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  • Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    1. Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    Enjoy a 3-hour boat tour and see some of the most popular sights of Montenegro. The first stop is Our Lady of the Rocks, a church that sits on a man-made island. Hear the story of the two brothers who found a painting of the Madonna and Child stuck on a rock protruding from the sea. They vowed to build a church on the spot where the painting was found. Pass through the Verige Straits and along the Herceg Novi Rivera. Continue out of the bay, past Mamula Island, a prison during WWII, and along the Lustica Peninsula to the Blue Cave. Enjoy a half hour of swimming in the cave. On the way back to Kotor, you'll stop in the caves the army used for hiding submarines.

    Beautiful ride, nice boat, nice driver and port staff, on time, good price, not crowded, easy to make reservations. Very good experience!

  • Montenegro: Durmitor, Tara & Ostrog Monastery Day Trip

    2. Montenegro: Durmitor, Tara & Ostrog Monastery Day Trip

    After a short drive from your meeting point, you will make your first photo stop to capture perspectives of two nearby famous islands, Our Lady of the Rocks and Saint George. From the first photo stop you will move to higher elevations of Montenegro for a second photo stop, above Risan Bay. The trip then continues to Nikšić, the second biggest city in Montenegro. Just before you enter Nikšić, you will receive a third photo stop at the artificial Salty Lake. After about 2 hours of astounding natural landscapes, it will be time to take a much-needed breakfast break, enjoying tasty local food and drink. From Nikšić, you will continue towards the Mountain of Durmitor, where dramatic rocky peaks rise high into the sky. Along the route you will pass dense pine and colorful deciduous forest. The next stop is Đurđevića Tara Bridge, the highest in Europe when built in 1940. If so inclined, time...

    Must do tour in Montenegro. Jelen from 360 Montenegro was amazing. The best part of the tour was the information and care shared by jelen. Would highly recommend.

  • Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

    3. Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

    This tour starts from Kotor at around 9:00 AM with pickup possible from Budva, Tivat, and Herceg Novi. After a short drive, be amazed by the old road constructed in 1879 by Austro-Hungarians to connect Kotor and Cetinje, the old royal capital. It has 25 curves and there will be several stops for you to take photos and enjoy the beauty of Boka Bay. Enjoy breakfast in Njegusi village, best known as the birthplace of the Petrović dynasty, which ruled Montenegro from 1696 to 1918. The mausoleum sits at the top of a climb of 461 steps. The most impressive part of the mausoleum is the chapel which has 6 sides, and the beautiful ceiling covered with over 200,000 gilded tiles creating a fascinating mosaic.  Then, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour through Cetinje, visiting its main sights, such as Cetinje Monastery where several relics are kept including the remains of St. Peter of Cetinje, particles ...

    One of the best tours I’ve ever had. Everything was amazing and the whole day was so interesting. Helena and Marco made this day perfect. Thanks a lot

  • Kotor: Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Speedboat Tour

    4. Kotor: Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Speedboat Tour

    Meet within the Old Town of Kotor. Board the speedboat and enjoy a 55-minute panoramic ride along the coast. Admire the view of the various small villages along the coast where you can see charming palaces, houses, churches, and the beautiful contrast between the sea and mountains. Enter the Bay of Kotor where you will enjoy the views of the town of Lepetani and the beautiful Luštica peninsula. Arrive at the famous Blue Cave and enjoy about 20 minutes for swimming in the turquoise-blue waters. On the return leg of the excursion, make a short stop to see an old submarine tunnel. Then, stop at the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Visit the church and museum on the island, before returning to Kotor.

  • Montenegro: Tara River Whitewater Rafting

    5. Montenegro: Tara River Whitewater Rafting

    Travel from Kotor, Budva or Tivat to the Tara River Canyon on this 12-hour excursion. The canyon is 1,333 meters deep, making it the deepest in Europe and the second-deepest in the world, after the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in the U.S. The river itself is 146 kilometers long, and most of it, including the canyon, is protected by UNESCO. The river is ideal for whitewater rafting and is characterized by its spectacular beauty and diversity of wildlife. Detailed Itinerary: 7:00 AM – Depart from Kotor, Budva or Tivat 10:30 AM – Arrive in Šćepan Polje and have breakfast 11:30 AM – Arrive in Brštanovica (starting point of rafting) 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Whitewater rafting on the most attractive rapids of the Tara River, short break, time for photos, swimming; arrival in Šćepan Polje, lunch at a restaurant on the river bank 4:00 PM – Return to Kotor, Budva or Tivat with a few stops pos...

    We really enjoyed this tour! Rafting was really cool, the food was delicious, the skipper was funny and professional and our guide was very friendly and shared a lot of interesting facts and tipps about Montenegro.

  • Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    6. Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    Your 8-hour excursion begins in Kotor, Budva or Tivat. From here, your first stop of the day will be Bijela, where you will get the chance to have a refreshing swim. Visit the church and museum on the island before heading to the Blue Cave. Along the way, pass the entire length of UNESCO-protected Kotor Bay, before finally reaching the open sea. At the very entrance of Boka Bay we spot former fortified prison and concentration camp called Mamula. As the entrance to the island is no longer allowed, travel around the island to carefully observe the wild interlace of history and nature. As you sail out from the calm waters of the bay, reach the open sea and arrive at the most attractive cave in the region – its majesty, the Blue Cave! Take a break at Porto Montenegro for lunch and some time to enjoy this picturesque town. From here, begin the sail back to Kotor, you can use this opportun...

    Wunderbarer Tag! Tolles Boot, kristallklares Wasser und wunderschöne Pausen zum schwimmen, entspannen und genießen. An Bord wurden wir kostenlos mit Sekt, Wasser und frischen Obst umsorgt. Für wenig Geld gab es kühles Bier und Wein. Traumhaft! Angenehme Tourguides und eine atemberaubende Landschaft! Danke! 100% Empfehlenswert.

  • Kotor: Blue Cave Private Boat Tour

    7. Kotor: Blue Cave Private Boat Tour

    This tour includes cruising around the Bay of Kotor, in which you will enjoy panoramic views of the fishing villages, churches, and many more historical monuments. Your first stop is at an islet in the middle of Boka Bay known as "Our Lady of the Rocks". Legend says that this artificial island was created from stones local fishermen put upon a specific rock where shipwrecked crewmen found the icon of Madonna and Child. The church there was built in her honor. The interior of this 15th century church features a marble altar holding an icon of Our Lady of the Rocks made by Lovro Dobric (famous Balkan painter), as well as 68 paintings by Tripo Kokolja, including the famous The Death of the Virgin. Your Kotor Bay tour continues with a cruise to Tivat Bay where you will see an exclusive marina for mega yachts — Porto Montenegro. Continue to Herceg Novi Bay with its Byzantin...

    Super professional, great boat, the tour was really perfect. Highly recommended. We had the best time, thank you!

  • Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

    8. Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

    Explore 2 of the cultural icons of Montenegro's coast on a tour of Perast and Kotor. Depart from Kotor, Budva or Tivat and enjoy a drive towards the small, man-made islands near Perast. Discover a sophisticated urban complex of a great number of public buildings, especially along the waterfront, despite its diminutive size. Then, take the boat to Our Lady of the Rocks and explore the most famous island in Montenegro. According to legend, the island was created over the centuries by local seamen who kept an ancient oath after finding an icon of the Madonna and Child on July 22, 1452.  Upon returning from each successful voyage, they laid a rock in the bay and, over time, the island gradually emerged from the water. The custom of throwing rocks into the sea is alive today. Get the chance to visit the church and museums of Our Lady of the Rocks. Then, return to Perast for some free time ...

  • Kotor: Blue Cave and Our Lady of the Rocks 3-Hour Boat Tour

    9. Kotor: Blue Cave and Our Lady of the Rocks 3-Hour Boat Tour

    Enjoy a 50-minute exhilarating ride on a speedboat from the UNESCO Old Town of Kotor. See the Bay of Kotor featuring villages with charming houses, churches, and a beautiful backdrop of mountains against the sea. Pass the narrowest part of the bay and enjoy a panoramic view of Lepetani, Bijela, Luštica, and the small island of Mamula. Arrive at the Blue Cave and have 20 minutes to explore, swim or take photos. Snap beautiful photos of the vibrant turquoise water inside the cave. Head back to the bay and make a stop at an old submarine tunnel.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,112 reviews

Was a great trip such a stunning place and we went to interesting stops. It was a bit longer than expected but that was fine for me. It was a lovely sunny day and the staff were helpful and friendly. I would recommend

We really enjoyed this tour! Rafting was really cool, the food was delicious, the skipper was funny and professional and our guide was very friendly and shared a lot of interesting facts and tipps about Montenegro.

One of the best tours I’ve ever had. Everything was amazing and the whole day was so interesting. Helena and Marco made this day perfect. Thanks a lot

Our guide Jelena was fantastic and a true one woman show. We had a very good time and discovered lots of beautiful places !

It was a really enjoyable trip and a good organizing. Thanks.