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“eel pie island”(31 reviews)
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“canoe trip”(11 reviews)
Truly wonderful canoe, kayak and paddle board adventures in Richmond upon Thames, London… Whether you are after a gentle introduction to kayaking or an active office Summer party or some inspiring SUP Yoga with some pretty great people, you have...more
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River Lane | Petersham, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 7AG, England
+44 7827 829721
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

The SUP taster session is ideal for anyone wanting to give this a try. The river is easy to navigate but most importantly, Piers is an excellent, patient teacher.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We used the Eel Pie canoe trip as a team building exercise and everyone really enjoyed themselves. Piers put everyone immediately at ease particularly those that had not canoed before and also made it fun when walking us through the basic techniques and safety aspects....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Thought we’d give paddle boarding a try and were really glad we chose this company. The whole experience was relaxed and enjoyable. Piers was an excellent instructor. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Booked a private twilight paddle session with Piers and convinced 10 of my girlfriends to join me. Some were excited, some weren't sure. Piers looked after everything brilliantly and we had an amazing time, and 2 of the not sures have already suggested we go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a lovely trip, we went Kayaking and we really enjoyed it. We were both pretty new at it but didn’t make a difference really... our guide was really friendly, calming and informative. If you want a particularly bonding activity then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Natalie M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Have now been twice (two x 2 hour sessions) and would thoroughly recommend the experience. Relaxed yet informative tuition from the very experienced Piers, good equipment and a stunning location on the Thames between Richmond and Ham House. Also dog friendly. Will certainly go back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

A great taster session for SUP on the river at Richmond. Great coaching - lots of fun and v easy to pick up and enjoy. Nobody fell in - we all enjoyed it. I am definitely going back for more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matt B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The SUP paddle from Richmond to Teddington with a much needed coffee stop at the Airstream café by Teddington lock was a great start to Sunday. Herons everywhere, rowers out and plenty of river space. Get up early and just do it!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

After a safety briefing and some instruction from Piers, we set off for a sunset kayak journey from Petersham Meadows to Twickenham. This is such a tranquil and beautiful stretch of the River Thames; the pace was very gentle and leisurely, fit for anybody that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scdaly
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Really enjoyed the Eel Pie Island Kayak, thanks to Piers for sharing some local stories along the way and we definitely enjoyed the stop off at the pub on the way back! Would love to get out there and do this again :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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