North Devon - Lundy Island - Sea Kayaking -No experience necessary

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Lundy Island - A peaceful, unspoilt wildlife haven just off the coast of North Devon - 3.5miles long

Sea Kayaking at Lundy Island
Lundy Island, off the North Devon coast, supports an amazing array of wildlife. It is England's only statutory marine nature reserve. Sea Kayaking Southwest are offering Sea Kayaking Adventures around this wonderful island. The waters are beautifully clear and while paddling you will find the seals are as interested in you, as you are of them!
This is a real experience and don't worry, no previous kayaking experience is necessary.

Fishing Boat
Low tide in torridge estuary
Yacht moored at Appledore


Come and join friendly the instructors on a wildlife safari by sea kayak. As you paddle along the coast of Lundy you will encounter all kinds of wildlife including the resident seals and even a basking shark. In the breeding season Lundy is home to the largest seabird colony in the South of England and includes species such as razorbill, guillemot and kittiwake. You may even be lucky enough to spot a puffin, the bird that gives the island it's name, 'lund-ey' is Norse for puffin island.

Fishing boats

Your adventure starts as soon as you board the catamaran, 'Obsession II'. This is a fast motor boat and the trip from Ilfracombe to Lundy takes only an hour. 'Obsession II' can carry up to 12 passengers and 8 sea kayaks it has a fly bridge on top of the wheelhouse which is an ideal way to spot dolphins and other wildlife during the exhilarating crossing.

Eating fish and chips at Appledore

Sea Kayaking Southwest offer day trips and weekend breaks. All trips will include:
Return crossing aboard 'Obsession II'; fully guided sea kayak wildlife safari; all the equipment; time to explore the island before your return to the mainland; all food (weekend breaks only) and camping equipment are provided (excluding sleeping bags).

Looking at Instow from Aplledore

For more information about this fantastic experience call Rob - Tel: 01271 813129 Mob: 07838 196625 send an email -

If you can't make it to Lundy this year, then try out a bit of kayaking on the beautiful and unspoilt North Devon coast. There are frequent trips in both the Bideford Bay area and exploring the Exmoor coast. Give Sea Kayaking Southwest a call to arrange something to suit your group or family - Tel: 01271 813129 Mob: 07838 196625 Send an email -

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Places to visit

North Devon
Mortehoe, Morte Point and Rockham Bay ,
Braunton Burrows, Saunton Sands & Crow Point,
Torrington, Rosemoor and Dartington Glass
Fremington Quay, Heritage Centre, Tarka Trail & Home Farm Marsh
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

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