Slovenia activity holiday for families with teenagers

Take teens on an eight day small group activity break in the mountains, rivers and lakes surrounding Slovenia's student populated capital city, Ljubljana
Ljubljana Old town White water rafting Visit Lake Bled River Kayaking Adventure Park SUP Boarding BBQ Waterpark Fun Tour Leaders Teenager departures
Price
£995 excluding flights
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Duration
8 Days
Type
Small group
Group size
12 – 28 people
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Price includes: 3 star hotel, breakfast included, all equipment and activities, airport return transfers, tour leader.
Age matching for families is always considered.
10 x activities.
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Description of Slovenia activity holiday for families with teenagers

This popular Slovenia family activity holiday is the perfect way to experience the natural beauties of this unique country. We guarantee to leave your family & teenagers with a life time of fantastic memories.

We know you’ll enjoy your stay here with us, as we have 15 years of experience of delivering this incredible week. We've been featured in The Sunday Times, The Guardian and the Independent. Most recently, Simon Calder [TV Celebrity and Travel Guru] had his own 'personal' family holiday here with us in Slovenia! He rated us 5/5 stars!

Based in the fairy tale Ljubljana, you’ll be taking advantage of the surrounding Julian Alp Mountains, National parks & crystal clear rivers, making it the perfect base for active families looking to enjoy a selection of land & water activities. We always maintain the perfect balance of fun and relaxation time.

We are an ATOL Bonded company, that always keeps your enjoyment & safety in mind. Please do contact us, and start your family adventure today. Let’s make this summer amazing!

Itinerary

Day 1:Arrival Day: we will be meeting your family at the airport, look for the greeting sign & our big smiles. We then take a very short 20 minute to the heart of Ljubljana’s old town. Tonight, alongside your Tour Leader and the other families – we’ll enjoy a fantastic gala meal. It’s a great introduction to this fairy tale town, and the perfect way to meet the other like-minded guests.
Day 2:Lake Bled & White Water Rafting: Surrounded by majestic green hills, working together you’ll learn to white water raft along 2-4 rated stretches of the emerald green river waters. As always we will stop for water games, swimming and general fun time throughout the thrilling experience. After rafting, we’ll make time for visiting the iconic Lake bled, guests can shop, find a restaurant and swim. Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful places in Europe, definitely a must-see.
Day 3:Adventure Park: Enjoy a big dose of adrenaline fun and unforgettable activities with your family (six included within the admission). From archery competitions and the high-ropes park, to frisbee golf and awesome monster mountain rollers; there is so much to get involved with. Do as much or as little as you like. It’s an incredible day out, and continues to be a firm favourite of our returning guests!
Day 4:River Kayaking: After breakfast we will drive to the kayaking tour starting location, to be kitted out with equipment and learn the paddling techniques. Once everyone is feeling confident, we will kayak down river, enjoying the various rapids which cover a 9km stretch. This is a fun water activity experience, being easy to learn and lots of splash action to be had. The perfect blend of fun & excitement.
Day 5:Optional day: Today, for your free day we recommend the Atlantis Waterpark or hiking Smarna Gora. There are two peaks to explore, and your Tour Leader will take you to the very best view points for those panoramic pictures. Optional extras are locally paid in cash.
Day 6:SUP Boarding or Canoeing & BBQ: discover Ljubljana in a completely different way, gliding under the three bridges and wave to the city dragon. Our SUP tours include introductory briefing on paddle boarding skills and step-by-step instructions, so paddling while standing up on a board will be a breeze for beginners. This is one of newest and coolest adventure sports to try, and not to be missed. After the SUP tour, enjoy a lovely BBQ organised by your Tour Leader. Later in the afternoon, we’ll be bringing all the families together again for our crazy Olympic games.
Day 7:Free day: Relax around Ljubljana (Castle walks, spa & massage and waterpark are daily available). If you’d like to book more, then we recommend trips to Lake Bohinj or to the very famous Postojna Caves. The Vogel Zipline is another great day out, as are the nearby gorges for canyoning tours.
Day 8:Departure: This is always the hardest activity, as it is hard to say good bye to the new friends we have made. Please note, we can extend your stay, just talk to our friendly team. Maybe you’ll want to see Austria, Italy or Croatia. Many options present themselves when you come to Slovenia (the only country in the world, with LOVE in its name!).

Price information

£995 excluding flights
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Price includes: 3 star hotel, breakfast included, all equipment and activities, airport return transfers, tour leader.
Age matching for families is always considered.
10 x activities.
And much more!
Make enquiry

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Small group tour:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modelled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, travelling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week holiday, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.

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Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019 by

Our kids have had an amazing time, which means the adults did too. Just the right balance of being in a group and doing your own thing. Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019 by

Vida and Janis were excellent tour leaders. All our guides for activities were really good. I highly recommend this trip for families with teenagers. Read full review

Reviewed on 06 Aug 2019 by

Rafting was great fun, which encouraged lots of interaction in the group. Ljubljana is stunning and we made good friends. Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019 by

The most memorable parts of the holiday were the multi activity day on the mountain. (And) The downhill karting, high ropes and various activities. Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Oct 2018 by

A really good balance of activities, so the families on the trip gelled really well. Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Oct 2018 by

The most memorable part of the holiday was...Mountain downhill karting & the River kayaking, with a good group of people. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Oct 2018 by

Loved it overall. A great group. A special mention must go to Vida who was brilliant throughout. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Oct 2018 by

This family Slovenia activity holiday is a great combination of adventure, relaxation and city break...very well organised, friendly knowledgeable guides who went out of their way to help, Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Oct 2018 by

Vida & Miha were brilliant as were all the guides involved in the various activities. For a woman in her late 50s i felt safe and looked after every step of the way. The holiday really re-established my physical confidence. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Sep 2018 by

Fantastic. Excellent staff, especially Daniel and Ette. A great mixture of sports and downtime, and lovely to meet a great bunch of people. Good Wi-Fi at accommodation. Thanks Ana for keeping the accommodation so nice and for being welcoming. All in all awesome. Read full review

Reviewed on 06 Aug 2018 by

Excellent. The local reps, Vida and Miha were brilliant and it's a very clean, tidy, relaxed and beautiful country that we will definitely return to soon. Read full review

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2018 by

Daniel was excellent, you can see that he is very experienced in this and managing to take everybody into account. Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2017 by

Canyoning was most exciting! I found the guides knowledgeable about their country and were proud to tell us about it. Read full review

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2017 by

Both guides were fantastic, leading the activities, looking after us and introducing us to Slovenian culture, language & customs Read full review

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2017 by

Paddle boarding, white water rafting, kayaking and adventure park day in the mountains – sorry I couldn’t pick just one, Read full review

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2017 by

Guides and staff at all activities were excellent!!! We had a fabulous time, holiday was brilliant! Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2017 by

Kayaking & white water rafting. Also the mountains in summer was memorable. Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Aug 2017 by

Krvavec mountains and Kayaking. Doing the “Blue” high ropes course was a challenge; but really pleased I made it. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We have a Leave No Trace policy for all our activities. We encourage guests to recycle, use less plastic and collect litter if they see it. We give long life bags to all staying guests, so they don't have to use plastic during any shopping trips. Our guides and staff us metal drinking flasks and have added these to our pre-holiday kit lists. We also ask families to use biodegradable sun cream, reduce bag sizes for air travel and to consider turning off all electrical products in their hoes whilst on holiday.

Slovenia is not on the traveller's top list of places to visit yet and we would like to keep it that way because in such a fragile and clean environment regulated tourism has already been proven as the best solution.

Ljubljana itself lies next to many National Parks and by taking people there on a mountain trip we educate them about the unique fauna and flora and how tourism can impact the local ecology. If not managed carefully tourism has the capacity to disrespect the landscape through building roads, the parking of vehicles on the pastures and fields, using motorbikes and quad bikes on mountain tracks and collecting endangered mountain flora.

People

Using a local agency we work with local guides and qualified sports enthusiasts who are all well trained and friendly and helpful. Our philosophy has always been that, next to the destination, a genuine human touch is the thing that makes a fantastic holiday. It has been proven to be so.

In this area the landscape and people have been seriously affected by both World Wars. In WW1 one of the bloodiest and biggest battles in the high Alps took place along the river. To make people aware of this fact, we present to clients all the important 'must see' places in the area.

We encourage customers to try local food like ‘Frika’ and local dances and it's very easy to soak in the local atmosphere, since almost everyone speaks English, many Italian and if you are brave enough, you can try Slovenian. Bless you for that as it's certainly not easy!

On this holiday, only local accommodation providers are used who employ local staff in all areas. The fact that the hotel is the only one in town helps sustain tourism in just the right quantity which reflects quality as well. Recycling is essential wherever possible, too.

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