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Paddle & Hike

Combine kayaking with hiking and enjoy a full day of adventures in Geirangerfjord! You will not only see the famous waterfalls such as “The Seven Sisters” and “The Suitor”, but you will also visit abandoned farm called Skageflå, one of the most famous farms in the fjord. From Skageflå, located 250 meters above the sea level, you will hike back to the Kayak Center. The hike from the bottom of the fjord is not very long, but steep (see the map below), so don’t forget your energy, hiking boots and a backpack with water and snacks. The total elevation is 550 meters. The guide takes good care of you at all times during the tour and provides you with facts and stories about the Geirangerfjord and its surroundings. The Paddle & Hike is usually very private with a small number of participants.

Duration: 6-7 hrs (1,5 hrs kayaking, 4 hrs hiking)
Prices 2019: adults 1.850 NOK, children (10-15 y/o) 1.500 NOK
Group size: 2 people per guide minimum, 8 people per guide maximum
Minimum age: 10 years (Children have to be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.)
Season 2019: May to September
Tour start: daily 09.30 a.m. (Please contact us for different times for groups.)
Meeting point: Geiranger Kayak Center in Homlong

Included services: 

  • Experienced guide with safety and emergency equipment
  • Instruction in paddling technique and safety briefing
  • High quality kayak gear (life vest, spray skirt, paddle) Spray skirt keeps you dry in the kayak, from your waist to your feet.
  • Approximatly 6-7 hours tour (kayaking in a double kayak and hiking Skagehola-Sageflå-Homlong)
  • Small group of maximum 8 people per guide

 

  Map & Info

Trail map

 

Safety note: 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 mandatory. 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 30 min 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.

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What to bring

Kayaking within this designated world heritage area is unbeatable - but often encounters a variety of weather. Therefore we advice you to dress in layers and bring along the following things to make sure you are suitably equipped for your trip:

  • Comfortable outdoor clothing, including rain jacket
  • Hiking shoes
  • Change of clothes and an extra pair of shoes
  • Warm socks
  • Plastic bag for wet gear
  • Sun cream, sun hat and sun glasses
  • An adequate amount of drinking water
  • Camera (at best disposable or waterproof)

 

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