Old Harry Rocks Kayak Tour (2 Hour)

Suitable for


Group size


Ideal length

1/2 day

When to go

All year round


From £35

This 2 hour microadventure starts in Studland Bay wich marks that start of the Jurassic Coastline, a UNESCO World Heritage sight. You will paddle to Old Harry Rocks, a beautiful and iconic chalk stalk, this ensures a scenic and sheltered journey to explore the sea stacks, caves and arches around the bay.

Join our shorter 2 hour kayak tour (great for people with limited time) to explore the bay and head out towards Old Harry Rocks. You will take in the beautiful surroundings and stunning scenery whilst learning a new skill with our expert kayak instructors on hand to give you top tips and ensure you have a fun & safe time to remember.

You will journey by kayak to see the stacks, the perfect tour for those with less time to enjoy the rest of the coastline. This tour is suitable for age 8+. 

We normally schedule the 2 hour trips to either leave in the morning (9.30/10am) or early afternoon (2pm) - depending on the tides. Please submit a booking request and we'll get back to you specific times for your choosen dates.

Plus past guests on this tour have experienced:

  • Local wildlife: peregrine falcons, cormorants, oyster catchers
  • Marine life: seals, dolphins
  • The unique habitat of our native seahorses amongst the eel grass
  • The kelp beds that are a haven for crab, lobster and fish

Our beautiful location in Dorset on Middle beach in Studland means we are the closest provider to Old Harry Rocks, a beautiful and iconic chalk stalk this ensures a scenic and sheltered journey to explore the sea stacks, caves and arches.

If you are looking for a fun day out with your friends and family and want to book a sea kayaking/canoeing tour on the water get in touch with us to find out what your options are for one of our adventures to test the water!

Your adventure will be led by our experienced and qualified instructors and everything you need is provided. It's taken us a lifetime of dedication and investment to create these wonderful experiences for you to enjoy.

Your guide

Jade & Dan Scott

Jade and Dan, the founders behind Fore Adventure, hop, skipped and jumped at the chance to get out of the city and relocate to Dorset with their (then) baby for a slice of the good life. This is Fore’s story. It was was born from a wish for a lifestyle that echos a brilliantly English version of the American dream.

With Forest School training, Beach School Practitioner titles, BCU Kayak Coaching qualifications, NCFE Ethnobotany and Bushcraft training with the renowned Woodland School under their belts, they know the craft they love.


  • Kit for borrowing
  • Advice on local hotels
  • Coaching

Not Included

  • Meals/ drinks
  • Personal activity insurance

How to get there


Driving to Studland from London takes about 3 hours. 


Mainline trains run to Poole and Bournemouth from Waterloon Station in London. Trains take about 2 hours. Then you'll need to get a local bus, take a taxi or bring your bike.

Where to stay

The Pig on the Beach

Good for: Great Food, sumptiously styled rooms and a glorious setting overlooking Old Harry Rocks.

Highlights: Sip cocktails at sundown around the fire pits in the grounds or laze your days away on a sunlounger overlooking the sea.

Visit website for details and booking.

Knoll House Hotel

Good for: Enviable setting and luscious lawns, a great choice for families

Highlights: Cool off in their outdoor and indoor pools or get your double bubble fix with a glass of fizz in the hottub!

More details on thier website.

Burnbake Campsite

Good for: A rural campsite set in gorgeous greenery, great facilities and super helpful staff, perfect for families and groups.

Highlights: Forest camping, variety of pitches and luxury lodges with hot tubs.

Website and Bookings HERE.

*Contact us for special rates on their lodges.

Client reviews

I would highly recommend a kayak adventure with Fore-adventure. Josh our instructor was great. He was knowledgeable about the local area and sites and passionate about making the experience, not just a trip out on a kayak, but wanting you to take more than that away from you time out on the water. I learnt a lot about seaweed, plants, things that are influencing the environment in the area, and lots more. Really interesting!! Thank you Josh.

Tammy , July 2018
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