Vuosaari Paddling Center

IMG_0181Opening hours 2014

May, starting 2nd of May:
Weekdays 2 pm – 8 pm
Weekends 10 am – 8 pm
Summer season (June, July and August):
Every day 10 am – 10 pm
September, until 21st of September:
Weekdays 2 pm – 8 pm
Weekends 10 am – 8 pm


Our address is Ramsinniementie 14. How to get there.

Kayak tours in Helsinki

Apart from kayak and canoe rental, we offer a large variety of kayak tours. Read more about the kayak tours.

Kayak Rental in Helsinki

Enjoy the beautiful archipelago of Eastern Helsinki. There are hundreds of options and routes available. The summer days are long and light and conditions are stable even for beginners. There are several islands, where you can stop to have a break or even spend the night in a tent. You can reserve a kayak or canoe from our webstore. For longer rentals, take a look at our Self-Guided Trips.


2h Additional hour Day 24 hours Extra days Week
Standard kayak 18e 4e 35e 41e 21e 144e
Sea -/ Touring kayak 22e 5e 44e 53e 27e 185e
Sea kayak advanced 27e 5e 49e 60e 29e 208e
Double kayak basic 34e 7e 66e 79e 41e 278e
Double kayak sea 39e 7e 71e 86e 44e 301e
Open canoe 22e 6e 49e 60e 31e 213e
Whitewater kayak - - 43e 51e 27e 181e
Gear 2h Extra hour Day 24 hours Extra day Week
Drybag 5L 2e - 3e 5e 2e 10e
Drybag 12L 2e - 3e 5e 2e 10e
Drybag 20L 2e - 3e 5e 2e 10e
Phonecase 1e - 2e 3e 1e 7e
Paddling jacket 8e 1e 15e 18e 8e 35e
Wetsuit 8e 1e 15e 18e 8e 35e
Deck compass 5e 1e 10e 12e 5e 25e
Extra-paddle 3e - 5e 7e 3e 20e
Extra-PFD 3e - 5e 7e 3e 20e
Sprayskirt Nylon 3e - 5e 7e 3e 20e
Sprayskirt Neoprene 6e 1e 10e 12e 6e 40e
Tent 2-3 person - - - 20e 10e 45e
Gas stove(does not include gas) - - - 10e 5e 25e

All boat rentals include paddle, sprayskirt and PFD. You will also be provided with a map.

Our kayaks and equipment:

We have a wide variety of kayaks; Very stable and easy kayaks for beginners and many suitable kayaks for intermediate and advanced paddlers. We offer the best possible equipment for our customers.

Kayaks/boat selection

We have altogether 79 kayaks and canoes in our rental fleet. In addition we also have 16 Whitewater kayaks. We use the following brands:

Sea kayaks:

North Shore, Valley, Wilderness Systems, Rainbow, Prijon.


Mad River, Wenonah.


Zet Kayaks, Wavesport, Dagger, Liquid Logic.


We use Accent and Cannon paddles for sea kayaking and white water.


We use Seals Sprayskirts.


We use Stohlquist PFD’s. Our rental PFD’s are Drifter for men and Bet Sea for women.

Other gear

We have a large variety of paddling and camping gear we rent. For more info look at the price list.


You can make a reservation from our webstore or by sending an email to or calling +358 10 292 4030. It’s recommended to reserve a boat on weekends especially on sunny days.

What to bring:

Dress for the weather and prepare to get little bit wet. It’s also good to have spare clothes. On a sunny day sunscreen, sunglasses and waterbottle are also important.

Natura Viva – Vuosaari Paddling Center is located in Vuosaari, Helsinki at Conference Hotel Rantapuisto. We offer a large variety of sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking and canoeing trips, courses and expeditions.

Geocaching with a kayak

Now you can combine geocaching and kayaking at the Vuosaari Paddling Center. Read more here.

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