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3 Feb 2016
“Cor what a whopper”
28 Jul 2013
“A good time was had by all!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Banks Road, Poole BH13 7QD, England
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have seen my fair share of canoes in my time, small ones one man ones and even banana ones. Never have I seen a big one like these. It is like well fun. you float and can go fast. You can drift, but don't...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank franimallxxx
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I have just returned from a fantastic hen weekend in Poole, the highlight of which was definitely a trip out in a Big Canoe. There were 12 of us in total and it was lovely to be able to all fit in the same canoe....More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Spent a fantastic day out on the water in picturesque Poole Harbour. The route taken is idyllic, with an informative commentary from the skippers and a stop off for lunch, along with an education in survival skill. Thoroughly enjoyable and recommended.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Knowledgeable and experienced instructors who made the day not only fun but informative....would definitely recommend as a team building event, part of a stag/hen party, or just a fun day out for a large group of people!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Turtlewings20142
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Haven't had as much fun in ages. Was a bit nervous beforehand as never been canoeing and am on crutches. However the instructor was excellent, giving clear and easy to follow instructions as well as including everyone and working to their abilities! Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We are a team of researchers who decided to have a team building day in a big canoe. Two big canoes actually. The canoes were brilliant. We had two teams competing canoeing from Poole Harbour around Brownsea Island. We had a nice lunch break on...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Veronika J
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We did a 'Big Canoe' trip as a team building day out with work. Had an amazing time, really brilliant, excellent instruction and fun for all - needless to say we did get wet with some water fights between teams!! There was loads to see...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank MattandJo_11
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We had an incredible time paddling around Brownsea Island. The canoe is brilliant and we had such a good time. We picked up how to get it moving and were getting good speed. All adults and children were enjoying ourselves and Martin kept us heading...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We've just come back from a day out in a giant canoe in Poole harbour, having had a brilliant time. The canoe takes 12 paddlers - but our crew or eight did pretty well, paddling across the harbour to the quiet havens behind Brownsea Island....More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank 900Emma
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We had a brilliant day down in Poole with The Big Canoe. We wrapped up warm on a chilly April day, and had a fun paddle across the water to a secluded beach where we spent a few hours exploring, playing and having a picnic....More

Date of experience: April 2013
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