- ABOUT THE SPOT
Canyoning in Tara River Canyon, Durmitor National Park, Montenegro
The Tara river is located between Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It emerges from the confluence of the Opasnica and Verusa Rivers in the Komovi mountain, part of Montenegro’s Dinaric Alps. Its length is totally 144 km/90 mi, of which 104 km/65 mi are in Montenegro, while the final 40 km/25 mi are in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Tara River also forms the border between the two countries in variety of places.
It’s worth noting that it cuts Tara River Gorge, the longest canyon in Montenegro and Europe and second longest in the world after Grand Canyon, at 82 km/50 mi in length and 1300 m/4265 ft at its deepest. The canyon is protected as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a part of Durmitor National Park.
A range of wonderful trees and gorges in nature are awaiting for you to explore them. Tara River Canyon is the place to breathe. It’s full of courage and opportunities as it provides a dream nature you will nowhere see. Except of canyoning, rafting is also popular on Tara River. Combine your canyoning adventure with rafting, a recreational outdoor activity, using an inflatable raft to navigate this outstanding river.
Nearby, there are shops, cafes, hotels and even schools to take care of you during your canyoning. Give yourself a little bit of happiness and enjoy this amazing canyon and river!