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Adventure hosted by Helena

4 days
Light activity level
Includes food, drinks, transportation, equipment
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This is an amazing gourmet sea kayaking tour in the Swedish archipelago. Learn to cook elaborate meals in the outdoors and paddle to the best restaurants of the islands.

Join a small group and our kayaking & wild cooking guide. You'll set up base camp on an island near the most beautiful highlights of the archipelago, and go for kayaking day trips to the picturesque old fishing village at Harstena, the stunning lookout Kupa Klint and dine at the local eateries.

Your will cook up advanced Swedish cuisine on the cooking stove, using locally sourced ingredients like wild boar, lamb and fish as well as some foraged ingredients. Dishes include a slow-cooked lamb stew in red wine with chanterelles, cherry tomatoes and pearl onions, your own pickled lingonberry herring on dark rye bread with horseraddish & dill creme, and flambeed poached ginger & cinnamon pears.

You will also get the chance to enjoy archipelago cuisine and culture at three small family-run restaurants nestled among the six thousand islands that make up the Saint Anna Archipelago.

Between meals, expect kayaking at a relaxed pace, exploring the archipelago's beautiful scenery, birdlife and historic landscapes. There will also time for wild swimming, wood carving and simply enjoying each other's company.

This tour is all about savouring local flavours and enjoying the outdoors comfy & decadent style!
This is an amazing gourmet sea kayaking tour in the Swedish archipelago. Learn to cook elaborate meals in the outdoors and paddle to the best restaurants of the islands.

Join a small group and our kayaking & wild cooking guide. You'll set up base camp on an island near the most beautiful highlights of the archipelago, and go for kayaking day trips to the picturesque old fishing village at Harstena, the stunning lookout Kupa Klint and…

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What's included

  • Accommodations
    3 nights in a camping tent
  • Food
    4 lunches, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, snacks, dessert, appetizers
  • Drinks
    Water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, wine, spirits, beer
  • Transportation
    2 car rides
  • Equipment
    Safety equipment, outdoor gear

Your itinerary

  • Day 1
    A rustic pub hidden among the islands
    We set out into the maze of islands in our kayaks, set up our base camp and enjoy a 3-course dinner at the little pub.
  • Day 2
    Hundreds of islets from above
    We paddle to the outer archipelago and climb a famous lookout and cook a delicious meal in the evening.
  • Day 3
    The village that time forgot
    We visit the idyllic old fishing village Harstena for lunch, and cook an eleborate 3-course dinner when we return.
  • Day 4
    Due west for the mainland
    We pack up our camp and follow a beautiful coastal inlet to the best restaurant on the mainland for lunch.
From $1,240
/ person

Meet your host, Helena

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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Do the North is the operator for this tour. We have been sending hopeful adventurers into Sweden's most stunning paddling destination for 15 years. We use top-of-the line gear maintained to the highest standards to make sure you stay comfy in the wild. We provide easy access to a remote coastal landscape with every practical aspect taken care of. Six thousand islands in a maze – always a route that's never been paddled before and wild camping permitted anywhere!

Fly to Stockholm Arlanda or Stockholm Skavsta, pick-up in Norrköping.

The tour is led by a certified kayaking & wild cooking guide with First Aid & CPR training. Guide to guest ratio 1:6. Maximum no. of guests on a tour is 6 persons.

Note! These tours have participating guests from outside Airbnb also, the number of booked guests shown only reflect Airbnb bookings.
Do the North is the operator for this tour. We have been sending hopeful adventurers into Sweden's most stunning paddling destination for 15 years. We use top-of-the line gear maintained to the highest standards to make sure you stay comfy in the wild. We provide easy access to a remote coastal landscape with every practical aspect taken care of. Six thousand islands in a maze – always a route that's never been paddled before and wild camping permitted anywhere!

Fly to Stockholm Arlan…
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    Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    What to bring

    A couple of sets of clothing

    Shoes for water & land