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Welcome to Skärgårdens kanotcenter 2017 

Do you want to rent kayaks, canoes or bikes? Or do you want to buy a kayak? We have it for you! You can rent for some hours, a day, a week or more. We also arrange very popular guided tours and events. Look at the information "Guided kayaking tours".                          

Skärgårdens kanotcenter is situated at Resarö about 3 km from Vaxholm. Vaxholm is the charming capital of Stockholm archipelago with its 30 000 islands. Our surroundings are fantastic and there is kayaking water for both inexperienced and experienced. You can always find beautiful islands where you can stay for one night or more. We have very good experience and we show you the best islands and routes.

We are open daily from 15th of May until 31th of August and the openings are workdays 10.00-18.00 and Sat/Sun/Holydays 10.00-17.00.

Our openings are different on Midsummer Eve and on Midsummer Day -please call us.

Phone: +46 (0)8 541 377 90; +46 (0)70 6789 795: +46 (0)70 6789 025

Email: kajaker@kanoter.com

If you want to rent during the period September until April -please give us a call or send an email.

It is easy to visit us by bus, car or boat from Stockholm. By bus and car it takes about 30 minutes and by boat 1 hour. We are situated 35 km northeast from Stockholm city.

Please call or email us and we give you a time table. 

We are very happy that we every year have had so many kayaking guests from all over the world and this summer we are looking forward to see all of you and new guests again!  

We will do our best to give you our best service for your holiday! Sorry, we cannot give you a guarantee about sunshine!!

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Price list Rent

 2hrs 4hrs Day/24hrs

Canadian canoe

Big canoe max 14 pers.1200SEK1400SEK2000SEK7000SEK
Single sea kayaks    
SeaBird, Orion, Kodiak, Nelo, Sea Lion250SEK400SEK600SEK1800SEK
VKV -our best sea kayaks 300SEK500SEK650SEK2100SEK
MI 415 (not a sea kayak)75SEK100SEK165SEK  600SEK
Double sea kayaks    
VKV Yoo-A-Kim, Albatross, Trapper M, Point 65400SEK500SEK 800SEK2500SEK
Extra for kayaking    
Extra paddel--50SEK150SEK
Barrow for children30SEK50SEK100SEK500SEK

Outdoor equipment

We have outdoor equipment such as stove, gas, tent, tipis and ground sheet.

Guided kayaking tours 2017

Our guided tours summer 2017 is much appreciated as birth gifts, the whole gang celebrates and paddles with. 

Minimum group size that we take is 4 people and you will determine the date when you want to paddle.

Booking at least 5 days before the implementation  

A kayaking day to remember
A kayaking tour with lunch in the archipelago. After 2-3 hrs we take a break and go ashore on an uninhabited island where we enjoy a tasty lunch out in the wilds. Later we paddle back to Skärgårdens kanotcenter and feel many more impressions and experiences richer. Time: 1000-1700.

Price: 950SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, lunch. 

Lunch kayaking

Take a few hours break and go kayaking on safe waters in Vaxholm archipelago. After the finished tour we enjoy a lunch at the canoe centre. Time: 10.00-14.00

Price: 700SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, light luncheon, beverage.

Evening kayaking with sundown

We go kayaking in the nearby waters and we enjoy the long swedish summer evening filled with all the wonderful scents of nature. Time: 1700-2100. (time depends on darkness). Very popular tour!

Price: 600SEK. Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, instructions, life jacket, sandwich, bevergae, fruit.

Kayaking to a ready-laid table

A fine combination of a shorter (2 hrs) kayak trip and a beautifully laid three-course dinner with candles on an island in inspiring archipelago environs. This is the perfect choice when you wish to do something special together. After dinner you can either paddle back to the canoe centre, stay over night on the island or take a taxi boat.

Time: 1500-2100

Price: 1,850SEK.  Includes tour leader, kayak with equipment, life jacket, instructions, escort boat, three-course dinner, beverage.

Departures: Please contact us. On this tour we want at least 4 persons.


Kayaking conference with accomodation on an archipelago island

This is a unique chance to arrange a conference, kick-off or a bachelor/hen party on an unhibited island. The overnight stay will be in "igloos" or in a Lapp cot. Food? Different alternatives: we can provide you with all raw produce for meals that you cook/wok yourselves, catering or you take your food with you.

Kayaking on your own hand

We always give you suggestions on nice routes and good islands where you can tent. You will get a plastic map for the nearby surroundings and you can rent a waterproof map 1:50 000 for a larger area.


Together with you we plan the kayaking trip in the archipelago and it includes kayak, food and overnight stay.


Kayaking with a luncheon hamper

We provide you with a luncheon hamper and you take it with you in the kayak and spend a half or a whole day in the archipelago.

Please contact us for information and booking!

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