Travel a distance of approximately 50 km by sea from Helsinki to Porvoo. There are numerous accommodation and recreation destinations as well as other services in the archipelago. The history, cultural sights and stunning nature of the archipelago guarantee that you will have an enjoyable trip. There are plenty of islands and islets, and they provide the kayakiest with both variety and choice. Enjoy the stunning sea views and local history.
Good to know
A kayaking trip from Helsinki to Porvoo is not suitable for complete beginners. You must have orienteering and survival skills. You must know the weather conditions and their effect on kayaking.
The Mjåviken nature reserve
Fladan natural canal
Depending on the weather, the route’s level of difficulty varies between easy and challenging. Boat routes and large ship routes must be taken into account. There are rest areas at least every 5 km and many large islands that provide shelter against wind.
Depending on route choice and weather conditions.
Tips and hints
To start the trail
The start and finish points on the kayaking map are places located on the coast where it is possible to start or end your trip. They have parking areas as well as a launching and landing spots. For more accurate location see route guide's map pages 1 – 6.
- Starting point in Helsinki
Vuosaari Paddling Center
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