Lokrum Island, Dubrovnik

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#1 of 199 in Parks in Dalmatia
Must see · Island · Nature / Park
Swim, marvel at exotic plants, and walk with peacocks at Lokrum Island. Visit the site where, according to legend, King Richard the Lionheart was cast safely ashore after a shipwreck during his return from the crusades. The area was also once a favorite summer retreat of Austrian archduke Maximilian. To get to the island, ride a ferry from the city. Enjoy a dip in the small salt lake, which is 10 m (33ft) deep and known as the Dead Sea. Visit the botanical garden to admire Mediterranean plants, including laurels, oaks, pines, cypresses, olives, agaves, cacti, magnolia, and palms. If you'd like to take a journey back in time, explore the deserted 11th-century Benedictine monastery. Take a look at our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Lokrum Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Nice place to explore and or relax, peacocks and rabbits roam freely about the island. Easily accessible by boat from Old town harbour. Dead Sea good for swimming and opportunities to jump from rocks....  more »
  • Lokrum Island 🏝 is a must-do. A cheap transfer by boat is approximately 20mins, take some sun tan lotion and food. The Island is a natural wildlife habitat and you will see and hear about array of...  more »
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  • A small paradise island ! Lots of beautiful birds and rabbits! Game of thrones essence! Great small, bigger bays to swim! Best season on October!
  • Restful day at this island, just walking and swimming, sunbathing and watching peacocks and rabbits. Iron throne also there in monastery. Beautiful views, if weather is good, highly recommended.
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