Nature park Vrana lake

Experience one of the last Mediterranean wetlands and have an active rest!

Vrana lake is the epithet of the largest natural lake in Croatia, and it is also one of the rare, almost untouched natural habitats of waterfowl, with sources of drinking water and an area of ​​peculiar specificity and bio-diversity.
Visit the top 3 locations of the park – Crkvine, Kamenjak viewpoint, Prosika harbor.

Info Center Crkvine is a special ornithological reserve that takes you into the world of birds along a wooden educational trail with observation decks and a tower offering a view of rare wetland habitats. More than 260 different birds have been recorded on Vrana lake. In the info center you can rent binoculars and a guide for bird identification, MTB bikes, and buy fishing licenses and souvenirs. Nearby there is an adrenaline park for all those looking for adventure.

Discover the Kamenjak viewpoint from where you can see the full beauty of the varied blue of Vrana lake and the Adriatic sea with the entire Kornati archipelago. The promenade integrated into the raw karst elements offers countless unique positions for unforgettable photos and the most beautiful sunset. In a traditional tavern, you can enjoy local specialties and domestic wine.

The restored stone fisherman’s house and the port for mooring boats at the Prosika info center exude tradition, and the combination of karst, water and vegetation makes it an ideal place to rest in the shade. Learn the story of the Prosika canal, the connection between the sea and the lake. On the way to Jugovir, the place where the sea enters into the lake during strong south winds, there are examples of traditional dry-wall construction – stone mounds and bunja. In the info center you can rent electric bicycles, kayaks, fishing kayaks and buy fishing licenses.

Photo: Archive NP Vrana lake and Tourist board Pakoštane