Tours Lake Vättern
Before we get started we make sure that our group is prepared for a safe paddling experience. If needed, you will learn the basic paddling techniques at the starting point, to be ready for paddling. We plan our tour together depending of the desires of you. Tea/coffee, snacks, lunch and full paddling equipment are included. Bring water and change of clothes – rain clothes if needed, otherwise sun block and hat. Good general health and ability to swim 200 m is required. Minimum of 4, maximum 10 participants. Private groups – always 2 nature/kayak guides.
7. Guided Kayak Tour North Lake Vättern Ecopark
Most of the archipelago in the north of Lake Vättern is a nature reserve, with about 50 inviting islands. It is always possible to find a sheltered kayak route in between the islands and islets. The view when you reach the outer islands and watch south towards the open horizon is breath taking. To hear the calls from red-throated loons, to listen and follow the hobby in its hunt of insects or to observe the osprey by its huge nest (from a distance) are some of the highlights of this tour. When we are hungry we make stops for having our home-made snacks and lunch. A hot day the crystal-clear water tempts us for a swim. It is always nice with a camp fire for the lunch break. The nature, geology and history have a lot to tell us, which we want to share with you.
8. Guided Kayak Tour with Snorkeling
Lake Vättern has a lot of old shipwrecks which are well preserved in the clear fresh water. This is a combined kayak tour with snorkeling around three small, old shipwrecks. The tour starts by Medevi Brygga, an old steam boat jetty. We paddle between small islands and along a stretch of islands. There is plenty of time to enjoy the birds of the area – mergansers, cormorants, gulls, terns, barnacle geese – maybe the osprey shows up. When we are hungry we make stops on one of the rocky islands or by a sandy beach for home-made snacks. Time for snorkeling – wet suites, googles and flippers on – dive into the water! Getting hungry? Don’t worry, there is still more food – maybe by a camp fire.
If you want to extend your paddling adventure with some days more, it is possible to extend or combine above packages.
We are helpful with suggestions of suitable accommodation nearby.