5 days
Duration
Zrmanja River
Location
8+
Age
5/10
Activity level
May-Sep
Dates
4-8
Group size

This canoeing trip is an expedition down the magnificent Wild West-like canyons of the Zrmanja and Krupa Rivers, which are a part of Velebit Nature Park. Perfectly clear and green waters, rapids and waterfalls, hidden swimming pools and steep sided canyons will steal your heart and make this journey an unforgettable experience.

Camp in Ogar is located on the river bank next to the Ogar waterfall. This is a Robinson camp (no toilet, electricity or water supply but fresh water source) which will offer you a different experience of real Croatia in direct contact with nature and sleeping under the stars.

Day ActivitiesPlaceLodgingMeals
Day1Arrival to destinationZegar VillageCamp OgarD
Day2Canoeing / kayaking & hikingKrupa RiverCamp OgarBLD
Day3Canoeing / kayaking & hikingZrmanja RiverCamp OgarBLD
Day4Canoeing / kayakingZrmanja River/Novigrad BayCamp OgarBLD
Day5Departure--B

 

1

Arrival

Arrive at Zadar or Split airport or harbor. A Huck Finn representative will meet you and transfer you to camp Ogar by the Zrmanja River where we will set up camp for the night. Spend the afternoon and evening getting to know your fellow travelers and discussing the upcoming holiday with your guide.
Accommodation: Robinson campsite at Ogar; Meals: D; Drive: 1h from Zadar airport, 2h from Split airport.
2

Krupa River Kayaking, Walking and Swimming

After breakfast, we leave for a day of canoeing on the Krupa River. After short safety instructions (watercraft may be raft, canoe or sit-on-top kayak depending on the river conditions), we push off for an afternoon of refreshing fun on the clear, warm and emerald water of this beautiful river. We will make a break by a beautiful waterfall where you can swim, take pictures and have a snack. In the afternoon we will get back to the camp for dinner and relaxing evening under the stars.
Accommodation: Robinson campsite at Ogar; Meals: B, L, D; Activity: Kayaking, 1 – 1h30min  (1 h walking), class II-III, easy/moderate.
3

Zrmanja River Kayaking, Walking and Swimming

Today we head out for canoeing or kayaking down the magnificent Wild West-like canyon of the Zrmanja River. The Zrmanja is considered to be one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Waterfalls and easy rapids, hidden swimming pools and steep sided canyons – it doesn’t get any better than this!
Accommodation: Robinson campsite at Ogar; Meals: B, L, D; Activity: Kayaking, 2h30min, class II-III, easy/moderate.
4

Zrmanja River Kayaking and Sea Kayaking in Novigrad Bay

Today we continue kayaking down the Zrmanja River and enter the Novigrad sea. On another fun-filled day on the refreshing water! We will kayak down the river all the way from Obrovac to Novigrad sea where you will have a view over the famous Maslenica bridge. At the end, the van will be waiting for us to take us back to our camp on the river bank, camp Ogar, where we will relax for the final evening.
Accommodation: Robinson campsite at Ogar; Meals: B, L, D; Activity: Kayaking, 3 – 4 hours, class II-III, easy/moderate.
5

Departure Day

Depart for the airport and flight home. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit – especially those you won’t find in tourist guide books.
Meals: B, Drive: 1h to Zadar airport, 2h to Split airport.
This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and 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.
  5-day 
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adult660,00 €620,00 €560,00 €
child594,00 €558,00 €504,00 €
single792,00 €744,00 €672,00 €

All prices are per person.

Child discount valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel.

High Season: June 29 – August 23
Intermediate Season: June 8 – 28; August 24- September 13
Low Season: May 18 – June 7; September 14 – 27

Departure dates 2019 - Saturdays
July620
August317

Other dates on request.

Price includes:

  • 4 nights camping (two person tents) and sleeping mats (basic)
  • full board as noted in the itinerary
  • use of kayaks, canoes, paddles, life jackets, helmets
  • use of neoprene shorts and booties in case of cold weather
  • 3 days organized activities
  • Velebit Nature Park entrance fee
  • local taxes and river permits
  • Saturday and Wednesday transfers from/to Zadar or Split airport
  • skilled English speaking guide and assistance
  • ground transportation
  • insurance

Not included:

  • airfare
  • drinks and meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • tips and other personal expenses

Arrival and departure airports: Zadar or Split

Arrival and departure transfers: several group transfers between the airport and destination depending on arrival/departure time. We recommend to arrive by 3 pm the latest. Any later arrivals may be subject to surcharge of 30 euros per person.

Maximum number of participants: 8 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.

Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s).

Child discount: valid for children of 12 years of age if accompanied by an adult. Camp in Zegar village is located on the starting point of the trip and has all facilities (toilet, water, electricity, fridge). Other two camp sites located on Zrmanja River bank (Sastavci and Ogar) are Robinson camps (no toilet, electricity or water supply but fresh water source).

Campsite: Ogar is a Robinson camp (no toilet, electricity or water supply but fresh water source).

River to the Sea Canoeing

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