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Art Nouveau Kayak - Ålesund

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time-raw3 hours
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Uteguiden Activity Center Ålesund

Do you want to experience the Art Nouveau town of Alesund from a different perspective? Whether you inexperienced or pro, everybody will enjoy paddling your way through the waters of Brosundet in the heart of Alesund, and into the fjords.

What to expect

Kayaking through the waters of Brosundet, which splits Alesund into two, is a unique way of exploring the city. You’ll be able to go where others can’t reach and see the architectural beauty of the Art Nouveau town of Alesund from a totally different perspective. Meet up will be in the activity center in Alesund, which is in the heart of Alesund. Located right by the waters of Brosundet, Alesund’s true town center, your adventure will start immediately. When entering the activity center you will get an introduction to the town and get all the equipment necessary to head out for your adventure. After a safety briefing and introductory skills for kayaking you’ll be able to walk out the door and straight into your kayak. There are both double and single kayaks available making it suitable for each and everyone of you. Whether you’re a family, a beginner or a pro kayaker, the stable and wide sea kayaks are suitable for everyone. When heading out into the water the guide will help you get the handle of your kayak so that everybody feels safe and sound. Once on the water several photo stops will be made where your guide will tell you some local stories of how the town came to be and what it is that makes Alesund so special. You’ll be able to not only see the inside of the city but also paddle into the fjord and experience Alesund’s magnificent surroundings while being safeguarded by certified guides at all times.

What’s Included?

  • A kayak tour in Alesund
  • English speaking certified kayak guide
  • Single/Double Kayak - depending on your wishes
  • Buoyancy - life jacket
  • Paddle
  • Spraydeck - to keep you dry inside the kayak

What Do I Need to Bring?

  • Water repellent jacket - to keep you dry at all times
  • Little snack - to keep your tummy happy
  • Cap & Sunglasses - for when the sun is shining bright like a diamond
  • Water - as water from the sea might not always taste that well
  • Camera - best to have a waterproof housing just in case
  • Extra clothes - in case you would like to change afterwards

Is This Experience for Me?

This experience is for each and everyone of you, as long as you’re above five years old. You don’t need to have any experience as both the guide as well as the stable kayak will safeguard you at all times.

Additional Information

Uteguiden is the biggest activity provider in the area and has guides who have the best local knowledge in town. In case you want to experience the Norwegian outdoors in a safe and enriching way they’ll make it their mission to provide you with an unforgettable experience up here in the adventure capital of the fjords. Just make sure to check before heading out that your insurance covers for kayaking.