Welcome to Skärgårdens kanotcenter 2017
Do you want to rent kayaks, canoes or bikes? Or do you want to buy a kayak? We have it for you! You can rent for some hours, a day, a week or more. We also arrange very popular guided tours and events. With us you can also rent your own island.
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Skärgårdens kanotcenter is situated at Resarö about 3 km from Vaxholm. Vaxholm is the charming capital of Stockholm archipelago with its 30 000 islands. Our surroundings are fantastic and there is kayaking water for both inexperienced and experienced. You can always find beautiful islands where you can stay for one night or more. We have very good experience and we show you the best islands and routes.
We are open daily from 15th of May until 31th of August and the openings are workdays 10.00-18.00 and Sat/Sun/Holydays 10.00-17.00.
The Skärgårdens kanotcenter, Resarövägen 10, Engarn, 185 94 Vaxholm (35 km northeast of Stockholm)
Find the Skärgårdens kanotcenter:
For directions, see www.eniro.se
Maps or directions (Skärgårdens kanotcenter)
About 30 min drive from Stockholm city.
Drive the E18 in the direction of Norrtälje. At exit Arninge, drive road 274 towards Vaxholm. After about 10 min, turn left towards Resarö and after about 150m, take the first little exit to the right after the bus stop and continue about 100m to the entrance parking next to the canoe center.
From Stockholm C take the metro / red line towards Mörby center.
At T-bana Tekniska Högskolan take bus 670 towards Vaxholm. Engarn / Resarö descent site about 150m from Skärgårdens kanotcenter.
Bus timetables and tickets can be found here sl.se
Phone: +46 (0)8 541 377 90; +46 (0)70 6789 025
If you want to rent during the period September until April -please give us a call or send an email.
We are very happy that we every year have have so many kayaking guests from all over the world and this summer we are looking forward to see all of you and new guests again!
We will do our best to give you our best service for your holiday! Sorry, we cannot give you a guarantee about sunshine!!
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|Price list Rent||2hrs||4hrs||Day/24hrs||Week/7days|
|Big canoe max 14 pers.||1200SEK||1400SEK||2000SEK||7000SEK|
|Single sea kayaks|
|SeaBird, Orion, Kodiak, Nelo, Sea Lion||250SEK||400SEK||600SEK||1800SEK|
|VKV -our best sea kayaks||300SEK||500SEK||650SEK||2100SEK|
|MI 415 (not a sea kayak)||75SEK||100SEK||165SEK||600SEK|
|Double sea kayaks|
|VKV Yoo-A-Kim, Albatross, Trapper M, Point 65||400SEK||500SEK||800SEK||2500SEK|
|Extra for kayaking|
|Barrow for children||30SEK||50SEK||100SEK||500SEK|
We have outdoor equipment such as stove, gas, tent, tipis and ground sheet.
Guided kayaking tours 2017
Our guided tours summer 2017 is much appreciated as birth gifts, the whole gang celebrates and paddles with.
Minimum group size that we take is 4 people and you will determine the date when you want to paddle.
Booking at least 5 days before the implementation
A kayaking day to remember
A kayaking tour with lunch in the archipelago. After 2-3 hrs we take a break and go ashore on an uninhabited island where we enjoy a tasty lunch out in the wilds. Later we paddle back to Skärgårdens kanotcenter and feel many more impressions and experiences richer. Time: 1000-1700.
Price: 950SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, lunch.
Take a few hours break and go kayaking on safe waters in Vaxholm archipelago. After the finished tour we enjoy a lunch at the canoe centre. Time: 10.00-14.00
Price: 700SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, light luncheon, beverage.
Evening kayaking with sundown
We go kayaking in the nearby waters and we enjoy the long swedish summer evening filled with all the wonderful scents of nature. Time: 1700-2100. (time depends on darkness). Very popular tour!
Price: 600SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, sandwich, bevergae, fruit.
Kayaking to a ready-laid table
A fine combination of a shorter (2 hrs) kayak trip and a beautifully laid three-course dinner with candles on an island in inspiring archipelago environs. This is the perfect choice when you wish to do something special together. After dinner you can either paddle back to the canoe centre, stay over night on the island or take a taxi boat.
Price: 1,850SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, life jacket, instructions, escort boat, three-course dinner, beverage.
Departures: Please contact us. On this tour we want at least 4 persons.
Kayaking conference with accomodation on an archipelago island
This is a unique chance to arrange a conference, kick-off or a bachelor/hen party on an unhibited island. The overnight stay will be in "igloos" or in a Lapp cot. Food? Different alternatives: we can provide you with all raw produce for meals that you cook/wok yourselves, catering or you take your food with you.
Kayaking on your own hand
We always give you suggestions on nice routes and good islands where you can tent. You will get a plastic map for the nearby surroundings and you can rent a waterproof map 1:50 000 for a larger area.
Together with you we plan the kayaking trip in the archipelago and it includes kayak, food and overnight stay.
Kayaking with a luncheon hamper
We provide you with a luncheon hamper and you take it with you in the kayak and spend a half or a whole day in the archipelago.