Slovenia - Introduction to kayaking white water
Novice to Beginner week
Prior to Your Flight - An opportunity to drop off any equipment Source will be driving out for you.
Day 1 – Meet at Ljubljana airport and drive to our base in Bovec and settle in. Allocate equipment and familiarise yourself with the local restaurants and bars.
Day 2 – Learning the key concepts to effective efficient kayaking focussing our attention on the application of our body and the relationship with the boat and the paddle and practicing forwards paddling, turning, steering strokes.
Day 3 - A shorter day to get you in the swing of things. Flat and gently moving water will help you learn the fundamentals of moving across the flow and moving in and out of flat and moving water.
Day 4 – A half day paddle followed by a chance to stretch your legs and walk up to Boka waterfall for a fantastic view up the Soca river to the mountains of the Julian Alps.
Day 5 – Now those newly acquired skills will be coming on thick and fast so we shall investigate a larger stretch of grade 2 white water enhancing your development in a fun manageable environment yet guiding you onto new levels of boating.
Day 6 – A longer day taking in a few sections now today will be a day to really show off those new skills on grade 2+ rapids interspersed with gentle and flat water and many an opportunity to take in the view and have a picnic lunch on route.
Day 7 – This is a choices day to be discussed and decided upon by the whole group. The day will end with a celebratory meal out with you Instructor and rest of the group.
Day 8 – Transfer to Ljubljana airport and return home
8 day long activity holiday of which 6 have professional coaching and guiding services provided by Source Adventure
Transfers to and from the Airport
(flights not included*)
Transport of all kayaks and technical equipment from Scotland to Slovenia and return.
Shuttle and driving services to and from the river
Accommodation in Sources section of a campsite in Bovec
Dining / cooking tents and relaxation area.
Evening celebratory meal at the end of the course.
(All other food is not provided but themed each night i.e. BBQ etc)
All for €750
• Flight from Edinburgh to Stansted – Stansted to Ljubljana airport with easyjet currently are priced at £140
• Flights from Edinburgh to Paris – Paris to Ljubljana airport with airfrance currently are priced at £240