Classes, walks and kayak tours

Catxalot holds courses, talks and hikesabout seaweed and beach plants for anyone who wants to learn how to harvest and use the seas' delights in a sustainable way. We will be very happy if you after joining us wrote a review on Tripadvisor! See all our bookable courses, walks and kayak tours here!

We also receive study visits when we tell about our work and show the venue. Its possible to rent the venue for meetings and small conferences. You can add activities or tasting. Contact us for suggestions on plans and prices.

Book a lecture with us
We can talk about seaweed, food, sustainability, future tension, skin care, health, maritime experience tourism, how we work, etc.
We are experienced lecturers and have spoken at fairs, festivals, closed groups and schoolchildren.

Seaweed foraging and cooking class

All-day course with seaweed foraging and cooking. You will forage and prepare the seaweeds yourself during this course. After foraging at the beach we go to Catxalot's warehouse in Havstenssund and cook together a variety of dishes that contain seaweeds.
If weather permits, we eat up on our lookout / terrace on the mountain. Read more & book here!

Seaweed safari

Introductory course for those who want to find and harvest seaweed in a sustainable way. Read more and book!

Heal the beach - pick marine litter and taste ocean food

(a company event)
Make an active environmental effort with your colleagues and have a wonderful day outdoors!
The seaweed company Catxalot takes business groups into a beach full of junk where we together create wonders and pleasure. This junk event is a guaranteed unique food and nature experience that unites environment engagement with joy. We clean the beach from marine junk and you learn what is good to eat on the beach - seaweed, mussels, oysters and beach plants. You get exercise, eat good food, learn useful things and make an effort for the environment.
Tasting samples, coffee or a small lunch at the beach are available as an addition. Before the gloves are pulled on, a presentation about marine junk is given.

Pickle seaweeds

On this course, you will harvest seaweeds and mix it in differens pickles.Seaweeds are good for many things and beautiful to decorate with. Read more & book here! 

Oysters & seaweed dinner on a beautiful and tranquil island (Fjällbacka)

Come to Kalvö in Fjällbacka archipelago and discover oysters and seaweed. In what became internationally known as "The world's most beautiful archipelago", you find Kalvö, an island with charming old buildings, tranquility and beautiful scenery. The commodities are already fished and picked so it's just to come! The dinner is served in Everts Hus - a charming old fisherman's cottage on Kalvö. Åsa and Linnéa serves a range of small dishes with oysters, seaweed, fish and / or sea crayfish and inspires what you can do on your own home. It will be an unforgettable wild dinner in a crazy beautiful setting. Read more & book here! 

Seaweed cooking class

Cooking class with and about seaweed - the new exciting vegetable of the sea. Combine this class with a seaweed safari if you also want to learn how to harvest the seaweed yourself. Read more and book! 

Seaweed kayaking tour

Take a guided paddle trip in Grebbestad archipelago where it is close to open sea and the seaweeds are the finest. We look for  the seaweed, paddle at a slow pace and harvest from the kayaks. Using a special tool, we reach the varieties that grow a bit deeper. Read more & book here!

Seaweed kayaking and freediving tour (together with Kajakcentret Nautopp, Grebbestad)

Seaweeed safari in the archipelago of Grebbestad with kayak and snorkling gear. During a day trip we harvest from the sea kayaks and when we are snorkling/freediving). Our guides from Nautopp will guide you safe and carefully and make sure all safety aspects are fulfilled. During the trip the seaweed guide will share information on seasons for harvesting, nutrients and who to make seaweed into healthy snacks.
Read more & book here!

Guided gourmet and history paddle tour (Fjällbacka)

Two beautiful paddle days with foraging wild oysters and seaweeds, sauna bath and luxury overnight stay in a fisherman's cottage on an island in Fjällbacka archipelago. This two-day trip is about oysters, seaweed, fish, archipelago's history, island hooks and sea life.
Read more & book here!

Foraging walk on three islands : flowers and seaweeds

Foraging walk over honey-drenched summer meadows and beaches.
We walk on Road 1188 which crosses the islands of Trossö-Kalvö-Lindö outside Havstenssund. We talk about the flowers and plants we pass, the history of the islands, the stories of the houses and the seaweeds. You will learn which seaweeds and which flowers to eat. We eat flowers from the scented meadows we walk on. Read more & book! 

Musö retreat

3-5 augusti

Ocean SPA class

The finest skin care is the one you make on your own. Seaweed baths, face masks and salty scrubs are simple and fun to move together. During this workshop you will learn to make products for a beneficial face and body treatment with seaweed. Read more & book here! 

Seaweed cooking for chefs

Seaweeds are hot among many restaurants, but at the same time they are a relatively unknown. They are tasty, beautiful, useful, durable and interesting to work with. For those who are curious to get to know seaweed and discover its versatility there is a course, just for chefs! Read more & book here! 

Seaweed lecture with taste samples

We present seaweed that are good to eat and show pictures or seaweed that we picked. You will know what varieties can be eaten, what to do with it, what they contain, season, how to forage them, etc. The presentation ends with a few taste samples. This event is for corporate bookings or private groups. Contact us for information! 

Seaweed safari with a seaweed taste sample buffet

Follow us on a guided tour to the beach that ends with taste samples. Read more & book here!