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Kayak Hire at Porthpean beach

Kayak Hire from Porthpean beach

Hire yourself a Kayak or Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) to explore the Cornish coast

Hire a kayak or SUP and take to the water to experience the scenery around the south coast of Cornwall. Porthpean beach, near St Austell is a protected wildlife area and boasts nesting sea birds, seals, natural arches, caves and the many secluded beaches of Porthpean Bay, Cornwall.

You can find us every weekend and throughout the summer months, down on Porthpean beach. If planning to hire on a weekend, please ring on a week day first to arrange your hire. You can collect your kayak any time from 9.00 am and should be returned to by 4.00 pm on the day of hire.

Sit-on-top Kayak and SUP hire costs

Hire one of our sit-on-top kayaks or SUP's by the day, half day or just an hour.

Full day kayak/SUP hire: Double Kayaks: £45  Single kayaks and SUP's: £30  

Half day kayak/SUP hire: Double Kayaks: £30  Single kayaks and SUP's: £20  

One hour kayak/SUP hire: Double Kayaks: £16  Single kayaks and SUP's: £12  

Included in the hire price is:

  • Back rests (for kayak hire only) and paddles 
  • Buoyancy aids
  • Paddle briefing
  • Safety information

How to find us

From Truro:

Follow the A390 through St Austell. After passing Asda Superstore on the right, take next right signposted Porthpean.

Take this road for about 1 mile past Penrice Hospital and Porthpean Golf Club. Take the left turn directed to Porthpean Church, and it will lead down to a car park and then the beach.

From Liskeard:

Take the A390 towards St Austell.

Pass Tesco store and take 2nd exit at next roundabout (straight over).

After roundabout take next left signed Porthpean. Take this road for about 1 mile past Penrice Hospital and Porthpean Golf Club. Take the left turn directed to Porthpean Church, and it will lead down to a car park and then the beach.

Adverse weather may affect our ability to hire kayaks

If the weather is deemed unsuitable, for safety reasons we reserve the right to cancel or change your booking.

Contact:

Mark Peters:  01726 72901

Email: porthpean@cornwall.gov.uk

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