Lokrum Island, Dubrovnik

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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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  • We weren't planning to visit Lokrum (as it seems there is not much to do), but we had an extra day in Dubrovnik and we decided to go to Lokrum in the end. Lucky we changed our mind! We were a group.....  more
    We weren't planning to visit Lokrum (as it seems there is not much to do), but we had an extra day in Dubrovnik and we decided to go to Lokrum in the end. Lucky we changed our mind! We were a group.....  more »
  • We loved getting to the island on the boat and spending some time walking around. So many peacocks, colourful and friendly! And the whole island is clean and enjoyable to visit and walk around with... 
    We loved getting to the island on the boat and spending some time walking around. So many peacocks, colourful and friendly! And the whole island is clean and enjoyable to visit and walk around with...  more »
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  • Ticket is overpriced, otherwise nice place
  • Great day trip to escape the crowds I’d old town. Easy ferry ride back and forth, plenty of cafes to quench your thirst, and nice rocky beaches (bring water shoes!).

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