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  • Stockholm: 3-Hour Winter Archipelago Kayaking Experience

    1. Stockholm: 3-Hour Winter Archipelago Kayaking Experience

    Your adventure begins at Skärgårdens Kanotcenter, where you’ll meet your guide and take part in a safety briefing. Your guide will help you to make some adjustments to the kayak if needed, and will also discuss the route. Once you’re familiar with the basic paddling and safety techniques, it's time to hop into your sea kayak to explore the winter archipelago from the perspective of the water. Follow your guide as you explore the beauty of Vaxholm and admire typical Swedish architecture. With its famous fortress that was used to defend Stockholm and traditional fishing cottages in the harbor, it's the perfect place to get the full archipelago experience. On the other side you'll find one of Stockholm's largest nature reserves. Whilst kayaking and exploring the islands from the water, listen to local stories about the area, which was once home to Vikings over 1,000 years ago. Soak up the...

    We highly recommend to do the winter kayaking tour or any other tour with these guys. It was awesome! As nature lovers, we enjoyed it very much, although it was a rainy day. We were the only crazy people in the Archipelago kayaking which made it very special. Andy gave us many great tips, explained a lot about Sweden, the Archipelagos etc. And on top of that, we had a great Fika. Thank you Andy for that fantastic day and that fantastic service! We’ll be back!

  • Stockholm: Full-Day Archipelago Eco-Friendly Kayaking Tour

    2. Stockholm: Full-Day Archipelago Eco-Friendly Kayaking Tour

    Start your adventure from the city center where you’ll be picked up from the meeting point. From there, it's a short drive (approximately 40 minutes) in a comfortable car until you reach the archipelago. Before getting into your kayak, you’ll have some basic paddling techniques and safety instructions from your guide. In small personal groups, you'll be ready to paddle into the archipelago, encountering different islands along the way. Before you get too tired, have a break on one of the small islands and set up your own campfire to prepare an organic lunch. If you’re tough enough, maybe go for a swim in the Baltic Sea until lunch is ready. On your way back, enjoy another break with some organic Swedish fika (coffee and cake break). The whole day consists of around 3-4 hours paddling with plenty of breaks to embrace the wonderful Swedish scenery. The tour is open to beginners ...

  • Stockholm Archipelago 3-day Self-Guided Camping and Kayaking

    3. Stockholm Archipelago 3-day Self-Guided Camping and Kayaking

    There is no better way to discover the amazing Stockholm Archipelago than by kayak. It's one of the best sea kayaking destinations in Europe and a great place to spend your holidays and go camping. Let the archipelago delight you with islands views, the beautiful sea, and wonderful people. With the freedom to paddle and camp wherever you want, providing that you respect and protect the wilderness, you're sure to get a great sense of freedom. You’ll be given information on the rules and practices in regards to setting up camp, rubbish disposal, bird reserves, open fires etc. This kayak package includes everything you need for your kayaking holidays including fully-equipped sea kayaks and quality camping gear. You choose the date of the trip and the local partner will provide everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable adventure. Discuss together and plan the best route for your journey...

  • Stockholm: 2-Day Archipelago Kayaking and Camping

    4. Stockholm: 2-Day Archipelago Kayaking and Camping

    Day 1: You will begin by traveling for 45-60 minutes to the Central Archipelago. From there the departure point and route will be adjusted to weather conditions as well as the experience of the level of the group. Before the tour starts, all camping equipment, food, and water will need to be packed in the correct manner, following which you will receive advanced safety instructions and paddling techniques. The group will then leave the kayak station at around 10:30AM, assuming an easy paddling speed so that everyone can get used to their kayak. Following approximately 2 hours of paddling it will be time for your first lunch break on a small, secluded island which could have a beach and the opportunity to swim. You will stop for about 1.5 hours and prepare lunch on an open fire, after which the tour continues paddling for about 2 hours. On the way you will see bird life...

  • Stockholm: 3-Day Stockholm Archipelago Kayaking and Camping

    5. Stockholm: 3-Day Stockholm Archipelago Kayaking and Camping

    Day 1: You'll begin by driving to the kayak station for about 45–60 minutes. From there your guide will decide the route, taking into consideration the abilities of the group and weather conditions as they do so. Before the tour starts your guide will provide advanced safety and paddling instruction techniques, after which once you are ready, it will be time to hop into the kayak and start paddling. The first part of the trip requires about 2 hours of paddling. It will then be time for the first lunch break on one of the many islands. Following lunch, the tour continues with about 2 hours of paddling, providing great vantage points over the beauty of the archipelago. There are many picture opportunities on the way before the group stops for a second break and some snacks. When you’re ready you will finish the final paddling part of the day, after which you will search ...

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 6 reviews

We highly recommend to do the winter kayaking tour or any other tour with these guys. It was awesome! As nature lovers, we enjoyed it very much, although it was a rainy day. We were the only crazy people in the Archipelago kayaking which made it very special. Andy gave us many great tips, explained a lot about Sweden, the Archipelagos etc. And on top of that, we had a great Fika. Thank you Andy for that fantastic day and that fantastic service! We’ll be back!

We had a great time, the environment was perfect and Milena and Andrew were perfect guides. The equipment (clothing and kayak) were top quality. Will definitely be back

Great landscape. Friendly, experienced guide with a lot of background on the area.