River Rafting and Kayaking


Zrmanja River

 Discover the best of Kaštel Žegarski and Zrmanja river (nearby Zadar) in kayak tours or rafting adventure. On the Krupa and Zrmanja rivers you can use different types of boats so you can go rafting  or during the summer  you can use kayak. Paddle along Zrmanja and Krupa rivers with the morning sun on your shoulders and  gentle breeze in your hair. These rivers, which belong to the group of the most beautiful European rivers, are well known for perfectly clear water, a magnificent canyon and marvelous waterfalls. It will take you to the unforgettable adventure.

Paddle to the mouth of Krupa and “Visoki Buk“ then bypass the magnificent a 10-meter high waterfall with 5-minute walk. Hear the roar of waterfalls and enjoy in their pools. You do not need previous experience for kayak tours or rafting adventure. Pants or bathing suit, sandals or sneakers and T-shirt are all  you need on the river. You´ll get swimming vest and paddle, but bring sunscreen and towel - you will get wet, and also don´t forget the camera, because the nature you´ll see here is magnificent and unique so you'll want to show it to everyone.


Tour length: 10 km

Tour difficulty: easy to moderate

7,5 hours

Start            Finish
09:00        16:30

2 persons
Minimum number of participants per tour
30 persons
Maximum number of participants per tour


  • 9:00h departure with arranged transportation from Zadar
  • 10:00h rafting or kayaking tour start
  • 16:30h end of event and departure from Zrmanja to Zadar

Pricing & Booking


  • 41 per adult (300 HRK)
  • 21 per child (150 HRK)

Price Includes

  • tour guide/skipper
  • equipment and gear (kayak/raft, paddle, swiming vest, waterproof bag)
  • insurance

Additional info

  • price for return transfer to start location from Zadar area is 125 HRK per person (organized transfer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
  • rafting operates: from April to begining of June & October
  • kayaking operates: from June to end of September
  • location: Zrmanja - Kaštel Žegarski
  • you will receive booking Confirmation Voucher over e-mail within 12 hours.
  • complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your confirmation voucher. our product managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

River rafting/kayaking on Zrmanja - nature at its finest 


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Zrmanja and Krupa Rivers


This village is located one hour drive from Zadar. Althouhg it is a small willage with only 135 residents this is the place where true nature enthusiast will enjoy the most. Kaštel Žegarski is situated on two rivers, Zrmanja and Krupa which are among the most beautiful European rivers.


Zrmanja is 69km long river. Its spring is located at the bottom of 200m high rock called Misije. The river flows towards the south through the impressive canyon, passes Obrovac town and flows into the sea at bay called Novigradsko more. Zrmanja is not only the beautiful river but also a natural habitat for varietes of animals and aquatic plants.


Krupa River creates 19 waterfalls (the most beautiful one is called Deveterac) before flowing into the Zrmanja River. Near the spring of Krupa there is Krupa Monastery, built in 14th century. Monastery preserves rich collection of frescos and Turkish edicts.