St Austell is packed with things to do and see, with the surrounding areas offering a range of fun-filled activities for the whole family. Our Cornwall villas are under a 10 minute drive from the centre of St Austell and only a 5 minute drive from the beach, acting as a perfect destination for water themed activities.
Below are some of the best water related activities to do in the surrounding area, all within a short drive of St Austell.
Seas the Day Charters
Explore the wildlife around the Mevagissey coast on a 45 minute cruise on the charming sea scan boat. With the chance of spotting dolphins, seals and an abundance of birds, it's great for wildlife lovers, as well as sea lovers. Plus there's an added bonus for dog lovers, as the captain often has his furry friend on board.
Price: Starts from £8 pp | Contact: 07728 890 150
Mevagissey Rib Rides
Ideal for the young, young or heart, or anyone who is seeking a wild ride, Mevagissey's Rib Rides are sure to get the adrenaline pumping. A 30 minute high speed ride on the Bouncing Betty, around the shores of Mevagissey is a great way to (quickly) take in all of the sights, whilst providing an exhilarating experience. With the majority of customer reviews on Trip Advisor describing it as 'Excellent' this one is not to be missed.
Price: Starts from £12 pp | Contact: 07792 315 748
Fowey River Hire
Venturing away from the sea, Fowey River Hire, offers a range of water related activities on the Fowey Estuary (close to our charming cottage in Fowey). The Fowey River is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and bustling with wildlife, so even if you don't fancy getting on the water, it's definitely worth seeing it.
You can hire kayaks and paddle boards to explore the river, or if you fancy sticking by the sea Fowey River Hire also have self-drive boats, which you can hire from the harbour.
Price: Kayaks start from £25, Self-drive boats start from £65 | Contact: 07515 353 936
A fun and rewarding day out which has been described as "an unforgettable memory for the family", the Aquila Charter provides fishing trips for experienced anglers, as well as complete newbies. Spend a day on the ocean catching a range of fish, which you can then take with you, providing dinner as well (2 in 1!). You'll learn lots on this day out, as well as taking in the spectacular views and wildlife that Mevagissey has to offer.
Price: Starts from £14 | Contact: 07738 051 010