Bohinj offers plenty of opportunities for various sports. Biking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, canoeing, canyoning, paragliding, climbing, backcountry skiing ...
Bohinj lake and the nearby rivers with easy to moderate rapids are suitable for beginners. More demanding descents are easily accessible by car. Equipment hiring, kayak school and organized descents are available.
Rafting in Bohinj is usually possible in spring and autumn, sometimes also in July and August. Routes are from first to fourth degree of difficulty, approximately 10 km in length. All routes start with the easier part and end with adrenaline.
Canyoning takes place in Mostnica river where you can enjoy in fantastic gorges and cristal-clear water. Canyoning is usually feasible only in the summer when the level of rivers drops enough to enable safe swimming.
Icelandic horses are available on Ranch Mrcina by the Bohinj lake. You can rent a horse and go riding on your own or take one of the courses, available at the Ranch. Icelandic horses are suitable for children and beginners.
Cross-country skiing trails are available in the Bohinj valley or higher on ski resorts. Best conditions for cross-country skiing are on Pokljuka, 30 min from Bohinj. Equipment rental is available.
Bohinj offers excellent opportunities for backcountry skiing. From easy skiing to demanding mountaineering descents from the highest peaks. Equipment rental and professional guides are available.
You can play golf on the King's golf course in Bled, half an hour drive from Bohinj. 18-hole golf course is known as one of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe.
Canoeing is possible on lake Bohinj or on more difficult nearby rivers. You can join an organized excursion with the benefit of assured safety, expert guidance and relaxed company or take the ride on your own.
Hydrospeed is a special small raft made from polyurethane, designed for descending rapids. Under professional guidance, the activity is suitable for all ages. A neoprene suit protects you from the cold and the bumps.
Bohinj offers some great spots for paragliding. Beginners can take the paragliding course with experienced instructor pilots. Tandem flights and equipment rental are also available.
Bohinj is one of the most popular climbing centers in Slovenia. A number of climbing sites of all degrees of difficulty are available to all, beginners, families and those who seek the most challenging courses.
When strong winds start to blow from the high Bohinj mountains, they create excellent conditions for windsurfing on the lake.
Bohinj also offers good conditions for sailing on the lake. From leisurely sailing in weak winds to expert sailing in times of strong winds. You can rent sailing boats at the lake.
Skating on a frozen lake
At least a part of Lake Bohinj freezes in the winter. If the cold is strong enough, the whole lake becomes frozen. When the ice is thick enough, you can put on your skates and skate all over the lake.