Prices for Canoeing the River Wye

Ross-on-Wye Canoe Hire Prices in one view

Rules and regulations, canoeing guidance and advice

A quick review of what you must consider as you canoe with us on the River Wye.

Rules and regulations

  • Maximum weight per canoe is 40 stones = (254.012 kilos). On average 2 Adults + 2 Children or 3 Adults + 1 Child.
  • Children under the age of 4 years are not allowed in canoes.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No fishing allowed without an appropriate permit and license. No fishing is allowed whatsoever from the canoe itself.
  • Please ensure you arrive 20 minutes before your allocated time to be kitted out. If you are late, unfortunately we may have to leave without you, meaning your trip may have to be cancelled or rescheduled.
  • Buoyancy aids must be worn at all times on the river. They must be adjusted to fit correctly prior to your trip as instructed in your briefing on the day. Please note that if you do stop on your journey and your boyancy aid is removed, you will need toensure your aid is refitted in the same safe manner.
  • Please when leaving the River take all your belongings + buoyancy aids and paddles as these are your responsibility.

Additional Guidance
  • Dogs are welcome

What to wear

  • Loose light clothing. i.e. sports clothing and trainers. (NOT WELLINGTON BOOTS)
  • Remember a warm light long sleeved jumper as the water can reflect the sun making it very hot or cold depending on weather conditions which can change on your trip.
  • Bring Suntan Lotion.
  • A drink, chocolate bar, or picnic if your not planning to stop to stop off at a pub en-route.
  • Bring a change of clothes (just in case).

What not to bring

  • Expensive Jewellery, Watches etc as we cannot be held responsible for any loss or damages.

Additional Notes

  • Protect the countryside and wildlife by not leaving rubbish on river banks. Bring it back with you and we will dispose of it for you.
Picnic Boxes
  • Basic picnic boxes can be arranged for you (with 24hrs notice) £8.00 per head