CURONIAN SPIT KAYAKING

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Discover hidden bays, some of the Europe’s largest sand dunes and watch cormorants away from the tourist paths. Paddle along the coast on the shallow waters and explore unique landscapes of the Curonian Spit which you can only access by water. 

Highlights:

Europe’s largest drifting sand dunes

Lighthouse of Pervalka

Old fishermen village Pervalka

Picnic on the beach

 

Available every day in June - August.

Full day guided kayak tour approx. 6 hours incl. transfers and ferry.

Start always at 9:30, hotel pick up approx. 30 min. earlier.

Small groups 2 - 8 pax.

€45,00 per person - min. 4 persons.

€60,00 per person - min. 2 persons.

Level and requirements. Easy trip suitable for beginners. Paddling distance approx. 10 km. You’ll get instructions before the tour. Swimming skills are required.

Reservation for regular tours is necessary. Individual tours can be booked from 4 persons / €180,00.

Inclusions:

  • English/German/Russian/Lithuanian speaking guide.
  • Tandem kayaks with rudder incl. all necessary equipment (paddles, dry bags, safety gear, spray skirts).
  • Transfers by van from Klaipėda / Hotel pick up/drop off.
  • Ferry tickets to the Curonian Spit.
  • Eco-fee to enter Curonian Spit.
  • Picknick lunch and coffee break after the tour.
  • Photos taken by guide during the trip.

Exclusions:

* National park fee (voluntary).

 

More about the tour:

Curonian Spit is an almost 100 km long narrow peninsula, which separates mainland and the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic sea. Since the year 2000 Curonian Spit is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. While mostly known for its drifting sand dunes, pine forests, elks and fine beaches, Curonian Spit also offers rich cultural heritage of traditional fishermen’s way of life,  ethnic group Curonians (Kuršiai) and East Prussian history.

Kayaking route stretches along the coastline of nature reserve, which is only accessible by water. Discover majestic sand dunes while paddling on the safe and shallow waters of the Curonian Lagoon, watch “fisherman’s best friends” cormorants fishing on the lagoon and learn more about Curonian Spit from the local guide.

This tour is safe and suitable for beginners. Swimming skills are required and previous paddling experience is not necessary. However we might change our route depending on weather conditions.

The guide will take pictures during the tour and send photos to you afterwards so you don’t need to risk your camera on the water.

Please dress according to the weather conditions and use outdoor clothing incl. a rain jacket and light footwear if you have a chance. It is recommended to take an extra set of clothes to change after the tour. You can keep them in the dry bags and kayak hatches while paddling.