Duringthis fun and exciting kayak tour youll receive guidance and tips as well as fascinating facts about the history of the area from an experienced instructor as you paddle past houseboats, small islands and a variety of wildlife. Youll even be able to spot historic sites such as Garrick Temple, Molesey lock and the famous Hampton Court Palace!
Upon arrival you will be met by your friendly and experienced British Canoe Union Instructor who will give a full health and safety briefing and allocate all equipment including buoyancy aids and single touring recreational kayaks. Then its into the water, where you will kayak upstream through the Molesey lock dating back to 1815, passing fine houseboats, small islands and a variety of wildlife. On the way to Taggs Island you will view the famous Garrick Temple honouring William Shakespeare. Youll even be able to spot the historical Hampton Court Palace - once home of King Henry VIII - from your own unique seat. During the tour your instructor will give you information of the local area and history. The experience lasts around 2 hours, with approximately 90 minutes spent in the water. The tour begins and ends at the same location.
This experience is available in Surrey
Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person. Tours run on selected weekdays and weekends at varying times of day throughout the year. This experience is not suitable for non-swimmers. Minimum height is 1.2 metres. Maximum weight is 120kg. Minimum age is 9 years; under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult. You are advised to wear suitable clothes these include: a rain jacket, a fleece jacket/sweater on colder days, a change of clothes in case you get wet and trainers or similar. It is recommended that you bring bottled water, a towel, suncream and a hat (in good weather) and fingerless gloves. You must notify instructors of any medical conditions prior to the tour. All valuables can be stored and locked either in the company van or stored in dry bags in the hatches of the kayaks. All dates are subject to availability.