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Southern Goteborg Archipelago

Saltholmen--Ferry Terminal, Gothenburg, Sweden
+46 31 368 42 00
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Kayak rental and retailer. Offering high quality kayaks and equipment for rental and sales. Guided trips all year. Drysuits for winter paddling!
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (41 reviews)
“island hopping” (25 reviews)
“ferry terminal” (25 reviews)
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Saltholmen--Ferry Terminal, Gothenburg, Sweden
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+46 31 368 42 00
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"day trip"
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"island hopping"
in 25 reviews
"ferry terminal"
in 25 reviews
"other islands"
in 15 reviews
"bigger islands"
in 9 reviews
"tram number"
in 8 reviews
"travel card"
in 12 reviews
"public transport"
in 28 reviews
"beautiful landscape"
in 7 reviews
"boat ride"
in 11 reviews
"city life"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
in 22 reviews
"nature reserve"
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"central station"
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"during summer"
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"city centre"
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"saltholmen"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful all year round, each season giving you a completely different experience. Although I strongly recommend going from April/May. Great location for picnics in end of spring and summer. The islands are not big, but don't plan to do them all in one day! One...More

Thank Mélanie D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I had bought the day pass for the tram and realized it counted for the ferries too - so we hurried over the the archipelago and walked on styrso for a few hours, it was such a nice place with a nice...More

Thank Sarafina M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the ferry to Vrango on a sunny day. boat ride was great and the island is perfect for a leisurely walk. However, there was no open coffee shop or restaurant so bring your food with you. Some people took a bathing in the sea...More

Thank Ronen99
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read the other reviews that assured everyone how easy it was to access the archipelago, but I was a little hesitant, not speaking the language, but it is very simple. I caught the #11 tram from Brunnsparken (which was close to my hotel)....More

1  Thank skyerow
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet, calm islands, but do your homework...either do-it-yourself with a Tram 11 ride and Ferry ride (part of the Tram card system) or there are tours/guides (we did not use). Buy the one day or three day Tram tickets in the convenience store at stations,...More

Thank RLH1955
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Gothenburg in March and was keen to see the Archipelago. Travelling on my own, I was a bit worried about getting there and what to expect but it was very easy. I got tram 11 from the city centre and it didn't take...More

Thank mwebsteruk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go regularly to these islands when I need some quiet time. Here you can find solitude and enjoy spectacular views across to Denmark. Be sure to check out the amazing coffee and bun stall at the terminal before you board the ferry and stock...More

1  Thank Clarissa H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See the ocean, the achipelago and feel the haertbeat go down. Go to whatever island and relax. Dont forget to bring your swimsuit and try the clear, fresh and salty water.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

So much too see! Gothia Towers, wiev point Ramberget bridge Älvsborgsbron river o canals in center of Town

Thank Tommy O
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Worth the drive to head down there and enjoy the view, the quietness and nature. Nice place to stroll and get away from hustle bustle city life.

Thank Sophil L
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Natasha M
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Roger A | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can the ferrys are regular all year around you can go to Vasttrafik. or styrsobolaget there you can plan and se all ferrys
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Xin S
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Corway | Reviewed this property |
How long are you there for? I purchased a three day pass for absolute pennies (super cheap), which allowed me to use all trams and the ferry. If you're going to hop from island to island, plan ahead. Ferry times are... More
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ginnifers
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Mats L | Reviewed this property |
You can also do a smaller journey to the Älsborgs Castle and back located at the mouth of the harbour. It´s a small Island with a fortress that was used until 100- years ago There ´s roundtrip tickets. It´s very popular in... More
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