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Canoe Intro - 2-Day River Skills Course

£ 200

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Canoe Intro – 2-Day River Skills Course
Newton Abbot
Max. group size: 6
Cancellation: Custom
Duration: 2 days
Start time(s): 09:00
£ 200

Activity Highlights:

Join us for a two-day adventure with our River Skills Canoe Intro Course, perfect for those eager to enhance their flat water canoeing abilities in the captivating embrace of natural river environments. Led by our experienced instructor, Dan, this course is designed to be inclusive for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to intermediates.

Key Details

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Location: Multiple locations across the UK
  • Instructor: Dan
  • Suitable for: All ages, beginner to intermediate
  • Capacity: 6 places

Key Skills

  • Personal paddling skills
  • Safety and rescue techniques
  • Canoe setup

What to Expect

Over the course of two days, immerse yourself in a comprehensive experience designed to enhance your canoeing abilities. Under the guidance of our skilled instructor, Dan, you’ll engage in hands-on coaching sessions on natural rivers, where you’ll refine your personal paddling skills, master safety and rescue techniques, and learn the intricacies of canoe setup.

Our approach focuses on individualised action plans, ensuring that you leave the course equipped with the tools and knowledge to continue your skill development beyond the classroom.

Location

We cover various locations in the UK for our courses.

Most of our kayaking courses take place on the River Dart in Dartmoor – meeting point TQ13 7NT.

We also run courses at:

  • Lee Valley White Water Centre (EN9 1AB)
  • The National White Water Centre (LL23 7NU)
  • Holme Pierrepont White Water (LL23 7NU)

We also travel to individuals and clubs to run training and assessments, covering most of England, up to Nottingham and Wales.

You can check the location on the booking form below. If you are unsure, feel free to contact the adventuro team who can help you book onto the right date for you, or organise a location for your session.

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, we recommend participants have prior experience paddling a canoe on flat water. 

Why Choose Us

With 32 years of combined experience, our team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every adventure. Founded by outdoor professionals with international competition experience, we prioritise your safety and enjoyment in the great outdoors.

Our commitment extends beyond providing exceptional experiences; as a 1% for the planet business, we give back to nature with every booking.

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What's Included:

  • Expert instruction from Dan
  • Personalised action plans
  • Memorable experiences on natural rivers

What's Not Included:

  • Equipment hire (available for an additional cost)
  • Minimum number and water fees for courses in natural river environments
  • Transport to and from the meeting point

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course is suitable for beginners to intermediates. Prior experience paddling a canoe on flat water is recommended.

We keep our courses intimate with a maximum capacity of six participants, ensuring personalised attention from our instructor.

Yes, equipment hire is available for an additional cost.

Please enquire after booking for pricing details.

In the event that the minimum number of participants is not reached, the course may be rescheduled or relocated to ensure an optimal experience.

Water fees are not included for courses in natural river environments.

However, courses conducted in man-made venues typically include water fees in the booking cost.

Accommodation is not included in the price. 

We can recommend local accommodation if needed. Please contact the adventuro team using the chat below to enquire. They’ll be happy to help!

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible

  • 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.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Moderate

  • 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.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Firm

  • 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.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Strict

  • To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 30 days before your booking.
  • If you cancel between 7 and 30 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.
  • 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.
  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

Custom Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for any reason, please notify us as soon as possible.

Cancellations made more than 14 days before the course start date will receive a full refund, minus any non-refundable deposit, if applicable.

Cancellations made within 7-14 days of the course start date will be eligible for a 50% refund.

Cancellations made less than 7 days before the course start date will not be eligible for refunds.

  • Where applicable, deposit payments are non-refundable.

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