Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP’S)

A great way to explore the lake and enjoy the wildlife and scenery of Derwent Water. Why not have some tuition to set you on your way before hiring one of our canoes, kayaks or SUP’S?

COVID 19 update

sorry we are not offering tuition or guided activities at the moment.

Family Special

Family Canoe, Kayak or SUP outings can be arranged for two or more adults and all children (under 16 ) in one family. Please contact us to arrange this. The  adults pay £55 each and the children £8 each for a two hour session.

British Canoeing Course

We offer a variety of British Canoeing courses. Please see our course dates for details.

Course Description
Introduction to Canoeing / Kayaking & SUPs An enjoyable introduction to paddling on flat water. You will learn about canoes / kayaks / sup’s and equipment, paddle skills, water safety and much more. These are watersports that can truly be enjoyed by all ages.
Improve your Skills For paddlers wishing to improve their canoe/kayaking or SUP skills.
British Canoeing Star awards We offer BCU Star levels and safety tests for those wishing to progress further
Lake tours Take a tour of the lake with our experienced instructors who are passionate about sharing their love of canoeing and their knowledge of Derwent Water.
Prices per person
1 Hour
2 Hours
3 Hours
1 person £55 £90 £105
2 people £40 £55 £70

There is a discount for three or more people who book on a session together.

Canoes, Kayaks and SUP’s at Derwent Water Marina: 

  • Canoes – Mad River Explorer 16′
  • Kayaks – Venture Flex, Dagger Katana or similar
  • Kiwi double Kayaks
  • RTM Mambo sit on Kayaks
  • Red Paddle Co SUP boards