Private Tour: Kayaking Tour in the Middle of Bergen
Do you love freedom? To do and experience new things that you have not ever done before? Then, the Bergen Kayak Experience is just your thing, no matter age or earlier kayaking experience. Come along on a new beginners kayak tour, where you are picked up by your dedicated guide from your hotel reception or cruiseship, and paddle your way along Bergen shoreline with a totally different perspective on this picturesque town.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Port pickup as ships arrive in Bergen
Private tour / Transport by private vehicle to landing site
Departure & Return
Departure Point: Ships arrival dock or your hotel reception. Please tell arrival time and ships name when booking
Return Details: To ships departure pier.
What To Expect
If you are simply tired of all the hassle boarding those endless lines of hop on - hop off busses, why not try a different tour on the water that surrounds Bergen. All our Kayaks are especially designed for new beginners and you need absolutely no prior experience to participate. You will be picked up from your hotels reception / ships arrival dock by your own private guide, and after a short drive you are ready to depart on your kayak expedition from the very hart of Bergen city.
All our kayaks have a superior stability to be able to be used by new beginners, and after a short safety drill at the start site, you and your fellow travelers are ready to start from the Lungårdsvannet lake in the centrum of Bergen. You start out quite slowly, and you will be amazed to find out how easy it is to master a Kayak in a sheltered area with no waves. As you learn by each movement of your oar, your guide will take you out the small Puddefjord and towards the city harbour itself.
You will discover that safety is a focus on this tour, and your guide will keep an eye on all travelers from his view behind the travelers. All guests will have life jackets specially made for kayaking and all kayaks are equipped with GPS trackers that keeps track of your movements.
Kayaking is a intriguingly different way to see a city. And Bergens waterfront gives you the very best of its buildings and history on this superb tour. Notice that you do not need to be "super fit" to participate, as the kayaks will slide efficiently through the water with a minimum of effort from your side. After the tour, your guide will drop you of at the fish market, and you are able to enjoy a well tasting lunch at one of the many restaurants there. For cruise line passengers, Your guide will have you back on your ship in good time for your departure from Bergen.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
A moderate amount of walking is involved in this trip
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate