Follow Raftrek Adventure Travel Guides away from the beaten path and you’ll discover the unexpected. There’s a world of truth and beauty waiting out there that’s not found in any guidebook. Therefore travel with us and you’ll get to know Croatia like the back of your hand. You’ll plunge into different regions with access only resident guides can offer. Excellent people skills, responsible planning, preparation and conduction of activities, patience and talent of sharing local knowledge. Insight in Croatian communities is what all of them have in common.
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While experienced in traveling, mastering the local knowledge and highly educated. They will make you discover natural beauties, local culture and history of the place. Since good communication is essential to appreciate your holidays, we offer you English, German, French and Spanish speakers. And last, but not the least, our guides regularly take first aid courses and seminars on safety precautions for various types of activities. Most of Raftrek Adventure Travel Guides have an IRF (International Rafting Federation) license for different levels of white water as well. Therefore all you need to do is relax and have fun because you are in safe hands!
After many years in football, he found his passion in tourism through outdoor sports and activities. He used to be a member of a rafting team, but now he likes to spend his free time kayaking, cycling, rock climbing and, in the winter, snowboarding. He is a happy and cheerful person; loves to travel, always with an optimistic spirit. His passion enriches many courses. As a student of tourism and hospitality management, he likes to learn from people and tourists around him.
Tin is a student at the Faculty of Kinesiology, specializing in recreation. He spends his life engaged in different sports so his is as comfortable as a team player or as a stand-alone guide. For the last four years with his cheerful spirit and providing the sense of security for each guest he flavors every trip into an unforgettable experience. Tin is an avid nature lover, so even in the cold winter months he works as a snowboarding instructor on the slopes across Europe.
Koza (meaning The Goat), was born 31 year ago in a beautiful small town called Ogulin in the heart of Croatian mountain area. After he moved to Zagreb he obtained his graphic designer degree. For the last 12 years he has been a white-water rafting competitor, Croatian representative on 3 World Champs, 5 Euro Champs, couple of World Cups and many, many Euro Cup races. He started off as young river guide and fell in love with rivers, he paddled on over 80 rivers around the world. He is a proud owner of the International rafting guide class 3 certificate and mountain guide certificate. Above all, he is open-minded, creative and a lot of fun, but always putting safety first. He looks forward to beeing your guide and to showing you all the knowledge that he has gathered during all these years.
When told to write something short about himself, Petar was surprised. Turns out he doesn’t know how to write about himself or in short lines. What he does know plenty about is active life, ice hockey for example, where he played for Croatian national team. After 13 years of the lifestyle, comes a change in career and geography becomes the main thing. He graduated from the University of Zagreb, College of Science, Department of Geography, which resulted in specializing in GIS and sustainable development. Clearly, the next obvious step was working for Raftrek and living on the go. Now he spends his time outdoors, enjoying doing basically everything from kayaking, rafting, hiking, cycling, sea kayaking, sailing etc…Cheers!
Kayak is Life! At least if you ask Marko aka Muki. From an early age, he spent more time on the water than on dry land. He traveled trough the globe as a member of the Croatian Kayak National Team and competed on the world stage, for over 15 years. Nowadays he enjoys an active work life with Raftrek. He spends his free time traveling, reading books and relaxing.
Slaven is a student at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology at the University of Zagreb, but he feels more at home rafting down a river or hiking up a mountain. For the past few years he has been working as a guide, sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm. He is a member of the rafting team Končar, with whom he actively competes on both local and international level giving him invaluable experience of rafting on numerous technically challenging rivers.
From an early age, Borna has always been on a bicycle. When he was 16, he travelled with a bike from Zagreb to Split. Since then, he has often been in motion. On a bicycle he travelled to the Dalmatian coast and islands (several times), Slovenia, Italy, Corsica, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, India… He spends a lot of time in the mountains and he is an experienced trekker who has Croatian mountains, the Alps, Bolivian Altiplano, Peruvian Andes and Patagonia in his foot soles. After ten years of traveling, his new passion is kayaking and rock-climbing. In between, he graduated in philosophy and history of religions at the University of Zagreb. So when he is not in motion, you can find him reading a book.
Ivan Juraj Perišić, aka Pero is a lover of sports, nature, music, and dance. From an early age, he was active in various sports, always eager to learn new skills and accept new challenges. His outlook on life, sports and nature led him to Raftrek and he is a proud member of our team since the first day. He speaks fluent English and German and intends to learn Spanish this year. Always cheerful and smiling, he spends his free time traveling. Whether with his folklore ensemble on one of the many tours around the world or private, he is happiest on the move, getting to know new places, new people, and new cultures.