2-day Whitewater Kayaking or Packrafting Våttkort Grunnkurs - Sjoa, Norway

2-day Whitewater Kayaking or Packrafting Våttkort Grunnkurs - Sjoa, Norway
From NOK NOK3,999.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Nedre Heidal , Oppland
  • Product code: Grunnkurs_elv

A perfect start to whitewater paddling, where we concentrate on having fun and learning the basics in a safe and controlled environment. This is a kayaking or packrafting course. Depending on what you choose, you will be awarded either the packrafting or kayaking våttkort grunnkurs certificate on completetion. 

On this course you will learn:

– How to navigate a class 2 river
– Safety routines on the river
– Introduction to kayak rolling
– Theory on river currents; hydrology

Students with valid student identification get a 25% discount and youth (13 -18yrs) get a 35% discount.

Duration: 2 x days (approximately 6 hours each day but may be longer or shorter depending on the number of participants)

Location: River Lågan. Transport provided from our school - Mad Goats Sjoa, Heidalsvegen 834, 2677 Nedre Heidal https://goo.gl/maps/zd1yQ8jZP32saG3x7

Getting here: Train to Otta or Vinstra (the fastest train is with SJ Nord) then bus to Faukstad - see https://innlandstrafikk.no/ If you are driving, we have some space for parking at the kayak school.

Accommodation: We offer camping and cabin accommodation from 99 kr per person per night.

Includes: Kayak and all equipment  (please contact us before the course if you have chosen packrafting and do not have your own packraft), including drysuit or wetsuit; transport from our base at Mad Goats Sjoa to the river; NPF våttkort on completion of the course, free sauna each day after paddling.

What to bring: 2 x layers of thermals and socks, 2 x towels, swimwear and a warm change of clothes.

Gift cards: All of our activities can be purchased as gift cards. Just choose the “gift card” option during the booking process.