Your guide to the raft adventure

How it works

Whether you are a family, a school class or a group of friends, a timber raft tour is a unique experience. If you enjoy nature and adventure, we promise you memories for life.

Easy and well planned

We provide you with all the necessary equipment and information. - You focus solely on the experience.

Right equipment for your tour
In addition to the basic equipment (which always includes a canoe), you can rent kitchen equipment, tent and sleeping bags.
Camp in Gunnerud
The first night you stay in your own or rented tent in Gunnerud. The camp offers basic facilities like hot water for dishes, drinking water, outhouse and bath in the river. Just to get in the right mode before the tour…

Master of your own house

Traveling on the raft you have built yourselves gives you an extra powerful experience. Our experienced instructors are ready to help you.

Finally on the river

The journey on the raft allows time for discussion and socializing that you often do not have time for in everyday life. But in addition to just enjoying the beautiful surroundings, be prepared for both calm and intense periods on board. Below the water´s surface there is plenty of sand and occasionally stones that you may not see until you are stuck ...

TOM SAWYER, HERE WE COME!

From time to time things happen that involve the entire crew. It can be backwaters, a fish that bits or something else exciting along the river.

GO ASHORE

There are plenty of reasons to make stops and go ashore along the river. An ice cream, an attraction or a short hike in the beautiful surroundings are a few suggestions.

THE BEST FOOD IS THAT COOKED OUTDOORS

Many of our guests specifically mention cooking outdoors as something special.

LONG SUMMER EVENING CAMPS

We recommend overnight camps on land, but it is also possible to stay overnight on board. The bright summer evenings in Sweden contribute to the atmosphere.

WILDLIFE AND NATURE ALONG THE RIVER

The river offers a rich wildlife, including beaver, moose and deer. The public access right to the countryside in Sweden give you permission to access the nature, as long as you are careful, aware of your obligations and do not cause any damage.

DISMANTLING THE RAFT

Upon arrival at your final destination, you dismantle your raft according to our instructions. Since you built it with special loops / knots, this process is relatively quick and easy. Last stop is located directly at the car park.

Environmentally friendly, safe & secure

Vildmark i Värmland is eco-labeled and quality assured in according with TourQuality. Throughout the trip, you have the opportunity to contact us for support between 07:00 to 22:00. We have 35 years of experience in developing and refining the experience for you.

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Which timber raft tour suits you?

We offer timber raft tours in the range of 1 day to 8 days. Basic equipment and a canoe are always included in the package. If you want to stay more comfortably in a cabin and let us take care of the cooking you choose the “All-inclusive tour”. Our peak season is weeks 28 – 32 when many departures are booked out. We recommend you to book early!

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