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Address: South Quay Hill | 4 Treffry Centre, Newquay TR7 1HT, England
Phone Number: +44 7891 264342
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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No.1 Adventure Activity Centre. We are the specialists in water,rock,wind...

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 Coasteering Centre, Surf School, Kite School, Kayaking & Surf Rafting Centres. With numerous other activities we have your holiday adventure covered for all groups, ages and abilities to suit your needs. With trips running an all year round we offer tailor-made packages including multi-activity days, stag/hen packages including accommodation, military adventure training, school/scout group residential's and corporate events. With centres also across Scotland too. All our centres are AALA Licensed to take juniors on adventurous activities.We are also a part of the National Coasteering Charter.

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Coasteering

Had a great morning with Sam and Duncan coasteering. Our group of four (ages 12 +) really enjoyed throwing themselves (in some cases literally) into the adventure. We felt safe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
Melanie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great morning with Sam and Duncan coasteering. Our group of four (ages 12 +) really enjoyed throwing themselves (in some cases literally) into the adventure. We felt safe and found our experienced guides very knowledgable and entertaining. Thoroughly recommend this activity and company. Thanks guys!

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Thank Melanie R
Eden S, General Manager at Vertical Descents Cornwall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We had a great time too. We hope to see you again soon for some more fun activities. Do check us out next time you are visiting. Thanks Again :) More 

London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fantastic coast steering - so good this is our 2nd time doing this event. ~The guys are very professional and look after you all the way ensuring you have a fantastic time. would do it again without hesitation

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Superb! From the booking process (Ellie - Scotland) through to the events last week (Via Ferrata/River bugging/Canyoning and White water) the whole thing was a whole load of family fun & thanks to your bright and enthusiastic team who made it all happen. Particular thanks to Danny & team who helped us enjoy a first (but not last!) adrenaline rush... More 

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Thank rufusleostisted
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a wonderful way to spend time as a family, probably ideal for sporty teenagers. Plunging into the sea from the heady heights is not for the faint hearted but it pushed me past my comfort zone and to the edge of my physical capabilities without being dangerous. Not a trip for 'wimps'!

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Thank Lorraine M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

My husband and son (19) had a great afternoon exploring the coastline and caves. The swell was too big for the normal destination so we were quickly organised to follow the activity leaders to another beach to keep the large party safe. The guides did a good safety talk and sorted everyone out with kit. Then it was straight on... More 

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Thank Catherine C
Eden S, General Manager at Vertical Descents Cornwall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. You guys did great. It was a shame our more adventurous route wasn't available due to the unsuitable sea state that day. Every day all the routes across cornwall are different due to the weather conditions and we push each individual to their limits with what is safely available to us on the... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Expected coast steering but due to weather ended up exploring a nearby cave. Amazing experience one not to be forgotten. Both teen girls loved it.

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1 Thank Pearlvet
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic morning spent with Sam and Dan, this was the highlight of our holiday and we experienced the thrills of jumping into really quite scary water, swimming into caves and through gullies which at times was quite challenging but at all times I felt my family was safe. The whole thing was really exciting and totally exceeded my expectations.... More 

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1 Thank Nicola R
Hampshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was a great new experience, very well managed by professional and personable guides (Sam and Duncan). We had a group ranging from 9 through 18 to 50 and everyone enjoyed themselves and learned a lot.

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Thank T R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a great few hours spent in the water! We had a boy of 14 & 10 with us and they loved it. Instructors were spot on, safety was top of the list followed by fun and laughs. Defiantly be back👍👍👍

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Thank Johnnybubbles
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

My daughters (10 and 12) and myself had a fantastic morning coasteering with Sam and Duncan. I would recommend this experience for everyone. Sam and Duncan were really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the coast line and activities we under took. This experience was a highlight of our holiday.

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