MAPS & LINKS

Useful links and resources to help you prepare for your kayak & outdoor trip.

Weather and route planning

In our kayak center you will find basic maps covering daily paddling as well as sea charts for all trips. We provide information includes shops, islands with sauna, places to refill drinking water and good camping spots. Here are some good planning resources for you.

Wind forecast

 

SMHI weather forecast →

Sea chart

Map of food markets in archipelago

Go to interactive map →

Accomodation, dining and activities

Let the archipelago delight you with the islands views, the beautiful sea, wonderful people, and abundance of recreational opportunities. If you have the time, stay for a while before or after your sea kayaking adventure. You won't regret it.

Vaxholm & surroundings accomodation

Vaxholms Bed & Breakfast

A small hotel in lovely Linda's home, in Vaxholm’s older residential neighbourhoods. Just steps away from the waterfront and a few hundred meters from Vaxholm guest harbor, cafes, restaurants and archipelago boats.

Waxholms Hotell

The beautiful setting of the hotel offers fantastic views over the bay Vaxholmsfjärden and the fortress Kastellet..

Grinda Wärdshus

Grinda Wärdshus offers several types of accommodation. Hotel with high standards, cottages, hostels and a campsite. You can get to Grinda by kayak - it's only about 15 km (3-4 hours of paddling) from our kayak center!

Kastellet Vaxholm

Located by the 16th century Vaxholm Fortress, Kastellet Bed & Breakfast offers a unique experience in historical settings.

Fredriksborg Hotel & Restaurant

Enjoy small and personal hotel Fredriksborg with its unique location next to Oxdjupet, the main inlet for all ships and boats entering Stockholm.Spend the night in one of individually decorated hotel rooms.

Dining & Café

 

Lilla Strand

Unique restaurant with modern bistro. Here you can enjoy delicious food in the middle of the archipelago, lovely outdoor seats and great music.

Waxholms Hotell

Delicacies fresh from the archipelago’s waters are theirs specialty but meat lovers and vegetarians won’t be disappointed.

Bistro Magasinet

You sit at the top of the building in cozy bistro, where you are welcome to order food and drink and have a lovely view of Vaxholm Fortress.

Vaxholms Bed & Breakfast

Linda offers fantastic at-home-dinners in the Greenhouse! You are welcome to organize private lunches and dinners for parties from 10 up to 16 people. 

Vaxholms Hembygdsgårds Café

Desserts wonderland! Feels like you are visiting your Swedish grandma. A place for all cake lovers!

Activities

Catch & Relax Fishing Guides

One of the leading companies in charter sport fishing tours in Stockholm Archipelago. Try pike fly fishing from the boat or spin fishing for pike, perch, sea trout or zander.

Skypark Vaxholm

Skypark is the largest and coolest adventure park in Stockholm. It’s a fun and exciting activity up in the air between the trees.

Please, leave nothing but footprints

The Right of Public Access (Allemansrätten) gives us a wonderful way to experience Sweden’s countryside, whether paddling, hiking, bicycling or even riding. But be sensible. Show that you care about nature so that we all can continue to enjoy and access the outdoors.

Read more about The Right of Public Access (Allemansrätten)→
Read about Swedish Fishing Rules →

Distance from our kayak center to some of main islands

Grinda 15 km
Örsö 17 km
Lådna 22 km
Siarö 22 km
Nässlingen 26 km
Träskö Storö 28 km
Finnhamn 30 km
Stavsnäs 30 km
Möja 33 km
Sandhamn 41 km
Furusund 46 km
Björkskär 47 km
Jungfruskär 50 km

Kayak day tour ideas

Around Kullö & Bogesund 12 km
Around Resarö 12 km
Around Vaxholm 11 km

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