Canyoning

Canyoning is a term used to describe swimming and descending down the beds of mountain rivers. Easier parts mostly include swimming and jumping in river pools, in narrower parts you have to use the rope and climb over high waterfalls.

Canyoning in Grmečica

Canyoning on the Grmečica River is quite an adventurous and bold experience. You can decide for a longer or shorter version. Waterfalls are climbed by ropes, the bravest will also have the chance to jump over an 8 m high waterfall into a natural river pool. Canyoning on the Grmečica River is recommended for experienced participants.

Short version:

  • elevation difference: 100 m
  • duration: 2 to 4 hours
  • difficulty: moderate
  • highest descent on a rope: 15 m h
  • ighest jump: 12 m (descent on a rope is also possible)

Longer version:

  • elevation difference: 200 m
  • duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • difficulty: demanding
  • highest descent on a rope: 15 m h
  • ighest jump: 12 m (descent on a rope is also possible)

An adventurous and exciting experience in the canyons of rivers Grmečica and Jerečica:

Canyoning in Jerečica river

Canyoning in the Jerečica gorge also includes many natural slides and descends. In some areas, ropes have to be used to descend on waterfalls. We offer a longer (moderate) and shorter (easy) version. The gorge can also be visited on rainy days since the water flow is not large.

Short version:

  • elevation difference: 150 m
  • duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • difficulty: easy highest
  • highest descent on a rope: 15 m h

Longer version:

  • elevation difference: 250 m
  • duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • difficulty: moderate
  • highest descent on a rope: 15 m h
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Clarifications and recommendations

The times of canyoning differ and depend on natural conditions. During the main season, there are various sports activities providers and canyoning is practically possible every day. The decision about the adventure mostly depends on safety conditions, since even a strong storm can make an easy adventure a risky one.

The precondition is that participants know how to swim. Participants are protected against cold by a neoprene suit. Professional guidance provides professional equipment, safety and a wonderful adventure and exploration of a different kind of world.

Canyoning providers in Bohinj