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Kornati National Park

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Address: Kornati Islands, Kornati Islands National Park 23211, Croatia
Phone Number:
+385 98 875 746
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

In the central part of Croatian Adriatic, near where the Sibenik and Zadar...

In the central part of Croatian Adriatic, near where the Sibenik and Zadar islands meet, is a distinctive and, in many ways, special group of islands called Kornati. Due to their magnificent landscape beauty, interesting geomorphology, the great indentation of the coastline and wealth of living marine ecosystems, the majority of the sea area of the Kornati archipelago was proclaimed a national park in 1980. It includes a total of 89 islands, islets and crags, with approx. 238 km of coastline.

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A glorious day out in the Adriatic, and barren Kornati Islands

After a day of heavy rain, the next day the weather was fine and the sun shining brightly, and we chose rather than to explore more of the sights in Zadar, to spend a glorious day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of my trip through Croatia. By boat from Zadar it took about an hour to arrive in Sali. Here I was able to rent a bike and I was off to the national park. I don't remember the name of the place we rented the bikes from, but it was right by the main dock. A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Kornati very often. I am sailor, skipper so I just love this untouched part of Croatian Coast. I have a story for each of the islands, but all together I can say that they are a sailors and a divers dream. Wild, blue, windy and beautiful handful of rocks thrown in the sea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I wanted to go here and you are just allowed thorough a private boat or a tour! IT IS AMAZING THOUGH!! I was so in love! if you want to go to a similar place go to sali and walk 2 hours from the lake in the national park to the private sand beach! it is such a great place!... More 

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

KOrnati Islands are part of National Park Kornati and are beautiful and one of the most beautiful place for sailing and spending time in green and blue. Pure nature with crystal clean water, dolphins and unbeliveable fresh food in small restaurants around. Not to miss

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

After a day of heavy rain, the next day the weather was fine and the sun shining brightly, and we chose rather than to explore more of the sights in Zadar, to spend a glorious day out on a boat trip experiencing the magnificent Kornati Island National Park with our friends. The boat was not very comfortable, with its noisy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful sailing places in the world. Untouched nature with crystal clear water. Incredible family owned restaurants with fresh seafood. Can't wait to sail the Kornati National Park again!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Dress warmly for the boat journey. It gets really windy and cold so if you want to enjoy the scenery and open sea along the way, please wear enough warm clothes. We went on a beautiful boat Nada boarded it at Biograd na Moru. Boarded the boat at 9 am. Drinks were served on board. Lunch served was delicious. On... More 

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Kuopio, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I love exploring national parks. This time was a bit different because it required a boat rental. We took our swimwear and our hiking clothes and shoes with us on this one day trip. I love exploring nature that is still mostly untouched. I love rocky beaches and swimming after you have been walking in the sun. Kornati are amazing,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

What a rip off. Just sailed to lavsa island and ate on the only restraunt. I recommend you eat on board. Food is average at best. No menus. You either eat meat or fish and when i ordered meat it was fish anyway! Food is really expensive and you would pay less in central London for far better food.

Thank 1250steven
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very well organized day trip into beautiful Kornati NP, complete with a swimming break on private Mana Island and a nice lunch at the captain's house; very friendly and accommodating manager and Plava Laguna crew--would definitely book this trip again!

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