Discover London's Canals by Kayak

Discover London's Canals by Kayak

Duration:1.5 hours total
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…

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

After arriving at The Pirate Castle, you'll meet your host instructor and fellow paddlers and complete a Consent Form before kitting up. Kayaking is a watersport, so we'll go ahead even if it's raining! Change into your kayaking clothes when you arrive (something comfortable that you don't mind getting splashed) or come ready to go - we'll then fit buoyancy aids (and dry cagoules if it's…

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. Guests must be reasonably fit, healthy and be able to swim.

What I’ll provide

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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£25 per person
£25 per person