kayak - Up to 6 people
Back to activities

Kayak Lesson & Tour


Join us on an incredible tour around Crantock Bay & The Gannel estuary. Our Kayak Tours offer so much more than a basic lesson. You'll learn the correct techniques from our top instructors and be cruising around this beautiful area in no time.

The exact route will depend on the conditions on the day, we'll use our local knowledge to pick the best route for you and your group.

All equipment and tuition included, we go at your pace and can cater for all ages.

 *Minimum requirement of 2 participants per session

*PLEASE NOTE - Due to the extra considerations around C-19, we have additional procedures in place which may take extra time to complete. Please allow ample time when arriving at Big Green and ensure you're with as 15 minutes prior to your lesson time as a minimum - thanks!

What to bring

Swimwear, towel, sunscreen if required


  1. All participants should be competent/able swimmers. If you are in any doubt as to the swimming ability of yourself or any member of your group please contact us PRIOR to making a booking.
  2. Participants will need to carry their boat & paddle from the surf school to the water (max. 200m)
  3. A beginner's Kayak lesson is not a high-intensity exercise however you will be paddling for around 2 hours so need to have a good level of physical fitness.


  1. Meet & greet check-in
  2. Participants issued with wetsuits, buoyancy aids & kayaks
  3. Safety brief and basic tuition at the waters edge
  4. Walk with boards into the estuary and begin lesson/tour
  5. Guided around the Gannel Estuary by your instructor, receiving tuition as you go
  6. Return to the beach approx. 2 hours after start time
  7. Change, de-brief and check out your photos!

£35 per person
No times available


Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations or changes to your pre-booked activity or package with Big Green Surf School (BGSS) must be made in writing and will only be accepted from the date they are received by BGSS.

BGSS will make every effort to accommodate changes in any instance and will not financially penalise the participant if the cancellation/amendment does not detriment BGSS, it’s staff or other clients, however will adhere to the conditions detailed below if unable to do so.

To be eligible for a refund the cancellation/change must fall within the following criteria:

  1. The lesson is cancelled by BGSS due to enforced closure or limited operational ability as a result of Covid 19 guidance or regulations - VOUCHER TO FULL VALUE OF BOOKING
  2. The participant is unable to attend due to reasons relating to Covid 19, including but not limited to local regulations, shielding, positive tests, symptoms - VOUCHER TO FULL VALUE OF BOOKING
  3. A lesson/package is cancelled by BGSS for reasons which could reasonably considered to be within it’s control (i.e. not including environmental conditions or issues caused by third parties) - VOUCHER TO FULL VALUE OF BOOKING or FULL REFUND
  4. The participant requests the cancellation/change of a lesson/package with the following minimum notice
  7. Less than 7 days - NO REFUND

Refunds will not be considered if:

  1. Tuition is refused in line with the Refusals Policy.
  2. The participant terminates the booking due to refusal to sign the necessary declaration form prior to commencing their chosen activity or package.

BGSS will issue any refunds as detailed above in the form of a voucher valid for 1 calendar year to the appropriate value. This voucher is valid to be redeemed against any BGSS product, activity or package as detailed on the voucher. Only in extenuating circumstances will BGSS issue a monetary refund after discussion with the necessary parties

Read more

Where we'll meet

See dates