Open Paddle Day
24/09/2023 – SOLD OUT
This new offer provides the amazing opportunity to explore 428 million years of history in Dudley’s underground limestone caverns and canal tunnels from a paddling perspective. The trip is approximately 3 quarters of a mile in length and will take around 45 minutes. You will travel through a network of historical tunnels, open basins, and caverns – the offer includes a sound and light show in one of the caverns as well as a blasting demonstration in another.
On site you will be able to use our restaurant (The Gongoozler) for refreshments and meals, We have a picnic tables and benches onsite for picnicking. We have a shop, small exhibition which provides information about the caverns, and you can also practice legging in there!
All you need is a raft (paddle board/Kayak/Canoe) and valid British canoe licence (see link below for additional information). Please note licenses will be checked on arrival.
There are 35 slots available in every hour long window from 10am – 3pm. (last trip @ 3pm).
Booking is on a first come first serve basis.
There is a £5.00 registration fee to sign up for this event, which includes the provision of a hard hat and a tea or coffee on the day.
This event is strictly 13+
A valid British Canoe License is mandatory for attendance and will be checked on the day.
Please note we do not supply any crafts, you have to provide your own sea-worthy equipment.
Please familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions for this event HERE