kayaking at Mylor


The Fal River is a great place to learn to kayak and perfect your skills or use them to have a good explore. Due to our perfectly located base at Mylor Harbour, we can cater for all abilities of kayakers.

Facilities at our base in Mylor include parking, warm showers, changing rooms and a classroom. The harbour also has a cafe and wine bar for that well-deserved drink at the end of a day exploring the river and learning new skills.

Our instructors have over 20 years of experience of teaching kayaking.  All are BCU qualified and have worked around the world teaching sea kayaking, surf and white water kayaking.


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Our aim is to build your confidence on the water. Our class sizes are of no more than six which allows for lots of individual coaching and a personal feel so that as your expert Kayak instructor leads you in the basics of paddle strokes, kit familiarity and water safety, your confidence and skills will grow.

If you have never been in a kayak before or you only have a little experience and are looking to develop your kayaking skills then our beginner sessions are for you.

What’s included –

  • 1.5- hour Tuition
  • Wetsuits, buoyancy aid, kayak and paddles


Price: £30pp


Family Kayak Tour

2.5-hour family Kayaking adventure!

A safari of Mylor and the river Fal exploring the creeks and tributaries, paddle games and wildlife watching.

Are you looking for a new activity for your family holiday? Our kayaking adventures are guaranteed to blow you away, with stunning scenery, new skills to learn, an abundance of wildlife to be discovered and an experience of the river like no other. Kayaking is the perfect way to explore our coastal habitats. Watch as you and your family build new confidence on the water, engage with the wildlife that call our rivers and coastlines home and have a family adventures of a life time! With paddle skills and epic games also guaranteed, it’s the ultimate family activity this summer!

No prior experience needed, we’ll teach you basic Kayak skills at the start of the session to ensure you get the most out of your family time on the river.

What’s included –

  • 2.5- hour Guided tour
  • Wetsuits, buoyancy aid, kayak and paddles

Price: £169 for a family of 4 + £35 additional person


Kayaking and kayak hire in Cornwall



The hire kayaks are sit-on-tops, with either singles or doubles to choose from.  They can be hired for one hour through to a full day – we are fully flexible to make your experience of paddling the Fal River as memorable as possible.

From the harbour, you can explore up the creeks, spotting wildlife, or visit the Pandora Inn– a 13th century thatched pub with its own pontoon.  Further up the river, you can stop on the beach at the National Trust’s beautiful Trelissick Gardens.

Booking is recommended during the school holidays to avoid disappointment.

Salt Air Adventures Kayak centre is based at Mylor Harbour, which has toilets, warm showers and changing facilities.  There is also a cafe and restaurant on site if you require lunch, dinner or a refreshing drink after your time on the river.

Included with every hired kayak:

  • Full briefing with a map
  • Safety equipment
  • Hints and tips on technique
  • Buoyancy aids fitted to your size (we have a range of children’s sizes)
  • A hand down the slipway and a push-off from the shoreline!

Wetsuits can also be provided should you require one, at an additional cost.

All participants must be able to swim 50m unaided in open water and have the ability to climb in and out of the water unaided.

A hire form will need to be filled out by all participants, and those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Price table for Kayak and Stand up Paddle Hire

1Hr 2Hrs 3Hrs 4 Hrs Full Day
Single sit on top kayak £10 £15 £20 £25 £45
Double sit on top Kayak £15 £25 £35 £45 £60
Stand up paddle board £10 £15 £20 £25 £45




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