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This unique wetland nature reserve is located in southeastern Bačka, in the inundation area of the middle course of the Danube. The staple values of this area are the preservation and diversity of original orographic and hydrographic forms of marshes (holms, backwaters, ponds, swamps), preservation and abundance of original plant communities of marshes (forests, meadows, reeds, woodlands) and diversity and richness of fauna (206 species of birds and 24 species of fish), especially the presence of rare and endangered species. Due to its exceptional natural values, Koviljsko-Petrovaradinski Rit was declared an internationally important bird habitat (IBA) in 1989, and in 2005 acknowledged as an internationally important plant area (IPA). In 2004 this nature reserve was listed as a protected area dependent on water, and essential for the Danube basin (ICPDR), as well as entered on the list of wetlands of the Ramsar Convention (2012).

The educational trail at the ‘Kurjačka greda’ site is 1000 m long, and it is suitable for smaller groups of visitors.

‘Šlajz’ Locality – The locality offers of boat rentals for boat rides and fishing.

‘Tikvara’ Nature Park – It is located beside the embankment, next to the local road, and in the immediate vicinity of the Kovilj Monastery. On the site there is an Environmental-educational centre consisting of an outdoor classroom with benches and tables, as well as a bird observatory (capacity of 20-30 students) with a view of the surroundings dominated by woods and swamps.

The Kovilj Monastery, which dates back to the 13th century, can be integrated into tourist itineraries as it bears special significance and attraction in this area.