Canoeing

Canoeing

Canoe the rivers and broads of the Norfolk Broads as it is one of the best ways of seeing this wonderful wetland landscape. There are over 300 sq km of Broads  or shallow lakes, interconnected by rivers and waterways. Canoeing in The Broads National Park is an ideal way of experiencing the local wildlife in their natural habit. Paddling up the rivers and enjoying the peace and quiet of beautiful landscape from the river level is good for the soul.

There are several hire centres offering canoes and kayaks for hire by the hour. A Canadian Canoe holds up to 3 people; are very stable, easy to paddle and steer and great fun for novices and children under supervision. The hire centres can advise on river routes and suitability of routes from beginners to experts, stop off points and provide general guidance on river safety. It is advisable to ALWAYS WEAR A LIFE JACKET and be aware that the Norfolk Broads are tidal and due care should be taken. Headwaters are rewarding for Novices whilst heading towards the lower reaches of the Broads would suit the more experienced canoeist, dealing with tides.

There are also guided canoe trails through the Broads to accompany those less adventurous to explore these waters with expert local knowledge and a variety of trails, from hour long excursions to half and full days canoeing on the rivers of the Norfolk Broads.

For more information on Canoeing and Canoe Hire on the Norfolk Broads, please search through the listings below

Herbert Woods Canoe Hire
Pedal Boat Hire
Hire our beautiful pedal-powered canoe, a unique, exciting, yet relaxing way to cruise this idyllic stretch of the River Bure
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Bank Canoe Hire
Bank Boats offer Canoe hire to explore the picturesque river network of the Norfolk Broads. Gently paddle through the water and enjoy the plentiful marine and birdlife
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Barnes Canoe Hire
Paddle along miles of quiet, undisturbed dykes and cuts off the main River Bure. So much wildlife to see, whilst enjoying peace and tranquility.
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Salhouse Canoe Hire
To experience the Norfolk Broads in all its beauty, the most affordable and energetic way is to hire a Canoe or Kayak from Salhouse Broad.
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Whitlingham Canoes
Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre offers fantastic canoeing opportunities and is located on the outskirts of Norwich on the Norfolk Broads.
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Herbert Woods Canoes
Paddle your own canoe from Herbert Woods at Potter Heigham and go under the old bridge on the quieter stretch of the River Thurne to visit Hickling Broad
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Martham Canoe Hire
Canoeing / Kayaking on the Norfolk Broads is a wonderfully fun and safe experience for both intermediate and novice canoeists alike.
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Norfolk Marine
Norfolk Marine is one of the UK's largest chandler's with an 18,000 sq ft showroom & over 12,500 stock lines.
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Outney Meadow Canoes
Outney Meadow Caravan Park offers canoe hire from its base in Bungay on the southern tip of the Norfolk Broads, Full Day or 1/2 day excursions available.
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Sutton Canoe Hire
Experience the Norfolk Broads with our Canoe Hire. Whether you are a local or on holiday, there is no better way to see the Norfolk Broads than from the water.
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Waveney Canoe Hire
Explore Britain's Magical Waterland by canoe. Our canadian canoes & sit-on kayaks are stable (as long as you're sensible!) and great fun for all the family.
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Whispering Reeds
Day Boats, Canoe Hire and Houseboat Holidays available
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