The Doubles are a great way to get a single adult and a younger child on the water.
The doubles can be paddled by just the adult if the child wants to have a rest.
Our Sit on Top Kayaks
Single and Double Sit on Top Kayak Hire – Kayak Rental River Thames
Thames Kayak Hire in our Single and Double Sit on Top Kayaks on the River Thames is suitable for complete beginners and experienced paddlers! The perfect way to explore the River Thames.
We rent our Single Kayaks from £50 per day or £39.95 per half day (10am-1.15pm or 2-5.30pm)
Double Kayaks from £58 per day or £48 per half day (10am-1.15pm or 2-5.30pm) from our Base At Bisham Abbey, Marlow.
Single: 1 Person / Min age 14
Double: 2 People / 1 Adult and 1 child minimum age 6 years
Minimum age is 14 in a single kayak and children must be accompanied by an adult 25yrs+ also on the water.
Weight limit – Our single kayaks have a weight limit of 105kg, Doubles – 115kg per individual
Being Sit on top – they are safe – even if they were to capsize! If you follow our instructions, then you should stay on the boat not in the water!
Our kayaks have a section where your kit can be stowed on the boat – and we can provide a dry bag for keys/wallet/phones etc.
Paddlers will end up getting a wet bum and arms, so please dress appropriately!
We meet between 10am and 12.30 for day hire and hirers need to be back at our base by 5.30pm.
We normally advise customers to paddle upstream towards Hurley lock, which is very achievable. Paddlers can exit on to the grass at the lock, have a picnic, or leave the boats and walk in to Hurley village to get an ice-cream or have a pub lunch (see route below for more details). For those wanting a longer challenge, head further upstream in to the Hambleden stretch before returning.
Sorry – We do not take pets in any of our boats.
We will carryout a quick safety briefing and instructions for all participants.
Every participant gets a 50N buoyancy aid.
Smaller children will get 100N life jackets depending on their ability to swim.
Customers can book a mixture of boats in our booking system.
For general information, such as what to bring, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.
Same Day Bookings
Customers can bring a picnic and find the public grass on Hurley lock or paddle up further to the Hurley Riverside Grass or upstream. For those looking to have gentle paddle and a pub lunch, the options are: The Rising Sun or Ye Olde Bell in Hurley Village. For people looking for a longer paddle, the Flower Pot at Aston is further up stream and you will need to come along near to 10am. We understand that bookings at the pubs in necessary at the moment.
Customers can leave our boats by the river before the short walk to the pubs and we will explain on the day.
You can book a mixture of Canadian Canoes, Kayaks and SUPs for your group when you start an online booking. Any problems, just give us a call.
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It's our mission to help more people to experience the River Thames in an affordable and safe way. Paddling a Canoes, Kayak and SUP is a fantastic way to enjoy the water.
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