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.

Available from November 2017 – March 2018.

The water may be cold but the views are stunning when paddling along The Beaulieu River on a crisp Winter’s day. So wrap up warm and get out on the water as part of one of our Winter Paddling sessions. Plus, with our great value winter paddle price, you really have no excuse!


Per person:




Kayaking – Kayak Taster

Only available for groups and private bookings throughout the Winter until March 2018.

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’ve a range of boats to help you find the perfect fit, with equipment and guides who’ll inspire confidence from the start. Special prices for families.






Kayaking Adventure

Only available for groups and private bookings throughout the Winter until March 2018.

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 3 hour guided adventure.  No experience is required, although this is a step up from our kayak taster.


Ages 12 & Up:


Book 4 or More:

A couple kayaking on the Beaulieu River.

Kayak Hire

Available from March 2018.

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.


Ages 12 & Up:




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.


Tips For Your Trip


Come dressed for the weather conditions on the day of your activity



All activities guided by experienced instructors


Under 18's

Under 18’s need written parental consent

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5 beveled gold stars
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We very much enjoyed our kayaking yesterday. As before, the instructors were friendly, amusing and laid back and everybody in my group enjoyed the activity. We’ll be back! -Paul R

February 27, 2017

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