For guests interested in active holidays Pakoštane is a great destination, whether you are an athlete, recreational or casual onlookers who happened to be walking in place.


Those who love active holidays and cycling will certainly enjoy driving around the Vrana Lake. The bike paths of the Pakoštane municipality are surrounded by natural beauties and represent an ideal way to explore the landscape. The trail around Vrana Lake offers a unique experience whether you are a recreational or professional biker. In addition to the main 34 km long track, there are also secondary bicycle trails near Vrana Lake that are more demanding and represent a real challenge but also a pleasure for those who like adventure. Also, if you want to visit neighboring places like Drage or Biograd na Moru, you can take a peaceful and relaxing ride on the cycling trails leading up to them.
Those who want to compete can test their cycling skills at the Bicycle Marathon around the Vrana Lake, which is traditionally held on May 1, organized by Bicycle Club Pakoštane.

Kamenjak viewpoint

If you go up to a small hill called Kamenjak, just above the lake, you will find a sightseeing point. In 2006, as a part of the CARDS 2002 Project two traditional buildings, information panels, benches, educational trail and a telescope were placed here. From here you can enjoy the most beautiful view … you can see the whole Lake Vrana, Kornati archipelago, Murter, Pirovac, Drage, Pakoštane …
Besides that, here you can find toilet, small souvenir shop, get some information or buy a bike map to help you get around the rest of the Park.

Fun park Mirnovec

Experience fun in an unprecedented way and visit first theme fun park for both children and adults in Croatia and in the entire region- FUN PARK MIRNOVEC.
Only 3 km from Pakoštane, it streches over 45 000 square meters. The park is a combination of adrenaline rides and thematic family entertainment with more than twenty attractions.

Paintball Pakoštane

Visit Pantball Pakoštane and experience an adrenaline rush playing (this) extreme team sport, designed for those who like adventures.
Paintball relieves everyday worries and stress, and serves as a good recreation.
The fierce adrenaline action as well as the excellent fun are guaranteed.


Riding excursions on Lake Vrana, swimming and taking pictures with horses, riding school (sports and hobby horse), therapeutic riding, summer camps, carriage rides along the beach.

Jogging track

Jog with the scent of the sea and the Mediterranean pine, on the jogging path which leads to the beach from the Crvena luka to the nearby town Biograd na Moru while on the other side the path leads from the beach to the neighboring Drage.

Sweet and salty adventure – hiking trails of Pakoštane Countryside

Through the network of hiking trails discover, explore and experience the beauty of nature and the rich past of Pakoštane countryside.

Beach Volleyball

Zigi beach bar on beach Janice is a place where in summer you can come with your friends and play beach volleyball.


During your vacation there is an opportunity for fishing in the sea or in the Lake Vrana.
Permits for sport fishing (sport and recreational fishing, angling) may be purchased in Biogradna Moru (6 km from Pakoštane towards Zadar).
If you are more interested in fishing in fresh water, their wishes can fill the Lake Vrana, only 2 km from Pakoštane. Besides being a natural park and the largest natural lake in Croatia, here you can catch the pike, carp, catfish, eels and other freshwater species .
Fishing license is required, daily fishing license you may acquire also on the spot, or in the headquarters of the Nature Park Vransko jezero:

Kralja Petra Svačića 2
Biograd na Moru
tel: ++385 23 383 181