Canoeing

Kuhmo’s approximately 1500 lakes and 200 rapids invite you to enjoy the opportunities of kayaking. Here, nature offers unique adventures and also peace for those who are searching for it. Kuhmo is known for its magnificent lake sceneries, numerous rapids, and rich nature.

Paddling in the landscapes of Kuhmo

Welcome to paddle in Kuhmo, where nature offers unique adventures and peace of mind for those in search of it. Kuhmo is known for its magnificent lake landscapes, countless rapids, and rich nature. The Guardian agrees with this.

Kayaking Adventure on the lakes of Kuhmo

The waterways of Kuhmo offer endless opportunities for kayaking trips for both beginners and experienced paddlers. You can rent a kayak or canoe and explore the shores of Kuhmo’s lakes on your own or join a guided tour led by a local guide.  Here you will find opportunities for route planning, whether you are interested in long or short routes:  The 10 most beautiful canoe trips in Kuhmo

For example, The Guardian recommended Tar route (stage 1, 70km & stage 2, 75km), or perhaps you would enjoy shorter trip near center, Harakkasaari(3,5km)

 

Silence and serenity of nature

Kayaking in Kuhmo offers a unique opportunity to get close to nature and experience its beauty and peace. While kayaking, you can listen to the songs of birds, admire the green reflection of the forest on the surface of the lakes, and feel at one with nature.

Tips for safe kayaking

Safety is paramount when kayaking. Remember to wear appropriate life jackets and familiarize yourself with the rules of water navigation. Additionally, it is recommended to check the weather and wind conditions before embarking on a kayaking trip and to equip yourself accordingly.

Recreational and canoe docks for summer 2024

Six new recreational and canoe docks will be installed on the shores of Kuhmo in early summer 2024.

Six new recreational and canoe docks will be placed along the shores of Kuhmo in early summer 2024. The locations of the docks will be visible on Fluent -map as they are completed.

Kuhmo’s approximately 1500 lakes and 200 rapids also invite you to enjoy the opportunities for kayaking. Check out Outdooractive for kayaking routes for inspiration.

Rental and guiding services

Wild’s Piira

Kalevalan juhlatakomo

Hotel Kalevala

Villi metsä, tel +358 40 820 5729, villimetsa@gmail.com, paddle boards & fat bikes

Lentiira Holiday Village

Lentuankoski Camping