Breaking News......Dayboat hire, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding businesses are now open and available for hire - Enjoy!!!

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 square 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

Three Rivers
Pitch & Paddle. A family and pet friendly campsite on the River Waveney, surrounded by countryside. Cycle and boat hire available.
Whitlingham Adventure
Whitlingham Adventure offers fantastic canoeing and boating opportunities, located on the outskirts of Norwich on the Norfolk Broads.
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
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.
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.
Salhouse Broad
Salhouse Broad
Relax and take in the beautiful scenery or there are canoes to hire, back to basics camping for the adventurous, play area for the energetic, and footpaths and boardwalks to enjoy.
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.
Whispering Reeds
Day Boats, Canoe Hire and Houseboat Holidays available