River Skills - Kayak Intro

Price Icon£185 pp
Kayak Level IconBeginner - Expert
Calendar Icon2 Days
Location IconMultiple Locations
Instructor IconDan Dayley
Ages IconAll Ages
Spaces Icon6 places

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Looking for an introduction to whitewater kayaking? Interested in taking your flat water or whitewater center paddling skills to the real rivers? In the River Skills Kayak Intro course we’ll be building the skills you need to successfully negotiate your way down grade 2/3 white water rapids with confidence and poise.

Throughout the River Skills Kayak Intro course our coaches will work with you to hone your existing skills and introduce you to white water specific paddling techniques to help you towards your paddling goals.

This two day course can be held at different locations all over the UK and Europe. See our booking table below for dates and locations.



  • 2 days of coaching.
  • Your coaches will be developing an individualised action plan for you throughout the course. These are designed to help further your skills after the course is complete.


We recommend being competent on flat water at a 2-star/explore award standard.

If you’re unsure whether or not this course is for you, please give us a call or drop us a message, and we’ll help guide you down the correct path!



Boats and equipment can be hired for an additional cost. Please enquire when booking and we can give you a price breakdown.

Minimum Number and Water Levels:

All of our river skills courses require a minimum number to run. When in natural river environments course may be moved location or postponed if we do not have the correct conditions.

Courses being run on man-made venues do not include your water fees in the booking cost.

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Why Choose Rock The Boat Activities


32 years ofCombined Experience

RTB has been founded by outdoor professionals who are not only coach’s but also have competed internationally. With this wealth of knowledge, we are able to tailor your activities and make the outdoors a safe & enjoyable environment to learn and experience.



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Our promise is to focus on the development of all our clients. A good day for us is when you are able to enjoy the outdoors safely without us, as we have taught you how.
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