Canyoning on Cetina River
- Canyon Cetina - Thousands of years Cetina River has been flowing persistently through the canyon, creating magical shapes in its bed. Crystal clear and pleasant for swimming, Cetina River today represents the genuine experience of the intact nature with its 180 meters high cliffs, wild rapids, basins, lakes and subterranean tunnels.
- Gubavica waterfalls - 50 meters high waterfall.
If you are looking for a relaxing excursion, full of fun and adventure, Canyoning is the perfect choice for you. Canyoning on Cetina is one of the best and most beautiful adventures you can take in Croatia and beyond!
The spring of river Cetina is situated in Dalmatian countryside near the village Vrlika. Cetina is 104 km long river that enters the sea in the city of Omiš 25 km south of Split. The best part of our Canyoning adventure is on the middle part of the river just near the village Zadvarje where you are getting ready for the truly exciting adventure along the Cetina River canyon. On this part river Cetina through the thousands of years made the deepest canyon in its bed and most suitable for Canyoning adventure. After instructions, our guides provide you life-jacket, a helmet, a long neoprene pants and jacket. Our tour guide will help you to get familiar with the route and rules of the excursion to ensure the safety of all participants.
Walking through the river and rapids, passing through the underground tunnels, swimming in natural river basins, lazing of waterfalls and lakes - all this is Canyoning experience on Cetina! Cetina River flows for thousands of years and has therefore created mystical forms in its canyon. The crystal clear water and river suitable for swimming offers a real experience of untouched nature, with its cliffs up to 180 meters, waterfalls, lakes, underground tunnels and a 60-meter high Gubavica waterfall and the climb to the “step” behind the “water curtains” will be an experience worth remembering. The sound of the river becomes louder as you descend into the canyon. Ten minutes later, you will find yourself inside the canyon of Cetina.
Previous experience is not necessary and children from age 8 can participate. A minimum level of physical fitness is required. Distance from start to finish is 2 300 meters. The temperature of the river ranges between 15 ° C and 20 ° C, depending on the season. All the equipment we use is registered and certified in the EU. All guests must wear a life jacket and helmet during the entire trip.
All guides are registered at Croatian mountain rescue service. Our tour leaders are IRF (International rafting federation) certified. Staff members speak Croatian and English.
Distance from start to finish: 2.300 meters
Altitude distance from start (in the canyon) to finish: 73 meters
River temperature: Between 15°C and 19°C. It depends on the season.
Water diving: You can dive in the water only in places that are allowed by the guide. Usually, there are four dives, but they are not obligatory and can be bypassed.
Abseiling: Cetina Canyoning trip does not include rope lowering and using alpine equipment. Rope lowering is a part of the extreme canyoning trip.
Canyoning equipment: Helmet, life-jacket, special canyoning suit with extra knee and shin protectors.
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 in the river. All of our professional guides are registered at Croatian mountain rescue service. Staff members speak Croatian and English.
Fitness Level: Minimum level of fitness is required.
Previous experience: Not necessary. Swimming skills necessary.
Age: Minimum age is 8 years.
What to Bring: Footwear such as joggers (to wear in the river), a swimming suit, normal socks, a towel and clothes to change afterwards. You can take your own footwear or rent the best shoes for canyoning – Five Ten Canyoneer 3. The number of our sneakers and Canyoneer 3 shoes is limited in quantity and size and price is 40.00HRK (5.30€) per person.
Food and drinks: You can find two small shops in Zadvarje and two restaurants with domestic food and coffee. You can have whole lunch for 8 to 14 euros.
Onsite Facilities: Toilets are available at the beginning and at the end of the trip. There are no toilet facilities available during the canyoning trip. Customers are advised to use the toilet facilities at their accommodation.
What to Bring
- Comfortable shoes