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  • Jacek T
    Milicz, Poland77 contributions
    Must see this beautiful place !
    A great place to see, in this area a series of movies about Winnetou has been filmed. I recommend to leave the car next to asphalt road, and take a walk to the view point, it is just few minutes walk, but it is not worth to risk car damage driving this short distance. Really recommend !
    Written August 22, 2021
  • Sharad N
    Mumbai, India424 contributions
    An interesting half day trip from Zadar
    A visit to the Zrmanja canyon was not on our to do list for Zadar. It was only a couple of weeks before our trip to Croatia, that we were introduced to this beautiful destination on a travel show. We had our car and hence had no trouble planning a visit to the canyon. We did in two ways. The first was to see the canyon from above and the next was a boat ride on the Zrmanya river. Each one gives you a different perspective and I would strongly recommend both. To reach the viewpoint / lookout called “Pariževićeva Glavica”, type “Pueblo VinetuPariževačpuebloka“ on google maps and it takes under 45 min to drive from Zadar. Do not worry If you do not have access to google maps. Take the road from Jasenice to Obrovac (which is the starting point of all the boat tours across Zrmanja river). As you drive towards Obrovac, you will see telephone poles on the right side of the road. These poles are numbered. Take the dirt road between the poles 86 and 87. After about 1 km you will reach the lookout where several scenes from Karl May's "Winnetou" was filmed. After visiting the canyon from above, drive to Obrovac (less than 15 min drive). We had pre-booked a boat tour with Riva Rafting Centar. Since they got a booking for a group of 35 people for the same time slot, we were lucky to given a private 2 hour tour. The tour takes your all the way till the where there meets the sea. Having seen the canyon from above, the boat tour offered a completely different experience. On a side note, we did not find any restaurant in Obrovac centre. The best option for lunch is Restaurant Duje Ribnica 70, Obrovac 23450 (about 10 kms from Obrovac centre)
    Traveled with family
    Written June 22, 2016
  • AjmoCa
    Zadar, Croatia17 contributions
    A perfect day in fantastic nature
    For the first time in my life I went canoeing and I was really excited. The Zrmanja River in the Dalmatian hinterland doesn't run that much water, so it's no wild water rafting. But it runs through a fantastic nature - rocky and lush with the smell of different herbs in the air, the water being crystal clear and fresh. Wow, I couldn't believe my eyes, it is so beautiful!!! The canoe trip was led by Frane, owner of the Flash Tours agency from Novigrad, who is a total outdoorsman and knows the river very well. We had canoes for two persons and had to paddle ourselves, but that wasn't hard and a lot of fun. We made stops many times to go for a swim or jump off the waterfalls. After the tour, Frane prepared a grill picnic at his camp by the river, yummy! It was an awesome trip, I'd recommend it to anyone always!
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 5, 2011
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Randy J. Edwards
Kirby, TX67 contributions
May 2014 • Couples
Tibor was an amazing guide. My husband and I expected a beginners canoe ride down a beautiful river. Instead we got an adrenalin rushing, class 3, white water rapid ride. As if that wasn't enough we're invited to dive off a bridge at the finish line. My husband, the daredevil, indulged while I recorded the amazing finale. Our lunch of a traditional Dalmatia meal was the piece de resistance. Making for an unforgettable trip. All in all a must do for you active outdoor loving folks.
Written May 13, 2014
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KCF853
Sardinia, Italy21 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
We followed one of the reviewers suggestion and went to Bilisane, a small village with some restaurants and beutifull waterfalls. The waters of the Zrmanja river are cristal clear and you can do lots of activities like swiming, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. This is an undiscovered part of Croatia, so not many tourist around and you can trully enjoy the nature and the inland life.
Written September 9, 2018
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Moe C
Tullamore, Ireland14 contributions
Apr 2018 • Couples
Absolutely loved this trip. You see a part of the world only accessible by the river that is stunning.
The guides though really make it. They make you feel like part of their family. Tim in particular is amazing at what he does.
Written April 20, 2018
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dino328gtb
Boynton Beach, FL852 contributions
Oct 2015
Don't let the terrible rocky road dissuade you from seeing this beautiful vista above the canyon and river below. I parked my car and walked the 0.5 km access road and was rewarded by the view. Difficult to find without the help of locals.
Written January 7, 2016
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jelena g
Zagreb, Croatia1 contribution
Jul 2013 • Friends
green,refreshing, OMG....
Its easy to find,its close to Zadar and Obrovac,and when you there near by is Karin mud (hurb). Wather is so clean and cold.You can rent a canoe or go rafting.
Its not very known so its ideal for getaway.
Come !!!
Written March 11, 2014
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Ivan B
Split, Croatia19 contributions
Sep 2012 • Family
On Zrmanja I was with my son and friends and his son. It was a gift for my son's 5. birthday . Guidance was Frane who is also the owner of Flash touring agencies through which we came to canoeing. http://www.f-zrmanja.com/
Frane proved to be very experienced and patient guidance. At any moment, I knew that my son is safe!
This was a wonderful experience that everyone must try.
Especially if you are bored of everyday noise and stress.
Written September 19, 2012
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SuzieCluskey
Liverpool, UK161 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
We came across this lovely little area near restaurant Slapovi. There is parking which is 20 kuna for the day and you can hire deck chairs for 10 kuna and sunbed/deckchair areas for 40-60 kuna. There are also lots of areas for you to just put your towel down. The water is crystal clear although it's cold. We found it a light relief because it was so hot. You can swim right upto the waterfalls aswell which we loved.
Written August 18, 2019
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Tomo T
2 contributions
Jun 2019 • Family
I love this kind of tourism but in other countryes like Africa and Indonesia You can see more for less money.
Also in South America(Uruguay) you can see bigger and longer river for less money.
Written June 12, 2019
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Anamaria L
Zadar, Croatia3 contributions
Jun 2014 • Friends
Bathing under the waterfall is a must do :) The little bar is really charming and the grocery shop is a van going from to villages, very odd... to me at least.
Written July 1, 2014
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petar f
Istanbul, Türkiye2 contributions
Jul 2012 • Family
Within the boundaries of "Velebit Nature Park" there are rivers and lakes that are before declaring a protected area were traditional fishing waters. Public institution "Nature Park" continues with the organization of recreational fishing
Written October 3, 2012
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