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About AS Watersports
AS Watersports are pleased to offer Canoe, Sit on top kayak and Stand Up Paddle board hire on the Exeter ship canal and River Exe available to book online! The canal is a nice and easy paddle that is perfect for all paddlers including families and novices. Minimum age 8 years old,those between 8 and 18 must be accompanied by an adult.. We also offer kayak, canoe & paddleboard lessons. All activities are based from our waterside shop.
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Lizzy wrote a review Aug 2020
78 contributions8 helpful votes
I popped in (knocked on the door first as asked to due to government guidelines) & was greeted with the rudest staff member. He treated us as if we were an inconvenience, language was blunt and when asked questions about wanting to purchase a kayak we were made to feel incompetent and our questions weren’t good enough, even though they are supposed to be helpful, make sales and give customers encouragement with their future water sports enjoyment. We left being rushed out the door and told to shop on the internet instead! Don’t bother going here!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from LiamKir, General Manager at AS Watersports
Responded Aug 22, 2020
Hello Lizzy, Sorry to hear about this. It's way below standard. As well as shop aim is to be source of information and definitely encourage people to enjoy the water more. I would love the chance to discuss this further by email or phone. Please feel free to get in touch. Liam sales@aswatersports.co.uk 01392 219600
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keith g wrote a review Sep 2019
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom62 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a great place to hire a canoe then take a relaxing trip down the canal to a pub with friends then sit and have a nice ice tea before rowing back. The staff are pleasant and helpful and the hire is cheap Highly recommended trip especially on a sunny lunch break
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Trip403518 wrote a review Sep 2019
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The staff were friendly, efficient and explained everything really well. There were facilities to change in. We all really enjoyed the experience and would definitely do it again.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Robbie H wrote a review Sep 2019
Chudleigh, United Kingdom2 contributions
Decided to go for a paddle down the Exe, as a bit of an unorthodox birthday treat! So myself and 2 of my 3 children, took a canoe down the river. After the required safety brief, we paddled off down the canal. Despite some reservations over the potential bad weather, we had an really nice time, including an enormous, and very welcome, lunch at the Double Locks. Overall, the staff at AS Watersports were incredibly helpful, and helped me to have a very memorable birthday!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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adriantknight wrote a review Sep 2019
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All was fine and the weather helped. Price was reasonable for the three hours involved. Staff very friendly and safety conscious.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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