About Långholmen kayak

Långholmen kayak was founded in 2012 as a kayak rental on Långholmen in Stockholm and since then has had a simple vision - to make the water in Stockholm and around Sweden available to as many people as possible. In the spring of 2012, Daniel, a resident of Reimersholme near Långholmen, had a great urge to get out on the water and take part in the beautiful Pålsund Canal. As someone who grew up by the water up in Piteå in Norrbotten, Daniel saw it as a matter of course and a necessity to be able to get out on the water and enjoy a few hours in simple ways. The lack of an easily accessible way to get out on the water and with a strong conviction that more people in the area shared this need, made Daniel, together with his wife Samra and brother Anton, start their own kayak rental - Långholmen kayak. Today, we are passionate about giving other people the opportunity to get out into nature in general and on the water in particular, to give people a break from everyday life and in the long run contribute to people's increased health and well-being. We believe that the combination of nature experience and healthy exercise you get through kayaking is the ultimate way to increase your well-being. For us, the nature experience comes first, and the gadgets second. We therefore want to make Sweden's water available by offering the best possible products to get the greatest possible value out of the nature experience, without them costing more than necessary. We therefore offer a large range of kayaks, SUPs and accessories, suitable for all levels of paddlers, for both rental and sale.

Havspaddeln - a brand developed by Långholmen kayak

Having operated the kayak rental business for a few years, we had tried kayaks from many of the major suppliers. However, we quickly realized that it cost more than it tasted, and we lacked the ability to put into practice the valuable feedback we received from our renters regarding the kayaks' functions and features. We wanted to have the opportunity to be involved and influence and develop the kayaks to suit our customer group in the best way (beginner to intermediate paddlers). After intensively searching for a kayak manufacturer that wanted to meet our needs, a couple of years later we had found a factory where we had the opportunity to design the kayaks' design, quality, and other characteristics. Today we manufacture about 15 kayak models and even more kayak accessories - all under our brand Havspaddeln. Simple, stylish and durable high-density plastic kayaks with a focus on high functionality at a good price.

Our offer

Långholmen kayak is today one of Sweden's most visited kayak rentals. You will find us by the Pålsund Canal on the historic prison island of Långholmen, where our talented and friendly staff will take care of you and your party from start to finish, so that regardless of your level of experience, you feel safe on the water. If you are interested in learning more about kayaking, we also offer courses for both beginners and those who have paddled a bit before. We also offer guided paddling tours, both for private individuals and companies, where our knowledgeable guides instruct in paddling technique and tell interesting anecdotes about the surroundings in which you paddle.

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If you are looking to buy a kayak or accessories, you can always get help from us in choosing and test paddling kayaks and associated equipment to feel secure before your purchase. We are available by phone for questions and we have knowledgeable staff on site who can guide you in your purchase decision and then take into account your conditions, needs and your paddling background. Our kayak models are proven over many years from our rental business, and we make annual adjustments and improvements to the kayaks. On our blog, we have written many articles and guides that can be valuable for those of you who are interested in paddling. We also have a webshop where you can read more about the kayaks we sell and buy your kayak directly online to have the kayak delivered to your door.

Find the right one & prepare yourself

All rentals start at Långholmen next to the Pålsund Canal. The nearest address is Alstaviksvägen 3, parking is available at Långholmen camping. The nearest subway is Hornstull and if you take a bus, you can go to Högalidsgatan (bus 4) or Bergsund beach (bus 54 & 66).

Be there at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time to check in and prepare your equipment. Warm welcome!