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Wareham Boat Hire Ltd

| Abbot's Quay, Wareham BH20 4LW, England
+44 1929 550688
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Entertaining boat trip

Lovely 40 minute boat trip along the river from the quay. The skipper was very entertaining as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita1967
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Very helpful & professional people

My partner and I decided to hire two single kayaks for 2 hours which cost us £20.. not bad as it's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beckerybop
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Wareham Boat Hire - Offering Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Rowing Boat and Paddle Board hire on the beautiful River Frome from Wareham, Dorset. Whatever your choice of boat you will be delighted with the peace and tranquility of this charming river. Book in advance or simply turn up, we look forward to seeing you.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Abbot's Quay, Wareham BH20 4LW, England
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+44 1929 550688
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely 40 minute boat trip along the river from the quay. The skipper was very entertaining as well as giving us some history of the river. River looked a bit like the Norfolk Broads. Surprisingly rural views from the river even though start point is...More

Thank Anita1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to hire two single kayaks for 2 hours which cost us £20.. not bad as it's £12.50 per hour. We lasted about an hour and a half lol. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were given lots of...More

Thank Beckerybop
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the kind and informative review. All boats can be hired for a minimum of half an hour with the hourly rate reducing for longer bookings. Glad the staff proved to be helpful and that you had a good trip. We hope...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We hired a rowing boat for £20 for an hour on a Sunday evening. It was our first time hiring a boat and we felt the staff were very helpful and friendly. Beautiful canal with little ducklings. Would definitely recommend.

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is indeed a beautiful River, lots of ducklings at this time of year. We are glad you enjoyed your trip.

Reviewed May 9, 2017

Fantastic service and advice from Wareham Boat hire; we hired 2 canoes and spent a happy (and sunny!) weekend navigating the 5 islands in Poole Harbour. In total we covered around 30 miles over 2 days. Great value for money, friendly and informed service. We'll...More

Thank Matthew J
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thank you Matthew for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your trip and that we managed to arrange such a beautiful weekends weather for you all :) The Canadian canoes are perfect for this sort of thing - plenty of room to pack...More

Reviewed September 16, 2016

We took our Grandson to Wareham for a day out, we hired a small motor boat for a trip up the river. Great value for money and thoroughly enjoyable, pleasant professional staff all equipment (Life Jackets) etc supplied with full instructions.

Thank l4tja
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Many thanks for your kind review, we are delighted you and your grandson enjoyed your trip, we hope to welcome you back before too long.

Reviewed September 7, 2016

We hired motor boat for 1/2 hour,which was great fun. Lovely peacefull river, it was really fun. You can also hire canoes and rowing boats.

Thank Amelia G
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Many thanks for the review. We have Motor Boats, Canadian Canoes, Rowing Boats, Double Kayaks, Single Kayaks and Paddleboards available for hire. Something for everyone we hope!

Reviewed September 1, 2016

We hired a row boat which came with all the equipment you needed and had a wonderful time rowing up and down the river and even going around in circles at times. The staff are amazing and very friendly , We will be back :-)More

Thank poole1Dorset
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and for your kind comments. We are delighted you had a good time. The rowing boats, although lovely for being on the water are not always the easiest of craft to master, you are...More

Reviewed August 31, 2016

I must have done this every year for 30 years when I visit the town. My dad used to take me and now I take my son which is great. 30 mins is enough as it's quite expensive but going up or down the river...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Pleased to hear you have been returning to us every year, we very much appreciate your visits and feedback. Wareham Boat Hire has been on Abbots Quay since 1950 and there has been a boat hire centre within the town for nearly 100 years. We...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016

A really super company; good quality equipment, organised, good value for money. I hired a single kayak earlier this week. Very good safety briefing from Sophie plus given safety equipment (all included) and good advice regarding where to kayak, tide info etc...... Would highly recommend...More

Thank Suzie-Louise74
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review. I will pass on your praise to Sophie. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had a wonderful time. There are various boats for hire, all reasonablŷ priced. Wareham village itself is pretty.

Thank Dee P
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Many thanks for your kind review... boat types consist of... Motor Boats Wheelyboat (disabled use) Rowing Boats Double Kayaks Single Kayaks (various) Canadian Canoes Paddle Boards.

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junemeschal
Are any of the boats accessible for people with mobility problems.
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Matthew J | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, we have a 'Wheelyboat' available which is a wheelchair accessible motor boat. It can take up to 5 wheelchairs or a combination of able/disabled users. This can be hired on a self drive or skippered... More
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Janjangibbs
Hi Do you have life jackets for 1 year olds ?
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Matthew J | Property representative |
Yes, we have life jackets and buoyancy aids for all ages, shapes and sizes.
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