Stockholm: Eco-Friendly Guided Kayaking Tour of the City
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Discover the city from the waterside and hop into a kayak to experience the city like a local. You’ll have some basic paddling techniques and safety instructions from your guide before setting off in a tandem kayak. In small personal groups, you'll be ready to paddle through the city on an eco-friendly guided tour. Throughout the tour, your guide will tell you stories about Stockholm and offer insights into local customs. Paddle along Långholmen, Södermalm, Gamla Stan, Kungsholmen, and Lilla Essingen with great vantage points and photo opportunities along the way.
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 ...
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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