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Sjoa Kajakksenter -  Kayak courses


Norway has amazing whitewater and beautiful scenery.

We have been teaching kayak courses in Sjoa for over 20 years. Come paddling with us.


Kayak in Norway         

2-DAY BEGINNERS COURSE

Intensity is high on our most popular whitewater kayak course.

Day one

We start at Sjoa Kayakcenter at 9:00 with coffee and presentation of the group. After a short hydrology lesson we outfit kayaks, load up and drive to our river location.

On a calm river we continue with:

Day two

Now we focuse on putting it all together, the whole day is a river trip. We teach you how to surf and continue with safety and how to read the river. After an early lunch we continue down the river where you get to paddle fun rapids and surf some waves on a class II river.

Days include

Instructor, kayak, equipment, transport, coffee/tea, chocolate.

Bring

2 thin wool sweaters, wool socks, (for use under wet suit/wet shoes) lunch and water bottle.

Price per person

2900,- w /3 participants, 3300,- w/ 2 participants, 4400,- w/ 1 participant.

Course dates

Mai                 26-27.

Juni                2-3. 9-10. 16-17.* 23-24. 28-29. 30.6-1.7.

Juli                 30.6-1.7. 2-3. 4-5.* 7-8. 9-10. 11-12.* 14-15. 16-17. 18-19.* 21-22. 23-24. 25-26.* 28-29. 30-31.

August           1-2.* 4-5. 6-7. 8-9.* 11-12. 18-19. 25-26.

September     1-2. 8-9. 15-16.

* Courses followed by Intermediate day. You can choose between a 2 or 3 day course on these dates.
 

► Contact us for other midweek course dates.

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1-DAY INTERMEDIATE COURSE 

This day proceeds with what you learned on the beginners course with us. You can extend number of days as you wish.

We work on techniques and focus on the roll. The whole day is a river trip and we teach you more about reading the river.

Day include 

Instructor, kayak and equipment, transport, coffee/tea, chocolate.

Bring

2 thin wool sweaters, wool socks, (for use under wet suit/wet shoes) lunch and water bottle.

Dates 

18.6. 6.7. 13.7. 20.7. 27.7. 3.8. 10.8. and on inquiry.

Price per person 

1450,- w/ 3 participants, 1650,- w/ 2 participants, 2300,- w/ 1 participant.

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         Kayak in Norway is fun

TECHNIQUE DAY ON OTTA AND LÅGEN RIVERS

You may not be able to roll in the river, but feel comfortable kayaking on class 2/2+ rivers. You will benefit greatly from refining your paddling techniques and practice your T-rescue.

Our qualified instructors will teach you to

  • Catch the small eddies, traverse where you didn`t think it was possible
  • Get on the difficult surf
  • Help you with your paddle technique and teach you how to better read the river and use its features


Max 3 participants per instructor. Water level dependant.

Day include

Instructor, kayak and equipment, transport, coffee/tea, chocolate.

Bring

2 thin wool sweaters, wool socks, (for use under wet suit/wet shoes) lunch and water bottle.

Date

On inquiry.

Price per person

1450,- w/ 3 participants, 1650,- w/ 2 participants, 2300,- w/ 1 participant.


Technique day on Sjoa

For you who have paddled a while, have a pretty good roll and are comfortable on class 3/3+ water.


If you are interested in a Rescue 3 course read more here.

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GUIDED DAY

You might not have paddled in our area or in Norway before. One of our guides will help you out by showing you the safest lines and the best play spots.

Max 3 participants per guide. Graded on low/medium summer level. 

Check out river levels here: Riverflow

Day include 

Guide, safety equipment, co-ed transport, coffee/tea, chocolate.

Bring

Personal equipment, throw bag and kayak with airbags, lunch food and water bottle.

Date

On inquiry

Price per person

1350,- w/ 3 participants, 1550,- w/ 2 participants, 2200,- w/ 1 participant.


If you are interested in a Rescue 3 course read more here.

For contact about our kayak courses click here


All prices are in Norwegian kroner.

We are open from May 26. till September 23. and run courses everyday through out the season.

If you don`t find a course date which is good for you, please e-mail us and we will customise a course for you.