Kayaking in Swanage and the Jurassic coast
Welcome to H2odventures were passionate about all things Kayaking and look forward to being part of your next adventure in Dorset. Dorset is home to the Jurassic coast and with miles of coastline to explore you can be sure you will keep coming back time and time again. From Studland all the way round to Portland the coastline changes dramatically from the chalky cliffs and the UNESCO World heritage site of Old harry rocks to the Limestone of Portland holding millions of years of history from the Dinosours and beyond.
Kayaking in Swanage
Swanage originally a small port and fishing village, flourished in the Victorian era, when it first became a significant quarrying port and later a seaside resort for the rich of the day. Today the town remains a popular tourist resort, this being the town's primary industry, with many thousands of visitors coming to the town during the peak summer season, drawn by the bay's sandy beaches and other attractions.
Kayaking in Swanage is the perfect experience . In its secluded bay you can head out for a 2 hour Swanage Bay kayaking trip with family and friends With our qualified British canoeing coaches and guides. If your looking to learn to kayak we have kayaking taster sessions in Swanage for you to try with all the kayaking equipment provided. For those of you that like to get outdoors nice and early we run our early morning kayaking sessions from Swanage bay 8am-9am.
Kayaking in Swanage Bay is part of our Multi activity weekends during your stay you will get to head out into the bay on a half day kayaking trip.
Swanage Bay kayaking trips can take you off to Old Harry's rocks and Studland bay as part of our Sea kayaking adventures in Dorset. Swanage is situated in the heart of the Purbecks.
Old Harry's rock and Poole Harbour kayaking trips and tours
Bramble bush bay is located on the edge of Poole Harbour and just before the Studland ferry. This is the perfect location to head out into Poole harbour and Studland bay. Studland bay is where we launch for our sea kayaking adventure. During your sea kayak adventure you will kayak along the beach towards Middle beach studland then on to the UNESCO world heritage site of Old harry's rock. With its great arches and tunnels there's plenty to explore and see before heading along the cliffs to the town of Swanage.
Poole Harbour is home to many of our events and courses including our Poole Harbour and Brownsea island kayaking adventure, Bramble bush bay evening kayaking, British canoeing personal performance awards and my favorite 30km Wareham to Brownsea island challenge. Dare you take part.
Bramble bush bay has a national trust car park situated just as you arrive off the Poole harbour ferry. There is parking available along ferry road but can get busy in the peak season.
Sea kayaking adventures along the Jurassic coast
When you visit Dorset your stay is not complete without a sea kayaking adventure along the Jurassic coast. We have put together day trips giving you the opportunity to visit various sites along the coast. Each adventure holds wonders and secrets that only local kayak guides know about giving you the best trip possible.
H2oadventures has a fleet of 12ft touring kayaks giving you a nice stable ride but with the ability to paddle through the waves and explore the tunnels and caves along the coastline. Each adventure comes with Kayak hire and safety equipment including Kayak paddle, Buoyancy aid, Helmet and a dry bag for all your personal belongings you will need during your trip. All our guides and coaches are qualified British Canoeing members .
H2oadventures sea kayaking adventures launch from various sites along the Dorset coastline. Each Sea kayaking trip allows you to visit and see a variety of sites and landmarks. We launch from Portland, Ringstead, Kimmeridge, Swanage, and Studland. Checkout our events calendar for all our dates and launch locations.
You will need previous experience in a kayak to attend my sea kayaking adventures but don't worry about being a pro as you will receive on hand coaching teaching you a range of skills while you are out on the water.
Sea kayaking and camping weekends in Dorset
Sea kayaking in Dorset is a passion of mine and I invite you to join me to experience the wonders and amazing views along the Jurassic coast. With so much to see H2oadventures has created our sea kayaking camping weekends in Dorset.
We will base ourselves at our Bell tent camping site in east stoke wareham with great facilities including hot showers and toilets. During your camp we will have campfires, Bushcraft and Axe throwing. Your Breakfast and evening meal is included in your stay .
Each tent sleeps upto 6 and has a nice comfy camp bed to give you a good nights sleep along with electric hook up for all your phones camera etc.
The Jurassic coast has many launch sites giving us access to some of the best views including the UNESCO world heritage sites of Old harry's rock and the giant archway of Durdle door. Each trip is planned on the current weather conditions and safety of the group.
Our fleet of 12 ft touring kayaks are great to head out onto the water giving you a real sea kayaking experience. With a nice flat bottom giving you more stability on the water. Previous experience is needed to attend theses weekends. If your unsure get in contact on 0773582663. Coaching is offered while out on the water.
Kayak and Canoe coaching in Swanage and Poole Harbour
To become the best in life we need a little help from time to time and kayaking and canoeing is no different. Private coaching is a great way to get 1 to 1 skills coaching whether you are a complete beginner heading out on the water for the first time or a more experienced paddler looking to fine tune your techniques H2oadventures can offer you the course of sessions you need.
Based in Dorset we can come to a location of your choice or chose from one of the launch sites along the Jurassic coast. Our British canoeing personal performance awards allow us to work together working towards each award and progressing you through to the award of your choice in your chosen craft.
With a fleet of touring kayaks and canoes H2odventures can offer you coaching in both. From ages 10-100 we have the skills to turn you from a novice paddler into a pro.