Centrally located by the city of Šibenik along the Croatian coast, regular boat transfers will have you with us in no time from many easy access major airports and destinations such as Split and Zadar.
The closest airports to Obonjan are SPLIT or ZADAR, both are only about 1 hour away from Šibenik.
From the airports you will need to catch a transfer to Šibenik Harbour when you will then catch the boat to Obonjan for the final leg of your journey…
Airport transfers from Split and Zadar to Šibenik are available through our Croatian travel partner Shuttle Tours. To book yourself onto a group transfer Click Here. Shuttle Tours also provide private transfers which can also be booked via their website.
The Obonjan boat service will run multiple trips during the day and evening. The boat will dock in Šibenik harbour, opposite the bus terminal near the petrol station – it will have an Obonjan flag on board with a matching flag placed on the harbour itself. The boat takes about 40 minutes in total.
One Way: 100kn
Day Pass Holders
There will also be a boat from Obonjan to Šibenik departing 03:30am for day pass holders. Please note day passes do not include boat price and this will still need to be paid for.
Approximately 40 minutes
Spaces on the ferry cannot be reserved in advance, but the partner boat company can accommodate large numbers of visitors at any one time. The boats leave from the main harbour, in front of the bus station. In exceptional circumstances, the ferry may be delayed in the case of bad weather. Otherwise, our partner company will do their upmost to keep to the timetable. If the ferry isn’t going at times that you need, you can arrange a private water taxi: with an external, partner company, through their website:
Private taxi boats
Taxi boats are between 4-500 Kuna* each way and can usually take around 6-8 passengers depending upon the amount of luggage being carried. These can be found
*Exact prices will depend on the boat service provider, please note these are just guidelines.
The journey time is approximately 25 minutes. It is sometimes possible to share a boat, an inquiry about this possibility can be made directly to the partner company, using their site. Price is dependent upon group size and time of travel. The boats always land on the same point at the harbour in Sibenik. On Obonjan, boats most regularly dock on the East Harbour, but occasionally dock on the West Harbour owing to high winds.
Boats can run after dark, but it is best to contact the company directly for information using the inquiry on their site.
Trains run from Split and northern Croatia into Šibenik railway station with international connections available. Travelling by train can be a fantastic and adventurous of making your way to Obonjan – you can read a great example of how to do so in our Journal, with links to help your journey from destinations across Europe, HERE
There are buses running from across Croatia into Šibenik bus terminal.
Journey times approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Split and Zadar and 5 hours from Zagreb. Croatia has a very good bus network with buses available from Split, Zadar, Dubrovnik and Zagreb to Šibenik.
The nearby port of Šibenik is located just off one of the main motorways in Croatia (E65). It is the coastal link between Dubrovnik, Split and Zadar and links directly to Zagreb and the north of Croatia – please note that this route incurs toll charges.
If you are driving by car, we hope you’ll consider sharing your journey with others to reduce your carbon footprint.