Boats

Canoeing on the Camel

This is an amazing trip exploring the beautiful Camel Estuary, Ideal for those who would like a more relaxed experience, bird watchers and younger families.

Canoes are one of the oldest known forms of transport, it is a great way to get in touch with nature and explore our beautiful waterways in the same way our ancestors would have.

Price: £45

Duration: Approximately 2 hours on the water.

Minimum Recommended Age: This can vary greatly depending on your group If you have any one under the age of 12 then please contact us to discuss your options.

Under 18s must be accompanied by there parent or legal guardian.

What to bring: You must bring suitable footwear that you don't mind getting wet (trainers or wetsuit boots are perfect) , weather appropriate clothing (i.e. warm clothes if its cold, waterproofs if its raining) any medication you may require (asthma pumps, epi-pens etc)

A spare set of warm clothes to wear.

 

We also recommend bringing a swimsuit, towel, sun-cream and a bottle of water.

What's Included: A highly experienced and qualified instructor, Canoes and paddles, buoyancy aids and river fees.

Fitness: This is a much more relaxed experience compared to our kayak and coasteering tours in a much calmer venue however, it is still a physical activity and at times we may be in some remote areas. If you have any illness or injuries that may affect your ability to participate or any concerns about your fitness please contact us before booking.

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What We Do

Your Instructor will teach you the basics of paddling your canoe as well as some safety before taking you on a trip along the stunning Camel Estuary.

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Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

This really is Cornwall at its best, you will be exploring the estuary around Padstow, paddling along quiet creeks and learning about the fascinating history of the area from your guide.

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Wildlife

The Camel estuary is a safe haven for a number of different species, it is a breeding ground for Sea Bass, has a creek with a large heron nesting site and is even home to our beautiful otters (although it is very rare to see these shy creatures).