Beaver safari

Go for an evening boat trip in search for beavers and other wildlife. We will light a camp fire for a meal at a small island in the lake. We have seen Beavers on nearly every trip during the last 10 years.

We meet up at the reception for an introduction to Sweden’s wildlife as well as practical guidelines on how to act to increase our chances to see these animals in the wild. We will then enter our rubber boat and cruise across a lake in silence using an electric motor. We will soon make a stop at Färna´s smallest island where sit down by a fire for something to eat. We typically have thin slices of smoked meat wrapped up in a flat bread together with organic vegetables. There is also juice and locally crafted Ferna Forge beer. There will be organic coffee and tea as well as some sweet cookies.
We then spend the evening silently cruising up and down a narrow stream where beavers and other wildlife can be seen. Our guides are experienced and professional naturalist guides. We return to Färna after dark.

Starting times
This is an evening trip and the starting and ending time for this tour depends on the season as follows.

June - July: 18 - 23 h
August- September 30: 17 - 22 h

Price
Adult 1450 SEK
Children under 16 yrs 725 SEK
Student under the age of 26 yrs 1250 SEK

Recommendations
The season between April and September is usually good for beaver watching. June and July means better light conditions for photography but it also means we need stay out later at night.

Recommended minimum age is 8 years as we often stay out until late in the evening. This tour involves no walking. There will be max 7 persons with one guide. With two guides there may be up to 14 participants out during the same evening.

Booking and more information
These tours are arranged by our partner Wild Sweden.
Read more and book on their website:

 

 

What's included?

  • Boat trip by guide
  • Buoyancy vest
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor dinner
  • Farna blackberry drink or beer
  • Rain ponchos and warm blankets

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