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Sea Kayaking - Summer Sessions 2018

All our trips are located within an hour of Edinburgh and we meet you at the start of the trip. We will give you full directions of how to get to the meeting point prior to the trip.

 

enquirebook nowEvening Skills Sessions

Learn the basic skills to get safely onto the water and enjoy the freedom of sea kayaking with a short journey. These evening sessions can be a one off taster to experience what sea kayaking is about or an ongoing development of your skills.

 

The sessions are adapted to meet the needs of those on the course to ensure enjoyment, learning and safety of all and make a perfect gift for an adventurous loved one.

 

Mondays - North Berwick

Thursdays - Aberdour

£45 per person

 

enquirebook nowHalf Day Guided Trips and Intoduction to Sea Kayaking Aberdour in Fife.

Getting on the water from either St Davids Harbour or Aberdour there are many half day options. We can explore the islands of Inchcolm or Inch Garvie with the chance of visiting the historic buildings of St Colm's Abbey and the fortifications used during the world wars.

Or we can paddle under the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, now a UNESCO world heritage site.

 

If you are looking for an alternative sightseeing experience, something different to do or are looking for a unique gift for a loved one, these are the trips for you.

 

These half day trips teach you the basic skills to get safely onto the water and enjoy the freedom of sea kayaking with a short journey on the Firth of Forth.

 

Dates for 2018:

Sat April 21st, 28th

Sat May 5th

Sun June 3rd, 10th

Sun July 15th, 22nd, 29th

Sun August 5th, 12th, 26th

Sun September 9th, 16th, 23rd

 

Please note that whilst every effort is made to leave from the stated location, this may change due to weather conditions.

 

 


 

£45 per person

 

enquirebook nowHalf Day Guided Trips and Intoduction to Sea Kayaking - North Berwick

From North Berwick we can paddle around the islands of Craigleith, Lamb, Fidra and the world famous Bass Rock, the largest single rock gannet colony. We can stop on some of Scotland's most beautiful beaches, pass under historic Tantallon Castle and paddle into the smallest harbour in Scotland. This area is full of wildlife with huge sea bird colonies, seals and ,on occasion, porpoise and dolphin to keep us company.

We also have trips heading out with AirBnB experiences midweek. Check the AirBnB website for further details or send an enquiry with your preferred date and we will see what we can do.

 

Dates for 2018:

Sat June 2nd, 9th, 16th

Sat July 21st, 28th

Sat August 11th, 18th, 25th

Sat September 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th  

Sat October 13th at 10am

Sat October 20th at 10am & 2pm

Sat October 27th at 10am & 2pm

 

Please note that this may change to fit in with the weather and tide conditions.

 

 

£45 per person

 

enquirebook nowThe Bridges and Inner Islands of the Forth

Getting on the water from either St Davids Harbour or Aberdour there are many full or half day options. We can explore the islands of Inchcolm, Inch Garvie and Cramond with the chance of visiting the historic buildings of St Colm's Abbey and the fortifications used during the world wars. We can paddle under the iconic Rail Bridge and meet some of the local wildlife.

 

These day courses are a great way to see some of the Firth of Forth’s sights including The Bass Rock, Inchmickery and St. Abbs Head.

 

Dates for 2018:

4th August

19th August

2nd September

Sat October 6th at 10am & 2pm

Sun October 7th at 2pm

Sun October 14th at 10am & 2pm

Sun October 21st at 10am & 2pm

Sun October 28th at 10am & 2pm

 

Please note times and location may change due to the tide and weather conditions.

 

£90 per day

 

enquirebook nowIntermediate Courses

This course follows the BCU 3 star sea syllabus. The 3 star award is the standard that most recreational sea kayakers aspire to and most local clubs and groups ask for before becoming a member. It is a certificated course (if you choose to take the assessment) but can also be attended if you do not wish to gain the qualifications, but would like to develop your sea kayaking skills.

 

 

June 20th - 3* Training

June 21st - 3* Training

June 22nd - 3* Assessment

Sept 3rd - 3* Training

Sept 4th - 3* Training

Sept 5th - 3* Assessment

Each day can be booked as a stand alone day at £80 per day.

 

Additional cost for certification at £12 for SCA/BCU members and £25 for non-members.

 

enquirebook nowFamily Sessions

We would love to share sea kayaking with children from age 6 to 12 in our double sea kayaks, with an adult. But don't worry, we have single sea kayaks for the bigger kids (13+). The session will last for 2 hours and will allow families to go seal spotting along the coast.

 

Available in North Berwick and Aberdour.

 

 

Availability throughout the summer holidays.

 

Please email with request.

 

Cost per session: £30 per person.

 

We require a minimum of two people for any course to run. In the event of fewer people booking onto a course, we will offer an alternative date.

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