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PHOTO SAFARI ON ZRMANJA RIVER – BOAT EXCURSION

Price: Adults: 250 kn, 150 kn children (under 13)
PHOTO SAFARI ON ZRMANJA RIVER – BOAT EXCURSION
     
    Zrmanja is often called hidden beauty due to its location and hard access. Basically, there are only two ways to get to know its hidden beauty – paddling in kayak, canoe or rafting boat on its upper float, or by the boat, on its lower float. It is typical karstic river – it has numerous waterfalls, cascades and rapids on its upper float. The last of the waterfalls is called Jankovića buk, which is surrounded with ruins of old mills. The last 17 kilometers of the river, from Jankovića buk to its delta in Novigrad’s sea are navigable and surrounded by steep cliffs, ancient ruins and rare vegetation and that’s the part where boat excursion is being organized.

    This part of the river is remarkable because water mixes with the sea – as a result we have a special fauna there; more similar to the fauna of Novigrad Sea than that of the upstream part of Zrmanja.
    The start of the excursion is in Novigrad, a small fishing town, located a half hour drive from Zadar. The group will meet at 9:30 am in front of the cafe "Flash", where we will board the ship. Boat ride will take us across Novigrad’s sea to the delta of Zrmanja. Soon after entering the river you will find yourself surrounded with magnificent 200 meters deep canyon. 12 kilometers long rout through canyon will take us to the town Obrovac and few kilometers later to our final destination – last waterfall on Zrmanja – Jankovića buk where we will have a short brake for swimming. On our way back you can take a closer look on limestone cliffs, old ruins called “Pržunac” and if you’re lucky enough griffon vultures.

    • 09:30 – Departure from Novigrad
    • 09:30 – 11: 00 – ride across Novigrad’s sea and through Zrmanja’s canyon
    • 11:00 – 12:00 – break for swimming near waterfall called Jankovića buk
    • 12:00 – ride to the small bay in Novigrad’s sea for another swimming break
    • 14:30 – arrival to Novigrad; the end of the excursion
     
    Bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, a sandwich or lunch package, refreshing drinks.

    Optional: cap, camera, diving mask, fins etc.
    Prices: Adults: 250 kn, 150 kn children (under 13)

    Price includes
    :
    • Ticket for Nature park Velebit (Zrmanja is a part of it)
    • Guide (skipper)
    • Insurance
    • Welcome drink and fruit (fruit, schnapps, water, traditional cookies)
    • The maximum number of participants is 15 per group; minimum is 4
    • For less than 4 attendees, the trip price increases for 20%
    • Excursion is free of charge for children under the age of 5

    Please note that the program can be changed depending on weather conditions, group abilities, level of water etc. For client’s safety we reserve the right to change program without prior notice.

    Start: NOVIGRAD
    GPS Coordinates: 44*10*54,8 N 15*32*48,9 E
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