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Tara River Canyon

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Address: | Tara River, near Pljevlja, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Montenegro
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Description: It is the deepest canyon in Europe, and second deepest in the world after...
It is the deepest canyon in Europe, and second deepest in the world after the Grand Canyon of Colorado, USA. 78km long, and up to 1.300m deep, this "tear of Europe", as it is also called, is a great natural and tourist attraction not only in the area, but in the entire country.
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MAJESTIC and simply wonderful!

The Tara River Canyon is simply MAJESTIC! With water so crystal clear you can literally drink it while you raft it, this tour is magnificent. Unlike the Grand Canyon, the Tara... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Tara River Canyon is simply MAJESTIC! With water so crystal clear you can literally drink it while you raft it, this tour is magnificent. Unlike the Grand Canyon, the Tara River Canyon is lush, green, and quite refreshing. There is not a lot of wildlife to see along the river. In fact our group only saw a few birds... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We made a motorobike trip trough the canyon. The view of the bridge is breath-taking from both sides. The road in the canyon is in pretty good condition, even for motorbikes. The landscape is also beautiful - takes some discipline to pay attention to the driving:) HINT: don't make the same mistake what we done: in the morning hours ride... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

One of my favorite memories was of Tara. I went rafting with the group of internationals I was working with and I could relive this day many times over. The scenery was absolutely gorgeous as the waters were crystal clear. The river rafting guides had us stop at many points to explore where we found waterfalls and lush forests.Though the... More 

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Belgrade
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Tara canyon is natural beuty and for adventure lovers. If you want to go down and see the river, it is very hard to go up specially with kids. The famous bridge do not have any secure measures for children and it is dangerous to tak children over it. Stuff in restaurant this year was very very unpleasent and toilet... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great experience rafting down the river Tara. Water wasn't high in August so we just meandered along. Opportunity for swimming on the way

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

When we went on our trip to Dalmatia region we were looking for amazing places that are off-tourist track. Tara River was one of these places. The views are absolutely stunning and breathtaking! I would not recommend regular tourists driving by themselves through the mountain roads as it is a skill to have. One went move and you will be... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you're looking for a white knuckle rafting experience this isn't it, or at least at this time of year. Canyon and crystal clear waters were amazing, lunch local and really good, they even did fried eggs for the veggies. Health & Safety non existent, our raft guide spoke 5 words of English, "left, right, everybody, stop and crazy', also... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Tara River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world. Amazing scenery, nice roads, but bad drivers.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Wonderful, magical place! Great for rafting and hiking in the surrounding Durmitor Mountains. Go if you are a outdoor-lover!

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Lisboa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Nice to visite. A very nice bridge, that once was the highest in Europe, crossed it. If you want you can do slide from one side to other of the canyon

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