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Kayak Fishing Tour

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From £80 to £120 pp

2 hrs
1:1, 1:2
Over 8
Medium
 An introduction to the worlds fastest growing watersport
 Tranquil adventure and exploration around Cornwall’s epic coast
 All fishing kit provided
 Free photography for you with this activity!*
Turn your kayak into a unique fishing platform in this fun and interactive activity. Celebrate Newquay’s incredible marine life and feel energised, accomplished and closer to nature.
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What's Included

  • Adventurous and fun-filled kayak sea fishing tour
  • Qualified and knowledgeable kayak instructors
  • Heated changing rooms and secure storage for your valuables
  • Hot outdoor showers and male & female toilets
  • Full safety briefing, kit familiarisation and weather condition checks
  • Wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets, kayaks, all fishing kit and paddles included
  • Wildlife watching and identification
  • Tales of the area’s rich history, biodiversity and heritage
  • 10% off further Newquay Activity Centre activities
  • Discount card for apres kayak food & drink at local bars and cafes
  • 15% off at Newquay’s Rip Curl store
  • A dog sitter if you require it. Just contact us for more details.
  • Excellent bad weather options in case of adverse conditions – we’ll get you guys in the water! This activity can go ahead in the rain – no worries!

AN EPIC KAYAK ADVENTURE

We’ve taken our legendary kayaking tours and given them an awesome fishing twist. From the adrenaline of exploring the Cornish coast to the serenity of dropping a fishing line and the thrill of getting a bite; our Kayak Sea Fishing tours bring Newquay’s coastline to life.

Depending on the conditions and group preferences, we’ll either explore the Gazzle peninsula (a 2 km stretch of incredible coastline) or the beaches and harbour. Whatever route we take, you can expect to explore smugglers caves, natural rapids and hidden coves. While you glide along, keep your eyes peeled as you’re guaranteed to encounter an array of wildlife. Seals, seabirds and other marine life all love living around Newquay as much as we do, and our passionate instructors will be there to help you to identify them.

DROP A LINE

Your paddle along the coast will include a number of fishing hotspots – and when we say hotspots we really do mean hotspots. Cast your eye down from the kayak and the crystal-clear waters act as a looking glass into an underwater world. Inaccessible by foot and by most boats, this is when being on a kayak really pays dividends.

Your instructor will be carrying all the fishing equipment and will set you up with a couple of fishing techniques to try. Drop a line and wait for the fish to take the bait or attach the fishing line to your kayak and paddle along as it trawls behind you. Bass and mackerel are the catch of the day– it’s all there for the taking and you’re going to have lots of fun trying to catch it!

Small group sizes will provide close quarter tuition and you’ll learn how to reel your catch in, manage the fish and handle the hooks so no matter how experienced (or inexperienced) you are, an in-depth session pitched at your skill level is guaranteed.

LEARNING THE FUNDAMENTALS

From the comfort of our on-site heated changing rooms, you will be kitted up with a Rip Curl wetsuit, buoyancy aid, helmet and paddle. You will also be provided with top quality fishing gear for you to use during the tour. Our coaches will run through the must-know safety information and correct fishing techniques for when you’re on the water.

Following an in-depth kit familiarisation talk from your instructor, you will move on to learn basic paddle techniques, emergency signals and water safety information before grabbing a kayak and heading down to the beach.

From here you will prepare yourself for adventure with a short warm-up prior to launching your kayak from a sheltered stretch of coastline.

We launch and land from two of Newquay’s lush, semi-secret coves. The start to experience is an adventure, as we walk down a rock path to the water’s edge. It’s worth it as the scenery is breath taking, there is some incredible coastal wildlife in the area, and you really are experiencing the best of Newquay’s coastal fringe. We take the walk down to the water slowly, the kayaks will be waiting in the cove for you.

We pride ourselves in sharing a well-rounded learning experience, which will on many tours see you given the opportunity to experience both a double and single kayak. If you start in a double kayak but want to try a single, we swap mid-way on either one of the secret beaches that we visit or in the ocean environment. We cannot guarantee that you will have a single or a double kayak for the duration of the tour. But will have the opportunity to experience both, or one or the other.

Your instructor will be on hand to help and guide you through the break, answering any questions and allowing you to put into practice your land-based learning.

CONNECT WITH NATURE

Fishing from a kayak is a peaceful way to fish. It’s calm, relaxing and about as close to the water as you could get. Combine this with instructors who are experts in marine wildlife and you’re going to step back on dry land with a deep and hands-on appreciation for nature.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS EXTREME WEATHER?

We are super fortunate to operate many of our activities in the shelter of Towan beach. We choose the tide and weather times that deliver the very best conditions for Kayak Tours. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature and sometimes she may have different plans for us. We always check the forecasted conditions but if the wind or swell picks up unexpectedly, we will move your session on to our Super SUPs, this will ensure you still cover the same route and session content but will be on a craft that is more resilient against the conditions. Alternatively, we may offer a different time or location for your tour.

Over 95% of our tours go ahead unaffected by the weather but, in the unlikely event that this does happen, we have excellent back-up options for you to choose from. We appreciate your understanding.

OUR EXPERTISE

Newquay Activity Centre experience of Newquay’s coastline and the Gannel estuary has seen the development of their signature routes that get the best of the daily weather conditions. Using professional, technical advice from the county’s top level paddle sports expert, John Paul Eatock, the standards of safety while maintaining fun lesson delivery are sky high.

After launching the company in 1996, we have catered for over 200,000 guest experiences. We work closely with the sports governing body, British Canoeing to deliver kayak leader training courses for the Paddlesports Leader Award and as a result have industry leading instructors who have completed our 3 month long Outdoor Instructor Training Course.

OUR VISITOR EXPERIENCES

We take huge pride in providing the best kayaking tours and offering an amazing experience for our guests.  Don’t just take our word for it though, our reviews back this up!  We have over 3000 5 star Tripadvisor reviews and some amazing Google reviews…

We’re number one rated for Outdoor Activities in Newquay for a reason!

OUR TRAINING

We are licensed by AALA (Adventure Activities Licensing Authority) and are a recognised Training centre for SLSGB (Surf Life Saving Great Britain), the only one in Newquay. We are also a British Canoeing Delivery Partner which is a testament to our constant high standards of paddlesports delivery.

Our instructors are trained and qualified to the following standards:

 

You can learn more about our instructors qualifications and what they mean on our blog.

WHY CHOOSE US

We are 3 x Cornwall Tourism Awards Winner and 1 x South West Tourism Awards Winner

As well as the general public we have also delivered activities for a number of special clients including:

  • The England Rugby team
  • England Surfing Team
  • BBC Radio One
  • The Gadget Show
  • The Sunday Times
  • Cristian Dior

 

We are the number 1 choice for all local schools including:

  • Newquay Tretherras
  • Newquay Treviglas
  • Newquay Junior School
  • Mawgan in Pydar School
  • Cornwall College

 

Our safety record is unblemished, as we work alongside the RNLI to ensure conditions and activities are appropriate for our activities.  We also hold an Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority Licence (AALA) which ensures our standards are maintained at all times and checked by external bodies, we hold extensive public indemnity insurance with up to £10,000,000 cover, so you know you’re in safe hands, whatever outdoor activity you decide to do with us.

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