There is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is synonymous with rafting, kayaking and canoeing adventures. There is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina which is one of the few in the world where night rafting can be done. There is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina where the degree of rafting difficulty and attractiveness varies from 1 to 4, and which on some routes offers a perfect adrenaline rush, and yet on other routes offers a light delight for people who are more family style and easygoing.
That river is called Vrbas.
It is located in the north-western Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is one among 4 major rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina ideal for stunning rafting adventure. Funky Tours is dedicated to bringing you the best rafting adventure.
Departure Times Standard departure time from Banja Luka is 10 AM. If needed tour can be adjusted to guests schedule.
Pickup Locations We shall pick you up at your desired location in Banja Luka at 10 AM.
Activity Note: Rafting on the river Vrbas offers three length options. The first and shortest of 9 km in length (1.30 to 2 hours of rafting), the second or the medium of 15 km in length (2.30 to 3 hours of rafting), and the third or longest of 21 km in length (3.30 to 4 hours of rafting).
Standard water temperature in summer is usually 17°C, and air temperature is normally around 30°C making Vrbas an ideal place for great white water rafting.
In Banja Luka we are picking you up in the morning at 10 AM and we are ready to be transferred to our starting point. After the safety briefing, we are picking up the gear, and after a short transfer to our starting rafting point, we are ready to go.
Depending on the length of the rafting you opted for, our starting point of the rafting will be just under the Bočac dam.
General length of the rafting adventure at Vrbas river is 31 km, from the Bočac dam to Banja Luka, passing through two canyons: Canyon Tijesno (5km) and Canyon Podmilačje (8km).
>Beautiful canyon of Vrbas river
During the rafting, Vrbas river offers unlimited potential of swimming, jumping from various heights, or just chill relaxing enjoyment of the beautiful Vrbars river. During the Vrbas rafting we shall have tons of opportunities for great photos, which you will get at the end of the rafting.
Our ultimate priority is the safety of our guests, so Funky Tours uses only licensed rafting agencies with licensed and experienced rafting skippers as partners. We will never compromise the safety of our guests, but we will always strive to provide you with maximum comfort and fun.
>White water rafting on Vrbas river
After a top-notch rafting adventure, showering, and changing clothes, it’s time for lunch.
Lunch offers local cuisine specialties such as veal soup, baked potatoes, grilled meat mix, fresh salad, homemade bread, sweet pancakes, with the option of choosing vegetarian food as well.
Rijeka gets the best out of us, which means that lunch is an indispensable part of a rafting adventure.
>Food prepared under the “sač” (traditional way of preparing food in the Balkans)
At the very end of the day, after an unforgettable rafting adventure on the river Vrbas, it is time to return. Transfer to the desired location in the city of Banja Luka is included in the price of rafting.
If you prefer to be dropped elsewhere in Bosnia and Herzegovina, please let us know in advance.
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