Welcome to Una National Park, the hidden gem of Bosnia and Herzegovina! Una National Park is an ideal place for all nature lovers, adventurers and those looking for peace and relaxation in nature.
There are many fascinating sites within Una National Park that you can explore on your own. From crystal-clear rivers and waterfalls, through pristine forests and mountain peaks, to idyllic villages located near the park, the area offers plenty of opportunities to explore. A guide is not necessarily required, but it is important to have your own transport so that you can easily get to all the desired locations within the park. We recommend setting aside a full day to visit the park to fully enjoy the nature and explore all the suggested locations in this article. We are sure that the Una National Park will delight you with its natural beauty and leave lasting memories.
Štrbacki buk is one of the most impressive and famous waterfalls in the Una National Park, located on the Una River. The waterfall consists of two parts, upper and lower, with a total height of 25 meters. Surrounded by untouched nature and forest, Strbacki buk offers a unique experience to visitors, who can enjoy the beautiful view of the falling water, the enchanting noise and the mystical atmosphere created by the environment. Many visitors to the Une National Park believe that Strbacki buk is one of the main attractions of this area, which should definitely be visited.
On the way to the Štrbački buk waterfalls, there are several bathing spots that will tempt you to stop.
Štrbački buk waterfalls are 33 KM from the Japod Islands or 40 minutes by car.
Kulen Vakuf is the largest place in the National Park. Above the town on the left side of the Una and its tributary Ostrovica dominates the medieval and Ottoman fort of the same name - Ostrovica, and on the right the remains of the Ottoman fort Havala are still visible.
When you explore Kulen Vakuf and its beauties and continue on the way to Martin Broda, on the right, pay attention to the bridge that was built so that the idea of the Una railway, which connected Zagreb and Split, was possible. This phenomenal building work is perfectly integrated into nature.
The Kulen Foundation is 34 KM from the Japod Islands or 35 minutes by car.
Martin Brod is a beautiful little village in the heart of the Una National Park. There are many reasons to visit this magical place.
One of the biggest reasons is nature. The Una National Park offers one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire country, with the crystal clear Una River flowing through the canyon and creating beautiful waterfalls and cascades. You can enjoy walks through the park, hiking, cycling or simply enjoy the beautiful view of the river.
At the very entrance to Martin Brod, the Unac River flows into the Una River. By walking along the left bank of Unca, you can reach a very interesting tunnel in the corner of the cave, and after passing through it you will reach the canyon of Unca and a beautiful view of the emerald clear color of Unca. past, but also witness the "natural washing machine" that shows the tradition and the ways in which the power of the river was used for practical purposes in everyday life, both for making grain and for clothes washing.
Martin's boat is 45 km from the Japod Islands or 50 minutes by car.