Never kayaked before? Try it out!! In this 3 hour sea kayaking for beginners experience, you will be provided and
Never kayaked before? Try it out!! In this 3 hour sea kayaking for beginners experience, you will be provided and fitted with all the equipment and basic instruction you need to go for a paddle in a very calm and sheltered location.
Your guide will accompany you every step of the way to provide support and safety while you paddle the shoreline of Cadboro Bay or Thetis Lake.
Before getting on the water you will be introduced to the concepts of kayak safety, such as wet exit theory and how to get into and out of the kayak. Other topics in this lesson include Parts of the kayak, Launching and landing techniques, Forward and reverse strokes, Stopping the kayak, Forward and reverse sweep strokes, and lastly the Low brace. Most of the topics will be covered on the water while moving around the shoreline at a very relaxed pace.
If you are keen and the weather is nice enough for swimming, Your guide will be happy to demonstrate some rescue techniques for you to try out at the end of the introduction.