The Finnish Archipelago Sea is among the greatest areas in the world for self-guided multi-day sea kayaking adventures. With its thousands of wild islands perfect for camping, sheltered waters and the Archipelago National Park providing a unique possibility to experience silence and vast areas without encountering people, you will fall in love with this exceptional area.
Aavameri provides guests doing self-guided expeditions with comprehensive service:
Transportation from Turku to the best launch spot for the weather forecast and group skills;
our professional guide helps you plan the area and route according with your skill level, the weather forecast and what you are most inclined to be interested in;
we help you to chose the bes suited high quality sea kayaking equipment for you and your group, we provide maps, and as supplements all the outdoor equipment you could need for a nice and relaxed expedition
For safety reasons, Aavameri demands that the group has a ratio of at least one per three persons that have skills in deep water kayak rescues, good maneuvering skills and navigational skills. If you do not have these or if you are unsure about your skills, we are happy to provide you with a 3-4 hours Basic Sea Kayak Safety Course as a supplement at the start of your expedition.
We share an on-line planning map to all guests booking our services upon booking. This map includes good camping islands, nice places to visit, stores and places for water refill. During your trip, we provide land support, such as daily weather forecasts as text messages, advice on route, and the possibility to change the pick-up place and time after the trip. It is possible for you to select cottage accommodation on islands during the trip for one night or many as a supplement, all cottages we provide include a private sauna by the beach.
Aavameri Sea Kayaking