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Pool & watersports activities

Laze in the pool or pick up an amazing new skill on the waves

Whether you’re relaxing by a pool, splashing around with the kids or braving the sea waves on the beach we all love having fun in the water. At Haven, we have so many wet and wild activities to keep you and your family occupied – from heated indoor pools, beautiful outdoor* ones for those days when the sun is shining, paddling areas, flumes and SplashZones. Want to try something a little more daring? Then sign up for one of our watersports activities where you can have a go at everything from paddle boarding to surfing. So what are you waiting for? Dive in and prepare to get wet!

*Outdoor pools, paddling areas, flumes and SplashZones are available at select parks and open from May 26 till the end of August. Watersports are available at Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lakeland, Lydstep Beach, Perran Sands, Primrose Valley, Rockley Park and Riviere Sands at selected times of the year.

Water & fun activities

Pool activities

As well as being a great place to go for a swim, our pool is also a place where we've dreamed up all sorts of fun ways of getting wet - AquaJets, Water Walkerz, kayaks and lots more!

Pool activities

Our pools aren’t just a great place to go for a swim, they’re also the home of loads of fun activities to keep your kids entertained throughout your holiday. From AquaJets to pool parties, we’ve got all sorts of different ways to get some action on the water – in fact, there’s so much choice you won’t know which one to pick first!

    Watersports activities

    Our water activities aren’t just limited to the pool – if you want to try something really exciting we’ve got some thrilling watersports you can try on our lakes or out on the open sea!

      Aqua Gliders

      Aqua Gliders

      Imagine a mix between a dodgem and a Jet Ski and you get the idea of what our Aqua Gliders are like – and how much fun they are!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4-8 yrs
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Please wear the life jackets provided
      • Availability: Runs all season

      AquaJets

      AquaJets

      Hold on tight and let our AquaJets propel you around like you’re flying underwater! Glide to the bottom of the pool, enjoy twists and turns as you chase your friends and move around beneath the water like you’ve never done before!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs
      • Activity bundle value: 2
      • Cost: £8
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim 25m unaided
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Junior Pool Party

      Junior pool party

      Have a splashing great time with a pool party to make the kids’ holiday one they’ll never forget! Our parties are packed full of fun, with inflatables to play on and tunes to get the party started – and not forgetting that amazing pool to swim and splash around in!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 5-7 years
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Seaview and Riviere Sands
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Learn2Swim

      Learn2Swim

      Being able to jump in a pool and swim isn’t just a lot of fun, it’s also a great skill to have and a brilliant way to stay fit and healthy. Our fully trained instructors will teach your little ones all the basic skills they’ll need to gain their confidence and stay safe in the water.

      We recommend booking more than one Learn2Swim session for your children to really see a lasting benefit from what they’ll learn.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4+ years
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Pool Kayaking

      Pool kayaking

      If you’ve ever fancied having a go at kayaking but want to learn the basics before hitting the open water then this activity is for you! We’ll kit you out with all the gear and get you on one of our open-deck pool kayaks before launching you onto the safe waters of our heated swimming pool where you’ll learn loads of new skills and have a great time paddling about.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 7+ years
      • Activity bundle value: 2
      • Cost: £8
      • Duration: 45 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Lydstep Beach
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of your activity to allow time for safety briefing and to put kit on (buoyancy aids will be provided)
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Pool Party

      Pool party

      If you’re aged eight or over then this is the pool party for you! With loads of games to play, big inflatables and floats to bounce around and have fun on and the latest chart topping tracks to sing along to you’re sure to have a brilliant time!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Seaview and Riviere Sands
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water or must be able to swim 25m unaided
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Turbo Paddlers

      Turbo Paddlers

      The kids will have so much fun racing their friends around the pool in these colourful little boats! All they have to do is turn the handles to spin the double paddle wheels that make them move – the faster they turn them, the faster the boat goes!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4-8 years
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 20 minutes
      • Parks: All parks
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Life jackets will be provided.
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Water Confidence

      Water Confidence

      We all know how important it is for kids to develop confidence in a swimming pool from a young age, and these sessions are specifically designed to give your little ones a chance to get a feel for being in the water. Over the course of 30 minutes, they'll have the chance to paddle, splash around and have fun in the safety of our pool, all under the watchful eye of mum and dad and our trained instructors!

      Things you should know:

      • Age Group: 6 months - 3 yrs
      • Activity bundle value: N/A
      • Cost: Free
      • Duration: 30 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Water Walkerz

      Water Walkerz

      Ever wanted to walk on water? Now’s your chance – just jump in to one of our giant waterproof bubbles and bounce your way across the pool. Spin, tumble and bump into your friends – you won’t believe how much fun you’ll have!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 5+ yrs in inflatable pools and 8+ yrs in 1.1m + deep pools
      • Activity bundle value: 1
      • Cost: £4
      • Duration: 5 minutes
      • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park. Inflatable pools: Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Craig Tara, Devon Cliffs, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park, Perran Sands, Presthaven and Thorpe Park.
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight limit of 16 stone/102 kg
      • Availability: Runs all season

      Book your favourite activities in advance with our Activity Bundle

      If you enjoy planning your holiday before you arrive our Activity Bundle is just the thing for you and your family.

      Our bundles have either 1x or 2x levels; which you can redeem online against a range of activities, before you arrive.

      Please note that Activity Bundles are not available yet for 2018. You can book your holiday and add Activity Bundles at a later date.

        Activity Bundle

        How to book

        Activity Bundles can be purchased as an optional extra for your holiday.

        New bookings:

        Just make a booking now and be sure to pick your activity bundle either 1x or 2x pack from the 'Optional extras'.

        Already booked?:

        If you have already booked a holiday and wish to take advantage of this great offer please click on the 'My Account' link at the top of this page. Once you have logged into your account click on 'view current holiday bookings', select your booking and click on 'add optional extras'. From here you can select either a 12 or 24 Activity Bundle depending on your preference.

        Pool Kayaking at Haven

        How much does it cost?

        Activity Bundles are really only suitable where you have children over the age of 6 as the majority of activities available on our parks are free for non-school aged children.

        If you need to pay for any extra activities during your break you can do so by visiting the Sports & Leisure booking desk. However, we strongly advise purchasing an Activity Bundle and redeeming prior to your arrival as activities can fill up very quickly, especially during weekends and school holidays.

        Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £48 (not available on park)
        Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £96 (not available on park)

        Please note that Activity Bundles are not available yet for 2018. You can book your holiday and add Activity Bundles at a later date.

        Turbo Paddlers at Haven

        Water activities

        Activities that can be used with your activity bundle include:

        • Aqua Gliders
        • AquaJets
        • Canadian canoe
        • Double kayaking
        • Junior pool party
        • Learn2Swim
        • Pedalos
        • Pool kayaking
        • Pool party
        • Sea paddle boarding
        • Single kayaking
        • Surfing
        • Turbo Paddlers
        • Water Walkerz

        Activity Bundle

        Terms & conditions

        • It is recommended that activities are booked and allocated prior to arrival on park as we may have limited availability on park, particularly during busy periods.
        • Activities are subject to availability and may vary from park to park.
        • Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the start of the session as Health and Safety briefings are given.
        • If you are late, and have missed the safety briefing, for your own safety you may not be able to take part in the session.
        • If you wish to cancel an activity, that's fine, we understand your plans change please give us 24 hours notice and we will happily provide a refund.
        • If you have purchased your Activity Bundle prior to arrival and you wish to cancel, then please call customer services to discuss, pre purchased Activity Bundles are non refundable on park.
        • We're sorry, if you miss your session we are unable to transfer you to another session or offer a refund.
        • If the weather is bad and we can't run an activity for this or some other reason, we'll always offer you an alternative.
        • Our Activity Bundles come in 12 and 24 passes. Some activities will require more than one pass per person who takes part.
        • Activity Bundles can only be purchased up to 7 days before arrival and are strictly subject to availability. The further ahead you buy your bundle, the better your chances of redeeming them for the activities you desire. If you forget to buy beforehand, you may be able to buy activities on the park on a pay-as-you-go basis, subject to availability.
        • The company reserve the right to cancel any activity at any time, where possible we will transfer to another session, or an alternative activity.
        • The Team Member/Coach has the overall responsibility of health and safety of the activity and can stop the session or ask a participant to leave at any time. In this case no refund will be given.
        • Family Roller Disco: It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to supervise their child/children.
        • Bike & Kart Hire: The Company reserves the right to hold entertainment passes as well as a deposit. Persons hiring bikes or karts will be held responsible for any damage caused, and will be liable for all costs the damage incurs.

        * Age restrictions apply on some activities and the majority of activities available are for the over 8’s. Activity Bundles are strictly subject to availability.

        Bodyboarding at Haven

        Bodyboarding

        Friendly instructors will teach you all you need to know to chase and ride the waves on a small foam bodyboard. You’ll soon be whooshing through the waves on your belly. Surf’s up dude! If you’re aged 8 years and over and able to swim 25m unaided, you can join the team from Fluid Motion based at our Devon Cliffs Holiday Park. They run a junior session for kids aged 8-16 years and an adult session for those 14 years plus. Kids will need to bring along a grown-up. Please note: Fluid Motion is an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8 yrs +
        • Activity bundle value: N/A
        • Cost: £16
        • Duration: 2 hours
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs
        • Restrictions: Children must be water confident and accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions apply
        • Availability: Runs all season
          Off peak – Sat, Sun and Weds.
          May half term and summer school holidays – Sat, Sun, Tues, Weds and Thurs.
          Sept weekends from Sept 3rd – Sat and Sun

        Canadian Canoe

        Canadian canoe

        Not to be confused with the kayak, this great open-deck boat is perfect for gliding across Lakeland’s or Primrose Valley’s beautiful lakes – an experience you can only get at these parks.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Activity bundle value: 3
        • Cost: £12
        • Duration: 30 minutes
        • Parks: Lakeland and Primrose Valley
        • Restrictions: Children must be water confident and accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions apply
        • Availability: Runs all season

        Kids' watersports club at Haven

        Kids’ watersports club

        If your kids want to try watersports then the watersports club at Rockley Park Holiday Park could be for them. They’ll be under the guidance of the experts at Rockley Watersports so you know they’ll be in safe hands, and this session is a great value way for kids to have a go at lots of different watersports. They’ll be able to try sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding and have fun while doing it. Please note: this activity is run by an external company and kids under 13 must come along with a grown-up. Weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8 - 15 yrs
        • Activity bundle value: N/A
        • Cost: £25
        • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes. Morning or afternoon sessions available
        • Parks: Rockley Park
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 13 must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +), but the adult doesn’t need to partake in the activities
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct

        Lake kayak hire at Haven

        Lake kayak hire

        Hire a kayak and using the double-bladed paddle to power you, explore the beautiful lakes at our Lakeland and Primrose Valley holiday parks. Kayaking is a very relaxing activity and a great way to see some of the wildlife on our parks. There are single and double seat kayaks to hire.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8 yrs +
        • Activity bundle value: Single kayak - 2. Double kayak - 3
        • Cost: Single kayak - £8. Double kayak - £12
        • Duration: 30 minutes.
        • Parks: Lakeland and Primrose Valley
        • Restrictions: Height restrictions apply. You must be water-confident and children must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +). Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer
        • Availability: All season

        Lake paddleboarding at Haven

        Lake paddle boarding

        Our watersport instructors at Lakeland and Primrose Valley will take you through the basics of paddle boarding. It’s then time to hit the water. You may find you end up in the water a lot as you get to grips with standing up while paddling the board, but don’t worry, you’ll soon get the hang of it. If you’re aged 6 to 9 years then you can enjoy our junior paddle boarding lesson and there’s also a lesson for 8 plus year olds.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 6 yrs +
        • Activity bundle value: 4
        • Cost: £16
        • Duration of session: 1 hour 30 minutes. 1 hour session and 15 minutes either side for briefing and changing.
        • What to wear: We provide you with wetsuits but you’ll need to wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet, (old trainers are ideal), as this will protect your toes. Don’t forget a change of clothes and a towel.
        • Restrictions: You must be able to swim 25m unaided. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +). Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer

        Lake paddleboard hire at Haven

        Lake paddle board hire

        The beautiful lakes at Lakeland and Primrose Valley are usually very peaceful. When someone hires one of our paddle boards there’s usually the sound of laughter and splashing in the air as they get to grips with this brilliant watersport. Join in the fun and have a go. As soon as you can co-ordinate the standing and paddling you’ll be off exploring the lake.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Activity bundle value: 2
        • Cost: £8
        • Duration of session: 30 minutes.
        • What to wear: We provide you with wetsuits but you’ll need to wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet, (old trainers are ideal), as this will protect your toes. Don’t forget a change of clothes and a towel.
        • Restrictions: You must be able to swim 25m unaided. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +). Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer

        Pedalos

        Drift slowly across the water in a pedalo and sail at whatever speed you wish; it’s so simple to control, you can go forwards, backwards, left and right. Everyone in the family is welcome, so zip up your jackets and get grandma involved in some peaceful paddling.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages (height restrictions apply)
        • Activity bundle value: Blue Dolphin - 1
          Burnham-on-Sea, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Lakeland and Primrose Valley – 2
        • Cost: Blue Dolphin - £5
          Burnham-on-Sea, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Lakeland and Primrose Valley – £8
        • Duration of session: 30 minutes
        • Parks: Blue Dolphin, Burnham-on-Sea, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Lakeland and Primrose Valley
        • Restrictions: Children must be water-confident and accompanied by an adult. It must be hired and operated by someone aged 18+
        • Availability: Runs all season

        Sailing at Haven

        Sailing

        Ahoy, me hearties! Why not push the boat out and give your family some nautical fun on a sailing taster? Rockley Watersports’ team of experts will teach you the ropes, and ensure you stay safe too. It’s open to anyone aged 8 and over and is a great way to learn some of the basics. Please note: this activity is run by an external company, you must be water-confident and kids must be with a grown-up.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ years
        • Cost: £25
        • Parks: Rockley Park
        • Duration of session: 60 minutes
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 13 must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +), but the adult doesn’t need to take part
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct

        Sailing hire at Haven

        Sailing hire

        Love sailing but don’t want the hassle of taking your own boat on holiday? Then hire one of Rockley Watersports PICO sailing dinghies at our Rockley Park Holiday Park. These are perfect for beginners or improvers, if you have an equivalent ability of RYA level 2/stage 3. There’s no minimum age, however the team at Rockley Watersports will advise on what’s suitable for you or your family. Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer. Please note: this activity is run by an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Cost: £18
        • Parks: Rockley Park
        • Duration of session: 60 minutes
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 13 must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +), but the adult doesn’t need to take part
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct

        Kayak rentals

        Sea kayak hire

        Hire a kayak and paddle, using the double-bladed paddle, through the waves to explore the open water alongside our Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach and Rockley Park holiday parks. See the beauty of the coast up close as you travel along. Some parks offer double-seated kayaks as well as single for an extra cost. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult and/or under their supervision. Please note: that this activity is operated by an external company at Devon Cliffs and Rockley Park.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: Devon Cliffs – 8 yrs +
          Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach – 18 yrs +
          Rockley Park – 10 yrs +
        • Activity bundle value: N/A
        • Cost: Devon Cliffs – single kayak £16
          Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach - single kayak – £8, double kayak – £12
          Rockley Park – sit-on-top single kayak £9
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach and Rockley Park
        • Duration: Devon Cliffs – 2 hours
          Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach – varies
          Rockley Park – 30 minutes
        • Restrictions: Children must be water-confident, be able to swim unaided and have basic water skills. Children must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +)
        • Availability: Devon Cliffs (external company) Off peak – Sat, Sun and Weds
          May half term and summer school holidays – Sat, Sun, Tues, Weds and Thurs
          Sept weekends from Sept 3rd – Sat and Sun
          Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach, and Rockley Park (external company) – Apr - Oct

        Sea paddleboarding at Haven

        Sea paddle boarding

        Can you see those people out at sea – they look like they’re standing on water? Nope – it’s just people paddle boarding. In these sessions – run exclusively at Devon Cliffs, Perran Sands and Riviere Sands – gondola meets surfboard. Friendly and patient instructors will show you how to use the long paddle to propel yourself through the water as you stand at the same time.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ yrs
        • Activity bundle value: Devon Cliffs - N/A
          Riviere and Perran Sands - 7
        • Cost: £28
        • Duration: Devon Cliffs - 2 hours
          Riviere Sands and Perran Sands - 2.5 hours
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs (concession), Perran Sands and Riviere Sands
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +) and able to swim 25m unaided
        • Availability: Runs all season at Perran Sands and Riviere Sands
          Devon Cliffs – Off peak – Sat, Sun and Weds
          May half term and summer school holidays – Sat, Sun, Tues, Weds and Thurs
          September weekends from September 3rd – Sat and Sun

        Sea paddleboard hire at Haven

        Sea paddle boarding hire

        At our Rockley Park Holiday Park you can hire a paddle board to explore the beautiful harbour. A paddle board, to those not in the know, is a foam board that you stand on and propel yourself along the water with a very long paddle. Please be aware that weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer. Please note: this activity is run by an external company

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Activity bundle value: N/A
        • Cost: £9
        • Duration: 30 minutes
        • Parks: Rockley Park
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +) and the adult must be taking part in the activity. Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct

        Surfing at Haven

        Surfing

        Are you ready to impress with some serious surfing skills? Come and join the friendly instructors at Devon Cliffs, Riviere Sands and Perran Sands. You’ll learn the basics on the beach before hitting the surf. All kids need to bring along an adult, and everyone needs to be aged 8 and over. Zip up your wetsuit (provided) and catch some waves dude! Please note: Devon Cliffs surfing sessions are brought to you by an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ years
        • Activity bundle value: Devon Cliffs - N/A
          Perran Sands and Riviere Sands - 7
        • Cost: £28
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs, Perran Sands and Riviere Sands
        • Duration of session: Devon Cliffs - 2 hours
          Perran Sands and Riviere Sands - 2.5 hours
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided

        Windsurfing at Rockley Park

        Windsurfing

        It’s a combination of surfing and sailing; how fun does that sound? Zip up your wetsuit and make your way to the beach. Expert instructors at Rockley Watersports will teach you some new skills with your boom, mast and sail at hand. When you begin to get a feel for it, you’ll really be able tackle the water. This taster session is suitable for anyone aged 8 and over. Please note: this activity is run by an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ yrs
        • Cost: £25
        • Duration of session: 60 minutes
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 13 must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +), but the adult doesn’t need to partake in the activities. Please be aware that the weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct

        Windsurfing at Rockley Park

        Windsurf hire

        Hire a windsurf from Rockley Watersports at our Rockley Park Holiday Park and dive straight in. The saying is practice makes perfect, so give it a go and you’ll soon be riding the waves and exploring the beautiful harbour. Please be aware that weather and conditions on the day may limit the activities on offer. Please note: this activity is run by an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Cost: Beginner - £18
          Improver - £32
        • Duration of session: 60 minutes
        • Restrictions: Participants must be water-confident and if you can’t swim more than 50m unaided then you’ll need to tell Rockley Watersports when booking. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +) and the adult must be taking part in the activity
        • Availability: 1 Apr - 29 Oct