Kayaking

Trip reports from our range of kayak tours and general articles on kayaking.

Kayaking in Bohuslän, West Sweden

Kayaking in Bohuslän, West Sweden

Bohuslän county, on the west coast of Sweden, is perfect for sea kayaking. Few places offer waters that are so suitable for paddling as Bohuslän and with its unique, smooth granite cliffs and thousands of islands, it’s a wonderful experience to paddle here. You can go ashore on the islands and spend the night in

Where to Go Canoeing and Kayaking in Spring

Where to go canoeing and kayaking in spring.

While the main summer season is the most popular time for canoe and kayak tours in the Nordic countries, May and June can be a wonderful and very quiet time for a paddle tour. Nature is waking up after a long sleep and bursts of colour are starting to appear! As we all get excited

What’s the Difference Between Canoeing, Kayaking and Packrafting?

What's the difference between canoeing, kayaking, packrafting and timber rafting?

NB: As Nature Travels experiences use Canadian canoes and sea kayaks, the article below focuses mainly on the difference between these. We do not currently offer tours involving whitewater or kayaking on rivers, so whitewater kayaks are not discussed. Nature Travels offers many paddling adventures in the Nordic countries and there are a few ways

Midsummer Sea Kayaking in the Stockholm Archipelago

Kayaking in the Stockholm Archipelago.

Niki and Jayne from the Nature Travels team try our our Stockholm Archipelago Self-guided Explorer experience with a paddle tour over Midsummer Looking at the amount of stuff lying on the floor around the kayaks in dry bags, we did begin to wonder if we had brought too much stuff and how it would all

Kayaking in the Helsinki Archipelago

Kayaking in the Helsinki Archipelago.

Bob and Sofia from Nature Travels spent a long weekend in Helsinki in August 2017 combined kayaking in the Helsinki archipelago with a short stay in the city. Sofia: The forecast was not great – rain and wind. The rain isn’t so bad when kayaking as once in the kayak, a little more water isn’t

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