Wednesday 29 July 2009

Sea Kayaking in Arran

The Isle of Arran is one of the best places for Sea Kayaking in Scotland with its sheltered coastal waters, stunning scenery and abundant wildlife, it is a kayaker's paradise.

The Arran Adventure Company offer a great selection of sessions and trips to suit a range of paddlers, from complete beginners to more experienced paddlers, from a half-day to a week-long course, there is something for everyone.

Their website has a live Activities Calendar, where you can see what's on and book online. If you have any questions, you can call them on 01770 302244 during office hours seven days a week.

Here are a selection of their trips aimed at beginners or novice paddlers that are available until the end of October:

Kayaking FUNdamentals
A ideal session for learning and practising manoeuvres. Your instructor will be testing your skills with games and exercises, so be prepared to get wet! A Scottish Canoe Association 'Paddle Power Certificate' is awarded to every child completing this course.
£45/adult £25/child £35/Unaccompanied Teen.

Family Kayaking SEAfaris
This is the perfect activity for families. Spend a half day paddling either single kayaks that are designed with the beginner in mind or double kayaks that let the kids come along too. These trip takes a relaxed pace and you can enjoy close up views of the seabed and marine wildlife.
Half Day £45/adult/ £25/child
Full Day £80/adult £50/child

Sea Kayaking Coastal Journeys
These trips are aimed at adults and older teens and combine a skills session with a journey along the coast, where you can develop your paddling style. There is a choice of half or full day trips with a picnic lunch included.
Half Day £45/adult £25/child
Full Day £80/adult £50/child £70/Unaccompanied Teen

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