Departure for 4 Hour Tour: car park on Water Eaton Road, Cutteslowe, Oxford, OX2 7QT.
Everyone should be willing to help carry their kayak 100m to the river.
We provide free return transport to the car park.
Every Sunday from April to September.
Saturdays may also run depending on numbers. Midweek possible on request.
Departure: Meet at Water Eaton Road, Cutteslowe, OX2 7QT in the car park on the map above at 11:00 for a 12 noon departure.
Finish: 15:30 - 16:00 at Donnington Bridge, OX4 4AZ.
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Free car parking and return transport from the finish.
This 3-4 hour tour is 6 miles one way with a lunch break of 40 minutes.
Tours can be late arriving due to trees blocking the river, regattas or other events out of our control.
Depart and return: Donnington Bridge, OX4 4AZ. Click for map.
This is a shorter trip of 2 hours. Donnington Bridge - Magdalen Bridge - Folly Bridge - Return to Donnington.
This trip is generally only available to groups on request. Send us an email if interested.
CONTACT US. We need a minimum of 6 adults to run a tour. We can often make up a group so please let us know your options.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Children under 12 can go in a double kayak with an adult over 18.
13 single kayaks and one double inflatable kayak.
We arrange free transport back to Cutteslowe or the city centre.
We can also transport your bike to Donnington Bridge from Cutteslowe.
Dress according to the weather.
There are no toilet facilities other than the bushes.
Capsizes have happened but it's a rare event. Our kayaks are stable and we advise how to avoid a capsize in the safety briefing.
It's all downstream with a 40 minute rest at the halfway point. If you are of a reasonable fitness you'll be fine. We have taken many first-timers and nobody failed to finish.
For a single kayak you should be under 250lbs or 115kg.
We have a rest of 40 minutes halfway on the tour. Don't forget the sandwiches.
No we don't.