Day trip around Skarpö

Kayaking day trip around Skarpö
Length: ~17 km
Time: about 5 hours by kayak + optional breaks for swimming / picnic / hiking
Level: intermediate


Paddle around Skarpö and get wonderful archipelago experience. Take a look on Vaxholm Fortress (Vaxholms Fästning) dating back to the 1500s and built by King Gustav Vasa. Located between Vaxholm and Rindö, was used to defend Stockholm. If you are planning picnic and swimming there is nice sandy beach on Ekholmen island.

You may expect high water traffic of ferries and other vessels, especially in summer. Route is recommended for paddlers with previous kayaking experience.

*You should always adjust the route to your (and your friends) kayaking skills, experience as well as sea and weather conditions.