GPS COORDINATES: N: 43.36888 43°22'08" E: 18.79638 18°47'47"

The most attractive part of the river Tara represents the border between Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina (Republic of Srpska). We are located on the right bank of the river, the BiH side, so if you are coming by car from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia or some of the cities in BiH you do not need to cross the border with Montenegro.

If you are arriving by car from Montenegro, you will find us at the 7th km after the border crossing Scepan Polje. If you have rented a vehicle in Montenegro, and the and does not have the option of crossing the border, we will send our car to pick you up without charge. You can park your car in a safe parking near the border and after the arrangement we will take you back to the vehicle, again without charge.

If you decide to come to us by public transport, you can find the bus schedules here to help you plan the journey since it is very hard to find information about it online.

Also, if you plan to arrive to Foca by public transport, at any time of day or night, our free pick up service is available to you. You will be taken by our vehicles to the Foca bus station after the ent of the arrangement.

For more information about how to get there by your own car, public transport or our PICK UP SERVICE, see the following:

From Belgrade / Novi Sad
From Belgrade and Novi Sad the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers are organized:

  • renault - 12 seats - price: 350€
  • sprinter - 14 seats - price: 380€
  • iveco - 21 seats - price: 450€
Iveco daly - number of seats: 23 passengers and 1 driver. Price: Novi Sad - RC Drina-Tara 490€
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Temsa - number of seats: 54 passengers and 1 driver. Price: Novi Sad - RC Drina-Tara 770€
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Man - number of seats: 56 passengers and 1 driver. Price: Novi Sad - RC Drina-Tara 790€
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All vehicles are for tourist transport: panorama glass, air conditioning, tv, wi-fi, microphone..... All vehicles have licenses and permits for passenger transportation. No matter which vehicle you rent, you can stop and visit Mecavnik, Andricgrad, Dobrun Monastery etc. at no extra cost.

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangement from Belgrade and Novi Sad (SRB)

If arriving by bus from Belgrade, the bus station BAS has several daily bus routes to Foca. They include buses that go to Trebinje, Herceg Novi and Dubrovnik. If arriving by bus from Novi Sad, a daily bus service leaves from Novi Sad to Foca at 18h (6pm), just in case check the bus time schedule.

If arriving by car from Belgrade, the first option is:

Belgrade, Sabac, Zvornik, Milici, Vlasenica, Han Pijesak, Sokolac, Rogatica, Gorazde, Foca, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.

You'll travel the highway Belgrade-Zagreb to the exclusion to Ruma, and then continue along the main road through Sabac. The border can be passed on the “Sepak” crossing or in Mali Zvornik, and then drive through these towns in the Republic of Srpska. Only 3km after Sokolac you will find a junction t hat leads right to Sarajevo and Jahorina, and left to Rogatica and Gorazde - there turn left. At about 20 km from Rogatica in Ustiprača you turn right towards Gorazde. After 30km from Gorazde you will arrive to Foca. Turn left over the bridge following the sign “Center” and immediately after the bridge turn right - up. From that turn drive straight following the road to Niksic for the next 18km. During the ride from Foca the Drina river should always be on your right. After about 18km You'll arrive at the sign on the right which says “Rafting Center Bastasi”. Immediately after the sign, turn right - down and follow the road signs to Drina - Tara Rafting Center. We are located about 800m from the turning. In our center we provide parking next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

If arriving by car from Belgrade, the other option is:

Belgrade, G. Milanovac, Cacak, Uzice, Mokra Gora, Visegrad, Gorazde, Foca, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.

After Uzice on the road to Zlatibor, turn right towards Sarajevo, Visegrad and Mokra Gora. Border crossing in Mokra Gora, pass Visegrad and then after about 40 km from Visegrad, in Ustiprača turn left to Gorazde. After 30km of Gorazde you get to Foca. Turn left over the bridge following the sign ''Center''and immediately after the bridge turn right - up. From that turn drive straight following the road to Niksic for the next 18km. All the time driving from Foca, the Drina river should be on your right. After about 18km you'll arrive to the sign on the right which says''Rafting Center Bastasi''. Immediately after the sign turn right - down and follow the road signs to “Drina - Tara”rafting center. We are located at about 800m from the turning. In our center we provide parking next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM BELGRADE

If arriving by car from Novi Sad follow the road:

Novi Sad, Iriski Venac, Sabac, Zvornik, Milici, Vlasenica, Han Pijesak, Sokolac, Rogatica, Gorazde, Foca, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.

You'll travel along the main road via Sabac. The border can be passed on the “Sepak” crossing or in Mali Zvornik, and then drive through these towns through the Republic of Srpska. At the 3rd km after Sokolac you will arrive at the junction that leads on theright to Sarajevo and Jahorina, and on the left to Rogatica and Gorazde - there turn left. At about 20 km from Rogatica in Ustipraca you turn right towards Gorazde. After 30km of Gorazde, you come to Foca. Turn left over the bridge following the sign ''Center'' and immediately after the bridge turn right - up. From that turning, drive straight for the next 18km, following the road to Niksic. The whole time of the ride from Foca the Drina river should be on your right. After about 18km you'll arrive at the sign on the right side which says ''Rafting Center Bastasi''. Immediately after the sign turn right - down and follow the road signs to “Drina - Tara” rafting center. We are located at about 800m from the turning. In our center we provide parking next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM NOVI SAD

Recommendations-what to visit along the way: You can visit the famous film director Emir Kusturica’s ethno village Mecavnik, you can visit Zlatibor mountain or Mokra Gora. Our recommendation is also a fantastic Dobrun monastery which is located only a few kilometers from the border - in the Republic of Srpska. You can also stop in Visegrad and visit the famous “Bridge on the Drina”. If you make a little turn to Bijeljina you can go to the ethno village Stanisic located a few kilometers from the border crossing Pavlovica Bridge.

From Sarajevo
We organize the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Sarajevo:

  • The vehicle for up to 4 people, from Sarajevo to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 40€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle, transport from Sarajevo to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 60€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

Sarajevo has the nearest airport and train station in our area. If you are coming to us from Sarajevo by bus, keep in mind that most buses to Foca depart from the bus station in Eastern Sarajevo.

Details and folders if you are arriving in your own arrangement from Sarajevo (BiH)

If you are arriving by bus from Sarajevo, most of daily bus lines to Foca depart from the station "East Sarajevo" which is about 2km from the airport in Sarajevo.

If you are coming from Sarajevo by car:

Follow the road out of Sarajevo in the direction of Foca, near Sarajevo airport. Then you go through Kijevo, Trnovo, Dobro Polje and Miljevina. After about 12km of Miljevina you'll arrive at the crossroads near the village of Brod na Drini, at this juncture hold the right (over bridge) and follow the signs for Niksic and rafting center Bastasi. After about 1km from the junction, turn left at the gas station''Majnex'' over the second bridge and immediately after the bridge, keep right towards Niksic. After a bout 16km you'll get to the sign on the right side which says ''Rafting Center Bastasi''. Immediately after the sign turn right - down and follow the road signs to “Drina -Tara” rafting center. We are located about 800m from the turnoff. In our center we provide parking next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM SARAJEVO

From Mostar
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Mostar:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a professional driver, transport from Mostar to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 70€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a professional driver, transport from Mostar to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 100€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

From Dubrovnika
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Dubrovnik:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a driver:
    - Drop off transport from Dubrovnik or aerport to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 80€,
    - Pick up from the border pass Brgat–Ivanjica to our Rafting center Drina-Tara ((one way) - 60€.
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver:
    - Drod off transport from Dubrovnik or aerport to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 110€,
    - Pick up from the border pass Brgat–Ivanjica to our Rafting center Drina-Tara (one way) - 90€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information. Dubrovnik is very close to us and there are a number of budget flights to Dubrovnik airport from various parts of the world.

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangements from Dubrovnik (CRO)

If arriving by bus from Dubrovnik, check if some of the direct lines runs to Foca. Trebinje is only 20 kilometers from Dubrovnik, and there are several daily lines to Foca.

If arriving by car from Dubrovnik the best route is:

Dubrovnik, Trebinje, Bileca, Gacko Tjentište, Brod na Drini, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.
From Dubrovnik go towards Trebinje and cross the border after only a few kilometers. Then drive through these towns and after 20km from Tjentiste you arrive to Brod na Drini. Turn right (over the bridge) in front of “Majnex” gas stations and after the bridge keep right towards Niksic. After about 16km you'll arrive at the sign on the right which says ''Rafting Center Bastasi''. Immediately after the sign turn right - down and follow the road signs to “Drina - Tara” rafting center. We are located about 800m from the turning. In our center we provide parking next the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM DUBROVNIK

Recommendations-what to visit along the way: If you have time come and visit Trebinje, which is one of the most beautiful towns in the whole region. Trebinje is famous for the monastery of “Hercegovacka Gracanica” monastery which dominates over the town, and Monastery Tvrdoš - widely famous for its vineyards, cellars and excellent wines. Trebinje is widely known for its famous vineyards and a few private wineries that produce great wines!

From Kotor
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Kotor:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with adriver, transport from Kotor to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 70€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Kotor to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 100€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

Details and maps if you are arriving in you own arrangements from Kotor (MNE)

If you are coming by bus, almost all the lines that go from the coast to Sarajevo and further pass through Foca and our Rafting Center. There are daily lines every couple of hours from Herceg Novi, Kotor, Budva, etc.

If you are coming by car from Kotor, the best way is:

Kotor, Risan, Grahovo, Niksic, Scepan Polje, Bastasi, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.
From Kotor you drive along the coast towards Risan. Immediately after Risan go right to Grahovo and Niksic, pass the Niksic ringroad and follow the road for Plužine and Foca. After Pluzine you will be crossing the border at Šćepan Polje, and entering the Republic of Srpska. After about 7km you will see the sign on the right that says'' Rafting Center Bastasi''. At the sign turn left and follow the road down and signs for '' Rafting center Drina-Tara''. We are located at about 800m from the turn. In our center parking is provided next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.
From Kotor you can easily come via Herceg Novi or Trebinje. In this case, the road from Trebinje is the same as in our guide '' how to reach us from Dubrovnik".

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM KOTOR

Recommendation on what to visit along the way: If you have time, be sure to visit the monastery of Ostrog. Monastery Ostrog was founded by St. Basil of Ostrog and it was built in the rock. The monastery is known as the largest Serbian holy place and one of the most sacred shrines and places of pilgrimage in Orthodoxy and Christianity in general. It is located near Niksic.

From Podgorica
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Podgorica:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Podgorica to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 70€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Podgorica to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 100€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information. Podgorica is very close to our camp and there is a very well-connected airport and train station.

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangement from Podgorica (MNE)

If arriving by bus from Podgorica, there are several daily lines to Foca and Sarajevo. You can get direct bus to Foca. A better option is to exit the bus immediately in the second border checkpoint at Scepan Polje, where our vehicle can wait for you, if requested.

If arriving by car from Podgorica follow this road:

Podgorica, Niksic, Pluzine, Scepan Polje, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.
After Niksic and Pluzine cross the border at Scepan Polje, and you enter the Republic of Srpska and continue driving only 7km. After about 7km you'll arrive at the sign on the right side which says ''Bastasi Rafting Center”. Just after the sign, turn left and follow down the path and signs for “Drina-Tara” rafting center. We are located about 800m from the turnoff. In our center we provide parking next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM PODGORICA

Recommendations-what to see along the way: If you have time take a tour of the Monastery of Ostrog. Saint Vasilije Ostroski founded the monastery of Ostrog and it is carved into the rock. The monastery is known as the largest Serbian holy sites and one of the most important sanctities and places of pilgrimage of Orthodoxy and Christianity in general. It is located near Niksic.

From Tivat
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Tivat:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Tivat to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 70€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Tivat to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 100€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

From Zabljak
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Zabljak:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Zabljak to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 60€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Zabljak to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 90€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangements from Zabljak (MNE)

If you are coming from Zabljak by bus you can take a bus to Niksic then to Bastasi. When you are traveling by bus from Niksic ask the driver to stop in Bastasi, 7km after the border crossing Scepan Polje.

If you are coming from Zabljak by car,

the trip will take 2 to 3 hours (because you will be able to spend a lot of time on sightseeing, taking photos..) and it will be a fantastic trip, because you will travel on an excellent asphalt road and have a unique view of the natural beauty of Durmitor, and Piva Mountains, lakes and canyons.

From Zabljak, drive down the mountain pass Sedlo, then you come to Trsa and turn left toward Piva Lake. The serpentine descent to the lake and all the time you have a view over the lake. When you get down all the way to the coast of Piva lake, you go out of the tunnel to the main road and turn right. Pass through a lot of tunnels, hydroelectric plant on the Piva and cross the border at Šćepan Polje. 7km after Šćepan Polje, at the sign ''Rafting Center Bastasi'' you turn down-left, and then follow the signs for Rafting Center Drina-Tara, and after 800 meters you will arrive at our Rafting Center.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM ZABLJAK

From Budva
We offer the following PICK UP SERVICE transfers from Budva:

  • A 4-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Budva to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 70€,
  • An 8-seat vehicle with a driver, transport from Budva to Rafting Center Drina-Tara (one way) - 100€.

We also offer larger vehicles and buses, so let us know if you need such information.

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangements from Budva (MNE)

If you are coming by bus, almost all the lines that go from the coast to Sarajevo and further pass through Foca and our Rafting Center. There are daily lines every couple of hours from Herceg Novi, Kotor, Budva, etc.

If you are coming by car from Budva, the best way is:

Budva, Cetinje, Podgorica, Niksic, Pluzine, Scepan Polje, Bastasi, Rafting Center Drina-Tara.
From Budva, drive towards Cetinje, then Podgorica. From Podgorica, follow the sign for Niksic, pass the Niksic ringroad and follow the road for Plužine and Foca. After Pluzine you will be crossing the border at Šćepan Polje, and entering the Republic of Srpska. After about 7km you will see the sign on the right that says'' Rafting Center Bastasi''. At the sign, turn left and follow the road down and signs for '' Rafting center Drina-Tara''. We are located at about 800m from the exit. In our center parking is provided next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW ON MAP HOW TO REACH US FROM BUDVA

Recommendation on what to visit along the way: If you have time, be sure to visit the monastery of Ostrog. Monastery Ostrog was founded by St. Basil of Ostrog and it was built in the rock. The monastery is known as the largest Serbian holy place and one of the most sacred shrines and places of pilgrimage in Orthodoxy and Christianity in general. It is located near Niksic.

From Zagreb / Ljubljana

Details and maps if you are arriving in your own arrangements from Zagreb or Ljubljana (CRO / SLO)

If you are coming by bus/train, you can take a regular line to Sarajevo, and then a bus to Foca from the bus station of East Sarajevo.

If arriving by car from Zagreb/Ljubljana the best road is:

Ljubljana, Zagreb, Gradiska, Banja Luka, Kneževo, Vlasic Mountain, Travnik, Visoko, Sarajevo, Foca, Rafting Center Drina-Tara (Bastasi).
From Zagreb, you take the highway Zagreb-Beograd, until the exit for Okucani-BanjaLuka. You cross the border and enter the town Gradiska. Take the highway to Banja Luka and follow the road towards Knjazevo. After Knjazevo, drive over the mountain Vlasic, and Travnik and Vitez. About 15 km after Vitez you will come to a crossroad (left for Zenica and right for Sarajevo). Turn right and drive to Sarajevo on the highway. Keep going straight through Sarajevo, the road will lead you near the airport and you keep driving towards Foca. You will pass through Kijevo, Trnovo, Dobro Polje and Miljevina. About 12km after Miljevina you will get to the crossroad at the place called Bridge on the Drina. There turn right (over the bridge) and follow the signs for Niksic and rafting center Bastasi. After about 1km from the crossroad you will see the gas station "Majnex" and turn left over another bridge and immediately after the bridge keep right towards Niksic. After about 16km you'll get to the sign on the right that says "Rafting Center Bastasi". Immediately after the sign turn right and follow the road down and signs "Rafting Center Drina-Tara ". We are located at about 800m from the exit. In our center parking is provided next to the bungalow where you will be accommodated.

VIEW HOW TO REACH US FROM ZAGREB OR LJUBLJANA

On your way from Ljubljana/Zagreb, we recommend you visit Banja Luka and Sarajevo.

Bus station in Foca
Phones: +38758211805 +38758211809
Schedules, bus arrivals and departures:

BELGRADE - FOČA   7:00 / 17:40 / 20:00

PODGORICA - FOČA   7:45 / 9:00 / 13:45 / 23:50

NOVI SAD - FOČA   17:30

DUBROVNIK - FOČA   18:40

BANJA LUKA - FOČA   16:30

HERCEG NOVI - BUDVA - FOČA   21:00 / 6:45

TREBINJE - FOČA   5:00 / 7:45 / 8:05 / 12:45 / 16:30 / 17:30 / 21:45

SARAJEVO IST - FOČA   7:45 / 8:00 / 9:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 / 18:00 / 19:00 / 20:00

SARAJEVO FED - FOČA   11:00 / 18:00

PALE - FOČA   15:15 / 19:15

MOSTAR - FOČA (linija za Beograd)   19:30 / 23:45

FOČA - TREBINJE   00:00 / 2:30 / 9:35 / 14:30 / 16:50 / 17:30

FOČA - PODGORICA   10:00 / 11:00 / 15:40 / 21:30

FOČA - HERCEG NOVI   11:00 / 21:30

FOČA - MOSTAR - SPLIT (over Nevesinje)   4:30

FOČA - BELGRADE   8:30 / 11:30 / 22:40 / 23:30

FOČA - NOVI SAD   20:30

FOČA - BIJELJINA (over Rogatica and Zvornik)   15:20

FOČA - BANJA LUKA   5:15

FOČA - SARAJEVO   3:30 / 7:20 / 8:05 / 10:40 / 12:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 / 18:00 / 19:30

 

WE ORGANIZE RAFTING TOURS EVERY DAY. YET, WE RECOMMEND YOU TO TRY TO AVOID RAFTING ON SATURDAYS AS IT IS CROWDED EVERYWHERE ALONG THE WAY.