Kayak on the Lake Above the Ocean

Kayak on the Lake Above the Ocean
Kayaking Faroe Islands
Kayak on Sørvágsvatn
Kayak on Leitisvatn
Kayak on the Lake Above the Ocean

Experience some of the most beautiful attractions in Vagar island starting in a kayak. When renting your very own kayak you have the chance to take an extraordinary route to see the famous sights Trælanípa and Bøsdalafossur.

The lake Leitisvatn is the largest lake in the Faroe Islands stretching 6 km from one end to the other. The lake is just beside Vagar airport and your kayak trip will start in the lake’s end towards the airport. 

The ride back and forth takes approximately 2 hours. It gives you 1 hour of land where you can stop and experience the waterfall Bøsdalafossur and the slave cliff Trælanípa. Bøsdalafossur plunges into the Atlantic Ocean and Trælanípa is where you will get the iconic view of the lake Leitisvatn hanging over the ocean.

A stop at Trælanípan and Bøsdalafossur is a must for those travelling to the Faroe Islands. Besides taking in the sights at Trælanípan and Bøsdalfossu you will have an unique change to immerse yourself in the untouched nature in your own rented kayak.

You will paddle in the safest kayak on the market and in the most easy to use kayak. When on the lake you can enjoy the remoteness and silence in the middle of unspoiled landscapes. Renting a kayak on the lake Leitisvatn is for those seeking something extra on their vacation in the Faroe Islands.

Starting at the northern end of the Faroe Islands largest lake you can paddle 6 km in your kayak and reach the southern end. Leitisvatn is a freshwater lake that you most likely have seen on many pictures of the Faroe Islands.

Discover some of the wonders in the Faroe Islands by renting a kayak that will bring you to the unique attractions Trælanípa and Bøsdalafossur. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 7 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Trælanípan (Slave Cliff), Vágar, Bøsdalafossur waterfall, Leitisvatn
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:00, 13:00, 16:00.

You meet us at the departure location.
  • Life jacket

  • Tour guide

Good to know:

More than 8 m/sec. is NO GO.

If you want a guide/instructor: order in due time.



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