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Murray River Canoe Hire
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Murray River Canoe Hire has been doing canoe trips at Albury since 1991, we are the only company with qualified staff to give you a great trip on the Murray, whether it be for 2 hours or 10 days we can supply you with the best gear and the right...more
301 Macauley St, Albury, New South Wales 2640, Australia
+61 417 691 339
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All reviews hour trip own pace murray river quality equipment quick lesson in great condition two hours enjoy the scenery dave paddling instructions sunscreen operator 17km hat downstream birds
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I contacted two companies way in advance about kayaking on the Murray, Dave replied instantly, the other people didn't for several days, by which time Dave and I had chatted on Messenger several times to be sure that we were happy with what we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuart O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Destination Rutherglen were really pleased with the overwhelmingly positive comments recieved about the canoeing offered for the cyclists taking part in the Great Victorian Bike Ride. As a key organiser Destination Rutherglen thank Dave and his team for making every effort to ensure his clients...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half an hour after scheduled meeting time we finally set off. Very poor directions left the entire group lost. They pretty much blamed the group for missing the end point. They then had no idea if everyone was accounted for or if people were still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Timothy F
thecanoeguy, Owner at Murray River Canoe Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This was a one off event that was overbooked with lots of last minute bookings due to 3500 extra people being in town, we provided maps and end point was easy to find , all people were at finish point and everyone was accounted for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amid a busy weekend, our leisurely paddle was a perfect break - two hours of peace, birdwatching (bring your binoculars) and sun. We’re regular visitors to Albury and have been hiring from Dave for a year or so. It’s so easy to book with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of keen family members who love to kayak and observe nature let us in on their local secret where we spent 1.5 hours kayaking downstream along the calm waters (but handy current) of the Murray River for approximately 10km from Mungabareena to East...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 993hiltong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we hires canoes to do the Float last Australday, but hiring the canoes any day is an awesome experience. They make it all so easy. You’ll be met at the point where your destination will be, so you leave your ego Les there. You’ll be...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Contacted Dave at short notice but booking our places for the following morning was no problem! Dave is very friendly and full of knowledge, even gave us some travel tips! Lovely slow paced river, plenty time to take in the surroundings! All equipment is of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Meghan B
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We did a 10km kayak along the Murray. We were really impressed with David’s tour. This is well organised and he provides quality equipment.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brittany M
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Dave was very accommodating. We broke up the trip between Melbourne and Canberra by stopping into Albury to kayak. Dave rented us two and took us up river for a nice paddle/restful trip downstream in two hours.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Doug A
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This is a wonderful experience. You can paddle at your own pace - race down the Murray or relax and let the swift current take you on this 17km journey. We did a combination of both and it was as easy or difficult as we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank David H
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Soham R
January 24, 2018|
Response from thecanoeguy | Property representative |
hello I would not suggest it as it is a running river and you need to have some basic swimming skills
November 10, 2017|
Response from thecanoeguy | Property representative |
Hello The half day trip is $30 per adult Cheers David My number is 0417691339
January 11, 2017|
Response from thecanoeguy | Property representative |
Yes we do as long as you have canoed before and the kids can swim Cheers David