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Paddling

Paddling trought locks on the Telemark Canal, in rivers, on quiet lakes or large lakes. 

No matter what type of paddling you prefer, you will find your paddling eldorado in the Mid-Telemark region.

The paddling map for the Telemark Canal is for sale at the tourist information in Bø, as well as various locations along the Telemark Canal (price is NOK 149,- ).

You can also purchase the map via e-mail and have it delivered to your address upon request. Please contact the tourist information in Bø for more information:

turistkontoret@boitelemark.com // Tel. +47 41 45 22 29.

The following paddling routes are available as miniguides for NOK 20,- per guide:

  • Lunde-Vrangfoss
  • Lystang-Norsjø
  • "The bird watcher" by Lystang
  • Skoe river in Lunde
  • Løveid-Hjellebrygga
  • The islands of Vrådal - lake Nisser

The miniguides are available for sale at various locations in Bø and along the Telemark Canal.

The price for taking your canoe/kayak through the locks on the Telemark Canal: NOK 125,- at Vrangfoss locks, NOK. 75,- all other locks.

Below you will find short route descriptions and maps available for download, and information on rental and transport of canoes/kayaks.

Important: Before you start your paddling trip on the Telemark Canal, make sure you ask around for information on the electrical fish barrier in Kjeldal.

An idyllic, quiet part of the Telemark Canal. 

Hands down the most spectacular route on the whole Telemark Canal. 

The route goes from the holiday park at Norsjø Ferieland, up the eastern part of the Telemark Canal. 

The route goes from Teksten Camping, up the Gvarvelva river to Evju traditional farm and museum. 

You can rent both canoes and kayaks of various types and sizes.

Combine your paddling trip with a boat ride on the Telemark Canal. 

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