Duration: 2.5 h | Distance: 8 km | Level: easy | Language: English
Gdansk by kayak is our classic, most popular adventure in summer and winter. This trip takes you on a loop around two islands of Gdansk: Granary Island and Olowianka Island, along the Motlawa Canal, meaning you get to take in all the highlights! Join us on a spectacular paddle.
We meet and finish our tour at the same point in historical shipyard area of Gdansk.
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If there is not a time available or not enough spaces then please contact us as we may be able to add extra. Private tours and groups on request.
Kayaking in Gdansk is the best way to skip city crowds and experience Gdansk by the water. You will have a lot of fun while visiting Gdansk by kayak. Many tourists take ferry rides, but kayak tour allows you to explore the city most don’t see.
Along the way you will have unique chance to see some of most important Gdansk’s highlights by kayak. Among others: Crane (Żuraw), Soldek Ship, Granary Island, Olowianka Island, Olowianka Footbridge, Radunia Canal, Motlawa River Embankment, The Polish Baltic Philharmonic, Gdansk Shipyard and Dead Vistula or Stone Lock and Old city moat depending on the water and wind conditions.
Gdansk is quite uniquely located at the crossroads of sea and river routes, waterways of the Vistula river at the Baltic estuary, as well as the Radunia and Motlawa rivers. This had a significant impact on the city’s development. The daily living as shown in literature and drawings proves that water was the important element of the city’s life. It is important today to show Gdansk through its relation to water.