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Great kayaking session, Andy was really professional. The weather forecast was not great on the day... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NWFoodie1980
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A great day out!!!

Our tour guide Rich was ace. Really helpful and made it fun! Luckily for us, the weather was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kate S
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B-Active Rhoscolyn has ten years experience in providing sea kayaking, kayaking, coasteering and multi-activity courses for individuals, families and groups on Anglesey (Ynys Mon), North Wales. Based at Outdoor Alternative in Rhoscolyn, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we are ideally placed to provide challenging and fun experiences on the outstanding Anglesey coast. Our aim is to provide activities with a 'sense of place' drawing on the unique and special character of the island. We also offer wildlife events including kayaking trips to see our seals in Rhoscolyn and our popular 'Paddle with a Puffin' tour at Puffin Island - Ynys Seiriol. Andy is also a trained GeoMon geology guide for the Island and runs local interest, history and geology walking and kayaking tours on the Island. Whether you are getting in to a kayak for the first time, developing your skills or looking for adventure on a family holiday we can provide a fun and adventurous experience.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rhoscolyn, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great kayaking session, Andy was really professional. The weather forecast was not great on the day we were meant to go out but he emailed us to advise about any changes that this might cause to the planned session and gave plenty of opportunity to...More

Thank NWFoodie1980
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for that, it was certainly ‘interesting’ conditions, but it blew away the cobwebs!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Rich was ace. Really helpful and made it fun! Luckily for us, the weather was scorching which made it even better! We explored some coves and even saw some seals! Highly recommend!

Thank Kate S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous afternoon coasteering with B-Active! Our group of eight ranged from daredevil 9 and 10 year olds to more nervous mums, but we all had a brilliant time. Andy expertly led our two families around the beautiful Rhoscolyn coastline, making it fun for...More

Thank MartiniBlue2017
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was great having you all out for the afternoon. Rhoscolyn sells itself really. Some of those Scooby Doos were better than mine!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My class of 11 and 12 year olds absolutely loved their activity sessions with b-active. Andy and Steve pitched the activities perfectly for the group and each individual. They were really encouraging without being pushy, and even got me jumping off a 9 foot cliff...More

Thank jrcbutler
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jonny, the kids were great fun to work with, although I’m not sure I would rely on them to see me safely across a lava field ;)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning out on the water with our instructor, Andy. Two novices, he got us going on the water quickly and safely, with lots of opportunity to practice our skills, or lack of!, whilst we made our way around the coastline and the nooks and...More

Thank lorraine c
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Lorraine, it was a pleasure being out with you.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick to respond to our enquiry with comprehensive directions to their location. On arrival we were greeted by Andy and issued appropriate kit, I had my own wetsuit with me but they have enough there for use. Friendly from the outset, we headed to the...More

Thank EJPreece
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Eleanor

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We had a brilliant morning kayaking with Andy, as beginners we were slightly nervous but he put us at ease straight a way. The session was great fun, really informative with lots of little added extras including wildlife spotting,confidence building activities and even a history...More

Thank Mckinra
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed it! The gull eating an Octopus was definitely a highlight for me.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went kayaking with B-Active as an event for a hen party, had a great time and would highly recommend them. As a beginner they gave me good instructions, made sure everyone was comfortable and then took us for a great little jaunt round the coast...More

Thank georgemaudsley
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Poor ‘Alison’ just won’t live it down! Glad you enjoyed the paddle, you were all great company, and it was an easy afternoon for us. All the best for the wedding! Andy

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I was part of a large group who took to the sea on the 21 April....I was a bit nervous (even if I didn't show it) at first but Steve was fab and so patient and encouraging, can't wait to go back and do it...More

Thank Jane W
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks Jane, I’m glad you enjoyed it. You had perfect conditions too. Andy

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Andy and Steve coped admirably with a large group of (some quite nervous) 40-60 somethings. For most of us this was the first time we’d ever sat in a kayak. The instruction was excellent, they gave us great confidence and encouragement, and we even got...More

Thank Anne P
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Andy S, Owner at B-Active Rhoscolyn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks Anne It was a great session, Steve and I enjoyed being out there with you. Roll on the Autumn and your next trip.

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DarrenTPlymouthUK
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Response from ronochtyl | Reviewed this property |
Darren - I know that Andy has been out of action this winter as he had to go into hospital - may be best contacting him via the B-active website as he may have not had time to check up on his trip advisor posts. He is now... More
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