Kanał Chełst – easy section (Sasinko – Łeba)

Kanał Chełst – easy section (Sasinko – Łeba)

Along the Sarbska Spit

Route length: 14.9 km

Number of days: 1

Number of portages: 2

Recommended trip route: Sasinko (Stilo) – Łeba

Difficulty: easy kayaking route

Obstacles on the route: 2 weirs in the village of Sasinko; the river is periodically overgrown


The Chełst, which is one of the cleanest rivers in Poland, is a river of the Lęborski district. The sources of the river are located near Gościęcin. The river runs down a series of ravines, next to the Choczewskie Cisy (Choczew Yew-Trees) nature reserve, goes past moving dunes and crosses Lake Sarbsko. It flows into the Łeba River at the village of Łeba. The river is navigable on a 15-km stretch. There are two portages and the trip takes 1 day.

  • Trail length: 14,9 km
  • Difficulty: easy section