Posted on 13/03/2021
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Norway Outdoor Activities: 6-hour Sea kayaking & Hiking Tour in Alesund

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Take a Norway outdoor activities tour and get the benefit of combining a sea kayaking trip with a hiking tour from Ålesund. Ride your kayak admiring the beautiful city of Ålesund from a unique perspective and embark upon a hike up Mount Sukkertoppen to enjoy from its top stunning views of the Atlantic, the Sunnmøre Alps, and the city of Ålesund itself.

◾ Combine two exciting outdoor activities and get inspired by the natural beauty around you
◾ Paddle along and marvel at the unique Art Nouveau architecture of Ålesund
◾ Marver at views of magical fjords and the Sunnmøre Alps from the top of Sukkertoppen summit

About this experience

DURATION: 5-6 hours
MEETING POINT: Uteguiden office in Ålesund, Notenesgata 3
LANGUAGE/S: English, Norwegian
OPENING SEASON: January to October
WHO CAN COME: Norway outdoor activities tour is suitable for everyone above 16. No experience is required.

Description - What to expect

Your 6-hour Norway Outdoor activities tour starts from Notenesgata in Ålesund city, with a safety briefing and all necessary preparations including receiving the mandatory kayaking equipment. You will paddle through Brosundet before crossing Aspevågen south of Ålesund city rounding Slinnings Point, home of the famous Slinnings Bonfire, and pull the kayaks to shore at Hessa where we start our hike towards Sukkertoppen summit.

Sukkertoppen Hike, or also known as the Sugar Top hike will bring you to a vantage point that offers the best views of the city and its surroundings. At the top, you will have a complete 360-degree view of the majestic fjords that Norway is known for where the ocean meets the coast, the Sunnmøre Alps, and the city of Ålesund itself.

What is included

✔ Experienced guide
✔ Kayak (single or double)
✔ All necessary kayaking equipment
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Pickup/drop-off service
✖ Hiking equipment

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Experience cancellation policy

A. Cancel up to 30 days in advance for a full refund
B. Cancel up to 15 days in advance for an 80% refund
C. Cancel up to 7 days in advance for a 50% refund
D. If you cancel within 7 days before the activity you are entitled to no refund

Prepare for the experience - Important information

◾ Norway Outdoor activities tour require a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum number isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
◾ There are available single and double kayaks making the experience suitable for both families and the more skilled kayakers
◾ Children must be accompanied by an adult