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Sea kayaking – half day

These sessions will provide an opportunity to learn about sea kayaking in one of the country’s finest sea kayaking destinations. Anglesey is a mecca for paddling at all levels.

Our half-day sessions  run on Anglesey’s north west coast out of Borthwen beach, Rhoscolyn. With so many isolated coves, islands and sea caves there is always plenty to see and explore. You will be supported in doing this by an experienced local instructor helping you to learn the skills you need and acting as your guide.

The sessions will last for three hours (with two hours on the water) and will be run by fully qualified and experienced local kayaking instructors. No previous experience is necessary and all kayak clothing and equipment will be provided.

You will meet for your session at our base in Rhoscolyn where there are changing facilities, toilets and showers. Most sessions then take place a short walk away at Rhoscolyn beach. After a short period of instruction in the bay where you will familiarise yourself with your kayak, we will head out to explore the local coastline.

Our sea kayaking taster sessions are for people aged 16 plus.

Adults – £45

Booking

You can easily book a session by clicking on the ‘book now’ button. You will be directed to a calendar page with our external online booking partner where you can select from available dates.

Having selected your dates, you will be able to input the details for your group and make your payment.

Some courses have a minimum number to place the booking.

There is a small booking fee for booking online.

If you need any assistance with making a booking or want to check alternative availability please get in touch using our contact form.

Adults: £45

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Course Details

Where: our base at Outdoor Alternative, Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, LL65 2NQ (venue information here)

What do you need: Swimwear, t.shirt or rash vest, and a pair of old trainers. We will provide your other essential equipment including a wet suit.

Facilities: Changing area, toilets and hot showers, free parking

Important to know: Kayaking requires a reasonable level of fitness and agility and participants should be water confident. Please discuss any concerns with us prior to booking. (see our safety information here)

Age appropriate: 16 plus for sea kayak taster sessions

“Had a great time, learnt new skills and had so much fun even though I capsized twice!!!!”

“Andy took us Sea kayaking today. It was totally brilliant! He was calm, professional, friendly and safe. He was fantastic with the kids (teen and tween) and they both had a blast. He was knowledgeable about the history of the area as well as the wildlife. It was a really great afternoon, we would highly recommend and would definitely do it again when we’re in the area.”

“We did the half day sea kayaking course and went out with Andy. What an absolute fantastic day we had! Andy was a fantastic guide, patient and knowledgeable, we got to see lots of wildlife and will definitely be back for another trip!”

Other kayak courses

sea kayaking - full day

If you have a little kayaking experience this is a great opportunity to get out and explore the local coastline whilst learning the basic skills of sea kayaking.

We will use local venues to provide you with an introduction to the fun and adventure to be had exploring the Anglesey coast by sea.

Adults: £80 (1 day) / £150 ( 2 day)

Wildlife kayaks

Anglesey has a great diversity of marine and bird life - our ‘wildlife’ kayak trips provide a fantastic chance to get up close and personal.

A fantastic chance to get up close and personal with sea birds and seals as you share their environment. Watch peregrine falcons patrol the skies, seals sunbathe on off-shore islands and lions mane jellyfish lurking in the sea caves.

Adults: £60

Family kayaking session

Our family kayaking taster sessions are a great way to get active and try a new adventure sport.

A great way to get active and try a new adventure sport whilst exploring the fabulous Anglesey coast.

Adults: £45
Children: £35

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