Top 10 Amazing Places to Go Kayaking

Top 10 Amazing Places to Go Kayaking

It is the middle of summer and if you haven’t decided yet what to do, we have a suggestion – go kayaking. This is one of the greatest opportunities to explore the shores of the place you are traveling in. Also it provides a fun activity in the outdoors. There is nothing better as to feel totally relaxed and energized after a good physical workout, which also provides great views!

10. Greenland

Kayaking has been one of the main means of transportation in Greenland since first people came here, probably by kayaks as well. Today there are numerous companies that rent modern kayaks to the tourists. The dramatic shoreline provides great sites, that include icebergs, northern settlements, whales, seals and various birds.

Why to go there?

You can find a kayak rental almost all over the country. It provides a truly authentic experience, great views and a fun outdoor activity.

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9. Maldives

People go to Maldives to have their dream vacations: white soft sandy beaches, crystal clear water and sumptuous hotels. Also these luxurious resorts will go out of their way to make their guests happy. So most of them will provide water sports facilities, including kayaks. Glide the calm warm ocean and enjoy the heavenly tranquility.

Why to go there?

It is hard to find a reason why not to go there. Kayaking in Maldives is a great activity for a change, for the days not to become too lazy and spoiled.

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8. Menorca, Spain

The tiny island in the Mediterranean Sea has 120 exquisite beaches! It is certainly one of the most exciting spots in the entire Balearic Islands group. Besides swimming in the crystal clear water, canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities. Just take a look at that light blue – the island is proud of one of the clearest waters around.

When to go there?

The best and warmest season takes place from May to October. Late spring and early autumn are also less crowded than summer.

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7. Blue River

Found in the glaciers of Greenland, the Blue River is made of incredible crystal clear water of melting ice. Due to white surface underneath, it looks turquoise. Each year the bed and direction slightly changes, nevertheless, it provides one of the best kayaking experiences. Also this is a great opportunity to explore the Petermann Glacier as well.

When to go there?

The tours are open from August. Summers are intense, with less tourists, but more mosquitoes. The cold and dry winter (December-April) is the most popular season among the visitors.

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6. Soča River, Slovenia

The Emerald Beauty passes the scenic Trenta Valley in the Julian Alps and is one of the most popular natural attractions in the country. Another impressive and rare feature is that it retains its intense turquoise color through all the length. The natural wonder attracts many adventurers: various water sports are very popular here, mainly kayaking and fishing.

When to go there?

Summer is the best time to go, while winter months can be cold and challenging.

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5. Geirangerfjorden, Norway

A 15 km (9.3 mi) long fjord is a branch of the much longer Storfjord. It is listed as the World Heritage Site and is protected by UNESCO. The picturesque environment is characteristic of lush greenery and precipitous rocky cliffs. Numerous waterfalls plunge down these walls, thus adding an extra charm to the place.

Why to go there?

Kayaking allows to explore and admire the fjord from all angles, as well as enjoy the outdoor activity in truly unspoiled environment, providing impressive views to the tall walls, surrounding the water.

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4. Hawaii

The volcanic island group has so many activities and sites to offer, that it is probably the best to be on the go as often as possible. Kayaking here provides you an opportunity to explore and admire the coastline, which sometimes can get really dramatic. Like Kauai cliffs or Maunaloa and Kilauea volcanoes – the places provide some spectacular views indeed. True madcaps even kayak, while lava is pouring to the ocean!

Why to go there?

Hawaii is another desirable destination, that you can go to at any time of the year. Weather you want to bask on the beach or do outdoor activities – no better place to go, then Hawaii.

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3. Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, USA

The man-made reservoir is the second largest in the States. Sprawled between Utah and Arizona, the destination attracts 2 million visitors every year. The recreation center was established enabling to use the lake’s benefits. It provides a great kayaking experience, since it boasts a lot of twists and turns, making the experience never boring.

Why to go there?

Besides kayaking the site provides a variety of following activities: swimming, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing and hiking. In addition, the sites are stunning and can be explored on a boat or a plane tour.

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2. Moraine Lake, Canada

One of the most recognizable lakes in the world, due to its striking turquoise color and impressive surroundings. It is embedded in the mountainous area of Banff National Park, where tall snowy peaks reflect in the water. Besides hiking and climbing, water sports attract tourists, who want to relax in unspoiled nature.

Why to go there?

Visit the park, which is filled with many natural wonders. Moraine Lake is definitely one of the most famous among them. Kayaking here will provide an unforgettable experience of your lifetime.

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1. Milford Sound, New Zealand

The fjord is a favorite tourist attraction in New Zealand and owns a legendary appraisal by writer Rudyard Kipling, who called it the eighth Wonder of the World. The fjord has two waterfalls – Lady Bowen Falls and Stirling Falls, accompanied by hundreds of temporary falls after a heavy rain. Besides there are whales and dolphins, whose backs sometimes approach from the water!

Why to go there?

Well developed tourism provides the best service, facilities and tours around this magnificent place. This is one of the most popular natural wonders in the country.

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