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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Family Kayaking

£34 Adult | £19 Child | 90 minutes

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.

Kayaking Adventure

£40 per person | £38 when you book 4 or 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.

Kayak Hire

£35 Single Kayak | £60 Double Kayak | 3 hours

Available from April – 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. This is social distancing at it’s best!

A couple enjoying kayaking on the Beaulieu River.

Beaulieu River Tours

£34 Adult | £19 Child | 2 hours

Available from April – 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.

Sunset Chasers Paddling Tours

£40 per person | £38 when you book 4 or more

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!

A lady enjoying a sunset paddle in a kayak on the Beaulieu River

Winter Paddling

£22 Adult | £16.50 Child | 2 hours

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.

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.


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


All activities are guided by our experienced instructors.


Under 18's

Under 18’s need written parental consent before they can take part in an activity.

Get in Touch

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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