Nature Park Telašćica on the south-east part of Dugi otok together with 13 surrounding islands and islets, makes a marvelous harmony of the nature on the 70,5 sq.m.
There is a contrast of quiet bays with rough cliffs, the area of the wood complex of the Alpine pine trees and holly oak macchia on side, with bare rocky grounds on the other side, the area of cultivated fields of vineyards and olive-trees, as well as the area of rocky grassland. Mediterranean vegetation with more than 400 species of plants, numerous rare and endemic.
Three basic phenomena distinguish the Nature Park Telašćica:
• Telašćica bay, one of the safest, the most beautiful and largest natural ports in the Adriatic. There are 6 islets and cliffs inside the bay, and 25 small coves on the 69 km coast lenght. It is an attractive anchorage for many boaters.
• The Cliffs of the island Dugi otok or locally called "Stene" rising up to 200 m over the sea, and vertically falling down 90 m into the sea. Great number of bird species nest here, as well as Falco peregrinus and Falco eleonore.
• Salt Lake Mir with fine curative gray silt, is the residence of endemic specie of eel called "Kajman".
(SOURCE: tz dugiotok)