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Beginners Gloucester Sharpness Canal Tour

Half-Day Guided Trip

From: £45.00

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Suitable for the whole family this beginners SUP adventure takes you on a trip along the historic Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. Depending on the wind conditions, our aim will be to reach Purton Ship Graveyard, an historic collection of abandoned ships, used to reenforce the River Severn bank wall.  Our experienced guide will coach you on technique and skill as we paddle.  Fuel up for your return paddle with a slab of homemade cake and a can of pop on our floating SUP picnic! This tour is your perfect next step after completing our SUP Beginners Skills Session.

You will

    • Enjoy a journey along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal
    • Enjoy a cold beverage and cake.
    • Learn self-rescue techniques, paddling techniques and posture for safe and confident paddling.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet if desired.

The details

    • Enjoy a 3 hour there and back paddle along the canal, Start and End point The Black Shed Cafe, Shepherds patch, Slimbridge.
    • £45.00pp includes guided trip, drink and cake.
    • Learn self-rescue techniques, paddling techniques and posture for safe and confident paddling.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet.
    • Attendees MUST be able to swim unaided.
    • Children must be 10+ years
    • Wetsuit can be hired on booking. £10.00 pp
T&C’s

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If your booking is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions you will be given a selection of dates to rebook within the current season. Or a 12-month gift voucher will be issued.

If the booking is cancelled by your party:

Your booking will be fully transferable within the current season or a 12 month gift voucher will be issued.

Less than 72 hours-notice your booking will NOT be refunded or transferred, unless it falls within our COVID-19 policy

NOTE: We require a minimum of 4 booked on to run a tour.

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