Jersey Kayak Adventures

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Introduction to Kayaking Courses

Experience the superb coastline of Jersey and develop your kayak skills on our sea kayak courses.

All courses are run by experienced British Canoeing coaches who are passionate about kayaking and are local residents who have kayaked worldwide. We’ll show you some of the best kayaking around Jersey. Derek Hairon is the author of the Channel Island section of Southeast England and Channel Islands sea kayaking guidebook.

Our ratios do not exceed 8 clients to 1 instructor. On many courses, the ratio is reduced.

1:1 lessons for both sea kayak and sit-on-tops can be arranged.

All equipment including male and female sized wetsuits is supplied. Drysuit hire is possible.

If you do not see, what you want, contact Derek.


Introduction to Sea Kayaking Courses

For anyone who wants to discover sea kayaking or, improve their paddle skills.

Our choice of user-friendly sit-on-top or sit inside sea kayaks means you’ll quickly master the basics. Accompanied by expert local staff explore caves, arches, and remote beaches. All the time we’ll keep our eyes open for dozens of different seabirds.

We aim to kayak from as many different locations as possible during the course and not remain stuck in one bay.

Special price, if you have all your own equipment.

A choice of 5 Sunday morning or weekday classes (Mon-Friday mornings) £207.50

2020 Dates

Email us for private lessons.

Ideal for anyone considering taking up kayaking or is unsure, if this activity is for them.

Introduction to Sea Kayaking 1 Day Course

The marketplace for kayaks and kit is large – and it is easy to buy the wrong gear. This course will not only develop your skills but may also save you money. Over 6 hours we’ll cover essential paddle techniques, safety and get top tips from some of the islands most experienced kayakers and the author of “Sit-on-top Kayak. A Beginner’s Manual”.

Those planning to go (or already are) kayak fishing can practice capsize and rescue methods with fishing gear on board along with anchoring techniques.

£110 per adult. Reduced price, if you have all your own equipment and a kayak

All equipment is supplied along with a selection of sit-on-top/sit inside kayaks to help you discover which design is best for you.

Contact us for dates. 0900-1500

Contact us for other dates.

One-Off Kayaking Classes

Our daily  Kayak Tours are ideal for anyone wanting to see if they enjoy kayaking before committing to a course.


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