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Rent a Kayak in Stockholm

Rent kayak at Långholmen kajak

Långholmen Kajak wants to make it possible for everyone to enjoy Stockholm from its most beautiful angle- the water! At our kayak rental in Stockholm you can rent a kayak whether you are a beginner or if you have a lot of experience. Långholmen, Reimersholme and Södermalm is surrounded by beautiful nature and calm waters, perfect for kayaking.

Renting a kayak and exploring Stockholm city from the water is a fantastic experience. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an experienced paddler, you will appreciate the experience just as much. Långholmen Kayak’s rental is located in the peaceful Pålsund Canal. This is the ultimate starting point for those who have never paddled before, with minimal wind and no waves. The highlights of a paddle tour are usually the peaceful environment with beautiful deciduous trees and wooden boats in Pålsund Canal, and the fantastic views of the Old Town, The City Hall, north Mälarstrand and Essinge Islands.

Our friendly and service-oriented staff will help you with the equipment, give you tips on paddle routes according to the weather conditions, and instruct you in safety and paddle technique before the tour starts.

We offer stable and easy-to-paddle kayaks, to make the paddle tour as easy as possible. We want everyone, regardless of experience level, to feel safe in their rental kayak.

What is included when renting a kayak?

When you rent a kayak at Långholmen kayak, the following is included in the price – kayak, life jacket, a paddle, spray skirt (splash protection) and map. If you want, you can choose to add a waterproof bag to put your water-sensitive belongings in.

How does it work?

You can either rent through our website or visit us at the rental. If you have pre-booked you will quickly get out on the water after you arrive at the rental. You are also sure that we have free kayaks when you want to go out and paddle. You check in with the staff, leave your belongings on our shelf, then we help you find the right equipment. When you are ready to paddle, the staff goes through the technique and safety before you head out on the water. Then we will help you down in the kayak and help you set up the footrests. Then you just have to slide out into the peaceful water.

When you return from your paddling, we help you get out of the kayak and take care of all the equipment, while you can stretch your legs and relax with an ice cream in the sun.

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Popular routes

In the Stockholm archipelago there are plenty of islands, cobblestones and canals that make the number of different routes to paddle unlimited. We have listed some of our favorites here.

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Find us and get prepared

All rental starts at Långholmen next to Pålsundskanalen. Nearest address is Alstaviksvägen 3, parking is available at Långholmen camping. The nearest metro is Hornstull and if you take a bus you can go to Högalidsgatan (bus 4) or Bergsund strand (bus 54 & 66).

Please arrive 10 minutes before your reservation to check in and prepare the equipment. Warm welcome!

Courses & Events

Do you want to paddle with others in a group led by an experienced instructor? Book one of our upcoming courses or events below.