Gloucester City Kayaking
Learn the basics and put them into action on an adventure through Gloucester’s exciting historic waterways.
Join Discover Paddling for a fun and unique way to explore Gloucester's historic water. Joining us on one of our award-winning Gloucester kayaking adventures will find you learning kayaking skills through a mix of relaxed paddling and entertaining challenges, from one of our highly qualified and friendly instructors.
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!
Our 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.
Under 18’s need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Suitable for ages 13+
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.
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!