Kayaking and Canoeing

There's something quite meditative about gliding through the water on a kayak or canoe. The change of perspective, the rhythmic movements and the proximity to the water create the perfect balance between action and relaxation. Both kayaking and canoeing are a skill easily acquired but hard to master-there's a learning curve for all skill levels. In Scandinavia and Canada canoeing and kayaking means to explore craggy shores, hidden fjords, extensive lake networks including the occasional encounter with local wildlife.

Multi-day kayaking holidays

Steer the tip of your canoe or kayak towards territories reigned by nature. Paddle down the remote fjords of the Lofoten, relive the journey of the early gold miners in the Yukon or retrace the the trails of Norway’s Vikings. Multi-day adventures are ideal if you like to experience nature first-hand. The trips take kayakers and canoers of all skills levels to different camping spots each night. 

  • Suitable for all levels of skill
  • Tours can be combined with other activities
  • Small groups with experienced guides

KAYAKING HOLIDAY IN THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS NORWAY

6 nights

Paddle deep into the dramatic fjords of the the Lofoten Islands and camp overnight in remote fjords whilst you refine your kayaking skills. This trip is suited to beginners and intermediate kayakers, 



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Explore Sweden's coast on a kayak

3 nights

Dive into the blue and get to know the West Swedish coastline from the perspective of a kayak. Discover the picturesque fishing villages and let the experience come to a close with a little Fika (a coffee and a sweet pastry).

 



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SUMMER KAYAKING EXPEDITION IN SVALBARD

6 nights

Enter the kingdom of the polar bear on this multi day kayaking expedition just 300km south of the North Pole. This wilderness experience starting at the last human frontier in the Arctic Sea offers great chances to come up close with its impressive wildlife. 



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Browse our Canadian kayaking and Canoeing Holidays

Canada is the land of the kayaks and canoes. The country's mirror-like lakes, rapid waterways and rugged shorelines clearly call for waterbound expeditions. Regardless of where in Canada you go jumping on a kayak or canoe never is a bad idea. 

  • Guided and non-guided expeditions available
  • Authentic glamping and lodge stays
  • Experience the Canadian way of life

Glamping in Ontario

4 nights

Stay in the heart of Canadian wilderness to join a canoeing adventure exploring the ancient trading routes of the First Nations. Your cosy glamping spot nestled at the shore of Kenogamissi Lake rounds off this close to nature experience.

 



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WILDLIFE HOLIDAY AT TEN-EE-AH LODGE BC

3 nights

Set up by a Shuswap native, a Canadian first nation aboriginal, this lake lodge exudes a typical log cabin charme. Your trip to British Columbia is only complete with a paddle across the peaceful lake. 



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WILDLIFE ACTIVITY HOLIDAY AT MIMINISKA LODGE ONTARIO

4 nights

From the shores of Miminiska lake in Ontario the call of the wild echoes from waters. Explore the untouched wilderness, which can only be reached via float plane. 



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Sea kayaking review

'You feel everything; the sun, wind and spray. Coming back to land makes you more aware of your surroundings. Paddling is a such a great way to travel and see Norway.'-Guest blogger Andrew

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Did you know that you can go sea kayaking all year round? 



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Travel tips

Experience the the midnight sun

One of the perks of the midnight sun is that it rewards travellers with endless daylight and action-packed days. Join a short family-friendly expedition for a full or half day and travel to otherwise inaccessible areas. Or perhaps go big and go on a multi-day adventure? 


 

Explore the city

The coastal towns of Gothenburg, Alesund and Trondheim are an ideal setting for city explorers.Put an unconventional spin to your city tour and paddle through the waterways of these cities. Join a guided tour suited to all levels of skill and and can be combined with an escape into the nature surrounding the city.

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