Bli med oss på ei kjekk og avslappande oppleving, der du kjem nært på denne majestetiske fjorden. Å padle her er fantastisk. Uansett ver, og uavhengig av kva tidlegare erfaringar du har med å padle. Turen startar i Homlong og vi padlar ut til garden Homlong Viken så vi ev. ser "7Syster". Herifrå er det fin utsikt mot Dalsnibba og dei andre fjella som ruvar høgt over Geiranger sentrum. I tillegg har du god utsikt mot Ørnevegen som svingar seg oppover og ut av bygda. Hugs å ta med kamera så du kan ta unike bilete medan du sit i kajakk på Geirangerfjorden..!
Varigheit: 2 timar.
Tidsperiode: Frå 01.mai til 1. oktober 2018
Pris: NOK 580,- (vaksne), NOK 480,- (barn 8-15) *minimum 8 år.
Minimum Antal: 2 personer max 10 per guide
Avgangstider: Kvar dag kl. 09:30, 12:30 og 15:30 (Vi ber grupper ta kontakt om de ønsker andre tider):
Inkludert i prisen: Kajakkguide/instruktør, grunnleggjande instruksjon, kajakk og alt nødvendig utstyr.
Møteplass: Homlong/kajakk Base Geiranger
Kva bør du ha med deg?
Kle og fotty som tåler vatn, klesskifte og litt mat.
Ta gjerne med vasstett jakke eller bukse om du har.
Tidlegare padleerfaring er ikkje nødvendig, men mykje energi, entusiasme og godt humør er til god hjelp.
FAQ - Kajakk
We offer kayak tours for beginners and more experienced paddlers (“Discover Kayaking” and “Seven Sisters” Tour). It is as well possible to combine kayaking with hiking and to visit the fjordfarm Skageflå with the option to hike all the way back to Geiranger ("Farm Tour“ and "Paddle 'N' Hike“). The tours range from 2-6 hours. Please review the webpage for more information.
Yes. Our Kayak Center is open every day. There are single and double kayaks to rent.
For renting a kayak you can pay in the Kayak Center in Homlong or in the Ticket Office in Geiranger. For the tours we recommend to book online, especially in the main season between June and August. You can pay as well at the Kayak Center or at the Ticket Office in Geiranger but places are limited.
The Kayak Center is situated in Homlong, 2 kilometers outside of the village of Geiranger. It is a short drive by car or a 25-minute walk along a gravel road by the fjord. There are bikes available at the Ticket Office for transport to the Kayak Center (free of charge). Let us know in advance if you are interested in getting to Homlong by bike!
You don’t need any previous experience to join a kayak tour. The guide will give you all necessary information. For beginners we recommend the 2 hours tour “Discover Kayaking”. To rent a kayak some experience is required. You should feel confident to paddle on your own without any instruction.
Yes. A certain level of physical fitness and core strength is essential to enjoy the tour. On our shortest trip you would need to be capable of 2 hours of moderate exercise. In case of any health problems, please contact us in advance so that we can find the best tour for you.
Yes. For groups over 15 people we offer a 10% discount. The reservation must be made well in advance before departure to ensure availability. For further information please contact our booking service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. You do not need to be a good swimmer to take the kayak tour, but you should be comfortable in and around water and able to swim in case that is necessary. We will provide you with a lifejacket.
We allow children to go with a kayak that are 8 years or older. For some tours the minimum age is 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.
Our groups consist of 10 guests and one guide. We offer private tours as well. Please contact us for more information.
The kayaks are very stable and the likelihood of a capsize or flip is minimal. If your kayak flips all of our guides are well trained in rescue procedures to quickly and efficiently get you back in the boat. Before the start of the trip we go over paddling technique and safety procedures, which includes what to do in the event of a capsize. Always listen to the guide for instructions and directions - this will ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.
You are welcome to meet up 15 minutes before the tour starts.
We recommend water- and windproof clothing and waterproof but comfortable shoes. Bring changing clothes as well. We provide all the necessary equipment such as life jacket and sprayskirt.
A kayak trip us enjoyable in all weathers, including rain. Make sure to bring appropriate clothing! If the weather is extreme, for example strong winds, the tour will be cancelled. If so, we will contact you as soon as possible and offer another date for the tour.
Yes. But please note that there is no running water so make sure to fill your water bottle beforehand.
What to bring kayaking
What to bring: Kayaking within this designated world heritage area is unbeatable - but often encounters a variety of weather.
Here’s a list of things you need to bring along with you to make sure you’re suitably equipped for your trip:
- comfortable outdoor clothing in layers so you can take layers off, no jeans please.
- Plastic bag for wet gear
- Soft shoes or sandals (note they will maybe get wet)
- Warm socks
- Towel Sunblock / Sun hat / Sun glasses
- Camera (disposable or waterproof)
- Water bottle
- Change of clothes, socks,
- footwear and rain jacket for wearing after kayaking or when doing the kayak and hike
What we provide:
- Life jacket (buoyancy vest)
- Double kayaks / paddles
- Group safety and emergency gear
What to wear when kayaking:
- Please wear your sporty, comfortable clothes or kayaking underwear layer beneath warm clothes/waterproof jacket on pick-up (makes changing into paddling gear easier and quicker).
- The best way to carry your other gear to the launch point is in a backpack.
Safety & Risk
Sea kayaking has inherent risks and can be dangerous. In the Geirangerfjord, they are characterised by: remoteness, changing weather and water conditions, cold water and limited kayaking landing sites.Detailed risk management and strict safety procedures are observed. However changing conditions can mean that tours have to be modified. No two tours are the same. It is very rare but weather could delay your scheduled return by up to 30min e.g. Clients on guided tours must listen carefully to and follow guides' instructions and adhere to safety requirements. Our reputation depends on your safety – we give it top priority and take it seriously.