Are you keen to paddle on the open sea or in wide rivers? Here we have collected tips on routes and useful information for the perfect experience on the water.

Paddling in the sea


Gourmet kayaking with Umekajak

First, a guided kayak tour amongst the many islands of Skeppsvik’s archipelago. Then, a visit to Skeppsviks Herrgård, a manor house offering an enormous buffet that features all sorts of tasty delights. We call this combination “Gourmet kayaking”.


Midnight kayaking in Holmsund

Paddle out into the magical northern summer night. Glide along among the islets and skerries and enjoy the tranquillity.


Rental opportunities - Sea

Umekajak - Kayak

Kvarkenfisk - Kayak and canoe

Paddle in rivers

Midnight paddling in the Umeälven

A guided tour in the sweet summer night and you get to experience some really nice places along the Umeälven. During coffee, you will hear stories about the river's history.

Book the trip with Granö Beckasin 


Rafting in the Ume River

Build your own log raft and slide down the river. Experience nature up close and enjoy the silence.

Book the trip with Granö Beckasin 


Rental opportunities - Rivers

Öreälvens kanotcenter – Canoe 

KAYAKOMAT - Kayak, SUP (Stand Up Paddle)

Åmsele by Seasons – Canoe 

Rinneln Båtkiosk - Canoe, SUP

SUP - Stand Up Paddling


1.5 - Hour Tour -  At the starting point you will receive some instructions before the boards are placed in the water. You start by trying in calm water, practicing balance and technique. After that you are ready for bigger challenges. 

Beaver safari on paddle boards – This tour is a combination of a fun activity and a wonderful nature experience. Includes a picnic. 

Book with Aurora Borealis Adventure