Boat tour to Karuc fishing village


Virpazar centre




approx. 5 hours




120 €
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 120 €
  • 6 to 10 people 200 €
  • 11 to 15 people 250 €

Overview of the tour 

The cruise takes you through a beautiful channel of lotus flowers and various other plants, opening out to the vast expanse that is the Skadar Lake. Passing under the road and rail bridge which make up the Podgorica – Bar highway, we sail onward to Karuc, a beautiful country and lakeside panorama.

Karuc is a small fishing village located on the shores of Skadar Lake. A very popular summertime dining spot, Karuc is a perfect option for lovers of authentic cuisine and spectacular natural views. Petar II Petrovic Njegos, Montenegro’s greatest ruler and poet, even built his winter home there, to enjoy a milder winter climate, abundance of historical splendour and natural beauty.

Meeting point: Virpazar centre
Meeting time: flexible
Duration: approx. 5 hours

Group size: minimum: 1 person
maximum: 15 people


  • Spectacular lake views
  • Fauna and flora
  • Swimming break
  • Karuc fishing village


  • 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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