Sea kayaking among icebergs

Kayaking trips

It is a common misconception that previous experience is a requirement of booking one of our sea kayaking trips. The reality is, on most of our water based adventures you do not need any previous experience because our specialist kayak guides will provide all the training you need. If you want to paddle among icebergs, see whales breaching the surface of the ocean or just discover truly untouched wilderness, there really is nothing stopping you.

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Travelling by kayak in a wilderness environment is a totally different experience to moving on foot. You can access islands, remote peninsulas and hidden coves that would otherwise be impossible to reach. Camp out in inaccessible locations and have close encounters with marine life such as whales, dolphins and sea eagles. There is a certain peacefulness to gliding through the water, watching the landscape gradually change around you as you make progress, that is hard to explain. Spectacular scenery and the rhythmic spalsh of your paddles combine to create a restorative and almost hypnotic calmness.

We provide all the specialist equipment that you will need including kayaks, paddles, dry suits, buyancy aids, dry bags and all your camping gear. We place great importance on providing only the highest quality kit to ensure you have a comfortable and safe experience out on the water. Our guides are all highly experience, fully qualified and passionate about exploration by kayak. Many of our kayak trips do not require any previous experience but we also offer more extreme trips for those looking for a serious challenge.

Top 3 destinations

In Norway you can explore the beautiful Lofoten Islands, catching fish from your kayak and camping on white sand beaches. In Oman we discover the fjords of the Musandam Peninsula, the warm turquoise waters are home to dolphins and sea turtles and we spend plenty of time swimming as well as kayaking. In the polar archipelago of Svalbard, we provide a range of paddling trips from easy excursions to Kings Bay to our extreme 21 day Texas Bar expedition.

Other destinations

New for 2021, we are now offering kayak expeditions in west Greenland. Navigate your way in between drifting icebergs as you explore Disko Bay and make your way north to Pakitsok Bay and the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Our kayaking experts

At Kandoo Adventures we never hand over your experience to a third party. We operate all of our adventures ourselves so we can guarantee top quality equipment, highly experienced guides and flawless organisation. Click on the links below to learn more about our operation in each country.
Trekkers taking a selfie in the Dolomites

Our customers are our best ambassadors

Don't just take our word for it - check out what our customers say about us on Trust Pilot, where we consistently get great reviews and are rated the No. 1 Tour Operator against 63 peers.

Why Kandoo Adventures?

Here is why you should travel with us

Here are just some of the reasons why you should choose Kandoo Adventures for your next trip of a lifetime. All our team in the UK and across the globe is working hard to ensure you have an unforgettable adventure.
Trekker's hug when reaching a summit on the Annapurnas Circuit

Local experts

We set up and operate all our overseas operations directly, so we know everything you need to know about each destination in a way that is only possible when you run everything yourselves.
Kandoo Adventures team member

Safety

Of course, taking on a challenging adventure should not mean compromising your safety. You can be confident you are always in safe hands with Kandoo Adventures. We are experts in all our activities, know all the areas in which we operate intimately and know how to ensure you enjoy your adventure safely using the best guides, equipment and operating procedures.
Monks in Paro, Bhutan

Responsible travel

As part of one of the most important and largest industries on the planet we take our responsibility seriously and ‘go the extra mile’ to ensure our presence in every country in which we operate is entirely positive.

Central to how we operate is that we care for our crew, care for the local environment and care for the communities in which we operate.

And where we are really different is that we operate our own expeditions to make sure you have an amazing experience. We hand pick and train all our guides and ensure that every aspect of your trip operates to the highest standard. Where we use partners they are of the highest standard, reflect our values, ethics and joy of travel.
Meeting with local people during a trek in the Sacred Valley

Great reviews

The end result of all the effort our team puts in, to get trips just right, is that we consistently get great reviews. You can see what customers say about us opposite and by following the links to Trustpilot, Facebook, TripAdvisor and Youtube.