Marycha – borderline river -one-day kayaking trip

... adventure and amazing impressions on a somewhat wild river with strainers - for experienced kayakers.



8.30am-4.00pm - approx. 5 hrs kayaking

20 km




moderately difficult

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.

This kayaking route is recommended for experienced kayakers.

Life is simple. Just add water 😉

We provide 1-, 2- and 3-person. kayaks, transportation, parking area in Augustów.


In summer, 1-day kayaking trips take place every day. The minimum number of participants – 8 people. Limited number of places.

For the other months, please contact our team.

You can book the kayaks till 6 PM the day before the trip  +48 601 146 703 or

Marycha - spływ kajakowy SZOT spływy z pasją
4 rzeki Pojezierza Augustowskiego spływ kajakowy Komfort SZOT


8.30 AM – meeting in SZOT Base in Augustów; formality, a short briefing.

9.00 AM – transportation to the kayaking starting point – Zelwa

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.

Duration of kayaking: approx. 5 hours

4.00 PM – pickup from Stanowisko and return transport to Augustów.


115 PLN / person in 2- or 3-person polyethylene kayak

135 PLN / person in a single polyethylene kayak CAROLINA/CUSTOMLINE

100 PLN / child under the age of 12 in 2- or 3-person kayak

80 PLN /child under the age of approx. 4 as a third person in a tandem kayak VISTA on an add-in kids seat

Price includes

  • seat in a kayak with paddling gear: Dr Kayak paddle, life vest, soft seat
  • transportation of people and kayaks from SZOT Base to the starting place
  • return transport from the end point (in accordance with the program) to SZOT Base
  • short briefing before kayaking

Place at the parking area in SZOT Base in Augustów (availability limited) – for free.

Paid separately

  • dog’s / cat’s transportation fee – 20 PLN or in the case of a large pet requiring more space on the car floor – 45 PLN. Some buses do not have a lot of space between the seats. One has to have regard to other passengers’ comfort traveling in one transport. We DO NOT TRANSPORT dogs and cats in car seats. We DO NOT RENT life vests and seats for pets. Pets CANNOT kayak in polyethylene kayaks on soft seats.
  • accident insurance (sum insured PLN 20,000) – approx. 2 PLN / person / day. It is possible to buy insurance no later than 1 day before the trip.
  • renting a waterproof bag (55l) or barrel (3,5l, 10,4l) – 7 PLN /trip (+deposit of 50 PLN)
  • renting a sprayskirt – 3 PLN /trip (only for kayaks: CRUISER II, HORIZON, CAROLINA)
  • available to purchase in the SZOT office: maps, waterproof phone cases, sun hats and raincoats

You are welcomed after the kayaking trip to the Villa Skomanda restaurant for lunch with a kayaker discount!

Additional information

  • Registration open every day, till 6 PM – you can book your kayaks even one day before the trip – +48 601 146 703 or
  • Before starting the tour, a short briefing will be provided, organizational and safety issues; kayaking instructions.
  • Attention! Participation in a one-day kayaking trip takes place at the participants’ own risk, in accordance with the regulations of one-day kayaking trips. 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.
  • During the summer season, one-day kayaking trips take place every day. The number of places is limited. In the out of season, depending on interest. We organize kayaking trips all year round.
  • For families with children up to 9, we offer 3-person kayaks CRUISER III
  • For 3 adults, we offer 3-person FAMILY or TERCET kayaks
  • For beginners and those who haven’t kayaked yet, we recommend easy and short routes, eg. Czarna Hańcza – easy (Wysoki Most – Frącki).
  • We also offer individual organization of a one-day kayaking trip or organized option – with the guidance of a kayaking instructor or  lifeguard. Please contact us by phone or email.
  • We suggest you to take:
    • drinks and lunch box for the road, there are bars or shops not everywhere,
    • sun hat,
    • lighweight hiking shoes,
    • swimsuit for lovers of splashing in the water and a change of clothes is necessary. ATTENTION! dry clothes are required for transport by bus / coach!
    • fingerless gloves (e.g. cycling gloves), if you want to squeeze the paddle bar too tight,
    • a jacket or raincoat with a hood,
    • and of course, a GOOD MOOD! 😉

We are a licenced touroperator listed in the Central Register of Tourism Organizers No. 17/00/04 issued by the Marshal of the Podlaskie Voivodeship and the Insurance Guarantee of the Insurance Company EUROPA.


Kayaking is an adventure. Meet the borderline of three countries. 😉  



Spływy kajakowe z pasją, wycieczki autokarowe, imprezy dla firm
ul. Konwaliowa 2
Augustów 16-300, Polska

+48 87 644 67 58

+48 601 146 703