SUP Tour in Emerald Soca Valley

VISIT THE REMOTE EMERALD VALLEY AND TRY OUT THE BEST SUMMER ACTIVITY!

The Soča Valley is a jewel of Slovenia and a must-visit destination of true outdoor enthusiasts. The Emerald River flowing through the valley will undoubtly take your breath away! It is hardly surprising that the famous Slovenian poet Simon Gregorčič wrote a poem about it.

Soca river is the main gem of the valley, but we can not overlook Predil lake, which is just aroung the corner.

Based on your paddleboarding experiences you can join a relaxing & fun paddle-boarding tour at Most na Soci and lake Predil (meant for anybody, who can swim) or adrenaline rushing tour at Bovec, where we’re gona rock the rapids (meant for experienced paddler).

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Soca river in Soca Valley Slovenia

4 SUP TOUR OPTIONS BASED ON YOUR EXPERIENCES

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Exploring secret corners of Soca river with sup,
  • sup course for beginners,
  • sup & fun games,
  • Gopro memories,
  • true connection with a nature,
  • best location you will ever paddle!
SUP EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

No previous sup experience needed, sup tour is ment for every traveller. Wheather you are a total beginner or you tried paddle-boarding a few times, this is a tour for you, as the tour has a relaxing pace.

PADDLING DISTANCE: 

The whole tour is 8 km long, which is just perfect, you will feel a bit tired, but not exhausted. We will be on the water for 3 hours.

SUP TOUR SCHEDULE AND MEETING TIME:

Sup tours are scheduled for every day between 1.3. and 15.10., spots are limited, so the earlier you book the earlier we send you confirmation. 🙂

Meeting time:

  • 3 PM in Bovec, if you are staying in Bovec,
  • 4 PM in Most na Soči, if you come to the location by your own car.

End time by: 

  • 7 PM sup tour end in Most na Soči,
  • 8 PM we return to Bovec.
PICK UP LOCATION:

Sup tour includes a transportation from Bovec, but you can join us also on spot at Most na Soči, if you come by car. The exact locations we will send you after the booking.

DETAILED PROGRAM:

We will meet in our basement in the center of Bovec. After a short introduction, we will give you all the necessary equipment – shoes, neoprene, and optionally lifevest. Once we are ready, we will start a 45min drive through Soča Valley. After arrival at the starting point, you can get changed, and leave your dry clothes in the van secured.

We will have a briefing session about the stand up paddleboard and the correct technique of standing and paddling, and then slowly start the journey down the river. This part of the river is calm and perfect for beginners as well. During our journey we will have breaks to jump off cliffs, swim, and relax in the emerald water.

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Stand up paddle boarding Soca river, Soca valey, Slovenia
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • whitewater sup experience to remember,
  • whitewater sup course,
  • unforgetable tour,
  • Gopro memories.
SUP EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

This tour is ment for confident paddleboarders, who want to learn more about whitewater paddleboarding and want to improve whitewater paddling skills.

PADDLE DISTANCE:

The whole tour is 10 km long. The whole tour is cca 3,5 hours long (from pick up to drop of).

SUP TOUR SCHEDULE AND MEETING TIME:

Sup tours are scheduled for every day between 1.3. and 15.10., spots are limited, so the earlier you book the earlier we send you confirmation. 🙂

Meeting time: 9 AM in Bovec

End time by: 12.30 PM in Bovec

PICK UP LOCATION:

Sup tour includes a transportation from Bovec, the exact location we will send you after the booking.

DETAILED PROGRAM:

We will start with a briefing session about hydrology, whitewater paddling techniques, and safety, and then have a warm-up on the flat part of the river to practice and gain confidence. When we are ready, we will go down the river, run small rapids, practice different techniques and tricks, and enjoy the adrenaline adventure!

We are happy to educate you about whitewater paddleboarding and show you how to paddle through rapids confidently. Our professional certified guide will teach you based on your current experience. He will lead you in between the waves of the Soča river while always keeping eyes on you.

GEAR INCLUDED:
  • sup equipment,
  • neoprene suit & shoes,
  • helmet, knee and shin protection,
  • livesaving vest.
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HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Surrounded by magnificient rocky mountains,
  • paddling aroung small island,
  • sup course for beginners,
  • sup & fun games,
  • Gopro memories,
  • true connection with a nature.
SUP EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

No previous sup experience needed, sup tour is ment for every traveller. Wheather you are a total beginner or you tried paddle-boarding a few times, this is a tour for you, as the tour has a relaxing pace.

DISTANCE TO PADDLE:

The whole tour is 5 km long, the whole tour is 4 hours long.

SUP TOUR SCHEDULE AND MEETING TIME:

Sup tours are scheduled for every day between 1.3. and 15.10., spots are limited, so the earlier you book the earlier we send you confirmation. 🙂

Meeting time: 9 AM in Bovec

End time by: 12.30 PM in Bovec

PICK UP LOCATION:

Sup tour includes a transportation from Bovec, but you can join us also on spot at Most na Soči, if you come by car. The exact locations we will send you after the booking.

DETAILED PROGRAM:

We will meet in our basement in the center of Bovec. After a short introduction, we will give you all the necessary equipment – shoes, neoprene, and optionally lifevest. Once we are ready, we will start a 20min drive through the Predil pass. After arrival at the starting point, you can get changed, and leave your dry clothes in the van secured.

We will have a briefing session about the stand up paddleboard and the correct technique of standing and paddling. After taking off from the shore we will play games to maintain balance and then explore the lake. We will also stop for cliff jumping, swimming and try out some tricks.

GEAR INCLUDED:
  • sup gear (board, paddle, leash),
  • neoprene suit, shoes and optionally lifevest.
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HIGHLIGHTS:
  • exploring secrets of emerald Soca with SUP,
  • introductory sup course for beginners,
  • short hike in Bovec,
  • meet a highlands at Vrsic mountainpass,
  • local diner at a cabin in mountains,
  • local insights.
SUP EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

No previous sup experience needed, a day tour is ment for every active traveller, who would like to make a day escape to amazing Soca valley.

DISTANCE TO PADDLE:

The whole tour is 8 km long, which is just perfect, you will feel a bit tired, but not exhausted.

WHERE WE WILL TAKE YOU?

We will pick you up in Ljubljana or Bled, then we will drive you to Most na Soči for relaxing 3-4 hours long sup tour. We will glide under the famous bridge and experience a true paddle-boarding paradise! Bridges, canyon, cliffs and rocks are creating a very interesting playground and the best sup location in Slovenia.

After the tour we will drive through the valley, take a short hike to the gorgeous Kozjek waterfall, make quick stop at the Korita Gorge and marvell at the rock formation “Ajdovska deklica” or the Heathen Maiden before we finally reach the top of Vršič Mountain Pass.

DISTANCE TO PADDLE:

The whole tour is 8 km long, which is just perfect, you will feel a bit tired, but not exhausted.

SUP TOUR SCHEDULE AND MEETING TIME:

Sup tours are scheduled for every day between 1.3. and 15.10., spots are limited, so the earlier you book the earlier we send you confirmation. 🙂

Meeting time: 8 AM in Ljubljana, 8.40 at lake Bled

End time by: 8 PM in Ljubljana, 8.40 at lake Bled

PICK UP LOCATION:

Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Ljubljana or lake Bled.

DETAILED PROGRAM:

We will pick you up at your accommodation, than we will drive throught a valey to Idria or we will pass Sorica platau and reach Most na Soci village in Soca valley.

First we go paddling, we will have a briefing session about the stand up paddleboarding and the correct technique of standing and paddling. After taking off from the shore we will play games to maintain balance and then explore the lake. We will also stop for cliff jumping, swimming and try out some tricks. Sup tour takes 3 hours.

After the SUP tour we drive through Kobarid toward Bovec, we hike a waterfall, visit famous Korita and continue toward Vrsic mountain pass, where we look for Ajdova deklica and stop at a local cabin to taste local specialties from Alpine region.

We return to Ljubljana at 8PM.

GEAR INCLUDED:
  • sup gear (board, paddle, leash),
  • vest and neoprene shorty if asked.
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THE EMERALD SOCA VALLEY PROGRAM

VISIT SOČA VALLEY. The Soča Valley is a jewel of Slovenia and a must-see for outdoor enthusiasts. The Emerald River flowing through it will undoubtedly take your breath away! It is hardly surprising that the famous Slovenian poet Simon Gregorčič wrote a poem about it.

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LEARN TO PADDLE-BOARD. The SUP tour starts with an introductory briefing on paddle-boarding and instructions on how to stand on the board, so you can join even, if you have no prior experiences. With our help, beginner can paddle in 10 minutes.

EXPLORE. After you gain your balance and confidence on the board, the real fun begins. We will glide under the famous bridge and experience a true paddle-boarding paradise! Bridges, canyon, cliffs and rocks are creating a very interesting playground and the best sup location in Slovenia.

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HAVE FUN ON THE BOARD. It’s not only about paddling.
Crystal clean Soča and Idrijca river will make you wanna jump in and refresh yourself and even try some ballance challenges and yoga poses on the board!

Practical info

Wear something comfortable, for example a t-shirt and shorts. Swimming suits are a must in summer time.

In spring and autumn it can get a little chilly so we recommend wearing a hoodie or something to keep you warm. The Soča River is quite cold and, just in case, we will give you a short wetsuit.

For Whitewater SUP tour we will give you all the necessary equipment – shoes, neoprene, lifevest, helmet, and knee and shin protection. Once we are ready, we will take a 5min drive to the riverbank. After arrival at the starting point, you can get changed, and leave your dry clothes in the van secured.

No matter the sup tour option, you should bring:

  • water,
  • suncream,
  • change of clothes incase you fall in,
  • smile and some positive energy.

For a full day tour you should bring: 

  • more water (we recommend 1,5-2 l),
  • some snacks because we will not stop for food until afternoon,
  • comfortable shoes for hiking,
  • a sweater (in mountains can get colder).

Sebi is an ISA-certified SUP instructor and owner of the Bovec-SUP company. With more than 10 years of guiding experience, he knows how to make your SUP trip unforgettable. Whether it will be your first time on the paddleboard or you want to improve your whitewater paddling skills.

Ensuring the safety of paddle-boarders is our number one priority. We can take you paddle-boarding in sunny and cloudy weather, but not in case of heavy rain or strong wind.

If due to a bad weather forecast the SUP tour cannot be rescheduled for the afternoon or next day, we will give you a full refund. Cancellation and refund policy.

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  1. Select a date, sup tour option and fill in your personal information.
  2. Pay a 20% deposit for reservation and the rest when we meet in Bovec.

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