Cruise with us along the river Zrmanja from Ribnica and enjoy the sightseeing of the imposing canyon as well as the place where the legendary film Winnetou was shot. Discover Novigrad, a picturesque small town and drink coffee with a beautiful view. And finally, lunch is waiting for you at the restaurant.
Ribnica is a small village in hinterland of Zadar at the coastline of the Karin sea.
Karinsko more, the sea bay, which is connected to the Novigrad Sea by a narrow canal, is an unavoidable attraction. The White River and the Karišnica River flow into the Karin Sea, and as a result of mixing fresh and sea water, healing mud is formed. The popularity of this area dates back to the distant past, it was inhabited since ancient times, in this area also the Roman city of Corinium, today’s Karin, was founded. Today, a very successful tourism has developed in this area with a lot of diverse content.
Zrmanja is one of our most beautiful rivers, it is also known for its impressive canyon that stretches from Obrovac through the estuary of the river to the Novigrad Sea. This canyon is protected as a significant landscape and stands out for its high cliffs that rise above the river. Zrmanja is a very popular destination, besides its beauty there was also shot a film by the famous creator of Winnetou.
Novigrad is a historic Dalmatian town, located on the coastline of the Novigrad Sea. It was formed on the remains of a 13th century fortress on top of a hill. The fortress Fortica or Castrum novum is located on the hill, hence the name Novigrad. Not far from the area of Novigrad Bay are popular tourist destinations: Velebit Nature Park and Kornati National Park, Krka and Paklenica.
DURATION: 6:30 hours
A boat trip along the Zrmanja from Ribnica starts at 9:00 am, from the pier, near the main beach Pisak. Boat ride to the estuary of the Zrmanja takes about half an hour, during the ride to the destination you will pass through the Karin Sea Canal and Novigrad Sea. After reaching the river, you will have a beautiful view of the 200 meter high canyon that surrounds us. While sailing on the river, you will see the location where the film Winnetou was shot and the fortress “Pržunac” about wihich the guide will tell you more during the trip. After a short ride, you will come to the island where you will have a break and you will be able to refresh yourself in the sea. Then around 11:10 you arrive in Novigrad, where you will have free time to look around and drink coffee. On the way back you will have two more swimming breaks, and at 13:30 we will stop by the Kalada restaurant where you will be served lunch. Next is the ride to Ribnica where our trip ends.
44,00 Eur per person (331.52 HRK)
For children 6 to 12 years 30,00 Eur (226.04 HRK), free for children up to 5 years
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Ticket for Velebit Nature Park
- Guide (skipper)
- Lunch (fish, meat or pizza)
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Personal consumption
WHAT TO BRING: towel, swimsuit, sunscreen, beverages, snacks, optional: hat, camera, snorkeling equipment
NOTE: the minimum number of participants is 4, and maximum number of participants per group is 12, the program may change depending on weather conditions