Eco Paddleboarding Tour

Eco Paddleboarding Tour

£70 pp

2 hrs
1:8
Over 8
Low
 Eco-focussed stand up paddle board safari
 Environmental focus throughout the tour
 Wildlife watching and identification
 Explore caves and caverns home to local seals!
Newquay’s natural habitats take centre stage on our unique Eco SUP Tour. The perfect alternative to our high-octane SUP challenges, this eco adventure is a chilled-out exploration of Cornwall’s stunning coastlines.

What's Included

  •  Informative and relaxed eco SUP tour
  • Qualified and knowledgeable SUP 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, SUP boards 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 SUP 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!

LEARN TO STAND UP PADDLE BOARD!

With the correct safety advice and instruction, stand up paddle boarding is quick and easy to learn. First, our instructors teach you the basics, then the tour sets off with a unique and relaxing paddle around some of Newquay’s most interesting natural habitats. Most of our SUP groups begin paddling on their knees, advancing to a stand up position when they feel safe and confident to do so.

Our Eco SUP Tour has been designed to teach you many core skills including how to launch and land, stand up and balance, hold your paddle, perform basic strokes and how to make directional changes.

There is absolutely no pressure on our Eco SUP Tour; feel free to enjoy the session from the comfort of your board, or give standing up a go – it’s entirely up to you! Our experienced instructors are there to help whatever your skill level may be.

ENVIRONMENTAL FOCUS

We’ve collaborated with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to develop a wildlife-focused paddle boarding adventure, unique for it’s chilled out vibes and educational eco-twist!

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 paddleboards will be waiting in the cove for you.  You’ll then paddle around the sheltered coastline, exploring smugglers caves and hidden coves otherwise inaccessible from land.

NATIVE WILDLIFE

We’ve developed our SUP routes in collaboration with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to give our instructors an in-depth knowledge of the area’s flora and fauna. Together you’ll identify the seabirds, crabs, lobsters, seal colonies and dolphins that call our coastlines home! Keep your eyes peeled for inquisitive visitors popping up beside your board!

STUNNING SCENERY

The deck of your stand up paddle board is the perfect place to view our coastline from. Not only is the scenery stunning, you’ll be able to get up close to the cliff line and, if the seas are calm, get into the caverns to take charge of the route for the ultimate tailored adventure.

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 Stand Up Paddleboard 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

After launching the company in 1996, we have catered for over 200,000 guest experiences. Through 27 years of offering coastal experiences in Newquay, our coastal and Gannel estuary Paddleboarding lessons and tours include signature routes that get the best of the daily weather conditions.

The Newquay Activity Instructors pass through a 3 month long training course prior to starting work in order to deliver our lessons and tours. Using professional, technical advice from the counties top level paddle sports expert, John Paul Eatock, the standards of safety while maintaining fun lesson delivery are sky high. Each of our instructors are qualified as a minimum, with a Beach lifeguard (or equivalent) and a British Canoe Paddlesports leader.

OUR VISITOR EXPERIENCES

We take huge pride in providing the best paddleboarding 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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