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Just amazing

This is the second year have been kayaking with Ian and will definitely go again next year! Have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicki S
Monday Kayak trip on the Lizard

A Kayak trip with Ian was fabulous, a fantastic mix of nature and adrenalin. Ian's expert guidance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike S
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| The Harbour, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JS, England
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+44 1326 563387
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second year have been kayaking with Ian and will definitely go again next year! Have been on tours round the coast, each time there is something new to see or do or we go to a different place. Ian is patient, Deaf...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Kayak trip with Ian was fabulous, a fantastic mix of nature and adrenalin. Ian's expert guidance and local knowledge made it a great trip out, rock hoping and a bit of surfing. Excellent value for money

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I've never been kayaking before, nor done any water sports - but Ian was absolutely brilliant. He made me feel safe and confident in the water - even if it was quite choppy and I fell in! Absolutely amazing experience. My fiancé thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Arabella C
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Arabella. Thanks for the review. You guys were awesome and put the "divorce boat" through its paces in that wind! Cheers for coming along.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (couple plus17yr old) had an excellent couple of hours sea kayaking out with Ian in less than perfect weather. The sit in kayaks were a revelation, very stable and easy to make progress despite choppy seas and a stiff breeze at times. I was...More

Thank Rogerthesnake
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Roger. Really appreciate you taking the time to recommend. It was certainly a testing day for you all!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great 3 hour paddleboard trip with Ian in June and couldn't have asked for better weather or a better man for the job. From the moment i called to book, to meeting Ian on the day, he was warm, friendly and funny...More

Thank Jo M
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review guys!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 hours out on the sea. Ian explained everything clearly and let us know what we would be doing. I'm 61 and getting a bit fed up with lots of things. This experience has got my mogo working again. Went out from Gunwalloe beach with...More

Thank Nigel B
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to have you out on a trip and so happy it may of helped bring the spark back into your life! Keep trying new things!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a two day overnight trip with Ian and we loved it - we felt more confident on the sea, we learnt lots about wildlife and the history of the area and we met some dolphins! Ian is warm, patient, flexible, inspiring as a...More

Thank sunshine23cambridge
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome Shilpa. Thanks for coming and I look forward to seeing you guys again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out on a two hour kayak tour of the coast from Gunwalloe beach as the easterly wind made the water a bit choppy at Porthleven-it was superb weather and the scenery was amazing from the kayak. We saw sea birds and seals on...More

Thank bilbur
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Number 100 no less!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I joined Ian for a fantastic Sea Kyack adventure around the west coast near Church Cove. The group was mixed ability and the conditions with strong Easterly winds was difficult but Ian made it enjoyable and flexed to make sure everyone went...More

Thank Lorna R
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review and great to have you guys along for the trip. See you again next time your down!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Falmouth and although there are nearer places to paddle we would never do that!!! Vertical Blue Adventures are by far the best. Truly professional and they make safety paramount but manage to keep things fun at the same time. We have been...More

Thank laneMidlands
Ian P, Owner at Vertical Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lovely to have you guys along as ever and thanks for the great review! Until next time!!

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NorthEastGirl13
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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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