supanje-cerknisko-jezero

Full day tour to Cerknica lake

MEET WILD CERKNICA LAKE AND UNESCO PROTECTED ŠKOCJAN CAVES!

Wild SUP Adventure is a day tour dedicated to stand up paddling on intermittent lake, exploring pristine Slovenian nature and visiting stunning Škocjan caves.

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FULL DAY TOUR PROGRAM

MEET THE WILDLIFE RESORT

We will start our active day at Cerkniško lake, an important wildlife resort especially as a nesting place for many bird species. Cerknica lake is intermittent lake, so the level of water is changing and so we have to catch the right time, when stand up paddling is even possible.

GET TO KNOW THE PADDLE BOARDING BASICS

The SUP tour starts with an introductory briefing on paddle-boarding and instructions on how to stand on the board. In the introductory course, you will get to know the SUP gear, paddle-boarding techniques and learn step by step how to find your balance on the board. Do not be scared of falling into the water – our survival statistics is 99%!

RELAX ON THE WATER

After we help you stand on your own two feet and feel safe, the SUP adventure begins. We will glide over the calm lake, between water lilies and flooded fields. We will listen to wonderful songs of the small birds and get lost in the wild natural park. The nature is stunning and stand up paddling is giving us the opportunity to explore it up close and personal.

VISIT ŠKOCJAN CAVES

After an active morning on sup we will follow our path towards the Škocjan Caves, a remarkable cave system, which have been UNESCO world heritage list since 1986. The most important underground phenomenon in the Karst region will overwhelm you with it's diverse stalactite and stalagmite formations and limestone pools.

VISIT A LOCAL KARST FARM

Vising a local farm, it's vine cellar, tasting Dried meat products, homemade bread, »jota«, sausages, various roasts with side dishes, gnocchi with goulash, vegetables, cooked »štruklji«, teran slice etc is your a second option, if you decide not to go in caves.

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Price & optional extras
Price of the tour:
  • Private tour: 160 € per person (min 2 persons)
  • Scheduled tour: 130 € per person
Optional Extras
  • Škocjan caves: 17 €;
  • Lunch at local farm, wine tasting.
What is included in the price?
  • Day SUP Tour to Cerknica lake, SUP program;
  • SUP gear rental (Red Paddle Co. board, paddle, leash);
  • Standup Paddling Introductory Course by ASI certified SUP instructor;
  • Transport from Ljubljana to Karst region;
  • Photos from the tour;
  • Healthy snack.
Where can I leave my stuff?

You can leave your backpack and valuable stuff in Bananaway van, which will be parked in a safe area near the beach.

What should I wear?

Swimming suits are a must in summer time. You can also wear a t-shirt, shorts, or something comfortable.

We will paddle-board barefoot but for walking around the town of Piran we recommend taking flip flops.

In spring and autumn it can get a little chilly so we recommend wearing a hoodie or something to keep you warm. Because the water can be cold, we can lend you a short wetsuit free of charge; just let us know what size you need.

What to bring on the tour?

A bottle of water, sunscreen and towel. If you plan to visit the Škocjan caves, wear comfortable shoes and a sweater. We also recommend a change of clothes, smile and positive energy.

Who will guide the tour?

The SUP tours are guided by an experienced ASI certified SUP instructor. Because we are trying to provide an all-inclusive and pleasant stand-up paddle-boarding experience, we use very stable Red Paddle Co boards that are perfectly suited for beginners or stand-up paddle-boarders with little experience.

Who can attend the tour?

The sightseeing SUP tours are not physically demanding and are suitable for anyone who knows how to swim, even without any prior knowledge of stand-up paddle-boarding.

Do you wish to wear a life jacket? Just let us know before the tour.

What about children?

They are welcome, of course! They simply adore stand-up paddle-boarding!

Children over 12 years of age can join us on their own SUP board, whereas younger kids can sit at the front of their (experienced) parent’s board where they will enjoy the experience as much as if they were holding the paddle themselves.

For their safety, children will wear life jackets.

What happens if the weather is bad?

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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