White river rafting in Croatia – brief history
Although (river rafting) is one of the most recent activities, the use of wooden logs for transportation had an extensive tradition in the world. The raft was one of the original and simplest modes of transporting people across the water. The first inflatable rafts were used by the army, so they could reach areas unreachable by boats.
In the 1972 Munich Olympic games, (whitewater rafting) was included for the first time. In the 1960s and 1970s, first (whitewater rafting) companies were formed. Rafting is becoming more and more popular as a sport, but you don’t need to be an experienced athlete to participate in it.The guides provide security and every crew is very well equipped.
Not all rivers are same, the more demanding the river is, the more excitement is involved in (river rafting). White river rafting in Croatia started being popular and organizesd through 80s and is a profession for a wide range of tourist workers living in area of rivers Kupa, Dobra, Mrežnica, Korana, Una, Zrmanja and finally Cetina. Today, rafting is a thriving activity on Cetina river. There is something remarkable in becoming one with the nature, with no phones or computers. It’s a unique experience that refreshes human spirit.