Sea Kayaking

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Sea Kayaking

Join us at one of Northumberlands best kept secrets - Sugar Sands, a local beauty spot with some great views of Howick and Craster beyond. The session is a trip along the coast visiting the reefs and sea cliffs in the area is a haven for birds. Its not unknown for seals to call by and even the occassional dolphin.

Please note, this session is dependant on good sea and wind conditions. Your and our staffs safety is paramount. As a guide we do no run this trip, if the wave hight exceeds 3ft. Wind is also a factor. If the onshore wind excedds 15mph or is offshore at more than 10mph thn again, this will not run. We will endeavour to find an alternative activity, if this is not possible you will receive a full refund.

More information on surf and wind forcasts is shown on the Other Information Tab.

 

The diverse landscape of our coast includes rocky shores, reefs, coves, caves and tunnels, and notable features including the spectacular Dunstanburgh castle, birdlife and the occasional dolphin. All this means there is never a shortage of highlights to take in on your trip.

Our session starts on the beach where we will go through the basics before moving onto the sea where we explore what the coast has to offer that day.

Children must be 13 or older to go on this trip, our river trip is suitable for younger children, minimum age is 8 years.

What do I need?

We supply all the equipment you need for theactivity, on water activities you will need a swimsuit as well as socks and shoes that you dont mind getting wet. We also recommend bringing some food and drink for afterwards.

What equipment is supplied?

All the equipment you need to safely enjoy your session is provided. This includes wetsuits helmets and bouancy aids for water based activities and specialist equipment appropriate to the other activites.

Where does the activity take place?

Click on the booking Tab - information and maps are there. We will also email detailed information on how to get to the meeting point. Please note, meeting points are often in car parks where there are no changing facilities or toilets. Nor do they have a post code so Sat Nav does not work. The links we email you use google maps to get you to the meeting point.

How long does it last?

Sessions run at either 10am or 1.30pm and last 3 hours, however this includes getting in and out of any specialist kit required, wetsuits, harnesses etc.

Can I take pictures?

You are welcome to bring a camera, put please make sure you have a tether so its not lost if you drop it. We also try to take pictures when on the water and these will be made available via our face book page www.facebook.com/AdventureNorthumberland. You are also welcome to hire a GoPro camera with harness from us. We will send on the pictures and video after the trip.
Safety Note:

Your safety on any activity with us is paramount. The surf and swell forcast shows the upcoming forcast, we are looking for a swell of less than 2ft and an onshore breeze of less than 15mph or offshore less than 10mph. There are other variables and our staff will make an informed decision as the date to your activity gets closer. To view the data we use for the risk assessment, please click here

Please note we cannot take children who are not with their parents on this trip.

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