Kayaking Adventures in Sussex

We can confidently say travelling by water is one of the most fun ways to explore the UK’s idyllic countryside. Our kayak experience is the perfect way to introduce you to this thrilling and diverse sport. Our highly qualified instructors will take you on a small section of either the River Ouse or Weirwood Reservoir, these rivers offer beautiful scenery for you to admire while learning something new and exciting.

You will start the day with a safety briefing and a run through how to use the kit to make sure you get the most out of your adventure. Then the fun begins! When you first head out on the water, your instructor will be there to help smooth out those first time wobbles and help increase your confidence.

If you really take to this sport and want to further your skills, you can jump on our Discover Kayaking Award course and develop a wider range of knowledge and meet like minded people.

There’s nothing quite like learning a new sport, it helps you build self-belief and the sense of achievement you get is really satisfying. Kayaking is a brilliant sport to try, it’s not as hard as you think, but it is very addictive.



March to October



Group Size



Minimum age: 18 Max weight: 18 stone (115kg).


To teach the key kayaking techniques needed to get started in this fantastic sport.

Who is it for?

Anyone wanting a great day out trying something new, or those who are thinking of taking up kayaking.


There are no prerequisites for this course, but being able to swim 50m and having a reasonable level of fitness is preferable.


Group bookings can be arranged:

£45pp (Group Size 6-8)
£42pp (Group Size 9-16)
£39pp (Group Size 17-24)
£36pp (Group Size 25-32+)

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During the experience we will cover

  • Safety awareness
  • Equipment selection
  • Kayaking techniques
  • Capsize drills (optional)
  • Games

Multiple kayaking venues available in Sussex.


Equipment supplied

All kayaking and safety equipment is supplied including:

  • Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Buoyancy aid

Equipment needed

For all kayaking courses you must have extra warm clothes and waterproofs, we will provide you with a full kit list upon booking.

  • Full change of clothes to go kayaking in, including footwear, and underwear.
  • Clothing should be suitable for the time of year*
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers (to wear on the water)
  • Extra jumper
  • Warm hat / sun hat
  • Gloves
  • Towel
  • Snacks / water
  • Medication / Tablets / Inhaler etc.

The above list is just a guide and appropriate clothing for the time of year should be worn. We highly recommend you have a dry bag for all your kit on the water and to put your wet clothing in at the end of the day.

*Clothing should comprise of several layers to trap the warmth. Please do not wear denim as it restricts movement, is cold when wet and is slow to dry. You must wear footwear whilst kayaking (old trainers, plimsolls) please don’t wear sandals. Wetsuits are not required as they only work when they are wet; if you wish to bring a wetsuit we still recommend you have a warm top.

Equipment shop

Take a look at our online shop for any equipment you might want for your outdoor adventures. We stock a variety of equipment and can give expert advice if you have any queries. Choose to collect your order on a course (free of charge) and your instructor will have it ready and waiting for you when you arrive.