Lodge-based Kayak Trips
Our sea kayaking and hotel based adventures are ideal for those who would like a little luxury in their lives!
Our group hotels are mostly small, characterful and family-run. We offer trips with only hotel accommodation each night eg Italy’s Liguria Coast or Corsica, Sardinia and Cinque Terre and others that have a mix of camping and hotels like the Active Turkey or Sweden trips.
Cuisine is a highlight! We sample distinct local specialities in a variety of restaurants ranging from seafood to home made pastas and casseroles. Vegetarian options are always available on request. Dinners are a great time to relax and talk about the day’s adventures.
We have a fleet of single and double kayaks with sit in cockpits on all our trips. The use of singles is up to our guides discretion and partially determined by weather conditions, ability and group numbers. We use spray skirts, life vests and adjustable paddles.
Hotel accommodation is based on twin share. Single supplements can be requested for an additional cost. Contact us for details.
local knowledge and interpretation
Our trips generally include all meals (while kayaking), kayak gear, local transport, fees, permits and professional guides.
Our Lodge-based trips
The Three Capes Paddle
Stay at The Bolthole, an exclusive waterfront property as a base of operations while spending four wonderful days exploring the diversity of the Tasman Peninsulas’ cultural and natural landscapes.
Bruny Island Paddle
Discover secluded coves, sea caves, lagoons, sea kelp forests and if lucky, encounters with fur seals, fairy penguins and soaring albatross, and enjoy evenings spent in our cozy lodge sampling delicious Bruny Island delicacies.
Sardinia & Corsica Kayak Odyssey
Explore the stunning coastlines of Sardinia and Corsica and hike through one of Europe’s deepest canyons on this unique hotel-based itinerary. Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean and although part of Italy, fiercely maintains its own identity with a distinctive culture, food and traditions.
Ligurian Coast & Cinque Terre Kayak Adventure
Our trip starts in the maritime capitol of Genoa, a vibrant port with a maze of medieval passageways. We can tour the town and sample a delicious gelato on our first night.
Kefalonia and Ithaca Kayak Odyssey
Our newest Mediterranean adventure explores the Greek islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca. Kefalonia, the largest island in the Ionian chain, is a stunning combination of forested mountains, azure waters and beautiful beaches. Kefalonia is the perfect backdrop for a kayaking holiday with a wild coastline dominated by huge white cliffs, sea caves, hidden coves and picturesque villages to explore.
Turkey Sea Kayak & Scenic Walk Expedition
Turkey’s rugged coast and walk the Lycian Way. We combine an active sea kayak holiday with a section of one of the world’s top long distance walks. We begin the paddling section of the trip at Köycegiz Lake and spend the first week kayaking the Turquoise Coast.
Norway Lofoten Islands Kayak Exploration
Situated approximately 150-200 kilometres above the Arctic Circle, the Lofoten Island archipelago is renowned for its stunning scenery and rich culture, steeped in history. Sea kayaking through the Lofoten fjords is an incredible experience; the Lofotoen Wall, a dramatic collection of mountain peaks, surge straight out of the ocean providing spectacular paddling.