Experience the most Western Norway has to offer!

Gone Paddling AS has an experienced and dedicated team of guides, instructors, project and event managers to help you connect to the wild and natural beauty of Fjord Norway! 

Join us on a scheduled daily departure, a multi-day paddling camping trip, rent a kayak, attend a training course, buy some new gear, or let us arrange your family or corporate event.

 

Daily Departures

Guided kayak tour in Bergen (Herdla)

Includes lunch and transport from/to Bergen city center! Join us on a kayaking trip in the fantastic surroundings, North of Bergen.  Guests on this trip will arrive at our base on Herdla and be suited up and given a safety briefing before taking to the water for a 3-hour guided tour around the protected inland islands and reefs of Herdlefjorden and Hjeltefjorden.  We will pass bird reserve areas and protected Cultural Heritage ruins of the Second World War. Our experienced guides weave historical and cultural highlights into the trip, creating an experience not soon forgotten.  During our break for lunch, guests may get possibly to explore some of the old ruins. Meeting Point Look for a guide or our minibus between Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen city center (Strandkaien 3).  Busses run on a set schedule and depart promptly at 09:30 am or 2:00 pm (2 pm departure only between 16 July -31 Aug) , so please arrive at least 10 minutes before departure (09:20 am/ 1:50 pm).   (click image for full-size) Practical information Meeting point:  Between Bergen Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen (Strandkaien 3). Departure at exactly on time (no exceptions). The price includes kayak, personal flotation device, paddles, dry/wet-suit, sprayskirt, transport and lunch. We use double kayaks which are very stable and easy to manoeuvre. Guests should bring: sunscreen, sunglasses, a warm layer of clothes (for colder days), and a change of clothes, and a waterproof case for phone/camera. Spare clothes, camera etc. can be stored in dry bags during the trip. Children must be over 7 years old  Activity Duration: 3 hours No special requirements needed. All tours include a safety briefing by an experienced guide. Activity is dependent on the weather and the capability of the groups as a whole. Any activities cancelled due to weather will be rebooked to another day. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused service with no refund. Have a nice trip!

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Guided kayak tour in Sognefjord (Balestrand)

Description Join us on a recreational and educational kayak trip on the fjord in Balestrand with an experienced guide. On the trip you will enjoy Sognefjorden and Eseforden and have plenty of time to take a closer look at the beautiful surroundings.   After suiting up and a short safety orientation you will embark on an unforgettable kayaking trip on the fjords around Balestrand. Your experienced guide will take you on an historic and cultural trip through time as you bask in the natural beauty of the surroundings- like those named in UNESCO. During the trip, we will stop on one of the many beaches so you can stretch your legs and enjoy the scenery while we have a light lunch. Practical information Meeting point: The tourist information in Balestrand. Please meet 10 minutes before scheduled start time. Wear clothing appropriate for the weather conditions. Spare clothes, camera etc. can be stored in dry bags during the trip. Children must be over 7 years old. We use double kayaks, which are very stable and easy to manoeuvre Duration: 3 hours. No special requirements needed. Have a nice trip!

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Guided Via-ferrata tour in Bergen (Herdla)

Description Includes lunch and transport from/to Bergen city center! Join us on a tour in the wonderful surroundings where Herdlefjorden meets Hjeltefjorden for some rock climbing along the bay! On this beautiful three-hour climb along the fjord you get to experience the peaceful fjord landscape and have a lot of fun! During the trip we will climb on climbing nets, across rope bridge and down zip lines. You will get to see some ruins of the Second World War, parts of the a torpedo battery built during the Cold War, and much more. During the trip, there will be a short stop, where we can enjoy our lunch. In this area where we are climbing there has been over 240 different bird species discovered, so maybe we'll also see eagles and other rare birds! We always use experienced guides on our guided tours. Before the trip we will have a safety check-out, where the activity will be explained to you in detail. We will help you with all safety equipment and ensure you are all set before we head out! Meeting Point Look for a guide or our minibus between Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen city center (Strandkaien 3).  Busses run on a set schedule and cannot wait, so please be ready at least 10 minutes before departure (09:20 am for morning departure or 13.30 for afternoon departure). (click image for full-size) Practical information Meeting point:  Between Bergen Tourist Information and the Express Boat Terminal in Bergen (Strandkaien 3). Departure at exactly 10:30 (no exceptions). Helmet, harness and all other necessary safety equipment will be provided Wear clothing appropriate to the weather condition. Use hiking or mountaineering shoes and we recommend gloves. Bring sunscreen and sunglasses Minimum age: 7 years; Minimum height: 140cm No special requirements needed. All tours include a safety briefing by an experienced guide and you will accompanied by an experienced guide at all times. Activity is dependent on the weather and any activities cancelled due to weather will be rebooked to another day. If you are under the influence of alcohol, we cannot legally allow you to join the trip and your booking will be cancelled without refund. Get ready for a fun and action-packed day!

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Multi-day Kayak Trips


 

  • 2-day Kayak trip

    Our 2-day (overnight) sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip, whithout committing too much time.  Overnight camping is a great way to relax and imer...
    From NOK 2'900
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  • 3-day Kayak trip

    Our 3-day sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip or overnight trip and camping is a great way to relax and imerse youself in the moment.  Join a pub...
    From NOK 3'900
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  • 4-day Kayak trip

    Our 4-day sea kayak trip is an excellent way to cover more ground than a guided daily trip or overnight trip and camping is a great way to relax and imerse youself in the moment.  Join a pub...

Rentals


 

  • Bicycle Rental- Balestrand

    Rent a top quality bike to tour the magnificent Sognefjord!   Bookable here or at the Toursit Information Office in Balestrand between 14 May - 14 September.     ...
  • Kayak rental Balestrand

    Don't want to follow along with a guided tour?  Have good skills and do not want to be held back by those who are less experienced?  Or maybe you simply want to explore at your own ...
  • Kayak rental Herdla

    Don't want to follow along with a guided tour?  Have good skills and do not want to be held back by those who are less experienced?  Or maybe you simply want to explore at your own ...

Training Courses 


 

  • Climbing Course

    Let one of our experienced and certified climbing guides teach you how to climb safely!  We will start in the classroom with the basics and safety, then move outside to learn how to climb an...
  • First Aid & CPR

    Everyone should have basic First aid & CPR training.  Let one of Gone Paddling's trained and certified instructors teach you how to respond in the case of an emergency and ...
  • Kayak Course

    Don't let another summer go by without getting sea kayak training from a trusted professional. Gone Paddling AS supplies certified trainers and quality kayaks and gear to our par...
  • Outdoor Cooking Course

    Learn to cook delicious meals in the great outdoors! Tired of grilled sausages on a trip?  Learn how to serve the family a better and healthier meal on the go!    Bri...
  • Randonee Course

    Introduction to Randonee skiing New skis for Christmas? Gone Paddling AS, in partnership with Norway Mountain Guides, is offering instructional courses in Randonee skiing.  In t...
  • Rolling Course (Kayak)

    Being able to Eskimo roll is not a requirement when going paddling, but definitely an advantage. This course is intended for beginners, but it can also be adapted to those who...
    From NOK 800
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Other Activities and More!


 

  • Coasteering

    Includes lunch! Coasteering- or Coastal Mountaineering- combines of climbing/scrambling, swimming and cliff diving in an active coastal environment.  Our Coasteering guides are highly tra...
  • Guided Snoweshoe Tours (Bergen)

    Includes lunch! Our guided snowshoeing tours start with a pick-up in Bergen city center.  You will be transported to the trekking area where you will be given all the equipment needed for...
    From NOK 1'050
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  • Paintball

    Become like a child again- full of adrenalin and action!  We facilitate the right type of game for you. The participants are split into teams playing cup. Before we start, we inform abo...
  • Teambuilding

    Let Gone Paddling help unite your team through fun and competetive Teambuilding activities!   We have several packages that will appeal to all budgets starting at 390,- kr. per person!...

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