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  1. Hungary
  2. Lake Balaton
  3. Tihany

Lake Balaton: 5.5-Hour Kayak Tour

Product ID: 265635
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Explore Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe. Marvel at the lush fauna on the banks. Learn how to kayak or improve on your prior skills.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Hungarian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy the Tihany Panorama from a new perspective
  • Visit the most pristine shores of Lake Balaton
  • Swim at places accessible exclusively by boat
Full description
Your 5.5-hour tour across Lake Balaton starts with an introduction to kayaking technique from your expert guide. Prepped for the adventure before you, you’ll hop into the water from below the historic Tihany Abbey, which was established in the 11th century. Paddle along the lush shores, gazing at the low-slung mountains and picturesque villages. Passing by the lake's completely undeveloped shores, get a glimpse into Balaton's flora as it once was, long before the area’s settlement.

After a few hours of light paddling, you’ll head to land for refreshments and a short break. Afterwards, head towards the Bay of Bàzsa, known for its vibrant marshes filled with gigantic fish and cranes. To cap off the tour, you’ll end at a beach, in perfect time for a little more relaxation before you head back to your car.
  • All equipment
  • Life-vests
  • Spraydecks
  • Waterproof bags
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transport to the meeting point
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You will meet your guide in the parking lot and walk 100 yards to the kayaks.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Certain weather conditions or a storm warning may require the local partner to stop or cancel the tour for your safety
• Children are welcome, but because of the nature of the trips we do not recommend them under the age of 12
• In case of any mobility impairment, please contact the local partner to clarify if the tour is suitable for you
• The tour does not require special fitness or know-how