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Water Adventures

Dip a toe in the big blue and see the Isle of Wight in all its glory from the water. Discover the Island under sail or hop on a power boat.

Tapnell Farm is conveniently located near Yarmouth and Freshwater Bay, whilst the world-famous Cowes is just a stone’s throw away. Whether you’re looking to bring as team together or turn land-lubbers into sea-dogs, other water based activities include stand up paddle boarding (SUP), mega SUP and coasteering.

Transport between Tapnell Farm and the coast can be arranged as well as alfresco dining to keep the energy levels topped up.

With Adventure Activities UK

Also based at Tapnell Farm, the friendly and enthusiastic team at Adventure Activities UK lead water-based adventures, between April and November. Wet-suits and all equipment is provided as well as experienced and knowledgeable instructors.


Paddle under cliffs, visit inaccessible caves and bays and surf the ocean swells in a two hour session that is a safe and enjoyable way to try out sea kayaking.


A unique adventure sport where you experience the exhilaration of exploring the coast with cliff climbing, jumping and swimming into sea caves.

SUP and Mega SUP

Cruise rivers and creeks, enjoying the surroundings and spotting wildlife. This two hour paddleboarding session is more slow-paced than other water-based activities.

Other Water-Based Activities

Famous for its sailing and maritime heritage, the Isle of Wight is the perfect place to discover the joys and challenges of the ocean.

Just a short trip from Tapnell Farm is a wealth of preferred partners offering a wide range of water-based activities which include;

  • Rib rides and pleasure cruises around The Needles
  • Dinghy and small boat sailing
  • Bareboat or skippered yacht charter (sail and motor)
  • Sea fishing and angling
  • Surfing
  • Windsurding

Prices and availability is dependent on group size and time of year. Please get in touch to find out more.