Being on the Soca river, in a canyon or in the Soca-valley in general will definitely be once in a lifetime experience. Here you find a few tips what you should keep in mind before you embark on a journey. However the instructors will try to teach you all the essentials you need to know to avoid an accident, we can never guarantee 100% safety, therefore it is recommended before you embark on a journey to make sure you have proper extreme sport insurance to be fully part of the activity without having to worry of what might happen... and also if unexpected things do happen the following events will go as smooth as possible. Make sure you are in a good physical condition full of energy after a good sleep and reasonable sized breakfast or lunch. Grab a protein bar if you are in a rush and drink some water but do not arrive already hungry. You need your energy to be able to focus and function properly during a strenuous activity. Applying sunscreen is always a good idea on a sunny day but keep in mind you might not want to have it above your eyes on your forehead and under your gear (wetsuit) is also unnecessary. It might cause itching. Leave No Trace in nature. Intelligent people do not throw their trash away and for the rest it is not allowed. To avoid trashing the nature unintentionally you might leave your belongings such as rings, watches, sunglasses in the car as there is great chance of loosing them on the water. If you need your glasses to see, definitely bring them but apply a string to them or ask your instructor for help. If you wear contact lenses make sure you can afford to lose them. Have
Being on the Soca river, in a canyon or in the Soca-valley in general will definitely be once in a lifetime experience. Here you find a few tips what you should keep in mind before you embark on a journey.