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Gloucester City Evening Kayaking

Join Discover Paddling for a kayaking experience and see Gloucester Dock in the golden hour of the day.

Learn the basics of kayaking with step by step instruction from one of our highly qualified and friendly instructors



Please find our up to date prices on our online booking system HERE 

Please note, there is a small online booking fee when completing your booking.

The booking fee will be add to your total price. 

The booking fee value will be based on your total activity price. 

Unfortunately Discover Paddling does not have any control over the online booking fee and has to pay a percentage of all income too.

The online booking system has many benefits to ensure you are booked onto the session you want, without being double booked or missing the information.


1 Hour


Join us for an evening paddleboarding as we enjoy the 'golden hour' as the sunset over the historic buildings surrounding Gloucester Dock. A fun and unique way to see Gloucesters historic waterway. Kayaking is relaxing and a great way to get friends and family together. 

Kayaking requires limited bank instruction, so we can get you on the water as soon as possible. 

This is the perfect activity for friends, families and groups to do something a little different without the distraction of phones or tablets.


No previous kayaking experience is necessary!


The Gloucester Docks location is perfectly located next to some fantastic pubs, restaurants and cafes for you to enjoy some post paddle food and drink after your session.​


Our booking calendar is live so you can book with confidence.

Pre Requisites

Under 18’s need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Suitable for ages 16+
All participants must wear a provided personal flotation device


What is included?

A journey around Gloucester's Historic Waterway. 
Water safety briefing
Basic paddling technique – forwards, backwards, turning and stopping.
Self-rescue techniques
Instruction from our passionate and qualified instructors.
Small group sizes (maximum 8 per instructor)
Access to members sessions.


What to bring?

Towel, clothes to wear on the water, dry clothing, old trainers/water shoes, suncream, drinking water


If you would like to know more about our activities before you book, please feel free to check out our FAQ page here:


We ask that you contact us at least 2 weeks before your booked session.
We would hate for you to miss out on your Discover Paddling session. 
We will work with you to arrange a better date or time. We understand this is not always possible.

If you inform us 14 days prior to your confirmed session, you will receive a 100% refund.
If you inform us within 7-14 days of your confirmed session, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you inform us within 7 days of your confirmed session, you will receive a 0% refund.

We book instructors based on each session, so the earlier you let us know, the better!

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