Marina Zadar is open year round. It is located on the eastern shore of the old city harbor in Vrulje bay.
Marina Zadar is situated right in the center of the Adriatic coast. Looking out from Zadar, you can see the groups of islands of Zadar and the Kornati archipelago, which add up to more than 300 islands and islets. With such a convenient location, sailors from all over the world consider Marina Zadar as an ideal starting point to begin cruising the Adriatic.
The three-thousand-year-old Zadar town, in which the marina is situated, offers many historical sites, monuments and cultural events, as well as modern shopping centers. For sailors, Marina Zadar is also an important spot as a safe refuge, because it provides natural shelter from winds. In addition to the standard services, the marina provides extensive repair service where you can also get spare parts for your boat.
Marina Zadar holds a Blue Flag, an exclusive eco-mark which indicates an ecologically pure, safe and well-maintained marina. Marina Zadar, has an annex, Marina Iž, which is located in the central part of the Zadar archipelago, only 14 NM from Marina Zadar. What Zadar can offer is not limited to the sea and the sun. If you want an active holiday, you can find many options here. The surroundings of Zadar are ideal tracks for walking and biking, horse-riding, mountain- climbing, free climbing, fresh water fishing, rafting, canoing and even hunting.
Mooring: Marina Zadar has a total capacity of 300 wet berths and 200 dry berths, all of which are equipped with water and electricity. It can accommodate boats and yachts up to 25 m in length. Sea depth in the marina ranges from 8 to 12 m, and at the breakwater between 12 and 15 m. The peninsula on which the old part of Zadar is situated and a breakwater protects the marina from all winds by.
Sightseeing: Zadar is an important city and port on the mainland, in the center of the Croatian Adriatic. You will find popular national parks near Zadar: Plitvice, Paklenica, Krka and Kornati as well as the nature parks Velebit and Telascica. The symbol of the city, The church of St. Donat, is one of the most important places to visit in Zadar. It is also historically one of the most important structures of the Croatian early Middle Ages. With a 3000 year history, it is no surprise that Zadar is home to many important museums: the Archaeological Museum (established in 1830), the Maritime Museum and the National Museum, including the Art Gallery and the Department of Natural Sciences. If you are interested in the cullinary scene, you must taste Zadar's famous Maraskino liqueur. It used to be a favorite drink in all the European courts of the 19th century.
Approach: The entrance to the harbour is from NW between the old town peninsula and a long breakwater. Because the harbour is crowded by tourist boats, you must be careful when approaching the marina. There is also a small boat transferring people from the breakwater to the peninsula (town centre). You maust also watch out for the many shoals along the shore NW of the entrance.
Facilities include a reception office, showers and toilets, water and electricity hook ups, laundry, a restaurant, telephones, a café/bar and various shops (nautical equipment). A fuel station is located in the cove Vrulja. The marina is equipped with a travel lift (50t) and two hoists (6.5t and 15t). It is also possible to have various repairs done.