Top Kayaking Destinations Around The World

From navigating through fast-moving rapids to exploring serene and tranquil waterways, kayaking is an excellent way to enjoy the beauty and excitement of the great outdoors
Top Kayaking Destinations Around The World
Top Kayaking Destinations Around The World

The feeling of tranquillity that one feels while paddling through the silent sea is indescribable. Kayaking offers a wonderful opportunity to have an intimate relationship with nature and establish life-long memories. Whether you&rsquore a pro paddler or just new to the world of paddle sports, you&rsquoll fall in love with kayaking, so hop on while we explore the world&rsquos best scenic kayaking routes.

Sea Of Cortez, New Mexico

The Sea of Cortez is known as kayaking heaven. Famous for its crystal-clear waters and dreamy landscapes, kayaking here is a fantastic experience and a great way to explore the beauty of mainland Mexico and the Baja California peninsula. While kayaking, you can not only explore the islands of the Sea of Cortez, but you can also see the island&rsquos wildlife up close. The sea is also home to various marine life, such as whales, dolphins, sea turtles, etc. Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez is a spectacular experience and is a great way to explore the forests and surrounding areas.

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay, a UNESCO-recognised world heritage site, is well-known for its limestone karsts, dreamy emerald waters and kayaking tours. Kayaking is a very popular activity that visitors like to engage in when visiting Halong Bay. Numerous kayaking tours offer visitors a kayaking excursion to explore the world heritage site. The kayaking tours can have different durations depending on factors such as the path chosen, what time you leave for the tour, etc. While kayaking, you will go through stunning limestone karsts, floating villages, hidden caves, etc., to provide you with the perfect kayaking experience. While planning this adventure, check availability and book a kayak tour beforehand to avoid inconvenience.

Sognefjord, Norway

Sognefjord in Norway is the deepest and the longest fjord in Norway. Known for its majestic mountains, calming scenery and crystal waters, Sognefjord makes up for the perfect kayaking spot. Sognefjord has numerous rental companies that offer rentals for kayaking. They provide kayaks and equipment such as safety equipment, paddles, etc. Book the kayaks in advance to avoid delays or mishaps in reaching Sognefjord. The best time to kayak in Sognefjord is from June to August, as the mild Sognefjord weather makes it the perfect time to go kayaking. However, it can also be chilly during these months, so keeping a jacket or two is advised.

Responsible Tourism

Before embarking on a kayaking journey, check the weather forecast, as the weather can be unpredictable, and heavy rainfall and strong winds can hamper your entire kayaking trip. Also, most ecosystems, well-known for kayaking, are sensitive. Therefore, we need to practice responsible tourism. Make a conscious effort not to disturb creatures of the water bodies. To prevent pollution of our surroundings, it's also essential to refrain from carrying plastic waste.

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