Jezera is a small town and harbour on the north-eastern coast of the island of Murter. It is situated in the cove bearing the same name, which is well protected from winds and waves. It is picturesque place, with friendly hosts. Population of Jezera is about 1000 inhabitants. Most of them are fishermen and tourism employers. Jezera (eng. Lakes) was named after numerous pools and puddles which appear in valleys during spring and autumn after heavy rainfall, during hot days those little lakes disappear.
The island is in the northwest part of the Šibenik archipelago, separated from the mainland by a 20 m (66 ft) wide sea canal at Tisno which is spanned by a short draw-bridge. The island covers an area of about 18.7 km2 (7.2 sq mi), and the highest point is the peak of Raduč at 125 metres (410 feet) above sea level. The southwestern coastline is predominantly steep slopes divided by many sandy coves. The island has lots of rocky beaches, as well as several sandy ones.
Kornati is the most dense group of islands in the whole of the Mediterranean. It is located between the islands of Žirje, Dugi otok and Pašman. The arcipelago is divided into two groups: Lower Kornati consisting of Kornat and surrounding islands and Upper Kornati made of Sit, Žut and surrounding islands. Because of the extraordinary beauty of landscape, the abundance of natural bays and the rich sea flora and fauna, out of 152 of the Kornati islands, 89 of them were declared a national park in 1980.
The Krka National Park is located near Jezera and is easy to reach by car if you travel from island Murter in the direction of Šibenik and follow the sign-posts further on. One of the best ways to see Krka is to take a boat ride organized by the Krka National Park. The Krka River makes its way through the North Dalmatian plateau, creating a deep canyon, rich in waterfalls, lakes and vegetation. Within the 72 kilometres of Krka's course, its most beautiful and best preserved part spreads from old Croatian fortresses of Trošenj and Nečven to the Roški slap.