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Sea Kayak Guide

Cornish Rock Tors

Polzeath, Cornwall

Starting Salary of £260 per week + Qualifications

1st June

6th September


Looking for a summer job in Cornwall?

We are looking for an experienced kayaking guide to lead sit on top kayak trips from our centre in Polzeath, North Cornwall.

From school groups and adventure scouts to private groups and individuals, you will be responsible for organising and guiding ½ day and full day trips along a stunning section of national trust coastline.

There will be opportunities for further training, experience and qualifications in other activities such as Coasteering and Rock Climbing.

The post is only available for the Summer months, with the potential for freelance work in the Spring and Autumn. There may also be opportunities for summer staff to progress up to permanent staff within the company.

As well as an attractive salary and training opportunities, you will be part of a friendly and dynamic team of adventurous outdoor enthusiasts, working in a small community with fantastic climbing, surfing and kayaking venues on your doorstep.


Applicants should hold BCU (UKCC) Level 1 Coach and 3* Sea or above and have significant experience of leading coastal sea kayaking trips.

Cornish Rock Tors is a thriving adventure sports company based in Polzeath, on the stunning north coast of Cornwall. 

With a passion for extreme adventure activities, the directors Ben and Matthew have built a unique and rapidly expanding team, specialising in providing world-class outdoor experiences in the most awe inspiring surroundings for individuals, family groups, school/youth groups, stag and hen parties and corporate teams.

We offer tailor made adventure packages for complete beginners all the way through to experienced outdoor enthusiasts, covering half day trips to multiple day courses in ROCK CLIMBING, COASTEERING, SEA KAYAKING and WILD SWIMMING.

Here at Cornish Rock Tors we place heavy importance on nurturing a friendly, fun, close-knit team.  We all share a passion for outdoor activities and there is definitely an emphasis on working hard and a quality product. Personality, people skills and fitness are as important to us as experience and qualifications.

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