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Family Sea Kayak Lesson & Tour in Newquay

Family Sea Kayak Lesson & Tour in Newquay

£ 103

Newquay, Cornwall

Snorkeling Newquay's Barrowfields, kayaks drifting, prehistoric echoes.
Beginner
Family-Friendly, Guides & Tours, Lessons & Courses
Minimum age: 3
Newquay, Cornwall
Cancellation: Strict
Minimum booking size: 3
Start time(s): 09:00, 12:00, 15:00
Duration: 2 hours
£ 103

Activity Highlights:

Looking for an unforgettable family experience in Newquay? Dive into our immersive kayak tours! Marvel at the mesmerising landscapes, unravel tales of pirates and smuggles, and enjoy the experience of sea kayaking Newquay’s coastline – tailored for families of all ages.

What To Expect

  • Interactive Kayak Session: Dive into the joy of kayaking with the whole family.
  • Top-Tier Instructors: Passionate and knowledgeable, they’re here to guide and inform.
  • Facilities for Comfort: Use our heated changing rooms, secure storage lockers, hot showers, and separate restrooms.
  • Gear Up: We’ve got you covered with wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets, and the kayaks, of course!
  • Nature and History Collide: Spot local marine life and hear enchanting tales of Newquay’s past.

With over two decades of experience under our belts, we’ve crafted a family-friendly tour around Newquay’s mesmerising coastline. Marvel at towering cliffs, hidden caves, and tales of old smugglers. As tales of pirates and adventures unfurl, watch the kiddos’ eyes light up with excitement! Don’t worry, we will be sure to add some challenge for more experienced kayakers, too; the tour will be tailored to your group.

Get comfy in our state-of-the-art heated changing rooms as we gear you up with top-quality equipment. Our expert guides will then acquaint you with the basics, ensuring everyone is prepped. Our tour will begin on one of two of Newquay’s most picturesque, secret coves. We’ll take a leisurely stroll down, where our kayaks will be waiting for us.

Experience both the double and single kayaks during the tour. We’re flexible; you can switch mid-tour based on your preference. We then set sail, exploring at a pace comfortable for everyone, indulging in stories, games, and the raw beauty of Newquay.

What About The Weather?

We always aim for the best weather slots, but sometimes Mother Nature has other plans. Should the conditions turn, we’ve got alternatives like our Super SUPs, ensuring the same level of adventure, or we can change the time of your tour. However, 95% of our tours go ahead exactly as planned!

Why Choose Us?

We’re Newquay’s longest-running surf school, boasting a legacy of excellence. Our courses promise unparalleled industry standards.

Our brand-new hub, established in 2021, is conveniently near Towan Beach, complete with modern amenities for all your post-adventure needs.

Ready To Jump In?

Slots fill up fast, especially during peak times. So, secure your spot online or chat with the friendly Adventuro team via the online chat with any queries. Dive into tomorrow’s adventure today!

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What's Included:

  • Qualified, knowledgeable kayak instructors to guide you.
  • Private group tour.
  • Heated changing rooms, secure storage, hot outdoor showers, and separate male & female toilets.
  • A full safety briefing, kit familiarisation, and weather condition checks.
  • Wetsuit, buoyancy aid, helmet, kayak, and paddle all provided.
  • Hear tales of the area's rich history, biodiversity, and even spot seals!
  • Enjoy discount cards for food & drink at local bars, and 15% off at Newquay’s Rip Curl store.
  • Need a dog sitter? Just ask and we can help!
  • Don’t worry about rain or bad weather; we have excellent alternatives to ensure a great time!

Facilities

Storage locker
Changing rooms available
Showers Available
Toilets

Group Size of 4 and above: 24% discount

Group Size of 5 and above: 30% discount

Group Size of 6 and above: 33% discount

Group Size of 7 and above: 36% discount

Group Size of 8 and above: 38% discount

Discounts

Discounts

Group Size of 4 and above: 24% discount

Group Size of 5 and above: 30% discount

Group Size of 6 and above: 33% discount

Group Size of 7 and above: 36% discount

Group Size of 8 and above: 38% discount

Frequently Asked Questions

There’s much more to kayaking than simply paddling in a straight line from start to finish. Your session can include much, much more! Learning advanced paddling techniques. Fun games and races. Exploring smugglers caves. Getting up close with wildlife in the natural environment, especially the local Seal population and possibly dolphins. Navigating narrow gullies and riding the natural rapids created by the ocean swell. Learning about local history and points of interest. Watching our coasteering groups as they jump off cliffs is also a great spectator sport!

What better activity to do in the rain than a water activity?  Rain or shine our kayak sessions are the ultimate activity for the family.

As you will be undertaking your session in one of our sit-on-top kayaks, falling in pretty unlikely, and even if it does happen, it is not a problem.  You can just flip the kayak upright and climb back in.  One of our qualified instructors will be on hand to make sure that you are ok and give you any assistance needed.

We can provide a wetsuit so you only need to bring a towel and swimwear. You can wear your own wetsuit if you have one or if you have your own kayak specific waterproofs you may bring these too.  Footwear will also be required so bring either a pair of shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or you can hire from us for £3 a go.  Most importantly please bring a sense of adventure and fun!

Your trip will take you on one of a couple of different routes that we use.  The main route is along the Gazzle which is a large headland just a short paddle from our centre.  Alternatively, we will take you along a sheltered stretch of river located a short drive from the centre. We are happy for you to let us know your preference, and we will use the conditions on the day to help us decide.

Our ocean-based route along Towan headland is rich in wildlife. Common sightings include Grey Seals, and an array of birdlife. There is also the possibility to see Dolphins, Sun Fish, Lion’s mane jellyfish, and Basking Sharks have previously been spotted in the area (don’t worry, they are completely harmless and have no teeth). Our river-based route in the Gannel estuary is very in rich in Birdlife including Herrings, Iceland and Franklin Gulls.

Providing you have fulfilled the minimum requirement of 50 metres swimming capability and you have no current health issues or injuries preventing you from participating in an adventurous activities you are welcome to come! Don’t worry, it’s not a race and you are not expected to be an Olympic-level paddler! Your instructor will make sure the group moves at the pace of the slowest paddler and will assist weak paddlers when needed.

All our Instructors are fully qualified British Canoeing Paddlesport leaders as well as Beach and Surf Safety Lifeguards. Our instructors have years of personal experience in the water, and attend regular site-specific staff training. We also work in close partnership with the RNLI to ensure your safety in and out of the water.

How it works: 

  1. Make a booking.
  2. The centre will accept your booking, usually within an hour or two.
  3. Pay for the booking to confirm it.

If you have specific questions, please put them in the comments section, and the centre will answer before you pay.

If something isn't right or if there are no dates available, then send us a message in the live chat.

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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 

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 

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

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