When to go
All year round
Swanage Bay is the perfect location for your kayaking trip. Located on the Jurassic Coast, you’ll enjoy some of the best views in the UK. There are miles of coastline seeped in history for you to explore.
Your guide will take you on a tour of the Bay and out to Ballards Point. The trip includes kayaking under the new pier as well as through the old pier. Swanage Bay has an abundance of sea life and you may get to see spider crabs, sea bass, wrasse and more when the waters are clear. If we’re really lucky, one of the seals may come into the bay.
This adventure is suitable for those without any prior kayaking experience. Your guide is a qualified British canoeing coach who can guide you along and teach you a skill or two along the way, making this the perfect way to spend an hour or two in Swanage. The kayaks are sit-in kayaks giving you the best experience possible. All equipment is provided - just bring yourself and a big smile to enjoy your day.
Steven Malone, founder of H20 Adventures, is passionate about the outdoors. Based in Dorset, Steve offers guided kayaking trips in Swanage Bay, Poole Harbour and Studland beach. A qualified British Canoeing coach, Steve is qualified to run skills awards in kayaking and canoeing, including with children over the age of 8. Steve has substantial experience of working with a multitude of groups from all walks of life. He is also a supervisor and assessor for the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.
- Advice on kit needed
- Advice on best travel options
- Meals/ drinks
- Personal activity insurance
How to get there
TRAINS TO DORSET
Mainline trains run to Wareham from Waterloo Station in London. Trains take about 2 hours 15 mins. From there it’s a taxi ride or No 40 bus to Swanage which takes about 40 mins.
DRIVE TO DORSET
Driving to Swanage from London takes about 3 hours. Car parking is available on site.
Brilliant day sea kayaking off the Jurassic coast with Steve. Great guiding and coaching, especially when it got choppy! I’d definitely recommend giving it a go, and I’ll be back for a longer trip next time.