The Scilly Paddleboard or Kayak Adventure

St Martins, Isles of Scilly 
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    April to October, Weather Permitting

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    From 1 hour

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    Price from

    From £10

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    Suitable for

    For beginners to the more experienced paddler, couples, families, dogs welcome. You need be able to swim.


St Martin's Watersports offer kayak and paddleboard hire from St Martin's in the Isles of Scilly.  Create family memories, have an adventure and explore the islands at your own pace. You can kayak out to any of four uninhabited islands, rest on a sandbar, explore Neolithic settlements, see grey seals and sea birds.  St Martin's provide all the equipment you need to experience the tranquillity and beauty of the islands.  

Alternatively enjoy paddle boarding in a sheltered bay; they have single, two person and a four person SUP if you want to share the fun!


Meet us on Par Beach where instructors will help you to plan where you want to go for your hire and give you a thorough safety briefing.


You set off on an adventure of your choosing, to make memories of Scilly that will stay with you forever.


Visit the Neolithic settlement on Nornour


See curious Atlantic grey seals


Finally, land on an uninhabited island and explore at your leisure as a finale before your trip ends

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Why this experience is great for you

  • There are uninhabited islands that you can land on and explore that are within 25 minutes gentle paddling of St Martin’s.
  • See curious grey seals that may even follow your kayak!
  • St Martin's Watersports are the only company in Scilly who offer two and four person paddleboards allowing you to share your supping fun.
  • If you’re hiring the equipment for the day then you will receive a 15% discount from The Island Bakery on St Martin’s. Grab yourself a delicious picnic then choose which deserted beach to eat it on.



Facilities and additional information

Equipment needed: St Martin's Watersports will provide all the safety equipment you will need to get out on the water safely. Depending on the length of your hire, please bring sunscreen, drinking water and a snack.

Weather: St Martin's Watersports reserve the right to cancel the hire if the weather conditions make it unsafe to be out on the water.

Parking: Not applicable to Scilly! You don’t have to be staying on St Martin’s to hire from us as there will be daily tripper boats from other islands. 

Food & drink: St Martin’s has many food outlets including cafes, a lovely Bakery and a well-stocked  shop

Toilets: There is a public convenience two minutes from the beach St Martin's watersports operate from.




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