The Soča River is a popular European kayaking destination. Offering varying levels of difficulty (from I to V), the rapids are suitable for beginners as well as advanced kayakers who prefer a technically demanding course.

Sports companies in the Bovec area offer:

  • beginner and advanced kayaking courses for children and adults;
  • guided kayaking trips;
  • kayaking camps and workshops;
  • kayak eskimo roll courses;
  • equipment rental;
  • kayaking equipment shops;
  • international competitions in whitewater kayaking.

Kayaking can also be done on the Koritnica. The Lago del Predil in Italy is suitable for beginners.

Those who do not know the river are advised to take an experienced guide for a trip down the river.

If you want to go on the river you will need a permit. Before you start please check the information on navigation regime and security

Safety on rivers

A map of the Soča and the Koritnica Rivers with entry and exit points