Planning a holiday? Writing your bucket list? Just overheard some people talking about sea kayaking? Listening to a colleague talking about their latest great holiday? Opened an adventure travel magazine and seen some amazing pictures of people in kayaks drifting through pure blue azure waters surrounded by shell-white sandy beaches?
A little bit curious? Starting to drift off?
Well pay attention! Sea Kayak Guide and Paddle-Lover, Carol Lang shares her Top 5 Reasons to book a Sea Kayaking Holiday.
Turning our daydreams and curious thoughts about possible holidays into reality can be difficult. It’s all too easy to tell ourselves that we’ll ‘think about it later’, and cast the thought aside, or convince ourselves that it’s an improbable and fanciful notion. More often we let the idea sink into the back of our minds under the weight of everyday life. Perhaps too, if we are being honest, we can often let our daydreams drown in a little anxiety.
Dealing with the anxiety of the ‘unknowns’ might not be exactly how you envisaged easing yourself into that well-earned break from work. Does it really make for the ideal restful, worry and stress-free holiday that you were looking for?
Questions – such as ‘Will I actually like sea kayaking?, ‘ Am I fit enough?, ‘What will everyone else be like?’, ‘Will we all get along?’, What about the weather?, Will the accommodation be ok?, The logistics of travel?’ – might be swirling around your head, and may feel a little overwhelming. If these questions are doing their swirling thing, perhaps consider this: a) an outdoor holiday is something to be experienced at least once, and b) you just need one good reason to commit to what could be your best adventure yet!
There’s a whole ocean full of fantastic reasons to go sea kayaking, so in no particular order here are my favourite five: