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Vertical Blue Adventures

| The Harbour, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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Wonderful sea kayaking adventure

Earlier this week we experienced sea kayaking for the first time. Ian clearly explained what we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stara_Sparkles
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Great Fun and Experience

I got to taste the full experience of SUP and kayaking over the last bank holiday weekend. After a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_andrea_metzger_uk
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London, United Kingdom
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Vertical Blue Adventures is situated on the stunning historic harbour town of Porthleven. Ideally positioned to take full advantage of the stunning coastline that surrounds Cornwall. Paddle boarding, Kayaking and Mountain biking, as well as hire, sales and tours. We have something to suit everyone so come along and say hi!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| The Harbour, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Earlier this week we experienced sea kayaking for the first time. Ian clearly explained what we would be doing on the water and put us at ease. Once we were in the double kayak myself and my fiance were quickly paddling around the harbour area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got to taste the full experience of SUP and kayaking over the last bank holiday weekend. After a fun SUP taster session in the morning, we explored the coastline on kayaks during the afternoon. During the trip we also explored a cave, had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself a friend and his 13 year old lad have been kayaking with Ian this morning from Porthleven Harbour, we had a single and double kayak. Can’t recommend enough,Ian has an amazing knowledge of the local area and wildlife, stopped a secluded beach cove and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family of four with two children, aged 10 and 7, we took out two two-man kayaks for a brilliant morning on the water with Ian. We went a few kilometres down the coast and saw some amazing bird life up close. We stopped...More

1  Thank Loveday2008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to handle kayaks, even for a novice like me! Ian was great at making sure we were both ok during the trip and gave us a really good insight into what we were looking at along the coastline during our journey. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked with Ian to do a SUP taster session, we had a brilliant time, Ian taught us all basics, and let us loose in the Harbour to paddle board amongst the boats. It is a beautiful harbour and would highly recommend Ian as an instructor

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Hi, we arranged a day tour with Ian of Vertical Blue via email, having found the website online. We opted for a full day ocean kayaking. The weather had been very stormy on the previous day and there was still a significant swell in Porthleven...More

5  Thank Andy H
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stand up paddle boarding taster session with Ian was amazing. My partner and I had not done SUP before, we were introduced to techniques from lying down, kneeling to standing through the three harbor areas at Porthleven and had free time at the end. Definitely...More

2  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

First kayak trip with Ian at Vertical Blue....what a great day. Was a bit worried initially about the conditions/surf but Ian soon put us at ease. After a baptism of fire round the Manacles we meandered along the cost through the rocks stoping off at...More

1  Thank Trevor R
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Wow can't express how amazing our day was sea kayaking. It was the highlight of our holiday and has gave us special memories to take back to our day jobs. Ian is an amazing instructor, great tuition, really patient, very informative, a genuine interesting guy...More

Thank Rob K
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NorthEastGirl13
13 May 2018|
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Response from Ian P | Property representative |
Hi there. 5 year olds are still a little small for some of the activities we supply. However if you wanted your little one can join you on a kayak tour sitting in your sit on top kayak in-between your legs. Super safe and... More
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