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.