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Vrbas River White Water Rafting Adventure – Full Day Tour from Banja Luka

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2-4 Hours
Availability : Every Day
Min Age : 6
Max People : 8 persons
Tour Overview

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.


What's Included

  • English speaking, Vrbas river experienced rafting skipper.
  • Welcome drinks and locally prepared lunch.
  • Full rafting gear (neoprene suit, rafting boots, helmet, life jacket, paddle).
  • Insurance.
  • Free of charge pickups in Banja Luka.
  • All tour transfers are provided by Funky Tours.
  • No hidden costs. VAT 17% included in the price.
  • Cancellation Flexibility. Cancel 24hrs before departure or change dates.
  • Tour is available from May to October.
  • Pay safely online with a credit card. We accept payments for all types of credit cards.
  • Tips are not included in the tour costs. If you receive excellent service, please consider tipping.
  • All tours are shared, unless specifically booked as private.

Departure Times & Starting Points

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.

Meet & Greet

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.

Vrbas White Water Rafting

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).

Vrbas river canyon - Bosnia and Herzegovina

>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 near Banja Luka

>White water rafting on Vrbas river

Lunch Time

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 at Divlja Rijeka rafting camp

>Food prepared under the “sač” (traditional way of preparing food in the Balkans)

Afternoon Return

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.

What to Bring

What Do I Need to Bring?

  • Swimming gear to dress under the neoprene suit
  • Towel
  • Spare clothes to change at the end of the rafting

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is Vrbas rafting safe for me?
    The Vrbas River offers various rafting options, and rafting can be adapted to everyone. And for those who want a top-notch adrenaline rush, and for those who want an easy adventure. Your safety is our top priority. Funky Tours Vrbas rafting partners are licensed and experienced rafting skippers.
  2. How can I pay for the rafting?
    You can pay online with Credit Card.
  3. In the lunch included in the price?
    Yes, the lunch is included in the price of rafting.
  4. Is the rafting gear included in the price of rafting?
    Yes, the full rafting gear is included in the price of rafting. Gear includes: neoprene suit, rafting boots, helmet, life jacket, paddle.
  5. Are there any physical limitations for rafting?
    We take rafting people of different size, shape and physical ability. Please inform us about any medical condition, food allergy or physical disability, so that we could make your rafting adventure as pleasant as possible.
  6. How many people go in a raft?
    Our boats usually fit 4-6 people. If you are fewer then 4, there is a chance you will be put on a raft with other guests.
  7. Do we need to fill the liability waiver?
    Yes. Everyone doing a rafting must fill the liability waiver.
  8. Is alcohol permitted?
    No, alcohol is not permitted during the rafting.
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