Guided day trip

Experience the best paddling experience Sunnmøre can offer

Experience the unique UNESCO World Heritage fjord Tafjorden, sheltered from cruise traffic, the hidden gem Hjørundfjorden, or paddle through the Art Nouveau town Ålesund! Experienced guides from Uteguiden will take you on an unforgettable trip where the experience of nature, safety, and local food are the main ingredients.

We have kayak trips at several locations in Sunnmøre. Take a look at the suggestions below for tours in the area. We also offer kayak rentals from all bases.


See the Art Nouveau town from a sea kayak

Join a very special kayak trip in the middle of Ålesund town centre. The tour is based on Uteguiden’s premises next to the canal Brosundet. Paddle your way calmly through the Art Nouveau town before embarking on one of several different trips.


Magnificent nature sheltered from boat traffic

With Valldal as your starting point, you can experience peace and quiet on Norddalsfjorden and in the UNESCO World Heritage fjord Tafjorden. Both are shielded from cruise traffic and large boats. Enjoy the unique nature with waterfalls thundering into the fjord, idyllic mountain pastures, and last, but not least an undiscovered fjord and our little secret. Check out the different tours and find one that suits you!


This tour starts from the city center, and takes you around beautiful surroundings on Seterøya, in the middle of the beautiful Moldive Islands. Moldivene is the nickname for the group of islets and reefs out in the fjord just south of the city.

We are happy invite you to join our kayak trip on the Romsdalsfjord from Åndalsnes. A paddle tour goes to exciting area toward majestic Romsdalsalpene and Isfjord.

Hellesylt and Hjørundfjorden

From Sunnylvsfjorden to Geirangerfjorden
Another fascinating kayak trip, where you can experience the fjord landscape with Hellesylt as a starting point. This day trip is also suitable for families. Alternatively, you can join a fantastic two-day trip through the entire World Heritage fjord Geirangerfjord, where we end up in Geiranger.

A hidden gem for paddlers
Hjørundfjorden is a relatively unknown fjord in the middle of the Sunnmøre Alps, but still definitely worth a visit! Paddle in peace and quiet, surrounded by some of Norway’s most famous and wildest mountains. The trip in Hjørundfjorden is a full day trip where you will experience the best this fjord can offer in terms of kayaking, wildlife, and views. Starting point on Øye in the fjord arm Norangsfjorden.

Kayaking for multiple days

2 days of kayaking in Geirangerfjorden
Would you like to join us for a 2-day kayak trip in a dramatic landscape and paddle into the UNESCO World Heritage Site Geirangerfjord? We will paddle from Hellesylt to Geiranger, stop along the fjord, eat lunch, and enjoy dinner in the evening around a cosy campfire. The camp is located by the fjord. If we are lucky, we will spot birds, fish jumping in the fjord, or some of the world’s largest cruise ships passing by. Experience sights like the Seven Sisters’ Waterfall, as well as the mountain farms Knivsflå and Skageflå.

4 days kayaking and hiking in Hjørundfjorden
On this trip, you will experience the best of Hjørundfjorden. Mountain hikes to pointed peaks and accommodation with beautiful views, as well as paddling in deep fjords and hiking the two majestic mountains Trandalshatten and Saksa. We will paddle the entire stretch from Ålesund to Øye in the Norangsfjord with overnight stays at Molaupen, Trandal, and Urke. This trip is for people in good physical condition with previous experience from sea kayaking.

Sea kayak rental

At Uteguiden, you can rent everything you need for your next paddling adventure! You can also choose if you want to pick up the equipment in Ålesund, Stranda or Valldal.

  • Single sea kayaks
  • Double sea kayaks
  • Paddles, vests and spraydecks
  • Tents
  • Other hiking equipment

A “Våttkort” (wet card, the Norwegian Paddle Association’s Norwegian version of the European Paddle Pass (EPP)) is required for renting a single kayak. If you are going to paddle alone, we will require a basic course. You do not need a course to rent a double kayak, but must have previous experience.