Makarska

Tours, Activities and Things to do

Most popular tours from Makarska

Makarska has a lot of opportunities to visit nearby historical sites, cities and national parks. View our top 10 recommended activities in Makarska to get inspired!


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National park Krka full day tour from Makarska

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Enjoy the truest view of heaven on earth – the pristine nature of the National Park Krka.!... Read more

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Visit beautiful Dubrovnik from Makarska

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Come with us on this unique trip and see one of the most beautiful cities in the world "Tw... Read more

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Mountain Biokovo panoramic tour from Makarska

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Discover the most beautiful mountainous region of Dalmatia - Biokovo National Park!... Read more


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Discover the city of Mostar on a full-day tour from Makarska

Come with us and discover amazing city of Mostar witch has for centuries been the meeting.... Read more

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Full day tour to Split and Trogir from Makarska

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Visit amazing islands Hvar & Brač from Makarska

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Enjoy rafting on the river Cetina from Makarska

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Explore mixture of history and tradition: Sinj and Klis from Makarska

A look at the distant past, tradition and architecture and explore two places who are a u.... Read more

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Visit Imotski and the countryside of Dalmatia from Makarska

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Cetina Rafting Tour from Makarska Riviera

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Three to four-hour long rafting trip takes you down a 12 kilometre long part of the Cetin.... Read more

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Biokovo day trip from Makarska Riviera

Start you day by discovering the most beautiful mountain of Dalmatia – mountain Biokovo w.... Read more

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Dubrovnik day trip from Makarska Riviera

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Top 10 things to do in Makarska

On the foothills of the mountain Biokovo from one side, and the beautiful Adriatic Sea from the other, the city of Makarska is one of the most significant cities in the region, and actually the whole region is named after this city: Makarska rivijera, which includes about 10 towns across 20 km. This city is famous for a great nightlife and beautiful beaches, so during the summer season, the city is crawling with tourists. While you are staying in Makarska, we strongly suggest taking trips to nearby places as its location allows for many different day trips and activities, and the surrounding nature is just amazing.

Here we picked our favorite activities to do while you are staying in Makarska.

Visit the National Park Krka

1. Visit the National Park Krka


The National Park Krka is situated approximately 2 hours’ drive north from Makarska and it offers a magnificent spectacle of nature. Krka is a river which in the lower part cascades into beautiful waterfalls and leaves any visitor breathless. The whole park can be experienced by foot, walking on wooden pathways that give you very close views of the waterfalls and this makes our most recommended tour to take from Makarska. View all tours to Krka waterfalls from Makarska.

Explore the ancient city of Dubrovnik

2. Explore the ancient city of Dubrovnik


Dubrovnik is the ancient city situated about 2 and a half hours drive south of Makarska and its one of the greatest historical heritage sites in Croatia. The whole city center is under the UNESCO protection and apart from the rich historical significance, the architecture is just amazing especially the ancient city walls that surround the whole city and you can take a walk on them. Highly recommended! View all tours to Dubrovnik from Makarska.


Visit the Biokovo Mountain

3. Visit the Biokovo Mountain


As the city is located at the foothill of the Biokovo Mountain, it would be a shame not to take a walk on the mountain and see a great panoramic view of the area. The mountain in itself is a beautiful park of nature and it is suitable for everyone regardless of the stamina. View all tours to Biokovo from Makarska.

Take a boat tour

4. Take a boat tour


One of the best ways to experience the sea is to take a boat tour. Whether it's just a short ride or a full day tour visiting several islands, we highly recommend enjoying this experience. Apart from being able to stop and swim on some amazing places, the boat ride give you an opportunity to view the beautiful Croatian coastline. Here is the list of all available boat trips from Makarska



Visit Imotski

5. Visit Imotski


Imotski is city in Croatia popular for the Red and Blue Lakes. The Blue lake is famous for having very high water level oscillations and in some dry years completely drys out and then a traditional football game is played. The red lake is one of the deepest lakes in Europe with a depth about 260 meters, and surrounded by cliffs high about 240 m. Both lakes are a marvel of nature. Imotski is also famous for it fantastic wines. View all tours to Imotski from Makarska

Visit the National Park Plitvice Lakes

6. Visit the National Park Plitvice Lakes


Plitvice is a must see when you visit Croatia. The 16 lakes connected by cascades are truly a miracle of nature and the most visited national park in Croatia. If you have the will take the drive of about 3 hours from Makarska, we highly suggest going to visit this amazing place on a day tour. View all tours to Plitvice lakes from Makarska

Explore the cities Split and Trogir

7. Explore the cities Split and Trogir


After Dubrovnik, we highly recommend visiting Split (and Trogir while you are there). Split was founded by the roman emperor Diocletian more than 1700 years ago, when he decided to build his palace on the sight. The palace is now called Diocletian’s Palace and it’s actually very big, but it’s not its size that is fascinating, it’s actually the fact that people are still living in the palace, you can walk through its narrow streets and have a coffee where once roman soldiers walked. View all tours to Split from Makarska.


Visit Mostar

8. Visit Mostar


Mostar is an old city in Bosnia and Hercegovina and is a very important historical point on the map. It is cultural pot, mainly Catholics and Muslims, and the city is divided in two parts, connected by the old bridge (the city got its name by this bridge: “Most” means “bridge” and “star” means “old”). It’s a good opportunity to visit this city when you are in Makarska as it is only a 2-hour drive. View all tours from Mostar to Makarska.

Go Rafting on the river Cetina

9. Go Rafting on the river Cetina


An adventure not to be missed! Cetina River and the Cetina canyon offers a great time for adventurers that are willing to sail on a small boat on its fast currents. The organization of this rafting adventure is great and it takes only a little bit of courage, no stamina required! View all rafting tours from Makarska.

Explore the surrounding nature

10. Explore the surrounding nature


As Makarska is a relatively small city on the Mediterranean coast, it has a lot of unattached nature in the surrounding, so if you are in good fitness, we highly recommend taking an outdoor adventure, like driving a mountain bike, trekking or horse riding. View all outdoor activities from Makarska.



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Our guests personal experiences on Makarska tours

Makarska

5 star rating:Very Good (4.8/5 based on 50 reviews)
Five star

Well-organized trip to Krka waterfalls and then the town Trogir. Booking was easily done via HAPPYtoVISIT mobile application and the confirmation arrived soon after booking. We also asked a booster seat for our child through email and no problem, the seat was waiting in the van for us as promised. The van was new and air-conditioned, and the nice driver cave useful information (in German and English) about the region and its history during the drive. He also gave us opportunity to take photos from beautiful scenes. Everything went smoothly. Krka was such amazing place and we also enjoyed Trogir. To our opinion, the visit to Trogir was a good addition to the trip, and for us there was enough time in both places (we were lucky and got extra 30 min in Krka and extra 15 min in Trogir). Excellent value for the money! Great trip organizer, highly recommended.

Timo L.

On excursion: Krka Waterfalls and Trogir day trip from Makarska Riviera
Five star

everything was great for traveling, two great guys thank you

Jurgita L.

On excursion: Evening on the top of Biokovo from Makarska
Five star

Booking process was very easy and very good communication got a email the day before just as a reminder. Great mini bus turned up on time with air conditioning which was needed as very hot day . Lovely driver (can’t remember his name) felt very safe on the long drive , we had a stop half way for 15 minutes which was enough time to visit the toilet and grab a coffee. We had 4 hours in Dubrovnik which gave us plenty of time to walk the walls and visit the fort and look round the shops and we made a few coffee stops . All in all a very good day and would not hesitate to book with happy to visit again . Thankyou for making it a very memorable day .

Linda N.

On excursion: Dubrovnik day trip from Makarska Riviera
Five star

We had a great day to krka waterfalls and trogir . The air conditioned mini bus turned up on time with a very friendly driver . Felt very safe on the long pleasant drive . We had 3 hours at the waterfalls which was long enough even had time for a swim which was great fun . At Trogir we had 1 hour and 20 mins which gave us time to visit the fortress and had a good look around and stopped for a coffee . All in all a excellent day which we thoroughly enjoyed. Would definitely go with happy to visit again . Thankyou for a memorable day .

Linda N.

On excursion: Krka Waterfalls and Trogir day trip from Makarska Riviera