Kornati Archipelago Travel Guide
About Kornati National Park
Kornati Archipelago of 89 islands, islets and reefs is a hot sailing destination in Croatia located at the Northern Dalmatian coast, very close to towns Zadar and Šibenik, often mentioned as a nautical heaven offering unforgettable sea adventures beyond a simple holiday.
Spectacular raw beauty, untouched nature and crystal clear water attract yachting and sailing enthusiasts, scuba diving fans and numerous other visitors interested in the experience of this sea attraction.
Kornati Archipelago is grouped around 35 km-long Island of Kornat, there’re no permanent residents of islands, and the most of the area belongs to the people of Murter Island. The bigger part of Kornati is a National Park.
Excursions to Kornati Archipelago
Kornati Islands are frequently visited through organized excursions from many coastal towns all down the coast from Zadar and Šibenik to Split. Murter Island is the most popular in day tours organizing, since it’s the closest spot to Kornati. Fortunately, Murter Island is easy to access because it’s connected to the mainland with a small bridge from small town Tisno.
In the last ten years yacht charter popularity of Kornati Archipelago gets development to the Islands, from serving visitors top-quality seafood in restaurants to fully equipped marinas and private accommodation in the coves of untouched nature.
Since Kornati Archipelago is not reserved for yachting only, but also easy accessible and opened to share its beauty with everyone, don’t miss to discover Kornati if stay on the Northern Dalmatian coast.
Find out more about the Kornati islands on the Kornati National Park official website.
How to get to Kornati Archipelago
For visiting Kornati Islands through an organized excursion please read official Kornati National Park website or check local tourist agencies in the town of your stay.
Accommodation on Kornati Archipelago
The accommodation on Kornati Archipelago is mostly possible in fishermen houses located along the archipelago. Kornati Islands offers you Robinson Crusoe’s holiday with simply equipped stone cottages for an absolutely quiet holiday and incredible nature surroundings. Find your accommodation on Kornati on Lori Travel Agency website or visit Kornati National Park official website for direct contact with the owners.
We recommend you a fantastic holiday accommodation in the old stone house Art Villa Mia (in town Betina on Murter Island, connected with the mainland with a bridge) where from you can easily reach fantastic bays and beaches of Kornati Archipelago. Every day a different bay – you can arrange renting a speed boat or sailing boat with the house owner Neven who can guide you through amazing beauty of the islands.