Activities, in Lysekil -
all year round, for all ages:
- Guided sea kayak tours and rental - read more
- Hiking and bouldering, sport climbing - read more
- Bike tours and rental - read more
- Cultural and historical guided tours - read more
BOOKINGS ONLINE ONLY
Our guided tours are booked online. Departures (time and day of the week) may vary depending on the season. Would there be contradictory information at any time, it is the booking system that takes precedence.
- For more info on each activity: click the BOOK NOW! button
- To see day and time of departure on each activity: click the BOOK NOW! button
- There will be no binding booking until the payment procesure is completed and basket has been checked out.
What to do if there is no bookable departure that suits you? A) make a booking request for min 6 persons, or B) book a private tour/activity.
On some tours there will be a minimum number of booked guests in order for the tour to run. In such a case the amount will be reserved from your card, but it will not be charged until the required number of guests have booked.
Would the activity be cancelled the amount charged will be reimbursed to the same account, and the guest will be notified at least 2 hours prior to departure.
Try climbing. You will wear harness, helmet and special climbing shoes. We are used to helping kids, youth and adult to have a go at it. NB! This is not a course - this is an introduction to belayed climbing with top rope LOCATION: Trellebystrand Season: May-September Recommended for: 3-73 yrs Requirements: Fairly healthy knees and ancles What’s included: Helmet, harness and climbing shoes. Activity leader. 2-3 ascents, depending on the length and level of difficulty on the routes climbed. What to bring: Duration: 2 hours total from fitting the gear until we do part Price: Adult: SEK 395 Family and children/youth price applies Optional: Extras: Havets Hus Sea Aquarium (entry) --- Would you like to make more ascents or at a time more convenient to you, we sugges a "Private climbing session". In that case, do regard 30 minutes per person as a guiding principle to make 2-3 ascents.
Scrambling +++ (extra everything) Hiking and scrambling in nature typical to Bohuslän takes you to the summit with a spectacular veiw. After a lunch break you will get an introduction to top rope climbing. Please clic the BOOK NOW button for dates and hours LOCATION: 10-15 mns off central Lysekil Season: April-November What to bring: Hiking shoes with hard soles that stays tight on the foot during the scrambling part of the tour. Packpack (water, snack) Requirements: Regular health and fitness, no knee or feet issues. Children/youth 3-15 yrs are welcome June-Aug. What’s included: Guide, climbing shoes, helmet, harness, rope etc. Outdoor lunch with beverage. Duration: 4 hours total Price: SEK 900 (adult, or group price) Family prices apply June-Aug Scrambling is "a walk up steep terrain involving the use of one's hands". It is an ambiguous term that lies somewhere between hiking, hillwalking and rock climbing. Please make sure to wear clothes and sturdy shoes suitable for terrain and a short walk among lush vegetation. Equipment for the Top rope climbing part of the activity is provided by the tour operator. Soft adventure This is an activity with a low to medium level of difficulty. We have planned the tour with families in mind. If you suffer from vertigo there is always an optional route ahead. No previous climbing experience needed, but we assume regular helth and fitness level, but your knees and feet joints must be up to the job. Safety, comfort and delight are key words when we organise our activities.
Blåmusslor, kajak, naturen och livskvalitet. ENJOY SAVORY BLUE MUSSELS AND THE SETTING SUN. Bring your kids, grandma or best friends along on this highly comfortable culinary tour in steady kayaks. If you apreciate peace and quiet, short and comfortable paddling in a spectacularly beautiful nature this is the tour for you! Indulge and enjoy the best of Bohuslän Preparing the blue mussels and enjouing the culinary treat is a major part of this tour. But it is equally important to enjoy the scenic views and good company. This is soft adventure, slow food, nature and family gathering all brought into a 4 hour tour. Relaxing The kayaks are comfortable and stable. The pace is low and adapted to beginners and we stay close to the shore. The guide will give you paddling advice and will also tell you about local customs, lore and the marine life. Cosy Anyone who wishes can take an extra turn with the kayak while the other stay on the island, playing, socializing and enjoying themselves. Blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) with accessories are served with non-alcoholic beverage. You are welcome to bring your own meal beverage, if desired. NB! As the locally harvested blue mussels are temporarily in short supply, we may serve another local delicatessen on this tour: Nephrops Norvegicus (langoustine or Norwegian lobster) Clic the Book Now button to see what time the tour runs on a specific date. Area: LYSEKIL Saltö fjord Season: May-September Requirements: Regular health. Adults need to be able to swim 200 m. Included: Seating in a K2-kayak, sharing with other participants or the tour leader, life jacket, spray deck and paddle. Guide, outdoor meal - blue mussels or langoustines, non-alcoholic meal beverage (water/beer) Bring this: Min 0.5L water (to be stored on top of the kayak), (sun-glasses), (additional beverage of your choice) Duration: 4 hours total (out out of these max 2 hrs in the kayak) Price: Adult: SEK 900 Family discounts avalilable on some departures (amount will show up when initiating a booking) Add-ons: Your own K1 single kayak Lysekil in Bohuslän is perfect as a base for adventures at sea and on land. Outdoor West arranges comfortable, safe and challenging experiences at different levels in this area.
Mountainbike tour with guide that takes you over crags, into gorges and thru forests. The nature around Lysekil is very diverse and you will be amazed. There are 3 levels on our tours. Soft and leisurely pace to let you take in the beauty, a medium pace and a tougher and faster way to enjoy the variation in geology and flora. Make you choice between these three levels: Introduction / leisurely - regular level of fitness and a willingness to try Technical and leisurely - regular level of fitness, motivation and some previous biking experience Speedy and technical - high level of fitness and previous MTB experience Click the BOOK NOW button to select date - and chose your level of difficulty. Area: LYSEKIL Season: April-November Recuriements: Min 12 yrs, min 160 cm tall Participants select level of difficulty according to preferences and personal fitness. Included: Guide, MTB bike, helmet, vest, water bottle. Bring: You might want to bring a back pack for headgear, sun glasses, jacket and a snack. Price:: SEK 700 / adult (min 2 och max 6 persons) Ca 2-3 hours. SEK 900 / adult (min 4 och max 6 persons) Ca 4 hours. Lysekil in Bohuslän is perfect as a base for adventures at sea and on land. Outdoor West arranges comfortable, safe and challenging experiences at different levels in this area.
Work together as a team and support one another as you leave your normal comfort zone. You will walk horizontally on a narrow shelf and climb vertically on a waterfront crag. Please clic the BOOK NOW button for dates and hours LOCATION: Trellebystrand, 4 km from central Lysekil Season: May-September Participants: 3-73 yrs, healthy knees and feet Requirements: God shoes with hard soles that stays tight on the foot during the scrambling part of the tour. Included: Guide, harness, helmet (shoes for top rope climbing part) What to bring: (water, packpack as you may need both hands to hold tight or assist your children/friends) Duration: 2 hours total Price: SEK 400 (family discount available9
Enjoy the sunset and the beautiful granite crags around Lysekil A stable sea kayak and a guide that tells you about Lysekil and its surrounding Nature reserves makes you enjoy the tour even more! You will be paddling in one of the world’s most beautiful archipelagos (according to a recent CNN Traveler listing). Click the Book Now! button to see what date and time the tour runs. LOCATION: LYSEKIL Season: May-September Recommended for: Everyone (Soft Adventure) (Friday evenings 16 years old) Requirements: Regular health What’s included: Guide, seat in a shared K2 kayak, with spray deck, paddle and life jacket. What to bring: (Headgear, sunglasses, retainer for glasses) Duration: 2 hours total (1-1.5 hours seated in the kayak) Price: Adult SEK 550 Optional: Single seating in K1 Kayak
Kayak tour running in calm, sheltered waters in one of the world’s most beautiful archipelagos (according to a recent CNN Traveler listing). You’ll find yourself in “Wilderness light”, after only a few minutes of paddling. Nature reserves Stångehuvud, with smooth granite crags, and the Gullmarsfjord, are just around the corner. Learn more about herring (Clupea harengus) and its importance to the Bohuslän region in the past - and enjoy an open-air herring meal. A stable sea kayak and dry suit makes you enjoy the moment even more! Please click BOOK NOW! to learn more and to see available departures LOCATION: LYSEKIL Season: May-September Recommended for: Everyone (Soft Adventure) Requirements: Regular health, able to swim 200 meters Min age 13 and min height 160 cm What’s included: Guide, seat in a shared K2 kayak, life jacket, spray deck, paddle, outdoor meal What to bring: Headgear, reinforcement garments for the break, sunglasses, (retainer for glasses), water (0.75L, to store on top of kayak) Duration: 4 hours total (2.5-3 hours seated in the kayak) Price: SEK 900 Optional add-ons: Single seating in K1 Kayak Dry suit (early May and late September) Lysekil in Bohuslän is perfect as a base for adventures at sea and on land. Outdoor West arranges comfortable, safe and challenging experiences at different levels in this area.
OUTDOOR WEST SWEDEN
"enjoying the ride is more important than performing"
Our ambition is for everyone to be able to participate, no matter previous experience. You don't have to be neither super fit nor used to outdoor life.
We have been doing guided eco friendly sea kayak tours in Lysekil since 2005 because we want to share the best of Bohuslän with our guests. We arrange guided tours by kayak, bike and climbing activities for "ordinary people".
SOFT ADVENTURE * EVENT * FAMILY FUN * LYSEKIL GUIDE
Lysekil in Bohuslän is perfect as a base for adventures at sea and on land. Outdoor West arranges comfortable, safe and challenging experiences at different levels in this area. Go kayaking, cycling, hiking, climbing or on a more traditional guided walk in the city. There is equipment to rent, too, if you want to go out on your own.