Discover Croatia’s wild side on this whitewater rafting adventure near Omis.
Working as a team to tackle grade I-II rapids in the heart of the Dalmatian countryside, this rafting adventure down the Cetina River is an action-packed experience for seasoned boaters and beginners alike. Learn how to dodge obstructions, ride waves and get wet up to your neck in the lesser-known Omis backyard.
This activity takes place on a 9 km stretch of the Cetina River near Omis. 30 minutes from central Split this grade I-II graded river runs through a series of rapids, waterfalls, caves and quiet parts of the river rich in flora and fauna – finishing in the town of Podašpilje.
Meet your lead guide at the activity base in Omis for this half-day whitewater rafting adventure down the Cetina River. Starting with a short safety briefing and kit check, you will learn a few basic commands and paddle techniques from your in-boat instructor – practising your technique and teamwork on a calm stretch of water. Once you are confident with the basics, you’ll head off to tackle a series of rapids and small slides that will increase with intensity as the Cetina picks up the pace. A white-knuckle ride where you’ll have to work together to navigate the bumps and bends, lean into the adventure as you race towards the finish line on this 3-hour descent, bouncing over big boulders and slaloming down narrow passes to reach the takeout area. You will also have time for swimming and cliff-jumping (up to 5 meters high). Your return transport will be waiting for you at the end, allowing you to dry off and enjoy some light refreshments before you return to Omis.
Suitable for total beginners and young children alike, this rafting excursion navigates a 9km section of the Cetina River with grade I-II rapids. III rapids are unlikely - only possible in spring when the water level might be higher. Operating from April to October, please consult the river grading system below.
Class II: Straightforward rapids with wide, clear channels
Class III: Rapids with moderate, irregular waves, strong eddies and powerful currents
Price for transfer from Split or Podstrana is 100 HRK per person, from Makarska 60 HRK per person and from Omis 50 HRK per person.