Danube canoe trip

Come with us to know an alluvial country from the water level of mighty Danube River


Trip date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Departure time from Bratislava: 10:30AM


Mighty flow of Europe’s second longest river – Danube – is today on its many parts highly regulated, but its part from Stopfenreuth (National Park Donau-Auen in Austria) to Bratislava is an ideal opportunity to experience a very well preserved part of the Danube River with occurrence of transflux river branches, river islands and alluvial forests. Water processes create some fresh vertical river banks, as well as beautiful gravel and sandy beaches very often accessible only by boat. Alluvial country of Danube offers a unique bird watching experience of many species living in this pristine water ecosystem.

Program: departure from Bratislava at 10:30AM, transfer to the starting spot of canoe trip, initial canoeing instructions. Canoe trip ends near Karloveske river branch in Bratislava’s Karlova Ves part

Duration: approx. 4 hours (11:00AM – 3:00PM)

Route: Stopfenreuth – Hainburg – Devin – Karlova Ves

End of the trip: Danube River branch in Karlova Ves (close to morning departure point)

Important notices and conditions of canoe trip:We do not recommend children under 10 years of age to participate on this program. We also do not recommend participants to be accompanied by dogs. Participants should bring their own food, sunscreen, drinking water, head cover, mosquito repellent and light footwear. ID cards, money and mobile phones are good to be stored in waterproof pouches. Life vests will be provided to all participants. We strongly recommend all participants to wear them throughout entire water trip.

Difficulty: thanks to its distance, this route is of average difficulty, with changing of faster and slower flows with variable river width requiring some elementary paddling skills

Maximum number of trip participants: 10 boats, 2 people per each boat

Price: 25,-€ / person

Price includes: transportation to Stopfenreuth, canoe and vest rent, full guiding service

Price does NOT include: food, individual travel insurance

Tour operator has right to postpone or cancellation of trip in case of bad weather conditions or in case of significantly elevated high water level.

Application form: Danube canoe trip (doc), Danube canoe trip (pdf)

The deadline for registration and payment is extended to June 6, 2016. Please send the application forms to info@watching.sk, in case of any questions, you may call us at +421 948 495 111.

Trip report from our canoe trips in 2015 can be found here.

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