Coasteering is not be confused with the extremely dangerous and foolish pursuit of tombstoning. A coasteering holiday is a properly organised activity led by experienced instructors who are all qualified lifesavers, local to the area and know this stretch of the Cornwall coastline very well.
Coasteering includes a combination of traversing rocks, wading through rock pools, sea swimming, negotiating rock jumps and exploring caves. There is no better way to get up close and personal with marine life than coasteering. West Cornwall has such a beautiful coastline it is fantastic to see it from a different point of view, explore nooks and crannies and experience the rise and fall of the ocean.
There is no better way to to build confidence in the water than coasteering. Cornwall is a treasure trove of hidden gems and we will take you to places off the beaten track where our local knowledge shines through and you are guaranteed a great adventure.
Like the idea of Coasterring? Why not book this activity through the Visit St Ives Information Centre?
Kernow Coasteering is the UK's most westerly coasteering centre, located on the Lands End peninsula in the far west of Cornwall.
With our headquarters in Penzance, we're only a short drive from numerous awesome locations for coasteering where you can experience towering cliffs, caves and jumps.
Our unique position on the small Lands End peninsula means that we can always choose the best area to suit your level of experience and fitness, as well as respond to the weather and swell conditions on any given day.
At St Ives Surf School coasteering sessions can be tailored to suit the needs of the group, and are suitable for both beginner and intermediate level participants, with our biggest jumps no higher than 5 metres.
Our expert guides know every rock pool, gully and jump in the St Ives area, and are well equipped to give you a truly unique, off-the-beaten-track perspective.
All our guides are fully qualified beach lifeguards and coasteering instructors, with many years of ocean experience behind them, so you can rest easy knowing you’re in safe hands!