River and sea adventure kayaking trip, from Slovenia to Croatia
3+3 days or more
2 to 6 people
It’s an adventure kayaking trip that combines two paddlesport disciplines: whitewater and sea kayaking. In one journey you will enjoy the Slovenian Alps and the Croatian Sea, linking two beautiful environments by driving only 4 hours.
The first part of the trip takes place in one of the most beautiful rivers of Europe, the Soca river in Slovenia. With cold emerald waters immersed in pristine woods, in one of the most remote valleys of the Alps.
The second part of the journey takes us in the transparent sea of northern Croatia, in the fascinating Kvarner, between the island of Krk and the rest of the archipelago to discover remote beaches and immerse in the nature of the mediterranean sea.
River kayaking in the Soča Valley offers itineraries of difficulty suitable for all levels, long stretches of calm waters with low currents alternating with easy rapids are the ideal scenario for practicing and learning the technique of whitewater kayaking. There are also sections of 3 and 4 class rapids that can be tackled in rafts. In fact, you can use single torrent kayaks, double kayaks, inflatables, sit on tops according to your level of confidence to progress in the knowledge of the technique and enjoy a safe and fun experience. The goal is to discover this beautiful river, have fun doing it safely whitewater kayaking.
The Soča Valley in Slovenia, close to the Italian border, is a paradise for outdoor sports and has its center in Bovec, where you can breathe a mountain atmosphere enlivened by the many sports practiced. The program of activities is fully customizable and adaptable to your goals and desires and can be integrated with other activities such as cycling or trekking. Every day we face a stretch of river suited to our abilities and we will live the experience of going down with the current and tackling its rapids in complete safety. Marco, whitewater instructor (American Canoe Association), for him the Soca river is “his” river, as he knows it in detail. He is available to accompany you and follow you in the refinement of the ww technique.
Location: the village of Bovec.
After the first part of the trip we move (4 hours driving) through Slovenia to then enter Croatia and head to the Island of Krk from where we start a sea kayak trek to discover this island and its surrounding islands. We are in the heart of Kvarner, in an idyllic landscape for sea kayaking. The island of Krk, sometimes wild, is full of beaches and offers pristine and different sceneries, ideal for paddling a few days independently. We will follow an itinerary in the wildest area of the island using kayaks to travel and discover the secret bays, small inlets and the most beautiful beaches. Marco is also a sea kayak instructor for the American Canoe Association and he knows Kvarner well, he will be your guide on this adventure. This trip is entirely customizable and is tailor-made in terms of duration, routes and intensity. It is a journey that can be faced by anyone with a spirit of adventure and physical abilities, it does not necessarily have to be an expert, on the contrary if you are a beginner it can be a unique opportunity to learn.
Location: Island of Krk.