Waterfalls in Croatia best of 2024

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Waterfalls in Croatia best of 2024

Although lakes and waterfalls in Croatia are popular places for tourists and locals alike. With a little walking you’ll find plenty of secret locations that receive few tourists, if that’s the thing you’re after.

With more water surfaces and breathtaking views on small areas than just about any other place nearby, the largest number of Croatia’s lakes and waterfalls are in the National Park Krka and National Park Plitvice lakes. Croatia having quite a number of them it’s safe to say, the country gaining even more beauty due to the large number of waterfalls in its territory. But it’s not just because of them that Croatia has grown popular in recent years, having to thank it’s growth in popularity to Game of Thrones to be precise. But Croatia has much more to offer than just those few things.

Whether it’s your first or dozenth time visiting Croatia, there’s always something new to discover. Explore the wide range of sights present in Croatia at your own pace or by taking a tour. We’re positive you’ll find something exciting to do if not spend your Vacation simple relaxing on the beach through summer time. So in the end it’s up to you how you’ll want to spend your time in a completely different country.

Lots of the waterfalls and lakes are not so far from the old towns with astonishing character and breathtaking history (ex. Šibenik town next to Krka waterfalls), so we are recommending to save a few hours to discover them. We’re sure you’ll enjoy them. Below are 5 beautiful falls in Croatia. Krka Waterfall excursion from Split is one of those options as well, which you can see on a Krka tour from Split easily! 🙂

Skradinski buk
(waterfall in Krka National Park)

Positioned near the small town of Skradin. On Croatia’s coast, Skradinski Buk is one of the most famous ones in the Krka National Park. The waterfall being the only one that allows swimming next to it (This statement is now false due to the recent ban of swimming in 2021.).

Maybe the most astonishing and popular falls in the park, Skradinski Buk is really a puzzle of 20 different waterfalls on this part of the river Krka. So you surely won’t have trouble sight seeing Krka Waterfalls from Split if you decide to venture to the National park.

The Skradinski Buk you can reach from the main entrance called Lozovac, with free parking for your car, from April to October there are coaches for individual visitors. Second entrance is in small town of Skradin, where guests are transferred to Skradinski Buk by ships owned by the park. By walking you can reach the Skradinski Buk along a 875 m trail. And from there you can look over the cascading beauty of Skradinski Buk and revel in what Nature is capable of doing. After all, Krka Waterfalls is one of the best sights that Croatia has to offer in its territory. So don’t be afraid of exploring the wonders of this National park with or without your family/friends. Just take a small group Krka tour from Split that will more often than not let you meet new people along the way. 🙂

We’re positive you’ll find something well worthwhile whilst exploring the National park during a tour or simply by going on your own. Make the most out of your time in Croatia by sightseeing the wide range of sights present. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your tenth, there’s always something to keep you busy, whether it’s visiting National parks or visiting different cities to explore the old towns.

Roški slap
(waterfall in Krka National Park)

Just next to the Skradinski Buk, Roški Waterfall is definitely one of the favorites in Krka National Park.

Most tours and excursions start in the town of Split, which is the second biggest in Croatia.

The minibus tour to Krka organized by the agency Adiona travel takes about 1h and 30 minutes and will drop you at the main entrance called Lozovac, from which you can easily walk to the park. The falls are nearly 2,000 feet long, making them large even by our country fall standards.

The fee of the boat that’ll take you to the falls is included in the park ticket, and the views on the 25-minute boat ride are beautiful to say the least. Making it one of the best waterfalls to admire if given the opportunity. By taking a Krka tour from Split you’ll be able to see some of the best waterfalls in the National park in a package deal of sorts without having to worry about getting to the park on your own or finding a means of transport. You’ll also get to visit Šibenik town with a Krka tour from Split, making it a well worthwhile excursion to take.

Veliki Slap
(waterfall in Plitvice lakes National Park)

Veliki Slap is one of the waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Lying next to the River Korana and is one of the most beautiful and famous falls in Croatia.

The National Park Plitvice lakes is separated into the upper and lower lakes, with clear water and waterfalls of all kind shapes and sizes. Big Fall is appropriately named and it is the highest waterfall in the park. There are plenty of trails and bridges near the falls from which you’ll be able to see plenty of water animals.

Some of the falls are accessible by car and hiking trail, and there’s a ferry available, which will give you the most panoramic views. But if you’ll rather save yourself the hassle, simply going with a hking trail would be the best bet as it will save you from having to wait for the ferry to arrive to take you where you need to go.

Veliki Slap being just one of many waterfalls that you’ll be able to see during a Plitvice tour from Split so don’t fret too much about only having time to see one sight as there will be several others you’ll get to see during tour from Split. Make the most out of the experience by not simply stopping with a Plitvice tour.

Sastavci Waterfalls
(waterfalls in Plitvice lakes National Park)

One of the falls which is also also located on the Korana River, in the lower lakes, Sastavci Falls is almost nearly 80 feet high. Other falls from there you can see in clear view, making it seem like the landscape is made of falls and it looks gorgeous. So if you’re looking for a romantic sight to explore, Sastavci waterfalls proves to be quite enticing. Plitvice having several other beautiful waterfalls that are equally as charming as Sastavci.

Take a private transfer to Plitvice Lakes from Split in order to get to the National park as quickly as possible. It’s after all one of the most beautiful nature parks in all of Croatia. So why not spend some time admiring the most notable sights that Plitvice Lakes has to offer.

Sopot waterfall
(waterfall in Istria county)

The highest waterfall in Istria, Sopot. Located next to the village Floricici in Istria. You can arrive there by car and then walk to the fall in just 7 minutes, allowing you to enjoy a refreshing afternoon sight seeing the village atmosphere. Due to how secluded the waterfall is in comparison to the much larger ones in Krka or Plitvice, in Sopot you can expect to enjoy the waterfall in mostly silence.

It is nearly 100 feet tall, and supposedly this area used to be covered by the sea, as evidenced by the marine fossils that can be found in the ground and rock nearby. So if you want to enjoy yourself admiring in a much quieter environment, Sopot waterfall is one of the best choices. Because who doesn’t want some peace and tranquility in their lives every once in a while.

Our Recommendation for waterfalls in Croatia

If you love beautiful sites, crystal clear lakes, amazing waterfalls. You can’t go wrong with any of these places from the list, and it’s not a waste of your time to go there. Waterfalls in Croatia best of 2024. It all depends whether you want to enjoy your time leisurely or see and explore as much as possible. There’s more than just National parks to explore in the end, so don’t stop with just sight seeing waterfalls. Get out there and enjoy yourselves by seeing all the interesting things Croatia has in store, from beautiful crystal clear beaches to historic monuments that are brimming with ancient knowledge, allowing you to truly get a sense of how beautiful the country can be; so schedule a private transfer to some of the most interesting sights/cities already, we are positive you’ll enjoy em.

But if you plan on visiting one of the National parks, a Krka tour from Split would be an ideal choice. We offer a refreshing experience to Krka that includes: lunch, drinks, tickets to Krka Waterfalls, english speaking driver and a transfer to/from the nature park. So it all depends whether or not you have the adventuristic spirit to choose what waterfall you want to see first. After all, Croatia is a land with bountiful beauty throughout its territory.

Make the most out of your stay in an entirely different country by discovering the vast wonders present in Krka National park and other locations. Whether you’re staying for several days or maybe even weeks, there’s always something more to see in Croatia. Travel throughout the country to discover new and interesting things to do and sights to see, there’s a wide range of them that we are positive you’ll want to experience during your stay in Croatia.