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Nomado Stand Up Paddling Day Trips

Enjoy vast archipelagos and scenic lakes without the stress of getting lost or not knowing how to prepare. Erik Wallgren and Yahnny San Luis are your trusty guides and will make sure that your experience is filled with pure joy and curiosity for the boundless beauty of Sweden's great outdoors.

What to expect for your day trip:

  • Expert sea navigation and fun facts along the way.

  • Swedish fika or a light lunch (because we love our coffee, we will also have fika when you arrive).

  • Sun bathing on the warm rocks or taking a quick dip to cool off.

  • Sea birds, forested islands, tiny villages, harbours, and natural features that make each destination special.

  • Top of line paddling gear courtesy of Surfspot Sweden, our preferred partner for our stand up paddling day trips.

Private and custom trips are available. Contact yahnny@nomado.se
Nomado Stand Up Paddling Day Trips - Söderköping Stream and Canal, 11 km

Söderköping Stream and Canal | May | See you next year!


11 km in Storån and Göta Canal

4 - 5 hours

4 people minimum, 6 people maximum

Included
Guide, SUP, paddle, PFD, fika during a short break, light snacks, professional photography for you to share you with your friends and family!

When
10.00
Fika will be served from 9.00 to 9.45. This is a good opportunity to connect with other paddlers.

Where - Start and finish
Söderköping, Bergaskolan parking (Tingshusgatan 1, 614 34 Söderköping)

The paddle starts in the city center of Söderköping. We will follow the narrow stream Storån all the way to Mem in the bay of Slätbaken. After carrying our watercraft 50 m past the Göta Canal’s first lock, we will continue towards Söderköping. The second carry is past the Tegelbruket lock 1 km before we finish our paddle in front of the Söderköping lock where we will carry our watercraft 150 m to the finish.

Note: If you want to avoid the last 150 m carry, it is possible to cross over to Storån before the Tegelbruket lock and continue the last 1,5 km to the finish. You will only have to carry your watercraft 30 meter from Göta Canal to Storån.

Söderköping facilities
Parking in front of Bergaskolan, Restaurants, Cafes, Great ice cream place -  Smultronstället, Toilets

Nomado Stand Up Paddling Day Trips - Lake Svängbågen, 9 km

Lake Svängbågen | June | See you next year!

9 km in Lake Svängbågen

3-4 hours

4 people minimum, 6 people maximum

Included
Guide, SUP, paddle, PFD, fika during a short break, light snacks, professional photography for you to share you with your friends and family!

When
10.00.
Fika will be served from 9.00 to 9.45. This is a good opportunity to connect with other paddlers.

Where - Start and finish
Start at Road 55 rest area at Lake Svängbågen. Finish at Sjökullen on the other end of Lake Svängbågen. Arrange your transportation between start and finish in a way that suits you. The distance back to the start is 5 km. The first 4 km is a gravel road that is excellent for biking or running.

The paddle starts in the west part of Lake Svängbågen close to where it begins. After paddling north 3 km, we will change course 90° east and continue in an east/southeast direction for 4 km. The lake will bend to the south. We can stop at the islet Sundholmen and sign the guestbook. We will continue south and follow the lake to Sjökullen where it ends and will carry our watercraft 25 m to the gravel road.

Sjökullen facilities
You can have a car or bike parked here on the south side of the road. But there is no real parking area. Be respectful to nature and don't block the road.

Nomado Paddling Series - Around Arkö, 11 km

Around Arkö | July | See you next year!

11 km around the island Arkö in the Arkösund archipelago

4-5 hours

4 people minimum, 6 people maximum

Included
Guide, SUP, paddle, PFD, fika during a short break, light snacks, professional photography for you to share you with your friends and family!

When
10.00.
Fika will be served from 9.00 to 9.45. This is a good opportunity to connect with other paddlers.

Where - Start and finish
Arkösund, Sköldvik Beach (Sköldvik Världens Ände 107, 610 25 Vikbolandet)

The paddle starts from the sandy beach in Sköldvik 2 km from Arkösund. After passing the islands Tallholmen and Sundsholmen, we will cross the strait to Arkö and head north for the narrow channel Lilla Arkösundet between the islands Hästö and Arkö.

After passing the canal, we will paddle east towards the strait between Arkö and Lunda. After passing the strait, we will follow the land to the south and will soon spot the Viskär lighthouse. From the lighthouse, you can choose to paddle in a straight line back to Sköldvik or continue following the land to Arkö Lotsstation (pilot station) and cross the strait at the narrowest point over to Sundsholmen and Sköldvik.

Sköldvik facilities
Free parking, Hostel, Cafe, Toilets, Kayak and SUP rental Arkö kajak

Nomado Stand Up Paddling Day Trips - Stora Ålö Paddle, 15 km

Stora Ålö | August | See you next year!

15 km around Stora Ålö, Bokö and Björkskär

5-6 hours

4 people minimum, 6 people maximum

Included
Guide, SUP, paddle, PFD, fika during a short break, light snacks, lunch, professional photography for you to share you with your friends and family!

When
10.00.
Fika will be served from 9.00 to 9.45. This is a good opportunity to connect with other paddlers.

Where - Start and finish
Breviksnäs Brygga, Gryt (Breviksnäs, 610 42 Gryt)

The paddle starts at Breviksnäs Brygga and continues south through Ålsundet. After a narrow passage we will have Bokö and the old village on our left. We will cross over to Björkskär between Lilla and Stora Lökholmen. The archipelago’s oldest houses can be found on Björkskär - some of them are from 1650 AD. After an exposed paddle east of Björkskär, we will head in between the islands and continue back to Breviksnäs via Halssundet.

Breviksnäs facilities
No facilities - please park in a responsible way.

Book your spot
yahnny@nomado.se

Nomado Stand Up Paddling Day Trips - Lunda Paddle, 14 km

Lunda | October 8

14 km around the island Lunda in the Arkösund archipelago

5 - 6 hours

4 people minimum, 6 people maximum

Cost
900 SEK

Included
Guide, SUP, paddle, PFD, fika during a short break, light snacks, lunch, professional photography for you to share you with your friends and family!

When
Saturday, October 8, 10.00.
Fika will be served from 9.00 to 9.45. This is a good opportunity to connect with other paddlers.

Where - Start and finish
Arkösund, Sköldvik Beach (Sköldvik Världens Ände 107, 610 25 Vikbolandet)

The paddle starts from the sandy beach in Sköldvik which is 2 km from Arkösund. After passing between Sundsholmen and Tallholmen islands, we will aim for the lighthouse on Kuggviksskär and continue east northeast with the island Arkö on our left. We will paddle into the narrow strait between Arkö and Lunda and will continue with Lunda on our right. We will paddle around the north cape of Lunda and follow the shoreline back to the island's south point. From there, we will aim for Utterklabbarna, Brändö, and over to Kopparholmarna and Kuggskär before reaching Sköldvik, our starting point.

Sköldvik facilities
Free parking, Hostel, Cafe, Toilets, Kayak and SUP rental at Arkö Kajak

Book your spot
yahnny@nomado.se