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No.1 Adventure Activity Centre. We are the specialists in water,rock,wind & land based activities across Newquay and Cornwall.Vertical Descents is ideally situated for your fun packed day out wherever you are. We run over 20 activities with our...more
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South Quay Hill | 4 Treffry Centre, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
+44 7891 264342
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All reviews these guys great fun raft building stag do pentire headland jet ski rock formations safety equipment coasteering session exhilarating experience highlight of our trip exploring caves fantastic morning felt safe at all times safety brief white water his team
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend booked a session on the day which wasn’t a problem even though it was just the 2 of us, being my second time with vertical descents imagine my delight when we were greeted by our guide Scott who had been the...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really lucky and it was just myself and nephews on the trip. The guides were brilliant and great fun but also took the safety part really seriously which was very comforting. Some friends of ours did a trip with another company and felt...More

Thank STH75
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing day out, staff were spot on, tailored the trip to group, we did more and was a much better day than I thought it would be.

Thank Spike C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can honestly say that goes down as one of the best days of my life .... Sea kayaking and coasteering with the lovely Josh and Scot ... whilst I said swimming / Kayaking with seals was the best bit .... jumping from 8m was pretty...More

Thank Boardski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every second. Duncan, our guide, was fabulous! £45 for a full afternoon of adventure was worth every penny! Definitely recommend if you're in the area!

Thank Hannahtaylor8
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience. Both our guides extremely pleasant and encouraging. Never pushed anyone in the group to do anything they didn’t feel comfortable doing. Always ensure that water depths were safe by trying out the jumps themselves. Only bad thing is that it didn’t last longer,...More

Thank tebanh
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Josh, Morgan and Ryan for an adventure that we won’t forget!! It was the perfect exhilarating trip on the last day of our holidays and we would certainly do it again. Our children aged 8 & 11 just loved the whole experience...More

Thank Debramhairi
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Scott was our instructor and he was brilliant with a group of novice stand up paddle boarders. We practised on the Newquay beach with resident seal and then after an hour we set off out to sea. We always felt safe with Scott and the...More

Thank McBerryK
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant couple of hours on the water with the main man Scott! Progress was slow to begin with but Scott’s patience and pointers got the whole group confident in the water before heading out into open water. All in all a great experience...More

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I’d been wanting to do a coasteering trip for ages and booked it for our wedding anniversary trip. We both had a great time and Nick the instructor was excellent. He took the time to shoot a couple of GoPro videos for us and encouraged...More

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