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Canoe & Kayak Hire Prices

Affordable Canoe & Kayak Hire from Wye Canoes

Affordable River Wye Canoe & Kayak Hire

Self Guided Canoe Hire  & all Guided Activities are available all year round** (**River & Environment Conditions Dependant).

Below you will find the prices of our River Wye Canoe & Kayak Hire.

We also offer exciting Instructor Led Multi-Activity Adventures and our very popular Guided River Wye Canoe Trips, if you have any questions please call 01600 890027 or email us to discuss your individual requirements.

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace – As we are firm believers in keeping our environment safe for the enjoyment of all, we ask that our customers read the River Safety details and Code of Conduct on the river before taking a trip with Wye Canoes as well as being aware of our Terms and Conditions of Hire.

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Canoe and Kayak Hire Prices

Canoe Type Per hr 1/2 day ** 3/4 day ** Full Day **
2 Person Canoes £20 £30 £36 £42
3 Person Canoes £25 £36 £42 £48
4 Person Canoes* £30 £42 £48 £54
1 Person Kayak £20 £30 £33 £36

** half, 3/4 day and Full Day trips also involve transport costs to transport boats to launches – see below or to the right


All prices include buoyancy aids, paddles, dry bags or barrels.

Half day prices are for shorter trips no stopping along the way, with morning boats allocated for afternoon trips and needed to be back by a certain time. We reserve the right to charge extra for any late returns on half-day prices.
* 4 person canoes will hold 2 adults and 2 small children only – generally under 10 yrs

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Transport Costs – to be added onto all half day, full day or multi day trips

When you hire boats from us, we can transport you to and from a wide range of places on the River Wye and below are some examples to give you an idea of cost. If you are using our Canoe 2 U service, you will also find local taxi companies such as Kennys taxis that will pick you and your equipment up and transport you to where ever you want very reasonably if you would like to run on your own time.

Prices for all drop off and collection of boats

Launch/Collection Point 1st Boat Cost Extra Boats (per boat)
Kerne Bridge £8 £2.50
Monmouth £8 £2.50
Ross-on-Wye £10 £2.50
Redbrook £10 £2.50
Hoarwithy £20 £2.50
Brockweir * £30 £2.50
Hereford £30 £2.50
Holme Lacy £30 £2.50
Whitney-on-Wye £60 £2.50
Glasbury £80 £2.50

* 1 or 2 canoes maximum – no access for trailers, larger groups only possible if you carry boats to collection point

Launch fees are required to be paid separately prior to launching at particular launch sites approx. £2 per boat

Please Note – Transportation fees for launching and collecting boats will be charged if launch and landing point is not in Symonds Yat, if you are using our Canoe 2 U service the transportation price will depend on the location distance from Symonds Yat.

Booking Information (General Hire Only)

A 50% deposit will be taken to hold the booking.

  • No booking is guaranteed until a deposit has been taken, if deposit payment is made by cheque that is until cheque has been banked and cleared.
  • Cancellations made by the customer 7 days before the booking date will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made by the customer within 7 days will lose the 50% deposit.
  • If a booking is cancelled by the customer for any reason within 48 hours of the booking start then the full hire costs will be charged if not already taken. For Gift Voucher bookings this means that the voucher is no longer valid and cannot be re-used.
  • Cancellation by the company (Wye Canoes Ltd) due to extremely adverse weather conditions or high river levels will not be charged and a re-arrangement of the booking will be attempted or deposit refunded. Be aware, rain even heavy rain does not stop trips going ahead.

Payment Methods

We can take credit or debit card payments over the phone to hold the booking (we just charge 75p for any credit card transaction), or direct bank transfers.

Cheques will only be accepted as a deposit for bookings well in advance, but be aware, the booking is not properly secured until cheque has cleared.

Final Payment – Credit or Debit Card or Cash payments ONLY – cheques will NOT be accepted as final payment on the day of hire.

Booking Information (Guided Trips, Instruction or Courses)

A 50% non-refundable deposit will be taken to hold the booking.

  • Full payment is due 14 days before booking date.
  • Cancellations made by the customer within 14 days will get no refund, full payment is due if not already received.
  • Whilst every reasonable attempt will be made to deliver trips, Wye Canoes Ltd reserves the right to cancel or modify the trips due to safety considerations and factors beyond our control.


Based At (Meeting Point): Pay & Display Car Park, Symonds Yat West Leisure Park, Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6DA
Registered Office & Contact Address:
Hillcrest, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6BN
Phone: 01600 890027
Mobile: 07789 895082

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