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Discover London's Canals by Kayak

Discover London's Canals by Kayak

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

The Pirate Castle is an amazing boating charity in Camden Town. After joining as a volunteer 12 years ago, I trained to become a qualified canal boat skipper and kayak coach to help run our canal-based projects in my spare time. I'm now part of the staff team and live locally on a canal boat! Join one of our kayak tours for a leisurely adventure along the picturesque Regent's Canal and discover…
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About The Pirate Castle

The Pirate Castle promotes life chances, learning and healthy living through a raft of specialist canal and land-based projects. We've been flying the flag for opportunity and adventure on Camden's canals since 1966, providing free and affordable activities so that local children, disability groups and vulnerable members of our community can experience the benefits of being on the waterway.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The Pirate Castle. .

What we’ll do

Please wear something comfy for kayaking that you don't mind getting splashed. You also need to wear suitable footwear (old trainers or securely fitting sandals are ideal ). NO SWIMWEAR, FLIP-FLOPS or CROCS! On arrival at The Pirate Castle, you'll meet your instructor guide and complete a Consent Form before kitting up. We'll then fit buoyancy aids (and dry cagoules if it's raining), give a…

What else you should know

Our kayak tours are for adults (ages 18+) and are suitable for all experience levels - from beginners to more experienced paddlers. Our kayaks are suitable for weights up to 110Kg. Canoes available for paddlers up to 300Kg. Guests must be reasonably fit, healthy and be able to swim.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Kayaks & paddles Bouyancy Aids & dry cagoules

What to bring

Full change of clothes - in case you accidentally capsize (don't worry, our beginner boats are very stable)!
Footwear for kayaking: trainers or securely fastening sandals (no flip-flops or Crocs)
A towel
Sun hat and suncream - hot days only
Please leave valuables and mobile/electronic devices at The Pirate Castle for safekeeping during your tour
Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the start of your tour as latecomers will not be able to join once the group and instructor are on the water.

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Where you'll be

The Pirate Castle is a distinctive gateway to the waterway that opens up a different side of Camden Town. Away from the bustling streets and markets, you might be lucky enough to see African Hunting Dogs or warthogs as we paddle past London Zoo.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Our kayak tours are for adults (ages 18+) and are suitable for all experience levels - from beginners to more experienced paddlers. Our kayaks are suitable for weights up to 110Kg. Canoes available for paddlers up to 300Kg. Guests must be reasonably fit, healthy and be able to swim.
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kayaking
Discover London's Canals by Kayak
182 reviews
From £25/person
182 reviews
From £25/person