Zrmanja River

is great for rafting and kayaking
Raftrek Adventure Travel / Zrmanja River


Zrmanja River and Krupa are among the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Perfectly clear warm water, spectacular canyon with magnificent waterfalls. They are easy and safe enough for beginner kayakers. But their scenery makes them also very exciting for all river adventurists. It is characteristic for its spring located at the bottom of a very steep, almost 200 m high funnel shape rock called Misije. It flows southward through the narrow and long arable valley. Which encircles the southern end of Velebit through a 200-meter-deep canyon. After it turns westwards, reaches Obrovac, and after a few kilometers flows into the Adriatic sea. Joining in the bay named Novigradsko more.

Zrmanja is great for rafting and kayaking

In the late 80’s some adventure companies pioneered commercial canoe, kayak and rafting trips. Therefore creating day adventures and active holidays with camping. Finally, proving that the Zrmanja River, with its tributary Krupa, is one of the most beautiful rivers of Europe. Rafting trips on Zrmanja take place in spring and autumn. While kayaks, canoes and packrafts are used during low water level period of July and August.

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