Sea Kayak Basics

Sea Kayak Basics

Saturdays June – August
9:00am – 4:00pm
Adult Price:$150

Age: 16+


Moderate Intensity. No experience required. 

Note: Course introduces Capsizing and Re-entering the Kayak from the water


This all-day course introduces you to the skills and knowledge required to paddle a sea kayak in sheltered waters. 

Topics covered include:

  • Parts and features of a sea kayak
  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Efficient Forward Stroke
  • Manoeuvring Strokes
  • Picking an appropriate location to paddle
  • Basic Weather, Tide and Current Information
  • Basic Trip Preparation
  • Capsizing/Wet-Exits
  • Assisted Re-Entries
  • Solo Re-entries
  • Basic Contact Towing

Extra Info

To know what to wear or what to bring with you, check out our ‘What to bring’ guide.