If you find yourself driving a car between Sibenik and Split on a coastal road D8, you should not miss visiting an interesting natural attraction called Dragon's Eye Lake located in Marina Frapa.

Dragon's Eye Lake
Dragon's Eye Lake

Dragon's Eye Lake location

Dragon's Eye Lake is located in one of the most famous Croatian marinas called Marina Frapa, just near Rogoznica. Besides having luxury boats, Marina Frapa is visited by many tourists who want to explore the lake.
The place is easily reached by car, and the parking price is around 1 euro per hour, which is quite affordable.
Besides the lake, there are other interesting tourist attractions in Marina Frapa which include a nice walkway near the sea, a votive church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, bars, and restaurants.

Evironment around the lake
Evironment around the lake

Visiting Dragon's Eye Lake is free, and everyone can explore it and swim in the lake without limitations.

Dragon's Eye Lake detail
Dragon's Eye Lake detail

There are many interesting facts related to the origin of the lake and its ecosystem. The lake was formed a few thousand years ago from the cave. Its depth is 15 meters at the deepest point. The water originates from the sea since there is an underground connection between the lake and the sea.
There are many interesting plant and animal species in the lake. Just as expected, most of them have natural habitat in the sea, since the water is the same as in the sea.

Just near the lake, there are educational boards where you can find more details about species in the lake and its origin.

Exploring the lake
Exploring the lake

Zvonimir Peran     2023-07-18

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