5 day kayak excursion in Sankt Anna & Gryt

5 day kayak excursion in Sankt Anna & Gryt

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Intermediate
  • Spoken languages: Swedish, English
  • Fitness level: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: minimum 18 y/o
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    strict1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Do the North : Nedre Yxnö, 614 98 Sankt Anna, Sweden
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

Activity description

Have you always dreamt about discovering Scandinavian nature? Join Do the North's amazing 5-day guided kayak exploration of Saint Anna & Gryt in Sweden and discover the beautiful archipelago. No previous experience needed. 

Combine lots of exciting archipelago paddling, abundant bird life and beautiful coastal landscapes - you've got yourself a pretty great mixture there! Even better, throw in some experienced kayaking guides and top-notch equipment and you've got yourself a pretty fantastic Scandinavian wild camping adventure! 

The 5-day kayaking adventure with Do the North starts off with you being picked up at the train station/hotel in Norrköping to be driven to Sankt Anna Archipelago. Once arrived, you will re-pack your clothes, pack gear & food, and have a short safety briefing. Then the true adventure starts! 

Day 1 
The trip starts off with you zig-zagging northeast to the islands south of Aspoja known for their bird sanctuaries. You will pass through Uggelholmarna, a nature reserve to get there. 

Day 2
The second day of your adventure you will discover the outer archipelago. If you are lucky, you might even be able to spot some seals. At the end of the day, you will reach mark Kupa Klint, a great lookout point over Missjö Archipelago. 

Day 3
The exploration continues toward Harstena Village, where you will have a delicious lunch at a waterside restaurant. You will also have the possibility to visit the old school/museum and seal processing factory. By the end of the day, you will arrive at Yttero island, surrounded by sanctuaries for seabirds. 

Day 4 
The kayak excursion continues towards the larger sheltered islands. For instance, you might be able to discover a hidden sandy beach, a pretty rare thing. You will also pass by many traditional summer houses and different types of landscapes. The adventure continues towards the southern tip of Vaggon, where you will find a nature reserve. In the evening a local fisherman at Hako will bring you smoked fish for a delicious last dinner. 

Day 5
On the final day, you will explore Gubbon and the abandoned copper mine on Fango. To later zig-zag back to Fyrudden, where your adventure will finish up. 

Itinerary

First day: 
10:00 Pickup in Norrköping. 
- 11:00 Arrival to Sankt Anna Archipelago
- 12:00 Prepare launch
- 12:30 Trip starts. 

Last day: 
12:00 Drop-off in Norrköping. 

Activity requirements

You much be able to swim.

Special terms

Weight limit: 120 kg per person

Accommodation is included (tent). 1-person tents, wild camping is permitted anywhere in the area. 

All the meals will be cooked out in the wild. If you have any allergies, please let the instructor know before. 

All Snacks and Beverages are not included. Contact instructor since they can be pre-ordered for the trip. 

Included
  • Kayak guide
  • All necessary kayaking, camping & cooking equipment
  • Transport
  • Food
  • Guide book
Excluded
  • Lunch at restaurant on Harstena
  • Beverages & snacks (you can pre-order)
Do not forget to bring
  • Sets of clothing
  • Shoes for water & land
  • Towel
  • Swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cap
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
Meeting point
Do the North : Nedre Yxnö, 614 98 Sankt Anna, Sweden Get directions

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