KAYAKING THE GEIRANGERFJORD

Join a guided kayak trip into the Geirangerfjord and see the Seven Sisters Waterfall from close up distance.

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And why not combine a kayak trip on the Geirangerfjord with a hike up to the abandoned Skageflå Mountain Farm?

Kayaking the Geirangerfjord to Seven Sisters Waterfall

Active Geiranger have their base at Grande Hytteutleige & Camping which is situated at the base of Ørnevegen Road (Eagle Road), 2.4 kilometer north west of Geiranger. From here you can join a guided kayak trip into the Geirangerfjord and see the Seven Sisters Waterfall from close up distance. Grande Camping is also a great place for a swim in the fjord, and the view from the camping towards Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord is beautiful.

The video below is from my kayak trip on the Geirangerfjord. I started at Grande Camping and crossed the fjord to the other side. I continued out the fjord to Skagehola, the starting point for the hike up to Skageflå Mountain Farm. Then I kayaked to Friaren Waterfall and crossed the fjord to see the Bridal Veil Waterfall further out the fjord. On my way back, I kayaked below the Seven Sisters Waterfall. It was a great experience to see this huge waterfall from the kayak.

Important Safety Information when kayaking the Geirangerfjord

Due to steep cliffs on both sides of the Geirangerfjord on this kayak adventure, it is important to check the weather and wind prior to start kayaking. It is also important to keep distance from the steep cliffs. Never kayak close to the cliffs due to danger of falling rocks from above! Keep at least 200 meters distance to the vertical cliffs.

In the fjords the wind can increase rapidly, resulting in frequent and large waves. As mentioned, the cliffs are steep in large parts of the fjord and it might be impossible to enter land when there are large waves. The water is also cold in the fjords. Due to this, we recommend you to join Guided Kayak Trips on the Geirangerfjord and to avoid kayaking if the weather conditions are bad.

Combine Kayak with a hike to Skageflå Mountain Farm

This is a fantastic adventure, combine kayak on the Geirangerfjord with the hike up to the abandoned moutainfarm Skageflå (250 meters above the fjord). Kayak on the fjord to Skagehola, the starting point of the trail up to Skageflå. From Skageflå there is a fantasticview towards the UNESCO-Protected Geirangerfjord and to the Seven Sisters Waterfall on the other side of the fjord. Active Geiranger arrange guided kayak trips and hike to Skageflå.

The Geiranger and Geirangerfjord Area – What to See and Do

The Geirangerfjord is like a fairytale. It is unique and exceptionally beautiful. And the fjord is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. You should also take a fjord cruise or join a fjord safari, experience the great view points or hike to Skageflå, one of the abandoned mountain farms. Vesterås is a great starting point for hiking in the Geiranger area. Take a Road Trip from Geiranger via Trollstigen to the Atlantic Road. The Geirangerfjord is located in the southwestern part of the county of Møre og Romsdal, north in Western Norway.

Accommodation in Geiranger

Hotel Union is situated on a hill just above the centre of the tourist village of Geiranger. The hotel has 197 rooms in several categories, from well-equipped standard rooms to luxury suites. Union Bath & Spa invites you to enjoy your spa experience among one of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway.

Other places to stay in Geiranger are Havila Hotel GeirangerHotel Utsikten, Geiranger CampingGeirangerfjorden Feriesenter and Grande Hytteutleige og Camping

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Tourist Information: Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord
Guided Kayak Trips on the Geirangerfjord: Active Geiranger

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