Top 5 things to see on Dugi otok island

1. VISIT TELASCICA NATURE PARK

Located on the south side of Dugi otok Telascica makes a natural protection and safe harbour for sailors.

Bay of Telascica is surrounded by 13 islands, full of biodiversity and is designated as Nature Park since 1980. It is famous for its cliffs, rising almost 200 m high above the sea and for the lake Mir which is saltwater lake connected to the sea by underground channels.

Mooring buoys are located all over the park and they are included in the price of the park entrance ticket. Every morning you can buy fresh vegetables and bread from the local boat market.

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2. VISIT SAKARUN Natural bay with white sandy beach

Sakarun beach is located on the northwest side of the island. It is famous for its white sand and crystal clear sea. The bay is shallow and calm so it is quite suitable for families with children. There are few beach bars that offer drinks and light snacks. It is possible to tighten up on moorings buoys which are located at the bay. 

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3. DIVE TO SHIPWRECK MICHELLE

Located near Veli Rat, in the northern part of the island, it is the shipwreck of an Italian merchant ship that sank in 1984. Today is very attractive for diving or snorkeling. The wreck is partially above the sea surface so it can be easily located and easily accessible. Sometimes the current can be strong, so take care.

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4. VISIT VELI RAT LIGHTHOUSE

It is 42 meters high and it is the highest lighthouse in the Adriatic. It is located near the place Veli Rat on the northwestern side of the island, surrounded by pine trees and pebble beaches. It is known for its impressive sunset view from its top. By the lighthouse is a small St. Nicholas chapel that became very popular wedding venue.

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5. VISIT GOLUBINKA CAVE

Golubinka cave is situated near the Brbišćica bay. It is only accessible through the sea, by swimming or kayaking. When you get inside the cave, the corridor will lead you to the large pool. The cave is full of various colour combinations. 

Golubinka cave on dugi otok