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2 Nov 2013
“October Wildlife on the Kentish Stour by Canoe”
9 Apr 2013
“Seal watching on the Swale”
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Fully guided, all inclusive day and multi-day Canoe Tours on the waterways of south-east England, including the River Stour (near Canterbury), the River Medway (nearer London) and Hythe Royal Military Canal (near Folkestone/Dover), with excellent...more
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Crown Lane, Canterbury CT4 6BF, England
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

A trip organised as part of the Canterbury Festival. A wonderful canoe trip from Fordwich to Grove Ferry, about 3 hours including transport back to Fordwich. Caroline from Stour conservation trust (or some such) was with us to give excellent commentary as we glided with...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

I found out about Canoe Kent during some link following online a few months back. After delving into Dave's videos about canoe trips to various sites and sounds on Kent's waterways, we decided to give it a go. The trip we booked was a half...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 8 April 2013

If your after luxury and comfort your looking at the wrong trip. Its rough and ready and quite hard work and all the better for it. The weather was chilly with strong winds, being just on the back of the grotty est winter for donkey's...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank shan20
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This trip is not for those who desire a quiet paddle down a lazy river. Canoeing on windswept tidal waters guarantees a certain level of adventure. This trip was no exception. Thoroughly enjoyed the paddle, the fort exploration on the island were we camped for...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Gerry L
Reviewed 29 August 2012

What a wonderful day, we saw the beauty of Kent from a whole new perspective. Peaceful, tranquil, stunning scenery all taken in at a pace that always suited us. Meandering along the Medway on perfect summers day (we haven't had many of those this year!)...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Lyndon G
Reviewed 27 August 2012

The thought of spending the night on a remote island in the river Medway in the shadow of Fort Darnet filled us with excited anticipation. We were not disappointed. Dave was very laid back, not in the slightest bit intrusive, a pleasure to spend time...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Dave N
Reviewed 18 September 2011

It is now 3 months since I booked my canoe journey with Dave Wise out to Darnet Island and the memories remain very vivid. I was born in Chatham and have lived in Kent all my life but this was seeing my native area from...More

Date of experience: June 2011
Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 2 September 2011

Another wonderful canoe outing with Dave Wise at Canoe Kent in August 2011. This was my second trip in an open top canoe round the islands and islets of the Medway Estuary on the north Kent coast. On this trip seeing a colony of wild...More

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank TrevorMason
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Using my own canoe I joined a Canoe Kent trip down the river Medway out into the estuary. Certainly a great couple of days. The transition down the Medway from freshwater to salt was very interesting. Scenery, history, archaeology and landscape. I couldn't help but...More

Date of experience: September 2010
Thank rodnlens
Reviewed 2 August 2011

Medway’s maritime history is rich and lengthy; packed with tales of strength and courage, sea-faring stomachs made of steel and salt-blinded skills. As a more recent product of the Medway Towns I lack most of these traits, so approached Dave Wise of Canoe Kent, as...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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