CBK's Adventure Co

We aim to keep our website as up-to-date as possible but due to the ongoing situation, it is still recommended to check the business website before you visit. Please only visit venues in your household or support bubble and be aware of the 10pm curfew at pubs, restaurants and late-night leisure venues.

Telephone: 0191 251 9412


CBK's Adventure Co offer socially-distanced kayak and paddle board hire, everyday.

Their popular guided tours, including the return of their fantastic Glow Tours during the winter months, and many of their lessons are also available for booking. The outdoor activity company in Cullercoats have made some changes to their offer in order to respect social distancing and ensure safety.

Their Cullercoats shop is also now open, with social distancing rules in place.

Restrictions that remain in place at this time are:

  • Maximum group size is six for hires, five on guided sessions as we count the instructor.
  • We are unable to work with unaccompanied children at this time, except for our Monday evening club for teens.
  • All hires and guided sessions must be pre-booked. We are not able to accept walk-up customers until further notice.

Find out more details and book here.

Get salty at CBKs Adventure Co. where you can start your next outdoor seaside adventure in the North East. Explore the coves, caves and beaches of Whitley Bay, Cullercoats, Tynemouth and along the North East's stunning coastline. Hire a bike, kayak or stand up paddleboard (SUP for short), or one of each for a truly awesome day out near Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

If you need someone to show you around, CBK's Adventure Co provide kayak and paddle boarding lessons, tours, British Canoeing certification, kids clubs and more. Based just 9-miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, or 25 minutes by Metro, CBK's Adventure Co are a breeze to find in Cullercoats Bay.

If you don't fancy kayaking in the North Sea then why not explore NewcastleGateshead Quayside and kayak along the River Tyne instead? Famed for its seven bridges spanning the steep Tyne Gorge, the Quayside of Newcastle andGateshead is best experienced from the water. There is no jostling for position here as you quietly paddle beneath the bridges, snapping pictures and enjoying the view as you go. CBK's professional river guides will show you the sights of Newcastle and Gateshead from a whole new perspective and explain some of the history behind this great northern river and city. Don't worry, you will be given an extensive safety briefing beforehand and help you with paddling tips and techniques throughout.

Winter Glow Tours are a new and exciting way to take a guided tour of Newcastle and Gateshead thanks to CBK's Adventure Co. During the winter months, experience the NewcastleGateshead Quayside from the River Tyne after dark on a specially illuminated kayaks and enjoy all of this:

Guides are professional kayak instructors, and anyone taking part in the outdoor activities will be provided with:

  • A professional and qualified adventure guide
  • Premium paddlesports equipment from Tootega & Red Paddle Co.
  • Waterproof paddlesports jacket and required safety equipment

Visitors who want to book an outdoor adventure will need (but check specifics with the company at time of booking):

  • Closed toe footwear for in the water (eg. wetsuit boots, aqua shoes, old trainers)
  • Warm, lightweight layered clothing, like you would wear for the gym
  • Towel, dry clothes and dry shoes for after

Note: we don't expect you to get very wet and we never intentionally enter the water, however your legs and feet will be very damp afterwards.

What experience do I need to kayak or paddle board with CBK's Adventure Co?

  • Comfortable around water and able to swim 25m
  • Generally fit, healthy and able to undertake moderate exercise without difficulty.

Useful Information

Opening Hours

Advanced booking only. Two-hour slots of either single, tandem kayaks or paddle boarding. Dates available through June, July and August.

Telephone: 0191 251 9412



Events at CBK's Adventure Co

Glow Tours with CBK Adventure Co

4 Nov 2020 to 5 Mar 2021


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