island, Roski Slap, the Krka Monastery, Burnum and the educational trail at Stinice to Roski Slap and Ozidana Pecina. You might want to see the viewpoint at Krnici Gornji, the educational trail of Brnjica to Cikola River or the various waterfalls of Manojlovac, Brijan and Bilusic Buk. There are archaeological remains at the Puljani centre and various walking and cycling trails including Skradin to Skradinski Buk.
Is swimming permitted in the park?
You are permitted to swim at your own risk at the sites of Skradinski Buk and Roski Slap. These two swimming areas can get extremely crowded, it is best to visit them early in the morning or late in the afternoon when they are less busy.
Is Skradinski buk accessible to persons with limited mobility, persons in wheelchairs and families with baby buggies?
Visitors to the national park with reduced mobility, in wheelchairs and families with baby buggies can easily reach the ethnography village and the viewpoint of Franz Joseph I located at Skradinski Buk. They can reach this location along the walking trail using the wooden bridge then take the white trail to bypass the natural staircase located on the right bank at the foot of this feature. Access for visitors with limited mobility is not possible to the falls themselves.
Can I camp at Krka National Park?
Camping inside the national park is not permitted. There are however several campsites located in the countryside surrounding the park.

Must Know

Cycling within the park
There are a total of fourteen cycling routes available for visitors to the park. These include five MTB routes or mountain bike routes, three routes suitable for cycle use on the parks roads and six routes on tracks that are suitable for recreational or family use. Cycling is only permitted on the marked cycle trails, as well as on local and county paved and gravel roads. Cycling is not permitted along the walking trails.
Availability of accommodation in Krka National Park
There is no accommodation available for overnight stays within the limits of the Krka National Park. In the areas surrounding the park there are a number of local farms and other facilities offering overnight accommodation.
Boat rides in the national park
The boat from Skradin to Skradinski Buk is included in the entrance fee. Other boat rides including Stadinski Buk to Visovac and Roski Slap and a return to Skradinski Buk charge an additional fee. There are prices listed on the website for the boat routes including Roski Slap to the Krka Monastery on Visovac Island or to the fortresses of Necven and Trosenj. The prices are available to view here http://www.npkrka.hr/stranice/boat-excursions/33/en.html
Taking dogs into Krka National Park
Dogs are permitted inside the park and must be leashed at all times and under the control of their owners. During any public transportation (bus and boat) dogs must be muzzled. Dogs are not permitted to enter the monastery on Visovac Island. They can visit the island but are restricted from entering the monastery itself.
Visovac Island and its monastery
At the point where the river forms into a lake you have Visovac Island located in its centre. The island is only accessible by boat. Located on the island are a small church and a Franciscan monastery. The first settlers on the island were Augustinians during the 14th century. These nomads were the builders of the islands two significant structures. In 1440, the first Franciscans arrived; they were from Bosnia and fleeing persecution from the Turkish invaders. The Franciscans carried with them a valuable collection of books, art and 630 documents written in the Turkish language.

Places Nearby

A walking tour of Trogir
The Croatian region of Dalmatia is bursting with protected sites of Heritage and a walking tour of the town of Trogir is highly recommended. Tours of Trogir are tailored to suit your needs. Your guide will determine through questions about what areas your interests lie in and then after this casual consultation a tour route is devised to suit your interests. The bucolic medieval walled town has so many ancient secrets. You will discover architecture from styles used by Hungarians, Venetians, Austrians and the French with older relics dating back to the Roman era with the remains of a 2000 year old palace.
Tour of Bisevo Caves and Coves
The blue cave of Bisevo is located in the Adriatic, just off the Croatian coast on the island of Bisevo. This natural attraction will leave you breathless when your boat takes you into one of the Adriatic’s most beautiful attractions. The cave gets its name from the light shining in through a side opening, illuminating the sights of this unique phenomenon inside. Once you have completed your tour of the cave you can visit the small fishing village of Komiza where you can choose to relax on the beach or have lunch in the restaurants located nearby. The next spot on the tour is Stiniva Cove. It is a secluded cove with a white sandy beach, a stunning backdrop of cliffs and crystal clear water. At Green Cave you can jump into the sea and swim from inside the cave before returning to the port of Split.
Dalmatian Heritage Tour
This heritage tour takes you to the historic sites located between Split and Trogir. It begins at the 4th century Diocletian Palace before moving on to the ancient city of Salona. Salona was the capital of this Roman province in the 1st century AD. The tour concludes at the village of Kliss and its beautiful medieval fortress.