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The Grand Self Guided Kayak Adventure

Richmond
kayak - Up to 13 people

Description

For those times when two and a half hours is not enough!


A self guided adventure for couples, families or households is a great socially distanced way of getting into outside spaces and to explore a little closer to home.


You will be supplied with buoyancy aids, which must be worn on all of our activities, beautifully stable touring kayaks, paddles and a dry bag for your needs.


A guide will provide a socially distanced briefing before you journey into the Back of Beyond…. You may paddle between the iconic Richmond Bridge and Teddington Lock. Take the time to explore the islands and riverside jungle as you go.


Equipment is cleaned between every session.

What to bring

It is a good idea to bring a re-useable bottle of drinking water to take with you.


Your favourite food and drink for a picnic, blanket, bunting.... you get the picture!


Spare clothes and a towel are also recommended as is a change of footwear because your feet are very likely to get wet. These can be left in our vehicle at your own risk.


Most people wear board shorts, swimming shorts, running tights or leggings and a t-shirt. We provide a PFD (personal floatation device) for each of you, which must be worn on all of our activities


You must have footwear with you that you don’t mind getting wet. Flip flops are great and wetsuit shoes can also work.


If it is particularly sunny, it is recommended that you wear sun-cream, long sleeves and a hat. Sunglasses are also good. Be aware that can they sink quickly... so do not bring your best pair.


Please note that there are no toilets or changing facilities at River Lane.


Itinerary

You will receive a socially distanced briefing before taking to the River Thames for your journey into the Back of Beyond...


Paddle the water between Richmond Bridge and Teddington Lock, exploring the islands and riverside jungle as you go.


Stop for a picnic or a pint.


Return having had a jolly good adventure!


Cancellations

Full refund if cancelled 15 days or more prior to the activity.

Cancellation and Refunds 


In case you need to cancel the adventure, session or lesson, then following charges apply:

  1. up to 14 days prior to the adventure, session or lesson a full refund is available
  2. 14-8 day(s) prior to the adventure, session or lesson we will refund 50 % of the cost or offer a refund to a voucher valid for 12 months
  3. 7-1 day(s) prior to the adventure, session or lesson we will refund 50 % of the cost or offer a refund to a voucher (less £10 per person) valid for 12 months
  4. there is no refund for a cancellation on the day of your adventure, session or lesson.


Please note that failure to attend the adventure, session or lesson will not be eligible for refund whatsoever. The above charges will apply.

In the case where a refund is made to you by us, the refund may take up to 14 working days to be processed. Refunds will be processed using the same payment method that the original payment was made.


Rescheduling adventures, sessions and lessons


Rescheduling is permitted and, if requested 7 days or less to your adventure, session or lesson, will incur a rescheduling charge of £10 per person

Rescheduling is permitted up until the end of the last working day before your adventure, session or lesson, e.g. 5.00pm on Friday for a Saturday or Sunday booking, and will incur a £10 rescheduling fee per person, per change. Rescheduling fees must be paid immediately upon rescheduling.


  1. We reserve the right to change any part of a published adventure, session or lesson, if this is caused by circumstances beyond our control.
  2. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any adventure, session or lesson and will advise the customer as soon as the change is known.
  3. We will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid changes of this nature.


Any adventures, sessions or lessons which are rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, (such as, but not limited to, thunderstorms and high winds: instructor or guide sickness; adventure, session or lesson is filled with a low number of paddlers, then, every endeavour will be made to provide a replacement instructor or guide, or to reschedule the adventure, session or lesson and we will offer paddlers as many dates as possible to participate in their session. 

Please note that we will refund onto a voucher, valid for 12 months, in this circumstance.


The location and date of the lesson, trip or session will be advised upon booking. We reserve the right to change the location and will advise the customer as soon as the change is known. We will not be liable for out of pocket expenses due to cancellation or any other changes to venue or session.


Non Attendance


Non-attendance of any adventure, session or lesson, for any reason whatsoever is deemed to be a cancellation with no notice and payment is due in full.


Under 18’s


Under 18’s are not permitted to take a Self Guided Adventure or Session with Back of Beyond Adventures unless a parent or guardian is taking a Self Guided Adventure or Session with them. We reserve the right to request valid photographic proof of identity and age, so please bring this with you otherwise, where requested, you will not be permitted to take your adventure or session without a paying adult present. In this circumstance our cancellation and refund policy fully applies.








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£70 per person

Sat, 30th Oct
11:00 - 16:00 · 11 spaces left
Sun, 31st Oct
11:00 - 16:00 · 11 spaces left
Sun, 28th Nov
10:30 - 15:30 · 13 spaces left
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