Explore the fjords
Full day tour
Join a full day kayak tour around beautiful Kalvoy, the heart of Ryfylke archipelago.
The view from Kalvøy is a panorama of Stavanger in the West, and the high mountains of the inland in the East. Here is short distances between islands, with quiet bays, narrow passages in shallow waters. Closeup to nature, when kayaking, you can explore the seabed underneeth, and the wildlife at the seaside. We might also see species as Harbour Seals, Porpoises, Mink and Sea Eagles during the trips.
This is full day kayaking, and we will spend many hours at the sea, served you nice hot meal, having a lot of fun. Join this if you want to see our lovely archipelago.
The guide will meet you at 10 am outside the waiting room by the Tau ferry pier. The adress to the pier is Fiskepiren and are located just 10 minutes walk from the main pier to the cruiseships.
From the pier we will take a high speed vessel to the basecamp, kayak, Kalvøy Martime Park
This 30 minutes ferry ride is quite an adventure. The boat moors at several islands before ending up at Kalvøy, which is the final destination and start for the kayak-trip.
When arriving Kalvøy, there will be 10 minutes walking on gravel road to the dressing room. At Kalvøy Maritime Park there are toilet facilities.
ABOUT THE TOUR
The english speaking guide and instructor will take you trough this wonderful landscape of small islands and reef, staying close to land. The lenght of the journey adjusted to your skills.
We start very quiet, at shallow waters, until you are ready for real kayaking. After a short safety brief, we entering the kayaks, the adventure begins.
We take it very easy, getting known with the kayak. The guide and instructor will give you basic kayak training.
Like all of our kayak- trips, wildlife is abundant. You will see a lot of birds, and if we are lucky, we can see seal and mink.
Close to the land, under your kayak, you can explore the seafloor. If you paddle very quiet, you might see some fish and crabbs.
Of course we will serve you and outdoor lunch
Return to Stavanger will be 17.45 (5.54 pm) and we will arrive Stavanger city center at 18.00 (6 pm)
NOK: 1950,- NOK
- Monday- Friday
- Minimum number of participants: 3
- Level: Intermediates
What to bring:
- Some extra clothes
- Extra pair of socks
- Rain clothes if rain
- Ferry Stavanger- Kalvoy- Stavanger
- Guide with navigation, safety and emergency equipment.
- Kayak with all neccesary equipment
- A nice hot meal
Before this trip you will be given basic resque tecniques training. And yes, you will be in the water some times while we are doing the exercises.
You must be familiar padling in some wind and waves, if not, be prepared for it. And, you must be familiar with kayaking for long time, sitting in the boat for 1-2 hours plus, before a brake.