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RENT CANOE, SÄLEN

Västerdalälven and its inflows Görälven & Fuluälven offers a fantastic nature, with everything from meetings with wildlife and a beautiful nature experience.

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Sälen’s canoe center has more than 15 years of paddling experience, our equipment is of course the highest standard.
Sälens canoe center is an approved canoe rental by the Swedish Canoe Association.

Rent a canoe and start from our canoe center in Sälensby or take one of our popular day trips to maximize your experience and just paddle downstream.

Day Tours

Fulunäs – Sälen, 24 km

The tour starts in Hälla Nature Reserve and the first kilometers consists of flowing water which then turns into calmer water. If you want to experience nice nature, you should definitely not miss to paddle this stretch.

Who can ride this tour? – Everyone can paddle this tour. No experience required. For the whole family.
How long will it take? -The trip takes about 5-7 hours incl. shorter snack break.
Price: 800 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets and paddles.
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Högstrand – Sälen, 10 km

A half-day trip for those who want a shorter trip along the Västerdalsälven.

Who can ride this tour? – Everyone can paddle this tour. No experience required. For the whole family.
How long will it take? -The trip takes about: 2-4 hours.
Price: 600 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets and paddles.
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Sälen – Kläppen, 16 km

A day trip that winds its way south with Kläppen’s ski resort as the final destination, gently watering all the way. Nice fishing opportunities all the way.

Who can ride this tour? – Everyone can paddle this tour. No experience required. So for the whole family.
How long will it take? -The trip takes about: 4-6 hours.
Price: 700 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets and paddles.
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E-MAIL: bokning@salenkanot.se

Overnight Tours

Ljördalen – Sälen, 65 km

One of Sweden’s most beautiful tours. The tour starts in Norwegian Ljördalen and runs along the lovely Görälven with the magnificent Fulufjället alongside. 

Who can ride this tour? – The tour requires careful packing, no major previous experience is needed as on the faster flowing sections you can tow or carry the canoes over land.
How long will it take? – 3 days
When can you paddle? – It is normally possible to do the trip throughout the season subject to too low or extremely high water flow.
Price: 2200 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets, paddles, drybags / barrels and map.

You will also get plenty of good advice from our qualified guides before we let you go.
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Mörkret – Sälen, 71 km
The trail, Fuluälven or Fulan, extends initially along Fulufjällets nature reserve with plenty of wilderness, alternately calm, flowing waters and rapids.

The route down to Västerdalälven beginning contains mixed calm, flowing waters and rapids with a couple unnavigable portions where lifting is necessary. These stretches are so short that a trolley is not required.

Lift 1 at Strupforsen, not navigable. Before the bridge turn up on the left (east side), lift over the bridge down the other side. Approximately 100 m lift. Calm water before uptake. 
Lift 2 about 3 km below Sörsjön at Edsforsen, not navigable. The river meanders off an old power station, now disused and grated. Paddle to the left of the dam against dam cover (cover is about 2 m wide with iron bars). Calm Water. Lift the dam cover and paddle out into the old trench which formed the outlet from the power plant. Calm water this the outlet. Approximately 30 m lift.

The entire route requires careful planning with packing in waterproof bags / barrels and restrained cargo in the the canoe. The route is very rocky in places with low water in late June.

Who can ride this tour? – The route is recommended for paddlers with previous experience of paddling in streams and rapids.
How long will it take? – 4 days
When can you paddle? -The stretch is sometimes very rocky with low water in late June. The route is navigable during the latter part of May to the end of June (possibly longer at high tide).
Price: 2500 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets, paddles, drybags / barrels and map.
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Sälen – Malung, 70 km

A nice calm route with only a few sections of less fast-flowing water along which the canoes can be towed from the land. The major obstacle along the route is Tandå power station past which the canoes have to be transported by trailer for approximately 700 m over land.

Who can ride this tour? –No previous experience is needed on this tour.
How long will it take? – 4 days
When can you paddle? -The trip usually goes to paddle the whole season with resarvation extremely high water flows.
Price: 2200 SEK per canoe. Including transport of you and canoe to the tour’s starting point. Life jackets, paddles, drybags / barrels and map.

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BEAVERSAFARI

Join us on a quiet and relaxing experience where we paddle and look for beavers in the summer twilight.

We meet at our canoe center where we take joint transport to the starting point. Well ahead is a brief review of the beaver and also for those who have not paddled canoe before. We paddle in quiet and assembled group and look for this amazing animal. Because we use canoes we are as quiet as possible and in this way we can only come a few meters from this wild animal.

WHEN? – Every Monday and Wednesday during the summer weeks at 19.00. (At high demand, there will be more days so call!)
How long does the tour take? – About 2 hours
Who can join? – Everyone can paddle this tour. No experience required. So for the whole family.
Price: 400: – / adult, 200: – / child (Up to 12 years)

Join us for an exciting meeting!

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CONTACT

0280-218 28

bokning@salenkanot.se

YOU FIND US IN SÄLENSBY, NÄSHOLMEN.

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FOTO: Marcus Forslund