Depart with Barba Ive boat and find out why the Kornati islands are called “pearls of the Adriatic”. Experience a full day in intact nature and incredible archipelago.
After 1 hrs 30 min of relaxing ride on which you’ll be served with welcome drink (spirit) to wake you up and with breakfast, we’ll pass through “Mala Proversa” sea passage between “Dugi otok” and “Katina” and enter the beautiful landscapes of Kornati islands on the left side, and Telašćica – the largest and best protected natural harbor in the Adriatic, on the right side. You can enjoy in panoramic view of beautiful landscapes of Telašćica, which is, thanks to its extraordinary beauty, declared a Nature park in 1988th.
After a short ride, we’ll be entering the protected area of Kornati National park. Because of its exceptional landscape beauty, unique geomorphology and rich communities of the submarine eco-system, the islands were made a national park in 1980. The park counts 89 islands, islets, rocks and cliffs of extremely high geological significance. The islands themselves are karst phenomenon that was forming for millions of years after the crash between Eurasian and African tectonic plates. It is a place of incredibly wonderful landscapes and extraordinary sceneries.
First stop is picturesque Levrnaka island where we’ll visit Lojena beach. Lojena beach, proclaimed many times as one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic, will leave you speechless with its pearly pebbles on the shore and shiny sand underwater. You can spend time there swimming and snorkeling in crystal clear water, sunbathing or exploring the island. After Lojena, you’ll enjoy in breathtaking panoramic ride through National park Kornati. On the way back you’ll also have time to take a stroll through a fishing village “Kukljica” on the “Ugljan” island which is a typical Dalmatian village with narrow streets and stone houses.
After a short ride to Zadar, you’ll arrive to the land richer for a lifetime experience of spending a day in pristine nature.