The Secret Sauna at Bungay, on the River Waveney by packrafts and paddle boards.

The Secret Sauna. Now being an avid sauna user when a post popped up on facebook, showing a photo of this little sauna nestled amongst the willows next to the river It immediately grabbed my attention.

Secret Sauna.

The post was on the Facebook group East of England Paddlesports so I knew it had to be fairly local to me.

After further hunting, I found the facebook page for the sauna itself.

The sauna is called the Secret Sauna. Once you visit you will understand why.

The secret sauna is a wood-fired sauna cabin perched on the banks of the River Waveney, in Wainford which is close to Bungay, Suffolk on the Suffolk and Norfolk border.

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X1 Packraft by Aqua-Xtreme | Test Paddle on the River Waveney.

The X1 packraft from Aqua-Xtreme is an absolutely brilliant packraft in many ways.

aqua extreme X1 packraft

The main two points that makes the X1 stick out is that it is half the price compared to other high end packrafts and secondly, the quality and durability matches the high priced packrafts on the market.

The X1 packraft is perfect to extend your adventures and tackle areas from a different aspect.

Packrafting will open so many doors to different adventures. Whether you are visiting areas that you regularly go to or if your trying something different like bike rafting.

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Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou. Opening doors to adventure.

Opening doors to adventure by Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou.

Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou! it’s what it was designed for.

I’d never heard of this as an adventure and wasn’t to sure whether it was my thing.

After giving it ago I can really see the advantages and it has also made me see just how much I need a packraft in my life!

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Alpacka Caribou Packraft opening doors to adventure.

I have been sent this Alpacka Caribou Packraft from Packraft Europe to test and review and I have become completely fixated and fell in love with it.

Alpacka Caribou Packraft
Alpacka Caribou Packraft being used to explore a small waterway

I wasn’t sure what to expect as I don’t have any experience with these packable boats. After a couple of sessions paddling it I’ve realised just how many opportunities packrafts can give you.

They really do open up so many doors of adventure. Whether it is helping negotiating a river on a multi day hike, fishing or exploring areas with very difficult access.

I plan to use this to explore some local rivers hardly ever paddled combined day and overnight hikes.

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