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We have some beautiful lakes and rivers to be explored in the Lake District and what better way than in one of our fleet of Canadian built, open canoes. Interested in learning new skills or simply improving then we have the course for you!

Do you have you own boat and feel you are not making the most out of it? Need some advice about rigging it out? Unsure how to self rescue? Is your boat collecting cobwebs in the garage? We can offer 1:1 or group courses tailored for you. Simply get in touch to organise a course specifically for you.

Back to Basics.

Introduction to Canoeing

​A fantastic course aimed at people who wish to gain the foundation skills of canoeing. By the end of course you will have the skill to manoeuvre your canoe, understand the effects of the wind on open water and have an efficient forward stroke.

Canoe the Rothay Pool

Introduction to White Water Canoeing

​Are you competent on flat water and keen to take your paddling to the next level? Limited experience of white water paddling? The aim of this course is to provide you with the basic skills to manoeuvre your canoe on moving water. Key areas covered will include: reading whitewater, risk management, breaking in / breaking out, fundamental river running skills and more.

By the end of this course you will be confident paddling on whitewater and be ready to take on the British rivers! In order to get the most out of this course you do need to be competent on flat water, if not consider our intro course or we can tailor a course to suit your skill level.

Advanced White Water Skills

Advanced White Water Canoeing

​A course tailored to suit to you… Get in touch to discuss your requirements. Together we can progress your paddling above and beyond your expectations.

Stac Polly Mess Tent

Canoe Expedition

Imagine canoeing gently across calm lakes and rivers learning camp craft as you go. A course tailored to suit to you… Get in touch to discuss your requirements.

WWW Safety Skills Course - putting it into practise.

White Water Safety

​Our WW Safety & Rescue Course focuses on all the fundamental elements for safe river running, group management and key rescue techniques. The course is 90% water based so be prepared to get wet! Dry suit advisable which are available for hire from Real Adventure. No matter you paddling skill level we can cater this course to suit you.

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