Intromediate Sea Kayaking

This five day course with our highly qualified instructors will help you be confident in your skills to help you on your journey, helping you hone in on your technique and skills on some of UK’s best coastal waters.

Plas y Brenin

5 Days

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Plas y Brenin


5 Days

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You’re not a beginner, you’ve been out on sea- but you don’t quite feel confident or experienced enough to embark on a ‘journey holiday’ so you’d like to find something in between that’ll move you up to that level. Our friendly, highly qualified instructors will get you there on this five day course. You’ll revisit and develop your existing sea kayak techniques, enjoying some of the UK’s most stunning coastal waters as you do. And you’ll develop your roll in our heated indoor pool.


You’ll have honed your existing sea kayak techniques and developed your roll to feel more confident. You’ll also have gained the fundamentals skills of trip planning and navigation.

What to Expect

You’ll spend day one revisiting the foundation skills of sea kayaking. Throughout the week you’ll take a series of journeys along the coastline of Anglesey to practice and build on your skills. We’ll also deliver some theory sessions on tidal planning and weather interpretation. During the week we’ll cover the essential safety and rescue skills to stay safe.

Experience Required

You need to have basic sea paddling experience.

How should I prepare?

You’ll need to have kayaked recently, but not necessarily on the sea. You should be fit enough for five active days.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.