The Mreznica River is one of Croatia’s most desirable continental retreats due to its transparent green water, unspoiled woods and magical landscapes. It is special for its 93 waterfalls and pools of warm water between them, perfect for refreshment away from beach crowds.
Its diversity leaves option for several different itineraries which you can also combine in a multi day adventure. The trip on the lower section of the river is a soft adventure suitable for beginners, families with children or those who wish to spend a relaxing day on the water with lots of swimming, jumping off waterfalls and enjoying beautiful nature.
Activity level: easy
River class: I/II
We will meet in Zvecaj village by the Zeleni kut restaurant. You can arrive a bit earlier to enjoy a coffee on the terrace overlooking the waterfalls of Mreznica River and have a short break. After providing you with the equipment, we head out to Generalski stol where our trip begins.
The trip ends in Zvecaj by the Zeleni kut restaurant, where you can have lunch, relax by the river, swimm, play beach volley ball, rent bikes to see the lovely countryside or rent canoes and continue exploring the Mreznica.
10:30 – Arrival in Zvecaj village by the Zeleni kut restaurant where you will get the equipment
11:00 – Drive to Generalski stol
12:00 – Preparations. Instructions and safety briefing. Start
14:30 – End in Zvecaj by the Zeleni kut restaurant, optional lunch
In case of low water levels we will descend the Mreznica in kayaks or canoes.
Note: This itinerary and duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Huck Finn guides and trip leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.
Price: 29 € Child price: 14.5 € (valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel). Price includes:
- use of necessary equipment
- transfer from/to Zagreb
The cost of our transfer from/to Zagreb is additional 10 € (about 75 Kuna) per person for a rafting trip on the lower flow of Mreznica River.
Group discount: valid for groups 20 or more
Cancellation policy: In the unlikely case of extreme weather conditions Huck Finn Adventure Travel will reschedule the activity for a day or two prior or after the date booked, if possible. If the change is not possible, the payments will be refunded in full. All client’s cancellations must be in writing – by email or fax. Cancellation charges per person (percentage of total price): – 8 or more days prior to arrival – 0% – 2-7 days prior to arrival – 50% – 1 day prior to arrival or no show – 100%
Minimum age: 5 years if accompanied by parents.
Departure dates: April – October, every day of the week. Please check the availability for certain dates before planning the excursion by contacting us.
- shorts or bathing suit
- T-shirt and sandals (or sport shoes)
- sun cream
Huck Finn is not responsible for the loss or damage of your personal items. Equipment: rafts, paddles, lifejackets and drybags In case of low water levels (usually June to mid-September) two person kayaks with an optional child seat will be used instead of rafts.
HOW TO GET THERE From Rijeka direction: Take the highway Rijeka-Delnice-Bosiljevo. Exit at Bosiljevo and turn left. Take the local road from Bosiljevo to Generalski stol. In Generalski stol turn left towards Duga Resa and Karlovac. Zvecaj village is situated 10 km before Duga Resa. On the right side of the road in Zvecaj you will see a big sign Zeleni kut restaurant – our meeting point.
- Own transport: if you are driving, we recommend leaving Rijeka at least 1h30 before.
- Public transport: there are direct trains from Rijeka to Zvecaj. When you arrive at Zvecaj train station, turn right. A 20 min walk will take you to Zeleni kut hotel/restaurant. If previously arranged, our guides can pick you up at Zvecaj train station. The approximate price of the train ticket Rijeka-Zvecaj is 10 Euros one way. You can also take the bus to Karlovac, and then the train to Zvecaj.
From Zagreb direction: Take the highway Zagreb-Karlovac. Exit in Karlovac. Drive to Duga Resa and take the road towards Senj and Jospidol. Approximately 10 km after Duga Resa you will arrive in Zvecaj village. On the left side of the road you will see a big sign Zeleni kut restaurant – our meeting point.
- Own transport: if you are driving, we recommend leaving Zagreb at least 1h before.
- Public transport: there are direct trains from Zagreb to Zvecaj. When you arrive at Zvecaj train station, turn right. A 20 min walk will take you to Zeleni kut hotel/restaurant. If previously arranged, our guides can pick you up at Zvecaj train station. The approximate price of the train ticket Zagreb-Zvecaj is 6 Euros one way.
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