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Water activities

In North Jutland, you have plenty of options when it comes to activities by or on the water. Go fishing by the lakes, rivers and in the sea, go sailing, try your hand at surfing or rent a kayak and canoe. The opportunities are many. 

With its long coastline, fjord and many rivers, North Jutland offers an abundance of water activities. Water is part of the identity of Northern Jutland. The coastal towns of North Jutland range from the small villages such as Sæby on the east coast to the bustling life of Aalborg waterfront.

Angling in North Jutland

North Jutland encompasses all types of fishing and especially along the west coast there are plenty of possibilities to go on a fishing trip The boats M/S Albatros and Star Ocean are sailing from Hirtshals and in Thy it is possible to join a fishing tour to the Yellow Reef which is know for large catches of fish, with the boats Rederiet Gule Rev and Kutteren T248 Skagerak.

At Thorupstrand in the area of Jammerbugten the local fishermen offer trips with the boat Nordsøen.

Fiskermand står og fisker i havet

Read more about angling in North Jutland

Canoe and kayak

Apart from boat trips on the fjors or on the sea it is possible to go on a canoe- or kayaktour. Canoes can be rented at Uggerby StreamVoer Stream and Lindenborg Stream and all offer different routes throughout the landscape. Along the routes you will find shelters and some of the coziest inns in North Jutland. Vestre Fjordpark in Aalborg, Lindholm Fjordpark and Mariager Fjord are also offering kayaks and not only canoes.

Find all canoe and kayak rentals in North Jutland here.

Maritime Events

Maritime events is part of the history of Northern Jutland. Each year during week 37 the "Around the Limfjord" (Limfjorden rundt) event starts, and it will go by harbour towns such as Løgstør, Nykøbing Mors and Thisted. Find all maritime events in North Jutland.

Limfjorden med båd

Islands and fjords in North Jutland

Beautiful views in Northern Jutland
Udsigten fra Børglum Kloster over Bålhøj
Spend the night under the stars
solnedgang i shelter på vandet
Jomfru hummer festival
Bed and Breakfast
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