Kayak tour Naven - Hörviken 6 km
Naven is beautifully located on Kållandsö, right on the shores of Lake Vänern. From here you can rent a kayak or canoe and experience the archipelago in an active but relaxing way.
Kayak in Eken's beautiful archipelago
Rent a kayak at Naven Outdoor Experience, who also offer courses and guided tours. If you have your own kayak, there are plenty of beautiful places for getting afloat. If you want to stay overnight, there are also plenty of cottages and mobile home pitches in the area.
The route from Naven to Hörviken heads north through the beautiful Eken archipelago, which has an exciting, species-rich wildlife. You pass several of the wrecks that you can leanr more about from the Wreck Safari tour. Download the app ’Läckö Kinnekulle’ and discover the wrecks’ exciting stories!
Stop for a bite to eat
Paddle in to Hörviken and leave your kayak next to Hörvikens Marina. A visit to Tap Station Kållandsö Marina is highly recommended. Refill your energy store with tasty food on the quayside and take the opportunity to taste their huge selection of beers on tap! Remember, you should not take the kayak if you have been drinking, so take it easy during your visit and wait until the alcohol has left your body before heading back to Naven. Use water sense and common sense when on the lake!
Tips for accommodation
- Best Western Edward Hotel
- Bäverli Hills B&B
- Läckö Strand
- Naven Outdoor Experience
- Stadshotellet Lidköping
- Stiftelsen Läckö Slott
About 6 km one way
Lake Vänern inshore water
Remember to wear a life vest and take drinking water and snacks. Also take your mobile phone and extra clothes in a waterproof bag or container. Check the weather forecast so you can be prepared.
- Choose bright colours for clothes and kayak so you can be more easily seen on the lake
- Use common sense
- Check the weather forecast and plan accordingly. The weather can change very quickly on the lake
- If you have never kayaked before it is a good idea to start with a short course
Beginners with a little experience
Start and finish:
Naven on Kållandsö outside Lidköping
To start from Naven turn left off Kållandsövägen and follow the signs for Läckö Golf. Then follow the road until you pick up the signs for Naven.
With Local Services via Västtrafik, You can travel from any address to any of the municipality's local service stops or vice versa. However the address must be in the green area on the map of local services. You call and book your trip at least 1 hour before the desired departure based on the given time intervals (see times). Traveling with Local Services costs the same as a regular single ticket and you can pay both in cash and by bank card. For more information www.vasttrafik.se