Myrkdalen is located in the middle of Fjord Norway, only 40 minutes from the Sognefjord in the north and the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord in the east. Kayaking is a perfect activity for children and families, as you can enjoy the spectacular nature safely together in a tandem kayak.
Guided Sea Kayaking Tour in the Sognefjord
From May - October you can join a guided sea kayaking tour from Myrkdalen Hotel. We'll drive across the high mountain terrain at Vikafjellet before we drop down to the Arnafjord. This is a sunny branch of the Sognefjord, which is surrounded by the majestically mountains Fagerdalsnipa and Jambueggi.
This sea kayaking tour is a must for everyone who wants to experience the stunning fjord landscape in Western Norway
At the fjord, everyone will get the equipment needed for the trip and the guide will demonstrate the use of the equipment and safety routines . For families with children we recommend sitting in a tandem kayak, where the adult can sit in the back and steer the kayak. The tour is all about enjoying the fjord - the length of the tour will be adjusted to each group.
We'll have good breaks during the day and on hot summer days we'll find good spots for a refreshing swim in the fjord. The activity company Outdoor Norway offers this amazing tour.
Voss, the adventure capital of Norway, is renowned for its world class rivers. Every year people from all over the world come to Voss to experience waterfalls and rapids in crystal clear water. It is easy to think that this sport is only for daredevils, but this is not the case.
You can actually enjoy the excitement with river kayaking without any previous experience - in a tandem kayak with a certified instructor!
Tandem River Kayaking
The adventure companies Kayak Voss og Outdoor Norway offer river tandem trips during the whole summer season. In a tandem kayak you will get even closer to the river compared to rafting - this is a unique nature experience combined with excitement and adrenaline. The instructor sits in the back and steers the kayak safely through the rapids, while you are in the front - close to the powerful forces of nature.
If you have previous experience with sea kayaking and want to explore the fjords on your own, you can rent single and tandem sea kayaks at the adventure company Nordic Ventures. The Nordic Ventures' base is in Gudvangen, approximately 35 minutes from Myrkdalen.