Cycling, hiking, trekking, archery, fishery, zipline or riding?
Kilometers of cycling trails, trekking and hiking paths surround the camp area. Paintball, rafting, archery, zipline and riding, as well as fishery, are organized and guided.
Would you like to ride through the meadows and woods, or maybe you prefer local roads that are not too busy with traffic? Only 10km away there are various cultural and natural attractions to visit, and Plitvice and Rastoke are undoubtedly at the top of this offer. The whole area is covered in clearly marked cycling trails. In the vicinity of the camp, there are five such trails in the total length of 60km. Simply choose your favorite ground. The total length of cycling trails near Plitvice is over 120 km.
Hiking & Trekking
Hills and mountains in the surrounding of the Grabovac Turist camp are ideal for trekking and hiking. On numerous trails that cross the local river canyons you will feel the true nature. From Rakovica to Stari grad you can follow the 2km long educational path with the altitude difference of 50m. There are also several trails inside the national park, as well as hiking trails leading to the top of Plješivica (1657m).
Put on your protection suit and mask, take your rifle and run after your enemy! There are two paintball grounds (of different sizes) very close to the Plitvice holiday resort.
Clean and fast-flowing Lika and Korduna are ideal rivers for rafting. You only have to decide whether to conquer Korana, Mrežnica or Una, and how much adrenaline you are ready for. Rafting adventures are organized at Korana, Mrežnica and Una, with an option of three-day adrenaline packages as well. Highly recommended!
The Mrežnica River is as crated for kayaking. In summer months you can enjoy beautiful safari expedition in K2 kayaks exploring all beauties of this clear river. The river’s speed and height rise and with them the adrenalin in the blood with the first major rainfall. The price includes transfer from the camp to the river Mrežnica and all necessary equipment.
On the way from Selište Drežničko to Gajina pećina is the Gajina pećina sports free climbing site. In this beautiful natural setting, in the Korana canyon, there are spins for sports free climbing where everybody can test their own climbing skills.An artificial climbing rock was installed in the village of Vrhovine, which can be climbed after a zipline adrenaline descent.
For those who seek for the great rush of adrenaline there is stretched a zip line across the Korana canyon on the edge of National Park Plitvice Lakes. Settle into a comfortable seat and ‘fly’ above the river Korana more than 50 km/h. Downhill length is 300 meters.
If this seems too slow, the longest zipline in this part of Europe is located only 35 km from the resort. Its length is 1.8 km and its descending speed can reach over 100 km/h.
Where the asphalt road ends and natural vastness begins, where man is a guest, you will find a ranch with beautiful horses. Surrounded with meadows and woods, it offers vast space for riding. No matter if you are an experienced rider, or you have seen the horse in a picture only, you can find the right option for yourself. They organize riding schools for beginners in which you can familiarize yourself with these beautiful animals. Advanced riders can choose one day or several day trips around the Plitvice lakes, as well as riding excursions in the nature.
Brown trout, rainbow trout, grayling, pike, catfish, chub, common barbel, pomfret and nase are just several of the fish species that can be caught in cold, extremely clean and relatively fast-flowing rivers Slunjčica, Korana and Mrežnica. You may go fishing in a private or organized arrangement but, as in the rest of the country, fishing requires a permit.
The organized type of fishing includes a professional guide that takes you to best fishing spots.
In Slunj, you can fish on rivers Korana, Mrežnica and Glina. The local waters are managed by the Sportfishing Club ‘Slunjčica’.
Since the 80s of the last century, skiing has been included in the winter tourist offer of the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Its ski resort is located near the state road DC429, in the village of Mukinje. It is situated around 2.5 km from the Entrance 2 and the hotel complex of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, and about 5 km from the Entrance 1 and the well-known restaurant Lička Kuća, in the direction towards the Adriatic coast. The ski resort has a ski lift with a transport capacity of up to 400 skiers per hour, which takes them to a clearing located at about 700 m above sea level. From there the ski slopes lead to the base, which is located at about 640 m above sea level. The slopes are approximately 400 m long. In addition to skiing and boarding, it is possible to climb to the top and sledge down the slope.
One of the best ways to explore this region of Croatia is to have a joyful ride in terrain vehicles. A Land Rover will take you to the highest peak of Plješivica (1648 m), at the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, from which you can go back to the past by visiting the “Objekt 505”, i.e. the Željava Air Base and Tito’s Villa. After taking a walk through the past, this exploration ends at the waterfalls of river Korana.