The kayak trip is  a shorter version of the regular kayak school session for the ones who just want to go for it without detailed explanation of paddling technics and in-dept practice of river positioning and navigation. 1.5 hours rivertime including more river running with less detailed instruction talk and lesson from the instructor. You can learn basic white water techniques and put them in action immediately on a beginner friendly river environment.

If you are interested in the more detailed teaching check the kayak school trip out.

Trips start 2 times a day usually at 9AM | 1PM| 4PM
Bovec main square
2.5 hours all included, 1.5h rivertime
Professional instructor Transportation with minibuses
Kayak Wetsuit and Shoes
Helmet Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
, Spray skirt and paddle
Swimming suit
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 1.5 hours while the instructor gives tips for improving kayaking technique and helps with the rescue in the event of capsize and wet exit, however this trip is mainly about staying in the middle of the river travelling downstream without detailed explanation and mastering white water navigation techniques. If you want the full teaching check the kayak school trip out.

Arriving at the takeout


Carrying kayaks to the parking and getting changed


Transport back to Bovec


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