One kayak instruction session will probably leave you with a few questions so why not join for an other one in a discounted price.  2 times half day long kayak instruction sessions might just get you the confidence what you need to progress in this beautiful sport safe and sound.

  1. Day takes place on on a beginner friendly section of the emerald Soca river to run white water safely for the first time.
  2. Day can be organised on the same section that we run on the previous day with a few more advanced exercises or on the upper section of the Soca river in a class I-II+ white water environment with more challenging rapids but with relatively easy flows.
Trips start in the morning or afternoon
Bovec main square
3 hours/day
Professional instructor Transportation with minibuses
Kayak Wetsuit and Shoes
Helmet Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
, Spray skirt and paddle
Swimming suit Drinks and energy bars (snacks)
Instructor gratuity
RECOMMENDED if present
  • Underlayer made of Polypropylene/plastic | NO Cotton
  • Socks made of wool or neoprene | NO Cotton





Usually we meet in Bovec, main square or at the kayaking base

Getting the necessary gears for the activity

You ll be quing up in the base and each participant are going to get all the items required for kayaking and to be safe and warm on the river.

Short drive to the river put in

You ll be transported to the starting. The section of the kayaking trip may change according to actual water levels of the Soca river

Getting in the gear

It is time to jump into the wetsuits and put on the flotation devices and helmets. There might be a quick photo opportunity with your personal phones but then every valuable needs to be taken in the cars. Cars will be waiting at the river takeout.

Safety Briefing

Kayak instructor teaches you all about white water kayaking including:
  • Location, actual river level, actual river hazards
  • Proper wear of safety equipment, PFDs, Helmets
  • Sitting position in the kayak, kayak outfitting/adjustments
  • Paddling instructions, stoke progression, balancing, edging, bracing
  • Wet exit or eskimo roll
  • Swift water reading, Edys
  • Short – Long swimmer rescues, self rescue
  • Team management
  • Worst case scenarios

Begin floating down the river

Rivertime usually takes around 2 hours while the instructor actively works on mastering proper river running techniques and helps with the rescue in the event of capsize and wet exit.

Arriving at the takeout


Carrying kayaks to the parking and getting changed


Transport back to Bovec


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