3 Rivers – COMFORT kayaking – 8 days

Rospuda, Biebrza and Marycha – an organized kayaking trip, accommodation in Villa Skomanda, 8 days /6 days kayaking – 99 km.

Bakałarzewo

Stanowisko

8 /6 days

99 km

SZOT Base

HB - breakfasts, dinners

guided

relatively difficult

Discover the beauty of the three rivers of Augustów Lakeland and their diverse characters. Now it is possible – in a single trip!

Beautiful and surprising Rospuda River runs between high, steep river banks overgrown with trees. Along the river there are sections with rocky bottom and large boulders here and there, but there are also calmer ones, where the river is mild and surrounded by banks covered with bulrush. It also crosses several picturesque lakes. The waters of the famous Rospuda Valley are reachable only by a kayak!

Wild Biebrza River runs through the boundless Biebrza Marshes – one of the biggest swamps in Europe. Lazy current, singing birds and fish splashing in the water ensure complete, blissful relaxation – excursion into unspoilt wildlife.

Marycha River meanders along the border area of Poland and Lithuania. In the final part, it meets Belarus. Due to its wild nature, on the route there are many natural obstacles in form of fallen trees that will ensure an unforgettable adventure.

Comfortable accommodation in Augustów; tasty, home-made meals; daily transports; extra attractions available on-site; comprehensive organization.

The route is relatively difficult, available for beginners accompanied by more experienced kayakers.

Diversified rivers’ sections – sometimes with a rocky bottom, boulders, fallen trees, and unreachable river banks.

Accommodation: Augustów – rooms in a bungalow (a new building); summer houses or a campsite.

Catering: HB – buffet breakfast, dinner

Three rivers – adventure, relaxation, wilderness

 

Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Rospuda
Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Rospuda
Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Odpoczynek
Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Biebrza
Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Biebrza
Spływ kajakowy 3 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego SZOT Biebrza

Terms

SRBMk1 |13.07-20.07.2019 Sorry, lack of seats
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Program

1st day:

Arrival in Augustów, check-in.
SZOT Base (how to find us) – office; water equipment rental – kayaks, canoes, bikes, tents;
Villa Skomanda – hotel; restaurant; bungalow (8 comfortable rooms); 4-person summer houses; playground for children; outdoor sauna; sheltered barbeque area with a fireplace; beach volleyball court; fenced parking area; all surrounded by greenery. The whole area is fenced.
We are situated in a picturesque part of Augustów town, close to Augustów Primeval Forest, Augustów Canal, and “Green Velo” cycle trail.

2nd day:

9:30 AM Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Before we start the tour, a short briefing will be provided (organizational and safety issues; kayaking instructions).
Rospuda kayaking route: Bakałarzewo – Małe Raczki /14 km
The route starts on the river, and then flows into relatively narrow Sumowo Lake. The next, 3 kilometers long, obstacle-free section with mild current; then the route becomes more attractive – the current speeds up; the bottom becomes full of boulders and rocky shallows. Later, we cross a small lake – Okrągłe Lake, and now we calmly kayak until we meet long and narrow Bolesty Lake, reminding more of a wide river than a lake. The lake’s shores are available, and make a great possibility to take a swim. At the end, the shoreline narrows, and we finish our trip on the river.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów.
Bonfire party in the evening. .

3rd day:

Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Rospuda kayaking route: Małe Raczki – Święte Miejsce /15 km
Along the river there are sections with sharp curves, fallen trees and large boulders, but there are also calmer ones, where the river is mild and free of obstacles. In summertime the route is relatively easy. Surrounded by beautiful, picturesque scenery! On the route there are two unique spots to visit: the ruins of Pac Palace in Dowspuda, and Święte Miejsce nature reserve – cultural and religious site.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów.

4th day:

Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Rospuda kayaking route: Święte Miejsce – Augustów /20 km
The waters of the famous Rospuda Valley are reachable only by a kayak. The river meanders along swampy grasslands surrounded by the deciduous woods of Augustów Primeval Forest. Tall reeds, growing around the banks, give the impression of a long, rambling corridor. In the final part of the route, where the river meets Szczeberka and Blizna River, it widens and slows down. At the very end, the river flows into Rospuda and Necko Lake.
The route ends near the municipal beach, wooden pier, and amphitheater.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów.

5th day:

Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Biebrza kayaking route: Sztabin – Jagłowo /18 km
Picturesque route with outstanding natural values of Biebrza National Park. Lavish flora, numerous species of birds and animals inhabiting swampy areas. The low-intensity route, very easy and free of obstacles, with a mild current, numerous bends and overflow areas
There are only a few stopping places on the route.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów.

6th day:

Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Biebrza kayaking route: Jagłowo – Dolistowo /12 km
Peace and quiet in beautiful, wild Biebrza Marshes – blissful relaxation. The route is easy, the current is slow, and riverbanks are reachable. At the very beginning, the river strongly meanders; after passing Dębowo lock, it widens and runs in a more straight line.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów

7th day:

Transportation to the kayaking starting point.
Marycha kayaking route: Zelwa – Stanowisko /20 km
Beautiful, wild and meandering river. It starts in the area of Kukle forest preserve, and then runs along the border area of Poland and Lithuania. On the route there are many natural obstacles in form of fallen trees. As an additional attraction, sometimes it is necessary to get out of the kayak and push or move it over the obstacle. The ending point is located 2 km from the place where three borders meet: Polish, Lithuanian, and Belorussian.
Transportation from the ending point back to Augustów.

8th day:

After breakfast, check-out, Guests departure.
Optional: Augustów sightseeing, cycling trip, cruise, etc.


Price

1479 PLN /person           1239 PLN /children up to 12*        1389 PLN /3rd person in the room

*sharing a room with parents

Bungalow Option – in a 2-person room


1479 PLN /person**          1329 PLN /children up to 12**

**when housing 4 people

Summer House Option – in a 4-person house


1249 PLN /person          1099 PLN /children up to 12

Tent Option – SZOT campsite


Price includes

  • seat in a double kayak with paddling gear (paddle, life jacket, soft seat) – 6 days
  • 7 overnight stays – depending on your chosen option
  • 7 x catering (breakfast, dinner); children up to 12 – half servings
  • bonfire with sausages
  • daily transportations of people to the kayaking starting point and back
  • lifeguard / kayaking instructor guidance – 6 days
  • Biebrza National Park ticket – 2 days
  • accident insurance
  • Guarantee Fund contribution of 0 PLN

In the backyard you will find:

  • outdoor, wood-burning sauna
  • small pond with a platform
  • beach volleyball court
  • sheltered barbeque area with a fireplace
  • playground for children
  • rental office: kayaks, bikes, Nordic walking poles
  • parking area

Parking lot during the kayaking tour – free.

For our regular guests we offer an additional discount.


Paid separately

  • local fee – 14 PLN/person/trip,
  • 1- person room in a bungalow – surcharge of 330 PLN/person/trip
  • Tent Option: shower at the SZOT Base – 5 PLN/shower
  • renting a single SZOT kayak; kayaking in a double kayak individually – 70 PLN/trip
  • renting a single CAROLINA kayak – 130 PLN/trip
  • renting a 2-person igloo tent – 189 PLN/trip + deposit of 50 PLN
  • renting a foam mattress – 14 PLN/trip
  • renting a waterproof bag (55l) or barrel (3,5l/10,4l) – 18 PLN/trip + deposit of 50 PLN
  • sauna bathing – 150 PLN/90 min./group
  • available to purchase in the SZOT office: maps, waterproof mobile phone cases, sport gloves, sun hats and raincoats.

Additional information

  • if you want to spend your free time in an active way, you are more than welcome to join us and become a kayaker! No matter how old or fit you are, our kayakers are of different age and shape. They are families with children or students, couples and those kayaking on their own. Simply everyone who just wishes to spend their free time actively, in fresh air and surrounded by beautiful nature. Anyone who wants to meet new people, looks for an adventure, and who enjoys spending free time with family and friends
  • trip members must be in an appropriate state of health, which allows to participate in a kayaking trip. Kids and teenagers can take part in a kayaking trip only under supervision of their parents or legal age guardians
  • accommodation:
    • bungalow (wooden) – 2-person rooms with an additional bed – folding sofa. Facilities: fridge, kettle, bedding, bathroom, shower
    • summer houses – Designed for 2-4 persons; with a wooden terrace and bedroom in the attic. On the ground floor there is a living room with a bathroom.
    • SZOT campsite next to Villa Skomanda. In the backyard you will find: a playground for children, dry sauna, summerhouse with a fireplace, bicycles for rent, showers
  • food: delicious, home-made meals with elements of regional cuisine in Villa Skomanda. Dinner is served on the first and the last day of your stay
  • we provide first-quality 1-, 2-, and 3-persons kayaks
  • the minimum number of participants: 8 persons
  • there is a possibility to book an extra night before or after the kayaking trip – with a discount
  • we suggest you to take: comfortable, lightweight footwear – sandals/ slides/ water shoes, mosquito repellant, fleece sweatshirts, warm clothes suitable for night weather conditions, fingerless gloves, raincoats, and of course, a GOOD MOOD!

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Location


Spływy kajakowe z pasją, Czarna Hańcza, Rospuda, Kanał Augustowski
ul. Konwaliowa 2
Augustów 16-300, Polska

szot@szot.pl

+48 87 644 67 58

+48 601 146 703