Kayaking in Newquay

Kayak Lessons Tours and Hire in Cornwall

Experience the Cornish coast from the water with NWSC Kayaking tours, lessons and kayak hire in Newquay, Cornwall.

Kayaking is an exciting and fun activity that’s relatively easy and accessible for everyone.You can have a go in a single or two person, rigid, highly maneuverable sit-on-top kayaks.

Our sit-on-top kayaks can be used for beginner to intermediate lessons. Come on a scenic wildlife coastal and estuary tour. Alternatively ride the waves in our waveski lessons.

We can teach you all aspects of beginner to intermediate Kayaking techniques. Guided in a fun and safe environment by our knowledgeable and expert staff. At our prime location in Newquay Harbour, we offer the best facilities at our base. We have the best location on the North coast for beginner to intermediate Kayaking lessons and tours.

We also offer Kayak Hire in Newquay. Check out our Kayaking activities below as well as Waveski – Kayaking in the surf. & Kayak Fishing – Catch fish using our specialized fishing kayaks and rods

HOW TO BOOK – Please pre-book – Book online today – Click on the blue “Book Now” button next to the activity you would like. The date may skip to tomorrow, but if you would like some thing for today or have any difficulties booking, give us a call.

Some activities have a minimum of 3 persons to take place so do call us and we will be able to book you in. Call 01637 498200.

All customers are being placed in arrival time slots to maintain social distancing; we may contact you straight after booking to adjust the time if there is a clash. Everything is taking place outside to maintain social distancing.

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Kayak Lesson with Coastal Tour = Explore the hidden coastline

All equipment and instructors are included with a mini lesson for Beginners or more experienced refresher lesson. Once we are happy that everyone is safe and can paddle you will follow our guides on a coastal paddle adventure of Newquay’s hidden coastline. You will be exploring our native wildlife, caves and the swell of the rocky coast all under paddle power.You will arrive for a safety briefing, kit up, then a brief land lesson and straight into the sheltered waters for paddle techniques and coaching. Once confident you’ll paddle along the coast exploring the stunning coastline and then eventually head back to base for a debrief.  Age 5+ (Age 5 to 11 years old’s must share a 2 seater kayak with a parents or guardians.)

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Private Group Kayak Session

All equipment and instructors are included in our WSA Sit on Top Kayak Lesson where you will learn many skills to have you paddling in no time on your exclusive session. If you have experience, have a mini lesson and tour or want to learn anything specific to our sit on top kayaks, let our instructor know. You will arrive for a safety briefing, we will get you kitted up, then off for to the shoreline and straight into the sheltered waters for paddle techniques and coaching, debrief and then eventually head back to base. Age 5+ (5 to 11 year olds must have a parent taking part to share a 2 seater kayak). We have single seat & double seat kayaks if you would like to buddy up.

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Kayak Intro Lesson = Calm water beginner lesson

All equipment and instructors are included in our WSA Sit on Top Kayak Lesson where you will learn many skills to have you paddling in no time. You will arrive for a safety briefing, we will get you kitted up, then off for to the beach and shoreline for brief land lesson and then straight into the sheltered waters for paddle techniques, coaching and perhaps some games. Look out you might see our resident grey seals whilst in our harbour.Eventually we will return to shore for a debrief and time to grab a shower and get changed. Age 5+ (5 to 11 year olds must have a parent take part in the activity to share a 2 seater kayak). We have single seat & double seat kayaks if you would like to buddy up.

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121-221 Kayak Session

All equipment and instructors are included in our WSA Sit on Top Kayak Lesson where you will learn many skills to have you paddling in no time on your exclusive session. If you have experience or have just bought a Kayak and want to learn anything specific to our sit on top kayaks, let our instructor know. You will arrive for a safety briefing, we will get you kitted up, then off for to the shoreline and straight into the sheltered waters for paddle techniques and coaching, debrief and then eventually head back to base, grab a shower and get changed. Age 5+ (5 to 11 year olds must have a parent taking part/ on site during the whole activity). We have single seat & double seat kayaks if you would like to buddy up. Select 1 or 2 people when booking online.

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GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR 2021

Book today or Call us for details on

01637 498200

or

07535103119

  • All Equipment included – Winter Wetsuit / Buoyancy Aid / Helmet / Sit On Top Kayak/ Paddle.
  • Fully Qualified Expert Instructor.
  • Duration of activity varies depending on type selected from 1 or 2 hours – you will be with us for about 2/2.5 Hours.
  • All activities run daily.
  • Beach & ocean Safety / Warm Up & Practice / Paddle Techniques/calm sheltered water lesson (Beginner Lesson)/ sea tour paddle along coast (Mini lesson with coastal sea tour)/ Lesson Review.
  • Free Snaps – Or we can organise a professional photographer or video grapher to capture your lesson or experience. This can be arranged in advance at time of booking with our in house team for a small charge.
  • NOT INCLUDED – You will need to bring a towel, swimming costume or swim shorts, pair of lace up trainers you don’t mind getting wet, waterproof sunblock and a hair band to tie back long hair.

Our Facilities in Newquay Harbour

  • Just 200 yards from 2 golden sandy beaches & only safe launch and sheltered water teaching facility in Newquay.
  • Pay and Display parking right outside the centre- TR7 1HT – 50 spaces & 2 Blue Badge parking.
  • Inspected and Licensed by Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) to take juniors on adventurous activities & Public Liability Insured.
  • Showers & Lockers; Men’s & Ladies changing facilities. (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE DURING COVID)
  • Food – Tiki Hawaiian BBQ and meal deals available on our sun deck.
  • Drink – Best Coffee ever & Hot & Cold Drinks available- Free Water Refills (bring a bottle).
  • Dog friendly – We have quiet sheltered kennels with water and can houses your pet indoors during your activity with us for a short period (your buddy must get a long with other dogs, not bark when left, be up to date with jabs and flea treatments.) Must Pre-book as we have limited availability.

Who's it for?

Kayaking and waveskiing is suitable for everyone. Our tandem boats enable us to take both young and old, experienced or not. We can teach you everything you need to have a great time and if you can’t get to grips with it you can always enjoy spending your session with one of our instructors on a tandem kayak.
Age – 5 to 18 year old’s must be accompanied by an Adult.
Ability – Swim (Buoyancy Aids will be worn)

Why choose NWSC?

Our team of experienced expert staff will look after you every step of the way, highly qualified, safe and fun.
We provide exceptional quality as well as excellent value. We have  changing facilities at our HQ in Newquay Harbour, a great place to relax after your day with us and take in the views with a relaxing drink or two.

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Have you had a lesson and fancy a paddle on your own or with friends?

WHY NOT HIRE FROM US!
We are right on the waters edge with two beaches 20 paces away right on our doorstep and the whole of Newquay’s beaches ready to explore. Simply pre-book with us today and secure your kit. We are in Newquay Harbour so its perfect and safe place to launch and we’ll sort you out with everything you require.

All water craft come with buoyancy aids and safety equipment required. You will need to take a mobile phone with you whilst out on the water. Mobile phone cases can be bought in our checkout when booking your hire.

You will be briefed on where and when to go to make sure you are comfortable.

All hire rates are subject to availability so it’s advisable to book in advance. All activities are weather permitting and are subject to sea conditions. Click here for our hire centre booking and prices.

Hour – Hire

1 Hours

£15

Single Kayak

or

£30

Double Kayak

This Inc. Wetsuit, Buoyancy Aid, Paddle, Kayak and Helmet.

To Hire – Card you pay with & Matching photo i.d required on arrival

BOOK YOUR HIRE ONLINE – HIRE CENTRE

Half Day – Hire

3 Hours

£25

Single Kayak

or

£45

Double Kayak

This Inc. Wetsuit, Buoyancy Aid, Paddle, Kayak and Helmet.

To Hire – Card you pay with & Matching photo i.d required on arrival

BOOK YOUR HIRE ONLINE – HIRE CENTRE

Full Day – Hire

Pick Up anytime from 9.30am & return by 5pm same day (lifeguards go off duty)

£35

Single Seat Kayak

or

£65

Double Kayak

inc. Wetsuit, Buoyancy Aid, Paddle, Kayak and Helmet

To Hire – Card you pay with & Matching photo i.d required on arrival

BOOK YOUR HIRE ONLINE – HIRE CENTRE

Over Night – Hire

Pick Up anytime from 9.30am must be returned the next day at 9am

£40

Single Seat Kayak

or

£70

Double Kayak

inc. Wetsuit, Buoyancy Aid, Paddle, Kayak and Helmet

To Hire – Card you pay with & Matching photo i.d required on arrival

BOOK YOUR HIRE ONLINE – HIRE CENTRE