Boat tour & birds watching


Virpazar centre




approx. 4 hours




90 €
per boat



General info 

Straddling the border between Montenegro and Albania, Skadar Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the Balkans and one of the largest in Europe. Two-thirds of the lake belong to Montenegro and thanks to its location it is a home to a vast number of wildlife species, with the largest bird reserve in Europe. 

The lake is known for being the last remaining breeding ground of the endangered Dalmatian Pelican and Pygmy Cormorant. It’s also a key resting place for birds migrating from northern Europe to Africa.


  • up to 5 people 90 €
  • 6 to 10 people 120 €
  • 11 to 15 people 150 €

Overview of the tour 

Home to over 280 bird species with particularly proliferous varieties during autumn and winter migrations, soak up the sights and enjoy some of the best bird watching in Europe. From breeding bird communities, to resident birds, wintering and migratory birds, to rogue species. The lake is a paradise for nature lovers and is recognised by the International Birds Life Authority (IBA) as a key area for wildlife preservation. We recommend morning or pre-sunset hours for the best sightings.

Meeting point: Virpazar centre
Meeting time: flexible
Duration time: approx. 4 hours

Group size: minimum: 1 person
maximum: 15 people


  • Spectacular lake views
  • Fauna and flora
  • Swimming break
  • Old fishing village of Dodosi


  • Each guest must purchase a ticket to access the National Park before boarding. The ticket cost (€4 per person) is not included in our price and must be purchased separately. Children under 7 years old are exempt from this charge.
  • The ticket grants access to the Museum of Animal Species in Vranjina, which is located just a few kilometres from Virpazar.

What is included 

  • English-speaking guide
  • Drinks/refreshments
  • Life jackets

What is not included 

  • National snack of priganice with cheese and honey can be prepared for an additional €10 per boat
  • Tickets for entry to the Skadar Lake National Park
  • Transfers to Virpazar (can be arranged upon request - please contact us via

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