On the Waves of the River Morava

Štvrtok, December 18th, 2008

Rafting down the Morava riverUnique experience – canoeing down the Morava border river, which used to create the Iron Curtain Line between Western and Eastern Europe only a few years ago, watching inhabitants of floodplain forests from a beaver´s eye view, unusual views on the nearby palaces and castle ruins, refreshment consisting of local specialities directly in the countryside.

Region: Záhorie
When: July – October
Duration: whole day

Attractions on the way

Alternative I. (Hohenau – Dürnkrut, Austria)

  • birdwatching tower in Hohenau
  • rafting in canoes down the Morava river
  • the river Morava and its floodplain forests
  • kingfisher, white-tailed eagle, black kite
  • the battlefield at Jedenspeigen
  • refreshment consisting of local specialities

Alternative II. (Vysoká pri Morave – Devín)

  • the river Morava and its floodplain forests
  • rafting in canoes down the Morava river
  • kingfisher, plovers, kites
  • Schloss Hof Castle
  • confluence of the rivers Morava and Dunaj (Danube)
  • Devín Castle ruins
  • refreshment consisting of local specialities

Programme

  • 9:30 a.m. meeting in Vysoká pri Morave or in Hohenau
  • preparation for rafting and the first information about the wildlife along the Morava river
  • rafting in canoes down the Morava river with an interesting commentary
  • during a break refreshment consisting of local specialities directly in the countryside
  • 3:30 p.m. end of the rafting tour
  • extra possibility upon request: dinner with tasting of wines from the region of Malé Karpaty (Small Carpathians)

Map

Price

  • €35 per person (group of 15-17 persons)
  • €40 per person (group of 12-14 persons)
  • €50 per person (group of 9-11 persons)

The same price for both alternatives. In case of a smaller group, we calculate the price upon request. Children under 12 years can only take part accompanied by adults.

Price includes:

  • canoe, paddle (max. 3 people per canoe)
  • life saving waistcoat
  • waterproof bag to lay things aside (1 piece per canoe)
  • lending of a binocular
  • professional guide with ornithological knowledge
  • refreshment consisting of local specialities during the canoe tour

Extra charge (only upon request):

  • transfer to the meeting point
  • dinner with tasting of wines from the region of Malé Karpaty (Small Carpathians) €20 per person