NPF våttkort Introduction Course in River Kayaking

A perfect start to river kayaking, where we concentrate on having fun and learning the basics in a safe and controlled environment. 
On this slow and chill introduction to whitewater kayaking, you get to check out what all the hype is about without committing to the 2-day Grunnkurs Elv. This course is step one of NPF’s våttkort ladder aand is the perfect taster of the wonderful outdoor pursuit that is river kayaking – combining learning, fun, nature and exercise!
All kit is included and the course size is very small (maximum of 6 participants to 1 instructor) to ensure you have the best possible experience with us. 

Techniques you will learn: how to select and care for gear; basic strokes; safety; exiting the kayak; how to have balance and control on the water.

Level: Suitable for absolute beginners or those that have done some sea kayaking and always wanted to try some white water. Please note you need to be able to swim.

Price / Discounts: Adults – 1990 kr; Students and youth 15% discount.

Duration: 5 hours

Location: Otta or Lågen River depending on the water flow. Start and end at Mad Goats Sjoa – see Google Maps. For recommendations of places to stay in the area please see our Sjoa page.

Includes: Kayak and all kit hire including wetsuit; transport from our base at Mad Goats Sjoa to the river; NPF våttkort on completion of the course.

What to bring: 2 x layers of thermals and socks, towel, swimwear and a warm change of clothes.