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Beautiful Waterfalls to See in Croatia

"Welcome to the abode of wondrous waterfalls.."
Priyasha Goswami May 22, 2020
As we hear, water, or any water body, we are reminded of the poem - 'The Brook' - By Alfred Lord Tennyson. The forever lines from this poem go like this - 'And out again I curve and flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever.'
This time around, let's explore the waterfalls of Croatia.












 But before that, let's do some digging into Croatia, as a place to visit.
Home to more than 90 waterfalls, Croatia is the paradise for waterfall lovers. Located in Central and Southeast Europe, Croatia is a Crescent-shaped country on the coast of the Adriatic sea.
No wonder, being so close to water, the girdle of waterfalls spreads magic on the land!!
....Croatia shares the border with Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina - Montenegro and Slovenia.
Comprising the feel of Europe with an overtone of Mediterranean vibe....
Rich in culture, Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is a must-visit place with exquisite views and natural appeal. 
Sharing borders with ecoregions and abundant in biodiversity, this place seems like the birthplace of waterfalls.
The majority of Croatia’s waterfalls are in the Plitvice Lakes National Park and
Krka National Park.
Amazing Fact..
So.. let's dive deep into the unexplored...
“Just let go – and fall like a little waterfall.”
-Bob Ross
Krka National Park
Krka National Park is the 7th National Park in Croatia, named after river Krka. Situated about 10 km inland from Sibenik, it has the 2nd highest density of Lavender in Europe. 
Located in Dalmatia, Krka National Park is equitably in a convenient place to visit. Krka is not so overcrowded so to obstruct the fair range of views.
These majestic views allows travellers to showcase their photography skills and capture the unseen beauty of the waterfalls.
Krka National Park has more extended trails to walk through.
You can spend time strolling around the trails in the park. The experience is quite peaceful and serene.
The spectacular views of the Krka waterfalls and blossoming lavenders make a perfect attraction center for tourists and also for bees and wasps.
Krka comprises other ranges of waterfalls namely Skradinski Buk and Roški SlapVisovac, is an island between these two waterfalls.
You can take a boat ride upstream and enjoy the spectacular waterfalls in these ranges. You are even allowed to swim in Krka Park!!
Among 17 waterfalls of Krka National Park, we will have an insight into the famous ones, Skradinski Buk and Roški Slap.
Skradinski Buk Waterfall
Known for it's cascading waterfall feature and porous rock structure, Skradinski Buk Waterfalls is one of the most visited waterfalls in Krka National Park.
* Height - 12 m + 45 m
* Location - Skradin, Krka National Park
* Best time to visit - Fall or early Winter
Skradinski Buk has high waterfalls flowing on one end and the low-level waterfalls coursing at the other. The landscape is full of limestones. 
Roški Slap Waterfall
Famously called as Croatia's Natural Jewel, Roski Slap is another prominent waterfall of Krka National Park.
Pronounced as “ROSH-skee SLAP”
  • Height - 8m 
  • Location - Puljane-Oklaj, Krka National Park 
  • Best time to visit - During Fall or early Summer  
Many visitors suggest including this waterfall on your excursion to visiting the waterfalls of Croatia. Roski Slap has some caves in surroundings dating back to so many years.
As you walk upstream the Roski Slap waterfall, you can see the necklace cascades flowing. Quite a sight to see!!
Word of Advice - Do visit Roski Slap waterfall on the same day as Skradinski Buk, if possible. It will save you money on the ticket.
Visovac Island
Visovac Island is a monastery, which is owned by the Catholic Church. It is famous for the name 'Little Paradise'
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Enlisted with UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park is cascades of 16 lakes. Quite isolated as compared to Krka National Park, the turquoise blanket of waterfalls, is sure to spellbind you.
The bucket list of waterfalls in Plitvice National Park -  
1. Sastavci Waterfalls
2. Veliki Slap Waterfall
3. Veliki Prštavac Waterfall
4. Slapovi Milke Trnine
5. Milanovacki Slap
6. Galovacki Buk
The clear waters of the waterfalls and colorful tones of the lakes will make you fall in love with Croatia. Last but not least, a few lines to sum up...
“Water is the most perfect traveler because when it travels it becomes the path itself!”
- Mehmet Murat ildan