Day trip

Zagreb: Plitvice Lakes National Park and Rastoke Tour

Activity provider: Roundabout Travel d.o.o.
Day trip

Zagreb: Plitvice Lakes National Park and Rastoke Tour

Activity provider: Roundabout Travel d.o.o.
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From US$ 85.60 per person

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Get back to nature on a day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park from Zagreb and go for beautiful walks in the forest reserve. Marvel at the 16 terraced lakes and numerous waterfalls from the walkways that wind around and across the water.

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Duration 10 hours
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Limited to 8 participants


  • See the beautiful lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Walk along the winding paths that snake around and across the water
  • Get breathtaking views of the ancient woodlands
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Zagreb, and then make your way to the 16 lakes of the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park. Arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage Site to take a nature walk through the magnificent woodlands of Gornja Jezera (Upper Lakes). Marvel at a system of 12 lakes separated by travertine barriers and take a closer look at the marble formations of the incredible natural phenomenon. Learn how the lakes, karst rivers and streams are an ongoing process that continue to shape the landscape over time. See some of the magnificent waterfalls and stand in front of the 78-meter high Large Waterfall (Veliki slap) to hear the roaring thunder of the water as it hits the ground. If you are looking for a full-day adventure, you have the option to book this experience with a morning city tour. If you book this option, you will meet your local guide at 9 am for a tour of the city before departing for the lakes.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Organization
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square in front of the meteorological Post. Departure point is located 3 minutes walk from the ban Jelačić Square

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Important information

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  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for this tour to run
  • Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes
  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 241 reviews

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I was hesitant about visiting Plitvice lakes with a guide rather than on my own but I ended up being so glad I did. Our guide was exceptional and the experience ended up exceeding the expectations. Not only did I learn about the lakes but I got to know better Croatia as a country. I would repeat the experience without hesitate.

March 24, 2023

our guide Marlin was accommodating knowledgeable and the best!! downsides at 70£ this should include entry to the park. the pictures are over filtered and it doesn't look like that in real life at all you can barely see the lakes because the sun is usually in your way. the lunch stop is okay but limited in choices and it's kind of over rated not one if you only have a couple of days in Zagreb

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March 24, 2023

The trip was a tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is Croatia’s oldest and largest park, and Rastoke – a mill village on top of a waterfall. The park is about a two-hour drive from Zagreb. On the way we stopped briefly at Rastoke, part of Slunj, a town in Karlovac County situated above the Slunjčica and Korana Rivers. The rivers flow over travertine rocks creating small lakes, rapids, and waterfalls. We hiked around the upper and lower Plitvice Lakes for about four hours. The path was easy, but there were a few series of steep uphill stone-step climbs, The lakes are only a tiny portion of the huge park, which is over 300 km2 of forests, grasslands and heathlands, fens and bogs, rocks, and underground water grasslands. The forests are home to brown bears, wolves, and rare bird species. The park is heavily forested with beech, spruce, and fir trees, and a mixture of Alpine and Mediterranean vegetation. Great way to spend a day!

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 130875