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5 Star sea-kayaking expedition in the Finnish Archipelago

Five adults for 5 days kayaking, island hopping in the Baltic Sea with our superb and unflappable... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
louiseowen3
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Sydney, Australia
Great tour, great location and great guide. 5 Stars!

Tour: 5 days/4 nights. Fully catered. Group: 5 Australian adults of mixed ability and experience... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Hagen J
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Aavameri SeaKayaking.fi offers high quality sea kayaking tours and courses in the amazing Finnish Archipelago Sea with its over 40.000 islands and skerries. They arrange activities in the Turku area including Naantali, Rymattyla, Pargas, Nagu and the Kimito islands. They also provide transportation, kayak and outdoor equipment rental and give expedition support. Aavameri does not have a fixed base / center, but instead arrange activities all around the area and offer rental kayaks where you need them.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Turku, Finland
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Five adults for 5 days kayaking, island hopping in the Baltic Sea with our superb and unflappable host, chef and guide Johann, was perfect in every way. Johann's kayaking guidance and instruction was clear and quietly authoritative (no-one tipped over!), and his uncomplicated cooking was...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thank you for the great review! I am happy that you liked Johan as a guide ( I do too :) ) and the tour as a whole! Benjamin // Aavameri

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Tour: 5 days/4 nights. Fully catered. Group: 5 Australian adults of mixed ability and experience from 35 to 70 years-old. Location: Hut and camping in the archipelago. Guide: Johann We had a superb time. Johann provided all the food, picked us up from the hotel...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thank you for your positive review, great that you liked the tour and Johan as a guide! Hope to see you again on the water! Benjamin // Aavameri

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

4 adults and two children (8 and 11 y.o.) made a tented kayak- trip from Island to Island, a demanding route under sometimes harsh conditions with bad weather. Our guide made very good support, so we had never feeling unsafe. We booked "full board" -...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for your review, great that you enjoyed the expedition! Benjamin // Aavameri

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We went on 5 day sea kayaking trip in the Finnish Archipelago. The Finnish archipelago is breathtaking landscaping best suitable for exploring with seakyaking. The guidance of aavameri (open sea) was the key for safe trip and enabled best exploring of this area even in...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Great that you enjoyed the trip, thank you for the review! Benjamin / Aavameri

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

We did a private kayaking trip in Naantali. None of us was experienced in kayaking, but the guide made sure everybody could make the 3 hour trip over the sea. The equipment was good and the weather happened to be excellent. All in all a...More

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aavameri, Kundansvarig at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Hi, thank you for your review, great that you liked the trip! Daniela & Benjamin //Aavameri

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

What an amazing trip. For a whole weekend we rent a kayak for two: it was looking brand new. Just enough room for water, food and clothing for the expedition. Daniela and Benjamin were VERY flexible despite of I was unsure about departure time and...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thank you for the nice review, I am happy that we succeeded in providing all that you wanted! Hope to have you back! Benjamin // Aavameri

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a fantastic two days with Daniela. We started south of Turku which meant within half an hour we were away from any cottages. As beginners the trip was challenging but so rewarding - getting to paddle through...More

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aavameri, Chef at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Hi Vanessa, thank you for your review! Great that you had a good time in the archipelago with Daniela. Best regards, Benjamin // Aavameri

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

4 adults in our group went for a guided kayaking tour in the archipelago with Daniela as our guide. It was well worth the time and money. Daniela did a great job catering the the experience to the skill levels of everyone in our group,...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thank you Merritt, great that you had a good time out on the sea with Daniela! //Benjamin

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Even though we took this trip in September, the weather was absolutely spotless. Combining this sunny day with amazing views was such a soothing experience. Our guide Daniela was very easy going, willing to answer our extensive list of questions and prepared to endure our...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

It was amazing to discover the beautiful nature of the Archipelago from the seaside on the kayak. Our guide was really nice and even as beginners it was possible to advance very fast with her advice. Also autumn was perfect to go because the nature...More

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aavameri, Ägare at Aavameri, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

Thank you for the nice review, great that you liked the tour! Benjamin & Daniela @Aavameri

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Hi, short trips in fine weather works well with a 2 year old in one of our double kayaks, but any longer trips are often hard for children under 5 years of age. Best regards, Benjamin / Aavameri
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