Vaxholm: Kayak Adventure in Nature Reserve - Self Guided

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Create your own Stockholm Archipelago Adventure! Paddle through Bogesund Nature Reserve, discover the beauty of the inner archipelago, just 30 minutes from Stockholm city.

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  • Paddle through the serene Bogesund Nature Reserve and spot native wildlife.
  • Escape the city chaos: find peace in the archipelagos tranquility
  • Rentals include kayak, life jacket, paddle, safety briefing and a map.
  • Easy to reach by public transport


Begin your adventure at Skärgårdens Kanotcenter, where you'll receive your kayak and all necessary paddling equipment. After a thorough safety briefing, you'll be ready to embark on your kayaking journey through the serene waters of Bogesund Nature Reserve, a place where Vikings lived about 1,000 years ago. The calm waters of Bogesund are perfect for everyone, even beginners. Follow our recommendations to discover your favorite island, spot native wildlife like beavers and coastal birds, and perhaps even take a swim in the Baltic Sea. Enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the archipelago, making lasting memories whether you're seeking a peaceful paddle or an exciting exploration.


Pick up and return of kayaks: during our working hours Fully equipped single or double sea kayak All kayaking equipment incl. life vest, paddles, spray skirt, basic map for a day trip Waterproof bag Safety briefing on land Weather and route consultation

Important Information

  • Pick up and return: during our working hours A waiver of liability must be signed prior to departure. Have your ID or passport with you. Rental time includes a safety briefing and route consultation with us. You are responsible for the gear. The rented equipment must be returned in the same condition as when you received it. In case of lost or damaged equipment you must pay what it costs to replace it. Please make sure your insurance is valid. When you return, you should clean your equipment (kayak/canoe / SUP) with the sponge and water available at our place. If you prefer us to clean it, we charge 200 SEK / gear.

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