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Falmouth Coasteering Adventures

WEEKLY ADVENTURES: During the season (Opening Hours) Gylly Adventures runs WEEKLY Adventures at fixed times. These Adventures are open to anyone and are ideally suited for individuals, pairs and Small groups.

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Times and Availability:
Night Coasteer Adventures run to the following times.

Month Arrive Adventure Starts Departs
January 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
February 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
March 5.45pm 6pm 8.15pm
April 7.30pm 7.45pm 10pm
May 8.15pm 8.30pm 10.45pm
June 8.30pm 8.45pm 11pm
July 8.15pm 8.30pm 10.45pm
August 7.45pm 8pm 10.15pm
September 6.30pm 6.45pm 9pm
October 5.45pm 6pm 8.15pm
November 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
December 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm

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WHAT’S INCLUDED?
Gylly Adventures will provide all the equipment needed for your activity. (e.g. kayaks, paddles, SUPs). This includes wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets (when appropriate) and an instructor plus all other safety equipment.

CAN I WEAR MY OWN WETSUIT?
Yes. However, we recommend a full-length wetsuit. Shorty wetsuits are okay only on very warm days.

DO I NEED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE?
During the day we are often out on the water or out of reception, therefore where possible booking online is easiest? Most of the information you need should be available in the website FAQ and activity pages. Please email us if you have any further questions. We do take bookings from our beach and over the phone however we strongly recommend you book in advance to guarantee availability.

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 hrs.  Particular 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 along the coastal path.

WHAT TO BRING?
All Adventures: Please bring any medication you require (e.g inhalers), Swimming Costume, Sun cream, Water Bottle, Towel, Warm clothes to put on at the end. Coasteering and Kayaking: Shoes that you can get wet, Wetsuit boots or old trainers are perfect, crocs and flip flops are not. Note: Some Adventures /lessons can include, if requested, a trip to a café, Pub or Ice cream shop. So, bring a few pound coins if you want any refreshments.

WHAT IS THE WEIGHT LIMIT?
SUPing: In smooth conditions the weight limit for our Paddleboards is approximately 21st/133kg. This doesn’t consider the paddler skill, fitness and sea conditions. These factors also influence the maximum weight limit for successful paddle boarding.  If you are over 18st, please let us know and we can discuss alternative options, if paddle boarding isn’t successful.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WEEKLY AND NEW GROUP ADVENTURES?
WEEKLY ADVENTURES: During the season (Opening Hours) Gylly Adventures runs WEEKLY Adventures at fixed times. These Adventures are open to anyone and are ideally suited for individuals, pairs and Small groups. WEEKLY adventures are better value than a NEW GROUP adventure.
NEW GROUP ADVENTURE: If the WEEKLY adventures aren’t convenient then you can make a NEW GROUP booking. NEW GROUP bookings must be a minimum of 4 people. At Gylly we would never put a Stag group with a Family booking, however please don’t mistake a NEW GROUP booking as being exclusive. ACTIVITY EXCLUSIVITY as an optional extra. ACTIVITY EXCLUSIVITY is only available for NEW GROUP BOOKINGS and costs £5pp.

HOW LONG IS THE ACTIVITY?
ALL Coasteer Adventures are 2 hrs on the water.
Night Kayak Coasteer Combo are 2 hrs on the water

All Coasteer Adventures run to the following times:

Arrive Adventure starts Adventure Finishes Depart
9.30am 9.45am 11.45am 12pm
1pm 1.15pm 3.15pm 3.30pm
4.30pm 4.45pm 6.45pm 7pm

Night Kayak Coasteer Combo Adventures run to the following times:

Monnth Arrive Adventure starts Depart
January 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
February 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
March 5.45pm 6pm 8.15pm
April 7.30pm 7.45pm 10pm
May 8.15pm 8.30pm 10.45pm
June 8.30pm 8.45pm 11pm
July 8.15pm 8.30pm 10.45pm
August 7.45pm 8pm 10.15pm
September 6.30pm 6.45pm 9pm
October 5.45pm 6pm 8.15pm
November 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm
December 5.15pm 5.30pm 7.45pm

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 while you are on activity. We have never had any issues, but we don’t have any lockers at Gylly.

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

DO YOU CANCEL IF IT IS RAINING? 
No

WHAT HAPPENS IF I WANT TO CANCEL MY SESSION?
If you cancel your booking more than 14 days before the activity session you are entitled to a full refund.
If you cancel within 14 – 5 days before the activity session you will entitled to a full refund minus the 30% deposit.
If you cancel within 5 days before the activity session you will receive no refund.

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT IS TOO ROUGH OR WINDY?
If bad weather makes it unsafe to run the session. We will first look to relocate the activity to an alternative venue or offer an alternative activity. If this is not possible, we will offer you either: A credit note to the full value of the session or a full refund minus a 30% deposit. Gylly Adventures will notify you of any venue or activity changes the day before your activity session.

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