Beginner`s Course


About the Beginner`s course

Duration: 16 hours (two days)

Price: NOK 2950,- per person

Day 1



Practical trial

Day 2:

We go for a whole day kayaking trip


You must bring:

  • Something light, but warm, to wear under the dry suit
  • A change of clothes
  • Food and drink
  • Sunglasses / a cap
  • Warm clothes to wear on land

What is the purpose of this course?

You will be introduced to the kayak and the equipment. After completing the course you will know how to manouver the kayak, use the padle and the safety equipment. In addition you will know the basic resque techniques. The course qualifies you for a sertificate from the Norwegian Canoe Association.

  • Lift, carry, launch and get seated in the kayak
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Rearing and stopping
  • Moving the kayak sideways
  • Paddle techniques
  • Turning
  • Get back on to land
  • Securing the kayak
  • Resque techniques
  • Preventing injury
  • How to plan a paddling trip
  • Safety on the water
  • Outdoor life
  • Leave no trace

What`s included?

We provide all the equipment for kayaking, including dry suits and wests. All you have to bring is something to eat and drink, and clothes to wear on land.