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Soča River: Kayaking for All Levels

1. Soča River: Kayaking for All Levels

Kayak down the wild Soča river and take in the pristine local scenery. If you’re new to kayaking, don’t worry, the river includes easy sections for beginners and technically difficult sections for more experienced kayakers.  Benefit from the safe and secure design of open kayaks where you sit on the top of the kayak. Learn all the best tips and techniques from professional, licensed guides in the most fun and professional way. Don’t worry about getting your phone wet while trying to snap pictures, your guide will be getting the best photos of you along the way so you can focus on having the most memorable kayaking experience possible. 

Bovec: Half-Day Kayaking Trip Down the Soča

2. Bovec: Half-Day Kayaking Trip Down the Soča

Enjoy a half-day inflatable kayak tour designed for those who don’t have a lot of experience with kayaking. Due to their design, the one-person Guppy and the two-person Ducky are much more stable than the traditional plastic kayak, making them easier to steer.  Take tour that is perfect for beginners or intermediate kayakers. Choose from a beginner (Class I-II) and an intermediate (Class II-III) route. Start with a briefing from your guide and learn about the river, safety procedures, and paddling techniques. Embark on an adventure down the most popular sections of the Soča river. The first section of the river is easier, so you have some time to practice what you've learned.  Challenge yourself with the second section , which is longer and more fun, with an open gorge, big rocks, waves, and rapids (Class II-III). During the journey, stop to jump around between rocks or try swimming down an easy rapid.

Bovec: Whitewater Kayaking on the Soča River

3. Bovec: Whitewater Kayaking on the Soča River

Witness the beauty and drama of the Soča River on an exciting whitewater adventure downriver from Bovec. Upon arrival at the office in Bovec you’ll be introduced to your kayak instructor for the day. Here you will be prepared with all the correct kayaking equipment, and provided with basic information about your upcoming adventure. Once all the paperwork and formalities are out of the way you will be transported to the starting point on the stunningly beautiful Soča River. This point will be determined by the instructor based on water levels and your prior knowledge and experience. You will then be instructed on all the basics of kayaking, how to maneuver safely through the currents, and how to safely react in different situations on the river. On your 5-10km journey down the Soča River you’ll encounter exciting rapids, navigate canyons, admire mountain vistas, and put all the techniques you learned to use! At the end of the trip, the driver will be waiting for you with warm clothes, where you will then change and be driven back to Bovec.

Bovec: Whitwater kayaking on the Soča River / Small groups

4. Bovec: Whitwater kayaking on the Soča River / Small groups

Meet your guide at the raft-shack in Bovec, where you will receive all the equipment needed for the activity including a wetsuit, lifejacket, helmet, and neoprene shoes. Take a 10-minute drive to the river then get dressed and once you are ready, listen to a safety briefing before your begins. The inflatable kayak is stable so you do not need to spend hours learning how to stay in it.  Explore the magical Soča River. Try your paddling skills on the easy swift current first then hit the waves and run the rapids. Feel like an advanced whitewater kayaker. Your instructor will take care of you and teach you the techniques, show you the best lines, and take pictures of the best moments of your adventure. 

Bovec: Kayak School On Soca River

5. Bovec: Kayak School On Soca River

The meeting point is in the office, which is located on the main square of Bovec. There you will be guided through the formalities and meet your guide. After just a short drive to the base, you will be handed all the necessary equipment for the adventure - neoprene suit, helmet, life jacket, kayak, and a paddle. There is an approximately 10-minute drive ahead of you to the starting point of your kayak trip. Since safety is the top priority, the instructor will first do a safety talk and introduce you to some basics of paddling the river. This trip is adjusted for beginners and will take place on a calmer section of the river. This can be also changed before the trip, depending on the kayaking experience of the customers. During the trip you will make short stops, so the instructor can introduce you to new techniques, when you have conquered the basics. When you come to the ending point of the tour, your driver will be waiting for you to take you back to Bovec city, where you will be dropped off at the main square.

From Bled: Sava River Kayaking Adventure

6. From Bled: Sava River Kayaking Adventure

Join experienced kayaking instructors on this 1.5 hour kayaking experience in the Bled area. After a safety briefing, receive your full kayaking gear, including a wet suit, life jacket, and helmet. If you are a first-timer, you will learn basic kayaking techniques before you paddle through a lush green and peaceful river environment, far from hustle and bustle. Head down the local Sava River, a perfect playground for beginners as well as intermediate paddlers. During the trip, your experienced guide will accompany you & take care of your safety. Your guide can also take pictures for you which you can pick up later on if you would like.

Bovec: PackRafting Tour on Soca River with Instructor & Gear

7. Bovec: PackRafting Tour on Soca River with Instructor & Gear

Discover one of the most breathtaking environment of the Alps while paddling down the unique emerald colored Soca river. Once you arrived to the raft shack which is located just one street down the main square of Bovec your guides will welcome you and will check you in. You will quickly receive your personal equipment like wetsuite, water shoes, helmet and a life vest. When the group is ready to go everyone will sit in the van. To get to the river takes about 10 minutes. While you get ready and get dressed your guide will inflate the packrafts. The next step is that your guide tell you everythig about safety and paddling technics. After than you start the 1.5 hours journey down the river. You will enjoy every minutes of the trip: the fantastic scenery, first time when you succeed to stop in an eddy, waves which hits you in the chest, jumps from rocks, the rapids, slalom courses between giant rocks, relaxing on calm sections and many more. Your experienced guide will show you the line and he will ensure your safety. He will also take several photos on the most spectacular spots. The photoalbum can be purchased afterwards. The driver with the van will be waiting for the group at the end of the trip. Here you change your clothes and you will be transported back to the raftshack.

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What people are saying about Slovene Littoral

Excellent fantastic extra … no words to describe. A must do, if you end up in Slovenia. For sure we will come again. Amazing river with amazing nature. Water is so clear, that you can drink it. Great guide and thx for fun. See you again next year.

We had a great time. It was well organized and the guides were very friendly. Though we never did kayaking before, we felt secure the whole time. Afterwards they sent us some nice pictures of the tour.

Really friendly staff. Very patient and interested in teaching. Equipment in very good condition. Was a lot of fun

As a kayak beginner, I felt very safe and in good hands with our guide. Super explained, nice tour, just great.

We were traveling with 4 kayaks and had two guides. We felt very safe on the water