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Iken Canoe is based on the stunning upper reaches of the Alde estuary between Snape and Aldeburgh, close to the Suffolk coast. We hire out Canadian canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUPs) for people to explore and see wildlife such as seals...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Iken Cliff, near Snape, Suffolk. | left on the B1084, Aldeburgh IP12 2EN, England
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Booked the Canadian Canoe for 3 people so my older kids and I could have a mini-adventure. We were not disappointed! The boat, instructions and scenery were amazing. Loved seeing the seal. Excellent value for money. I would highly recommend Iken Canoe!

Thank funsize1062
IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Glad you had such a good time. Thank you for the review. Please come again!

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Great morning out and the people running it couldn't have been more helpful. One mobility challenged person and a dog. The people had a great time, the dog less so but we couldn't leave her behind - not a canoe dog but she only jumped...More

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

So lovely to be able to entertain the three of you in our canoes. Thank you for coming and we are sure Bella will be back for more - despite her muddy paws experience! Dom and Kate

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

What a revelation. You could easily miss it as it’s off the beaten track but worth finding. Canadian canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. It’s a really lovely spot on the river. We were lucky with sunny weather and it was delightful - a beautiful place. Definitely...More

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for coming and delighted you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you here again soon. Best wishes Kate and Dom

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Really stable ‘Canadian canoe’. 2 hours relaxing paddling on big wide, calm, tidal estuary. No noise, just the splashing of your own paddle. Go as fast or slow as you want.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Took three Canadian canoes out for two hours, two of us to each canoe. We had phoned in advance and been told the best time to go out so that we went out with the tide and came back when it turned. Saw seals and...More

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you had such a good time on the river. Please come back again soon! Dom and Kate

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic morning. My husband and I plus 3 teenagers went out on a canoe and a tandem kayak. Kate was so helpful on the phone giving us advice re the boats and tides. Great tuition on arrival. Stunning scenery. Saw 3 seals on the mudflats....More

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hi Emma - Sounds like the whole family had a great time, and the seals came out to play too! We very much hope to see you all again soon and thank you for visiting us. Dom and Kate

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden treat in Suffolk you must try. Lovely people, great instruction and a beautiful morning. On to the excellent Blaxhall Ship pub for Deben mussels, chips and a choice of five real ales! Worth leaving the coast for.

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Graham - sounds like the Blaxall Ship did you proud! Thanks for spending time with us in our canoes. Dom and Kate

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Very friendly and enthusiastic instructor who explained everything very well. We had lots of fun and he was flexible with our time slot.

Thank ellachubbock
IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks for the positive review Ella - we are glad you had a fun time with us! Dom and Kate

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We're not experienced kayakers but after a comprehensive briefing we were given all the necessary equipment - life vests, paddles, etc - along with some essential tips about the tide and optimal routes and headed into the estuary. A great fun 2 hours, paddling downstream...More

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks so much for the review and we are delighted it was a successful paddle in what was glorious sunshine! We hope to see you again soon. Dom and Kate

Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Thanks so much for a wonderful afternoon at Iken Canoe. Kate and Dom are charming and gave our daughters lots of confidence. The wildlife is amazing and the canoes are so peaceful on the water. We will be back.

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IkenCanoe, Owner at Iken Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Great to see you Richard. It sounds like you had a wonderful adventure on the river up to Snape Maltings and back. We look forward to welcoming you all again in 2018!

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