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Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

Ingestrand, Arvika 671 91, Sweden
+46 570 182 45
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Great experience

We really loved our canoe trip here! The trip was quite short for 7 days in our opinion, but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Willem d
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Kola alv tour 7 days

We had a super vacation. This year we booked directly with arvika kanot en tourist centre. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harold K
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Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter offers you canoe trips in one of Sweden's richest water area with almost 800 km canoe trails. The many lakes and rivers in and around Arvika invite to fantastic canoe tours in various nature. The Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter offers several tours for new beginners as well as for the more experienced person and are suitable for individuals, families and groups. The canoe tours are in Glaskogen, Rinnen, Josse alv, Kola alv, Varmeln or Lillalven. All canoe trails are marked on Arvika Friluftskarta. Canoe packages offer are including a canoe (2 persons), paddles, extra paddle, lifejacket, canoe cart, rope, sponge, tarpaulin, waste-bags, route description and maps as well as transport on some of the tours. You can buy provisions packages and kitchen- and outdoor equipment are for rent. It is also possible to rent a canoe for individual trips. At the canoe center you can also try climbing in the high rope course.
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Ingestrand, Arvika 671 91, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really loved our canoe trip here! The trip was quite short for 7 days in our opinion, but the area is great.

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Willem Thanks for your visit and your review. Nice to read that you loved the canoe tour Glaskogen. We hope to see you again in Arvika. Have a great summer Luc and the team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a super vacation. This year we booked directly with arvika kanot en tourist centre. The survice was just great. Even do i changed like several times on the date en Some special requests it was al no problem. Thank you lea for that;-).the...More

Thank Harold K
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ArvikaKanotcenter, Receptionschef at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear paddlers, Thank you for your feedback on your experience on the tour Köla! We are glad to read that you had a great time on the water and that the weather was with you during your canoe trip. Canoeing for a week is indeed...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

In the beginning of June we booked the Köla tour with Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter. We asked to be dropped of at the end of the second land transport. Because we are always largely pakked and travel with a combined group with some older persons....More

Thank Michel D
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ArvikaKanotcenter, Receptionschef at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi guys! Thank you once again for paddling with us this summer! We will hopefully see you on new adventures at the canoe center. :) See you soon Axelle and co

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Our hockey team wanted a season finish and choosed Arvika Canoe to be the place to hang out at! We had a great time at the hot tub/sauna-area. Great welcome and service! With a lot of space except just the pool and sauna! An awesome...More

Thank Fabian S
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ArvikaKanotcenter, Receptionschef at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi guys! thank you for a nice review! We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time at the canoe center. :) Looking forward to have you again!! Axelle and co

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful canoeing experience. Back to nature. Really nice people at the reception, really helpful. We did a three day tour, but longer tours are available. In September it's really calm, we did the last tour before closure. So all camp places were really nice...More

Thank Antoine L
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ArvikaKanotcenter, Receptionschef at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear canoers! Thank you for reviewing your experience at our canoe center! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your time and your experience on the water. Looking forward to meet you again at our center for new adventures :) Axelle and co

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I wanted a quiet week away in the wilderness and we weren't disappointed. We did the 3 day trip over 5 days which allowed us to explore a bit more and take a few blustery afternoons off from canoeing. We hung back...More

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi dear guests. Thanks for your visit and your review. I agree with you that the canoe season outside school holidays is quieter. We loved that you did your grocery at local shop :-) We hope to see you again in Arvika, Sweden. Luc and...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This tour is designed for 7 days but we booked 6 additional days to not be in a rush and be able to fish and explore the lakes and their surrounding forests. It was so worth it! Absolutely stunning nature! The days started with beautiful...More

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Manager at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for reviewing your experience with us and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed it! We always do our very best to give the best information and provide the best equipment for you to have a good canoe trip....More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Thanks a lot to the team of 'Arvika Kanot and Tourist Center'! Good maps , explanations, and smiles. I did the 7 days Odin's tour, it was amazing. Incredible spots!

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Ägare at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it! See you next year for new adventures! Luc and the staff

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visited Arvika twice for canoeing trips around Värmland. My friend and I finished both the Glaskogen (medium) and the Jösse Alv tour (difficult). Both are very beautiful tours where you will experience paddling accross lakes and rivers to witness Sweden's nature at its best....More

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Ägare at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear guest! Thank you for your review and for visiting again Arvika Kanot och Turistcenter! We are happy you enjoyed oncer more the Swedish nature. See you next year! :) Luc and the team

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The experience not as espectacular as they sell in the advertisings . We did the 3-day Eda Glasbruk tour, and the region was less remote than expected, always the sound of a road or the train nearby, most of the lakes shores were full of...More

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ArvikaKanotcenter, Owner at Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi, thanks for your review and that you have been in Arvika. You have absolutely right concerning the houses, closer you're paddling Arvika more houses and traffic you get. As you are paddling at the beginning of the tour in a river you have to...More

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