A walk to see Slap Boka, Waterfall, Slovenia

by David Robertson ~ 04-Oct-2009 ~ updated 14-Oct-2014
Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

Walk 14 – to see the Slap Boka (waterfall), from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

OK, so it is possible to see this amazing waterfall from the road and many people are content to do just that.  But we like to get a little closer and our walk leads through the trees to a cliff edge viewpoint which overlooks the gorge and across to the falls.  Its well worth the effort!

Start/Finish – at the bridge over the Boka River, 2km NE of Žaga.

The source of Boka Slap

The source of Boka Slap

Distance – 1.5km/1mile

Height gain – approx 250m

Time – 1h20min

Grade – easy-moderate; a short but steep ascent on a rough path.

Recommended map(s) – is the 1:50 000 Julijske Alpe zahodni del (western) map published by PZS.  There is also a 1:25 000 Bovec Tourist map.

Equipment – Walking boots, walking sticks. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – None.

Updates to the 2010, 3rd EditionThere are no updates.

Public transport – Slap Boka is easily reached by bus.  On the Bovec-Kobarid service, ask to get off at Slap Boka.

Nearest Town/VillageBovec, to the north, has the full range of accommodation and shops.

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Kobarid, to the south, has fewer facilities, but is still a good base to explore the area.

Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

Slap Boka waterfall, Slovenia

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