Krka Waterfalls and Sibenik Tour From Split
If you are looking for a Day trip from Split where you can immerse yourself in an ancient city with a UNESCO World Heritage site, visit one of Croatia’s best national parks and swim under a waterfall, wander the cobblestone streets of an idyllic Dalmatian town and indulge in some local delicacies. Look no further than our Krka waterfalls and Sibenik tour from Split.
Starting your day in Split we will head to our first destination, the superb Sibenik. Here you can walk through this charming city admiring its stone architecture, its 4 fortresses and of course the UNESCO world heritage listed Cathedral of St James.
From Sibenik, we head to the Krka National Park where we will explore its major attraction, the stunningly beautiful Skradinski Buk waterfall, one of Croatia’s absolute must visit sites. While here you will be provided with a guided tour of Skradinski Buk and its various water mills and award-winning ethno village.
Following this, you have a several of hours free time to take the rare opportunity to swim under the pristine Skradinski Buk waterfalls. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity you won’t want to miss. Here you can also explore the travertine formations in the Skradinski Buk pools and lap up the crystal clear Krka river waters and the Dalmatian sun.
Moving onto our next destination it’s a picturesque boat ride from Skradinski Buk to Skradin where your guide will be waiting for you at the Skradin dock. Skradin is a picture perfect town which embodies the essence of Dalmatia. Here you will explore some of the local sites and finish the day with sampling some of the delightful local wines, cheers and the to-die-for prsut (dried ham).
Departure time and days: From 15. April – 15. November / 8:30 a.m. – Every day
08:15 – Meet at the Bronze map of Split ready for our departure
For the Krka waterfalls and Sibenik tour we meet in front of the bronze scale model of Split, across the Southern entrance of the Diocletian’s Palace.
08:30 – 10:00 Departure from Split to Sibenik
10:00 – 11:00 Šibenik & Saint James Cathedral – Guided Tour
Here you will get a chance to experience idyllic Šibenik, the city of stone. Šibenik’s narrow winding streets, stone houses and stone stairways will make you feel as though you have stepped back in time. You will have a 30-minute tour of Šibenik’s old town and the not to be missed UNESCO-listed Cathedral of St James with a licensed guide. Interestingly, the cathedral of St James is unique to European architecture in that it is made entirely from stone.
Following your guided tour, you will have 30 minutes free time to do some exploring of your own. We recommend a visit to St Michaels fortress which is perched above the old town – or grab an ice-cream.
11:00 – 11:30 Departure from Šibenik – Krka National Park
Now we make our way to Krka National Park where we will make a short stop at the park entrance where you can use the restroom before we enter the park with our tour vehicle.
11:30 – 12:30 Skradinski Buk – Guided Tour
Skradinski Buk is one of Croatia’s natural treasures and is the longest and most impressive waterfall on the Krka River. Here your licensed guide will take you on a tour of this stunning cascading waterfall, the centuries old water mills, rolling mills and washing columns where you will see the traditional folk architecture.
From there it’s off to the “Golden Flower of Europe award” an award-winning Ethno village to learn about the history of Skradinski Buk. In addition, your guide will show you the rich diversity of the Flora, 1022 recorded species, and the endemic, rare and threatened fauna of Krka National Park.
12:30 – 15:30 Now comes the fun park – free time for swimming and exploring Krka National Park at your leisure.
This is where you will get a rare opportunity to swim in the crystal clear pools under the Skradinski Buk waterfall and explore its travertine formations. This is a magical experience and something you will always treasure long after you return home. Be sure to bring your camera along.
Take this time to grab some lunch from one of the many affordable restaurants in the National Park. In your free time, you may also want to explore the local area and walk one of the many trails through the National Park. The choice is yours.
15:30 – 16:00 Departure from Krka National Park to Skradin by boat
There is nothing quite like meandering down a quiet river taking in the picturesque surrounds of the Krka National Park. Here you will get the chance to do so. The beauty of the Krka River is best seen from a boat with uninterrupted views. Along the way keep any eye out for the local swans, beautiful scenery, all set in a pristine natural environment. It’s the perfect time to sit back and reflect on your incredible day.
16:00 – 17:15 Guided tour of Skradin including a FREE Wine tasting.
Your guide will be waiting for your arrival at the dock in Skradin where you will be taken into Skradin to explore this ancient town. Upon arrival, you will notice the Skradin Marina, with its 180 boat capacity, is one of the best looking marina’s you have ever seen. Skradin has a long history and was once a Roman Municipal, ruled by the Venetians, and the Turkish at different times in history.
Together with your guide, you will explore the town of Skradin including such sites as the Belvedere and early medieval fortress of ban Pavao Šubic, Baroque Church of the Parturition of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Church of St Spiridon. Lastly, you will get the chance to sample some exquisite local wines, cheese and hams to finish your day in style.
17:15 – 18:30 Return to Split
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Dress code is smart casual A moderate amount of walking is involved
The customer need to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior departure
If you cancel within 1 day in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
Main meeting point for our Krka waterfalls and Sibenik tour from Split is in front of the bronze city map, at the Eastern end of the boardwalk, across the Southern entrance of the Diocletian’s Palace.
All our tours and excursions begin in a relaxed atmosphere, until the whole group is assembled near the designated meeting point.
Our advice is to plan your journey in advance and make sure you arrive to the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.
08:15 Meeting time on the Bronze map of Split
Photo Gallery of the meeting point in the Split
Street view of the meeting point in the Split
Our tours ending point is, generally, the same as the meeting point, even though the agency reserves the right to change it in accordance to the traffic. In any case, drop off point for all our guests is always in the 200 meter radius from the boardwalk.
- Fuel surcharge and highway tolls
- Air conditioned minivan/minibus
- Professional driver / guide
- Travel Insurance and local taxes
- Wine, cheese and ham tasting
- Guided tour of Sibenik town
- Guided tour of Skradin town
- Guided tour of National Park Krka
- Small-group tour (max. 16 people)
- Krka River 30 minutes Cruise
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Pick up and drop of service
- Entrance Fee for the National Park Krka
- (you will be charged an extra fee of 130 kuna (children under 7 years free) in cash on the day of departure)
Krka waterfalls and Sibenik map
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Why Choose Us
- Our regular capacity is up to eight persons, but we can provide the same service for bigger groups, as well
- We offer free on-line support, because we care about your experience as much as you do
- Our team members are polyglots with profound working experience
- Our guides are informative, friendly and professional
- We use top quality equipment
- You can cancel the reservation the day before departure without any fee
- We care more about you than about profit
Krka & Sibenik Tour
- Adult (7+) 39 €
- Child (3-6) 34 €