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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
      • 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

      Canadian Canoe

      Canadian canoe

      Take to the gentle waters and enjoy some time paddling around in a Canadian canoe. With the help of a friend or family member you'll learn how to control these fun open deck boats together while exploring the lake and taking in the beautiful scenery.

      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

      Kayak rentals

      Double kayaking

      Explore our coastline with a friend inside one of our double kayaks. Our friendly experts can help you with all you need to know. Wet suits at the ready!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 18+ years
      • Activity bundle value: 3
      • Cost: £12
      • Parks: Kiln Park, Lakeland, Lydstep Beach and Primrose Valley
      • Duration: 30 minutes to 2 hours
      • Restrictions: Children must be water confident and accompanied by an adult
      • Availability: April – October

      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
      • 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
      • 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. 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.

        Paddle Boarding

        Sea paddle boarding

        Find your balance and start paddling across the water in this fun activity. You’ll learn new skills and have an amazing time as you gain confidence on your board – although you might want to prepare yourself for falling in the water a bit as you work on your balance, at least in the beginning!

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ yrs
        • Activity bundle value: Riviere and Perran Sands - 7, Devon Cliffs - N/A
        • Cost: Riviere Sands and Perran Sands - £28, Devon Cliffs - £39
        • Duration: Riviere Sands and Perran Sands - half a day; Devon Cliffs - 3 hours
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs (concession), Perran Sands and Riviere Sands
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided
        • Availability: Runs all season at Perran Sands and Riviere Sands; Devon Cliffs – April to October

        Sailing at Rockley Park

        Sailing

        Ahoy me hearties! Why not push the boat out and give your family on some nautical fun on our sailing experience? Our friendly team of experts will teach anyone aged 8 and over the ropes and ensure you stay safe too. We have different sessions for different abilities, so no one will feel out of their depth. Please note this activity is run by an external company and kids must come along with a grown up.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ years (different sessions for different levels of ability)
        • Cost: Varies
        • Parks: Rockley Park
        • Duration of session: Varies
        • Restrictions: Children must be water confident and accompanied by an adult. This is run through an external company

        Sea kayaking

        Single kayaking

        Ride those waves and explore our coastline inside one of our single person kayak. Wet suits at the ready!

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 18+ years
        • Activity bundle value: 2
        • Parks: Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lakeland, Lydstep Beach and Primrose Valley
        • Cost: Devon Cliffs (Sea), first hour - £12, second hour - £6. Kiln Park, Lakeland, Lydstep Beach and Primrose Valley - £8.
        • Duration: 30 minutes to 2 hours
        • Restrictions: Children must be water confident. Height restrictions apply
        • Availability: April – October

        Surfing at Haven

        Surfing

        Zip up your wet-suit, grab your board and head to the beach. Let's catch some waves in this great outdoor sport. Our friendly experts will teach you everything you need to know; from paddling to shore to matching the waves or even getting that perfect hanging ten. As long as you're over eight you can learn surfing at Devon Cliffs. Please note this activity is run by an external company.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 8+ yrs
        • Activity bundle value: 7
        • Cost: £28
        • Duration: Half a day
        • Parks: Riviere Sands and Perran Sands
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and 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 wet-suit and make your way to the beach. Our expert instructors 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 to tackle the water. Try a jump of the waves, or if you're a bit braver, why not impress us with a couple of your best loops and spins? Its suitable for anyone over 10 years, kids must be water confident and must bring along a grown up. We have different sessions depending on your experience. Please note this activity is run by an external company and cost varies by activity.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: Rockley Park - 10+ yrs (different sessions for different levels of ability) Devon Cliffs - 8+ yrs
        • Cost: Devon Cliffs – £99 for 3 x 1 hour sessions
        • Duration of session: From 2 hours
        • Restrictions: Children must be water confident and accompanied by an adult.