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A Sailor's Dream: Setting Sail for Adventure:

Welcome aboard, fellow explorers, to the mystical realm of the Kornati Islands, Croatia's best-kept treasure chest nestled within the azure embrace of the central Adriatic Sea. With over 140 islands and islets waiting to be discovered, the Kornati archipelago invites seasoned sailors and nature enthusiasts alike to embark on a journey filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, ancient tales, and marine marvels. And hey, did you know these islands are so special they got the 'national park' stamp of approval in 1980?

Unearth the Mysteries of the Past:

Step back in time as we uncover the rich tapestry of history woven into the fabric of the Kornati Islands. From the majestic Tureta Fortress, a relic from the Byzantine Empire's heyday in the 6th century, to the echoes of ancient civilizations lingering in Illyrian settlements and Roman ruins, these islands have tales to tell that'll make even Poseidon jealous.

Tureta Fortress - The Guardian of the Seas: Behold the mighty Tureta Fortress, standing tall and proud like a sentinel guarding the secrets of the deep blue. Built by the crafty Byzantines back in the day, this fortress once ruled the waves of the archipelago, keeping a watchful eye over passing ships and swashbuckling adventures. Today, it offers visitors a glimpse into the region's storied past and panoramic views fit for a king (or queen) of the seas.

Fun Facts:

  • Inhabited for thousands of years, with signs of ancient civilization in cave dwellings.
  • Efforts to restore the islands' lush greenery, lost during Illyrian times, are ongoing, proving that even paradise needs a little TLC sometimes.
  • With over 650 plant species and a diverse array of birdlife, the Kornati archipelago is Mother Nature's own masterpiece, showcasing her artistic prowess in every nook and cranny.
  • Dominant winds include bura (north-easterner), maestral (north-westerner), and jugo (south-easterner), shaping the region's climate and sailing conditions.
  • The Kornati Islands enjoy between 2600 and 2700 sunshine hours annually, with mild winters and sunny summers.
  • There is a legend about the Kornati Islands: The famous Irish Nobel Prize winner George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “On the last day of Creation God desired to crown His work and thus created Kornati Islands out of tears, stars and breath”. According to the legend, on the last day of Creation, God threw the remaining white rocks into the sea. When he looked at what he got, he remained enchanted and concluded that there is nothing that should be changed. Now that's what we call a divine destination!
Kornati archipelago

Feast Like a Sailor:

Fresh seafood and local delicacies

But wait, there's more to Kornati than just breathtaking views and ancient wonders. Indulge your taste buds in the flavors of the Adriatic at Kornati's charming restaurants, where fresh seafood and local delicacies take center stage. Following restaurants are sure to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites:

  • Core Lounge Bar & Restaurant
  • Restoran Festa
  • Konoba Soleta
  • Konoba Levrnaka
  • U.O. Strižnja Kornati

Stock Up and Set Sail:

Before you cast off into the sunset, make sure you've got all the supplies you need. Visitors can get all the supplies they need in Murter or other places outside the park. During the high season, food and some of the most basic supplies can also be purchased on boat-stores that cruise through the national park from time to time. There is also a smallish store with basic supplies on the islet of Vela Panitula (as a part of ACI Piškera).

What to Do There:

  • Historical Exploration: Channel your inner Indiana Jones as you wander amidst ancient ruins and archaeological sites, uncovering secrets lost to time.
  • Gastronomy: Treat your taste buds to a symphony of flavors at traditional konobas, where every dish tells a tale of the sea.
  • Kayaking: Glide through the serene waters and intricate channels of the Kornati archipelago, exploring hidden coves and secluded beaches at your own pace.
  • Nature and Hiking: Lace up your boots and trek scenic trails through Kornati National Park, where every vista is a postcard-worthy masterpiece.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Dive into crystal-clear waters teeming with life, from vibrant reefs to curious critters waiting to say hello.
  • Local Festivities: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the islands through seasonal festivals celebrating fishing, folklore, and music.

Ticket Info:

  • Every visitor to Kornati National Park should have a valid ticket for each day of their stay in the park. 
  • The ticket is purchased for the exact date of the park visit. 
  • If the visitors are unable to visit the park on a scheduled date due to unforeseen circumstances, it is possible to change the date of the visit. Ticket cancelation is not possible.

To ensure smooth preparation, we highly recommend securing an online ticket for NP Kornati in advance at https://my-sea.com/en

Note: Please be mindful to have cash on hand, as cashless payments are not accepted on the Kornati islands.

Fair Winds, Wanderers!

So pack your sense of adventure and get ready to chart a course for the Kornati Islands. With online tickets available and a sea of wonders waiting to be explored, there's never been a better time to set sail for Croatia's nautical paradise.

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