The River Soca -The “Soca River” Slovenia

The River Soca Slovenia:  Tucked away in the Julian Alps just an hour away from the Mediterranean coast lies this beautiful outdoor paradise the River Soca, bringing early spring high-water training and lower summer levels which caters for all grade of paddlers. The Soca River has short shuttles to this spectacular emerald green river that flows though amazing scenery giving you the ideal classroom to improve and learn new river skills and techniques. The Soca Valley is a charming valley where both great wars were fought is filled with history and tales of battles and bravery. We have visited the Soca River since 2009 and its many sections and tributaries, which will provide a week long full of glorious paddling and memories, making you want to return to the River Soca as we have done. White Water Kayaking on the  River Soca offers class 2 to class 5 with many other outdoor activities available such as climbing, cycling, hiking, para gliding making this a superb destination for all the family. Bovec is a lovely small Alpine town with bars, restaurants and outdoor activity shops to cater for your off the water time.

Our season on the River Soca starts in April and goes all the way till early October; Slovenia is our European logistical base, giving us easy access to the rest of the Northern and Southern Alps.

May: White Water Kayaking on the  River Soca in Slovenia , provides us with the abundance of different sections of White Water. With the spring snow melt keeping the river at perfect levels for running all the sections and learning alpine river running tactics. the secret to running harder white water is training on the deep pushy white water that the river Soca provides. if you finds yourself wanting to run harder White Water, however need fine tuning on the basics, driving the boat, breaking in and out, boofing and tight controlled turns. White Water Kayaking on the River Soca can provide the classroom for such things.

July and August White Water Kayaking on the River Soca in Slovenia provides low water training, still deep and powerful white water to provide you with the perfect classroom for technique training and a fantastic holiday experience.

A. May perfect Alpine delight, every river section goes 

May 25th- 1st June 6 spaces left.

B. Soca Development Week:  This Course is White Water Kayaking on the river Soca, it is aimed at the grade 2/3 paddler. Who wants to learn and truly understand more about foundation tactics and river running skills used on grade 2 that can be on harder grades and it never changes. Kayaking on the Soca River provides us with abundance of learning environments to suit your requirements. The river Soca is the perfect summer classroom, white water kayaking in Slovenia does not come better then the Soca River for learning these skills. Logistics and shuttles are close and quick, the food is amazing and the beautiful country will take your breath away.

Soca Slovenia July 27th 3rd August 3 spaces left.

Soca Slovenia  10th – 17th August   6 spaces

Soca Slovenia  24th– 31st  August     6 spaces.

C. Advanced Alpine River skills:  This Course is White Water Kayaking on the river  Soca Slovenia,  aimed at the grade 3/4 paddler wanting to push themselves on grade 4, working on river running tactics getting you ready for steeper rivers of Italy. The River Soca for White Water Kayaking provides us with abundance of learning environments to suit you and your needs. The crystal clear water allow for getting that blade in deep, the beautiful landscape is breath taking and the perfect place to push your skills  whilst being coached on the cutting edge of simple modern technique. Slovenia and White Water kayaking on the Soca River (River Soca) is world class and this is why we keep going back.

 Soca Slovenia 3rd  10th August     6 spaces

  Soca Slovenia 17th – 24 th August    6 spaces

Day one:  Airport pick up, settle into accommodation.

Sunday  Day 2  to Friday day 6  is paddle and play time.

Day seven:  Fly home


Fully catered package includes: airport pick up if needed, 6 days coaching and guiding, 7 nights’ accommodation and 3 meals a day, breakfast, lunch and an evening meal, Three nights of which will be dinning out in a local restaurant and weather dependent BBQ’s if the sun is out. On the last evening, we will dine out or BBQ but split the bill.

£995 per person with boat and paddle hire.

£850 Per Person with your own kit.

Group Discount for 6 people or more. Contact us for details.

What is included: 

Coaching from one of our world class paddlers/coaches


Food: 6 days equaling 3 meals a day beginning on the day one evening


Boat/Paddle hire if needed.

What’s not included:

The final night we all go out and split the bill.

Flights Tips Insurance.

We have public liability insurance but we advise you to take out travel insurance for your adventure.

Alcoholic drinks.

River passes.

Snacks and drinks.