Šibenik Region

Šibenik yacht cruising region is a beautiful sailing area with numerous bays, well-equipped marinas, idyllic nature and myriad breathtaking islands. As the third largest city in Dalmatia, Šibenik is a lovely Mediterranean town with a stunning architecture (including two UNESCO sites), an interesting culinary scene and a unique charm. Yacht charter from Šibenik is a wonderful way to start your sailing holiday because you can head out to many popular sailing destinations and enjoy the very best that this sailing region has to offer. For example, once in Šibenik you can easily sail along river Krka and arrive to one of the most picturesque ports of the entire sailing area, Skradin. It is a charming little town that has plenty to offer to its visitors. There is a lovely beach, a marina, many restaurants and wineries where you can taste excellent wine and local gastronomic specialties. Being in the sheer vicinity of Krka National Park, the port of Skradin is an excellent starting point for exploring all the natural beauties of this verdant oasis. Another popular sailing destination is Vodice, a small town situated in a wide bay 11 kilometers northwest of Šibenik. Boat rental from Vodice is an excellent introduction to the region’s true landmark, Kornati National Park. A maze of 89 islands and islets of almost barren landscape contrasted with impressive dark- blue hue of the sea, National Park Kornati is a true haven for boaters and yachtsmen from all over the world. Apart from the famous national park, this sailing region is known for its other islands as well. While sailing toward the national park, you will get to explore many islands such as the island of Zmajan, Kaprije, Žirje, Krapanj and many more. The vast majority of islands in this area is uninhabited, offering wild hidden-swimming spots and secluded coves, perfect for spending lazy summer days. The island of Murter is the closest island to the coast and it’s only 17 kilometers from the National Park Kornati. There’s also the island of Zlarin, located near Šibenik and famous for its lush vegetation and pine forests which earned it a nickname the “Green Island. The island of Zlarin is also one of the sunniest islands in Croatia due to its 2 700 sunny hours per year but superlatives about this small island don’t end here. Zlarin has the longest waterfront promenade in Croatia too, perfect for enjoying a beautiful sunset while treating yourself to a delicious local meal. If you decide to head south instead, Rogoznica and Primošten are two sailing destinations you can’t skip. Situated right in the middle between Split and Šibenik, these two little towns have together more than 70 kilometers-long coast, dotted with beautiful beaches and secluded bays. With so much natural beauty at hand, Sibenik sailing region promises a true escape into a summer holiday fantasy and exploring this piece of heavenly coast will, without a doubt, make your cruising experience as good as it gets.


Located in the centre of the old Dalmatian village Pirovac, marina Pirovac is safe harbour for two hundred yachts.


Marina Zaton is situated on the southwestern part of Zaton bay, opposite the entrance to lake Prokljan and the main maritime route to Skradin and national park Krka,


ACI marina Vodice is situated in the town, on the north-eastern part of Vodice port (Vrulje cove).


Marina Tribunj is located in Dalmatia, 16 km from Šibenik, in a stunning small fishing village Tribunj,


ACI marina Skradin is located at the mouth of the river Krka, only 20 km from Šibenik.


The city of Šibenik has 2 marinas: Marina Mandalina located in the wide bay of Šibenik on the peninsula Mandalina and marina Solaris.


Marina Frapa is located between Šibenik and Split, in Rogoznica, in a picturesque bay of Soline


Situated in a picturesque bay, Marina Kremik is one of the most protected marinas on the Adriatic.


On the island of Murter there are 3 marinas: marina Hramina, marina Betina and ACI marina Jezera.