Come & Try, Kayaking - 2 hrs

Description:

This Come & Try session will be held from our base on the Caledonian Canal to maximise learning and fun out on the water. Over the two hours you will learn all about the kayaks, how to paddle it efficiently, plus be a big kid for a bit and learn through games and challenges.

Starting off using sit on top kayaks, paddlers will also get a chance to try out closed cockpit kayaks including river, touring and sea kayak.

The two hour coached session is suitable for beginner paddler and it will be fun.

We supply:

  • Variety of kayaks
  • a personal buoyancy aid (PFD) and a  suitable sized kayak paddle
  • approx two hours on the water coaching
  • tea/coffee/hot chocolate at debrief

What you need to bring: When paddling, you should expect to be prepared for the outdoors and the Highland weather. The weather can be unpredictable so its best to be prepared for the worst so you enjoy. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing to keep you warm for your time out on the water. We recommend bring along;

  • a waterproof jacket and trousers
  • fleece jumper base layer with swim wear on below (just in case)
  • a hat or cap to keep head warm
  • old footwear/trainers that you don't mind getting wet/splashed
  • towel & complete change of clothes for afterwards
  • any medication you may require

Group Size: Max 8

Age: This course is suitable for adults (minimum 18 year old)

Meeting Time: 5.45 for 6pm start

Meet Location: Explore Highland Office, Clachnaharry Works Lock, Clachnaharry Road, Inverness, IV3 8RA!

Duration: Approx 2 hours with time for cuppa & debrief after

Weather: This trip takes place in a very sheltered location and will run.

Personal Belongings: Camera's, phones, car keys and other personal belongings are taken out onto the water at your own risk. If in doubt, please leave these back on land!

Cost: £15  but redeemable for any half or full day booking during 2018

 

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.