Come and have fun on the canal! We supply a safety helmet and buoyancy aid as part of the hire.
Our centre is open for rentals on 5 July | 9 July | 11 July | 6 August | 7 August | 10 August - please allow 48 hours so that we can make sure one of our coaches can be at the centre to coordinate your hire.
£15 per hour per canoe (sit ons). Ideal for exploring the canal, it is lightweight, stable, manoeuvrable. 1 person per canoe.
£25 per hour per canoe (opens), single and tandem. They are stable and easy to paddle.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Arrive at our canoe centre in Seabrook, Hythe where one of our friendly team will help you choose the right canoe. We issue you with a paddle, helmet and buoyancy aid and give you a safety briefing. The section of canal close to the centre is an ideal spot to while away an hour or so on the water. If you are looking for a challenge, canoes can be paddled as far as the West Hythe Dam, although it will take an experienced paddler a good 5 hours there and back. If you are part of a group and would like to start further up the canal we can provide a quote for transporting the canoes, staff availability permitting. All rentals finish at the centre.
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
Canoeing on the Royal Military Canal is suitable for all levels of ability, most of our customers have either never canoed before or have tried it just a few times, and of course, you can return to build up confidence and ability and take on longer sections. If you’re wanting some coaching prior to hiring, we run Saturday morning group sessions at the centre with instructors all year round or you can arrange a private lesson.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our centre.
Terms and Conditions for Rentals
All bookings for the hire of canoes, kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards (‘a hire’) are taken at the centre, subject to availability. They are for use on the Royal Military Canal between Seapoint Canoe Centre and the Hythe West Dam. We reserve the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Minimum age: 16 (all under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult).
Security deposit required for each rental.
COMING IN 2019
Stand Up Paddle-board (SUP) Rentals