canoeing in Devon

Explore one of South Devon’s stunning rivers in traditional open canoes!!

EXPLORE south Devon’s beautiful river environments

Paddle and explore the river in traditional open canoes!

Canoeing in Devon

Canoeing in Devon is a magical way to explore one of South Devon’s beautiful river environments. The River Dart Estuary is home to a wide range of wildlife and birdlife, including seals, dippers, egrets, herons and, if you are really lucky, otters!

Paddle and explore the river in traditional open canoes, stop at secluded riverside beaches, practice your bushcraft skills to light fires and boil kelly kettles on your South Devon Canoeing Adventure. Our staff are experienced, professional, friendly and great at making sure that you feel comfortable and enjoy your adventure.

We will ensure that you have top-quality buoyancy aids, paddles and canoes to enjoy your South Devon Canoeing Adventure. Learn the art of journeying by open canoe to explore one of South Devon’s beautiful rivers.

Here’s how much it’ll cost you to experience canoeing in Devon

Cost: £45 per person*

*Based on a minimum group size of 4 or contact us to find out more.
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Add an extra half day activity for a full day of fun!

Cost: £65 per person for full day*

*based on a minimum group size of 4

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Group Canoeing Adventures

We always book groups onto private South Devon Canoeing sessions, which allows us to tailor the experience to suit you. This means you get the very best experience from your day with us!

Whether it’s a small or large group of friends, you’ll enjoy navigating one of South Devon’s beautiful rivers with the expertise of your own highly experienced British Canoeing instructor.

Our fantastic South Devon Canoeing Adventures are popular as company team building activities offering a unique opportunity for group bonding and overcoming personal challenges. Group Canoeing is also very popular with school and youth groups looking for a great experience here in South Devon.

Our private Group Canoeing sessions are one of South Devon’s hidden gems. Enjoy spending time exploring the waterways of the picturesque River Dart Estuary, whilst trying to spot the varied wildlife along the way.  

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Family Canoeing Adventures

Looking for things to do in South Devon? Canoeing is a fantastic family activity suitable for the young and not so young. Canoeing is a great way to bring your family together through exploration, adventure and teamwork!

Our Family Canoeing sessions allow parents to enjoy the session at their own pace. Relax as your family is guided along the river by our highly experienced British Canoeing instructors.

As our Family Canoeing sessions are private, you and your family can take your time and enjoy your experience. We tailor-make the experience to your family, so paddle as fast or slow, near or far as you like. The choice is up to you!

Canoeing in South Devon is a wonderful opportunity for an unforgettable shared family experience. It should definitely be on your bucket list!

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Stag & Hen Canoeing Adventures

Caving is an excellent activity for those looking for something slightly different as part of their Stag or Hen celebrations in South Devon.

If you’re looking for a more relaxed activity whilst still being able to enjoy the great outdoors, a Stag or Hen Canoeing Adventure might just be for you! Canoeing in South Devon is suitable for all ages and abilities, so everyone can join in and have a good time.

Caving in South Devon offers a great bonding experience amongst your group, which can be made as civilised or adventurous as you like. Stag and Hen Caving Adventures will give you energy for the night ahead or revitalise you from the evening before!

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Devon Adventure Weekend

The Wet n Wild Adventure Weekend is an exciting and adventurous combination of some of our most loved water-based activities, including Coasteering, Gorge Walking and Canoeing.

The ‘Wet n Wild’ Adventure Weekend in South Devon is a great way to enjoy a mix of exciting water-based activities and allows you to immerse yourself in a truly wet and wild experience in Devon. Experience the fantastic South Devon Coastline and Dartmoor National Park environments from a different perspective!

Cost: £120.00 per person for 2 days*

*Based on a minimum group size of 4

or contact us to find out more.

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After a warm welcome by your instructors, you’ll be provided top-quality bouyancy aids, paddles and canoes. Please see our Activity Kit List for a complete guide on what to bring to your South Devon Canoeing Adventure.

Once everyone is ready, it’s a short walk to the river where our Canoeing Adventure will begin. Before we get on the river, we’ll cover what to expect and the skills & techniques you’ll need to help you safely enjoy your Canoeing Adventure.

Canoeing with Adelong, we will aim to include all the classic elements which make up an excellent canoeing experience. Paddle and explore the river in traditional open canoes, stop at secluded riverside beaches, practice your bushcraft skills to light fires and boil kelly kettles, under the guidance of your experienced British Canoeing instructor.

Join Adelong for canoeing in Devon!

All Adelong activities are underpinned by our core curriculum:

“Respect and responsibility for self, others and the natural world”

We might be based amongst a stunning coastal and moorland backdrop of Devon but we operate around the country (and world)! With Adelong, you can be guaranteed an outdoor adventure to remember. So, if you are looking for canoeing in Devon, we’ll tailor-make an adventure just for you. To book your adventure today, please get in touch by phone or email. Our team will do our very best to respond to your email or call as soon as possible. We welcome the opportunity to chat with you and answer any questions that you may have.