WHAT’S INCLUDED? Gylly Adventures will provide all the equipment needed for your activity. (e.g. kayaks, paddles, SUPs). This includes wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets where appropriate. A friendly instructor plus all other safety equipment is also included.
CAN I WEAR MY OWN WETSUIT? Yes. However, we recommend a full-length wetsuit.
DO I NEED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE? We will do our best to cater last minute bookings however to guarantee availability and avoid disappointment booking in advance is strongly recommended. Where possible booking online is best. The Activity FAQ’s on the website provide all the information you need.
HOW LONG IS THE TOUR? All Coasteering sessions are approximately 2 hours on the water. The invoice/ booking times indicates your arrival and approximate departure time.
WHAT TIME DO THE TOURS START? This can vary. Click on the book now button to see available time slots. The booking times indicates your arrival and approximate departure time.
HOW FIT DO I NEED TO BE? Many families and groups with no prior experience successfully take part on our Adventures. However, a basic level of fitness is required, for each adventure you can expect to be active for approximately 2 hours. Consideration should be made if you are supporting a young child on a Double kayak. Participants should be comfortable to swim 50 meters unaided.
CAN I WATCH IF I AM NOT TAKING PART? Most of our Adventures follow the coast, therefore you can follow the groups progress walking along the coastal path.
WHAT TO BRING? Please bring any medication you require e.g. inhalers. A swimming costumes, sun cream, water bottle, wetsuit boots and laced closed toe shoes you do not mind getting wet should all be brought. A towel and warm clothes to put on at the end are recommended. We recommend arriving with swimming costumes already on. This saves time getting ready, additionally we have no private changing facilities.
WHAT IS THE WEIGHT LIMIT? The weight limit for a double kayak is approximately 25st/160kg. Single kayaks 15st/95kg. If you think you are close to the weight limit, please let us know. We can rig a double kayak to be paddled as a single, so you can still enjoy the adventure.
WHAT IS THE MIN AGE? For ‘Join The Next’ activities the minimum age is 12 years. For a ‘Pick Your Own’ Coasteer the minimum age is 9 years. For a Big Jump and SUP coasteer the minimum age is also 12 years.
CAN I WEAR GLASSES OR TAKE MY PHONE / CAMERA OUT WITH ME? We advise against it, but these can be brought – however, this is at your own risk. We have seen plenty of sunglasses and phones drown over the years.
ARE THERE CHANGING FACILITIES?
Gylly Beach Activities: There is an open Courtyard next to our base on the beach which provides a space for changing. There is also a large public toilet if more discretion is required. We recommend that you arrive already changed into your swimwear. There is also a freshwater shower by the public toilets however it is not warm! Your belongings will be kept safe in our containers whilst you are on the water. We have never had any issues, but we do not have any lockers therefore we recommend leaving valuables behind.
WHERE DO WE PARK AND MEET?
Gylly Beach Activities: Please meet us at our base on the left-hand side of Gylly Café as you look out to sea. There are lots of parking options near Gylly beach. There is a pay and display carpark in 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 TR114PA.