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Kayaking River Wye

The Wye Valley is an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), full of history, beauty and heritage. It straddles the border between England and Wales and is one of the most dramatic and scenic landscape areas in southern Britain.

What better way to see the Wye Valley than a nice relaxing kayaking trip down the river! 

A woman kayaking on River Wye

Our Most Popular River Wye Kayaking Trips

Hay-On-Wye to Whitney-On-Wye (Half Day)

We provide kayak hire from Hay-on-Wye to Whitney-on-Wye which is a popular short section of the river, taking around two hours (5.5 miles). It incorporates beautiful scenery and wildlife and makes an excellent morning or afternoon out. – Includes return transport.

Ross on Wye to Kerne Bridge (Half Day)

Our Ross on Wye to Kerne Bridge kayak trip is perfect for any group just wanting a half day paddle (roughly 2.5 hours). The route is a very easy one, therefore suitable for all levels of paddler. Once you arrive at Kerne Bridge, you’ll be able to land at the public site and walk a few meters to the Inn on the Wye.

Sit on Top Kayaks
Our Perception Scooter Sit on Top (SOT) kayaks are ideal for beginners, with a wide stable base & streamline design.  Far lighter than traditional Canadian Canoes in the event of capsize there is no cockpit to hold you under the water. Minimum age for a single SOT kayak is 14yrs – We also have a limited number of double SOT Kayaks suitable for 1 adult and 1 child (10 yrs+) or 2 adults.

Self Guided / Guided
If you haven’t got any paddling experience or if you have young children in your group, you may prefer a river guide with you-please ask for details, most groups however just hire boats and go.

We are operating every weekend during spring and summer months and most weekdays contact us below for details.

What’s Included:
Kayak hire
Buoyancy aids that are lightweight and adjustable to allow freedom of movement.
Watertight dry bags ideal for carrying equipment.
River Maps to get you from A to B.
Recovery by minibus or taxi to your vehicle / start point
Safety brief and basic instruction before setting off

Optional Extras:
Wetsuit hire- good chance of getting splashed or wet and on a hot day enjoy a cool down in the river!

Cardiff Bay and the River Taff

We also offer Kayaking hire and trips along the River Taff and Cardiff Bay- contact us for details.

More Exciting Activities

If you are looking for a more exciting, fast paced, “white water” activity you may also be interested in our most popular Gorge Scrambling experience.


from only £25pp! half day trip


Hay on Wye - Ross on Wye - Cardiff Bay River Taff


Half day, Full day & Multi day trips

Additional Information

Contact us for further details on full day and multi day trips