2012 Alps White Water


We are delighted to announce that Canoeing Ireland is intending to run a Series of Alpine Kayaking Courses once again this year.  Please see details of the proposed courses below. 
This year we have decided to try something a little bit different from the previous years.  The programme of courses will be as follows:  


  Dates Title

Total Places


Places Available

Course  1 June   2nd - 7th Essentials 8 Soca, Slovenia 2
Course  2 June 9th - 14th Progression 8
Soca, Slovenia  
Course  3 June 16th - 21st Essentials 12 Soca, Slovenia Course Full


Cost €1,050
Booking depost of €100

Click here for Booking Form

All courses include - Full board and lodging
- 6 day Kayaking Programme
- Provision of modern whitewater kayak on site
- All in-course transport

Courses do not incude  
- International travel costs

Alps Progression Course
Sat 9 Jun – Thur 14 Jun 
Course Cost €1,050

Advanced Paddling Course incorporating Level 4 Skills Assessment and RSR 2.  This course will be run on the Soca in Slovenia on Gr III and Gr IV white water.  This course is suitable for individuals looking for a challenging and enjoyable kayaking experience on Alpine kayaking on Grade III and IV  rivers in a safe environment with expert tuition.  Course participants should be of an aspirant Level 4 Skills Standard.

Essentials Course
Sat 2 Jun - Thur 7 Jun
Sat 16 Jun – Thur 21 Jun 
Course Cost €1,050

Intermediate Paddling Course incorporating Level 4 Skills Training and RSR 2.  This course will be run on the Soca in Slovenia on Gr II and Gr III white water.  Course participants should be of a Level 3 Skills Standard and looking to push their personal skills into the Grade III environment. This course is for paddlers looking to spread their wings and experience Alpine Grade III white water in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere with expert tuition. Ideal for those who wish to progress their white water skills and/or those who have not been in the Alps before.

Additional Travel Information 
As of mid March return flights were in the region of €140 to €185. The easiest way to get to the training course sites is to rent a car on arrival for the week between 3-4 people, this also gives you some independence during the week.  Car rental for the week starts at €150 with Hertz car hire.

These trips have a limited number of places so early booking is advisable

Canoeing Ireland will also be running Level 5 Kayak Skills Courses and Assessments in the European Alps during the month May, please keep an eye on the training calendar for details.


For further information contact -

Canoeing Ireland
Sport HQ
Park West
Dublin 12 

Tel: 01 6251105
Email: training@canoe.ie