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Albert Quay, Fowey, Cornwall


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

During peak summer from July 1st up until September 5th, Kayaks & SUP hire move to our base at Caffa Mill, Fowey, PL23 1DF (What 3 Words ///underline.informal.escorting).

At all other times please head to our office on Albert Quay in the centre of Fowey town (W3Ws ///lyrics.selection.migrate)

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. Will will give a map of the area to take with you. 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 exploring 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. We have a limited number of wetsuits to hire on the day & dry bags for paddlers are on a first come first served basis. Personal belongings can be left with us to store whilst you are afloat. Dogs are welcome to join you onboard. 

For 2022 Fowey Harbour Commissioners have introduced a safety register and licence fee for all paddle sports users, all of our equipment will be registered to the scheme and the fee has been incorporated into our pricing structure. You will not need to pay any additional fee's to launch when paddling with us.

All self hire vessels are restricted to the River Fowey for exploring, you must not go beyond the Harbour limits towards the open sea.

Half Day 3hrs  - Full Day 6hrs - Morning Hires start from 09.30am to 1.00pm Afternoon hires start 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 £30      Full day £40      Week £180

Double kayak hire prices
Half day £40      Full day £50      Week £200

Double Transparent kayak hire prices
Half day £50      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 £30      Full day £40      Week £180


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 £150      Week £550

2022 Overnight Pontoon Stays. Please find out more in boat types. hire prices
Full day £9      Week £63

Click here for more info on the boat types