Wildlife, Wine, and Sunset Magic at Lake Skadar

Wildlife, Wine, and Sunset Magic at Lake Skadar

Shared tour

Explore Lake Skadar and its wilderness, tucked inside a traditional wooden boat - čun. Discover Lesendro, a centuries-old fortress, feel the Amazonian vibe in the middle of Montenegro and immerse yourself in the fresh waters of the lake.

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English, Serbian

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Experience

  • Explore Lake Skadar during the most beautiful time of the day – the Golden Hour.
  • Observe the centuries-old fortress Lesendro – the eternal sorrow of Njegoš.
  • Immerse yourself in the beautiful flavours of local wine.
  • Listen to the stories and tales from a local guide.
  • Experience the fresh waters of the lake as the sun sets in your background.
  • Our journey begins in Virpazar, a charming fishing village just a short drive from Montenegro’s capital. Meet us at the Kingfisher’s information desk for check-in before we set sail.

Embark on an enchanting sunset voyage, brimming with the flavours of wine, as you traverse the untamed wonders of Lake Skadar. Let the traditional wooden boat carry you to the age-old fortress of Lesendro, where breathtaking vistas and the cool embrace of the lake’s pristine waters await. Watch our avian friends dry their wings on top of the fortress walls.

Proceed to the three islands, the so-called gorice, where a beautiful view awaits. Sail through the narrow channels surrounded by beautiful lotus flowers and reeds. Immerse yourself in this captivating journey, accompanied by the exquisite taste of fine wines and the stories your guide will tell.

And remember to bring a swimsuit and towels – Lake Skadar will refresh you!

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Sightseeing boat tour with Wi-Fi onboard
  • Map with stories from the Lake Skadar area
  • Regional wine, juice and water
  • Life vests and other safety equipment
  • National park fee (5€ per person, free for children under 15)
  • Music onboard
  • Lunch/meals
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point & other important information

Join us at the Kingfisher information desk near the central bridge in Virpazar 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Click here for the exact location. 

It is important to note that the information desk is the designated meeting point, and you should arrive there only after you have parked and are ready to start the tour.

If you are running late and unable to reach the meeting point at the predetermined time, please get in touch with us immediately using the emergency phone number provided.

  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Sunglasses and sun hat
  • Swimwear and towels
  • Binoculars
  • Jacket

Please note that this tour is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. If it is raining or there are strong winds, we may alter the boat used for the tour, reschedule your booking for another day, or cancel the tour. We will contact you promptly in the event of any changes to your booking.

For any other questions, please check our FAQ page.

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Reviews

It was a fantastic experience; I would recommend it to everyone!
It is an exciting and relaxing wooden boat ride. Beautiful panorama, stop swimming in the lake, and then dry off at sunset while sipping wine with friends. We were in groups of seven young people in the boat, so we had a blast! Our guide was also helpful and kind. We took a selfie together as a keepsake.
Carlotta, GetYourGuide, August 2023
Fabulous value for money!
Value for money was fabulous. The tour around this part of Lake Skadar was beautiful! Be aware that it's a mixed group tour - we had rowdy and bored children with us but were aware that we hadn't paid for a private tour!
Helen, GetYourGuide, July 2023
Enjoyable - We recommend it!
It was an enjoyable and calm moment; the lake water was slightly colder than the sea but not cold. The wine was good, and the skipper was very friendly and helpful. We recommend this activity.
Nathalie, GetYourGuide, August 2023

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