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“sea kayaking”(13 reviews)
“coastal tour”(5 reviews)
In the very heart of Newquay we are based in the historic and picturesque Newquay Harbour with its very own beach and fantastic facilities. We have over 20 different water and land activities for you to choose from with lessons, experiences and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Office 4, Newquay Harbour,, South Quay Hill | Treffry Place, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 7535 103119
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

34 students from Manchester came down for Surfing, Sea kayaking and monster SUP Paddle boarding. The two days ran seamlessly with instructors who were really friendly and knew exactly what they were doing. They even had a man instructing called Jade proving the diversity of...More

1  Thank sebbywood
NWSC, Owner at Newquay Water Sports Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks for your awesome review. Was a pleasure to have you come and join us for a few days in sunny Cornwall. We are looking forward to you joining us again for some more epic adventures. * anyone else reading this..... our instructor named Jade...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I tried to book some kayaking lessons so went and spoke to the man on reception, as I'm quite a big chap at 21 stone they said I would not fit in one of there kayaks but might fit in a double so they tried...More

1  Thank RobAudra
NWSC, General Manager at Newquay Water Sports Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Very sorry to hear you didn't receive a call following leaving your number at the hire centre. We do have a vast selection of quality safe equipment to make all feel comfortable to hire or use during one of our lessons. Shame your number wasn't...More

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All reviews sea kayaking paddle boarding coastal tour these guys newquay harbour great fun instructor josh saw seals stag party amazing experience teenage sons mixed group great instructor safety briefing open water safe hands safety talk
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Being a slightly mature couple of ladies SUP is probably not what you would expect us to do! From begining to end we had the support of Scot what an amazing young man, he has patience and gives you the confidence to succeed! It was...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Good quality equipment and friendly staff ! Very helpful and knowledgeable on all there equipment Thank you

Thank Philip H
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Can honestly say that goes down as one of the best days of my life .... Sea kayaking and coasteering with the lovely Josh and Scot ... whilst I said swimming / Kayaking with seals was the best bit .... jumping from 8m was pretty...More

Thank Boardski
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Our beginners SUP lesson was fantastic. It was a very windy day so we stayed in the harbour where it was sheltered. Scott was fantastic and took us through everything we needed to know, from safety elements and theory to the fun practical part of...More

Thank kernowsurfgirl
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We phoned up the day we wanted to go and it was no problem, it was just me and my partner who went out with our great guide Josh who ran us threw everything as we both where new to kayaking exspecially on the rough...More

Thank JoshuaMCK
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The kayaking for beginners was excellent, our instructor Josh was great at teaching our 11 year old how to kayak and using the different techniques in the harbour before she acquired the confidence to head out to the coast line to explore the caves and...More

Thank RichardMG84
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Fantastic day - we phoned on the morning and they were able to fit us in for independent kayak hire . Efficient and friendly staff. Changing rooms. Cute dog - but his lead trailed right across the slope up to the hut at about 5cms...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic Kayaking lesson and coastal trip with Josh. Lesson in the harbour was great fun for both young and old. Strongly recommend the coastal trip which included cave visits, seal spotting and bird watching.

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife booked paddleboard lessons for me, herself and our 2 teenage sons (14& 16). We were met by Sam who was a fantastic coach. The whole experience was awesome and we all enjoyed the day very much. It cost us £140 for all four...More

Thank seanSmurphy
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We have now been a coasteering a couple of times with Newquay Watersports Centre and had a fabulous time. The instructors are knowledgeable, take great care over safety and ensure all abilities have a great time. We would highly recommend their coasteering experience!

Thank Ian S
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