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Brijuni & Plitvice Lakes national parks reopen for visitors on Monday

Brijuni National Park

ZAGREB, May 8 (Hina) – The Brijuni National Park is reopening for visitors on May 11 and will operate, given the coronavirus pandemic, in line with instructions from the government, the environmental protection ministry and the national civil protection authority.

The park said on Friday guided trips to the Veliki Brijun island would begin on Monday as well, with tickets costing HRK 95 for adults and HRK 50 for children.

As of Monday, bars and restaurants will reopen for visitors in line with national civil protection authority guidelines, while accommodation facilities on Veliki Brijun are scheduled to reopen on June 1.

Brijuni National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park to reopen 

Plitvice Lakes National Park will also reopen on Monday, 11 May. The park will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. The electric boat short route will operate from 8:30 a.m until 7 p.m. The electric boat long route and the panoramic vehicle will not be in function. 

The catering facilities Kozjačka draga, Kupalište, Labudovac and Vučnica will be open. 

Ticket prices

Plitvice Lakes (Photo credit: Joshua Humpfer)

Krka National Park to reopen 

Krka National Park will also reopen for visitors on Monday, May 11 and it will charge a promotional ticket price of HRK 50 for adults and HRK 25 for children.

The park’s management said on Wednesday that visitors can tour the park on foot or by bicycle and enjoy its nature and cultural and historical heritage while hospitality facilities will be open in accordance with recommendations from the Croatian Institute for Public Health.

After the park has been closed for almost two months due to the coronavirus epidemic, its management has decided to offer promotional prices that will remain in force until June 18. 

Visitors will enjoy all presentation centres and contents, souvenir shops, and restaurants at Roški slap waterfall and Lozovac in accordance with current epidemiological recommendations. Entrance to closed facilities will be allowed to a limited number of visitors at the same time. Before entering closed facilities visitors are required to use available disinfectants for hands and shoes.

Krka National Park

Skradinski buk waterfall is the last and longest travertine barrier on Krka River and one of the most unusual and loveliest landscapes in Krka NP. Until boat services are gradually established (16 May) visitors will be able to access Skradinski buk waterfall by bus or by an 875 m long educational hiking path from Lozovac or by hiking or cycling 4 km from Skradin.

The working hours of Skradinski buk waterfall are from 9 am to 7 pm and for locations on the middle and upper River course from 10 am to 6 pm. During the visit to Krka National Park visitors are invited to comply with recommendations of the Croatian Institute of Public Health, wear protective gloves and masks and prefer contactless payment while purchasing entrance tickets, management said. 

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