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Cetina River: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cetina River: Rafting & Cliff Jumping Tour

1. Cetina River: Rafting & Cliff Jumping Tour

Embark on an action-packed day trip to the Cetina River. Tackle the rapids along a 9-kilometer rafting route. Enjoy cliff jumping and relax on a small beach with a drink. Choose to get picked up from a pickup point by selecting the option with transfers or meet your guide at the picnic area in Luka where you can park your vehicle. From there, go with a van or minibus to the start point of the rafting trip. At the start, get to know your river guide as they help you choose the appropriate equipment. Your guide will remain with you in the boat for the whole journey. After a short safety talk, embark on your 3-hour rafting along the 9-kilometer route of one of the most beautiful Croatian rivers. See rapids, waterfalls, caves and quiet parts of the river which are rich in flora and fauna. Along the way, take the opportunity to participate in other optional activities like swimming or rock jumping. The cliffs are up to 5 meters high and the river is 6 meters deep at the jumping spot. Finish your tour at a small beach where you can change clothes and have a drink. The parking area where you left your vehicle is just nearby.

Split: Cetina River Rafting with Cliff Jumping Tour

2. Split: Cetina River Rafting with Cliff Jumping Tour

Get back to nature and enjoy stunning views of the lovely landscapes of Dalmatia on a rafting adventure down the Cetina River. Stop to swim and jump off rocks along the way. Look for wild animals and plant life and cool down under a waterfall as you explore.  Find several small lakes fed by tiny waterfalls containing crystal clear drinking water. Get an adrenaline rush as you paddle your way through the exciting rapids for 5 kilometers. Stop at the Tisne Stine canyon for another swim and optional rock jump from 4 to 5 meters high. Explore the uniquely beautiful subterranean world in a cave hidden behind a waterfall. Swim in the unbelievably clear spring water and marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites.

From Split or Omiš: Cetina River Rafting Trip

3. From Split or Omiš: Cetina River Rafting Trip

Spend some time on the Cetina River in southern Croatia with a river rafting adventure. Travel a length of 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) that descends 154 feet (47 meters) along the way, and enjoy the surroundings of the most water-rich river in Dalmatia. Start the adventure with a convenient pickup from your accommodation and be driven to the river. After a safety briefing, gear up in the necessary equipment, including swimming vests, helmets, paddles, and neoprene suits. Then, head out onto the water. On the first section of your trip, cover a distance of 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) in level 2 rapids. Navigate through level 3 rapids on the remainder of the trip. This transition makes the trip safe for anyone age 5 or older, so long as minors are accompanied by their parents or guardians. At the end of the tour, be transferred back to your hotel.

From Split: Canyoning on the Cetina River

4. From Split: Canyoning on the Cetina River

Depart Split and journey to a beautiful canyon along the Cetina River to take part in an exciting adventure amongst the rocks and waterfalls. Collect all the provided essential equipment on arrival, including Neoprene pants, helmet and life vest. Encounter breathtaking waterfalls and subterranean tunnels, along with the cascades of the 50-meter high Gubavica waterfall. Marvel as the sound of the river becomes louder as you descend into the canyon and find yourself in the middle of unspoiled nature. Walk through the river and its rapids using different techniques. Stop for refreshing swims in natural pools and get the chance to dive into the deep water off rocks, if you dare.

Cetina River Canyoning from Split or Zadvarje

5. Cetina River Canyoning from Split or Zadvarje

Depart Split and journey by shuttle bus to the village of Zadvarje on the Cetina River to take part in an exciting canyoning adventure amongst the rocks and waterfalls of a 200-meter deep canyon. Meet your licensed guides on arrival and collect all the necessary equipment to help you navigate the canyon in safety. Listen to the safety instructions, and then take a short drive to the starting point to make your way through the crystal clear waters of the river using different techniques. Swim through natural pools, hike from rock to rock and rappel down the exciting rapids. Get an adrenaline rush as you encounter subterranean tunnels on the way to the mighty cascades of Gubavica waterfall. Catch your breath and find yourself in the middle of unspoiled nature before the hike back. Arrive at an easily accessible rock mouth, where your driver will be waiting to take you back to Split.

Half-Day Cetina River Rafting

6. Half-Day Cetina River Rafting

Rafting on the Cetina River is the most popular and most attended adventurous trip in Dalmatia. Rafting in the protected area of the river canyon attracts many tourists every summer. The quiet parts of the river and the second and third grade rapids make for an exciting three-hour experience combining both adventure and relaxation in the amazing Cetina river canyon. The journey through the crystal-green waters of the Cetina usually ends with a barbecue lunch on the banks of the river. You can find two small shops in the Zadvarje village and two restaurants with local food and coffee.

From Split or Zadvarje: Extreme Canyoning on Cetina River

7. From Split or Zadvarje: Extreme Canyoning on Cetina River

Get an amazing adrenaline rush on an extreme canyoning activity on the Cetina River. Clamber from rock to rock using different techniques, including sliding down rapids and walking through tunnels. Take the organized shuttle bus from Split to Zadvarje to reach the starting point. Gear up with the provided equipment, including neoprene wetsuit, life vest and helmet. Listen to the safety instructions after a short drive to the start point of your extreme adventure. Hike down the trail to reach the bottom of the canyon, and marvel at the rock formations and crystal-clear pools along the way. Make your way along the river by swimming through pools and hiking from rock to rock. Slide down small rapids to reach the tunnels that will take you to the Velika Gubavica waterfall – the highest waterfall on the Cetina River. Cool down with a swim and jump off cliffs during a short break. Then, continue your canyoning adventure to reach your driver who will take you back to Split.

From Split: Cetina River Zipline Experience

8. From Split: Cetina River Zipline Experience

Zip-line is an adrenaline entertainment in which guests descend through the canyon down the steel wire rope, secured with a belt. The adventure also includes training and a short walk in nature. During the walk, you can enjoy the beautiful, almost untouched nature and stunning views of the Cetina River canyon. Zip-line is located 3 kilometers (about 1.8 miles) from Omiš, in the canyon of the Cetina River and consists of eight wires with a total length of 2,100 meters. The longest wire is 700 meters long and it is situated 150 meters above the ground. Depending on the size of the group, zip-line gives you up to three hours of unforgettable fun and beautiful nature. This full-day Zip-line extravaganza is a great way to see another side of Croatia. Get a sense of what you’re about to experience from the guide during the brief drive to the Cetina River. Upon arrival get outfitted with equipment, learn safety procedures together with proper zip-lining technique. Before the big zip-line, head to the training center and practice on an 82-foot (25-meter) line. Once on the cliffs above the Cetina River, let the Croatian countryside dazzle you with its verdant and dramatic nature. Once on the line, you’ll be able to zip from platform to platform, treetop to treetop, each stop taking your time to rest, chat and/or enjoy the view. The line itself is 492 feet (about 150 meters) and you’re certain to feel like a Croatian superhero whizzing through the air above the beautiful Cetina River. Once you reach the other side, follow a mountain trail and then get in the air-conditioned vehicle for the relaxing journey back to Split. Itinerary: - Departure from Split according to the plan - scenic drive to Omiš 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM - Tour introduction (in Omiš) 10:20 AM – 10:30 AM - Short drive to the starting point of the tour 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM - Getting to the training area, suiting up in the gear Instructors will show you how to break and behave on the wires. 10:50 AM – 13:50 PM - Going down the wires 13:50 PM – 14:10 PM - Short walk toward the finishing point 14:10 PM – 15:10 PM - Return drive to Split

From Omiš: Half-Day Cetina River Rafting Tour

9. From Omiš: Half-Day Cetina River Rafting Tour

On this half-day tour you will experience rafting on the beautiful Cetina River. The rapids of Cetina River are relatively easy and the scenery is breathtaking, including waterfalls, caves, deep canyons, and jungle-like vegetation along the clear and green river. The warm Mediterranean climate meets a mountain canyon and river – creating the ideal fairy tale setting. This half-day rafting trip ends in Radmanove Mlinice, an open-air restaurant situated around a beautiful old water mill. Here you can relax or enjoy a traditional Croatian meal after the rafting experience. No previous rafting experience is required for this tour, and even children over the age of 6 can participate accompanied by an adult. You will use professional rafting boats for a maximum of 8 persons, with one trained guide in each boat. You will be provided with a helmet, life jacket, a paddle, and one waterproof container per boat for personal items.

Split: Quad Bike Family Tour with Picnic Lunch

10. Split: Quad Bike Family Tour with Picnic Lunch

Drive through hidden paths and trails, river canyons, and fields with several stops at stunning locations with the latest fleet of 12 premium 400 cc CF Moto ATVs. Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by guides with years of experience who will give you a safety briefing and instructions you know for a safe experience.  Start your journey and enjoy the beautiful landscape and the crystal clear Cetina River, the cleanest and longest river in the area. Choose the family tour tailored to all ages, especially for beginners that have no previous experience with ATV Quad vehicles. Take a swim in the Cetina River after a 2.5-hour driving adventure through the endless fields along the Cetina border. Finish the experience with a homemade meal prepared with local groceries. Sit alongside the calm part of the Cetina River with an amazing view to conclude your day.

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What people are saying about Cetina River

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,726 reviews

Good organization with a very helpful staff. The tour itself was also enjoyable with children too. The cliff jumping and cave swimming are not to be missed :)

Fantastic experience, the guide was very nice and also knew how to speak Italian. I recommend it to all those who want to go rafting even for the first time.

Great trip along the river with the really nice boat leader Ivan. A successful day with the family. Thank you Ivan.

Was a really nice experience! Compliments to the supervisor

Wonderful river tour, beautiful scenery! Excellent guide!