Wander through cascading emerald lakes. Marvel at magnificent waterfalls. Hike majestic mountain ranges. Sail through clusters of uninhabited islands. Relax at secluded bays and pretty inlets. For a country of its size, Croatia offers an abundance of diverse landscapes – there’s a national park to keep everyone happy.
Croatia has 8 national parks and 11 nature parks making it the perfect destination for lovers of nature and outdoor pursuits. Each park is completely different and offers a unique experience. From the sea to the lush green hinterland and vast mountain ranges, ripe for leisurely hiking and adventure activities. The 16 cascading emerald lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice National Park are not to be missed, along with the lively waterfalls and green valleys of the Krka river. For divers, more than three-quarters of the Kornati islands’ surface belong to the sea, with nine diving zones to explore. Paklenica national park is a favourite park for climbers and hikers – choose one of the 150 km long mountain trails under the shade of giant beech and pine forests.