All you need to know for your kayaking & outdoor trip in Stockholm Archipelago.
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Take some time and go through the most frequent questions regarding kayaking and outdoor in our beautiful heart of Stockholm Archipelago.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I leave luggage that I won't need on trip?
You can store luggage at our office or storage room. Please leave it with us on the first day of your tour for return to our office.
What is the difference between canoe boat and sea kayak?
Canoe is open boat great for leisure paddling, close to the shore on relatively calm water. Expedition sea kayaks are designed for challenging water conditions and are equipped with rudder / skeg system which makes it easier to maneuver in the wind. If you are planning to explore some of remote islands of middle and outer archipelago we strongly recommend our expedition kayaks.
Where can I refill drinking water during my kayak expedition?
We recommend to take fresh water for first 2-3 days and then refill in on the way. You can use our 5 liters water containers. We advice to have about 3 liter / person / day. On some bigger islands on archipelago there are shops, restaurants, campsites where you can ask people to refill it.
How to get to kayak center from Stockholm?
From Stockholm C take the metro / red line towards Mörby Center. At T-bana Tekniska Högskolan take bus 670 towards Vaxholm. Get off at Engarn / Resarö. Bus stop is about 150 m from Skärgårdens Kanotcenter.
Are there any shops to get some food for our adventure?
We recommend to have almost whole food for your adventure. There are two local markets ICA where you can make your food shopping before your adventure. Both are about 2.5 - 3 km away from our place. On bigger islands on archipelago you will find also some local shops where you can get fresh food if needed. Find maps & links here →
Where can I camp? Are there any special rules about wild camp?
The unique Right of Public Access gives you the freedom to paddle and camp wherever you like with the obligation to respect and protect the wild. Before your trip please read more about The Right of Public Access →