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Krka National Park | Land of waterfalls

If you’ve seen photographs of Krka National Park in Croatia, with its vast skies, cascading waterfalls, and water in every shade of blue and green imaginable, know that they’re not exaggerated. Krka is like a slice of untouched paradise, covering 109 square kilometres of raw natural beauty. Set along the Krka River in the central Dalmatia region, the park is home to diverse plants and wildlife, medieval monasteries and ruins, and scenic landscapes. Whether you explore its hiking trails, go on a boat tour, bike through its forests, or simply soak in the serenity, it is a must-see in Croatia. 

Read on to learn more about Krka National Park tickets, the park’s timings, how to get there, and more.

Know before you book your Krka National Park tickets

  • If you’re looking to visit the park from a nearby city like Zadar, Split or Trogir, opt for a full-day guided Krka National Park tour that includes transfers.
  • Children aged 7 years old and under can enter Krka National Park for free.
  • One visitor accompanying a guest with disabilities can enter the national park free of charge.

Which Krka National Park ticket is best for you?

Krka national park tickets

If you want to explore Krka National Park at your own pace

Go for: Standard entry tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: No
Transfers: Not included

  • Spend a day in nature amidst lush greenery with a trip to Krka National Park in Croatia, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Get a 2-hour tour of Skadinski Buk waterfall, the park’s most spectacular cascades, and learn about its history and biodiversity.
  • Get around the park at your own pace by foot, bus, or boat, and explore its lakes, the Krka River, Visovac monastery, Roski Slap falls, historic fortresses, and other must-see attractions.

Recommended tickets & tours:

Krka National Park Tour with a visit to Primosten Town

If you want a comprehensive Krka National Park tour

Go for: Full-day trip with guided tour tickets
Duration: 9 hrs to 10 hrs
Guide: Expert English-speaking guide
Transfers: Included

  • Explore the stunning landscapes and waterfalls of Krka National Park with an expert tour guide, who will show you the best spots and tell you all about its history, geography, and wildlife.
  • Apart from seeing the waterfalls and taking a boat tour, you can also go swimming or try a wine tasting at a local winery, depending on the experience you choose.
  • Enjoy comfortable, hassle-free travel to and from the national park with transfers from Split or Trogir.

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Krka National Park Highlights

Krka National Park - Skradinski Buk

Skradinski Buk

Formed along Europe’s longest tufa barrier (a unique aspect of the park’s hydrogeology) Skradinski Buk is a collection of 17 cascades and pools with a total drop of 45 meters. Use the wooden walkways to explore Krka National Park’s most famous waterfalls and its preserved historic watermills.

Krka National Park - Roški Slap

Roški Slap

Roški Slap is a 650-meter-long waterfall on a beautiful stretch of the Krka River. Beginning with shallow steps, it continues in a series of small cascades known as “the Necklaces” before becoming the 15-meter-high main waterfall. If you spend a couple of hours near the falls, you can see the pools change color from shades of blue to shades of green.

Krka National Park - Manojlovac Waterfall

Manojlovac Waterfall

At 59.6 meters, Manojlovac is Krka National Park’s tallest waterfall. One of the more secluded attractions, it is accessible by hiking trails. Less frequently visited than the other waterfalls, it’s a small pocket of peace where you can enjoy the dense forests, rocky cliffs, and tranquil pools surrounding it.

Krka Monastery

Krka Monastery is a 16th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the Krka River within the national park. You can explore the monastery’s complex, which includes a Byzantine church and a 17th-century bell tower. It is built on top of ancient Roman ruins, including catacombs, which are accessible to visitors.  You can drive to the monastery or take a boat from Roški slap.

Oziđana pećina cave

Located near the Roški slap waterfall, Oziđana pećina cave is a prehistoric site where remnants of human activity were found dating from between 6000 BC and 1500 BC. The cave is part of the park’s educational trail, where you can explore the archaeological collection on display, including fragments of Stone Age pottery and tools.

Krka National Park - Jaruga Hydroelectric Power Plant

Krka Hydroelectric Power Plant

Built in 1895, the Krka hydroelectric power plant is Europe’s oldest hydropower station. Located on the Krka River, it had two turbines and played a significant role in the region’s development, making it an important part of Croatia’s industrial heritage. Today, you can learn about the plant’s history and operation through guided tours and exhibits.

Burnum archaeological site & amphitheater

Built in the 1st century AD, Burnum is a Roman archaeological site located within the national park. Once a Roman military base, it contains a partially restored amphitheater along with remnants of Roman military buildings. Several archaeological artefacts have been recovered from this site, including weapons and everyday tools and items.

Krka National Park - Ethno Village

Ethno Village

Located near Skradinski buk, the Ethno Village is a cultural attraction that showcases the traditional rural life of the region. It features authentic stone houses, workshops, and exhibits showcasing the region’s traditional crafts, cuisine, and customs. You can explore the village and watch fascinating presentations of activities like the milling of wheat and fabric weaving.

Plan your visit to Krka National Park

Opening hours
Getting there
Best time to visit
Guidelines & tips
Krka National Park opening times
Skradinski buk, Roški slap, & Krka Eco Campus in Puljane

November to February: 9am to 4pm
March: 9am to 5pm
April: 8am to 6pm
May: 8am to 7pm
June to August: 8am to 8pm
September: 8am to 7pm
1 to 15 October: 8am to 6pm
16 to 31 October: 9am to 5pm

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Burnum amphitheater & Krka Monastery/Kistanje

November to February: Closed
April to June: 10am to 6pm
July & August: 8am to 8pm
September to 15th October: 10am to 6pm
16th to 31st October: 10am to 5pm

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Special timings, days closed, & other information

Special timings:
• 24 and 31 December: 9am to 12 noon.
Closed on: 25 and 26 December
Duration of visit: 5-6 hours
Information to note:
• On 1 January, only the Lozovac entrance is open for visitors.
• The Stinice locality is closed for visitors from November to March.

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Krka National Park accessibility

Krka National Park is partially accessible by wheelchair. 

  • Accessible entrances: The best entrance for wheelchair accessibility depends on the season. 
    High season (April to October): Skradin entrance
    Low season (November to March): Lozovac entrance
  • Accessible routes: All wheelchair-accessible routes at Krka National Park are marked with signboards.
  • Accessible transport: The boats at the national park are equipped for wheelchair users, with ramps to access them. The boat crew also assist in transferring passengers who need help onto the boat. The shuttle buses that run within the park are also wheelchair accessible with ramps.

Krka National Park Facilities:

Visitor Information: Visitor centers at the park provide information about its history and biodiversity. 

Restrooms: Restrooms are available at the park’s Lozovac, Skradin, and Roški Slap entrances. Paid and free toilets are also located inside the national park. 

Pets: You are allowed to bring your dogs inside the national park, but they must be kept on the leash at all times. Dogs are not permitted on Visovac Island or inside the Krka monastery.

Krka National Park Visitor Tips
  • Most of your exploration of the national park will be done on foot, so wear comfortable and sturdy footwear. Waterproof footwear is recommended.
  • Carry drinking water and stay hydrated, especially during the summer, when temperatures can get quite high. We recommend carrying a large reusable water bottle, which you can refill at the attractions you visit.
  • Take packed snacks and lunch with you. Food is not easily available at the park, and it is cheaper and more convenient to bring your own. 
  • Carry sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses for sun protection. 
  • Regardless of the time of the year that you visit, carry a light jacket in case the weather turns chilly.
  • Keep in mind that if you want to go for a swim in the national park, there are no changing rooms.
  • Do not swim outside the designated areas. 
  • Do not feed animals at the national park. 
  • Do not litter at the park.

Frequently asked questions about Krka National Park tickets & tours

What are the opening hours of Krka National Park?

The park’s opening hours vary depending on the month and season. It usually opens at 8am or 9am, and closes between 4pm and 8pm, depending on the time of the year. Many of the park’s attractions have their own timings.

How long does a visit to Krka National Park take?

We recommend spending at least 4 to 6 hours at the park to explore the waterfalls, take a boat tour, and see some of the other attractions that you prefer. However, you can spend the whole day at the park.

How can I reach Krka National Park?

The national park is accessible by buses from nearby Croatian cities like Šibenik, Zadar, Split, and Trogir. You can also drive down to the park.

Is parking available at Krka National Park?

Yes, you can park your vehicles at the parking areas at the Lozovac, Roški slap/Laškovica, Burnum/Puljane, and Kistanje/Krka monastery entrances.

Is Krka National Park accessible for wheelchair users?

Certain areas and routes of the national park are accessible for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues. These are marked with signboards. The park’s boats and shuttle buses are also wheelchair-friendly.

Is Krka National Park good for children to visit?

Yes, children will enjoy spending a day out amidst nature, especially seeing the waterfalls. There are several child-friendly activities like boat tours, swimming, and picnics.

Can I take pictures or videos at Krka National Park?

Yes, you’re allowed to take photographs and videos for personal use inside the park. Photography and videography for promotional or commercial purposes require prior permission. You need to apply for the permit at least a week in advance.

Are there restrooms available at Krka National Park?

Yes, there are free and paid toilets located inside the national park and near the entrances.

Are pets allowed at Krka National Park?

Pets are allowed inside the national park but have to be kept on the leash at all times. Pets might not be allowed inside certain areas of the park.

Are there any luggage storage facilities at Krka National Park?

Krka National Park unfortunately does not have any storage facilities for visitors’ luggage or personal belongings.