Canoeing on the Dane River in Klaipeda

Canoeing on the Dane River in Klaipeda

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: English, Russian
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Minimum age: minimum 6 y/o
  • Duration: 2 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Accommodation transfers available, alternatively please meet at 85 Liepų gatvė, Klaipėda 92195, Klaipėdos apskritis, LT

Activity description

Discover Klaipeda from a different angle on this canoeing excursion along the Dane River!

Discover the bustling seaport of Klaipeda from the water's edge on this canoe trip along the Dane River. Home to historical architecture, charming embankments and traditional maritime vessels, experience this vibrant city from the comfort of a hand-crafted canoe on this guided tour!

Location
This tour is run and operated from Klaipeda and travels 5km along the Dane River. Local landmarks include the 18th-century wood-framed buildings, Klaipeda Castle, Birža bridge & the Jono Kalnelis fortress.

Activity
Meet your guide in Klaipeda for this two-hour canoe tour on the Dane River. A sightseeing experience with a difference, this tour is suitable for travellers with a tight schedule & can accommodate cruise ship passengers, too. Starting with a short safety briefing and kit demo, step into your hand-crafted canoes and hit the water - learning the paddle techniques you'll need to travel as a team. Led by a local guide, you will paddle towards the Old Town of Klaipeda, exploring the embankments, mid-century Memel fortifications and finally the old town with its Prussian architecture. Passing traditional Meridiana sailing ships, learn more about the area's maritime history and cultural significance, paddling in a stylish cedar strip canoe on this short but sweet city tour of Klaipeda!

Conditions
Operating from April-November, this 5km tour uses two-seater cedar strip canoes - accommodating two adults and one child capacity per canoe.  

Activity requirements

All participants must know how to swim

Included
  • Guide & Canoe Hire
Do not forget to bring
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Comfortable Clothing
Meeting point
Accommodation transfers available, alternatively please meet at 85 Liepų gatvė, Klaipėda 92195, Klaipėdos apskritis, LT Get directions

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