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Czarna Hancza River

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Suwalki, Poland
+48 698 201 386
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A must if you are in Suwalki

Kayaking through this river was really a highlight of our trip to Suwalki. It is an amazing place... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Damsel fly heaven

Beautiful stretch of water so quite popular. We opted for an 18km trip which took about 4 hours... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
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Its the most beautiful river in Poland - floating through the national park in the Suwalki Region. Best spot for kayaking in Europe.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“heaven” (2 reviews)
“nature” (3 reviews)
Suwalki, Poland
+48 698 201 386
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Kayaking through this river was really a highlight of our trip to Suwalki. It is an amazing place offering a good chance to relax and to be in close contact with nature. Go to one of many kayak rental stations and select a nice area...More

Thank Joule36
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful stretch of water so quite popular. We opted for an 18km trip which took about 4 hours. Shallow water so good for beginners. Only saw one capsize which was due to a swan protecting his cygnets on a narrow stretch when a canoe with...More

Thank Woody17
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love to sail kayak on our beautiful Black Hańcza river. You almost do not have to paddle, because the river currents carry you, and you can relax to the maximum and admire the beauty of nature. Total departure from reality, only nature ... I...More

Thank Hanna P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

There are many places around Wigry lake where you can rent very cheap kayak. The best option is to rent it in the morning and spend whole day on Czarna Hańcza (when we've been there, rental price was fixed no matter how much time you...More

Thank Jarosław B
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is for everybody who loves nature.there are a lot of turns,sometimes it is narrow.but very beatifull.the best is to take canoe-try bania which is old sauna.after this you will be like in the Heaven.

Thank zylet
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's nearly five years after I visited this majesty. Definitely worth a visit by bike. The signature of this beautiful national park. Drop by here if you want some tranquility.

Thank Gergely L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the most natural regions in Poland, clean air and water, impressive forests. Very good river for canoeing, even for less experienced tourists. Wigry monastery and the Museum of Wigry National Park is worth to visit.

Thank Jerzy S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I used to make kayaking here during one day trip and also a few days trip. Every time it is awesome experience. It is quite cheap, good organized and you are so close to amazing nature. During kayaking you can buy food and also something...More

Thank pawel_hbg
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The river through Suwalki is small compared with the Norwegian rivers - but it is nice and you can have a nice walk!

Thank BF M
Reviewed 23 July 2015

calm and tranquil and not to be missed by anyone wanting to taste history first hand. For those who like river activities like cayaking it is ideal and uncrowded.

Thank Chalme
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