Stockholm: Winter Archipelago Kayaking Experience

Stockholm: Winter Archipelago Kayaking Experience

From $146.38 per person

Explore the winter side of the Stockholm Archipelago by kayak. Winter is the time of year where you can truly experience the tranquility of archipelago, with the luxury of having it all to yourself.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Try winter kayaking around a beautiful archipelago
  • Paddle through the magnificent landscapes of Vaxholm
  • Stay dry thanks to your dry suit
  • Take pictures of your winter adventure
Full description
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 scenic winter views and feel immersed in the tranquility, despite being just 30-minutes from Stockholm. At the end of an unforgettable experience, it’s time to begin the journey back to the starting point, admiring the last of the views along the way before warming up over a cup of coffee.
Includes
  • Fully-equipped double or single sea kayak with a paddle, spray skirt, and life vest
  • Dry suit, poogies, and gummi boots
  • Waterproof bag
  • Fika (Swedish coffee break)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

The Skärgårdens Kanotcenter Kayaks and Outdoor. If arriving by bus, get off at the stop titled "Engarn".

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Change of clothes

Know before you go

  • A reasonable degree of fitness is required to take part in this tour
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to run, if there are not enough bookings, the tour may be canceled
  • Please dress in warm clothes suitable for sporting activities
  • All participants must be able to swim
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
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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!

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December 30, 2020

We had a great time, the environment was perfect and Milena and Andrew were perfect guides. The equipment (clothing and kayak) were top quality. Will definitely be back

October 28, 2020

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