Boat trip and kayak expeditions along the Helford River


Customers can change into their wetsuits in our private changing room at the Budock Vean Hotel and they can lock up their belogings whilst out on the water. A toilet and outdoor shower are also available. Bring your own towels.

Wetsuit hire with wetsuit shoes are included in the price if you don’t have your own. Proper Cornish tap water and buoyancy aids are also included.

The expedition starts with a 40 minute boat trip up River to Gweek or down River to Falmouth Bay and Gillian Creek and we tow the kayaks up river. When reaching Gweek or Gillian Creek customers will disembark onto the kayaks and enjoy a 2 hour guided kayak adventure back to the hotel enjoying the wildlife and romance of Helford River and it’s creeks.

Return to the hotel and get changed. Customers can enjoy a lovely walk back up through Budock Vean’s  ravine garden and grab breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner at the hotel.

Photos are available of the expeditions on high res DVD for an additional £10

Maximum of 8 people on the boat and kayak expeditions.


Product Description

Explore Cornwall from a different perspective, for the water with Koru Kayaking and Helford River Cruises. the team will take you on a expedition from the private foreshore of the Budock Vean Hotel. Explore the length of the Helford River cruising through forests and past old quays of a bygone era before heading back to the hotel.

Either take the boat trip up towards Gweek or down to Falmouth Bay and Gillian Creek then kayak back to the Budock Vean.

Return and enjoy a hearty breakfast (light lunch, afternoon tea or four course dinner) at the hotel.