Access Your Adventure

Inclusive kayaking for people with additional needs; get more active and try a new adventure in a supportive environment.

Clients about to embark on their access lizard adventure adventure

What?

We are a not-for-profit CIC that assists individuals who have additional needs to live a more active life.

These additional needs can include long term health issues, physical impairments and disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health issues.

The activities we offer improves access to water based paddle sports, specifically kayaking, in order that individuals:

  • Benefit from positive interactions with the great outdoors.
  • Develop long lasting relationships with peers from similar backgrounds.
  • Develop essential life skills such as resilience, endeavour and improved self-esteem.

We offer fun, high quality experiences that are accessible to all levels and abilities. Adventures can range from one off taster sessions, to a series of lessons that could lead to national qualifications.

Who?

Access Lizard Adventure CIC is a not-for-profit company. All our activities are heavily subsidised and affordable for all. This is made possible through funding applications and donations

All our instructors are highly trained, approachable, friendly, caring, relaxed and safe. We offer fun activities that are adaptable to personal ambitions and needs. We have a beach wheelchair, a banana board for transfers and cushions and bean bags to support people whilst on the water.

Chief Instructor with a client in a kayak

High quality instructors encourage you to push your boundaries safely, develop skills and confidence. High quality equipment is easily adapted to individual needs ensuring a safe and fun experience. Exceptional customer care ensures you feel safe, are cared for and empowered. See the ‘Story So Far’ page to find out more

Where?

The two main sites are Hayle Harbour, and Clowance Estate, near Camborne. We can also use Mullion Cove on the Lizard peninsula for more experienced kayakers. We use sit-on-top kayaks (doubles and singles) and open canoes, depending on need and availability.

When?

Coming up in 2020, we will be offering more regular kayaking sessions and a few Open Events aimed at specific groups, all of these will be starting in the Spring. Visit the Access LA Diary page for more details.