SEA PTUJ– Ptuj lake
Winter season. November, December, January, February 9.00 – 17.00 hours.
The summer season. from March to October, Sunday – Thursday 8.00 – 23.00 hours.
Friday, Saturday 08.00 – 02.00 hours.
From 1st may to 30 September, daily 8.00 – 19.00 hours.
The Ptuj lake – at first glance, this is a real sea! It was formed when the dam on the river Drava Ptuj under the and serves as a reservoir of water for hydroelectric power is Formed. The Ptuj lake is situated on 420-acres and is the biggest Slovenian permanent lake. Long stretches for 7.3 km, the widest part of the lake is 1.2 km, and its depth reaches 12 m. Near the lake is the remaining part of the river territory, which, since 1979, the first year is the Park’s territory, which is part of the Regional Park Szturmowy. It is home to over 230 species of birds, including protected species, living and survival which are dependent on the river dynamics of the rivers Drava and Dravinja. Their nests birds make and also on two Islands on the lake, which is home to such rare and protected bird species like cormorant, common tern, gull and others.
Next to lake Ptuj is situated the Marina of Satchel – the first and the only Marina that is not located on the seashore in Slovenia. It offers 60 permanent moorings for yachts and other vessels with a draught of up to 1.3 meters. During the skating season at the yacht from 1st may to 30th September – it offers visitors a panoramic trip on the tourist boat “CIGNA”(tern), which takes on Board your 22 passenger. While riding in the vessel daily at 17.00 and on Sundays at 15.00, 17.00 and at 19.00 you can enjoy a wonderful view that opens before your eyes – the center of antique, with its rich history of the town and its unforgettably pleasant for your eyes pleasure. River station where you can take pleasure craft are in the Marina, near the restaurant “Ribic” (the fisherman). in Thermae. and since July – Sabotaj. For panoramic walks the ship can be hired outside its regular schedule of walks.
The Container Bar is located in the Marina offer visitors a variety of hot and cold drinks, cocktails, snacks and ice cream. For sports enthusiasts in close proximity there are playgrounds for beach volleyball, handball or football on the sand. Here every summer, organize a Beach Master is the largest Slovenian international tournament on volleyball on the sand. On Ptuj lake and near it are a variety of interesting activities. national championship in rowing, sports event Rentaria, a sailing regatta is the Core (the sail) of the Container and many other events that comprise the Summer program at Ptuj sea. Daily it offers a wide range of opportunities for relaxation and recreation on land and water: water skiing ( due to high demand we recommend pre-arrangement by phone), boarding, Windsurfing, kite surfing, Canoeing, kayaking, catamarans, motor boats. You can also go fishing and beach volleyball, and around the lake there is a walking path where you can ride on the bike.
Sailing on reservation you can arrange the rental for the whole day or two half-day sailing J-24 (7,24 m). optionally with an experienced instructor, yachtsman or skipper. Those of you who crave less adventurous, you can rent a motorized rubber inflatable boat or fun to spin the pedals rented a water bike. In the company of ferrymen of the Container Ptuj you can rent a canoe or kayak, and without the motor, working the oars, to go to Terme Ptuj. But if you want to keep the water took all your accumulated stress and tension of the working week, then a long descent along the old course of the river Drava is the right choice and appropriate rest and recreation for individual tourists, families or groups of tourists. Transport of people and all necessary equipment is provided to the place from which the journey can begin.
Whatever your choice, Ptuj sea will not leave you indifferent, despite the time of year or in what part of the day you will go to him.For the romantics we especially recommend to visit the Ptuj lake during sunset is a truly memorable event!