The lake is located not far from Njivice, only a hundred meters from the road that connects Omisalj and Malinska. As the largest natural freshwater habitat on the island of Krk, it is extremely important for the preservation of biodiversity values on the island of Krk. It is also specific in that numerous wetland and freshwater vegetation types have developed in it and its immediate surroundings, which are otherwise rare in the karst environment. The lake is also important as a site for migratory and wintering birds. Visitors can enjoy the various paths that branch off through the karst terrain and the view of the green oasis, can be accessed on foot or by bike.