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Small Group Plitvice Lakes Full Day Sightseeing Tour
We will meet at the entrance of the National Park and start our tour exploring the Lower Lakes and magnificent Big Waterfall. We will follow the path that leads across the Lakes and waterfalls until we reach the P3 station. Here we will take a small rest.""Explore the UNESCO protected National Park Plitvice Lakes in a small group. Find out the story of the Black Queen and how she created 16 lakes and thousand of waterfalls.title=Highlights&1=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city"""Plitvička Jezera Croatia"
From EUR50.00
 
Plitvice National Park Full-Day Tour from Zadar
"Departing from Zadar at 8:15am you will drive for about 1 hour and 45 minutes before reaching Plitvice National Park home to diverse flora and fauna including wild boar wolves and even bears. Granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979 Plitvice is located roughly halfway between Zagreb and Zadar. Marked on old maps as the Devil’s Garden
From EUR66.00
 
Plitvice Private Excursion from Dubrovnik
"Founded in 1949 the oldest National Park in Southeast Europe and largest and most famous in Croatia Plitvice National Park is a shrine of nature that can't be missed.  Located in central Croatia this UNESCO protected area is visited by over 1.2 million people annually. With 18km of marked trails through unspoiled nature and countryside 78 meter high waterfalls and beautiful color-changing lakes there is plenty to see at Plitvice National Park.Arriving in the early afternoon hours after a pleasant drive in your vehicle from Dubrovnik and a short break
From EUR669.00

Lower lakes (Donja jezera) Tips (33)

Beautiful Lakes & Waterfalls

We visited Plitvice Lakes on a day tour from Split with Portal Tours. Our tour guide was Mario and driver was Tiho and they were just great After hiking through the Upper Lakes, we took the shuttle down and hiked the Lower Lakes. We hiked down to lake level at Milanovacki Slap, where the water dropped into Milanovac Lake. The water was really beautiful and there were a lot of fish swimming. Continuing on, we passed by more lakes with amazing towering cliffs above. In some places, there were grasses growing out of the lakes, like a marsh. Soon we came to Veliki Slap - the big waterfall. At 78 m, it's the highest waterfall in the park and very impressive. Unfortunately, that also means its crowded. But we managed to get some pictures before heading back. Taking the path up the mountain towards entrance 1 of the park, there were several more spots to see Veliki Slap. Besides the main upper drop that you can see from the base, there are more cascades and drops further below. People on the boardwalk trails give perspective to the waterfall's size. This was definitely a highlight of our visit to Croatia.

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jmpncsu
Nov 19, 2016

Camera around Lower Lakes : Plitvicke Jezerra

The lakes mesmerize you with the sound of waterfalls all around , all through.
There are a total of 16 lakes, interconnected and a bevy of falls and stream.
The wooden narrow walkways take you all across this huge national park.
Get prepared for a looong walk.
We walked about 15 kilometers inside the park tht day.
September weather was idle for the long walk.
Every bend, every corner gives you a new dimension to the beauty all around.

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samitbabu
Oct 25, 2015

Nice Place to Visit

This is one of the must sees when visiting Croatia. An usual combination of faults and springs has created a series of cascading small lakes. There is a lot of natural beauty here and the trails and boardwalks can be filled with tourists on a sunny day. But as you wind around the trails the crowds start to string out and, while you will never have the place to yourself, the crowds are no longer so overwhelming.

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DavidBotts
Jul 07, 2015

Nice Place to Visit

This is one of the must sees when visiting Croatia. An usual combination of faults and springs has created a series of cascading small lakes. There is a lot of natural beauty here and the trails and boardwalks can be filled with tourists on a sunny day. But as you wind around the trails the crowds start to string out and, while you will never have the place to yourself, the crowds are no longer so overwhelming.

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Jul 07, 2015
 
 
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KOZJAK LAKE

Kozjak Lake is the largest lake in Plitvice, and it is the one that connects the Lower and Upper Lakes together. Stefaniji Island, named after Queen Stefanija who came to visit it in 1888, is situated on the lake.

It was interesting to hear the tale of how 30 goats drowned in the lake while crossing from the coast on to the island while running away from wolves.

It was on this Lake, that we took the boat across, and it was also where the wind decided to pick-up, meaning the end to the nice reflection photos!
Don't put your camera away though, as crossing the lake is pretty, and once again, we saw many waterfalls splashing into the Lake through Mosses, Grass and reeds.
Closer to the landing, we could see the boardwalk above some of these falls where people were walking along.
We arrive at the landing and off load, then need to work out which way to go next!
Most people on tours end their journey here, or if you aren't that fit, then this will probably be enough walking.

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balhannah
Feb 25, 2012

ELECTRIC BOAT RIDE

It now is time to walk to where the electric Boat leaves to take us to the Upper Park.
The Boat leaves from Lake Kozjak, the largest lake in the park, and the ride is included in the price of our ticket for a one way ride across the lake.
Boats leave every 15mins or 30mins, depending on the season.
The Boat is open, has a top to protect us from the elements, and is a nice 20 min cruise to the other side.

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

MILANOVACKI WATERFALLS

Still walking in the Lower area, and yet another lot of beautiful waterfalls.
Named, Milanovacki Slapovi, this waterfall spills into the next lake called Milanovac Jezero which we have just walked by. About 20 metres high, the waterfall is quite wide, and can be seen from both sides of the gorge. The lower boardwalk crosses above this waterfall and links the boardwalk within the gorge with the Upper Gorge walk between the P3 boat stop.

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

LAKE MILANOVAC

After spending some time watching the Duck at Milka Trnina waterfalls, it was time to walk alongside the largest lake in Lower Plitvice lakes area. As I walk, I can see some waterfalls in the distance, plunging into the pretty turquoise water.
The reflections of the gorge are wonderful in the early hours of the morning, it's so serene that I wish I could stay in the peaceful location for ever!
Surrounding the lake, is a rim of more than 20 meter high limestone rock, and along the way are recesses and openings in the rocks, maybe the start of a cave or a real cave.

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

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"PLITVICKA JEZERA"
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"THE INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL WATERFALLS OF PLITVICE"
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"Plitvicka National Park, pure beauty"
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MILKE TRNINE

Continuing our walk a little further, we come across another waterfall, known as Milke Trnine. The Milka Trnina waterfalls were named after a Croatian opera diva, who in 1897 made ​​a generous donation for the construction of footpaths and more in the Plitvice national park.

The Milanovac Jezero drains over the edge making the Milke Trnine waterfall. This waterfall is also wide, but is quite small in height, and hidden a little amongst foliage growing within the waterway. The Slap Milke Trnine drains into the Gavanovac Jezero, which is the pretty small lake we have just walked past.

It was here where I stood a while, watching the antics of a Duck. He was feeding on the moss, and kept trying to swim upwards eventually losing the battle and swishing quickly down into the lake below. It happened so quickly, I couldn't get a photo!

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

GAVANOVAC LAKE & VELIKE CASCADES

After viewing the Cave, we return to the main walkway, and head up the boardwalk and alongside the cliff edge by the side of Gavanovac Lake. There were lovely reflections of the Cliffs along here!
These Velike cascades are only small and are long, but once again, they are very attractive!

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

BOARDWALK BETWEEN LAKES GAVANOVAC & KALUDEROVAC

Now we are going to follow the Boardwalk across the lake, and view the cascades falling over the barrier between the lakes Gavanovac and Kaluderovac. These are higher than the previous we had seen.
This lake is 514 metres high, and 100metres long.
There is a legend to this lake that says the Gavanova treasure disappeared into this lake.
The cascades are really beautiful, stunning!

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balhannah
Feb 24, 2012

KALUDEROVAC'

After viewing the "Veliki Slap," it was time to head back the same way we came in, and then at the T junction, continue on a new route beside the lovely Kaluderovac Lake.
This lake is believed to be named after a Monk that lived here as a Hermit. This Lake is 225 metres long, and is located 505metres above sea level.
It is lovely walking alongside the sheer cliffs and beside the very blue lake with many Fish, reeds and growths near the edge of the path, all while enjoying the shade from the cover of Trees, just a beautiful area!

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Feb 24, 2012

Things to Do Near Lower lakes (Donja jezera)

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Upper lakes (Gornja jezera)

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Fish, Animals & Wild Life

The park consists of 16 lakes surrounded by beautiful forests. Characteristic of the area are the many rapids and waterfalls that connect the lakes together. The park attracts thousands of visitors...
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The Big Waterfall (Veliki slap) & Sastavci

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Blue cave & Supljara (Hollow Cave)

Thankgoodness I had shoes on with good grip, because climbing up the steps to Supljara cave, I needed them. I needed to be very careful as the steps were made of stone blocks, were narrow and quite...
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Jezero (lake) Kozjak

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Waterfalls & Cascades

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