6 Facts About KRKA National Park

6 Facts About KRKA National Park in Croatia

KRKA National Park is in southern Croatia along the KRKA river. Spending a day at this river is for you if you enjoy mesmerizing, untouched nature. The park has an abundance of waterfalls and a diverse amount of flora and fauna. Below we list 6 facts about KRKA National Park in Croatia.

#1: How do you get to KRKA National Park?

6 Facts About KRKA National Park in Croatia

The park is situated an hour and a half from Split, Croatia. We booked a self-guided day tour with transportation included from Split, Croatia. The tour guide gave us enough time at the park to hike through the waterfalls, go swimming, and have lunch. 

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2. How Many Waterfalls are at the National Park?

6 Facts About KRKA National Park in Croatia

There are seven waterfalls to see. Each of the seven waterfalls at KRKA national park has unique characteristics that make them different and special. Make sure you witness the highest waterfall called Manojlovacki at about 32.2 meters.

3. How were the waterfalls created?

6 Facts About KRKA National Park in Croatia

Krka river itself is a travertine phenomenon. Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs created from rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate. Travertine builds up and formed the seven waterfalls.

4. How much does it cost?

An entrance ticket to the KRKA National Park is $6.14

5.What can you do at the National Park?

You can swim under the waterfall. We went for a swim regardless of the fact that we did not bring bathing suits. My best friend Ari and I will forever be carefree, wandering souls! You can also take a bike ride, boat ride, or go for a long hike. The boat trip will take you to the Island of Visovac. At the Island, you will find the Roman Visovac Monastery founded more than 570 years ago. You can also take a boat excursion to Roski slap.

6. When is the best time to visit?

The park gets extremely crowded during July and August. The best time to visit is May, June, September, or October.

Are you looking for more things to do in Croatia? Read: 20 Things to Do in Croatia

Have you ever been to KRKA National Park? We listed 6 facts about KRKA National Park before visiting. Please let us know about your experience in the comment section below!

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