• Štefanija’s Island – a jewel on Lake Kozjak you can visit by boat

    A visit to the Plitvice Lakes County includes many activities, and one activity tourists greatly enjoy is rowing in boats around Štefanija’s Island on Lake Kozjak. This is an exquisite green island only 275 meters long and 60 meters wide located in the middle of Lake Kozjak, and it...
  • PHOTO Object 505 – Top Secret Underground Airbase Željava

    There are many interesting locations near Plitvice Lakes, but one of them is not only very interesting, but also very mysterious. It is called Željava Airbase, a top-secret underground airbase located on the border of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under Plješevica Mountain. We visited Željava this winter and...
  • Plitvice Lakes through the eyes of an artist!

    Yuka Masuko a comic artist and illustrator from Tokyo is an author of this lovely Plitvice Lakes illustrations. Born in Hakone town, Kanagawa, Japan in 1991, Yuka currently lives and works in Berlin where she works predominantly on comics of mixed media. She began to draw at the age...
  • VIDEO Goodbye winter, you were lovely!

    Winter is about to end, and many of us are very happy to see some shades of green. But we have to be honest, the last month of this winter was truly amazing, and here at Plitvice Lakes we witnessed a true winter wonderland. So, we are giving you...
  • Plitvice Waterworld: an orchid nerd’s paradise!

    Mihai Bobocea, amateur naturalist and outdoors lover is a man of huge knowledge in the plant and flower area! Well, because Plitvice Lakes with over 50 orchid species are a heaven for every flower lover, Mihai visited Plitvice, and talked to us about his experience from 2016. “I believe it’s been 10...
  • Spring is coming to the hiking trails of Plitvice!

    Snow has fallen on the area of Plitvice Lakes and its surroundings so everyone is busy skiing at Mukinje, but preparations are already under way for the arrival of spring. When the snow melts and warmer weather returns from its sleep, the diligent members of the Mrsinj Mountaineering Association...
  • THE TELEGRAPH: Best holidays in 2018 for families with tweens and teenagers

    British Telegraph published today an article entitled “The best holidays in 2018 for families with tweens and teenagers”. Here is what they say: Cherish this time, when your children are robust enough to try out exciting activities but still young enough to want to spend time with you. It’s...
  • Japodes – tribe that marked the history of Gacka area

    The Museum of Gacka is a county museum situated in the centre of Otočac, town with rich historical and cultural tradition. Otočac was first mentioned in famous Baška tablet, one of the first monuments containing an inscription in the Croatian language, dating from the year 1100. The tablet was...
  • Train rides at Plitvice Lakes

    Plitvice lakes are quite a big Park and sometimes you just need a train to drop you from one place to another. OK, it is not really a train, but sure looks like it, right? The panoramic train ride is included in your ticket, but you have to make...