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Guided kayak trip around the Øygarden islets outside Bergen

Join us on this amazing nature experience, a guided kayak trip around Øygarden islets outside Bergen. Transport from the Tourist Information and lunch is included.

This beginner-level tour promises an unforgettable adventure as you immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the region. Our expert guides will lead you on a journey of discovery where you'll encounter a diverse range of coastal wildlife and learn about the fascinating local cultural and natural history. And what better way to nourish your soul than with locally-sourced, delicious lunch after the kayaking?

Conveniently located just 30 minutes by car from Bergen, we'll pick you up outside the tourist information center to start your journey.

No kayaking experience? No problem! Our stable double kayaks and expert instruction in safety and rescue techniques will have you confidently paddling through the water in no time.

Feel the tranquility of nature and revel in the freedom of this unique experience. Taste the seaweed, sample the shrimps, and discover the fascinating prehistoric life and geological history of the area. Keep your eyes peeled for the rich birdlife and amazing marine life, including crabs, shrimps, and even salmon jumping beside your kayak. With luck, you may even spot an eagle soaring above!

Join us for a kayaking adventure that will invigorate your body, refresh your soul, and create unforgettable memories!

Additional information

You will get served a delicious local lunch with apple juice from a local farm which you can enjoy when you relax and soak up the peaceful atmosphere, We have several options food, vegan, vegetarian, meat , fish, tell us if any diets or allergies.

Dress for outdoor activity, wind/rain jacket and some waterproof pants.

We have this for loan if you do not have. We normally use stable double kayaks who everyone can handle safe.

Min age: ​​​​​8 years old

No prior kayak experience needed! Simple paddle techniques and safety instructions will be given by our guide. Suitable for anyone above the age of 8 years old.

5 hours in total, included transport. Normally 2-2.5 hrs on the water. The complete tour distance is 5-14 kilometers, depending on the group and weather conditions.

Departure point:
The guide will meet you outside the entrance to the Tourist Information at 09:00/14:00. We return to the same place around around 13.45-14.00/18.45-19.00. The driving time is around 40 minutes from Bergen city center.

The tour start from our base at Syltøy at around 10.00/15.00. If you like to drive to Syltøy with your own car, please let us know in advance.

The tour can be booked on this website or at the Tourist Information in Bergen, latest 20.30 the day before. 
(Any bookings later that this must be done by telephone. Please note that there is limited capacity on this tour).

Cancellation policy:
If you cancel within 48 hours of  the tours departure from the Tourist Information, you will receive a full refund. In case of cancellation less than 48 hours before the departure of the tour, no refund will be given.

We can also offer private tours for groups. Private tour 1-4 people NOK 7990 NOK Private tour 4-8 people NOK 13,500 NOK

Email us at if you are interested in a private tour.

Source: Visit Bergen


Guided kayak trip around the Øygarden islets outside Bergen

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