booking and payment

You can contact us to make your booking in Swedish or English at swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com OR use your own language and I will use google translate to decipher your query!

ALL GUIDING IS DONE IN ENGLISH.

2020 holiday packages run from Friday May 1st until Sunday October 4th.

Outside of this time we may be able to offer guided day trips.

All of the photos on this website were taken by us. Much of the wildlife can be viewed directly from our caravan or within short walks and drives.

The nearby town of Vindeln offers supermarkets, shops and restaurants.

Guided bird watching in Northern Sweden.
Guided bird watching in Northern Sweden.

HOW TO BOOK:

Check our availability and contact us on our online booking calendar. Please state whether your booking request is for bird watching or fishing or caravan only and the number of guests – in the details box. Feel free to add any extra information e.g. we are interested in seeing Great Grey Owls etc.

Or

Email us direct with your query at swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

 

  1. Check flights to Umea, Sweden and let us know your pick up / drop off time at umea airport (if needed).
  2. We will respond by email confirming your booking request.
  3. You then pay 50% of the total cost of the trip via bank transfer or PAYPAL. We are soon adding a paypal button to this website. We can provide our bank details over the phone.
  4. Pay the remaining balance on arrival in Sweden at the start of your trip with us (cash only in either British Pounds, Euros or Swedish Krona).

 

CARAVAN ONLY RENTAL

The caravan is available for rental only at a rate of £400 or 450 Euros or 4 500 SEK per week (seven nights) during the months of June, July and August.

Pick up and drop off at Umea airport or train station may be added (for an extra charge of 600 SEK), if needed.

Fishing, wildlife, city or bird watching tours can be booked as extras during your stay, if desired.

Sweden fishing and birding – calm, restful and picturesque.
sweden fishing and birding.....it's all on your doorstep
sweden fishing and birding…..it’s all on your doorstep

PAYMENT:

50% of total to be paid at time of booking and is non refundable.

Our bank payment details will be provided to you by email at time of booking OR you can book via PAYPAL.

If you need a date change post booking I shall try my best to help you dependent upon availability.

Remaining 50% to be paid on day after arrival in either British pounds or Swedish krona or euros. Cash only. Should you fail to arrive or cancel the booking you do not pay this 50%.

Young Moose (Alces alces) feeding in our forest. Photo taken by sweden fishing and birding.
Young Moose (Alces alces) feeding in our forest. Photo taken by sweden fishing and birding.
Pike fishing Umea Vasterbotten Northern Sweden
Big fish smiles at sweden fishing and birding. Our average fish are over 1m long!
1m plus long is the norm here.
1m plus long is the norm here. No time for haircuts – I am off fishing.

WHY BOOK WITH US?

We offer the whole package. We provide the airport transfers, accommodation, guiding, car, boat and equipment. This saves you money. No dealing with a booking agency, separate hotelier or guide(s).  One contact, one service, one low price.

We deal with groups of no more than five people, making your stay peaceful and tailored to your wishes.

Once with us, whether you are fishing, birding, wildlife watching or simply enjoying a relaxing stay in Sweden everything is on your doorstep. No need for long drives to see and do what you came for.

You have exclusive use of our island and our sauna at no extra charge. 

We collect and return you to Umea airport, taking the stress and expense of hiring a car and driving out of your trip. 

We welcome beginners to experts. We can help you master fishing tactics, how to use boats, engines, fish finders, identify birds or simply share stories about Sweden. Likewise, we love to learn from our guests.

You can engage in your own hobbies. If fishing and birding are not your thing then why not indulge in your own pastimes e.g. Yoga, martial arts, photography, running, literature, meditation and even tennis.
 
You could meet a Swedish Nutcracker!
You could meet a Swedish Nutcracker!

 

You can see me on your doorstep.
You can see me on your doorstep.
 
Finally…..here in Northern Sweden you have a much better chance of witnessing Great grey owl, Moose, Beaver, Reindeer herds and the northern lights than you do further south.
 
reindeer sign sweden fishing and birding
Warning Reindeer sign, Northern Sweden. Photo taken on a road near our house by sweden fishing and birding.
Huge male Reindeer by sweden fishing and birding.
Huge male Reindeer by sweden fishing and birding.
100% catch and release. Sustainable fishing.
100% catch and release. Sustainable fishing.
Northern sweden bird photography by sweden fishing and birding.
Northern sweden bird photography by sweden fishing and birding.

 

Nature is wonderful.
Nature is wonderful.
Umea bird watching tour
Umea bird watching tour

swedenfishingandbirding@gmail.com

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