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Kayaking & Canoeing

At East Neuk Outdoors we have a range of Kayaking and Open Canoeing options for all ages and abilities. All our paddlesport sessions include an instructor and watersports equipment.

Tidal Pool & Sea Kayaking

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Opposite the centre is a sheltered Tidal Pool which once served as a swimming pool in the Victorian era. It is a safe environment with shallow water and easy to access sides. Great for starting off on the water or brushing up skills.

Tidal Pool session are available for a 1½ hour or a half day session.

We also offer sea kayaking on the Firth Of Forth, the Firth Of Tay and along the Fife coast from the centre on a half day or full day basis. Please contact the centre for more info and price.

Age: For the Tidal Pool approx 3 years and up depending on buoyancy aid availability. For Sea Kayaking 13 years and up.

Max group size is 8 people.

Session Ages 3 and up
1½ hours £25
½ day £50

Adult Kayak Course

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This course is designed for adults starting out on the water for the first time. The course is based over three ½ day or three evening sessions and covers equipment information, skills/techniques to get you going on the water and safety/rescue information or practice — depending on how wet you want to get!

Session 1 and 2 are in the tidal pool area with the last session on the sea for a wee trip (weather and sea state dependant).

18 years plus — No experience required!

All equipment is provided (wetsuit, buoyancy aid, cagoule, kayak and paddle). Please bring shoes that will get wet, a towel, swimwear and any medication required.

Session Ages 18 & up
Three ½ days or Three evenings £140

Sea Kayak 2 hour taster session - Firth of Tay Wormit

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Leaving from Woodhaven Pier in Wormit this taster session takes us under the railway bridge and into the picturesque Wormit bay. The boats we use are Dagger Approach touring kayaks that are great to learn in and allow you to enjoy the trip in a safe and stable boat. We also bring along sea kayaks for those looking to try them out either during or after the trip. Please contact us for details.

The weather and the sea change all the time and it may not be possible to be on the water for the full course time stated or on the route stated. On occasion we have also had to postpone the trip due to weather and/or sea state.

Minimum age 13.

All under 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.

Session Ages 13 and up
2 hours £50 pp