The Norwegian Coast is a magical venue for self-guided sea kayak trips!
Sea Kayaking is an exhilarating way to explore intricate coastlines. Powered only by your paddle, let the feeling of freedom sweep over you as your kayak glides effortlessly over the ever-changing elements of the ocean.
Sea Kayak Touring is ideally suited to Norway’s fjord indented coastline and makes for the perfect holiday retreat, slow down and get away from it all with copious fresh air and exercise.
A Self-Guided Sea Kayak Trip we let you slow down, revitalize, and come alive with the pleasure of the rocking ocean beneath you. However, choosing the right outfitter is essential as it is of paramount importance that anyone venturing out in a sea kayak has the precise and comprehensive information required for the waterways in which they set out to paddle. A compendious trip information package not only gives you route details but also includes advice on what conditions you can expect from the prevailing weather and climatic conditions, as well as points for safety precautions that only very tuned-in locals might know. Your life is worth a lot more than the price of an outfitting package.
The 5 Best Self-Guided Sea Kayak Trips in Norway!
Majestic fjords have cut their path deep into the Sunnmøre Alps, creating a surreal landscape that is both awe-inspiring and breathtaking. This is an area of raw natural beauty with snow-capped mountains, towering granite walls, thundering waterfalls, mountain ledge farms, flowering fruit trees, and quaint villages tucked into small protective bays. The fjords of Sunnmøre invite adventure, their charming villages have hosted adventure travelers for generations.
1 – Ålesund to Geiranger (A Bucket List Trip for every Outdoor Enthusiast)
This is a magical sea kayak journey, that takes you 60 miles (100km) down Western Norway’s Wild Arctic Fjords, with wild campsites ideally placed on the banks of the fjords or after a short hike up to historic mountain ledge farms with breathtaking vistas.
The Lofoten Islands boasts one of Norway’s best sea kayaking venues. These impressively scenic islands form an archipelago one hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. It is a place of mystical landscapes illuminated by nearly continuous daylight. Glacially carved, sheer granite spires rise out of a sea made rich by the meeting of the warm Gulf Stream and the Arctic Ocean. They are fringed with green pastureland and dotted with picturesque fishing villages each with its own unique character and dramatic mountain backdrop.
2 – Lofoten West to East (A top 5 Bucket List Destination for every Outdoor Enthusiast)
This is an epic Lofoten journey that takes you the entire length of the Lofoten Islands. Visiting the famous fishing villages of Henningsvær and Nusfjord, paddling along Europea’s best-known fishing banks and experiencing North Norwegian culture. Starting your journey in the wilds of West Lofoten beneath the towering peaks of Reinefjord you paddle East towards the most populous of the Lofoten Islands, Austvåg Island. This is a voyage where sea kayak navigation and historical discovery play a significant role.
3 – Lofoten East
The East Lofoten is a spectacular area with thousands of islands, white sandy beaches, arctic birds, and few inhabitants. This is a peaceful area for those wishing to get out by themselves and go island hopping. Take your time fishing and swimming (if you dare, it’s cold!!!).
Nordland’s Helgeland Coast is a seemingly endless island world-encompassing some 1200 islands, with some only visible at low tide and others towering more than a thousand meters above the sea. The landscape in Helgeland is ceaselessly varied with quaint fishing villages, giant fjords, immense plains, and remote mountain borders it is unspoiled, magnificent, awe-inspiring, and beautiful, the perfect stage for a sea kayak trip.
The Helgeland Coast is conveniently divided into two areas, the Southern Helgeland and the Northern Helgeland. Choose an outfitting sea kayak adventure in either the Southern or Northern Helgeland, we possess the highest expertise in both regions. Ask us for specific route ideas on a fantastic self-guided adventure through this magical archipelago perched on the axis of the Arctic Circle.
4 – Southern Helgeland by Sea Kayak
The coastal waters of southern Helgeland boast some of the best sea kayaking on the planet. Here outer islands break the surge of the Norwegian Sea as it seeps in and out between the hundreds of islands that make up this Brobdingnagian archipelago.
North Norway’s Helgeland’s Coast is a seemingly endless island world with giant fjords, immense plains, and remote mountain borders. The landscape here is ceaselessly varied, unspoiled, magnificent, awe-inspiring, and beautiful, the perfect backdrop for a sea kayak expedition.
5 – Northern Helgeland by Sea Kayak (A Midnight Sun Bucket List Destination)
A sea kayaking Eldorado, to the west, lie the islands some only visible at low tide others tower more than a thousand meters above the sea. A long Helgeland’s coast there are hundreds of tiny islands tens of kilometers from the shore whereas most are flat, but some rise up in strange mountain formations all surrounded by the seaways of this awe-inspiring archipelago. Steeped in myths, sagas, fairy tales, and folklore Nordland’s many famous landmarks have contributed to these telling’s, Torghatten, Seven Sisters of Alsten, Hestmannen, Rødøyløve, are just a few that we will discover while paddling Helgeland’s spectacular coast.
Outfitting you Self-guided Trip!
Norway’s premier paddling venues, the Lofoten Islands, Helgeland’s Coast, and the World-Famous Western Fjords are our playgrounds. Our sea kayak specialists have paddled these coastlines thousands of times and have seen it all, we have been out in summer storms, gales, squalls, high-pressure clams, torrential rains, and pea soup thick fog, we have experienced all the different arctic climatic conditions and know how they affect Norway’s coastal lineaments, we have played in all the funky currents, in short, no one in Norway knows these waters better than us.
Therefore, we at Kayak More Tomorrow are uniquely qualified to compose a list of Norway’s 5 best self-guided sea kayaks trips.
A Self-Guided Sea Kayak Trip we let you slow down, revitalize, and come alive with the pleasure of the rocking ocean beneath you. However, choosing the right outfitter is essential as it is of paramount importance that anyone venturing out in a sea kayak has the precise and comprehensive information required for the waterways in which they set out to paddle. A compendious trip information package not only gives you route details but also includes advice on what conditions you can expect from the prevailing weather and climatic conditions, as well as points for safety precautions that only very tuned-in locals might know. Your life is worth a lot more then the price of an outfitting package.