Calm Water Kayaking

Sea kayak trip in Iceland

Perfect for beginners

A wonderful experience for beginners and veterans alike, this tour takes you paddling just beneath the magnificent mountains that tower over our small town.

  • Meeting point: Our base camp Bræðraborg at Aðalstræti 22B Ísafjörður. 

  • Departure: At 9:30 AM. Be there half an hour before departing time.

  • Guaranteed departures: Every day. There is a flybus service from the local airport (5 min. drive) if you arrive with the morning flight to Ísafjörður. 

  • 12 years. 

  • 2 persons.

  • Trip Difficulty: 2 (out of 5 possible).

  • 2.5 hours.

  • Kayaking gear and professional guide. 


Disclaimer: All kayak trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. BOREA does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk.

We start the trip from Bræðraborg Café when your guide has given you the kayaking gear. Then you walk down to the shore, behind the old houses in Neðstikaupstaður, where you start your paddling. 

We begin with a short lesson in paddling and safety, then enter the water behind the local Maritime Museum. We then paddle a wide circle inside the fjord while keeping a sharp lookout for various bird species and seals. 

  • Warm clothes to wear while paddling
  • A cap
  • Water bottle (optional).

1. Can I bring me Camera with me?

Yes you can do that. But of course you have to put it in a waterproof case. 


Check out some moments from Calm Water Kayaking