Boat trips and boat life
Discover the waters of Trollhättan and Vänersborg by private boat, go on a boat trip or by renting a canoe. In our area there are both large and small lakes to choose from and you also have the Göta river and Lake Vänern here. For visitors travelling by boat there are several guest harbors to choose from.
Boat Trips on Göta River
Discover Göta River on board the steamboat M/S Elfkungen and go through the locks!
Join us for a relaxing trip along Göta River’s beautiful nature and experience Trollhättan from the seaside. During the summer months M/S Elfkungen offers trips along Göta River. It is also possible for bigger groups to book the boat for a private tour. A really interesting boat trip for those with a love for water and nature.
Photographer: Sten-Olof Pålsson SOVP.
Boat Rental, Charter and Accomodation
Fishing adventure on Lake Vänern
The company Vänerfiske operates in Vänersnäs, just outside of Vänersborg. Here you can rent a boats or canoes for your own fishing trip in Sweden's largest lake. Afterwards you can relax and have a good night sleep in a cabin on beautiful Vänersnäs.
Rowing boat rental on Hunneberg
Explore the beautiful lake Grinnsjö on Hunneberg mountain
Rent a rowboat from the Royal Hunt Museum Elk Hill on Hunneberg Mountain and explore the lake Grinnsjö. Here you can enjoy great fishing or just relax as you enjoy the untouched nature of the mountain.
Canoe Rental Hunneberg
Rent a canoe at the Royal Hunt Museum and explore the lakes of Hunneberg!
Go canoeing on one of Hunneberg’s fairy-talelike lakes. Here you will get a first-hand nature experience as you silently glide on the water. Perhaps you will see an elk emerge from the woods to quench its thirst or a pike splashing at the water surface. An amazing nature experience!
Boat, paddle board and cottage rental at beautiful lake Öresjö!
Only 4 kilometres west of Trollhättan you will find lake Öresjö where you can rent a boat for the day or for a few hours. The boat is a Linder Sportsman 400 aluminium with an outboard motor with 15 h.p and room for 4-5 people. There are a number of life jackets, for both adults and children, that you can borrow. There is also a paddle board for those who wish to try that.
Vänersborg Guest Harbour & Marina
The gateway to lake Vänern!
Vänersborg Guest Harbour and Marina is the gateway to lake Vänern, the biggest lake in Sweden. A lake filled with exciting attractions suitable for every passenger, regardless of age or interests. Vänersborg Guest Harbour and Marina is a full service marina and here you will find everything you can expect from a modern guest harbour and marina.
Ursand Resort & Camping
Family friendly camping and guest harbour with its own spectacular beach!
Beautifully located next to one of lake Vänern’s most spectacular beaches you will find Ursand Resort and Camping. Here you can enjoy a day at the beach, fun activities for the whole family and delicious food. If you feel adventurous it is also possible to rent a canoe and explore lake Vänern.
Sikhall Guest Harbour
A smaller guest harbour close to a lovely beach and camping site!
Here you will find a relatively sheltered harbour with basic facilities. About 500 metres north of the harbour you will find a lovely beach right next to Sikhall Camping. The harbour is run by Vänersborg’s Yacht Club, whose club house is also available for the harbours’s guests.
Spikön Guest Harbour
A beautiful guest harbour located in Göta River and right in central Trollhättan!
A guest harbour with room for 40 boats situated on the island Spikön, an area of great natural beauty, with walking distance to the city centre and to the sights within the nature preserve Älvrummet. Spikön Guest Harbour lies in the middle of Göta River, 200 metres north of the drawbridge and 150 metres south of the railway bridge in Trollhättan.
Photographer: Fredrik Lilja
Guest Harbour Åkerssjö
Beautiful guest harbour situated by the locks in Trollhättan!
In Trollhättan’s beautiful lock area you will find Åkerssjö Guest Harbour, only 3 kilometres from the city centre. You will find many sights and beautiful walks close by. Åkerssjö Guest Harbour is situated right next to the top lock in Trollhättan and can accommodate 15 boats. Next to the guest harbour you will find the lovely café Slusscaféet as well as Slussboden, a small shop and café which sells locally produced products during the summer months.