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Gardenia Cottage Cornwall

Jurassic coast Sea Kayaking Adventure in Dorset

  • Location Dorset
  • Duration 7 hours
  • Price from £90.00
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

We have a great passion for all things sea kayaking and with us being based on the Jurassic coast is the perfect location for you to come and explore the coastline under the guidance of a qualified British canoeing sea kayak leader.
You will find me exploring the wonders of the Jurassic coast from Studland all the way to Ringstead with many beaches to launch from the adventures never end. We want you to join us and share in our passion.
Our Sea kayaking adventures are a full day of exploring from Swanage boat park or Studland beach-dependent on the tides and group ability. You will get to kayak around and through the UNESCO world heritage site of Old Harry Rocks with all its history and fabled tales. Kayak into the caves which are found at the water's edge carved into the rocks of Ballard's point. During your trip, you will learn many new skills while out on the water with our qualified coaches on hand.
Our kayak fleet is made of 13ft Venture islay touring kayaks which are perfect for the shorter sea kayaking trips with comfy seats and outfitting making for a nice on the bum experience and getting to experience real kayaking instead of the sit on top kayaks. You will get to learn more skills on controlling a sit-in kayak having more fun in the waves. With 8 kayaks you can bring all your friends and family along to enjoy the experience with you. Minimum age to participate is 16 years old.
With a full day of exploring there will be time to stop off either in Swanage for lunch or on the beach at Studland both offering a selection of food and drink. You will be notified of the meeting point on booking. Swanage boat park meeting point is North beach Swanage BH19 2bb Studland beach launch is Bramble bush bay Studland just before the Studland ferry. Prior Experience in a kayak is necessary. If you are unsure please get in touch.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • Families

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Details

Day 1

Meeting your guide at 9am you will receive a fun and friendly welcome. We will fill out consent and medical forms and you can change into suitable clothing for the trip. You will get a full briefing on land and adjust your kayaks to give you a comfy trip on the water.
We will head out on to the water where we will give you some coaching covering basic skills kayaking forwards backwards sideways and the brace stroke to help you from capsizing . Once you feel confident on the water we will head off to explore the Jurassic coast. Swanage bay is over 3km in distance with an old and new pier to explore . We have resident dolphins and seals who show up during the summer months so keep your eyes out as they come over to play.
At the end of Swanage Bay we head towards the white chalky cliffs where there is a series of caves and stacks to explore with nesting sea birds including peregrine falcons. Our Jurassic coast sea kayaking trip takes you to the UNESCO world heritage site of Old Harry rocks with its giant archway carved through time. You will get the opportunity to stop at the landmark to explore . This is a great place for your photos to capture your memories forever.
Depending on the groups ability we can carry on to the sandy beaches of Studland for lunch and a break before making the trip back along the coastline to Swanage. This trip is 16km in distance so you will need a reasonable level of fitness to complete the day .

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Equipment Kayak, Paddle, Buoyancy aid, Dry bag , Helmet

    What you'll need

  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Please bring adequate drinks for the trip along with sun cream and a hat while out on the water. There will be a cafe at Studland beach or a ice cream hut in Swanage for refreshments. If you want to bring your own food you will have a dry bag to keep it in.
  • Warm Clothing Please bring a change of clothing to change into after your trip and footwear you are happy to get wet.
  • Waterproofs

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Location

Starting point:

Swanage, UK

Provider

steven

steven

steven is the experience provider for Jurassic coast Sea Kayaking Adventure in Dorset