Cruise to Sibenik !

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Cruise tο Sibenik !

The Port of Sibenik is one of the oldest and best-sheltered ports on the Croatian side of the Adriatic coast. It is located at the Krka river estuary.

The port is naturally sheltered from wave and wind, and is accessed through St. Anthony`s channel (2,700mtr long and 120-300mtr wide).

Sibenik was mentioned for the first time in 1066 and it received status as a town in 1298, when the Diocese of Sibenik was established. The silhouette of the city is characterised by the Gothic Renaissance Cathedral St. James, built in 1434 and lying just underneath the fortress walls of the old area of Sibenik. At the end of 2000, the cathedral and the old city nucleus were designated UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The cathedral and nearby renaissance town hall, other churches, palaces and the Prince’s Palace, presently housing the County Museum, make up a beautiful town square of Croatian urban heritage. The city is lively with small streets leading to attractive squares where modern shops sit alongside the fine architecture of the old town.

Only 10km from Sibenik is Krka National Park. In 2016 more than 1 million people visited the park and Roski Waterfall.

Tourists can visit the island of Zlarin, famous for its coral; the island of Krapanj, famous for its sponges; the Falcon centre, which is situated only 8km from the centre of Sibenik; Ethno village of Primosten Burni or Ethnoland Dalmati.

National Park Kornati is the largest and densest archipelago in the Adriatic Sea. A network of countless islands and islets, the nature and sea – makes the Kornati Islands an attractive destination. "On the last day of the Creation God desired to crown his work, and thus created the Kornati Islands out of tears, stars and breath."- wrote George Bernard Shaw.

Must see tourist attractions
• The Cathedral of St. James (Gothic Renaissance)
• 12th century Fort St. Michael
• Krka National Park
• Kornati National Park
• Etnoland Dalmati


Port Facts

Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 260mtr
Width: no limit
Draught: 9mtr
Available: yes
Ship tenders allowed: yes
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: 0.6mtr
Total number of quays: 5
Total length of quays: 500mtr
Quay depth: 8-10mtr
Passenger terminals: no
City centre: 300mtr walking distance
Airport: 50km
Free shuttle service to city: no
Total cruise passengers 2016: 12,276
Total cruise calls 2016: 106
Turnaround port? no


Port Contact details

Main Contact
Marijan Petkovic
Assistant Executive
E marijan.petkovic@
Other Contact
Gordana Mrcela
Marketing Specialist
Mailing Address
Port of Sibenik Authority
Vladimira Nazora 53
22000 Sibenik, Croatia
P +385 22 218 001
F +385 22 200 362


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