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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Winter Paddling

£29 Adult £17 Child (18 months - 16 years) 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.

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Family Canoeing on the Beaulieu River.

Kayak Hire

£25 Single Kayak £50 Double Kayak | (10+ years) 2 hours

Available from April – October

Kayaks are great fun, and with our single and double 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.

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Family Canoeing on the Beaulieu River.

Kayaking Adventure

£44 per person (12+ years) £40 when you book 4 or more 2 hours

Available from April – October on Saturdays & Sundays

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.

Choose form canoes & kayaks | singles and doubles.

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Family Canoeing on the Beaulieu River.

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.

Choose from canoes & kayaks / singles and doubles 

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Family Canoeing on the Beaulieu River.

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.

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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.

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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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