Experience the freedom of packrafting through stunning river canyons and pristine nature
Enjoy thrilling rapids and breathtaking waterfalls, perfect for beginners and families
Immerse yourself in local culture with authentic accommodations and traditional meals
Connect with nature while camping at riverside campsites in the heart of Velebit Nature Park
Your unforgettable adventure starts the moment your guide greets you at either Zagreb or Rijeka airport. Together, you’ll journey to the enchanting village of Zvecaj, where you’ll settle into your riverside hotel. In the evening, mingle with your fellow adventurers over a delicious dinner and soak up essential information about your upcoming journey from your knowledgeable guide.
Dive into the world of packrafting as you glide along the serene lower section of the Mreznica River after a comprehensive safety briefing. Be captivated by the rich biodiversity around you, and take breaks to swim in the crystal-clear waters. Once you return to the hotel, unwind by the river or engage in some friendly competition with a game of beach volleyball.
Day three turns up the excitement as you conquer the exhilarating rapids and waterfall jumps in Mreznica’s upper section. After the adrenaline rush, transfer to the heart of the pristine Velebit Nature Park and set up camp by the Zrmanja River in Kastel Zegarski. Share stories of the day’s adventures over a home-cooked dinner prepared by your gracious host.
Awaken to the soothing sounds of the river and fuel up with a locally-sourced, homemade breakfast. Then, embark on a full day of packrafting, navigating through the stunning Zrmanja River. Pause for a swim beneath a secluded waterfall, before testing your paddling skills on exhilarating rapids and cascading waterfalls. At the day’s end, relax back at camp and savor a traditional dinner.
Bask in the songs of birds as you enjoy your final riverside breakfast. If time permits, seize the opportunity for one last dip in the river or a leisurely stroll through the surrounding wilderness. When it’s time to say goodbye, we’ll arrange your transfer to Zadar or Split airport, taking cherished memories of your Croatian adventure with you.
Not enough? Why not spend a few more days here! Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing, and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.
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2 nights in a 3* family run hotel, 2 nights in the campsite (tent and sleeping mat included)
4x dinner, 4x breakfast (special dietary requests can be met)
4 days of organised activities + equipment
Skilled guide and assistance
Private transportation throughout (pickup at Zagreb main bus/training station, or airport, and drop off at Zadar port, main bus station, airport)
International airfare to/from Croatia
Beverages and lunches or picnics
Sleeping bag and a pillow
Items of personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)
This tour takes you on a journey through Croatia’s alluring landscapes, starting in the Kordun region, where the enchanting Mreznica River flows amid lush forests and rolling hills. Continue to the Velebit Nature Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, home to the crystal-clear Zrmanja River, diverse flora and fauna, and majestic mountain peaks.
The adventure is tailored for active nature enthusiasts who crave the autonomy and freedom that packrafting provides while still in a secure group setting.
But don’t worry, you don’t have to be an expert. The tour is designed to accommodate beginners and families with teenagers, ensuring that everyone has an incredible experience.
Included in the price of this adventure is the experienced local English-speaking guide who will ensure your safety and provide valuable insights into the region, as well as comfortable accommodations in a riverside hotel and charming campsites. There, you will be able to savour traditional, home-cooked meals that will leave you feeling nourished and energized for your daily excursions.
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to uncover Croatia’s hidden treasures, form lasting memories, and ignite your sense of adventure.
If you prefer warm weather and swimming, the best time to visit is during the summer months of June to August. During this time, the temperatures are high and the sea is perfect for swimming and water sports.
If you prefer cooler weather and hiking, the best time to visit is during the spring and fall months of April to May and September to October. During these months, the weather is mild and perfect for exploring the national parks. And even better, there are fewer tourists crowding around the most popular spots.
Overall, the best time to come to Croatia for an activity holiday is when you can find the perfect balance of weather and activities that suit your preferences.
At our company, we prioritize flexibility and tailoring the tour to fit your specific needs. To achieve this, we work with a variety of high-quality accommodations that can be adjusted based on your preferences, budget, and availability. The accommodation you will be staying at will be confirmed prior to the tour and communicated to you in advance.
The weather can sometimes have an impact on the activities planned on our tours. In the event of particularly bad weather, we may need to cancel or alter the itinerary to ensure the safety and satisfaction of our guests. If a cancellation does occur, we will provide suitable alternatives or offer a partial refund. If you are worried about the weather affecting your trip, please reach out to us before departure to discuss any potential impacts.
Our activity holidays are designed to be enjoyable and thrilling, but they do require a certain level of physical fitness. It is advisable that all participants have a moderate level of fitness to fully engage in the activities and prevent any potential injuries. If you have any doubts about your fitness level, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We will gladly discuss your options and help you choose the right holiday for you.
Yes, we provide all the essential equipment needed for the activities on our holidays. This includes safety gear like helmets, harnesses and other protective equipment, as well as any specialized equipment that might be needed for a specific activity. However, before arrival, we will need to take your measurements to ensure proper fitting of the gear. We assure you that it’s only for your safety and comfort and we aren’t being intrusive.
For the activities on our holidays, we recommend that you bring a swimsuit and towel for any water activities, and comfortable shoes that are easy to move around in for hiking and cycling. Additionally, please bring comfortable clothing that is suitable for the activities you will be participating in.
Breakfast is included in our holidays, but we make sure to provide ample time and options for lunch and dinner. We will provide information about local dining options and make recommendations based on your preferences and dietary restrictions. We aim to let you experience the local cuisine and have a delightful dining experience during your adventure holiday. Therefore, please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Most of our activities are suitable for children who are at least 12 years old. However, in some cases, the minimum age may be determined by the child’s height or weight rather than their age. If you have any doubts about your child’s ability to participate in a specific activity, please feel free to ask us directly. We are happy to provide more information and assist you in choosing the right activities for your family.
For travellers that want flexibility and independence. We organize the holidays of your choice, but the adventure of getting around is all yours. You will get a fly & drive itinerary with activities, accommodations and travelling tips with full support of our team for any emergencies or concerns.
For solo travellers or travellers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about trip planning and would maybe like to enjoy some time on their own as well. You will be travelling with our tour leader in a small group of maximum 8 people in a comfortable van with accommodation, entrance fees and a detailed plan of activities arranged. For guaranteed tour departures we have a minimum of 4 people.
For travellers who want a holiday based on their preferences and needs. You don’t need to worry over itinerary planning or your next move, and at the same time you can enjoy the holidays at your own pace and take as much time on your own whenever needed. We take care of the entire organization and provide you with a professional guide, accommodation, transportation and plan of activities.
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