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New Zealand Holiday
NEW ZEALAND
January
White water kayaking adventure. Experience a kayaking holiday during a New Zealand Summer
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COURSES » Beginner Courses : Beginner Weekend :
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Kayaking Introduction Weekend Course
Course Fee 140 per person. Deposit to book a place 70
Accommodation NOT INCLUDED
Location/Venue Glasbury on Wye
Course Duration 9.30pm - 4.00pm
Media Provided Video / Digital Photographs - On request
Kayak Equipment We can provide white water kayaks, Dry cags, Wetsuits, Carbon paddles, Helmets, Neoprene spray decks and Bouancy aids.
Maximum Places 6 Available
Paddling Ability

Ideal for your first go at kayaking. Beginner and Novice level with your first river trip on day 2.


A great outdoor activity weekend in Wales kayaking .


The weekend provides 2 days of training and fun on the water learning to paddle a kayak for the first time.
Starting with calm flat water sessions to build your confidence, then progressing towards a short trip with some gentle rapids. The introduction weekend is a great way to discover or try kayaking. The first day will give you time to get to grips with the boat and all the equipment used to make kayaking a fun and safe outdoor activity.

Under the guidance of an experienced instructor the weekend will provide you with practice time to learn some boat control. We aim to help with the frustration of learning to paddle forward and provide comfortable modern kayaking equipment.



Course Content

white water introduction Equipement
Safety Check
rolling Stability
rolling River features
Capsize Drill
rescues Forward paddling
leadership Turning
Moving sideways

You Need to Bring

Old trainers
Suitable base layer
novice Waterproof Jacket
Lunch with hot drink

"Experience kayaking, an active outdoor watersport " - Dan


canoe Day one - Breifing, kayaking skills Day two - River Trip


The day starts with a flat water session to introduce or improve on skills required for Kayaking. In the afternoon we recap and practice the skills to enjoy the river trip on day 2.

.The second day is all about the river trip. the group will be introduced to river features and hazards that we find on moving water. The river trip will be 3 miles on a gentle GradeI section of the river Wye.


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Location - Wales
Brecon Beacons
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River Usk and Wye.


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