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Boat, kayak and canoe rental by Lake Vänern

Explore Lake Vänern with kayak, canoe or boat. Here you have several options to easily rent a boat and then head out on adventures on Sweden's largest lake.

Boat and canoe rental - Vänerfiske

The company Vänerfiske is located in the beautiful Vänersnäs area outside of Vänersborg. They offer wonerful nature experiences and fishing adventures, for both individuals and groups. They rent out cottages near the shores of Lake Vänern and it is also possible to rent boats and canoes. 

Vänerfiske offers a wide range of both large and small boats, motor boats, canoes and also fishing equipment for rent. Go on an exciting fishing adventure on one of their boats or just enjoy the calm waters of Lake Vänern in a canoe. Please contact Vänerfiske directly for price information. 

Read more about Vänerfiske here.

Vänerbo 669, 468 90 Vargön
Phone +46(0)521-22 22 22
Mobile phone +46(0)70-333 22 00

Canoe rental - Ursand Resort and Camping

Begin your adventure on Lake Vänern from Ursand Resort and Camping, located just 4 kilometers from Vänersborg. The camping site offers a beautiful beach, pool area, restaurant and much more. They also offer canoe rental and the canoes can be booked at the ice cream cafe and are rented out during the cafe's opening hours. They must be returned no later than 7.30 p.m. To be sure that there are caones available, please call Ursand Resort and Camping beforehand. 

You can rent canoes for half a day (4 hours) or a full day (8 hours). Life jackets are included in the price. 

Read more about Ursand Resort and Camping here.

Ursand Resort & Camping
Djupedalen 520, 462 60 Vänersborg
Email: info@ursand.se
Phone. +46(0)521-186 66

Kayak and canoe rental - Vänersborg's Guest Harbor and Marina

Rent kayaks and canoes in central Vänersborg by the guest harbor. From here you can paddle via the canal by the city, out on Vassbotten bay and out on Lake Vänern. Please contact Vänersborg's Guest Harbor and Marina for more information and prices. 

Vänersborg Gästhamn och Marina
Vänerparken 12, 462 35 Vänersborg
Email: info@vanersborgsmarina.se
Phone: +46(0)521 657 09

Kayak rental - Blågrönt Liv (Trollhättan)

There is also a company in nearby Trollhättan that offers kayak rental in Lake Vänern. Blågrönt Liv rents out Oaisis one-man kayaks, as well as some two-man kayaks. The kayaks are stable even in rough seas with adjustable footrests and lumbar support. Life jackets, canopy, pumps and more is inluded in the price. They mainly work in Trollhättan but for a fee you can ask for the kayaks to be delivered to you by Lake Vänern. You can also drive the kayaks with your own car with pick-up and drop-off taking place in Trollhättan, kayak mounts for roof racks are available. 

Booking: Please send a text message or email with the desired number of kayaks you want to rent as well as rental date and where you want them delivered. The company will then answer your message and the booking is confirmed.

Blågrönt Liv
Tel. +46(0)738-96 25 92
Email: blagrontliv@gmail.com 

Kayak trips with Friluftsfrämjandet Vänersborg

Between May and September the local outdoor association Friluftsfrämjandet arranges kayak trips on Wednesday evenings in Lake Vänern. They also have their own kayaks that you can rent when participating in the trips. 

To book a place on the trips please call +46(0)70-360 34 40 or email hakan.wasterang@gmail.com for more information.