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Albert Quay, Fowey, Cornwall

Explore Fowey Harbour under your own steam via Kayak, SUP or Motorboat

Kayak Hire moves location for JULY & AUGUST, due to incresed demand we will be launching kayaks from our base at Caffa Mill Carpark & Slipway (PL23 1DF) the home of our Guided Tours. With a lot more open space and a lovely big slipway you will be able to comfortably self launch without any assistance. Please head here if you have booked kayak's in peak summer.

Kayak Hire in May, June & September will remain with Self Drive Boat Hire & SUP's at our Hire Shop & Booking Office on Albert Quay.

For your safety all equipment is throughly cleaned and rotated between hire's. Unfortunately we cannot hire wetsuits or offer you changing rooms this year. Access to the shops will be strictly limited to staff only. We can store your belongings whilst you are on the water, we also have dry bags for you to use. Please obey social distancing guidelines when collecting equipment and whilst you are on the water.

We will advise you on the best route to explore the Estuary. We have a lot of destinations in mind and we are always happy to tell our favourite places to visit based on the tide and weather conditions. From hidden restaurants to the most likely place's to spot a kingfisher. Why not gather some friends or family this week and explore the beautiful Fowey harbour? A perfect mix of sight seeing and adventure. A day spent boating kayaking or stand up paddle boarding on Cornwall’s beautiful river Fowey takes a lot of beating. It not necessary to be a daredevil to enjoy these sports. Our friendly fully trained staff are on hand and happy to advise you with your equipment selection to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day.

Buoyancy Aids included with every hire. Dogs Welcome.

Half Day 3hrs  - Full Day 6hrs - Morning Hires from 09.30am to 1.00pm Afternoon hires from 1.30 pm until close at 5.00pm.

Kayak hire

By far our most popular activity. We’ll brief you for a bit of safety before you paddle off to enjoy some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery. The kayak hire experience involves fun and adventure and you can cover the entire Fowey estuary.

Single Kayak hire prices
Half day £25     Full day £35     Week £160

Double kayak hire prices
Half day £35     Full day £45     Week £180

Double Transparent kayak hire prices
Half day £45     Full day £65     Week £225

SUP hire

Stand Up Paddling is an exciting new paddle sport, originating in Hawaii as an off-shoot of surfing. This fun activity promotes strength, balance and core fitness and is much easier than you would think. Smaller boards available for juniors.

SUP hire prices
Half day £25     Full day £35     Week £160

Self-drive boat hire

A fun, easy and comfortable way to enjoy the magic of Fowey Harbour. Suitable for up 7 people with enough room onboard to pack a picnic or the fishing rod. With plenty of places to discover from scheduled beaches to riverside villages.

7 person, Tiller Steer Open Boat hire prices
Half day £70     Full day £100     Week £350

7 Person, 8hp Electric start with Steering wheel hire prices
Half day £95     Full day £140     Week £550

7 person, Wheeled Steering with manual start. hire prices
Half day £85     Full day £125     Week £450

Click here for more info on the boat types