Boat trips from Daftö

If you would like to experience the West Coast and Bohuslän properly, then we recommend a boat trip out to sea. Here the winds are salty and the experiences many.

Daftö Resort is located between the cities of Gothenburg and Oslo. If you are used to city pulse, the tranquillity of the sea will be palpable. Many boat trips depart from Daftö, several times a week in summer, and at other times of the year we can arrange trips to order. You can also make your way out to North Koster and South Koster by boat all the year round from the centre of Strömstad.

Archipelago trip

The boat trip departs from Daftö’s jetty and heads out to the islets and skerries in Kosterhavet National Park. If we’re in luck, we may see the odd seal close up, and we will look out for several species at the edge of the sea before stepping ashore on one of the many islands in the archipelago. At the same time as you are hit by the incredible nature experiences of the Koster Sea, a guide talks to us about the history of the area, and we are served a tasty meal. The boat departs from Daftö at 6 pm and returns at about 10 pm.

When: Wednesdays, weeks 27-31. The boat departs from Daftö at 6 pm and returns at 10 pm.
Price: 395 SEK per adult, 195 SEK per child aged 13-17 years and 110 SEK per child aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 years travel free but still need to be booked. 
Book: Boat tickets can be bought in the reception at the latest the day before.

Shrimp trawling in the Koster Sea

You have probably enjoyed tasty shrimps many times, but it is less likely that you know about the work that is done before the shrimp reaches your mouth. On the boat trip ‘Shrimp trawling in the Koster Sea’ we head out to the Koster Sea together. We meet up with a fishing boat and follow its work for a while. When the trawl is up, we go aboard the fishing boat and eat the tastiest and freshest shrimps you’ve ever tasted. The price for the trip includes the boat journey, fresh shrimps and guiding. Drinks are extra.

When: The boat departs from Daftö’s excursion jetty on Tuesdays, weeks 27-32 at 4:50 pm and returns at about 9:30 pm.
Price: 655 SEK per adult, 335 SEK per child aged 13-17 years and 110 SEK per child aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 years travel free but still need to be booked. 
Book: Buy a ticket in the reception at the latest 12 noon on the departure day.

Boat trip to the Koster Islands

The boat departs from Daftö’s excursion jetty to Ekenäs jetty in South Koster. Ekenäs is close to Rörvik swimming beach, cycle hire, restaurants and a kiosk. There is also a ‘Naturrum’ (nature information centre) where you can learn all about the nature and animal life in Koster National Park, a petting aquarium exhibition, multi-slide presentation, film, books and brochures. The nature information centre is open all the year round and admission is free.

Ekenäs is in short a good starting point for a day of experiences on Koster. 

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, weeks 26-33 at 10 am. The boat trip between Daftö and Koster takes approx. 45 minutes. The boat departs from Daftö at 10 am and returns from Koster at 3:50 pm.
Price: 195 SEK per adult and 95 SEK per child aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 years travel free but still need to be booked. 
Book: Boat tickets can be bought in the reception at the latest on the day before.

Smuggler trip in the archipelago

A historic trip with stories from the days of the Smuggler King. The trip goes through Strömstad and Koster Archipelago. On board we have a visit from the Smuggler King himself. He talks about his life during the smuggler period, while food and drink are served on board. 

When: The boat departs from Daftö on Thursdays, weeks 27-32 at 5:30 pm and returns at about 9:30 pm.
Price: 395 SEK per adult, 195 SEK per child aged 13-17 years and 110 SEK per child aged 6-12 years. Children under 6 years travel free but still need to be booked. The price includes the boat trip, meal and guiding.
Book: Boat tickets can be bought in the reception at the latest on the day before.


Island hopping in Bohuslän

In western Sweden, there are many options for those who want to island hop in the archipelago and get close to skerries, islets, salty spray and windswept jetties and cliffs. Day trips or an experience over several days with accommodation and time to make many memories to look back on. Read more about island hopping in Bohuslän here. 

Photo: Mikael Göthagen and Jonas Ingman/vastsverige.com 

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