Learn advanced kayak skills in an amazing Arctic setting
Get one step closer to kayaking like a pro with our all-new Kayak Skills Progression Camp (KSPC), which we’re now offering in cooperation with TRAK performance sea kayaks.
In this exhilarating supplemental activity, you’ll join an exclusive group of four to eight other kayakers, use state-of-the-art touring kayaks, and learn key kayaking skills from expert guides – and all in the pristine Arctic environment of Northern Norway and East Greenland.
How is this course structured?
This course focuses on daily kayak skills progression and is available for four to eight participants. Kayakers split into two groups of four, and each group will embark on one outing per day (in the morning or afternoon) lasting one to two hours.
We will go on as many kayak outings as local conditions permit. Groups that kayak in the morning will return for lunch aboard the vessel, then swap activities with the morning hiking group.
What kind of kayaks and other equipment will we use?
The supplemental fee for this activity grants you the use of industry-leading TRAK single-seater kayaks as well as protective dry suits for the duration of your voyage, though we recommend bringing your own dry suit if you have one.
You must also bring your own thermal layers for additional warmth, as the areas in which we will kayak can be cold in the early part of the day.
Do I need to be an experienced kayaker to participate?
Basic kayaking experience is helpful, but it is not a requirement. Physical fitness, however, is essential. This kayaking camp is aimed at beginner and intermediate kayakers who will enjoy kayaking in sheltered fjords, bays, and secluded harbors.
This is a fun activity in a leisurely format, but the course also focuses on education and skills progression. The goal is to advance your kayaking while enjoying the incredible surroundings.
Is this activity safe?
All kayak outings will be provided under the guidance of experienced kayak guides who will take into account the experience and physical fitness of each participant. You will also be escorted by one Zodiac boat for added safety during your kayaking trips.
What routes will we take with the kayaks?
Kayaking routes cannot be determined in advance, because local conditions influence the final program. The map outlines a possible but not final itinerary. All itineraries are subject to change in the event of unsafe conditions.
Summary of our kayak skills progression camp (KSPC)
- Four to eight kayakers per motor vessel
- Participants split into two groups of four
- One outing per day (four kayakers in morning, four in evening)
- Use of foldable single-seat kayaks and dry suits
- Supplemental activity (with fee) on all trips
- Target group: agile and sportive clients