Packraft Adventure tours

A packraft is a small, inflatable dinghy style boat. It only weighs a few kilograms and is easy to carry with you in the bag or on the handlebars of your bike, yet it’s stable and durable enough to take you safely through epic adventures in the wilderness! And the best part, it’s really fun to paddle.

Since the packraft is lightweight, durable, ultra portable yet stable and easy to maneuver, it’s the perfect tool to use when exploring creeks, rivers and lakes around Sälen. On our guided packraft tours we mix paddling with a bit of hiking to get to the most beautiful creeks and views. We inflate the boats in minutes with the included airbags. and we float and paddle along meandering, flowing streams. The brave guests are welcome to try some easier rapids, the packraft is stable and durable enough for white water rafting. Choose a full day of packrafting if you wish to ease into the sport, or tag along for an overnight tour if you wish to maximize the adventure. This tour can be made with bikes as well, get in touch for more info!

Adventure day tour: We meet at in Lindvallen at 10AM and go through the gear, then we head towards the starting point. This tour is suitable for adults and teens longing for an adventure, there will be some hiking to reach the water and the river will be running fast for some bits and will demand active paddling to steer the boat and avoid objects in the stream. We paddle for a few hours and break for lunch when people start feeling hungry. Expect to be back around 3 PM.

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How to book the adventure tour:
Just book the number of participants, each will carry and paddle their own packraft.

Cancellation insurance?

We recommend you to ad a cancellation insurance when booking your adventure with usThe Cancellation insurance gains you the right to cancel the event up until 24 hours before the event/activity starts, under the condition that you were unable to participate in the activity the actual date due to sickness, injury, or worse of you, a family member, or a traveling companion. Please read our booking conditions here

 

Questions & Answers

What gear do I need?

We supply you with all specific gear needed, but be sure to check the clothing list below!

How should I dress?

Durable outdoor clothes for the expected (and unexpected) weather, including a dry set for when you fall in the water!

Choose a wool base layer if temperature is low. There is a drybag included for your gear. A pair of durable or even expendable shoes that dont mind getting soaked could be nice to bring. Sunglasses and a cap if the sun is out, and a waterproof jacket for when it rains.

What if the weather is bad?

We adapt the tour to the current weather conditions but normally don’t cancel.

 

Can I bring my kids?

Youngsters from around the age of 7 are welcome on the family tour, accompanied by an adult. 14 and over for Adventure and overnight tour.

Whee do we meet?

If nothing else is said, we meet at our store and outfittery Nordic Adventure in Lindvallen, Sälen. See map at bottom of page.

It seems to include food, what can I expect?

We offer meals to match the group and the adventure. It might be a hot dogs over a fire, or a quick but scrumtious dry food lunch from REAL or just sandwiches if we want to stay focused on the activity. But we love to cook, and on the e overnight tours we cook the meals together from scratch over open fire or gas burner depending on the current situation and regulations.  Naturally, we adapt the menu to your preferences, limitations and allergies.

Guides

Ludwig Lind

Owner and CEO since 2002. Musher, Photographer, Guide, certified Wilderness First Responder

Born and raised in Sälen, from three generations of entrepreneurs in tourism and guiding. Started dogsledding at the age of eight and has been doing it ever since. "What I love about Fjälläventyr is how it connects nature, animals and likeminded adventurers. Trying something new keeps us young... and bold!"

+46 280 210 11
ludwig@fjallaventyr.com

Björn Olsson

Mountain guide / Bike Coach, Certified WFR, WRT Pro

Passionate musher and adventurer in winter turns avid mountain biker in summer, Björn has been on bikes since he could walk. Newfound love of packrafting and all forms of white water shenanigans.

+46 768 81 33 30
+46 280 210 11
bjorn@fjallaventyr.com

Don Mcgillicuddy

Mountain guide

The Globetrotter of the bunch is originally from Canada and has managed an off-the-grid fishing lodge on Fulufjället for 15 years. "During low season I grab a pack and my passport and head out into the world. I love to pack light and experience new cultures on my time off."

+46 280 210 11
don@fjallaventyr.com

Emma Vallin

Mountain Guide

A musher since childhood, Emma's confidence gives a calm peacefulness to the dogs and guests on the mountain. As a bonus, she's a pro at operating heavy machinery.

+46 280 210 11
info@fjallaventyr.com

Ida Thomstad

Mountain guide, Certified WRT Pro

Grew up in a military family with love for adventure. Survival in the wild, climbing and all type of skiing has been a big part of my life.

+4799035821
ida@fjallaventyr.com

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