GUIDED KAYAK TRIPS IN THE FJORDS

The Sognefjord, the king of the fjords, is the longest fjord adventure in Norway. The fjord is 204 kilometers long and many of its fjord arms are great to explore from a kayak.

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For safety reasons, it is recommended to join a guided kayak trip if you are going to paddle on the fjords. You can join guided kayak-trips on many of the fjords in Western Norway.

 

Season and Safety - Kayaking on the fjords

SEASON - Many of the activities and attractions mentioned on this website are open only in summer and are closed in winter. This also applies to many of the roads and accommodations mentioned. Season and opening time will vary. It depends on where it is and what activity, attraction, road and accommodation it is, it usually opens in the summer and closes in the autumn, depending on i.a. the amount of snow and the risk of avalanches in the area.

SAFETY - Important Safety Information about kayaking in the fjords: For safety reasons, it is recommended to join a guided kayak trip if you are going to paddle on the fjords in Norway. The fjords can be exposed to strong winds and currents, and the weather can change rapidly even if nice weather and no winds are reported. There are steep mountain sides and cliffs in many parts of the fjords, this can make it difficult to enter land if weather gets bad or if an accident happens. It is recommended to avoid kayaking in thunderstorms and when there is wind and waves and bad weather conditions!

Watch out for and keep good distance to boats, ferries and cruise ships when kayaking on the fjords. Also remember to frequently look behind you. Some of the fjords are heavily trafficed with boats and ships.

It is recommended to keep a safe distance to steep mountain sides and cliffs where there is a risk of rockfall, landslides and avalanches. The guide companies in the different fjords usually have local knowledge about where to keep distance to land with regard to rockfall etc.

Read more about season, important safety information and your own responsibility when kayaking and when exploring Norway…

Some Kayak-guiding Companies in the Fjords

Guided kayak trips on the Geirangerfjord
Guided Kayak trips on the Nordfjord
Guided Kayak Trips on Kjøsnesfjorden in Jølster
Guided Kayak trips on the Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord – Start from Gudvangen
Guided Kayak trips on the Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord – Start from Flåm
Guided Kayak trips on the Fjærlandsfjord

Guided Kayak trips from Balestrand
Guided Kayak trips on the Lustrafjord

Kayak outside Gudvangen – The innermost part of the Nærøyfjord

 

FJORDS – Accommodation in Western Norway

Great Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Bath and Spa Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Fjords Living – Special Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

FJORDS – Useful Links

Go Fjords – Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Visit Norway – Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway – Official page for Fjord Norway