Known as ‘Tear of Europe’ is one of the worlds ’must do’ in the world of rafting. It is photographers dreamland as well as a wonderful family adventure outing. Tara River Canyon is the longest canyon in Montenegro. It is long 82kilometers and deep 1.300m, making it the deepest river canyon in Europe and second deepest in the world after Grand Canyon. The canyon is protected as a part of Durmitor National Park and is a tentative UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Tara River cuts through the canyon. Making a host of waterfalls and cascades possible, thus creating with its uniqueness The Montenegrin Colorado. Tara, the clearest mountain river in Montenegro, has many sources and the most important is the source Bajlovica Sige, placed on the left bank of the Tara river, where the water sourcing from the Bucevica cave falls into the Tara more than thirty metres high, and more than a hundred and fifty meters wide. It is a magnificent sight.
Rafting through the Tara River is one of the most popular things to do in Montenegro. It is an amazing experience, full of adrenaline and fun. It represents true excitement on the river and enjoyment in fresh mountain air. The canyon is part of the Tara River rafting route. The one day rafting route, from Brstnovica to Scepan Polje is 16km long and it takes 2 to 3 hours. This part of the canyon is the most exciting because the river has the biggest drop in elevation in the shortest length.