From day kayaking tours to a wild seal colony, night trips on the beautiful Orwell estuary, or wild camping on quiet beaches with an open, wood fire, you'll find good company & unforgettable experiences. AND we even offset your carbon footprint for your chosen event.

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Our Environmental Responsibility

NOMAD Sea Kayaking works hard to minimise & manage our impact on our environment. We are particularly focused on our CO2 emissions. So we measure the CO2 emissions for each guest on each of our trips & courses. 

Through our charity NOMAD Community Projects, we offset our own CO2 footprint as a business.

We achieve this by planting tree saplings & hedging on land we manage in Clopton, Suffolk, UK.  For a detailed breakdown of how we make our calculations, please mouse click ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY.

See the CARBON EMISSIONS  for NOMAD Sea Kayaking for all of our events.

East of England tourism award banner 2021-2022

NOMAD Sea Kayaking is proud to be a finalist in the 2021-2022 East Of England Tourism Awards in the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Business category.

We have worked consistently hard for well over a decade to support our environment in the east of England. It is a great honour to be recognised for our work.

Harbour and grey seals on the seal colony kayaking trip.

Trips & Courses

Whatever you are looking for; tranquility, adventure, exercise, solitude, new skills, nature or to just find yourself spiritually. Embrace the elements with professionally guided tours & courses with NOMAD Sea Kayaking.

Trips & Courses


Paddle as much as you like & as often as you want throughout the year with unlimited kayak trips & courses.

We are not a club! Developed in 2008 during the recession to help new entrants to our sport get as much paddling experience as they can at a low cost. Twelve years on & our all inclusive membership is going strong. 

Join now for unrivalled value for money & the quickest way to develop your sea kayaking skills.

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Lunch break on a guided sea kayak tour to the wild seal colony
Merchandise NOMAD Sea Kayaking Krakon and Kayak long sleeve shirt in grey

NOMAD shop

NOMAD Sea Kayaking is the dealer in the south east of England for NDK Kayaks & Celtic Paddles. We are also proud to be trading partners for Peli Waterproof Cases & Whetman Safety Equipment. Add to this our very own (ethically sourced) NOMAD merchandise & you shouldn’t be able to resist taking a look at our shop!

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Gift vouchers

What better gift for Christmas, a birthday, wedding or anniversary than the gift of adventure.

Our gift vouchers can be chosen for any value & can be redeemed against any course, trip or wild camping weekend. They are easy to order & will be available in your inbox straight away OR select our gift wrapping service for that extra special attention to detail.


Kayaking Trips, Training Courses, Team Building, Stag & Hen Parties or doing your bit for our environment & local community. We've got you covered!


Check out our Upcoming Trips, Courses & Exclusive Events.

20th Jul 2024

Seal Colony ECO Tour

Duration: 4-5 hrs. Distance: +/- 8nm. Group Size: 6-12. Guided: Yes. Guide Ratio: 5:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner. Fitness: Basic to Mid. Age: 16+

Harwich, Essex
1st Nov 2024

Navigation; Trip Planning for Sea Kayakers.

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Venue: Classroom. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Bring: Current nav. tools. Skills: Begin to Confident. Fitness: Non.

Charsfield, Suffolk
24th Jul 2024

Private Tuition 1-2-1 Coaching

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: up to 4nm. Group Size: 1. Coaches: x1. Coach Ratio: 1:1. Gear: Choice of kayak. Skills: Beginner to Confident. Fitness: Basic+

Varies based on student needs.
3rd Aug 2024

Intro to Kayaking

Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: +/- 2nm. Group Size: 6-12. Coaches: x2. Coach Ratio: 6:1. Incl: Kayak, paddle & buoyancy aid. Skills: Beginner. Fitness: Basic.

Stutton, Suffolk

Do YOU want to be a professional sea kayak Guide?

Join a small group of amongst the best paddlers in the country, helping to lead groups of guests in tidal waters along the Essex & Suffolk coast. Join us as a freelance sea kayak Guide with flexible working conditions to suit your schedule, self employed with excellent earnings for commited & motivated individuals. Enjoy sunshine, wind on your face & great company alongside the challenges of UK weather & the high safety standards of NOMAD Sea Kayaking. Complete the Enquiry Form with a succinct summary of your reasons to want to work with us & we'll arrange a telephone interview before progressing. Good luck!


As of February 2022, There are NO RESTRICTIONS in place.

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Ocean Saver marine safe disinfectant for COVID-19 cleaning protocols
Kayaks are washed down after every event.