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About Coquet Shorebase Trust
Coquet Shorebase Trust is a water activity centre and we aim to make getting involved accessible for everyone. At our main centre at The Braid, Amble you can take part in canoe or kayak tours of the estuary looking at the wildlife, geology and history of the area from the water. We also offer powerboat courses so you can learn to handle a craft safely and receive a qualification. From our base at Druridge Bay Country Park, next to the visitor centre, you can hire kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, windsurfers and sailing dinghies to use on the lake. We are also able to offer dedicated instruction in both adult and children's activities Wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets are all provided and we have hot showers at both locations for when you come off the water. No experience is necessary for most activities but you do need to contact the office by phone or email to book so we can make sure that we can provide the best experience for you We look forward to welcoming you.
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Deborah W wrote a review Oct 2021
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This was a great estuary trip from Amble to Warkworth and I would definitely recommend this to a wide range of ages. It was very safe and all necessary equipment provided. We had a quick lunch on the trip which was enjoyable too. It's a pretty journey and we thought it was good value for money. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made sure all of the group was involved in the trip and taken care of.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from 985keny, Tour Guide at Coquet Shorebase Trust
Responded Oct 2, 2021
Thankyou so much for your review Deborah ! We are so glad you enjoyed the 'Coquet' experience and hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Alison T wrote a review Sep 2021
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we had a great day on the river with these guys, our party was eclectic in ages and ability but the trust looked after us all and ensured we all had a good time. i fully recommend this.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from 985keny, Tour Guide at Coquet Shorebase Trust
Responded Oct 2, 2021
it was great to meet you all Alison and so glad you enjoyed your time with us ! All the staff enjoyed their day with you too !
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michaelfK3617XT wrote a review Sep 2021
County Durham, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
Very enjoyable estuary paddle led by Ken. We improved greatly over the journey. Great value for a 4 hour experience with a guide who is knowledgeable not only about kayaking but local history and wildlife as well. Would certainly do it again .
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from 985keny, Tour Guide at Coquet Shorebase Trust
Responded Oct 2, 2021
it was a pleasure meeting you both Michael and so happy you enjoyed your estuary tour with us ! Look forward to seeing you next time !
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Dutton wrote a review Sep 2021
Sheffield, United Kingdom11 contributions39 helpful votes
We had a lovely experience kayaking. All the guides were patient and kind and allowed the kayaking to go at a slow pace so everyone in the group could keep together.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Jennifer K wrote a review Aug 2021
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This was a brilliant kayaking trip run by a first class charity/trust. Highly trained, very friendly and informative leaders. Great for all ages and abilities and everyone made to feel comfortable and safe. Even had the luxury of a small group and four members of staff. Couldn't have been a better trip and Ken's jokes had us laughing all the way up the river!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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