Danube Boat Trip

General information

This is a short sightseeing tour of the majestic Danube and some of its wonderful islands located on the territory of Persina Nature Park. The excursion is equally attractive and exciting for people sailing for the first time on the big river, and for those with experience but thirsty for new views and knowledge.

  • Price
    60 lv per boat (the capacity of the boat is 4 persons)
  • Payment method
    Cash
  • Time of departure
    Fully depends on your requirements
  • Tour duration:
    2-2.5 hrs
  • Clothing
    Wear clothing tailored to the season and the forecast. In cold and windy weather, we recommend wearing warm clothes, but also a raincoat (sometimes the wind can blow water splashes caused by the boiling water from the boat). It is usually cooler on the river compared to the time of the land, and a current is created when the boat moves. Especially in cold or cold weather, it is highly recommended to have a windbreaker, a hat and a scarf in addition to warm clothes.
  • The tour package includes:
    – fishing boat trip (rent and fuel consumption)
    – Talks from a local fisherman who is also a legitimate captain
    – medical insurance for the seats in the boat
    – life jacket rental
  • The tour price does not include:

    – food and beverages

    – personal expenses

    – tip (according to your consideration)

  • Useful information
    Bring along insect repellent

 

Itinerary

After we greet you warmly at the beach of Nikopol, we will give you a quick safety briefing. Then we get on the boats and continue along the great river.

First, we will introduce you to the Bulgarian “island” Srednyak (now more like a peninsula, as it is “fused” with the Romanian coast).
We continue to the island Lakat (Elbow), covered with a dense jungle of trees and vines, it is home to the largest eagle in Europe.

Next is Katunara Island (depending on the water level, we can make a short stop on it), which is a small island but with a vast beach.

Followed by sailing in calmer waters and passing a newly created floodplain forest. A number of waterfowl usually rest here. We will pass along the southern coast of Gradina Island – in the past used as a watermelon garden, and today it grows giant poplars.

Return to the town of Nikopol with a stop on the shore in front of the rock church “St. Stefan”, dug into the picturesque white limestones of the Nikopol Plateau.

Location

The boat trip begins and ends on the beach of Nikopol – a sloping and convenient place to board our boats. There is a parking lot nearby, and in the summer there is a working fast food restaurant.

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