The island has an area of 18 sq km and is located in the northwestern part of the Sibenik archipelago, separated from the mainland by a channel to the sea Tisno – the Murterski Kanal – runs parallel to the mainland and has sinuous and jagged coastline with many inlets .
In Murter you will find a wide choice of sailing boats, catamarans and motor boats.
Murter is the largest city on the island with a large number of islands in front of (more than 170), with numerous sandy beaches on its shores (Slanica, Čigrađa, Podvrške) and large number of interesting destinations nearby.