Departure: Public car park (free parking) on Water Eaton Road, Cutteslowe, Oxford, OX2 7QT.
Everyone should be willing to help carry their kayak 100m to the river.
At the end of the tour we provide free return transport to the car park.
Every Saturday or Sunday from April to September. If there is enough demand we may have tours on both days.
Meet at the car park shown on the map above at 11:00 for a 12 noon departure.
Finish tour 15:30 at Donnington Bridge, OX4 4AZ.
Tours can be late arriving due to fallen trees blocking the river, capsizes or other unexpected events.
CONTACT US. We need a minimum of 6 adults to run a tour. We can often make up a group from different enquiries 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.
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Yes we do. Click for details of our guided kayak tours on the River Wye on the Welsh border. If you have a group we can also arrange tours to other destinations.
We finish at Donnington Bridge and we arrange free transport back to the departure point or the city centre. If you arrive at the departure point by bike we can transport it to Donnington Bridge.
Dress according to the weather but remember the English summer is changeable.
There are no toilet facilities other than the bushes either at the departure point or anywhere en route.
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.