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 Cruise Port serves cruise ship 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. In 2017, Zadar welcomed 137k passengers, with schedule calls for 2018 suggesting that this will grow to close to 150k passengers for 2018.
Zadar is a historical town well positioned near a number key cruise ports in the region including Venice. It offers cruise passengers an easily accessible old town with Roman ruins, medieval churches and 16th Century fortifications. While the surrounding areas offers a host of sites and activities for cruise passengers who wish to venture further afield.