Explore the stunning Beaulieu River by Kayak
Kayaking in the New Forest
Kayaks are small and stable watercraft, powered using a double bladed paddle. We pride ourselves on providing a range of experiences, which almost anyone can enjoy. From half and full day adventures, to short taster sessions and hire. Our experienced and qualified staff will help you to learn the skills you need, to really enjoy your time on the water.
Find out more about what we offer below, or get in touch for our recommendation on the perfect option for you.
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Available from April – October
If you’ve never kayaked before and are unsure about committing to a longer trip, a kayaking taster gets you afloat for a fun and relaxed experience. We have a range of boats to help you find the perfect fit, with equipment and guides who’ll inspire confidence from the start.Learn More
Available from April – October
Fast and stable touring kayaks combined with expert guidance, enables you to quickly get to grips with kayaking. You’ll then be ready to explore the natural beauty of the only privately owned estuary in the UK on a 2 hour guided adventure. No experience is required, although this is a step up from our kayak taster.Learn More
Available from September – October
Kayaks are great fun and with our ‘sit on top’ kayaks, everybody can enjoy being out on the water. It’s a rare opportunity to get out on the Beaulieu River unguided and you’ll be free to explore and splash about on the river’s calm waters. Available midweek during term time, single and double sit-on-top kayaks are available.Learn More
Self Guided Kayaking Tours
Available from April - Early September
Our double sit-on-top kayaks make exploring the Beaulieu River an absolute blast! Hop on with your best pal, or grab a couple of boats with the family. There’s plenty to see and explore on the wonderful Beaulieu River Nature Reserve. This activity is self-guided so you must be able to swim. Limited single kayaks also available. Please call us on 01590 612377 if you require the use of a single sit-on-top kayak as part of your booking.
Beaulieu River Tours
Available from April – July, September – October
Our Beaulieu River Tours are great for those looking for a good amount of time out on the water. You can choose from either our stable ‘Canadian style’ canoes or our touring kayaks for your session. Sessions available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays mid-week during term time. Kayaks suitable for 12+ years only.Learn More
Sunset Chasers Paddling Tour
Available from May – August
Bask in the warmth of a beautiful sunset on the Beaulieu River this summer. Chase the warm glow of the sun’s last rays of the day as they settle on the river’s calm waters. You’ll want to bring your cameras, as the Beaulieu River wildlife really comes alive in the evening! Enjoy picturesque river views from the comfort of your own canoe or kayak, and discover hidden spots with your trusty guide – you’ll really feel like you’ve got the river to yourselves!Book Now
Available from November – March
Still looking to head out and enjoy the great outdoors this Winter? Choose from either open-top Canadian canoes or stable touring kayaks and enjoy a 2 hour guided paddle of the Beaulieu River. You may need to layer up (and pack yourself a flask of hot chocolate of course!) but there’s nothing quite like exploring the river’s beautiful nature reserve on a crisp Winter’s day.Learn More
Kayaking for Groups
Groups can book sole use sessions of any of the Kayaking experiences we offer. We also provide longer trips and can tailor paddles for special interest groups. We can even offer trips on other Hampshire and Dorset Rivers, so let us know if your group want something special.Get in Touch
Come dressed for the weather conditions on the day of your activity.
All activities are guided by our experienced instructors.
Under 18’s need written parental consent before they can take part in an activity.
Got a question? Get in touch with our booking office and we’ll be happy to help.
Book with confidence.
As one of the #1 things to do in The New Forest, we’re confident that what we do is excellent and provides real value for money.
However, if for any reason we let you down, you’ll be eligible for our 100% satisfaction guarantee and we’ll refund you your money, no questions asked.
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