Kajaker i vallgraven vid brunnsparken
Discover Gothenburg from the water. Credit: Beatrice Törnros

Kayak rentals in the city centre

Point 65

Point65’s main hub is located down by the harbour Lilla Bommen, but their new concept “Kayakomat” means that you can access their kayaks on the archipelago island of Vrångö and at the lake Landvettersjön near Långenäs.


Kajakbryggan is the perfect place to start if you want to explore Gothenburg from its waterways. You will pick up your kayak in the moat just outside the Garden Society of Gothenburg.

Paddle along the coast or head out towards the archipelago islands.

Kayak rentals along the coast

Arc Adventure

Arc Adventure is located on the island of Hisingen and the perfect place to start your kayak adventure. From the small harbour at Björlanda kile, you are close to the northern islands of the Gothenburg archipelago, perfect for a daytrip or a longer excursion.

Långedrags kajakuthyrning

Långedrag is located west of the city centre and sits close to the southern islands of the archipelago. Kayaks are available for everything from daily to weekly rentals.

Escape Outdoors

Go on guided tours in the southern parts of the Gothenburg archipelago lead by Escape Outdoors. They are located south west of the Gothenburg city centre, at Önneröds brygga.

Sea Kayak Billdal

Just a little further down the coast, Sea Kayak Billdal offers kayak rentals, guided tours and kayaking classes.

Donsö Havskajak is one of many kayak rentals in the Gothenburg archipelago.

Kayak rentals in the archipelago

Björkö kajak & äventyr

Rent kayaks and get great tips for your best adventure in the northern archipelago.

Donsö Havskajak

The southern islands of the Gothenburg archipelago are car free and peaceful, and you can easily paddle between them in a kayak from Donsö Sea Kayak.

Styrsö Kajak

Rent a kayak or join a guided tour with Styrsö Kajak. They offer several different meet-up points on the island, pick one that suits you and they will bring the kayaks!

Kajkanten Vrångö

Kajkanten offers lovely accomodation on the island of Vrångö, and the opportunity to rent a kayak and explore the island in the southern archipelago.

Hyr kajak i Göteborgsregionen


The island of Marstrand is located north of Gothenburg and is known as the sailing capital of Sweden. But it’s also a great spot to start exploring the hundreds of islands in the Bohuslän archipelago.

Rent a canoe and explore the lakes around nature reserve Vättlefjäll.

Rent a canoe in Gothenburg

Kanadensaruthyrning Stora Delsjön

Nature reserve Delsjön is a wonderful place to explore on water as well as on foot. Rent a canoe from Näsets Paddlarklubb and enjoy amazing nature just a tram ride from the city centre.

Kanotpool Vättlefjäll

Vättlefjäll nature reserve is located north east of the city centre and a popular spot for hiking. It is also a lovely spot for canoeing, and you can rent a canoe from Kanotpoolen at Vättlestugan.

Sjölyckan Kanotcenter, Floda

Explore 8 connected lakes just outside of Gothenburg. The beautiful lakes surrounding Floda are perfect to explore by canoe, check out Sjölyckan Kanotcenter and get started.