A taste of kayaking
Join us doing a half-day tour around our basecamp Kalvoy Maritime Center. Choose between morning or afternoon tour
Like the full-day tour, the view from Kalvøy is a panorama of Stavanger in the West, and the high mountains of the inland in the East. Close-up to nature, when kayaking, you can explore the seabed underneeth, and the wildlife at the seaside. We might also see Harbour Seals, Porpoises, Mink and Sea Eagles during the tour.
Minimum 3 participants, from age of 13
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 skillset.
Like all of our kayak-trips, wildlife is abundant. 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 seabed. If you paddle very quiet, you might see some fish and crabbs.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Departure 1: Early morning tour Departure 2: Afternoon tour
7.45 am- 1.00 pm 1.00 pm- 5 pm 2 1/2 hour kayaking 1 hour on the water
Saturday and Sunday tour: 8.45 am- 3.00 pm, 3 hours in kayak, snacks included
The guide will meet you outside the waiting room at the Tau ferry pier the day you have booked.
The adress to the pier is Fiskepiren and are located just 10 minutes walk from the main pier for the cruiseships.
The high speed vessel will take us to the basecamp at Kalvøy, where we have our kayaks.
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 point for the kayak-tour.
When arriving at Kalvøy, there will be a 10 minutes walk on a gravel road to the dressing room. At Kalvøy Maritime Park there are toilet facilities. Before we enter the kayaks, you will be dressed in drysuit, neoprene shoes and lifejackets.
From the bay at Kalvøy
we go south, or north, it dependent of the wind. We are on the west-coast of Norway where the winds change frequently.
Early morning and afternoon tour
Weekend tour including snacks
You will wear drysuit, neoprene shoes and lifejackets. Use outdoors clothes in this activity.
What to bring:
- A cap
- One extra pair of underwear, pants and pullover
- A bottle of water
- A high speed vessel to Kalvoy
- Guiding, on the vessel and by kayaking
- Drysuit, neoprene shoes and lifejacket.
On all our trips, we take a lot of photos. After the adventure, you can buy access to a Drop box folder, and we will share the tour pictures with you in this folder.