Vuosaari Paddling Center

IMG_0181Opening hours 2015

May, starting 1st 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 30th 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 19e 4e 37e 43e 22e 151e
Sea -/ Touring kayak 23e 5e 47e 56e 28e 194e
Sea kayak advanced 28e 5e 51e 63e 30e 218e
Double kayak basic 36e 7e 69e 83e 43e 292e
Double kayak sea 41e 7e 75e 90e 46e 316e
Open canoe 23e 6e 51e 63e 33e 224e
Whitewater kayak 45e 54e 28e 190e
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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