Vuosaari Paddling Center

IMG_0181Opening hours 2016

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


WE HAVE MOVED! Our new address is Harbonkatu 13. 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 20e 5e 40e 50e 25e 150e
Sea -/ Touring kayak 25e 5e 50e 60e 30e 180e
Sea kayak advanced 30e 5e 60e 70e 35e 210e
Double kayak basic 38e 8e 76e 91e 50e 300e
Double kayak sea 45e 8e 90e 105e 55e 330e
Open canoe 25e 5e 50e 60e 30e 180e
Whitewater kayak 50e 60e 30e 180e

Gear 2h Extra hour Day 24 hours Extra day Week
Drybag 5L – 20 L 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
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:

Wilderness Systems, Rainbow, Prijon.


Mad River.


Zet Kayaks, Wavesport, Liquid Logic.


We use Werner and Palm Equipment paddles for sea kayaking and white water.


We use Seals Sprayskirts.


We use Palm Equipment PFD’s.

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.

Geocaching with a kayak

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

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