Fjord Norway is perfect for kayaking! With stunning coastal areas, fantastic fjords and some of the best rivers for river kayaking, the region offers adventures for padlers at all levels. Several operators offer rental kayaks and guided tours.
Wether you prefer paddling on calm and impressive fjords or gliding through the unique landscape and archipelago of the Norwegian coast, Fjord Norway has some of the best conditions in the world for kayaking.
It really strikes you when you are out there in the elements. Fjord Norway almost seems as though it was made for kayaking. This is where you will find those shallow, narrow channels and straits where other small boats are hestitant to cross - and a myriad of small islands, reefs and islets that makes navigation fun. The easy availability of key junctions on the west coast makes the area particularly well suited for weekend trips, short holidays or mini expeditions.
By the coast you will find interesting small island and islets that contribute to a feeling of a landscape that is changing for every stroke. In the fjord areas the massive formations and the many traces of a cultural landscape that strethes back thousands of years make a huge impression.
In the fjord areas you may join in on short kayaking tours lasting a couple of hours to bring you up close to the elements of nature. If you are going on longer trips on your own we suggest you prepare well and attend a course to learn survival techniques in case you should end up in the water.
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Choose your kayaking adventure with Bigwall Kayaking in Lysefjorden
This is your chance to discover the amazing sights that the Lysefjord has to offer, from a completely different perspective! Majestic attractions, such as the Preikestolen and...
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Canyoning through Gudbrandsjuvet
Canyoning is an amazing nature experience in the spectacular Gundbrandsjuvet! The river flows quietly and calm through amazing formations, with amazing nature around. We follow an exciting and challenging course...
Canyoning is an amazing nature experience in the spectacular Gundbrandsjuvet! Here the river flows quietly and calm through amazing formations. We follow an exciting and challenging course through the canyon, including rappelling, tight ropes, cliff...
Rogaland Aktiv can give you courses and guide you on kayak trips.
The coast around Stavanger is famous and will give you a spectacular view.
They organise tours to the following destinations:
- Ryfylke skjærgård
10 kayaks with all equipment included wetsuits available for rent. Based in Hardbakke in Solund.
Guided paddling tours in the area.
You should spend a weekend and join a 16 hours course! Learn how to rescue yourself and...
Experience Geirangerfjord from sea level with an experienced guide and a small group of kayakers.
The Seven Sisters Tour starts at Geiranger harbour and takes you to the spot on the Geirangerfjord in between the majestic The "Seven Sister"...