Sea kayaking in Cornwall

Explore Cornwall in a different way and discover some of the hidden waterways, secret caves and marine wildlife by taking a guided kayak tour.

Explore Cornwall by Kayak

Kayaking is a great all round sport for all and sea kayaking in Cornwall is a fantastic way to explore the dramatic Cornish coastline as well as the serene inland waterways on offer in this beautiful county. And what better way to do it than with a guided tour where you’ll get to know its most secret treasures? Tom and Hetty Wildblood of Koru Kayaking are passionate about the sport and come highly recommended:

“Can’t recommend this enough. Well run, quality equipment, superb location. Suitable for anyone who is fairly active and fit. Seals, tunnels, hidden beaches, a swim in clear blue water. Really enjoyable and definite value. Would do it again.” Rich T

two people exploring by kayak

Suitable for all

Koru’s Kayak Adventures are great for team-building, groups, families, couples and solo explorers. Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult on the kayak. No experience is necessary as all tours are fully guided and you will be given a brief prior to setting off. Buoyancy aids and water are provided, wetsuits are available for hire and the guide takes safety equipment with them on every tour. Koru offers 2 hour or full day guided kayak adventures on tandem kayaks with back supporting seats. They’ll even be a DVD of your kayak adventure available to purchase.

kayaking a river

The Tours

From the drama of the North Coast to the serene and calm waters of Helford River and Frenchman’s Creek, Koru offer the ultimate way to discover the remote beauty Cornwall beholds.

Beginning at Trevaunance Cove in the village of St Agnes, Koru’s North Coast Kayak Adventure explores the World Heritage Coastline.

Setting off in either an easterly or westerly direction depending on sea and weather conditions, you can discover some of the stunning coastal formations the Cornish miners left behind.

kayaking by cliffs

Bright green (copper oxide) and red (iron) rocks can been seen all along the coastline, most notably at Hanover Cove. A geologist’s delight!

‘The Prison’, a walled beach, has to be seen to be believed and there are plenty of secluded beaches to moor up and have a swim at.

You may even be lucky enough to spot grey seals, basking sharks, sunfish, dolphins, shags, oyster catchers and guillemots.

On Koru’s Frenchman’s Creek Kayak Adventure you will start from the Budock Vean Hotel foreshore, near Falmouth, and kayak Port Navas Creek, along the Helford River past banks lined with ancient oak trees.

At low tide you will enjoy the beaches on the Helford River and kayak up towards Gweek and Polwheveral Creek.

If the tide is high you can discover Daphne du Maurier’s famous Frenchman’s Creek, also used as a location by Kylie Minogue in her video ‘Flower,’ often spotting egrets, herons, kingfishers and cormorants on the way.

kayaks in caves

Further details for Koru Kayaking

For more information or to book an adventure in a kayak contact enquiries@korukayaking.co.uk Tel: 0779 4321 827. Alternatively Hetty can be contacted at hetty@korukayaking.co.uk Tel: 0794 102 7732.

“I have been out with Koru Kayaking twice now and am looking forward to at least another dozen trips. Both experiences have varied enormously from the very exciting to the absolutely enchanting, but the kayak mode of transport offers unique opportunities to explore and experience the coastal coves.” Ridge, Trip Advisor

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