Situated in the central part of the Croatian coast Zadar Cruise Port is a historical centre of Dalmatia. With a modern highway network and proximity to the airport, Zadar Cruise Port is an ideal Adriatic port for both transit and turnaround operations. Zadar is a historical town well positioned near a number key cruise ports in the region including Venice.
Zadar Cruise Port serves cruise passengers as well as international ferry, Ro-Ro and vehicles. The cruise ports infrastructure includes a maximum draft of 13m and 1170m of total pier length, accommodating ships of any sizes.
The award-winning terminal marks the next step in the development of Zadar as an exciting and important cruise destination. The terminal extends over 18,000m2 on two-storeys. Hosting both cruise and Ro-Ro passengers, the modern passenger terminal is complaint with high security and safety standards. There are check-in, luggage delivery, and customs areas, large size x-rays and a large parking facility allowing efficient turnaround operations. The terminal has shops, cafes and a supermarket providing comfort for passengers and crew members. Zadar Cruise Port has been fully committed to introducing the best port management practices in order to achieve operational excellence and enhanced guest experience.
Zadar Cruise Port offers cruise passengers an easily accessible old town with Roman ruins, medieval churches and 16th Century fortifications. The city draws tourists that are keen to experience the beautiful architecture, the UNESCO heritage sites and other leisure activities including national parks. While the surrounding areas offers a host of sites and activities for cruise passengers who wish to venture further afield.
Zadar Cruise Port joined Global Ports Holding network in 2018.