If you’re looking to give kayaking a go or develop some skills to kickstart your paddlesport journey, then we are sure to have a kayak session suitable for you.
We have two beginner sessions available here at Black Mountain Adventure, our Kayak Taster (approx. 2 hours session) which is perfect for newbies who fancy giving it a go and seeing what it’s about or, for those who have had a go and got the bug, then our Introduction to Kayaking (approx. 5 hours) is the session for you. All sessions are run by our British Canoeing qualified instructors with emphasis placed on delivering a safe, enjoyable & fun experience through progressive learning and confidence building.
Kayaking is an exciting, competitive and recreational sport so, if you fancy giving it a go, get in touch today for your helping of fun and adventure!
Minimum Age: 12 years
Please Note: This activity requires a minimum of 4 people in order to run. Please contact us for further information.
Duration: 2 Hours
What’s Involved – Our taster sessions take place on sheltered water and are perfect for beginners who want to ‘have a go!’. The session will introduce you to the kayaks and how they handle in the water as well as show you a few skills to paddle around too, all while in a safe & fun environment.
Cost: £55 per person – included kit & equipment
Time: Afternoon Only – 1:15pm to 4:30pm
Maximum Group Size: 8 people
Duration: 5 Hours
What’s Involved – Our introduction to kayaking days are designed with the British Canoeing ‘Paddle Start’ Award in mind. Your coach will teach you the fundamental skills of kayaking, building your confidence to enjoy the sport in sheltered conditions and start your journey in paddlesports. We recommend having tried a bit of kayaking before as our intro days do involve a 1-2 hr trip.
Cost: £85.00 per person – including full kit, equipment and coaching.
Time: Full Day – 9:15am to 4:30pm
Maximum Group Size: 8 people
Launching & Landing
Breaking In/Out of Eddies
Basic River Navigation
Kayaking is available as either a half day session (2 hours) or full day session (4-5 hours). Times for each session are specified below however, finishing times may vary depending on group size. Please also be aware that times include check-in & kit-up.
|MINIMUM AGE||12 years (Children must be accompanied by an adult)|
(Arrivals to Farewells)
|Full Day – 09:15am to 16:30pm
Half Day Morning – 09:00am to 12:30pm
Half Day Afternoon – 12:45pm to 4:30pm
|ARRIVAL POINT||All customers are to arrive at the Adventure Centre at the specified session time on your confirmation.|
|ACTIVITY VENUE||River Wye (Weather Dependant)|
|WHAT’S PROVIDED|| 5/3mm wetsuit
Kayak & Paddle
|WHAT TO BRING|| Swimwear
Full change of clothes
Trainers or Wetsuit Boots
|PLEASE NOTE||This activity requires a minimum of 4 people. Please contact us for further information.|
All our activity sessions take place outdoors where conditions may be wet, cold & muddy. Please consider this prior to arrival, preparing yourself with appropriate clothing for the outdoors.
How to book your Kayaking session
If you wish to book a kayaking session, please give us a call on 01497 847897 and a member of the Black Mountain Team will be happy to check availability, and answer any questions you might have.
ADULTS & FAMILIES
Please Note: We do require a minimum of 4 people booked onto an activity in order for the session to run. Please contact us for further information.