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 3 th of September and the openings are workdays 10.00-18.00 and Sat/Sun/Holydays 10.00-17.00. If you want to paddle after 3/9 then you can email or call us on the phone and we will arrange this for you

Visiting address

The Skärgårdens kanotcenter, Resarövägen 10, Engarn, 185 94 Vaxholm (35 km northeast of Stockholm)


Find the 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

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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