Useful maps, 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 local markets close to our kayak center in Resarö / Vaxholm

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. You can easily get there with bus or you are welcome to use our bike, if is available.

We recommend to have almost whole food for your adventure, especially dry staff like rice, pasta, canned food, muesli etc.

Below you will find also map of shops located on bigger islands on archipelago where you can get some fresh food if needed.

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!


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.

Water taxi

Kastellets Rederi

We recommend Christopher's water taxi boat which is well adapted to provide assistance for kayakers with the possibility of launching and picking up at sea if needed.

Contact: +46 (0) 70-225 0005

Waxholm Water Taxi

Contact: +46 (0) 70 600 61 00

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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