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About This Centre

Turku, Saaristomeri, FinlandTurku, Saaristomeri, FinlandAavameri is a Finnish Sea Kayaking company with one of the world’s most fascinating kayaking waters, the Finnish Archipelago Sea with its 50.000 islands, rocks and skerries, as its home water.

Most of the area where activities are arranged is within the Archipelago Sea National Park to which Aavameri is an official business partner. Because of the Finnish everyman’s rights, the expeditions that the company offers are popular, giving intermediate and advanced kayakers the possibility to do adventurous multi-day trips with fantastic camping possibilities around every corner. Aavameri also offers courses in the whole of Finland, Scandinavia and Europe.

Courses Offered

I.S.K.G.A modules, guide training, BCU, NSKA, FCU courses.

Aavameri offers training courses in: Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced courses in Sea Kayaking, ISKGA Leadership and Guide training Incident Management and Situation Awareness courses Coastal and Open Water Navigation courses Safety and Group Handling training and much more.

Courses are offered both in Finland and in Norway, UK and Sweden.

Expeditions Offered

Aavameri offers expeditions in Finland’s Archipelago on regular basis and in Norway (Lofoten area and Helgelandskysten), the Mediterraniean Sea (Greece, Italy, Turkey) during springs and autumns. In the Finnish Archipelago Sea, both guided expeditions and self-guided expeditions with land support and all equipment are cared for. Aavameri provides its self-guided guests with all from quality sea kayaking equipment to planning help, transportation, maps, tents, kitchens, sleeping bags and more.

Services Offered

Aavameri is also a sea kayak rental and outdoor equipment provider, offering solo expedition support in the area, and arranges kayaking expeditions and courses around Europe.

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