FULL DAY KAYAK RENTAL ON SKADAR LAKEKayaking down the biggest lake on Balkan


Virpazar, Montenegro




full day


max 15 people


35-45 €
per kayak



General info 

Lake Skadar kayaking is a fantastic way to explore one of Europe's most important sanctuary for birds! Skadar lake is home to 281 bird species and is an area of international importance. The Skadar lake is known for being the key resting place for birds migrating from northern Europe to Africa and is Europe's largest bird reserve.

Enjoy the freedom of choosing your own route and visit beautiful parts of Skadar lake such as Peninsula Lesendo, Monastery St. Nikola, Grmožur island, and so much more at your own pace!

Keywords: Skadar lake kayaking, kayaking rental, Skadar lake tours, rent a kayak Montenegro


Overview of the tour 



You can choose your own route and visit some of the popular islands and monasteries on the lake. Here are some ideas for your kayaking route:

  • Virpazar - Peninsula Lesendro - Monastery St. Nicolas - Virpazar
  • Virpazar - Peninsula Lesendro beach - Virpazar

Lesendro is an island and fortress on Skadar lake, located near the village Vranjina. The fortress was built in the 18th century. During the reign of Bishop Peter II Petrović-Njegoš, it served as a defense against Turkish attacks. Unfortunately, the Montenegrins weren’t successful and the Turks conquered the area and the island became known as Njegos’ sorrow. King Nikola Petrović-Njegoš wanted it back so badly that now there’s a saying in Montenegro: ‘to long for something, like the bishop longs for Lesendro.’ He tried to take it back several times and finally succeed in 1878. The fortes of Lesendro is a symbol of the long lasting struggle for independence.

Grmožur is the closest island to Virpazar. The fortification on this island was built by the Turks in 1843 and it was used as defensive complex. This little rocky island was known as prison for political opponents. Only one person escaped from the island so locals called it the ‘Montenegrin Alcatraz’.

Vranjina Monastery or St. Nikola's Monastery is a  Serbian Orthodox monastery in south-east of Vranjina island. The monastery is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and is one of the oldest monasteries in Montenegro, and the oldest one on Skadar Lake dating back to 1233.


  • Peninsula Lesendro
  • Grmožur island
  • Vranjina monastery
  • Flora and fauna
  • Spectacular lake view
  • Kayaking experience


  • Bring sun protection
  • Bring swimming suits
  • Load capacity: 250kg
  • Children cannot be alone on kayak without parents supervision
  • 35€ per kayak (single use)
  • 45€ per kayak (double use) 

What is included 

  • Kayaks
  • Protection vests
  • Waterproof bags for personal items

What is not included 

  • Insurance
  • Transfers to the meeting point (can be arranged upon request – please contact us)

This page uses cookies to obtain statistics about the use of our pages and to provide additional functionality to you. We may also use cookies in connection with the marketing of our products and services. By continuing to use the site, you confirm that you accept this. Privacy policy.