ABOUT GAUJA XXL

GAUJA XXL 2021 is planned from 30th of April till 2nd of May  2021.

International kayaking marathon Gauja XXL have history since year 2010, the participants came form Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Great Britain, USA, Finland and Russia. The Gauja XXL is a multi-event complex, which occurs at the same time in late April on river Gauja:

90 km team relay race – 5 section relay race. Each section is about same length as one day tourism route. This is eligible for everybody.

90 km individual race – a challenge to identify the limits of endurance and strength.

310 km individual race – the longest kayaking marathon in Europe.

420 km team relay – the longest and only one competition of this kind in the world (confirmed by Guinness Book of Records).

Gauja XXL Ultimate – 420 km long adventure and survival race for strongest ones.

International kayaking marathon Gauja XXL offers to check your strength in a unique paddling marathon on one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. River Gauja is 424 km long; it starts in Vidzeme Upland, flows through intact and scenic places with deep forests, clean meadows with high banks and rocks, next river floats thru Gauja National Park and inflows into the Gulf of Riga. River Gauja valley has remained intact and it is real rarity in whole Europe.

Come and enjoy!