Rafting adventure on the Struma River in Western Bulgaria!

Route:  Sofia - Kresna Gorge, The Struma River - Sofia
Transport:  Coach  (The Kresna Gorge is situated within 130 km from Sofia - about 2 h drive)
Price from: T/A

Rafting is thrilling, exciting, wet, and wild and an incredibly big fun! Going on a rafting excursion gives you the opportunity to see exiting parts of Bulgaria while practicing your favorite sport!

The Struma river in southwest Bulgaria, is the most convenient place for a rafting trip from Sofia, because the Kresna Gorge where the descend take place, is situated just 130 km south from the capital and it is prefect both for experienced and amateur rafters! 

We invite you to explore the amazing opportunity for an unforgettable rafting adventure in which you will be the leading actor!

Important to know
Active season /high water/: March - July
Low season /low water/: August - November
No previous physical fitness is required - suitable both for beginners and for experienced riders.
The rafting descend starting time is 10 am, 1 pm , 4 pm and the duration is about 3 hours.

Day - by - day Itinerary:

Day 1: Sofia - the Kresna Gorge - Sofia
We start our adventure at the “Adventure Net” rafting camp, where you will get detailed instructions and equipment for the rafting session. Then we drive to the Kresna Gorge from where we start the real fun. The rafting descend lasts about 3 hours and features an 11- kilometer long track. Every boat has a capacity of six to eight people, who are always leaded by a rafting instructor who goes with them on the boat. Transfer to the base camp is provided immediately after the descend, so that you can change and discuss the adventure in the cozy cafeteria.

Suggestions for optional activities:

  • Traditional home-made dinner at the  “Adventure Net” rafting camp
  • Outdoor party with live band and percussion improvisations
  • Accommodation – tent camp, private guest houses, motel rooms or family hotels in the town of Kresna;
  • CD with Professional photos or /and video of  the descend

The chosen optional suggestions can be incorporated in the rafting adventure progam according to your choice and the period of time you wish to spend in the beautiful surroundings of the Kresna Gorge – a day, a weekend or a week.

If you like the suggested program, ideas, services and this is really your kind of holiday please send us your request for further details! We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you our professional advice. Thank you!

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  • Extreme adrenaline rush + unforgettable emotions + fearless crew = amazing adventures and many new friends!



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What Is Included

  • Full rafting equipment: wetsuit, helmet, life vest, paddle and water boots.
  • Transport: Modern air-conditioned coach for the trip: Sofia - The Kresna Gorge -Sofia
  • Local transport to / from the starting/ending rafting spot
  • Medical Insurance
  • Experienced professional rafting instructor
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