Water sports

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Water sports and water activities in Slovenia can satisfy even the most demanding guest every day of the year. One of the most popular and accessible sports is swimming, with swimming pools available in many thermal spas and hotels. Adventure sports are among the most enticing in Slovenia. If you want to go rafting or hydrospeeding, head for the River Soča. The Soča's smaller tributaries offer exciting canyoning.
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Holidays by the water

Did you know Slovenia is one of the richest European countries as regards the quantity of river water per ...


Slovenian rivers offer exciting but safe rafting. Operators provide all the equipment you need.


Hydrospeeding offers direct contact with water, as the only thing between you and the river is a small riverboard.


Kayaking in the rapids of the Soča, Sava, Savinja, Krka and Kolpa is an exciting experience.


Canyoning is the most exciting water sport you can safely experience in Slovenia.


You can swim in organised coastal bathing areas, lakes and numerous swimming pools.


Canoes are ideal for rowing on calmer Slovenian rivers, while mini rafts are excellent for low water levels.

Old-style rafting

Rafting in the old style on Slovenian rivers is a revival of a centuries-old, long-abandoned trade.

Water skiing

You can water ski in Slovenia at the coast, and it is also allowed on some lakes.

Nautics & Sailing

The bays of Piran and Koper are excellent starting points for sailing the Adriatic.


The sea between Piran and Strunjan offers divers excellent plant and animal diversity.


You can ride in motorboats in the Slovenian sea. They are available for hire if you don't have your own.

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