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Our most recommended Stockholm Canoe & Kayak Tours

  • Stockholm Archipelago: 1-Day Kayak Tour

    1. Stockholm Archipelago: 1-Day Kayak Tour

    Discover the Stockholm archipelago, just 45 minutes outside of Stockholm. The archipelago is formed of about 30,000 islands located in the calmness of the Baltic Sea. In the past, it was home to numerous farming and fishing shelters and was a Viking trading outpost. The surface of the water is overhung by domes made of rocks and trees creating a unique natural maze which is perfect to explore on a kayak.  Begin the tour, by meeting your guide at 9 AM in the South of Stockholm. Drive together to Dalarö, a charming little village, from where you'll embark on your kayak adventure. On the way, admire the magnificent little wooden red houses which have been discreetly built among the pines. Spend the entire day exploring different islands from the water. Stop on one of the deserted islands for a filling lunch cooked on an open fire. Take time here to rest, accompanied by the swell of the Bal...

    Tolle Tour, netter und kompetenter Führer. Wenn man untrainiert geht, wird man die nächsten Tage Schultern und Arme spüren...

  • Stockholm: 2-Hour Guided Kayak City Tour & Optional Dinner

    2. Stockholm: 2-Hour Guided Kayak City Tour & Optional Dinner

    For the morning tour, set off on your sightseeing tour in stable 2-person kayaks, accompanied by your English-speaking guide. Paddle close to land so you can enjoy all the sights, and not have to worry about tides or dangerous currents. This tour is suitable for beginners as well as those with kayaking experience. You won’t need much muscle-power to enjoy the excursion. This activity can be enjoyed by visitors as well as locals, and by the end, you'll feel that you’ve participated in something special. Alternatively, pick the evening tour and enjoy an evening paddle and a Swedish meal so you can feel the pulse of the city from a different perspective. This option includes dinner.

    The great tour! Enjoyed every minute of it, even though I'm pretty tired now. Perfect for if you want to see the city from the different angle

  • Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

    3. Stockholm: Self Guided Kayak Adventure

    The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city, just 400 m from the Adventure Café, so you will start your self-guided tour in a prime location. Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that allows you a fabulous vantage point as you look in on the city from your kayak. Stockholm is lovingly known as “The Venice of the North” as it is situated over 14 islands and linked by 57 bridges, so exploring by kayak is a great way to see the city. Even better, paddle at your own pace on a self-guided tour. You'll be provided a brief introduction on kayaking and all the equipment needed for your adventure, then you can set sail on your adventure.

  • Stockholm: Full–Day Kayaking Adventure

    4. Stockholm: Full–Day Kayaking Adventure

    After pick–up from the center of Stockholm by minivan at 9:00 AM, meet your group from all over the world for the coming day. Drive from Stockholm's center for roughly 30 minutes to the areas where the kayaks are waiting for you. Start your kayak adventure by learning the basics of kayaking and how to do it safely. After this introduction, set out for the archipelago and discover its incredible natural beauty. Have lunch on a private island and enjoy the surroundings. During this trip, everything is well arranged and all is taken care off. All you need to do is kayak! Return to the city center at 5:00 PM. 

    It was an amazing fay in the archipelago. We were almost alone in the nature. We saw many animals. I recommend

  • Stockholm: 3-Hour Winter Archipelago Kayaking Experience

    5. 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: 1, 2, or 3-Day Kayaking Tour in the Archipelago

    6. Stockholm: 1, 2, or 3-Day Kayaking Tour in the Archipelago

    Paddle a kayak in the Stockholm Archipelago and marvel at the thousands of uninhabited small islands that dot one of the wildest areas in Europe. Enjoy a tour that is suitable for those with experienced paddlers and those who have never tried kayaking before. Find the techniques easy to learn during a short training session, then set off with your guide on a journey of discovery. The guides are experienced paddlers and experts on the archipelago's history, its flora, and its fauna. 

    1-Day Tour

    This full-day tour will have you paddling at an easy tempo that suits both beginners and those more experienced as well. Discover the best of the islands, skerries, and inlets. Surprisingly few visitors come here and it is easy to find a deserted island to take a swim and stop for a rest while enjoying a tasty, well-prepared lunch on the sun-warmed rocks. After mo...

    Although the day started raining the weather turned out nicely. The "short" trip to get to the starting point was a little sightseeing tour by itself. After some short instructions we headed out with the kayaks. It's about 1 1/2h to get to this place but it feels like you are in a different place fare off the civilization... if you enjoy watching nature you will definitely enjoy this trip :)

  • Stockholm: 2-Day Archipelago Kayak Tour

    7. Stockholm: 2-Day Archipelago Kayak Tour

    Escape hectic city life for the weekend, on a 2-day kayak tour to the Stockholm Archipelago, just 45 minutes away from the city. The archipelago is formed of about 30,000 islands located in the calm waters of the Baltic Sea. The surface of the water is overhung by domes of rocks which create a natural maze that is perfect to explore on a kayak during an 'island hopping' tour. Begin the tour by meeting your guide in the charming little village of Dalarö. Start by paddling between the different islands. Stop for lunch at one of the uninhabited islands and prepare a nice lunch cooked on an open fire. Take time to relax surrounded by singing birds and the swell of the Baltic Sea. At the end of the afternoon, having spent a good time at sea, decided on a spot to set up camp for the night. Admire the long Swedish sunset as you sit around the campfire whilst your guide cooks a delicious BBQ me...

    It was an excellent experience, our guide, Alex was knowledgeable and clear in his instructions whilst we were on the water, fascinating in his explanation regarding the wildlife and a good cook. The trip was well organised and the nature was just amazing

  • Stockholm: Eco-Friendly Guided Kayaking Tour of the City

    8. Stockholm: Eco-Friendly Guided Kayaking Tour of the City

    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.

  • Stockholm: Winter Kayaking Tour with Lunch

    9. Stockholm: Winter Kayaking Tour with Lunch

    There is nothing quite like having the waterways of Stockholm to yourself. During wintertime, when the water isn’t frozen and busy with ice skaters, the waterways are left quiet and peaceful, which is just perfect for an invigorating paddle. The kayak dock is located right in the heart of the city only a few strokes away from the city's main landmarks. Your kayak tour guide will be a local that is qualified and experienced when it comes to Stockholm's waterways. At the beginning of the tour, you will switch into a dry-suit. Next, your instructor will run through some basic paddling techniques and safety information before you set off on your wintery adventure.  Enjoy a leisurely sightseeing paddle that will provide a unique perspective as you see the sites of the capital from your kayak. To ensure that you stay warm, a hearty lunch will be served during the tour, as well as warm drinks...

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

    10. 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 ...

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What people are saying about Stockholm

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 146 reviews

It was an excellent experience, our guide, Alex was knowledgeable and clear in his instructions whilst we were on the water, fascinating in his explanation regarding the wildlife and a good cook. The trip was well organised and the nature was just amazing

With our guide Patrick, we see a lot of beautiful landscape and had a really fun time kayaking! Patrick was very friendly and very helpful to learn how to use the kayak. It was really perfect, I recommend 10/10! Best guide!

Eric our tour guide was amazing and a grrat tour. Due to the weather being very windy Eric kept us in the calm areas so we could safely enjoy the tour.

The great tour! Enjoyed every minute of it, even though I'm pretty tired now. Perfect for if you want to see the city from the different angle

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