The small island Molat is located in the Zadar archipelago, 15 NM or 28 km air distance from Zadar, Island which has a population of fewer than 200 people, is a great place for those looking for a holiday in quiet surroundings.
The Island with a total size of around 23 km2 is 9 km long and up to 3 km wide. There are 3 settlements on the island: Molat, Brgulje and Zapuntel, Molat is located in the southern part, Brgulje in the centre and Zapuntel in the northern part of the Island. All 3 settlements have ports. From the northern part of the island there is only about 100 metres to the Island Ist.
Getting to Island Molat
Island Molat is connected to Zadar on the mainland year-round with a catamaran / fast ferry and a car ferry route, both operate daily except for on a few public holidays.
The daily catamaran (passenger-only ferry) sails the following route: Zadar – Molat – Brgulje – Zapuntel – Ist, the sailing time from Zadar to Molat is 50 minutes, to Brgulje 1 hour 5 minutes and to Zapuntel 1 hour and 35 minutes. Here you see the catamaran timetable, and also buy tickets to and from the island:
The daily car ferry sails from Zadar then continues to all or some of the following islands, Island Rivanj, Island Sestrunj and Island Zverinac before ending in Molat, the sailing time of the car ferry is between 2 hour and 30 minutes and 3 hours. Here you can see the timetable, and buy ferry tickets to and from Island Molat:
|Zadar – Molat||Rivanj – Molat||Sestrunj – Molat||Zverinac – Molat|
|Molat – Zadar||Molat – Rivanj||Molat – Sestrunj||Molat – Zverinac|
Price Zadar – Molat ferry
Neither a trip with the catamaran nor a trip with the car ferry will empty your pocket 🙂 A one-way ticket with the catamaran from Zadar to any of 3 Island Molat ports cost about 40 Kuna in the summer, 30 Kuna in the shoulder season and 20 Kuna in the winter season, the price for a one-way adult ticket on the car ferry from Zadar is about 28 Kuna in the summer and 23 Kuna in the winter, bringing your car to the island will cost you from cca. 160 Kuna one way.