Whether you are a local or on holiday, there's nothing better than to sit back, relax, and take in the outstanding scenery of the Broads. Why not hire a canoe, our Canadian canoes are suitable for up to two adults and two children - a perfect way to get close to nature. Some of the recent sightings of grebes, kingfishers and even otters have delighted our recent hirers. With our Canoe hire service, you can spend the day (or half day), cruising down the river. You can visit:
* Barton Broad * Irstead * How Hill * Ranworth * Ludham * Horning
Don't Forget Your Camera! water voles, great crested grebes and - if you're lucky - otters. Hire centres will be able to advise you on safety and on a suitable route. Canoeing in the Broads is suitable for all the family, including young children. Canadian canoes usually carry up to three adults but you are advised to check with the operator. Price includes buoyancy aids and waterproof rucksacks. Most centres are open from Easter/April - October; for other periods please enquire at centres. Some centres also offer canoe camping. Campers bring their own equipment and the centres provide a map of rough camping sites. Bank Dayboats and Martham Boats also offer single-seated kayaks, and Bank Dayboats offers guided canoe trips most evenings (bookings in advance). Please enquire for all details.