half day
Duration
April-September
Dates
+14
Age
6+
Min Pax
Costa Brava – L’Escala
Location

Experience the excitement of sea kayaking and explore the coast line from Portlligat (Cap de Creus)

The activity will be placed in our center in Cap de Creus (Portlligat)  it will be consisting in a half day tour paddling the coastline of:

Natural Park of CAP DE CREUS – 

The Creus cape peninsula is one of the largest, protected, natural reserves in Catalonia (formed in 1998 by the Law 4/1998, 12th March, for the protection of Creus cape), with a total area of 13,886 hectares, divided into 3,073 of coast and 10,813 of land, a fact which gives it the distinctive feature of being Catalonia’s first foreshore natural reserve. With regards to the marine part, three areas of great underwater splendour are protected: Gros cape, Creus cape point (where the northern part of s’Encalladora island is protected in its entirety) and Norfeu cape.   The spectacular geological outcrops are one of most significant features of the Parc Natural, with its complicated and beautiful forms which often cause the visitor’s imagination to get carried away. One sees images of real or mythical animals in the area (lions, dragons, camels, eagles, cats, rats…), despite the fact that it is the wind and the sea, and not the Gods, which have gone on shaping the geological landscape of the Creus cape right up to the present day with their incessant activity begun thousands of years ago.

And around this beautiful scenery we start a journey in our PaddleinSpain Centre Group –  in Portlligat, a very small fishing village reached from Roses by following the signs to Cadaques.

You will meet your instructor, receive your equipment, for this easy tour we will use a sea kayak, easy, faster on your way and perfect boat for this type of activities. We will be getting change and get ready to enjoying the environment. Your instructor will be accompanying you all the time in tour and give you a briefing on safety and paddleing techniques.

The highlights of this tour are:

  • Platja de s’Alqueria
  • Cap d’en Roig
  • Es Jonquet
  • Badia de Guillola
  • Racó de l’Home
  • Punta des Pi
  • Platja de Guillola
  • Punta d’en Cudera
  • Cala Seca
  • Cala Bona

Restrictions:

  • Minimum age: 13 years (minimum height 1.45mts)
  • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult
  • All participants must know how to swim
  • This experience requires a minimum of 6 people to be confirmed (from May to September) Out of this period is necessary to be 8 people to confirm your tour.
  • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake in the activity

 

PLACE Portlligat (Costa Brava)
DURATION 3.30 hours (4,3 nautical miles)
LEVEL Intermediated (but not necessary previous experience)
INCLUDED All the equipment required for the activity (pdf, sea kayak, spray deck, scool cag, etc…)
Accident and third party insurance
Entitled Instructor
Snorkel kit
lantern (if it’s necessary)
assisting pneumatic motorized boat
NOT INCLUDED/

RECOMMENDED TO BRING

Your own transport to arrive to our meeting place
Recommend to bring: swimming suit, towel, sun’s lotion, backpack to leave your personal belongings
Tie-on water shoes or dive boots (recommended)
Travel insurance
Lunch is not included

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