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    • Dubrovnik -Medjugorje all tips welcome

      Dubrovnik Feb 10, 2017 at 7:22 AM

      Hello! Do you have any tips on best season to go to Medjugorje from Dubrovnik and what to see there?
      Am planning to spend a week in Duvrovnik and perhaps get a tour or a bus to scape to Medjugorje for a day or too. The religion part is important for me.
      All tips welcome on where to go/stay, what is in the way to see, etc.

    • Tips on Plitvice Lakes visiting

      by IvaniaM Online Now Jun 30, 2016 at 5:29 AM

      Hi every one!
      I'm planning to visit the Plitvice Lakes on July, we will depart from Zagreb at 8h40, visit the park and then we want to go to Split in the end of the day. If anyone can help me with some doubts:

      1. There are a place to drop off our luggage? In the both entrances or just in one of them? And, it has a cost?
      2. I found a bus ride from the lakes to Split that departs at 18h and arrives there at 21h30 for 22€, but I saw many comments on trips that take 5 hours and only departs earlier in the afternoon (14-16h) and other comments saying that if we go to the bus station and wait, we can just pick up one of the busses that are passing in the direction to Split and take one of them (someone said that he picked up the bus to Albania!) that is cheaper and faster. Anyone with information about this?
      3. Other option is go by car from Zagreb, because it can worth the money. In the Lakes, there are car parking, it's for free? What do you think about this option?

      Thank you in advance!

      4 Answers Jul 1, 2016 at 2:46 AM
    • Info re accommodation and entrances required

      by leighjohnson Online Now Jan 3, 2016 at 2:42 PM

      I am trying to work out which area to stay overnight near the Plitvice Lakes National Park area. We will be arriving by bus from Zagreb and departing by bus to Split. Most forums I have read indicate that Entrance no 1 is where the buses will stop though I am not sure about this. We will have limited time and want to make the most of our stay. Some accommodation places have indicated they can pick up and drop off to the bus area.
      Question - Is there much distance between the two entrances - I like walking but not with suitcases in tow.
      Can anyone advise if the buses arrive/ depart closer to which entrance.
      Also, is there much in the way of dinner options as this may make a difference to where we stay.
      Thanks in advance. Leigh

      4 Answers Jan 3, 2016 at 7:35 PM
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      Plitvice Jezera National park

      by Linse Online Now Aug 7, 2015 at 5:51 AM

      Is it possible for a person with a bad leg to visit. I´m thinking can you take the shuttlebus to the upper lakes and have a little walk to experience the nature and then take it down to the lower lakes for a short walk also? Or will it be waste of time if we can´t really hike on the trails but just take a little walk and enjoy the sight and nature?

      2 Answers Oct 26, 2015 at 9:09 PM
    • Accommodation

      by 4millers Online Now Mar 30, 2015 at 5:54 AM

      Hi there

      We'll be travelling from Novi Vinodolski to the Plitvice National Park.  Which is the best location for accommodation?

      Please advise best entrance to get to the middle lake, boat ride etc.

      We have a full day to explore.

      Thank you


      8 Answers Mar 30, 2015 at 9:32 AM
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      Best location to stay, coming from by bus from zagreb?

      by artonice Online Now Mar 3, 2015 at 1:00 AM

      We had a return flight to Zagreb and want to go to Plitvicka Park and stay there and go back to Zagreb airport from there.
      What is the suitable location near bus station.As we have baggages ,it 's important stay in a place close to the bus station.I search places close to entrance 1 (Rastovaca) and entrance 2
      Which entrance will be better see the park and better for transportation?


      4 Answers Mar 3, 2015 at 10:59 PM
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      plitvice lakes tour

      by scheungy Online Now Feb 8, 2015 at 9:00 AM

      hi can you recommend a tour from split or zadar to the lakes as I have limited time on this trip

      3 Answers Feb 9, 2015 at 4:25 PM
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      Late / Early Buses

      by keentraveller7 Online Now Oct 13, 2014 at 12:38 PM

      I am landing in Zadar at 16:15 on Sunday, would there be a bus travelling to plitvice lakes as late as 17:00? Also our return flight is at 11:10- so would need a bus back to Zadar around 07:00. Does anyone know if the buses run this early or late?
      I have tried looking on the bus website yet it only directs me to car hire and not bus times. I am getting worried that I will not be able to travel between destinations at these times, and I will not be able to hire a car.
      I would be most grateful if anyone knows the answer.
      Thanks in advance :)

      2 Answers Oct 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM
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      How much does it cost to enter?

      by keentraveller7 Online Now Sep 20, 2014 at 1:22 AM

      I have read on here that there is a charge to enter the park. Does anyone know the charge for a two day pass?

      3 Answers Sep 20, 2014 at 4:55 AM
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      Location of bus stop for return journey to Zagreb

      by rbdoshi Online Now Aug 23, 2014 at 9:51 PM


      Which of the entrances would be more convenient to reach the bus stop for return journey to Zagreb in the evening? I am planning to enter from entrance 2, follow trail H and then exit from entrances 1 to go to the bust stop. Does it make sense?


      5 Answers Aug 25, 2014 at 8:32 AM
    • Zagreb- Plitvice-Sarajevo

      by kakiderak Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 9:29 PM

      I will catch early bus from zagreb to plitvice.In the evening I will go to Sarajevo(via Bihac).I need the details about these bus..anyone knows?


    • Great views from above?

      by karin.geen Online Now Jul 30, 2014 at 2:43 AM

      I will be visiting the lakes next week, but we only have 3-4 hours. I have seen many photos of the lower lakes seen from above where you look down on 2 blue water lakes parted by a wooden footpath. Can anybody describe where this view is taken from and how to get there? Thanks

      9 Answers Oct 2, 2014 at 7:39 AM
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      closed on any day?

      by rbdoshi Online Now Jun 11, 2014 at 12:56 AM

      Hi all,

      Just wanted to double check if Plitvicka park is closed for tourists on any day of the week. I am most likely planning to visit on Sep 10th which is a Wednesday.


      3 Answers Jun 11, 2014 at 9:51 AM
    • Are hiking boots necessary?

      by deeryk Online Now May 29, 2014 at 10:39 AM

      I'm trying to pack light for a 10 day trip to Croatia, which will cover a range of environments (beach/city/ parks). A trip to Plitvicka Jazera is high on the list and I'm wondering if it's worth it to bring my heavy hiking boots, or if I can get by with good walking shoes or runners. Will I be limited in park activities if I skip the heavy boots?

      6 Answers May 30, 2014 at 7:58 AM
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      Recommendations of Places to Stay with a Baby

      by giampiero6 Online Now May 26, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      Hello Friends. As some of you may know, I have a 5 month old baby girl who is becoming quite the intrepid traveler. In late June, we will be visiting some friends and traveling by car to Plitvice where we will stay for a night or two. Can someone recommend a good place to stay that will be relatively convenient with a little baby? I'm an avid hiker, but with the baby we'll be less ambitious.

      Thanks a million in advance!

      6 Answers May 27, 2014 at 12:03 AM
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      Trail/Entrance assistance - Plitvicka

      by scuyler Online Now May 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

      Would greatly appreciate any thoughts you have on this. We will be staying for one night, one day in the Plitvica Selo area so we'll be very close to Entrance #3. One of our group is a mobile 80 year old. While my initial thought was to do the shortest trail, A, does it make sense to start out (we'll have a car) at Entrance 3 and then move the car to one of the other entrances? I don't think she will do well with any steep trails (either going up or down). Thanks in advance.

      5 Answers May 28, 2014 at 4:09 PM
    • Best top view of the lakes and routes?

      by Jewel123 Online Now May 20, 2014 at 11:41 PM


      Please can you advise if there are any walking routes within the park that provide the best top views of the lakes as we see in most googled pics of PLITVICE(of the cascade falls). The routes that i have seen on the park website shows only the routes at the same level.

      Also since we are arriving at around mid day into the park in July can you please advise which entrance is best to use keeping the heat in mind so that we get the shady route for the afternoon and can walk in the open in the evening. We will be halting in Plitvice for the night, so we have 6-7 hours to cover the park. We are energetic and dont mind the uphill treks but its more practical i guess to walk uphill when its cooler in the day.

      Please advise.

      7 Answers May 25, 2014 at 3:02 AM
    • Are Plitvice Lakes flooded?

      by SunnySydney Online Now May 18, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      Hello again,

      We were planning on visiting the Plitvice Lakes on a drive down from Zagreb on the way to Split on the 20th of May. I have seem some recent photos that shows the park quite flooded? Is this the case? Is it not worth visiting? Also will floods effect any where else on our drive from Zagreb - Plitvice - Split - Dubrovnik? I've heard it's flooding and people are being evacuated on the eastern side of croatia but can't find much information?

      Thanks very much!

      4 Answers May 19, 2014 at 4:29 PM
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      Bus from Pula and campsites/cheap accommodation in Plitvicka NP

      by zr1610 Online Now May 16, 2014 at 8:42 AM

      Hi all,

      I did a little research on my own and found that the bus route from Pula to Plitvicka is as follows:
      Pula-Rijeka-Karlova-Plitvička Jezera, which requires a few bus transfers.

      May I know if there is now a direct bus service from Pula to Plitvicka Jezera?

      Also, as I am still a student, I really wish to save as much as possible on accommodation. Is there any camping grounds nearby that provide tents or cabins for rental? Or any recommendation on cheap B&Bs would be greatly appreciated too.

      A big thank you in advance!


      2 Answers May 16, 2014 at 3:07 PM
    • open in may 2014

      by Yaadtogo Online Now May 15, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      the park is already open?
      a friend told me that it's close now

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM
    • open in may 2014

      by Yaadtogo Online Now May 15, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      the park is already open?
      a friend told me that it's close now

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM
    • zagreb to plitvicka and back

      by adar1122 Online Now May 1, 2014 at 4:03 AM

      I'm going to zagreb in 16 of july, for a 2 night sleep. I come at 11:30 in the morning. I want to go to plitvicka the next day I come... I understood that I need to buy the bus ticket at the central station... I want to take the earlier bus at 7:30 and go back at the last bus (17:50?). Will it be ok if I buy the bus ticket when I arrive (a day before I want to go there) or is it possible there won't be a seat on the earlier bus because it's the middle of July? Should I buy a train tickets in advance? if so, where can I order it? thanks for any help!

      3 Answers May 1, 2014 at 7:01 AM
    • visiting plitivka and medjigore from dubrovnik

      by eliza58 Online Now May 1, 2014 at 3:11 AM

      please help need to have more help on how to get there.thanks eliza

      4 Answers May 1, 2014 at 5:56 AM
    • transport from dubrovnik to medjigore and plitvice

      by eliza58 Online Now May 1, 2014 at 2:56 AM

      we are staying in Dubrovnik-and thinking of going to medjigore and plitvice national park. please advice what the best options as form of transport

    • Driving to plitvice lakes at night

      by s3phiria Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 5:36 PM

      Hi all, I'm visiting Croatia at the end of May. My flight reaches zadar airport at 830pm at night and I plan to visit plitvice lakes the following day. May I know if it is safe/advisable to drive up there at night, or better to stay in zadar for the night before heading there the next morning? How is the road condition/lighting and weather now? If I remember correctly last year it still snowed in April. Thanks!

      4 Answers Apr 10, 2014 at 1:38 AM
    • Public transportion from Split to Plitvicka Jezera National Park?

      by pippas Online Now Apr 1, 2014 at 9:37 AM

      Is there any Public transportion from Split to the National Park. Google maps did't show anything.

      2 Answers Apr 1, 2014 at 11:23 PM
    • car hire at lakes

      by ReneCoetzee Online Now Dec 29, 2013 at 8:16 AM

      Is it possible to hire a car at plitvice?

      5 Answers Dec 31, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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      How to rent a car with driver to the park

      by WongK21 Online Now Dec 10, 2013 at 3:19 AM

      Hi , I wl visit this park in Dec 20 with my family , I heard that , bus return to Zagreb alway full ,
      so , where can hire a car with the driver in one days,
      anyone can give me an advice ?

      3 Answers Dec 10, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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      Hvar or Plitvice National Park?

      by camilakey Online Now Jul 11, 2013 at 7:19 PM

      Hey guys!

      I would like some help on deciding if I should go to Plitvice for a day or stay a day more in Hvar. If I decide to spend a day in Plitvice, I will have two days and a half in Hvar (some say it is not enough). What would you recommend??

      Thanks so much!

      7 Answers Aug 7, 2013 at 11:56 PM
    • bus from Plitvice to Zadar

      by mandy2111 Online Now Jul 1, 2013 at 3:12 AM

      Hi, I will be travelling on my own from Australia to Croatia so would like to ensure I have the correct bus timetables. I fly into Zagreb on 17th August and plan to get the late afternoon bus to plitvicka jezera on the 19th and stay the night at the Bellevue Hotel. On the 20th Aug I will spend the day in the park and would like to get the bus to Zadar in the late afternoon/early evening. Can you please let me know if the 17.23 bus will be running on this day and if I can rely on the bus for my transport to Zadar.

      M alternative is to spend a 2nd night there and then get the morning bus to Split - which means missing Zadar - any recommendations???

      Many thanks

      2 Answers Jul 1, 2013 at 6:15 AM
    • Visiting the Park with a baby stroller?

      by Urbanomad Online Now May 22, 2013 at 8:19 AM


      is it possible to visit the park with a baby stroller? I've seen some pictures and it seems the walkways are all of plaques of wood without safety nets....

      Can anyone help?


      3 Answers May 23, 2013 at 12:49 AM