Timber Rafting and Packrafting

Trip reports from our range of timber rafting and packrafting tours and general articles on these activities.

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

Building a Timber Raft

Building a timber raft.

Sofia from the Nature Travels team goes with the flow on a timber rafting trip down the Klarälven river in September 2018. Timber rafting on the Klarälven river grew out of the tradition of forestry companies to use the river to transfer timber from the logging sites down to Karlstad. Nowadays the timber is transported

Additional articles published before 2018 can be found at our previous blog location at naturetravels.wordpress.com