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Mljet is the southernmost and easternmost of the larger Adriatic islands of the Dalmatia region of Croatia. The National Park includes the western part of the island, Veliko jezero, Malo jezero, Soline Bay and a sea belt 500 m wide from the most prominent cape of Mljet covering an area of 54 km2. The central parts of the park are Veliko jezero with the Isle of St. Mary, Malo jezero and the villages of Goveđari, Polače and Pomena.

Getting there

There are plenty of ferries and excursion boats arriving during summer. At this time you will be able to catch a ferry from Dubrovnik, Split, Brac, Hvar and more cities.

When to visit

The Mljet island and the national park is open from spring to fall. Most of the activities will close down during winter and the par is rarely visited. Make sure to check with the local authorities before trying to visit the park in the off season.


Park website


Park size

5 km²

Park founded


Map of Mljet National Park

Image gallery of Mljet National Park

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Mountains in Mljet National Park

This section will list some of the famous peaks in the national park. Be sure to do proper research before venturing on to the high peaks.

Wildlife in Mljet National Park

These sections shows you some of the characteristic wildlife to the national park.

Mushroom hunting in Mljet National Park

The national park is typically not used as a spot for mushroom foraging. The climate is hot and dry and mushrooms usually thrive in more damp climates.

Camping rules in Mljet National Park

There are a few campsites available on the island. However, you should not go wild camping when visiting the national park.

Bears in Mljet National Park

Bears in Mljet National Park

No bears in the park

This national park has no bears and you do not need to take precautions.