Canoeing and Kayaking Adventures

Take the route less well travelled on a kayaking adventure

Kayaking There is no better way to explore than a kayaking holiday. Peacefully paddling the most natural, scenic and least well travelled route through the countryside is not only perfectly relaxing, but gives you a unique viewpoint of the country, as well as the best chance to see local wildlife. Alternatively, those looking for a little adventure and adrenaline can try tackling rapids and waterfalls with a freestyle kayaking holiday. The options are endless.

When you have enjoyed a long day on the water, you really do need somewhere spacious yet cosy enough to relax; large enough to store you kit and dry out any wet clothes, surrounded by your friends or family, and with a kitchen large enough to get a really hearty meal on the go. A private villa or rural cottage cannot be beaten as a base for a canoeing or kayaking holiday, providing the space, freedom and comfort needed to really get the most from your break.

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Holidays canoeing in Northumberland

With 80 miles of coastline lined by gloriously empty sand beaches, canoeing and sea kayaking holidays in Northumberland are the best in England. There are also many miles of sparkling rivers and lakes, full of wildlife.

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Holidays Kayaking in Perthshire

Kayaking adventures in Perthshire have it all; impossibly picturesque stretches of highland rivers, a wonderfully varied coastline and some adrenaline inducing stretches of fearsome rapids where freestyle kayaking holidays flourish.

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Canoeing Holidays in Canada

Canada is a world class kayaking destination, with orca whales a common sight on sea kayaking expeditions, and more kayaking rivers than you could possibly conquer in a lifetime of Canadian kayaking holidays.

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Holidays Sea Kayaking in Mallorca

Sea kayaking trips to Mallorca are sensational. With such a dramatic coastline ot explore, littered with idyllic beaches and blessed with a phenomenal, year round climate, it may seem like you have travelled a lot further from home!

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Holidays Sea Kayaking in Tenerife

The 'island of eternal spring' offers magnificent canoeing and kayaking adventures all year round, allowing you to take to the water even in the grips of the British winter, and with so much to do, your whole family will be overjoyed.

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Those wanting to explore the wilderness, from Florida's Everglades to the Canadian wilds, will greatly benefit from taking a canoe or kayak. Taking a waterway is by far the most reliable way to see wildlife, and you can glide almost silently along a river, ensuring that your wildlife viewing opportunities are kept alive. There is also no easier way to traverse tough terrain than letting the river take you through the landscape.

Kayaking holidays don't have to be peaceful, romantic and relaxing though. Across the world are a huge range of fearsome whitewater kayaking rivers in locations whose scenery can inspire even the most travelled kayaker. If you have never tried whitewater or freestyle kayaking you can easily get lessons and guided runs in a vast range of destinations, from Whistler in Canada to Verdon in France.

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The frigoulet is composed of 10 accommodations. open all the year long. Tn balazuc, one of the most beautiful village in France, overhanging the ardeche river, claudie and pierre brahic propose holidays in the depths of nature.

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