Kupa river cruise in traditional boat
The welcoming and friendly local staff will be happy to share with you the story of how this boat has been built and has revived this rural area. Admire the gentle waters of the Kupa, the heart and soul of Central Croatia. The Kupa River cruise delivers you to culture-rich banks, from scenic forests to beautiful monasteries and ancient sunken boats that have inspired many passengers for centuries.
This cruise unveils Croatia's rich and dramatic history. Enjoy the cruise while becoming a part of an untouched nature sailing in a unique traditional boat Žitna lađa and sail into the past as a river sailor from the 18th Century. Nurse a glass of wine from nearby vineyards and enjoy the delights from local farms while gazing at the open horizon of the beautiful green Kupa riverbed. Discover a its secrets as the expert interpreters take you from ancient times and the Ottoman invasions to the Golda en period of Karlovac and beyond.
The journey is followed by a rare white-tailed eagle with a wingspan of 1,8 meters being your common fearless guest, but also a beautiful blue kingfisher Golda and other birds, beavers, or otters. Pass by the remains of the railway bridge ruined in the Homeland war, old fortresses from the past, and St. Paul's Monastery in the vicinity of a sunken Roman boat sleeping in the riverbed. You can try to navigate the boat with the assistance of the captain.
When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
- Tour guide
- Welcome drink
- Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)