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Front of a red kayak on a fjord surrounded by rugged peaks.
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Kayaking from Svolvær

Explore Svolvær and its beautiful surroundings on a guided kayaking tour.

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A woman in yellow life vest sitting in front of a tandem kayak padling on the Trollfjord

Guided sea kayaking from Svolvær

Without doubt, the Lofoten archipelago is a paradise for sea kayaking with its white sandy beaches, crystal clear, azure water, charming islets and tiny fishing villages. Enjoy all of it, while you paddle on the calm waters around Svolvær.

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Best time to go


Period: June - September

Meeting place: Svolvær harbour

Meeting time: 09:30

For request, please contact Visitor Center: info@norwaysbest.com

From NOK 800,-
To people in a tandem kayak on the sea outside Svolvær. Island with mountain in front.

The paddling experience

The tour starts in Svolvær harbour, where you will receive your equipment as well as all necessary information and instructions from our experienced guides. When ready, you will set out on the paddling adventure!

A group of kayakers on a fjord surrounded by mountains in Lofoten.

Kayaking around Svolvær

Svolvær is the youngest fishing village in Lofoten, from 1828 it experienced a rapid development and was recognized as a city as early as 1918. It is the only city in Lofoten, with a population of just under 5000 people.

The town is surrounded by mountains on one side and the sea with numerous islands on the other. During the trip you will not only be able to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, but also learn about the nature, wildlife, history, and culture of the area from the skilled guides.

Practical information:

Period: June - September
Meeting place: Svolvær harbour
Meeting time: 09:30
Starting time: 10:00
Duration: 2 hours
Min. age: 8 years
Requirements: Basic swimming skills
Parking: By Alsos Gård in Svolvær town centre, 5 min. walk


What to bring:

  • Clothes according to weather
  • Outdoor shoes
  • Cap/sun hat and sun lotion in sunny weather
  • Hat and gloves for cold weather


  • All necessary equipment
  • Basic instructions

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