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3 days trekking in Paklenica National Park

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Join one of the guides on the Dean Strosar Guiding Team and enjoy a thrilling 3-day trekking adventure in the Paklenica National Park in Croatia.


3 Days

Apr - Nov




* Discover the beautiful landscapes of the Paklenica National Park.

* Enjoy a thrilling 3-day trekking and rock climbing program in Croatia.

* Go on a unique outdoor adventure in the South Velebit Mountains.


With its stunning canyons, unique wilderness and breathtaking views, the Paklenica National Park in Croatia is a top spot for outdoor adventures. Join me on this 3-day program and enjoy trekking in Paklenica National Park.

Located about 47km north from Zadar, the Paklenica National Park in  Croatia is a wilderness haven boasting over 79 endemic plant species, amazing canyons and oak, karst hornbeam and black pine forests. Trekking in Paklenica National Park is a wonderful experience and one that you will not easily forget. On this 3-day program, we will get to explore some of its most awe-inspiring spots while also enjoying some easy ferratas and rock climbing.

We will set off on the first day to Veliko Rujno and the path of Bojin hook. There, you will be able to enjoy some light ferratas. You will also have the chance to appreciate the views of the sea. Then, the following day, we will visit Mala Paklenica. Finally, on the third day, we will head to Sveto Brdo, another amazing spot in this stunning park.

Keep in mind that you will need to have a good fitness level to join this program. Additionally, you will also need some rock climbing skills. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you every step of the way!

So, are you ready for a thrilling outdoor adventure in Croatia? Then book your place now and join me on this 3-day trekking in Paklenica National Park program!

I also offer short 1 to 4-day treks in the Julian Alps and in the Triglav National Park!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Transport during the trip and is not included in the price and must be paid in cash upon arrival (10 – 60 EUR per person). The half-board accommodation in the hotel or apartment for guide and clients is not included in the price.


Day 1: Arrival

Arrival and accommodation in Stari grad Paklenica (apartments). Departure to Veliko Rujno and the path of Bojin hook, located in the Paklenica National Park. A truly beautiful landscape decorated with sinkholes and towers. You can clap on the walls and descend on shorter ferates. It is necessary to have some experience with light climbing on rocks. Beautiful view of Velebit and the sea

Day 2: Mala Paklenica

Going to Mala Paklenica. The transition through Mala Paklenica is an experience that stays forever in your memory. You need some experience in rock climbing. Slane downhill in Velika Paklenica. The stay is from 5 to 6 hours. Unforgettable !!!

Day 3: Sveto Brdo

Climb to Sveto Brdo, a famous point in South Velebit. The trail leads across the Visoravni Dušice and climbs steeply to the top of Sv, Brda 1751 m, which is 6 m lower than the highest peak of Velebit, Vangarski vrh. The most important point of South Velebit. There are no higher peaks.


Equipment you will need to bring

Equipment included in the price.


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Pansion Skelin Pirovac Croatia
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Pansion Zlatna Ribica Pirovac Croatia
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Pansion Kiko Pirovac Croatia
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About the guide

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Mountain Leader

I am the founder of the Gotrek Hiking Company, an outdoor adventure company that offers qualified and professional mountain guiding to domestic and foreign guests and tourists in Slovenia, Italy, Croatia and all over Europe. All climbing, training, trekking, hiking and snowshoeing tours are guided by CMGA certified (Croatian Mountain Guide Association) and UIMLA guide.

I live in Slovenia, a country where mountaineering is a way of life. My team of UIMLA and CMGA guides and instructors works and lives in Slovenia or Croatia. If I am not available to guide you, one of the experienced guides in my team will be your guide.

We organize mountain experiences in all seasons in the European Alps, the Dolomites, Carnic Alps the Slovenian Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, Kamnik - Savinja Alps and the territory of Croatia, Velebit, NP Paklenica, and the islands in the Adriatic sea.


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What people are saying about -Dean



Dean was an excellent guide. All of the communication on the lead up to the trip was exact and to the point. For our whole hike we was so knowledgeable about the area and had great stories. By the end of the trip he was one of the boys


Dean was very attentive to all. Easy to talk to and informative



Dean was simply wonderful ! Sure footed and quick to notice when we needed a break. Conversation was easy and he was very pleasant and professional. We had a fantastic time and would absolutely hike with Dean again. What an enjoyable experience!!!



Dean was an excellent tour guide! He was patient and a great teacher, whilst also being very knowledgeable about safety. Highly recommend!



We truly had an unforgettable snowshoeing tour with Dean! We couldn’t have asked for a better guide! Even though my snowshoeing skills were not the best, he was very patient. He definitely has the skills and was incredibly knowledgeable. He made sure we stayed safe and kept a close eye on everyone. He was kind enough to take photos of us! You can tell he loves what he does. You will not be disappointed with Dean! As for the Explore-Share service website….it made the booking process and communication extremely easy. I emailed with questions first and within 24 hours I had a response and decided to book. All in all the whole experience was great!

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