Paddling Education

Partner Spotlight: Uteguiden Kayak Tours in Sunnmøre, Norway
Uteguiden is northwestern Norway’s leading guide company for outdoor adventures of all kinds. This includes kayaking in some of their country’s most stunning fjords and coastal areas.
Epic New Zealand Packraft & Hike Trip
Where The Wild Rivers Flow is a film about Australian YouTuber Scott Williams’ 6-day, 130-kilometer packrafting and hiking trek through the South Island wilderness of New Zealand.
Kayaking Source-to-Sea on the Mississippi River
Aqua Bound Ambassador Devin Brown will soon embark on a solo kayak trip she’s been dreaming about for many years—a source-to-sea journey on the Mississippi River. If she completes it, she’ll be the first black woman to kayak all 2,340 miles.
Packrafting in Swedish Lapland
Aqua Bound Ambassador Peter Tjärnlund frequently packrafts the rivers of Swedish Lapland. We asked him to tell us more about this remote and beautiful wilderness area and what it’s like to packraft there.
Sea Kayaking Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way
Lifelong kayaker (and Aqua Bound Ambassador) Ken Whiting and Paddle TV take us to the Republic of Ireland’s 1,600-mile-long Wild Atlantic Way for some adventurous sea kayaking and a taste of what The Emerald Isle has to offer.
Retailer Spotlight: Estero River Outfitters, Florida
Estero River Outfitters is Southwest Florida’s largest dealer of kayaks, paddle boards and canoes. It’s one of the only paddle shops where you can always try a boat or paddle before you buy by launching right off their dock on the Estero River.
Sea Kayaking Wildlife Encounters
Aqua Bound Ambassador Rachel Bott is a sea kayak guide and coach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Some of her favorite kayaking spots are the remote islands in her area where she often is treated with wildlife encounters.
Sea Kayaking the Coast of Northern Ireland
Aqua Bound Ambassador Ken Whiting takes us to Northern Ireland where he sea kayaks three unique locations along the coast. As always, he finds a couple of local experts to guide him for an immersive adventure.
St. Croix River Kayaking: Wildlife to See
Greg Seitz is an avid kayaker and dedicated supporter of the St Croix River that forms part of the border between Wisconsin and Minnesota. He tells us why this river provides ideal wildlife habitat and what paddlers can expect to see on their journey downriver.
“What I Packed for My Greenland Kayak Trip”
Aqua Bound Marketing Manager Kate Wright was one of six of our team members who embarked on a Greenland kayak trip in summer 2023. Here Kate talks about the challenges of packing for a multi-day trip like this—especially an international one.
Winter Kayak Camping in Algonquin Provincial Park
Does the idea of winter kayak or canoe camping intrigue you? Then this video is a must-watch to get a realistic picture of what this kind of adventure entails.
Where to Sea Kayak on Lake Superior
Lake Superior is the largest of all the Great Lakes. In fact, Superior holds half of the water that’s in the Great Lakes. It’s the largest fresh water lake in the world by surface area and a world-class sea kayaking destination.
Paddling in Grand Teton National Park

The crystal-clear lakes of Grand Teton National Park are begging to be paddled—not just looked at and photographed! One of the most picturesque spots in North America, the Teton Range hosts several of these lakes with stunning mountain views.

Kayaking in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is truly an American national treasure known for its towering mountains. The park also includes hundreds of lakes, many of which are accessible to canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts.

Packrafting Canada’s Nahanni River
In the summer of 2023, Aqua Bound Ambassador Jeremie Lamart joined a crew to packraft Canada’s Nahanni River over 10 days. This remote national park in The Northwest Territories offers stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and in this case, a chance to meet new friends while outdoor adventuring.
Aqua Bound Goes to Greenland
July 2023 was an epic month for several Aqua Bound team members when they joined AB Ambassadors Laila and Christian for a sea kayak trip in Greenland.
Kayaking the Ozark’s Current River

The Upper Current River, part of Ozark National Scenic Riverways, is a super-scenic and friendly river for kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders of all abilities.
New Zealand Packrafting: Hollyford-Pyke Loop
By: Eszter Horanyi I could feel tears welling up in my eyes as I struggled in the seemingly bottomless pit of mud, my heavily loaded packraft fallen to the side into some trees, my drysuit zipper, which had been unzipped...
Kayaking Norway’s Largest Fjords, Part 1

Aqua Bound Ambassador Joachim Larssen is no stranger to marathon sea kayak expeditions. He gives us a peek inside his Fjords of Norway trip of 2023 when he began his quest to kayak Norway’s ten longest fjords.
Bikerafting Trip to New Zealand’s Dillon Cone
Bikerafter and filmmaker Deane Parker and a few mates headed into the mountains surrounding New Zealand’s Dillon Cone by way of the Clarence River. The goal of their trip was the tackle the summit and descent by bike, after an unsuccessful 2017 attempt.
Packrafting Washington’s Methow River
In scenic northcentral Washington lies the Methow River, the “home river” of Aqua Bound Ambassador Jessica Kelley. Here she shares with us an expedition she’s been wanting to take for a long time—the Methow from start to finish.