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Join us and enjoy an incredible trip on one of the best Kayak locations in the country. The Gannel is a beautiful, flat-water tidal estuary which offers perfect paddling conditions in stunningly beautiful surroundings. We are the ONLY centre who can launch straight from Crantock Beach to explore the whole of this amazing estuary.


Our Kayak Tours offer so much more than a basic lesson. You'll learn the correct techniques from our top instructors whilst seeing the scenery, wildlife and historical features that the Gannel has to offer, depending on conditions we may even take you on a tour of the incredible sights of Crantock Bay.


All equipment and tuition included, we go at your pace and can cater for all ages.

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Why choose Big Green?


Small Groups

A maximum of 6 people in each group lesson meaning more personal attention from your coach. Plus we have Private Lessons available if you'd like.


Family Friendly

Anyone aged from 8 to 108 can join our group lessons, or we welcome younger kayakers in a Private Lesson. All abilities welcome, from beginners to shredders!


Top Quality Equipment

From our eco-conscious C-Skins wetsuits, to industry leading Odyssey X Fatyak made from recycled plastics,, we've got you covered!


Experienced & Passionate Coaches

Our highly qualified team simply love touring the Gannel in their spare time. You'll learn everything you need to go it alone as well as local knowledge and the history of the River Gannel.


Safety During & After Your Lesson

Safety is at the core of what we do, not only will your coach be keeping an eye on you in the lesson, they'll give you the skills and knowledge to take away with you.

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Group Lessons


Private Lessons

Kayak Prices


2 hour Tour - £45 per person

Suitable for all ages and abilities. The length of the tour is very flexible, we'll go at your own pace and by using our local knowledge of the estuary, the wider bay and the tides, we can either drift gently with the current or test your fitness with some more intense paddling.

Full-day - Surf & Kayak - £85 per person

Available to any ability, all equipment and tuition is included. Timings all depend on the tide, you can book online by using the form above or get in touch for more accurate info on timings.


Advanced Coaching - Available on Request

Whether you're looking for down-wind paddling, open ocean tours or Kayak Surfing then we can help. Get in touch and we'll work out a bespoke course for you.

Private Family Kayak Tour - £195 (up to 4 paddlers)

An amazing private tour for you and your family. Feel free to bring more people along if you've got a bigger family, just add an extra £35 per person. Highly recommended if you've got any younger members.


1-to-1 Tour - £90

As the name suggests, enjoy some 1-to-1 tuition on your Kayak adventure. This gives you the freedom to explore the estuary wherever you'd like to go, or simply let your guide show you some hidden gems!


Fancy mixing up your holiday with a variety of activities?

Check out our SURF & SUP or CRANTOCK CHALLENGE​ packages

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