Guided kayak tour in Sognefjord (Balestrand)

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From NOK 850

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!

From NOK 850

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Getting to Balestrand from Bergen


By Expressboat

Take the fast boat from Strandkaien to Balestrand.  Use the Norled Expressboat schedule from Bergen >> https://www.norled.no/en/maps-and-schedules/expressboat/sogn-and-fjordane/.  The "Fra Bergen" times to show departures from Bergen.  Trip times from/to Bergen are approximately 4 hours 

By Car

Use Google Maps to Navigate to "Gone Paddling Balestrand".  Here is a planned route from Bergen city center in case you need to print >> https://goo.gl/maps/WitFm6NYjY82 

When in Balestrand, you will find our site at the Tourist Information, directly across from the marina.  Look for the kayaks and orange flags!


Our Trip

...will start with a short orientation and safety briefing before we take to the water. We will paddle in a group and you will be given historical/interesting details about Balestrand as well as receive paddling pointers and tips.  We will make landfall somewhere during the trip to have a sandwich and enjoy a locally-made beverage.  You may get the opportunity to swim or play in the water (in your dry suit) before continuing our trip.  Total activity length will be 3 hours. Exact trip route will be determined on the day and is largely determined by: the weather, group size and group experience.

Highlights

  • Experienced guide

  • Unique and inspiring scenery

  • Historical/cultural comentary

  • Dry or wet suit included 

  • Lunch provided

  • No experience required

  • We support local products/businesses

  • Maximum group size = 8

Route

  1. Gone Paddling Balestrand