Tours & activities by Magical Journeys from Viator

  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
From USD $170.35

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Experience the picturesque Stockholm archipelago up close on this full-day kayaking tour, the most adventurous and eco-friendly way to explore the raw beauty of Sweden’s unspoiled wilderness. Learn paddling techniques, get fitted in your gear and follow your guide on a scenic kayak trip around the islands. Have lunch and take a swim on a secluded island, and enjoy traditional Swedish afternoon tea when you return. This kayak tour is suitable for all levels.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
Take the morning bus from the Slussen metro station in Stockholm to the small port of Stavsnäs Vinterhamn, east of the city. Then take a short taxi boat ride (fare included) to the kayak base on the island Runmarö, where your kayak adventure begins.
Meet your experienced guide to receive a brief safety overview and training session and get fitted with your equipment. Then hop in your kayak and start paddling!
Explore the varied seascape that makes up the Stockholm archipelago, from large, forest-clad islands to small rock outcrops. Some 30,000 islands and skerries make up the archipelago, which spreads 19 miles (30 km) east from Stockholm into the Baltic Sea.
Learn about the archipelago’s history, wildlife and geology from your guide and admire your idyllic surroundings as you paddle past hidden gems that few visitors know about. Arrive at a secluded island, where you’ll stop to swim and have lunch on the sun-drenched rocks.
Then continue paddling at an easy pace past more islands back to your starting inlet on Runmarö. Reward your hard work with fika, a traditional Swedish coffee or tea break with a sweet snack.
Take the taxi boat back to Stavsnäs Vinterhamn and the bus back to Slussen, arriving in the evening.

For sustainability reasons, this is a “fish and release” fishing type, meaning that the fish you will get will be put back into their natural environment… for their happiness, the ecosystem and the happiness of the next fishermen!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Stavsnäs vinterhamn (harbor)

Departure Time:
Bus 434 from Slussen at 08.48 to StavsnäsTaxiboat 09.35 from Stavsnäs to Runmarö included in the price
9 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Kayaking Tour of Stockholm Archipelago

Archipelago, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Guide
  • Kayak equipment
  • Lunch
  • Swedish "Fika" (afternoon tea and snacks) - Fika means snacks in swedish
  • Afternoon tea and snacks
  • Round-trip taxi boat transfer
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bus ticket to go to Stavsnäs
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • The tour will take place if there are at least 2 participants. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Youths must be at least 16 years old to join the tour. Please note that the minimum height overrules the age for safety reason.
  • Minimum height: 1.50 m
  • Maximum height: 1.95m
  • Maximum weight: 140 kg
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Sydney H, September 2016

Guide was hysterical and had great adventure. It rained on us out of the time but I still loved it.

Reviewed by: Audra E, June 2014

It was a pleasure to meet Michael (the guide) who capably led us on a 13km route around the beautiful islands. Michael readily shared his local knowledge and engaged us in intelligent conversation throughout the day. Lunch was delicious. A very well planned and executed activity. Thank you Michael!