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The best boat tours in Serbia

May 26, 2022

Check the best sightseeing boat tours in Serbia

In the summer months, the boat tours are always enjoyable. The fact that Serbia has no sea does not mean that you have to be deprived of cruising on a small boat on one of the many Serbian rivers and lakes. The boat rides in Serbia can be a memorable travel experience.

This post is only about few-hours long boat rides. We excluded the Danube multi-day cruisings in big ships.

We will recommend to you the best boat tours & short cruising trips in Serbia.
If you do not want to travel far away from Belgrade, you can choose the best cruises on the Sava and Danube. But for some very attractive boat rides, you will have to travel a little further to places such as Uvac, Tara, and Djerdap. In any case, from landing at the airport in Belgrade to all your other trips around Serbia, Serbia Transfers is at your service.

 

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1. Cruising in Belgrade on Sava and Danube River

The view of Belgrade is completely different from the river. the Serbian capital has the honor of being located at the confluence of two large rivers - the Sava and the Danube. Most of the boat cruise service providers in Belgrade include a boat ride with sightseeing of Belgrade Waterfront, Big War Island, Ada Bridge, Zemun and Gardoš. And of course, every bout tour on Sava and Danube in Belgrade includes a view of Belgrade's old town and the Kalemegdan Fortress. Usually, most boat tours start from Belgrade Port and Zemun. Keep in mind that if you are located in Belgrade city center, Port of Belgrade is much closer.   Don't forget to book an airport transfer in Belgrade on time!   Top-rated boat tours providers in Belgrade:

 

2. Uvac Canyon Cruising

Many tourists are willing to go on 3-hour drive from Belgrade to the Uvac River Canyon, and with good reason. Uvac is one of Serbia's landmarks. Due to the inaccessible terrain of the Uvac canyon, the best way to see the lake Uvac and the canyon is to cruise in a small boat. All cruising tours start from the dam at the lake.

Most Uvac boat rides are about 4-5 hours long cruisings with sightseeing stops. Hiking to the best viewpoints of Uvac Canyon and visiting the ice cave are included in all boat tours at Uvac lake.

Always bring your jacket. The cave is cold even in summer. And keep in mind that hiking to viewpoints requires a good physical condition.

Recommended cruise boats at Uvac Lake:

 

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3. Djerdap Gorge and the Iron Gate boat cruise

The Danube is the second largest river in Europe. Serbia and Romania have the honor to share the most beautiful part of the Danube River - the Djerdap Gorge. Djerdap National Park is certainly a great destination for your private day trip from Belgrade, and a boat cruise on the Danube through the Djerdap Gorge is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Eastern Serbia.

On most boat rides lasting about 2-3 hours, you can see the Great Kazan, the Little Kazan, the Tabula Traiana, and the Decibel Statue. Some longer tours include a visit to Lepenski Vir, a cruise through the Iron Gate of Djerdap, and a visit to the Golubac Fortress. The starting points for cruises on Djerdap are Tekija, Donji Milanovac, Golubac, and Kladovo.

 

Recommended Djerdap & Iron Gate boats rides:

 

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4. Boat rides around Golubac Fortress

Golubac Fortress is one of the most interesting places you should visit while you are in Serbia. It is located just 2 hours from Belgrade and is one of the most popular tourist attractions. If you decide to visit the Golubac fortress, you can also use the opportunity to go for a boat ride around the fortress. The cruise on Golubac lasts only about 30 minutes and will give you a completely different perspective on this beautiful medieval castle at the entrance to the Iron Gate and the Djerdap Gorge.

 

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5. Lake Perucac and Drina Gorge cruising, Tara National Park

Western Serbia, including the Tara National Park, is probably the most beautiful part of Serbia. The beautiful nature is definitely worth traveling from Belgrade to Tara for over 3 hours.

One of the pearls of Tara is Lake Perućac, created by building a hydroelectric power plant on the Drina River. The boat ride through the beautiful canyon between Serbia and Bosnia takes several hours and starts and ends near Perućac near the dam not far from Bajina Basta.

The boat cruise to Visegrad in Bosnia, where he visits this lovely town as well as Andrićgrad. If you go on a boat ride on Perucac, check the requirements for entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

The best cruise lines in Perucac, Tara:

 

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How to get to these places? - the easiest way to get to any of these locations

If you wish a comfortable trip with a chauffeur-driven car all you need to do is contact us and tell us which place you are interested in, your desired travel route for sightseeing besides cruising. We will offer a price for transportation which includes stopping at the sites you choose, waiting, and driving back to Belgrade.

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