Canoe Safari on Vrljika RIver



Panoramic view over unique Blue and Red lakes in the region of southern Croatian town of Imotski will mark the start of your unforgettable canoe safari down the river Vrljika. In a three and a half hours adventure surrounded by clear water and pure nature you’ll be able to breath the genuine wildness of this protected part of the environment, rich of biological diversity and endemic species. However, it will still be appropriate for a safe trip for families with kids. Traditional dishes offered at the end of the trip will give you an opportunity to enjoy the finest food at the spring of the Vrljika river, inside the 250 years old mill.


Distance from start to finish: 8.000 meters
River temperature: Between 15°C and 17°C. It depends on the season.
White water grade: Grade 2 (the grading scale goes from 1 to 6)
Swimming: You can swim at a few of the stops during the trip.
Canoe safari equipment: Helmet, lifejacket and short or long neoprene suit.
Equipment & Staff: All equipment used is registered and certified at the EU. All customers must wear Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) and helmets at all times while on the river. All of our professional guides are registered at Croatian mountain rescue service. Staff members speak Croatian and English.
Fitness Level: A minimum level of fitness is required.
Previous experience: Not necessary.
Age: Minimum age is 8 years.
What to Bring: Swimming suit, towel, water, sunscreen, dry clothes to change after the tour.
Food and drinks: Traditional meal (meat under the baking lid) is included.
Special Conditions: The operator has the right to cancel tours, without notice at their discretion depending on the weather or river conditions. All safety instructions from Adventure Dalmatia’s staff must be adhered to.
Number of people per day: Minimum of 4 and a Maximum of 50.
Availability: Every day from 1st of May to the end of November. This trip runs if there are 4 or more people. E-mail us regarding dates and tell us the number of people in your group. We will inform you about the dates available.
Starts from: Split city
Canoeing tour/departure times: Between 10 AM and 11 AM (or as agreed for each group).
Duration of the tour: 3h
Duration of the transfer: 1h 15min – one-way (50 km from Split), 1h – one-way (25 km from Makarska).
Activity price: 50,00€ per person
The price includes: Equipment, insurance, lunch and guide assistance.
Price of transfer: 20,00€ per person – both directions included.
Organized transfers: Every day from Split and Makarska city centers.
Payment: Cash or bank payment

Meeting point - SPLIT

N 44.568856; E 16.123323 


Meeting point in SPLIT - 43°30'26.99 N 16°26'23.13 E

Meeting point - ZADVARJE village

Meeting point in ZADVARJE village - 43°25'59.7"N  16°53'33.8"E

By car from Split or Trogir: Exit Split and go north towards highway A1 – DUGOPOLJE entrance. Enter the highway and drive approx. 40km in the direction of MAKARSKA. Exit at SESTANOVAC and drive 2km south to the ZADVARJE village. Meet us at Split Adventure meeting point at INA gas station.

By car from Makarska:  Exit Makarska and go north. Drive for 17km and when you come to the crossroad Dubci you will see on your right a yellow sign for Imotski/Zadvarje. Turn right and drive 8km to Zadvarje. Meet us at Split Adventure meeting point at INA gas station. 50km east of Split & 25km west from Makarska.

At Split Adventure meeting point, INA gas station in the village. Zadvarje has one main street called Hrvatskih branitelja, the gas station is on it.

Pick up time in SPLIT:
At RIVA in front of the entrance to the substructure of the Diocletian's palace.
01.03. – 25.08. at 09 AM
26.08. – 01.03. at 10 AM

Pick up time in MAKARSKA:
At INA gas station – north exit
01.03. – 25.08. at 09.30 AM
26.08. – 01.03. at 10.30 AM

Other departure time and places upon agreement and availability.