The Island Iž is a small Island in the Zadar archipelago, it is located about 10 km air distance and 20 km sailing distance from Zadar. The Island which has a whole year population of less than 700 people, is a popular destination for sailing boats. The 18 km2 large Island is about 12 km long and 1.5 km wide.
The main settlement on Island Iž is Veli Iž, the second most important settlements is Mali Iž, additionally the following small settlement can be found on the island, Drage near Veli Iž and Muće, Makovac, Knež, Porovac, Dolinje near Mali Iž. all are located on the east coast of the Island towards Island Ugljan.
Getting to Island Iž
Island Iž is connected to Zadar on the mainland year round, additionally there is a whole year connection to Island Rava, which is located west of Island Iž.
The connection to the Island consists of a car ferry and a fast ferry / catamaran.
The car ferry sail between Zadar(Gaženica) and the port Bršanj, which is located south east on the Island Iž, the car ferry operates daily, during summer season some weekdays have two departures. The car ferry has a sailing time of 1 hour and 15 minutes, timetable from Zadar(Gaženica) to Bršanj.
The Catamaran which also operates year around, sails between Zadar (old town) and Mali Iž and continues from there on to Veli Iž, after the two stops at Island Iž the catamaran continues to Island Rava.
Sailing time of the catamaran from Zadar to Mail Iž is 35 minutes, between Zadar and Veli Iž the sailing time is 55 minutes.
Prices ferry Zadar to Island Iž
Getting to Island Iž is quite affordable, a one way adult ticket from Zadar to Mali or Veli Iž, costs 40 kuna in the main season, 30 kuna in the shoulder season and 20 kuna in the winter season.
A one way ticket with the car ferry from Zadar to Bršanj cost 24 Kuna in the summer season and 20 Kuna in the winter season, the transportation of a regular vehicle cost 130 Kuna one way, prices for other vehicle types you can see here: