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Sea kayak course package

Full description


Your Journey

Limited availability 2021

29-30.05.2021 - finished

05-06.06.2021 - finished

12-13.07.2021 - spots available

04-05.09.2021 - NEW DATE

Day 1

Welcome and get started

  • Start course: 10:30

  • Gear try-out and explanation

  • Start paddling on the ocean

  • Lunch

  • End course day 1: between 16:30-17:30

  • Free evening

  • Use Aurorazone, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, for evening experience

  • Optional evening activities available

Day 2

More practise and complete the course

  • Early breakfast: 08:00 - 09:00

  • Start course day 2: 09:30

  • Lunch during the course

  • End course day 2: between 17:00 - 17:30

  • Hopefully receiving your våtkort


This course gives you

  • Needed knowledge about your kayak gear

  • Improved manoeuvre kayak skills

  • The basic safety & rescue skills to go out safely with your buddies

  • Trip preparation skills and tricks

  • Unforgettable memories in the Arctic

In this course you will learn everything you need to know to go out paddling safe on your own in calm waters. We will spend two full days exploring the fjords and learning the basics of safe sea kayaking, different paddle strokes, ways to manoeuvre your kayak and self and buddy rescues.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a “våtkort” (certification from the Norwegian Paddle Association), which will allow you to rent kayak gear everywhere in Norway and follow more courses or join in kayak club activities.

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Suggested optional activities

Spoil yourself with one of the optional evening experiences at Hamn i Senja.​

- Atlantic Wellness with ocean view and drink -  NOK 420 per person

- Tasting of local beer from served with Arctic Tapas - NOK 695 per person

- Midnight sun or sunset boat trip - NOK 930 per person - min. 2 people

- Dinner in the restaurant or on the terrace overlooking the ocean - book table in advance - Prices on the spot


A stunning location for everyone

​This package is flexible: Are you keen of making a small holiday break out of this adventure with family or friends? At the spot, you can enjoy many other on shore and water activities, so everyone has a fun time while the others are joining the course. Adventure during the day, cosy bonding time during the summer evenings. It is your holiday, plan it as you want. We support you.

  • Arctic Caribbean

  • White sandy beaches

  • Activities on the spot for everyone

Picking this location and package to start your kayak experience, is a wonderful gift you give to yourself. Or to your beloved ones. Being able to pick the Atlantic Ocean as your classroom rocks! Just as you do. Join us to this limited offered course, here in the Arctic.

After you finished the course, you can decide to stay a bit longer and enjoy the area with your family or friends. Book some extra time here at the Arctic Caribbean

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Getting there

Own transport is highly recommended for the flexibility and sightseeing possibilities.

If own transport:

  • Option 1: drive to Senja via the road (E6 and 86)

  • Option 2: take the passenger's Tromsø ferry and rental car in Finnsnes (road 86) - time table

  • Due to the start time of the course, the ferry Brensholmen to Botnhamn is no option.