Intro to Kayaking Half Day
Adventure Carrick is perfectly located to explore some of South West Scotland’s finest coastlines and inland lochs. Our qualified instructors frequently run kayaking sessions for those wanting to give the activity a try. We have a variety of boats according to the kind of journey you might want to take and will provide you with all the equipment you need.
Suitable forAdults, Beginners, Children 7yrs plus, Families, Newcomers
Group Size Medium Group
Our intro to Kayaking sessions are suitable for those who have always found the appeal of journeying by kayak but just not quite had the basics mastered. Intro sessions are based on flat water within sheltered areas and lead by qualified and experienced British Canoe Union instructors.
- Kayak and Paddle
- Spray deck
- 5mm full wetsuits
- Buoyancy aid
- Transport (unless booked as a group)
Our experienced and friendly instructors are BCU (British Canoe Union) SCA (Scottish Canoe Association) accredited. Our team of instructors are also very familiar with the venues we operate.
The half day INTRO session is designed as a fun introduction to Kayaking and aims to cover the basics of:
Managing and setting up equipment (PPE, Setting up Kayak, how to carry boats safely etc)
Safely launching and egressing the water
Paddling skills (Balancing, forwards paddling, backwards paddling, steering skills)
Safety skills (Capsize activities and
Environmental awareness (choosing where to paddle, weather awareness, etc)
Kayak development activities and games
Full day Kayaking EXPLORER
Hire a Kayak and enjoy the freedom!!