Harbour Challenge Discount: 10% off Kayaking

 
Activities
Kayaking
Discount
10%
Price
£35 to 135
 
 
Harbour Challenge Discount: 10% off Kayaking

Description

Stunningly beautiful, Poole Harbour is best experienced on one of our guided kayak explorations. Harbour Challenge will provide you with all you need to have a memorable and unique experience. Our experienced instructors will share with you their knowledge of the environment, history and wildlife of the Dorset coastline whilst allowing you to experience the excitement of the sea in a kayak, safely and at your own pace. Our explorations are suitable for ages 8 and above and experience is not necessary.

Half Day Taster Sessions (3 hours)
A perfect way to get into the sport of kayaking. The half day taster session is for those people who have no previous experience of kayaking but are keen to give it a go. You will take a short trip on the ferry to Brownsea Island where you will meet our friendly and experienced instructor. On arrival at the centre you will be given a brief equipment and safety demonstration, and then it’s straight onto the water. Emphasis on the session will be having lots of fun whilst you learn the basic skills needed to paddle. You will come away with the knowledge on how to paddle your kayak confidently and safely. This course is a fantastic way to start your kayaking adventures and we are certain it will leave you wanting to come back to us for more!
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£40 pp

BCU 1 Star – 1 day course
The BCU 1 star award is your first step on the ladder. A great confidence builder, providing you with all the foundation skills that you will need to paddle safely and efficiently. This is a one day course and is combined with a paddling trip. This award can be undertaken in any sort of paddlesport craft from sit-on-tops to sea kayaks. You can expect to get wet!
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£80 pp

BCU 1 Star Improver Course (1 day)
This is a great course for those who have just passed their BCU 1 Star but feel they need a bit more practice and time on the water. On this 1 day course you spend the majority of the morning on the water refining the skills previously learnt on the BCU 1 Star Course. You will recap all the basic strokes previously learnt making sure you are confident and safe on the water. After lunch you will head back onto the water and you will look at some BCU 2 Star skills making this a great stepping stone towards your BCU 2 Star Course.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£35 pp

BCU 2 Star – 2 day course
The BCU 2 star award will not only take your existing kayak skills to the next level but will introduce you to the open canoe and a whole different range of strokes, skills and techniques. This course takes place over two days and is a great award for those looking to develop their already existing skills.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£135 pp

BCU 2 Star Improver Course (1 Day)
The perfect course for those who have worked their way up the kayaking ladder and want to develop and fine tune their skills further. The 1 day course will start with looking at the skills you have learnt and improving them to a far high standard making sure you are confident in all your strokes both on your right and left side. You will then move on to looking at the next step for you as a kayaker, whether that is looking at moving you onto advanced boats or starting you off on the basics of rolling Our instructors will tailor the course to you making sure you get the maximum out of the day.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£35 pp

BCU 3 Star Sea – 2 day course
The new 3 star sea award demonstrates that you are competent journeying on the sea in calm to moderate seas with winds less than force 3. 3 star sea training courses are 2 days and upon completion will either result in a personal development plan or the actual assessment itself.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£135 pp

Kayak Tours – 1 day
Harbour Challenges kayak tours give you the opportunity to paddle around some of the wonderful coastline of Poole Harbour, a short paddle from Lake Pier will take you to The RSPB reserve at Arne, where you will get the chance to see some of the birds that habitat Poole Harbour as well as see some of the Sika Deer. if you are really lucky you could also end up with an encounter with the harbours resident seal (Sammy) From there its just a short hop to Long Island where you stop for Lunch. After lunch a longer paddle over to Brownsea Island and Pottery Pier and then back to Lake Pier.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£70 pp

Paddlepower Start (kids) – 1 day course
As an entry level award, this a more than suitable for taster sessions or as part of block sessions.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£40 pp

Paddlepower Passport (kids) – 2 day course
Four levels based on 24 topics which may be grouped into safety awareness, personal paddling skills, different experiences and knowledge. This award is equivalent to 1 Star award.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£80 pp

Paddlepower Discover (kids) – 2 day course
This award follows you on from your Paddlepower Passport but with a further 4 levels. This can take the paddler to the equivalent of a 2 Star standard
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£135 pp

Paddlepower Excel (kids) – 2 day course
Being responsible for their self and others on and off the water, taking part in journeys, coaching training sessions, background of the sport of kayaking.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£135 pp

Kayak Fishing
Individual price on application – 1 day
This course takes place wherever we think your chances are highest for catching! The course covers tides and planning, safety on the water, basic equipment, paddling skills and plenty of advice on fishing rigs and local hotspots! Our venue is always weather dependant but during the warmer months Poole Harbour offer some great Bass, Mackerel and Black Bream fishing. The winter months can also be very productive with Poole Harbour being notorious for producing quality flounders. Use our equipment or bring your own. Cost can vary dependent upon numbers.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£35 pp Group of 4

Introduction to Sea Kayaking
The introduction to Sea Kayaking can either be a 1 or 2 day course. This is aimed at paddlers looking for an informative and rewarding first time experience on the water. The course not only covers fundamental sea kayak skills but basic equipment, trip planning, weather and safety with some expeditionary skills.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£50 pp per day

Intermediate/Advanced Sea Kayaking
This course is aimed at those of you looking to increase your experience and skill levels. You can expect to cover everything from rescues and rolling to navigation and tidal planning. We can also look at various aspects of bush-craft and expeditionary skills: such as kayak fishing, foraging and cooking. If you want to brush up on your existing skills we definitely recommend this course.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£80 pp per day

1-1 Coaching
Our 1-1 coaching sessions give you expert tuition that can cover anything you choose. We can tailor a day to suit you, ensuring that you have the highest level of attention and coach focus. These sessions are led at your pace and are suitable for paddlers of all abilities, beginners to advanced.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£65 pp per – 1 day

Rolling Course
This course is ideal for those people who have just passed their BCU 2 Star Course and want to progress to the next step in kayaking. The course will start with your instructor looking at your support strokes and edging to ensure that you have the basic foundations for rolling. After lunch you will then move onto the water and with the instructor stood at your side you will be shown how to roll your boat. With your instructor stood in the water ready to help you will begin the rolling experience. By the end of the day you should be able to roll with minimum assistance or completely on your own, and have a better understanding of how we can use our paddle to support and help us.
Experience:
Timings: These run from 10am – 4pm
Availability: dates are available on request
£40 pp

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