Water activity

Skadar Lake: Half-day Cruise Tour - the River of Crnojević

4.4 / 5

20 reviews

Skadar Lake: Half-day Cruise Tour - the River of Crnojević

From US$ 28.30 per person

Explore Skadar lake, especially the area of small fisherman's village the river of Crnojević along with the breathtaking fjord Pavlova strana.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Serbian, Croatian
Private group available


  • Cruise through the water lily carpets situated around the three islands
  • See the famous breathtaking fjord Pavlova Strana
  • Observe a diverse number of birds
  • Swim in fresh water of Skadar lake, with amazing sights all around
  • Visit the small fisherman's village - River of Crnojević
Full description
First, you will cruise towards the 18th Century fortress of Lesendro. You will see breathtaking scenery with birds, especially cormorants and seagulls, but if you are lucky enough you will get to see pelicans as well, they love drying their wings on top of her walls, with the beautiful mountain of Vranjina and light blue sky in the backgrounds. After cruising near the fortress of Lesendro you will proceed inside the small and narrow channels that are surrounded by, as we like to call them, carpets of water lily flowers and reeds. This area is often called the 'safari' part of the lake. In this area if you are lucky enough, you will have the chance to even see some nests and baby birds. The boat will then cruise around three beautiful islands - Small Cakovica, Big Cakovica, and Lipovnjak. The boat will than proceed inside the breathtaking fjord Pavlova Strana, which is considered to be the most beautiful place on Skadar lake. It will lead you to an old fisherman's village called the river of Crnojević. Over there you will have around an hour to explore the village.  On the way back the boat will stop at a place surrounded by open water and rough coast and you will have extra time provided for swimming, so be sure to bring your swimsuit.
  • Cruise
  • Refreshments (Bottled water, juices)
  • Local wine
  • Homemade doughnuts
  • Local guide
  • Safety equipment
  • Transport to and from Virpazar
  • Entrance to the National Park tickets (4 euros per adult)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Our info point is situated in the center of the village - Virpazar. Just search for "Kingfisher" or, if you have some troubles, just ask someone where it is located. Please, look for the people in blue shirts, who have company name and logo on their shirts.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The group tour starts at a fixed time. For the private tour, the tour operator will contact you to arrange the exact departure - the last possible departure is at 1:00PM
  • Please bring swimsuits and towels
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

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We missed our basic expedition because we arrived 5 minutes late due to road construction. (Be on time is very important). I am removing a star because we tried to reach the agency and notified Get Your Guide but nothing was done. However, once there, the representative offered us another boat tour which was very pleasant. The price was not the same, so to compensate, he offered us an hour of paddleboarding when nothing forced him to do so. I think he understood our disappointment and the compensation was very pleasant. We were amazed, it was very nice to see the animals, the carpets of water lilies. I personally did not try to jump in the lake or I saw snakes bathing there but we offer you the possibility. To do if you want to discover this must-see in the country.

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August 13, 2020

September 4, 2021

Fantastic tour in a wonderful place! Highly recommended! Also great snacks, wine and water included.

August 6, 2021

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