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Vildmark i Varmland

Box 209 | Robjorkeby 7A, Torsby 685 25, Sweden
+46 560 140 40
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Our ultimate childhood dream? Timberrafting like Huckleberry and Tom in the Mark Twain books... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Lenteliedjes
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The Netherlands
Great experience, but extremely exhausting with two people

Building a raft is without a doubt an amazing experience and especially the trip down the calm... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
LaraV206
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Vildmark i Varmland offer unforgettable outdoor experiences. You build your own raft of logs and ropes and go down the river Klaralven in Varmland/Sweden. You do self-guided canoe trips in lakes and rivers. You do the experience - we will arrange the practical!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Box 209 | Robjorkeby 7A, Torsby 685 25, Sweden
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Our ultimate childhood dream? Timberrafting like Huckleberry and Tom in the Mark Twain books... Still young at heart but going on 40, we decided that there's no time like the present, so we went and did it! It was SO worth it on many different...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your nice review! We want to create memories and it seems you will not forget this. We are so glad that you enjoyed the trip!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Building a raft is without a doubt an amazing experience and especially the trip down the calm, beautiful river is a fantastic memory that we will cherish for a very long time. However, there are three things we found that could be improved: firstly, the...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your informative review! About building the raft it is an effort, but it is hard to describe how physical demanding it is, because all guests have different conditions. We have assessed that this tour is possible to do for two adults, but...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We did the one day trip with 2 adults and two teen agers. In the afternoon 15.00 - 19.00 we built the wooden/timbre raft (vlot) and slept in one of the stugby's at Klaralvens. It is fun but also quite an effort. It is a...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your visit and your review! You are right it is an effort!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are so proud to have done the 5 day raft tour (Northern route). We are a family of four: kids are 6 and 8 years old and weren't much of a help with building or maneuvering the raft. But we, the parents, managed it...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

I read your wonderful review with a smile on my lips, because I also remember when we did this journey with our kids. We spent over 4 hours in a backwater - we did actually had to take raft into two parts, so we could...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

4 of us booked the wilderness Bergslagen canoe tour with Vildmark I Varmland and we booked the week 23rd June to 1st August. We booked 2 canoes, catering equipment, provisions and maps. The equipment was fantastic, the provisions were more than enough and with 4...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your nice feedback and that you enjoyed the canoe trip in Bergslagen! Welcome back! IngMarie Vildmark i Värmland

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Our family motto, is "families who play together, stay together". So we travelled from Stockholm to have fun on the river. The campsite is lovely, in fact we stayed for three nights so the we could visit the surrounding area. Building the raft is hard...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your response and that you liked the hard work, which is really is! I assume that you booked the 2-days/one night package. This is very good if you want to "have a try", but still have some comfort with cottage during the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We did a four day raft trip, the southern route. You get to build your own raft which is hard work and takes longer than you would think. We ended up building a single raft, taking the advice of the staff, this was based on...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

It is really hard moments going timber rafting. Thank you for your good describing of this adventure!

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Our Scout troop chose the 100 km rafting experience down Klaralven for it's summer camp and were not dissapointed. A professional setup able to cater for novices like us. Good instruction on building the rafts and information on the trip. The 5 days of rafting...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for you nice comments! It is really a mix of relaxation and challenge. And to enjoy the minutes of relaxation you need to learn how the raft and stream is working, which takes some days...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you are taking a trip to Sweden to enjoy the beautiful country life of this amazing nation it would not be complete without a timber rafting trip. You start from the facilities in klaralvyn. I would recommend not to leave the camping and have...More

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vildmark, Ägare at Vildmark i Varmland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for you feedback for timber rafting 2 days! Did you book the comfort package where dinner is included at the hotel? In this case you will be in a hurry to get ready before they close the kitchen. We have decided not to...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

We, a family of four, built our own raft and went down the river for four days with two kids, age 10 and 12. It was a lot more demanding than we thought. We got stuck several times, on rocks and on sand, and had...More

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It is different from year to year, but one thing is always the same. The mosquitos are never on the water. They are next to land in the bushes. August, at least the later part, is colder in the night and therefore it is less... More
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