Do you like to be out in the wilderness and want to go kayaking? On this tour you will explore the wild fjords of Finnmark and Troms and padle towards the majestic Øksfjord glacier.
🗓 May - September
🕙 10 hours
We leave Alta and head out of the Altafjord where we pass several historic landmarks on the route. When we arrive our destination in Jøkelfjord we will have a safety brief before entering the drysuits and put the kayaks on the water. We will head towards the Jøkelfjord glacier and enjoy the great arctic nature and scenery. After paddling for a couple of hours we go ashore and have a nice lunch. After some warm drinks we head back towards the starting point. During the trip we might see the magnificent polar dolphin or the majestic sea eagle.
Professional kayak guide
Drysuite, gloves and hoddie
Safety equipment and drybags
Warm expedition lunch, hot drinks and a water botte.
Starting point: Our Explorer Store in the city centre. 50 meters from Scandic Hotel and 100 meters from Thon Hotel. Other places on request. Adress: Løkkeveien 33.
Changes can be made regarding weather conditions.
You don`t need any kayak skills beforehand. This trip fits most people. The drysuits makes it comfortable even in bad weather. But you should wear warm clothing, preferably woollen underwear. Bring a warm hat, gloves and jacket for the lunch break. In our Explorer Store you can buy woollen clothing, hats and souvenirs.
Physical level: moderat
This tour is not recommended for those with back problems or if you're pregnant.