Step 3: Get in the canoe
Start by reporting to the reception at Vestbirk Camping. They are ready to inform you about safety and techniques, and will gladly give you tips and tricks. If you never tried canoeing before, then this is a fairly beginner-friendly choise of stretch with calm water and safe conditions. But please note that you start today's trip in a lake. For an even more beginner- and child-friendly stretch, we recommend Tørring-Åstedbro.
Get the canoe in the water at Bredvad Lake. The personnel will instruct you. At first, you will be sailing through Bredvad Lake and Vestbirk Lake - the most open, wide and deep section of today's trip. The lakes are not so big though, that you will experience trouble with waves. Shortly after, you will get to Vestbirk Hydroelectric Plant where you have to get out of the canoe. There is a portage point here. You can transport your canoe on carts, so you do not have to drag it too far. Here, at the hydroelectric plant you have assess to drinking water and a toilet.
You will now continue northwards to the charming village of Voervadsbro where you can enjoy lunch at the local camp site. You will find the camp site on your right hand, seven kilometres after the hydroelectric plant. Now continue for the last, peaceful section of today's trip towards Klostermølle.You will be surrounded by forest and sailing next to the Gudenå Trail, so here you can greet hikers on your right hand side.
Ultimately, you will make your way around the big forest-clad hill The Sugar Loaf, and arrive at historic Klostermølle(The Monastery Mill). A sign will inform that you have arrived.