Zrmanja River
Apr, May, Oct

Zrmanja River rafting trip is an expedition down the magnificent Wild West-like canyons of the Zrmanja and Krupa Rivers. Both rivers are a part of Velebit Nature Park. Perfectly clear and green waters, rapids and waterfalls, hidden swimming pools and steep canyons will steal your heart. This day on the Zrmanja River will surely be an unforgettable experience. It may well turn out to be the best day of your Croatian holiday!

No previous rafting experience is needed if you can swim. Even children from 6 years old accompanied by parents can participate in this trip. We use raft boats during high water season (April to May, September to November). In summer the water level is lower (usually before May and after September, but the water level can vary a lot due to rainfall in spring and in autumn), which is when the Zrmanja may turns into a spectacular river for kayaking.

The trip starts in the little village of Kastel Zegarski in our base by the Zrmanja River. After providing you with the equipment, we will start our expedition downstream. Time and weather permitting, we will stop at the point where the Zrmanja and Krupa meet. This is a magical place for a swim and a picnic. The trip ends by the bridge in Muskovci. Here you can change and we’ll drive you back to the start point where you left your cars.

Activity level: moderate

River class: II-III


10:00  Arrival – Kastel Zegarski village, preparing for the trip and safety briefing
10:30  Start
12:00  Picnic break at the Krupa waterfall
12:30  Continue the trip
15:00  Finish at Muskovci village
15:30  Departure

Note on the itinerary: This itinerary is subject to change dependent on group abilities and preferences, weather and special events. 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 heat or cold, stormy weather, heavy traffic or other reasons beyond our control. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter a program without prior notice.

Price: 40,00 €

Child price: 20,00 € (valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel)

Price includes:

  • guide
  • use of necessary equipment
  • insurance
  • entrance to Velebit Nature Park
  • secure parking for personal cars at the starting point
  • return transfer from end point back to your car

Optional costs:

  • transfer from Zadar and surrounding area

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: 6 years if accompanied by parents.

Departure dates: April – June, September – November, every day of the week. Please check availability for certain dates before planning the excursion by contacting us.

Gear list:

  • shorts or bathing suit
  • T-shirt and sandals (or sport shoes)
  • towel
  • sun block
  • water
  • optional snacks

If you have sun glasses don’t forget to tie them.

Huck Finn is not responsible for loss or damage of your personal items.

Equipment: We use professional Sotar rafting boats for up to 8 persons with one trained guide in each boat. You will get a helmet, a life jacket, a paddle (plus long neoprene suit & rain jacket in case of cold weather). We also provide one waterproof container per boat for personal items (camera, drinks, etc.). 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. See our Zrmanja River Kayaking trip here.

Zrmanja map

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