Guides & Staff

We are always trying to keep the service quality and standards in the safety of our visitors on the highest level in the industry. TARASPORT family gathers the most interesting people from all the parts of Balkan region. Everyone does what they are best at and what they enjoy the most. Some of them are passion hikers and rafters while others enjoy making calculations and creative ideas to promote our business and region to the world. But all of us have one thing in common, and that is love for nature. And that is what keeps us together!

Guides

TARASPORT team is consisted of experienced and well-trained professionals, primarily: rowers, skippers, guides, hikers, climbers, cavers, environmentalists, skiers. Irrevocably infected by nature they are always looking for new challenges. All of them are certified and have appropriate leadership licenses. Also we have to mention, no matter from which country you are coming, we will easily communicate, cause our guides speak all leading world languages: English, Russian, Italian.

Igor Papovic

Igor Papovic Founder and rafting guide at Tarasport rafting club

Team Leader

  • Education: International Rafting Federation
  • Founder of Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Practicing rafting since 2005.
  • Speciality: Extreme rafting, White water rafting with high water volume (class 5-)
  • Training: Tara River, Vrbas, Struma, Soca, Cetina and Kupina

Ivan Papovic

Ivan Papovic IRF licensed guide

  • Education: International rafting federation, ICO Pro
  • Employment: Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Rafting practice since 2008. and Canyoning since 2010.
  • Speciality: Raft exebitions on water, Raft Spin, Canyon Exebitions.
  • Training: Tara River, Vrbas, Cetina and Kupina
  • Canyon Nevidio, Hrcavka canyon

Milanko Vukovic

Milanko guide

  • Education: International Rafting Federation
  • Employment: Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Practicing rafting since 2007.
  • Speciality: White water rafting with high water volume (class 5-), Body raft
  • Training: Tara river, Vrbas, Struma, Soca, Cetina and Kupina

Vladan Smrekic

Vladan Smrekicc PSBIH, PSRS mountaineering guide Tarasport

  • Education: PSBIH, PSRS certified by UIAA
  • Employment: Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Mountaineering (Hiking, Trekking) and Speleology practice since 2006.
  • Training: Durmitor, Maglic, Zelengora, Ljubisnja, Triglav.

Ognjen Matovic

Ognjen Matovic Mountaineering Guide Hiking and Trekking

  • Education: PSBIH, PSRS certified by UIAA
  • Employment: Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Mountaineering (Hiking, Trekking), Speleology and Canyoning practice since 2006.
  • Training: Durmitor, Maglic, Zelengora, Ljubisnja, Triglav.

Reservations

Gabriela Luc

Gabrijela Luc office assistant

  • Employment: Rafting Club TARASPORT
  • Career: Office Asistent

Everything you want to know about the tours and arrangements, feel free to ask our Reservations Department and Sales. This is a team that knows all the information and details about our programs, and the can help you to easily choose your perfect adventure in nature. Contact us at info@tarasportrafting.com.

Marketing

Any questions regarding marketing, advertising, or public relations, send to our marketing personnel to the marketing@tarasportrafting.com. Please indicate that your message is intended for Marketing Department.

Finances

While our guides along with the visitors deal with the adventures, our Finance Department deals with the currencies of all kinds. If you have questions regarding invoices or accounting, contact them at finance@tarasportrafting.com. Please indicate that your message is intended for Finance Department.