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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Krka Waterfalls and Trogir Day Trip from Makarska Riviera

Join us and explore amazing Krka National park, 7th national park in Croatia. It is famou.... 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 Tour from Makarska Riviera

Join us and discover why Dubrovnik is considered to be a true Adriatic pearl, the main to.... Read more


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Split Day Tour from Makarska Riviera

Get ready to be amazed by beauty of Split, the main cultural and economic center of Dalma.... Read more

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Mostar & Pocitelj Day Trip from Makarska Riviera

Discover top attractions around Mostar on this adventurous day trip from Makarska. Hop in.... Read more

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Full Day Guided Tour to Dubrovnik from Makarska

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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Full Day Guided Tour to Mostar from Makarska

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

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Blue Cave & Five Islands Speedboat Tour from Makarska

Explore mid Dalmatia with luxury speedboat tour. Visit Bol on the Brač and the most beati.... Read more

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Rafting Tour on Cetina River from Split or Makarska Rivijera

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Mountain Biokovo - Panoramic Tour from Makarska

Discover the most beautiful mountainous region of Dalmatia - Biokovo Nature Park! Be amaz.... Read more

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Hvar & Brač - Full Day Adults Only Boat Tour from Makarska

Come with us on this trip and visit two amazing islands where you can completely relax an.... Read more

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Full Day Guided Tour to Split and Trogir from Makarska

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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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(4.7/5 based on 126 reviews)
Five star

Everything about the event was excellent, from the flexibility with the start and end times, the transport that transferred us from the hotel, and of course the friendly and skilled staff and the rafting experience itself. The event may be a little tame for real extreme sports people or avid white water rafters, but for a fun day out for a big group (27 of us) of varying ages (eldest was nearly 70), this was a hugely enjoyable afternoon. We got picked up at 1pm and were back at our hotel at around 6.30pm. It was about 1hrs drive each way.

Antony H., United Kingdom

On excursion: Rafting Tour on Cetina River from Split or Makarska Rivijera
Five star

our guide was Ante Jovic, an exellent bus- driver !!! He is nice and friendly. The tour has a good length, it is beautiful and not exhausting! There were difficulties with the booking- process, my VISAcard was not accepted, why??? But finally we could pay in cash! Yes, we would recommend the trip to friends!

Edith L., Germany

On excursion: Biokovo Day Trip from Makarska Riviera
Five star

Booking process very easy. Merting point very accessible and map very accurate. Our guide & the captain were very cool guys (sorry I do not remember the names anymore...) super friendly, great hosts, with lots of information on all the surroundings. We loved having them in charge of the boat and the entire experience. The speedboat was exacly as we expected, very clean, well maintained, comfortable and smooth. The tour included many things, however it never felt too much / too little, too fast / too slow. It was perfectly split to cover as much as possbile, without making it rushed. Pros: lovely places, great guides, excellent landscapes Cons: I see none and I’ve been trying to come up with one for about 3 minutes now :-))) I highly recommend this tour if you wish to see spectacular places, find out interesting info about Croatia and its surrounding islands and swim in the best of waters. Pluuuus, Blue Cave is something out of this world! <3 Thank you guys again for the great time we had with you! Hope to meet again! Alina & Vladimir.

Alina H., Romania

On excursion: Blue Cave & Five Islands Speedboat Tour from Makarska
Five star

The whole experience, from booking to rafting was very smooth. Our guide Damjan was very attentive and solicitous especially of those of us who have never had any rafting experience. In addition, the scenery was beautiful. We all had an exhilarating time! A sincere thanks, and we highly recommend the experience.

Emilia C., Australia

On excursion: Full Day Rafting Tour from Makarska