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Raft Slovenia: A quick guide to rafting in Slovenia

 
 
INTRODUCTION

Rafting in Slovenia offers the chance to explore some of the majesty of this country, whilst at the same time enjoying what is primarily an adrenaline based adventure. From the more casual to the extreme, Slovenia's rivers offer it all. Arguably the best rafting river is the Soča as it wends it way along the breathtaking beauty of the Soča Valley. That's not to say that the Upper Savinja, Sava, Kolpa and Krka Rivers will not peak your interest and generate ample amounts of adrenaline. No matter which river you choose, the scenery and adventure will not disappoint.

 

 

 

 

 

Map showing the Rafting Rivers in Slovenia

For more detailed interactive maps click on indivual river tabs below

SOČA RIVER

 

Slovenia's best rafting and most breathtaking river scenery is arguably on the Soča River; one of Slovenia's most beautiful rivers. Rafting is great for people wanting to experience the wild Soča River but who do not want to go it alone in a kayak - and is suitable for complete beginners as well as kids as young as 5.

 

Rafting on the Soča River - Slovenia

Rafting on the Soča River - Slovenia


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The Soča River - Slovenia Rafting

The Soča River - Slovenia Rafting

 

Bovec & Soča Valley Links:

Activities and things to do > Top 10 must sees > Local weather forecast >
Self-catering Accommodation > Hotel accommodation > Real estate >
Bovec Kanin - Sella Nevea ski area > Slovenia Tours & Day Trips > Soča River >
Tolmin Gorge > The Soča Valley - WW1 > Nadiža River >
Kobarid > Bovec > Most na Soči >
The Trenta Valley > Kozjak Waterfall > Mangart Mountain >

 

 

UPPER SAVINJA RIVER

 

There is good rafting possible on the Upper Savinja River with some major centres around Luče and Ljubno. The upper stream is great for those wanting more adventure, whilst around Luče the river widens and becomes slower.

 

Guided tour - Slovenia Rafting

Guided tour - Slovenia Rafting


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Taking a break from the rafting action

Taking a break from the rafting action

 

Kamniško Savinjske Alps & Pohorje Massif Links:

Activities and things to do > Top 10 must sees > Local weather forecast >
Self-catering Accommodation > Hotel accommodation > Real Estate >
Kamnik > Logar Valley > Velika Planina >
Rinka Waterfall > Maribor > Grintovec >
Mali Grad > Zaprice Castle > Arboretum Botanical Gardens >

 

 

SAVA RIVER
 

 

There is easy rafting possible on the upper part of the Sava Bohinjka River which runs from Lake Bohinj towards Bled or the Sava River running south of Bled. More challenging is the section of the Sava Bohinjka between Soteska and Bohinjska Bela.

 

Navigating the rocks

Navigating the rocks


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Two rafts on the river - Slovenia Rafting

Two rafts on the river - Slovenia Rafting

 

Bled & Bohinj links:

Activities and things to do > Top 10 must sees > Local weather forecast >
Self-catering accommodation > Hotel accommodation > Real estate >
Vogel & Kobla ski resorts > Slovenia Tours & Day Trips > 7 Lakes Valley >
Bled Castle > Lake Bled > Lake Bohinj >
Pokljuka > Radovljica > Sava Bohinjka River >
Slap Savica > Vintgar Gorge >  

 

 

KOLPA RIVER

 

Forming a natural border between Slovenia and Croatia the Kolpa River wends its way through a fertile valley; part of what remains of unspoiled Europe. Starting in Oscilnica it is possible to use mini-rafts on the Kolpa River criss-crossing both countries on the numerous rapids towards Brod na Kolpi.

 

Mini rafts along the Kolpa River

Mini rafts along the Kolpa River


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Rafting the Kolpa River

Rafting the Kolpa River

 

Lake Cerknica & Kolpa Valley Links:

Activities and things to do > Top 10 must sees > Local weather forecast >
Self-catering Accommodation > Hotel accommodation > Real Estate >
Lake Cerknica > Snežnik Castle > Križna Jama >
Rakov Škocjan > Iška Gorge > Kočevski Rog >
The Park of Military History >    

 

 

KRKA RIVER

 

The Krka River is suitable for rafting between the villages of Smihel and Žužemberk and makes an excellent day trip offered by a variety of local specialists.

 

Riding white water - Rafting Slovenia

Riding white water - Rafting Slovenia


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Readying the raft

Readying the raft

 

Celje & The Krka Valley Links:

Activities and things to do > Top 10 must sees > Local weather forecast >
Self-catering Accommodation > Hotel accommodation > Real estate >
Otočec Castle > Podsreda Castle > Brežice Castle >
Pleterje Monastery > Kostanjevica na Krki Monastery >  

 

 

Soča River

Sava Bohinjka

Sava River

Lepa Soča Apartment

2 br apt - Bovec

Villa Belica

3 br chalet - Lake Bohinj

Alpine Retreat

2 br chalet - Lake Bled

Kot House

3 br chalet - Bovec

Chalet Planina

3 br chalet - Lake Bohinj

Panorama Apartments

4 apts - Lake Bled

Mala Vas Chalet

2 apts - Bovec

Villa Stare

3 br chalet - Ukanc

Emona Bled Apartments

2 apts - Lake Bled

Rose Cottage Bovec

Rose Cottage

4 br house - Bovec

Apartment Alpik Ukanc

Apartment Alpik

4 apts + 1 chalet - Ukanc

Sava View Apartments

3 apts - Lake Bled

Soča Penthouse

2 br apt - Most na Soči

Apartment Bohinjko

1 br apartment - Ribčev Laz

ffie Perine Apartments & Studio - Bled

Effie Perine Apartments & Studio

3 apts - Lake Bled

Maharač Apartments Kamno Bovec

Maharač Apartments

3 apts - Kamno

Villa Melody - Lake Bohinj

Villa Melody

3 br villa - Ribčev Laz

ffie Perine Apartments & Studio - Bled

Villa Rečica

3 br apt - Lake Bled

Soča Villa

5 br villa - Drobočnik

Pokrovec Cottage

3 br chalet - Pokljuka

Castle View House - Lake Bled

Castle View House

3 br house - Spodnje Gorje

Polovnik House

3 br chalet - Srpenica

 

The Red House Bled

The Red House

3 br chalet - Spodnje Gorje

Koritnica Apartments

2 apts - Kal Koritnica

 

Villa Koritno, Bled

Villa Koritno

5 br chalet - Koritno

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