Water tourism

 

Water tourism is being successfully developed in Kaunas district. From the deck of the ship you can admire the beautiful landscapes and architecture of the towns.

From the historic Zapyškis by boat you can reach the prosperous resorts of the interwar period – Kulautuva and Kačerginė. Ships will dreamily take you to hilly Vilkija and  Raudondvaris manor homestead.

Water tourism in Kaunas district means spending your free time on boats and ferries, in wake parks, renting kayaks, on sandy beaches.

 

Ships and ferries

 

SHIP „ZAPYŠKIS“

Zapyškis pier

54.9290776272046, 23.6563740407302

Unforgettable trips on the ship "Zapyškis" will dreamily take you away from everyday worries.

Cultural tourism enthusiasts will enjoy guided tours to Kačerginė and Kulautuva, during which they will rediscover these wonderful towns by the Nemunas.

For those in a hurry we offer short sightseeing tours from Zapyškis pier.

There is a possibility to rent a 25-seater boat for private events and personal celebrations.

Thematic educational trips with a guide "Lessons in a different way" for students are organized during all the sailing season.

Ship operates from May to September

Tickets sold on board and on www.kaunorajonas.lt

 

More information:

Tel. no.: +370 37 548118, +370 699 48833

E-mail [email protected]

Ship “Zapyškis”

 

„Lessons in a different way“

 

Edukacational trip to literary Kačerginė

Zapyškis–Kačerginė–Zapyškis

The ship "Zapyškis" will take the participants from the Zapyškis pier to Kačerginė.

The trip on a comfortable ship will not last long, during which it will be possible to listen to the story of the guide and admire the views of the beautiful nature. Upon arrival in Kačerginė, students will take part in a cognitive program during which they will learn why Kačerginė is still called literary. Is it true that famous writers Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas, Jonas Biliūnas and Pranas Mašiotas walked down the Kačerginė paths leaving vivid creative traces?

Duration – 2,5 hours

Price  – 10 Eur per person

Max number of participants – 22

The trip is intended for pupils in 5–12 grades

 

Educational trip to historic Kačerginė

Zapyškis–Kačerginė–Zapyškis

The ship "Zapyškis" will take the participants of this educational trip from the Zapyškis pier to Kačerginė.

An engaging guide story will carry the pupils  into the interwar period. At that time, Kačerginė was granted the status of a resort. The construction of villas of impressive beauty fascinate guests of the town even today. Who are the people who lived, rested and worked surrounded by pine forests next to the Nemunas in Kačerginė? What traces has this left in Lithuanian culture and history? You can find out all this and more by taking a trip to the historic Kačerginė.

Duration – 2,5 hours

Price  – 10 Eur per person

Max number of participants – 22

The trip is intended for pupils in 5–12 grades

 

Educational trip to Kačerginė with a naturalist

Zapyškis–Kačerginė–Zapyškis

The ship "Zapyškis" will take the participants from the Zapyškis pier to Kačerginė.

Pupils will be accompanied by the guide – a naturalist. The group will walk along the Springs Trail, also will enrich their knowledge of natural science, learn incredible facts about trees, birds and other forest dwellers, learn tricks on how not to get lost in the forest and recognize poisonous plants.

Duration – 2,5 hours

Price  – 10 Eur per person

Max number of participants – 22

The trip is intended for pupils in 5–12 grades

 

Lesson of wellness and physical activity

Zapyškis–Kulautuva–Zapyškis

The lesson starts with an easy exercise on the bank of the Nemunas. After that you will sail from Zapyškis to Kulautuva. You will hear about a healthy lifestyle during the trip on the ship.

Upon arrival in Kulautuva, pupils will have the opportunity to practically try out the elements of various sports under the open sky and refresh themselves with mineral water in the Kulautuva buvette.

Duration – 2 hours

Price  – 10 Eur per person

Max number of participants – 22

The trip is intended for pupils in 4–12 grades

 

FERRY Nevėžis

Zapyškis pier

54.9290776272046, 23.6563740407302

The ferry transports passengers and their bicycles across the Nemunas from Zapyškis to Kulautuva and back. It is a 25-seater boat connecting cycling routes on both sides of the river. The ferry accommodates 10 bicycles.

Operates from May to September

Thursday to Sunday

Tickets sold on board

Sailing schedules are published at the Zapyškis and Kulautuva piers and on website  www.kaunorajonas.lt

 

More information:

Ferry „Nevėžis“

 

FERRY „Vilkynė“

Vilkija pier

Vydūno al., Vilkija

55.03911817607338, 23.574892583865445

River motor ferry „Vilkynė“ is the only ferry across the Nemunas in Lithuania that lifts pedestrians, cyclists and cars from Vilkija to Pavilkijys (Šakiai district) and back.

Working hours: from 7.00AM to 8.30PM

Operates from May to November

Tickets sold on board

 

More information:

Ferry „Vilkynė“

 

 

Wake parks

 

Dock7

Pamario g. 6, Kulautuva

www.dock7.lt

 

Vanduo Marse

Sausinės g. 20, Žemaitkiemis

www.vanduomarse.lt

 

 

Kayaks for rent

 

Panerio poilsiavietė

Panerio g. 17, Ginėnų k., Lapės

www.paneriopoilsiaviete.lt

 

Žemyn Dubysa

Dubysos g. 10, Vilkijos apyl.

www.zemyndubysa.lt

 

I. Zalenso stovyklavietė

Padubysio k., Vilkijos apyl.

www.zalensai.lt

 

Skrieju Dubysa

www.skrieju-dubysa.lt

 

 

Kulautuva’s beach

Pamario g., Kulautuva

54.9359943761453, 23.647450413029752