Be shown the secret coves and beaches only known by our local instructors, whilst picking up sea kayaking skills from our experienced guides. We’ll ease you in with some splashing about on Applecross bay covering all the basics on day one, including a short coastal trip, before we take you on an unforgettable expedition.
Wildlife is ever present on the coastal fringes and local Islands allowing us a chance to see Puffins, Whales, seasonal Dolphins, and the ever present Porpoises. This is a great beginner / improver introduction to sea kayak expeditioning with time to train & learn properly, whilst experiencing nature at its finest.
2019 planned dates (please message us before booking):
April 29 - May 3
May 13 - 17
May 27 - 31
June 10 - 14
June 17- 21
July 8 - 12
July 22 - 26
Aug 5 - 9
Aug 19 - 23
Sep 23 - 27
Oct 21 - 25
Day 1A relaxed morning learning the foundation skills of paddling. Use of the paddle and all the basic control techniques will be covered. In the afternoon we’ll develop these skills to put you fully in control of your kayak ready for progressing towards intermediate skills tomorrow.
Day 2Some more practice of the day one skills with progression into the paddle skills that help you to be stable. The afternoon is given over to learning how to help each other get back into your kayaks - essential safety skills for anyone kayaking at sea (don't worry - no one will be made to go upside down during this week!)
Day 3A planning session in the morning will offer you an insight into how to plan a multi-day expedition safely - weather, tides, charts & navigation, kit needs and general safety tips all feature. From late morning we’ll begin packing and preparing before paddling off into the wilderness...
Day 4Exploring the amazing surroundings via kayak.
Day 5Return on Friday afternoon feeling refreshed and totally hooked on wilderness kayaking!
This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:
- Hen / Stag parties
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