Kayak routes in Poland
Both beginners and experienced canoeists will find a route suiting
their skills. Owing to a tremendous diversity of routs you can choose
from peaceful or turbulent rivers with fallen trees, protruding
branches and stones. Let us invite those of you who start a canoeing
adventure for picturesque rivers with calm currents and experienced
tourists for more challenging rivers with mountain currents in some
In the Mazurian Region there is not only a possibility to make a kayak tour but also you can have a day or two at sailing at the Mazurian Lakes or make a trip by rented bikes, sightseeing and admiring beautiful wild nature.
Rivers to float at the Mazurian region:
In the Kaszubian Region there is not only a possibility to make a
kayak tour but also you can make a trip by rented bikes, sightseeing and
admiring beautiful wild nature.Forests and lakes scattered amidst post-glacial hills make this region particularly attractive.The most captivating part of the region is the Kashubian Lakeland with rivers convenient for kayaking and lakes suitable for sailing.The Kashubian region is famous for its folk art, especially for handicrafts. The Kashubian folk culture can be best admired in the open-air ethnographic park at Wdzydze Kiszewskie.The region offers a great number of folklore events including fairs and folk art shows. Interesting ceramic ware and other folk art products can be seen and purchased at Chmielno.
Rivers to float at the Kashubian region:
town of Czaplinek and the neighboring towns in Drawskie Lakeland are
situated in a typical glacial landscape, with romantic forests, virgin
meadows, fields and narrow rivers, charming hills and clean lake
waters. Calmness and resting, hiking and bicycle journeys, fishing,
horse riding, watching birds - these are only some of the
There are more than 250 lakes in Drawskie Lakeland. Our waters give our
fishers a chance to catch: pike, eel, bream, pikeperch, carp, tench or
perch. The greatest attractions is the Drawko Lake (1872 ha), the
second deepest lake in the country (83 m) with numerous bays,
peninsulas and islands, among which Bielawa Island is the most
majestic. For fans of resting under sails we recommend renting sailing
equipment, and for the beginners we'll organize sailing lessons on
yachts or windsurfing boards.
Here one of the most beautiful polish canoe routes
begins, Drawa River Route named after Cardinal Karol Wojtyła. Drawa
River has incredible tourist-nature values, an evidence of which may be
it's protection in it's full length. Beautiful terrains surrounding
Czaplinek are a first-class place for organizing horse rallies, the
forests will surely tempt all nature lovers with it's richness of
animals and ground cover. Well planned nature paths, cycling ways and
tourist routes provide limitless possibilities of cultivating active
tourism. Main cycle ways are Lobeliowe Jeziora, Zaklęty Trójkšt, Dolina
Pięciu Jezior, Dobrzyca.
Rivers to float at the Drawskie Lakeland:
The region of Pojezierza Poludniowobałtyckie
(Southern Baltic Lakes) covers the area of 77 thousand sq km, which
constitutes 25 percent of Poland’s territory. The landscape of the
region is dominated by hills, cut through by valleys and numerous
rivers. A number of big rivers, which flow straight to the Baltic Sea,
have their source in the region (Rega, Parseta, Wieprza, Slupia,
Lupawa, Leba). Another characteristic feature of Pojezierza
Poludniowobaltyckie is the multitude of postglacial lakes, the biggest
among them are: Jeziorak, Goplo, Koronowskie, Wdzydze, Charzykowskie.
Greater part of this region is covered by forests.
The Lakeland District has also a considerable number of protected
areas, which preserve the relatively unchanged and most valuable areas.
The region of the Southern Baltic Lakeland District is divided into
12 macroregions, mostly Lakeland Districts: West Pomeranian, East
Pomeranian, South Pomeranian, Ilawa, Chelminsko-Dobrzynski,
Wielkopolsko-Kujawski, Lubuski and Leszczynski. Remaining regions are:
the Valley of the Lower Vistula River, Pradolina Torunsko-Eberswaldzka,
Pradolina Warciansko-Odrzanska and Wzniesienia Zielonogorskie.
Rivers to float at the Pomeranian Lakeland:
Suwalszczyzna invites you for spending the free time in the picturesque
area - The Suwałki Landscape Park. Neighborhood is full of charms
and the attractions: Augustów, Ełk, Wigry, Olecko, Sejny. Suwalszczyzna
is tempting with it natural advantages. The clear atmosphere, transparent
waters of lakes and rivers and extensive forests attract a large
number of tourists seeking the respite from the urban tumult. Farm
tourism on Suwalszczyzna is giving the possibility of spending the
free time at very profitable prices. Please look at with our offer.
Suwalszczyzna is waiting for you.
Rivers to float at the Suwalszczyzna:
Żuławy near Gdańsk
Baltic Coast and Pomeranian Lake District is closed from the east by the
valley of the lower Vistula with the historic towns of Chelmno,
Grudziadz, Gniew and Tczew, as well as its delta region called Zulawy
Wislane. The land is used mainly for growing wheat, sugar beet and
fodder crops, or raising cattle. The landscape is melancholy with a
unique atmosphere. Further to the southwest are the Tucholskie Bory with
the "L. Wyczolkowski Yew Forest" [Cisy Staropolskie], a preserve area.
Among old pines, oaks, lindens, hornbeams and beeches there are about
Obviously there are no longer any aurochs or wild ponies in the
forests, but there are roe-deer, hares, wild boars, stags and a much
fowl. In the Tucholskie Forest and in the region of Szczecinek, Lebork
and Bialogard there is even the black goose. A hunter is a hunter, but
anyone who hunts with a tape
recorder may hear the call of a stag and perhaps the song of the
forest's most charming singer, the thrush.
Rivers to float at the Żuławy Gdańskie: