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Tolmin, Slovenia
Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River

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Overview

Paddle down the Soča River during this 2-day intensive training course from Bovec. Take in the idyllic scenery as you learn how to safely maneuver the kayak from expert instructors. No experience is necessary; all equipment is included.
  • 2-day kayaking course on the Soca River
  • Expert kayaking guide paddles along with you
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Pickup and drop-off in central Bovec each day
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Professional guide
Equipment
Transport to the river and back
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Trg golobarskih žrtev 18 , Trg golobarskih žrtev 18, 5230 Bovec, Slovenia

The starting point for the kayak course is in our office in the center of Bovec (main square). You will recognize us by two red flags with our logo in front of the office.

8:00 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
Make your way to a central location in Bovec, where your driver is be waiting for you. Travel to the banks of the Soča River, where you meet your instructor and listen to a safety briefing and orientation. Get kitted out with a kayak, life jacket, and paddle, then take a short drive to the launch point. 

Learn about the laws of water flow and how to look out for hazards as you paddle for several miles. Practice the techniques you learned while your instructor coaches you. 

After your time on the river, transfer back to Bovec and take some time to talk about the day's paddle and what you learned.

Day 2 has a similar itinerary but the section of the river is determined by your progress from the previous day.
Itinerary
SPORT MIX
At the agreed-upon time, a friendly welcome will await you at the SPORT MIX agency. You will get acquainted with your kayak instructor who will then share some introductory information. After receiving all your kayaking gear, we will transport you to the entrance point on the Soča River, which will be determined by the instructor based on water levels and your prior knowledge and experience.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
River Soca
After putting on your gear, you will be instructed on the laws of water flow and the techniques to employ in maneuvering in those situations. In your 5 – 10 km descent of the Soča, you will put into practice the techniques you have learned and build on your knowledge so that you can safely and in a relaxed manner enjoy your kayaking experience. Each day at the end of your trip, our driver will be waiting to transport you back to Bovec. Upon return, we will conduct a short analysis and review of the day and agree on the next day’s plan.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Sport MIX
Upon return, we will check the pictures and conduct a short analysis and review of the day and agree on the next day’s plan.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
Sport MIX
At the agreed-upon time, we will meet in our office again. You will get your gear and will soon be ready to hit the rapids again.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Soca
We will transport you to the different entrance point on the Soča River, which will be determined by the instructor based on water levels and your results from day one.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Sport MIX
As a day before, upon return, we will check the photos from your course and agree on the next day’s plan.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
Sport MIX
Again we will meet at the agreed-upon time in our office. You will get your gear and will soon be ready to hit the rapids again.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Soca
We will transport you to the different entrance point on the Soča River, which will be determined by the instructor based on water levels and your results from day two.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Sport MIX
As a day before, upon return, we will check the photos from your course. The last day we arrange the formalities and we exchange farewells until next time.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for people without swimming knowledge.
  • Not recommended for guests with BMI higher than: for women 30, for men 40.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Sport Mix
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Whitewater Kayak Course on Soca River.

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Sren
, Jul 2020
Unser guide Marci war hervorragend. Durch seine lockere Art bei großartiger Beobachtungsgabe verhalf uns zu schnellen Erfolgen und viel Spass! Auch Organisation, Equipment waren auf höchsten Niveau. Können wir nur jedem empfehlen!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2020
Hey Soren =) thanky you so much for this =) Marci will be sooo happy to see it =) athank you also for the recommendation it really means a lot. And by all means welcome back antime for some refreshment of the kayak skills =) Kind regards, Nina, Sportmix team

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