Kayak on Lake Sandsvatn | Visit Sandoy
Explore the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands as you glide through the beautiful and tranquil lake Sandsvatn. You will get a hands-on experience of the pristine natural wonders on this much appreciated lake on the island Sandoy.
You will pick up your kayak at our base by the river bank just outside the village Sandur. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, this is the perfect adventure for those seeking something truly unique on their Faroe Islands journey.
All kayaks are single person boats. You will spend 3 hours in the kayak and enjoy the scenic view from the lake where you will see the drenched river bank and the low mountains surrounding lake Sandsvatn.
Our sea kayaks are the safest on the market and are quick-to-learn. Getting on the water is also easy in these kayaks.
Lake Sandsvatn is situated behind the local beach. Sandsvatn is a long and shallow lake rich in trout and every spring the last resting place for whooper swans on their way to Iceland.
There are small valleys around you so that in the interior Sandoy gives a softer and more rounded impression than most of the other islands. As Sandoy is the most fertile island in the Faroe Islands, you will enjoy the rich bird life and the flora around the lake.
In order to get to the island Sandoy, you will take the ferry Teistin from Gamlarætt ferry port on the island Streymoy. You can bring your vehicle onboard the ferry. There are also busses to Sandoy departuring from the bus terminal in Tórshavn.
You can also get a customized private kayaking tour by adding a tour guide to the cart. A guided tour will add something extra to this remote and amazing location.
Head out on this great kayak adventure available all year round. Book this unique paddling experience by adding to your cart.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 3 hours
- Activities: Kayaking
- Difficulty: Easy
- Minimum age: 12 years.
- Languages: English
The island is characterised by its essentially flat landscape and green countryside. Sandoy is relatively flat. You will experience lush green valleys when drive through lakes and small villages. The highest mountain Tindur elevates 479 metres above ocean level.
Sandoy will give you solitude and contemplation. In order to get to Sandoy, you will take the ferry teistin from the Streymoy island to Sandoy island. Sandoy offers quite of contrast to the looming sea cliffs and steep mountainous passes that you have see most other places in the Faroe Islands.
Sandur is the largest and most important historical settlement on the island Sandoy. With several lakes and flat grass fields, Sandur is a oasis for Faroe Islanders when enjoying the holiday season. From Sandur, you have a nice view of the three small islands Skúvoy, Stóra Dímun and Lítla Dímun.
Departure time : 09:00. 13:00, 16:00,
You meet us at the departure location.
Good to know:
If you want a Guided tour with instructor order in due time.