Czarna Hańcza River kayaking trip through the area of Wigry National Park with an individual sightseeing of the Post-Camaldolese monastery complex.
This kayaking trip is perfect for everyone, both young and old, who appreciates nature and peacefulness.
We start with a short kayaking trip along Czarna Hańcza River, then an individual sightseeing of the Post-Camaldolese monastery complex, a place where Pope John Paul II rested during his pilgrimage to Poland in 1999. From here extends admiring view on the panorama of Wigry Lake.
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We provide 1-, 2- and 3-person. kayaks, transportation, parking area in Augustów.
From June till September 1-day kayaking trip take place every Friday; the minimum number of participants – 8 ppl.
For the other days of the week, please contact our team. There is a possibility to start the trip from Wigry Lake; SZOT kayaking marina.
8:00 AM – meeting in SZOT Base in Augustów; transportation to the starting point.
9:30 AM – our starting point – Wigry Lake; SZOT kayaking marina.
Our starting point is the area of Wigry National Park – Wigry Lake; Postaw Lake; Czarna Hańcza River meandering among tall reeds and water plants. While passing some small villages, the river occasionally divides, and thus we can see multiple small grassy islands along the way.
Duration: approx. 3 hours.
2 PM – ending point in Maćkowa Ruda; transportation to Wigry.
2:30-5:30 PM – free time, additional attractions:
4.00 PM – main harbour at the foot of the Monastery on Wigry Lake. Duration: approx. 1 hour.
The cruise will take you across Hańcza Bay where you can see such rare wild fowl as egrets and cormorants. We also stop in Plosa, near the deepest part of Wigry Lake, where the water depth reaches 73m.
5:45 PM – meeting in SZOT kayaking marina.
6:00 PM – transportation to Augustów.
90 PLN /person 80 PLN/children under the age of 12
starting and ending point in SZOT Base in Augustów
40 PLN / person 33 PLN / children under the age of 12
starting and ending point in SZOT kayaking marina in Wigry
Place at the parking area in SZOT Base in Augustów – for free.