Neretva River Rafting

Exciting rafting experience for everyone

Great trip full of adventure

Rafting on the Neretva is definitely an exciting adventure. The Neretva River is the emerald of Herzegovina, flowing over 200 kilometers from its source into the Adriatic sea. The people in Herzegovina are proud of their river. It is one of the most beautiful rivers in Western Balkans.

The spectacular canyon and gorges formed by the river with many small cascades, lakes and rapids are favorite area for white-water rafting.

Our guides are full of positive energy and experts in what they do and offer a professional and safe experience, even for complete beginners.

Neretva River Rafting is consistently a highlight of many trips to Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Western Balkans. This corner of Herzegovina is a real paradise for rafters.

ITINERARY

Starting point in Konjic

10:00 AM - Starting point in Konjic

Starting point for the Neretva-Rafting day-trip is in Konjic 10:00 AM. After nice breakfast in a local restaurant, the rafting organisers will provide you with all needed instructions for the rafting. Transport to the rafting starting point – Glavatičevo takes around 40 minutes. During the ride you will enjoy a mountain road and wild surroundings. We will also pass over the Boračko Lake. Arriving at the rafting location you will get the needed equipment. NOTE: There is an option for transfer from Sarajevo to Konjic and back. Transfer is on request (additional charge).

Rafting – start

11:30 AM - Rafting – start

We will start our rafting in the upper canyon of Neretva River where you can expect deep canyon walls, innumerable small cascades and rapids, endemic flora and fauna. This part of the Neretva River offers some of the most exciting whitewater river rafting in Europe. Our modernly equipped team is ready to guide complete beginners, as well as those more experienced. This is a trip doable by all. The water is very calm during late summer, and the trip provides many opportunities to enjoy the canyon and its unique blue/green colour of Neretva. The length of our rafting tour is 23km.

Rafting downstream

Early afternoon - Rafting downstream

Down the rafting route we will go through many river rapids and small waterfalls, pass by the mouth of the river Rakitnica and through the Grand Canyon of the River Neretva. In this part we will make a break on one of the beaches to relax in friendly talk, swimming and sun bathing. You will really enjoy the wild and pristine natural environment of the Neretva canyon with its colours, smells and sounds. After break we continue towards the most attractive waterfall on the Neretva River - Džajića buk. Our rafting tour ends on the mouth of the River Ljuta.

Return to Konjic

Afternoon - Return to Konjic

After changing into a warmer clothes we are driving back to Konjic where we will have a lunch. This whole-day rafting trip on the Neretva River is for sure something special and impossible to forget.

- NOTE for prolonging this one-day trip:

For those who are also interested in experiencing the old town Konjic on the Neretva River, we can organize a city tour with local private guide.

Departure days 2018: every day, on request

Price: 40 € per person

  • The excursion price is based on a minimum of six (6) participants.
  • Individual guests can join an existing group.
  • Definite departure will be confirmed to participants by e-mail.
  • Participants interested in a private trip may contact Inlandia for an individual offer.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Experienced rafting skippers certified by International Rafting Federation.
  • Meals: breakfast (1x) and lunch (1x).
  • Safety gear, wetsuit and helmet.
  • Insurance and costs for the organization and realization of travel.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE  /  Additional costs:

  • Transport from Sarajevo to rafting location and back.
  • Extra drinks at lunch.
  • Travel insurance (additional health insurance, insurance against accidents, damage or loss of luggage and travel cancellation insurance). For more information read „Inlandia Terms & Conditions“, or contact us at info@inlandia.com
  • All other expenses not covered by the programme.

You need to bring:

T-shirt, swimming costume, sneakers or sandals suitable for water, 1 liter of water, hat, sun block, towel, change of clothes, camera.

DO NOT FORGET!

  • Green Card (if traveling by your own car).
  • Your passport or Identity Card (depending on the country of origin).

 

  1. Neretva River with its natural beauty and unique ecological system.
  2. Historic city of Konjic situated on the banks of the Neretva River.
  3. Panorama view of glacier lake Boracko.
  1. The Neretva River is one of the most beautiful rivers in this part of Europe and one of the symbols of Herzegovina. It is 225 km long and for the most part flows through Bosnia-Herzegovina (203 km), and partly through Croatia (22 km). Situated between the major regional rivers (Drina river on the east, Una river on the west and the Sava river on the north) the Neretva basin contains the most significant source of drinking water.  Its source and headwaters gorge are situated deep in the Dinaric Alps at the base of the mountains Zelengora and Lebršnik, under the Gredelj saddle. The river source is at 1,227 meters above sea level. Together with its tributaries Neretva makes a special natural complex and unique ecological system in this part of the world. On its way to the Adriatic Sea, Neretva flows through some of the most beautiful places in Bosnia: Konjic, Jablanica, Mostar, Capljina, Pocitelj. Neretva River is known for its emerald-green colour, clean and in its upper course completely safe drinking water.
  2. Konjic is a town located in northern Herzegovina, around 50 kilometres southwest of Sarajevo. It lies on the Neretva River in a mountainous, heavily wooded area. The city is one of the oldest permanent settlements in Bosnia, dating back almost 4.000 years. The symbol of Konjic is Old Bridge built in 1682 over six slightly pointed stone arches. It is the best preserved Ottoman bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina which is proclaimed a National Monument. Another highlight of Konjic is a tour of an original nuclear fallout shelter - Tito's 611 square-metre atomic bunker built between 1953 and 1979 and dug 300 metres into a mountain. Known as ARK it was built secretly by the government in which President Tito, the Yugoslav Government and ruling elite would have been able to find shelter.
  3. The Boracko Lake is a glacier lake in Herzegovina located next to the town Konjic. It lies at the northeastern foot of the mountain Prenj, at an altitude of 397 m. The lake is 786m long, 402m wide and 17m deep. It receives water from Boračko streams and a number of nearby sources, which some of them are placed on the bottom of the lake. The short stream Sistica that flows out of the lake along a short gorge of 6 km and depth of 60 m crashes from 30 m hight as a waterfall into the Neretva River.

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