Zrmanja River Tours
Read MoreShow Less
Lying inland from Zadar in northern Croatia, the Zrmanja River rises in the Dinaric Alps and runs for 44 miles (70 km); the bulk of its course lies within the Velebit Nature Park before it empties in the Novigrad Sea after passing the cute, pastel-colored town of the same name built along its meandering banks. Along with its tributary the Krupa, the upper reaches of the Zrmanja are one of the country’s hottest spots for rafting and kayaking through its spectacular limestone canyons – in parts 656 feet (200 meters) deep – and underneath its tumbling cascades. The most spectacular falls are Veliki Buk, a crescent-shaped mini-Niagra where the pristine waters hurls itself 65.5 feet (20 meters) in two steps over a limestone cliff face; a popular hike to the falls starts at Muskovci, with amazing views over the lush Zrmanja river valley.
An hour’s drive east from Zadar. No previous experience is necessary for rafting trips; children must be aged six to participate and all participants must be able to swim. Safety equipment provided.
Address: Zadar, Croatia
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Zrmanja River
Immerse yourself in the amazing Croatian nature with this fun and easy canoe safari, enjoying pure spring water and magnificent Krupa waterfalls. Marvel at the Dalmatian nature and relax in canoe. End the tour by enjoying a snack in a local village.
Taking safety measures
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Rafting lovers have named it beauty and the beast, because when the water level is high, it offers one of the best rafting experiences in this part of Europe. On the other side, Zrmanja is, with its tributary Krupa, one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. During the summer time, it's quiet, peaceful and it carries you lightly through breathtaking landscapes. Our trip begins in village Kaštel Žegarski where we will give you required equipment and have a short safety talk. Soon after, we will be heading down the river. The trip ends in a village called Muškovci, where we’ll have a lunch and some free time for swimming before departure.
You get FREE transfer from or to the airport by booking this tour ( 30 km from Zadar Airport ). GROUP PRICE (4 - 8 people) This excursion is perfect for those who like to get really into the adventure. Rafting or kayaking offers experience of nature from another point of view. Here you can feel the power and might of Croatian nature.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What's the best way to experience Zrmanja River?
Things to do near Zadar
- Things to do in Dalmatia
- Things to do in Šibenik
- Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park
- Things to do in Split
- Things to do in Pula
- Things to do in Hvar
- Things to do in Rovinj
- Things to do in Makarska
- Things to do in Zagreb
- Things to do in Ljubljana
- Things to do in Venice
- Things to do in Dubrovnik
- Things to do in Bologna
- Things to do in Central Croatia
- Things to do in Istria