By inflow of the river Janj, in the village of Šipovo, it becomes one of the few travertine rivers in BiH, because it has a number of travertine barriers in its riverbed, and is unique for its natural beauties and phenomena.
In its course, in the municipality of Jezero, in the natural way Pliva Lakes are formed (Big and Small Pliva Lake). Lakes are suitable for relaxation and recreation, especially for rowing sports.
Due to its exceptional clarity, the specific colors are very attractive to tourists and lovers of sport and fly fishing. In 2015, 35th World Championship in fly-fishing was held on the Pliva River.