90-Minute Sit-on-Top, Sea Kayak or Canoe Taster in Torquay

90-Minute Sit-on-Top, Sea Kayak or Canoe Taster in Torquay

£ 30

Torquay

90-Minute Sit-on-Top, Sea Kayak or Canoe Taster in Torquay
Taster & Beginner
Family-Friendly, Guides & Tours
Minimum age: 4
Torquay
Max. group size: 8
Cancellation: Firm
£ 30

Activity Highlights:

Discover the exhilaration of kayaking and canoeing with our 90-minute Introduction Taster Tour, ideal for beginners and young families seeking a confidence-building adventure. Explore Babbacombe Bay while learning essential paddling skills from our expert guides.

Key Details

  • Duration: 90 minutes (20 minutes briefing, 60 minutes tour, 10 minutes packing down).
  • Minimum Participants: 4 people or £120 for fewer.
  • Boat Options: Solo, tandem, or 3-seater kayaks. Canoes also available. 
  • Price: Groups of 1-4: £120  Groups of 6: £150
  • Location: Oddicome Beach

What to Expect

Launch on a journey through the scenic Babbacombe Bay, immersing yourself in the coastal landscape while honing your paddling skills. Our 90-minute tour begins with a comprehensive briefing and equipment familiarisation, ensuring you feel comfortable and confident in your chosen boat.

As you paddle along the coastline, our expert guides will share their in-depth knowledge of paddle sports, covering everything from boat design to navigating diverse water environments. Delve into the intricacies of sea kayaking or canoeing, and learn essential manoeuvring techniques and safety precautions under the guidance of experienced instructors.

Whether admiring secluded coves or encountering local wildlife, each moment on the water promises excitement and discovery. 

Location

All tours depart from Oddicombe Beach, offering access to incredible coastal landscapes and calm waters ideal for kayaking and canoeing.

Prerequisites

Participants must be at least 4 years old and fit into a safety buoyancy aid. Children under 14 paddle tandem with an adult, while 14-year-olds can share a kayak. Tours require a minimum of 4 participants to operate.

What to Bring

No technical clothing or equipment is necessary. Simply wear swimwear or a wetsuit in spring or autumn, or shorts and a t-shirt in summer. Quick-dry clothing like rash vests are recommended. All groups should also bring at least a litre of water to share whilst on the tour.

Why Choose Us

Established in 2017, our experienced team with over 40 years of local expertise, ensures a safe and informative tour. Tailored for beginners and families seeking adventure and skill development on the water, you’ll explore the beauty of Babbacombe Bay and create unforgettable memories with loved ones. 

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What's Included:

  • 90-minute guided tour
  • All necessary equipment
  • Briefing and equipment familiarisation
  • Expert guidance from experienced instructors

What's Not Included:

  • Swimwear/wetsuit in spring or autumn
  • Shorts/t-shirt in summer
  • Quick dry clothing
  • Drinks/refreshments
  • Transport to/from the meeting point

Frequently Asked Questions

Participants aged 4 and above can join the tour, with children under 14 requiring adult supervision. Teens aged 14 and older can paddle independently or share a kayak.

We recommend wearing swimwear or a wetsuit during cooler months. In warmer weather, shorts and a t-shirt are sufficient. Quick-dry clothing and rash vests are also ideal.

No previous experience is necessary. Our Taster Tour caters to beginners, providing a comprehensive briefing and guidance from expert instructors to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Safety is our top priority. In the event of adverse weather, we may reschedule the tour to ensure optimal conditions for paddling. Participants will be notified in advance of any changes.

Yes, solo paddlers are welcome. Please contact us via the Adventuro online chat to arrange your booking and discuss availability. We can also accommodate larger groups with advance notice.

As long as your teenagers are over 14 and you stay on the beach, we can take them out for a tour in a tandem boat together.

They can only go solo if they are accompanied by an adult in a separate boat and any child under 14 must be accompanied by an adult in the same boat.

We cater to children aged 4 and above, provided they can fit a safety Buoyancy Aid. This tour can run with less than 4 people but is £120 to book. If you want to discuss your booking, please contact the Adventuro team using the online chat.

Extras / Options

Select how many groups of 1-4 people you would like to book. 

Select how many groups of 6 people you would like to book. 

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  • You can cancel until 48 hours before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 24 hours beforehand and the full amount after 24 hours 

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  • You can cancel until 5 days before your booking for a full refund
  • If you cancel after that, you’ll pay 50% up to 48 hours beforehand and the full amount after 48 hours 

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  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 14 days before their booking
  • If you cancel between 7 and 14 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the booking starts, you’ll pay the full amount

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  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 days before your booking, you’ll pay 50% of the cost
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  • You can also receive a full refund if you cancel within 48 hours of paying, if the cancellation occurs at least 14 days before the booking starts

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