Private Zakopane and Dunajec River Rafting Combo Tour

Water Sports in Zakopane

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Visit Zakopane - the Polish most famous mountain resort of Poland and explore the beauty of the Dunajec River Gorge. This region is visited by thousands of tourists all year round. Take an unforgettable leisure rafting (not a whitewater experience!) on a traditional, wooden raft among the towering cliffs and the limestone rock formations in the breathtaking Pieniny Mountains.The tour includes: • Two hours drive along the most picturesque route in Poland that runs from Krakow towards the southern border with Slovakia • Stopover at the historical wooden church in Dębno – the church was entered on the UNESCO List and it is a perfect example of a traditional highlander style • Stop by the Niedzica Castle • Rafting down the Dunajec River  • Boat led by experienced raftsmen • Views of cliffs, trees and mountain animals • Visiting the most interesting sites in Zakopane
You will be picked up directly from your Krakow hotel by an English-speaking driver. On the way to the rafting launch point, visit a charming UNESCO-listed inscribed wooden church in Dębno and stop by the castle in Niedzica (entrance and rafting fees not included). The 2-hour rafting trip takes place on the Dunajec River, which forms a natural border between Poland and Slovakia and winds through the Pieniny Mountains. In one spot, the river funnels through a narrow 40-foot (12-meter) bottleneck, and it changes continuously from nobly quiet to shallow mountain rapids. Experience unforgettable leisure rafting on a traditional, wooden raft among the towering cliffs and limestone rock formations.After the rafting trip, a driver will take you to Zakopane, an charming alpine town located in the south of Poland at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. While being the most popular winter sports destination from December to March, the rest of the year Zakopane attracts tourists with its splendid nature, rich folklore, and original culture. Join the many Polish and international visitors who have flocked to Zakopane since the 1870s to admire the beautiful Tatra Mountains and improve their health through hiking and fresh air. During this tour you will also have some free time for lunch (own expense) and shopping at the traditional highlander market. Throughout the day, enjoy the comfort of traveling in a private vehicle and the dedicated attention of your driver.

What’s included

  • Courteous English-speaking driver
  • Driver’s assistance with getting around, taking seats in the raft
  • Driving tour around Zakopane
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees: Rafting tickets – 60 PLN pp, Wooden church entrance – 6 PLN pp, Funicular tickets/ski lift – 25 PLN pp
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide service

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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