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About Canoe Wild
Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Hire, Courses, Taster Sessions, Guided Tours and more on the River Stour in Canterbury Kent, UK. Last Hour Hire at 16:30, last Half Day Hire at 15:30.
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Caroline H wrote a review May 11
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Such a great experience from some very friendly and helpful staff. I took my own kayak, not realising my friends had booked the 2.5 hour trip. The fantastic people kindly took my kayak back for the price of a beer. I seriously owe them more. The river trip is a delightful, peaceful experience, gently serenaded by the local birds and wildlife. I can't recommend this trip enough.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Canoe_Wild, Front Office Manager at Canoe Wild
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for your lovely review. Canoe wild is always happy to help out with moving our customers own craft where we can for a small donation that goes straight to our staff party fund! It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards, Lucy CW Team
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lecbruce wrote a review May 4
London, United Kingdom90 contributions36 helpful votes
Provides a 1st class family adventure with clear instructions and quality gear. The stretch of river was a beautiful English landscape, and the river water is crisp and clear. This is a dog friendly adventure and it was a joy to see our Yorkshire Terrier taken in all the new experiences
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Canoe_Wild, Front Office Manager at Canoe Wild
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you so much for your amazing review! We love having our 4 legged friends come along for a paddle with the rest of the family. Pups love paddling! I'm so glad you enjoyed your trip and we hope to see you again soon :) Kind regards, Lucy CW Team
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Rachel wrote a review Apr 2021
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Visited Canoe Wild on 31 March 2021 just after the stay at home rule ended. It was very easy to book online and they had all our details ready when we arrived. We rented a double kayak and did the 10 mile loop from Fordwich to Grove Ferry and back. It was lots of fun, really felt like we were in nature. The river you paddle along is beautiful and calm. Louis met us at Fordwich and got us ready, he was really friendly and great at setting us up. He had the kayaks ready when we arrived and made sure the COVID safety measures were in place. When we got to Grove Ferry, the team there helped us carry the kayak onto shore and there was a lovely picnic area for us to rest. They helped us get back into the water when we were ready. The kayak and equipment cleaned was cleaned after our ride. Canoe Wild felt safe, friendly and organised. Really recommend!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Canoe_Wild, Front Office Manager at Canoe Wild
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review, excellent to hear that you had a good time on the water! Lovely to hear that you found Louis to be well prepared and helpful when you came to our Fordwich site. Hope to see you on the water again soon! Kind regards, Lucy CW Team
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Maria E wrote a review Mar 2021
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Amazing, friendly staff - and a wonderful river path to kayak on! Loads of options for how long you want to be on the river for - and the water is really calm and scenic. Many swans to see and not much boat traffic either! All in all a fantastic day! They also give you a free lift back to your car :))
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Canoe_Wild, Front Office Manager at Canoe Wild
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your lovely review! so glad to hear you had a good time. We hope to see you on the water again soon! Kind regards, Lucy CW Team
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Miss P wrote a review Sep 2020
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Unfortunately due to the pandemic, we could not attend the activities for my close friends hen party. However wanted to write a review of the understanding from the staff at Canoe wild, we postponed the date 3 times and then fully cancelled and they were very helpful in providing the refund. Very much appreciated
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Canoe_Wild, Front Office Manager at Canoe Wild
Responded Oct 10, 2020
Thank you for your lovely review. I am happy to hear that you felt our staff were helpful when dealing with your booking requirements, which unfortunately couldn't go ahead due to the Covid restrictions on large numbers for people in close proximity. Hopefully we will be able to get you all out on the water in the near future. Many thanks, Lucy CW Team
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