Rafting - Balkan Jewel Resort & Chalets


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River Rafting sometimes know as white water rafting, is an extreme sport which will increase the adrenaline in your blood. And we offer several different tours


For adrenaline junkies and fans of being outdoors the area around The Balkan Jewel Resort & Chalets , Bansko is perfectly positioned for your River Rafting Adventure and we offer River Rafting in the most beautiful rivers in Bulgaria – The Struma and the Mesta rivers in the scenic Pirin Mountains, surrounded by rock formations and incredibly beautiful nature and happy to be able to also offer you river rafting experiences which also include accomodation.



Locaton: Kresna Gorge, Struma river

Time: 10 am, 1 pm and 4 pm Duration: 3 hours (11 km track)

Full rafting equipment includes:

  • Wetsuit, helmet, life vest, paddle and water boots
  • Available are 11 boats (6 to 8 people capacity boats), suitable for big groups and business events.

More information:

  • Active season (high water) – March – July
  • Low season (low water) – August – November
  • No previous physical fitness is required
  • Suitable for absolute beginners or advanced riders
  • Professional photos or video of the descent, recorded on CD
  • Book Now To Avoid Disappointment

Book Now to Avoid Disappointment call +359 747 98 111 or email 



The Struma River flows between the Pirin and Malashevska mountain and offer excellent conditions for wild water rafting kicks off over peaceful waters at first and then headingtowards the exhilarating rapids of the Kresna Canyon … providing the thrills and adventure of white water rafting. The trip ends up in the memorable Valley around the sunniest town in Bulgaria – Sandanski.

  • Season: from April till July and from October till November – high water level. August and September – low water level
  • Requirements: swimming skills
  • Length of the descend: depends on the water level (approx. 10 km)
  • Grade: from 2 to 4+, according to six-point International scale grading.
  • Suitable for beginners and advanced;

The Mesta River

  • The rafting trip on the calmer Mesta River stretches over quiet water and allows you ample time to practice paddling and navigation techniques and to take in the picturesque surroundings while heading deeper into the saddle between the Pirin and the Rhodopi mountains

The Balkan Jewel Resort is ideally located for river rafting excursions and we offer several rafting packages, for a truly exciting and memorable summer vacation.

Transfer, lunch, special equipment and professional instructor are part of the tour.



A number of adventure and sports packages which can include River Rafting and a mixture of some or all of the following

  • River Rafting
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Horse Riding
  • Quad Bikes or Buggies
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking, Trekking & Walking
  • Fishing
  • and much much more



If you are planning to come with a group please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any help with organising a special package including several River Rafting tours

  • Custom Packages

Don’t see exactly the right package for you or your group ? We offer a complimentary Group & Event Organiser who specialises in helping you make arrangements for you or your group and will help you put together a custom package to suit.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d have any questions, would like to book or to speak to our Event & Group Coordinator.

We also Offer Full day and half day guided tours and adventure packages which include mountain biking

Our complimentary event managers are more than happy to help you organise your group, celebration or incentive.

We’re More Than Happy To Help You !

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