Paddling courses, tours and rentals


River kayaking


Sea kayaking


Stand up paddling and urban exploring


Private groups and work events


Catch you on the water!


Our activities either start from central locations easy to reach by public transport or we drive you there.

Everything Included

We don’t expect you to take your kayak on the bus. All paddling equipment you need is included!

Safety First

Your safety and wellbeing is our top priority. So you can relax and and enjoy your time on the water. That’s what makes us happy goats!

Track Record

Seven successful paddle seasons under our belts and a silly amount of 5-star reviews. We don’t like to bleat too loud but we know what we’re doing when it comes to delivering kickass experiences! 

Akerselva River Tour, Central Oslo

See Oslo from a unique perspective while floating through the heart of the city. Paddle underneath the Central Station, past the new Munch Museum and finish the tour beside the famous Oslo Opera House.

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Central start and finish location
  • Minimum age: 10 years +
  • Weight limit: 40kg – 150kg
  • Fitness requirement: low
  • Perfect for families, team-building and bachelor parties
  • Discounts for children and students
  • Very stable kayaks and paddleboards
  • All equipment included
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NPF Våttkort Introduction Course

Learn the basics of sea kayaking and get your NPF wetcard. With this certification, you can rent from most companies in Norway. The freedom of the open water awaits!

  • Suitable for beginners and all fitness levels
  • NPF Våttkort awarded at the end of course
  • Weight: 40kg – 120kg
  • Age: from 13 years (and can swim)
  • Perfect for team-building and bachelor parties
  • Very stable kayaks
  • 25% student discount
  • Small class size (maximum 9 students)

Sjoa River Festival

10% off all our courses and tours at Mad Goats Sjoa during the Sjoa River Festival  (Valid from 12-17 July 2022, use promocode SRF2022 when booking online). The Sjoa River has some of the world’s most famous whitewater rapids and this week will be full of all kind of events celebrating this majestic river.

And for those just starting out on their whitewater journey, nearby Lågen and Otta rivers offer some interesting class II sections in beautiful surroundings. This is the perfect place for beginners to drill the foundational skills required for whitewater kayaking.

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Buy a gift card

Our most popular tours and courses can be purchased as a gift card online. What better gift than a memorable experience paddling on the water! And there’s something to suit all ages and levels.

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We don’t like to brag, but people just love goats!

“Amazing tour! A great way how to see Oslo from different perspective. I was so thrilled to get so close to the She Lies by the Opera House. And guys are amazing, they make it so easy (first time kayaker here) Would definitely go again!”

Katerina SindlarovaAkerselva Tour Participant

“Flott introduksjon til havkajakk med en utrolig engasjert, dyktig og laid back instruktør. Thanks Tom!”

Endre HafstadKayak Student

“Hired 2 SUPs and had great fun paddling down the Akerselva river & out into the Oslofjord. Beautiful area and highly recommend MG for their flexibility, friendliness and their efforts to clean up ocean litter as they paddle!”

Alex CliftonSUP renter