From: Kn150.00

The tour of the Zrmanja starts from Obrovac, where the river continues to flow through the canyon filled with vegetation characteristic for this terrain. Before beginning your tour, make sure to visit the Benedictine monastery and the chapel of St. Nicholas, which testify of the Zrmanja’s importance as a waterway throughout history.

As the river continues further the vegetation changes, and the canyon is taken over by steep rocks, interrupted by cliffs of layered limestone that, as guardians of the ages, are said to protect the canyon from unwanted visitors.

*By the legend, these guardians could only go down into the canyon if they could find the “portal” of Prince Marko.

Among the rock and water, you can notice a lonely cliff with a small stone building, the so-called ‘’Pržunac“. According to historical findings, this was the last dungeon of the imprisoned Croatian queen Jelena, which confirms the historic importance of the River Zrmanja and its canyon in the history of the land.

At the very end of the canyon, as the Zrmanja flows into the sea, the canyon is embraced on both sides by impressive cliffs, where in just a few hundred meters space you can find the griffon vultures, the Odysseus’ Cave as well as the remnants of an ancient settlement, locally called “the ancient Šibenik”. Thus, with a huge historical heritage and unique beauty, the river quietly and discretely flows into the Novigrad Sea.




Boat ride


What’s not included

Food and drinks

Transfer to the meeting point Accommodation


Min. people per booking: 1

Max. people per booking: 20

Duration: from 2 hours

Start: 10:00 am; 12:30 pm; 02:00 pm

Meeting point: Župani, Drage 7a, 23 450 Obrovac city

What to expect

The beauty of the Zrmanja River! For millenniums, the Zrmanja has been wriggling its way to the sea shaping the most beautiful landscape hidden in a deep canyon. It stretches for 69 kilometers, from the south part of Lika (mountain area) to the Novigrad Sea (a seaside bay in Dalmatia). Its wide range offers recreational and adrenaline activities for all.

Itinerary note

Enjoy the beautiful landscape

Know before you go

Bring with you: water, fruit, mobile phone, camera, sunglasses, swimming suit, sunscreen.

Do not hesitate to let us know if you need a transfer from another city to the meeting point. It is optional to arrange at the additional price.

This tour is weather sensitive. Please note that if the weather is inclement, the tour can be rescheduled or canceled.

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