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Adventure Activity Instructor

  • Job Location

    Symonds Yat East, Wye Valley

  • Start date

    March/April 2022

  • Duration

    October 2022

  • Job Benefits

    Negotiable salary dependent on qualifications/experience + on-site accommodation if required + Performance bonus


Experienced Outdoor Instructor?

Secure your position at our riverside canoe centre in the Wye Valley for 2022!

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre has been operating in Symonds Yat East on the River Wye for over 35 years and are the leading canoe hire specialist and activity centre in the stunning Wye Valley.

A family owned & run business with a highly experienced Level 5 BCU Coach as a director, we offer adventure activity days; guided and self-led canoe hire river trips; canoe, kayak, SUP hire and instruction.

From families to school groups and company away days our customers are diverse. We also offer improvised Raft Building, White Water Coaching, 1:1 coaching and much more.

If this is what you do, we want to hear from you! Simply click on the apply now button below to make an online application.

Why Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre?

  • Salary is negotiable based on your experience and qualifications
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • On site, river side accommodation available
  • Free on-site parking; own transport is essential due to location
  • Free training and development with our Level 5 BCU coach
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Full season contracts starting from March 2022 – October 2022 available
  • Pension scheme (if over 22)
  • Uniform provided
  • Trade discount on paddle equipment
  • Staff Discount at The Royal Lodge, Symonds Yat East
  • Symonds Yat Rock for climbing and caving < 1 mile away
  • Symonds Yat Rapids (Grade 2) on site for unlimited practice and skills development
  • Brecon Beacons National Park – 1 hour drive
  • Popular South Wales Surf Beach – 1 hour drive
  • Cardiff IWWC < 1 hour drive


Get in touch if you are a passionate Outdoor Activity Instructor with the following qualifications and experience:

Level 1 Paddle Sport Coach / Canoe and Kayak Coach SW / Slalom Coach
British Canoeing 2 Star Award
Previous experience instructing/coaching
Valid first aid qualification
Up to date BC membership (must have)

Further experience is desirable but not essential as further training, coaching and development is available:

3 Star canoe award / Open water Canoe Coach MW
3 Star kayak award / White Water Kayak Coach MW
SPA/RCI and cave is also very desirable.
Stand Up Paddleboard Coach SW / Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach MW

Initial training with Wyedean canoe adventure centre consists of a 2 week induction programme to our centre and environmental requirements.
Located adjacent to Grade 2 rapids we will provide comprehensive rapids coaching with a Level 5 BCU Coach, Wyedean specific canoe and kayak skills to provide high quality river trips and guiding to our customers on the River Wye. 

About us

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre is set in the beautiful Symonds Yat Gorge.

Surrounded by the placid waters of the River Wye and the breath-taking cliffs and woodlands of Symonds Yat Rock. One can undertake in an

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