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Rastoke & Plitvice Lakes National Park Tour from Zagreb

Activity provider: Petros

Rastoke & Plitvice Lakes National Park Tour from Zagreb

Activity provider: Petros
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From US$ 112.15 per person

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Discover the beauty of Croatia's oldest and most visited national park, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. On a small-group guided tour, you’ll experience nature at its finest and enjoy breathtaking views of lakes and waterfalls in Plitvice Park.

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Duration 10 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Explore the picturesque watermill village of Rastoke
  • Experience the stunning natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your guide on a small-group tour
Full description
Leave Zagreb and head to the Lika region. The first stop on the itinerary is the picturesque watermill village of Rastoke, located at the confluence of the Slunjčica and Korana rivers. Take a stroll through the town to admire the unique rural architecture. The tour continue on to Plitvice Lakes National Park. This is Croatia’s oldest and most visited national park, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. For centuries, water has formed waterfalls and created 16 crystal-clear lakes in this area. Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of the forest landscape and the lakes that are connected by a series of waterfalls. Board an electric boat to cross Lake Kozjak and learn more about karst formations and the abundant animal life in the park. Become one with nature, enjoy the clean fresh air and marvel at the breathtaking views that surround you. The guide will be with you and your small group throughout the day, and will share some interesting stories about the areas you visit and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle (car, minivan or bus)
  • Rastoke village visit
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park admission fee (boat and train ride inside the park included)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet by the Zrinjevac Park.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • A moderate amount of walking is involved with some steep parts
    • Not recommended for children younger than 3 years
    • Not recommended for travelers with health issues
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Exact pick-up times will depend on the location of your hotel (you will be advised 24 hours before departure)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 381 reviews

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    The lakes & waterfalls in this nature reserve are absolutely beautiful and I found the stories of our guide to be a really pleasant addition. Walking around independently is certainly possible, but thanks to Vlaj, the day just got even more colour. This tour in such a small group is therefore recommended!

    August 4, 2022

    Petra was amazing guide ♥️ way too informative and attentive. She really knows where to stop and when to continue walking, so you get little rest and fill up with energy, and don’t get tired till the end of the tour. She was also telling us history of Croatia and it’s villages/cities we went throught the way to the Plitvice lakes. Driver (sorry, cannot remember the name) was also very good. And the car was comfortable with good AC. Tour was amazing and definitely worth for the money. We enjoyed too much. Plitvice is amazing

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    July 21, 2022

    Our guide, Renato, was excellent. Took care of us and made sure our every need was met. Gave us loads of information on what we were seeing and on any relative topic we brought up. He also gave us restaurAant tips in Zagreb as well as information on other locations we were visiting. Highly recommend this trip and especially Renato.

    May 12, 2022

    Product ID: 70333