Biokovo Nature Park lies in the southern part of Croatia (www.croatia.hr) in the Splitsko-dalmatinska County (www.dalmatia.hr), covering the area of 7 municipalities and two cities.
The main road entrance into the park is close to the city of Makarska (pop. 13,716), the centre of the Markarska Riviera, and you can reach it by car or bus.
The closest railway station is in Split (www.hzpp.hr), the closest airports are Split (Kaštela – Resnik, www.split-airport.hr) and Dubrovnik (Ćilipi, www.airport-dubrovnik.hr).
Split and Dubrovnik are also connected with Italy, by the Ancona-Split and the Bari-Dubrovnik shipping lines (www.jadrolinija.hr; www.elite.hr).
According to data supplied by the Croatian Auto Club (www.hak.hr), the road distances to Makarska from the major Croatian cities are:
Makarska - Zagreb
- 480 km by motorway (exit Zagvozd)
- 495 km by motorway (exit Dugopolje)
- 410 km by the old road via Knin
Makarska - Osijek 454 km (via Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Makarska - Zagreb - Osijek 738 km
Makarska - Rijeka 372 km (via Sinj, Gračac, Senj)
Makarska - Zadar 186 km
Makarska - Šibenik 124 km
Makarska - Split 59 km