Kayak Tours 2018-04-13T12:41:22+00:00

Gylly Bay Tour: This is Gylly Adventures’ most popular Kayak tour and it’s easy to see why. You will explore caves, gullies, stacks and glide over submerged reefs to investigate mysterious shipwrecks. Our tours regularly encounter a range of coastal wildlife, seals and coastal birds including Oster Catchers and Cormorants. Occasionally dolphins and porpoises can be spotted too. Every tour starts with some basic paddling tuition, our sit-on-top kayaks are very stable and easy to paddle so no previous experience is required. Anyone below the age of 18 must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for kayak tours is 7 yrs.

Tour time:
We offer 3 time slots a day running at the following times:
09.30 – 12.00
13.00 – 15.30
16.30 – 19.00

You will need to bring: Any medication, towel, sun cream, water bottle, swimming costume, shoes that can get wet and warm clothes to put on afterwards. Gylly Adventures will provide all other equipment including wet suits at no extra cost.

Parking: There are lots of parking options near Gylly beach. There is a pay and display car park within easy walking distance, as well as free residential parking if you are happy to walk a little further. Please note that parking directly opposite Gylly beach café is not permitted in summer months and is regularly patrolled by traffic wardens. Sat Nav postcode is TR11 4PA.

Tours
£40 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£35 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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River Helford Tour:

The best way to explore The Helford River is on the water. Our sit-on-top kayak tours allow you to enjoy the serene, un-spoilt estuary that stretches from Falmouth Bay up to the old port of Gweek. Starting from Durgan, you will visit Polwigwidden Cove, Helford Passage and if the tide is right, the famous Frenchman’s Creek.

The River Helford is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ancient oak woodlands line its banks and kingfisher birds perch on the overhanging branches. Dolphins, seals and oysters can be seen too if you have a keen eye. The Helford River is one of the most sheltered stretches of water anywhere in Cornwall and this makes it a magical venue for a kayak journey. Every tour starts with some basic paddling tuition, our sit-on-top kayaks are very stable and easy to paddle so no previous experience is required. Anyone below the age of 18 yrs must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for kayak tours is 7 yrs.

Tour time:
We offer 3 time slots a day running at the following times:
09.30 – 12.00
13.00 – 15.30
16.30 – 19.00

You will need to bring: Any medication, towel, sun cream, water bottle, swimming costume, shoes that can get wet and warm clothes to put on afterwards. Gylly Adventures will provide all other equipment including wet suits at no extra cost.

Parking: All trips will meet in the Bosveal National Trust carpark at the top of Durgan Village. The Car park has an all-day charge of £2 per vehicle and is free to National Trust members. Sat Nav postcode is TR11 5JR.

Tours
£40 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£35 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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Falmouth Harbour Tour : Falmouth’s greatest asset is its deep and sheltered harbour. Mariners throughout the centuries have long regarded Falmouth as the “First and Last Port” for ships crossing the Atlantic seeking shelter. The harbour’s significant history and stunning views make it a fascinating place to go kayaking. It is protected from prevailing SW winds, which means the water is smooth when the surrounding coast is choppy.

Starting from the Greenbank Hotel Pontoon, you will visit the picturesque village of Flushing, the old Falmouth Harbour and the Maritime Museum. You will have the opportunity of paddling alongside huge boats that give you a totally new perspective of scale.  The wildlife is wonderful too, with seals and sea birds a common sight. Every tour starts with some basic paddling tuition, our sit-on-top kayaks are very stable and easy to paddle so no previous experience is required. Booking onto this trip will give you a 10% discount card for the Greenbank Hotel Restaurant if you fancy some food afterwards. Anyone below the age of 18 yrs must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for kayak tours is 7 yrs.

Tour time:
We offer 3 time slots a day running at the following times:
09.30 – 12.00
13.00 – 15.30
16.30 – 19.00

You will need to bring: Any medication, towel, sun cream, water bottle, swimming costume, shoes that can get wet and warm clothes to put on afterwards. Gylly Adventures will provide all other equipment including wet suits at no extra cost.

ParkingAll Falmouth Harbour Tours meet at the picnic tables in front of the Working Boat Inn along the Greenbank Hotel Pontoon. Please note there is strictly no parking permitted on the Pontoon carpark or on Greenbank property. On site parking is permitted if you are a guest staying at the hotel or you have a meal reservation. Free residential parking is easily found around the Greenbank hotel on Stratton terrace and Dunstanville Terrace. Sat Nav Postcode is TR11 2SR

Tours
£40 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£35 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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Kayak Coasteer Combo: Sometimes it is a shame to do just one great activity. So Gylly adventures is offering a way of combining our two most popular activities in one. Choose either Kayaking or Paddle Boarding and we will pair this with an exciting Coasteer route for an adventure filled session.  Paddling to the coasteer circuits is much more fun and you can get to otherwise difficult to reach coasteering areas. Anyone below the age of 18 yrs must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limit for Coasteering is 9 yrs.

Tour time:
We offer 3 time slots a day running at the following times:
09.30 – 12.00
13.00 – 15.30
16.30 – 19.00

You will need to bring: Any medication, towel, sun cream, water bottle, swimming costume, shoes that can get wet and warm clothes to put on afterwards. Gylly Adventures will provide all other equipment including wet suits at no extra cost.

Parking: There are lots of parking options near Gylly beach. There is a pay and display car park within easy walking distance, as well as free residential parking if you are happy to walk a little further. Please note that parking directly opposite Gylly beach café is not permitted in summer months and is regularly patrolled by traffic wardens. Sat Nav postcode is TR11 4PA.

SUP/Kayak Coasteer Combo:
£45 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£40 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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LED Night Kayaking: This is without question the most unique kayaking experience you will find in Cornwall. Our LED light system illuminates the water under your kayak, giving a totally new dimension to travelling over the water. Gylly Adventures are the UK’s first and only LED night Kayak providers. Let us take you and your friends on a hypnotic journey that will leave you glowing!

We can run Night kayak tours from any of our venues. Because it gets dark at different times during the year, the time slots differ each month. Select a month to see the different time slots available or give us a call, each one of our night tours lasts two hours. Every tour starts with some basic paddling tuition, our sit-on-top kayaks are very stable and easy to paddle so no previous experience is required. Anyone below the age of 18 yrs must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for kayak tours is 7 yrs.

Tours
£45 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£40 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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Paddle to the Pub: Gylly Adventures offers a drink with a difference! Cornwall has some amazing public houses on the waterfront and what better way to develop a thirst than to paddle to the pub? Explore the waterways and watering holes of either the River Helford or River Fal. Each Tour is 2.5 hours and we offer 3 time slots per day.  09.30 – 12.00   13.00 – 15.30  16.30 – 19.00

This time includes getting changed at the beginning and end of the tour. Two and a half hours is normally enough time to have a pleasant tour of the River Helford or Fal and stop for one refreshing beverage at one of the beautiful pubs along the river. If you wish for additional time to have a meal or more drinks then it is an additional £5 per person per hour. If you plan on having a meal at the pub, we recommend you call (07341890495) us before you book. Anyone below the age of 18 yrs must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for kayak tours is 7 yrs.

Paddle to the Pub 
£40 per person for a group booking of 2 to 4
£35 per person for a group booking of 5 plus

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