Snake Island and Lake Prespa, from Ohrid.

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Explore the deserted island of the snakes, pelicans and ancient kings, in the middle of lake Prespa, which is located just a couple of minutes from the Albanian and Greek border.

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  • Visit the second biggest lake, Lake Prespa, of North-Macedonia.
  • Discover the abended island of ‘Golem Grad’.
  • Snakes, pelicans, tortoises, cormorant and many more wild animals roam here.
  • Child and senior discount.


Located in the heart of lake Prespa, only a few kilometers from the Greek and Albanian border, the island Golem Grad can be found. Mostly this island is referred as the snake- or pelican island. It is home to several ancient ruins and churches and different communities of animals. Back in the days, this picturesque place was used by ancient kings as their summer residence, nowadays this abended place is open for tourists. After being picked-up from your accommodation, you will be brought towards the lake of Prespa by 2 types of transports, busses and offroad vehicles. Here you will take a boat trip to the island of ‘Golem Grad’. Due to ongoing excavations, you’ll encounter dozens of unearthed ruins while walking around. For example, several Roman buildings, churches, monasteries and the first residence of Tsar Samuil. After exploring this natural beauty, the boat will bring you back to the shore. And after a short transfer on the shore there is a beautiful restaurant stationed, where the lunch will be served. At the end you’ll be brought back to your accommodation.


English speaking guide. Confirmation in max. 12 hours and pickup time. Transfer from accommodation and starting point. Transfer off road vehicles. Boat costs on lake Prespa. Lunch.

Important Information

  • During warm weather it’s recommended to use sunscreen and bring enough drinking water. Kindly wear comfortable and closed shoes.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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