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A great two day intermediate expedition.  

Join us for a two day, overnight wild camping expedition, exploring the fantastic coastline of Holy Island off the west coast of Anglesey.

Participants will need to be comfortable in moderate water and tidal races as we will encounter this on our exhilarating circumnavigation, whilst under the guidance of our experienced kayak instructors.

You will need also have completed an overnight sea kayak expedition before.

The expedition will start and end at the centre, and will include 1 night wild camping along the Menai Strait.


If you haven’t sea kayaked before then why not sign up to either our 5 day Discover Sea Kayaking - All round Introduction or our 2 day Discover Sea Kayaking - Basic Introduction

If you are looking to progress your skills in preparation to join us on one of our expeditions, and you can already comfortably paddle forwards and manoeuvre a sea kayak in moderate conditions and can make edged turns, you may be interested in our 5 day Progress your Sea Kayaking - All Round Progression or 2 day Progress your Sea Kayaking - Basic Progression.

And why not consider our 2 day Introduction to Expedition Skills to learn the skills and kit you will need to do an overnight sea kayak trip.

Plas Menai will provide all necessary kit and personal protective clothing including waterproofs, buoyancy aids and safety equipment.

Additional kit and equipment provided on Expedition:
  • Spray deck
  • Dry bags (2 x18ltr)
  • Tent
  • Camping equipment inc stove, gas, pots & pans


You will need to bring:

  • Food
  • Head Torch
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat/thermarest
  • Warm clothes, fleece/thermals, hat
  • Sunglasses & sun cream
  • Cutlery
  • Non-breakable mug
  • Wellies
  • Wet wipes
  • Midge head net and repellent
  • Small knife
  • Disposable lighters (the push button, rather than roller as best)
  • Water sterilisation tablets




Plas Menai fully supports the government guidelines on the current Covid-19 situation. Following Government advice, we have everything in place to operate safely and follow these guidelines.

  • Pre book your adventure online. Booking in advance is essential. We cannot accommodate walk in bookings.
  • A booking confirmation will be sent out to your email address including all information you will need before arriving at the centre.
  • Waivers are online only; a link will be included in your email confirmation for you to complete on your own computer or phone. If we do not receive a completed waiver from you and additional participants, we cannot take you on your activity.
  • Arrive 10 mins before your adventure start time and wait in your vehicle where your instructor will meet you.
  • If you have your own wetsuits it is preferable to bring them, if not, our instructors will allocate your wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet that will have all been cleaned within manufacturer guidelines.

During this time, we have had to adapt areas of our service to ensure staff and customers are kept safe. Find out how we are reopening safely here.


The Next Steps:  If you really enjoy the experience of our Holy Island circumnavigation Expedition then you might be interested in joining us on our Anglesey Circumnavigation; A perfect opportunity to explore the Anglesey coastline and wildlife on a 5 day expedition. You will need previous expedition experience and be comfortable in moderate water conditions and tidal races/ overfalls. You will also need to be paddling fit and able to cover 30km per day.


 Recommended Reading 

Sea Kayak Handling - Doug Cooper

We do not currently stock this publication. However it is available to purchase directly from Pesda Press and other outlets

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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days with overnight wild camping 

Time: 0915-1700

Minimum Standard: None

Minimum Age: 18 yrs. 

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