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Kayak tours/hire & SUP lessons
on Cornwall's Fowey Estuary
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Award Winning Kayaking & Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Cornwall


Recently voted silver in the Cornwall Tourism Award for "Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 23/24", and run by fully qualified Paddle UK L3 Coaches, our multi-award winning, Paddle UK - Go Paddling Centre and BSUPA SUP School offers Kayak Trips, Kayak Hire & Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons & Tours, and MEGA SUP Hire in Cornwall on the stunning Fowey Estuary, Marine Conservation Zone and National Landscape (formally AONB).

Four time Cornwall Tourism Award winner Encounter Cornwall has been running guided kayak trips and kayak hire since 2006 from The Boathouse in Golant at the heart of the Fowey Estuary. Now, with the addition of Cornwall Tourism Award Winners Paddle Cornwall SUP we are adding Stand Up Paddle Boarding lessons and Tours, two fun ways to get out on the water. Fancy something a little different, why not try the MEGA SUP available for hire daily.

Our kayak trips and SUP sessions and tours are an ideal introduction to the Fowey’s tidal waters, and are suitable for both beginners and experienced paddlers, offering an ideal opportunity to explore the Fowey estuary. Kayak hire is also available to experienced paddlers.  

For those who have never tried SUP our New 2 SUP is the perfect session for you. For those who are no stranger to SUP and are confident on a board, you may prefer a SUP Tour session with one of our qualified instructors as your guide.

Whatever your preference, Kayak or SUP, we have a session that will be perfect, just for you!


Why not order a delicious picnic pack from the Fisherman's Arms to take on your adventure?! Take a look at the menu on our 'Local Links' page and order from Nick on 01726 832453 and we will have it ready to go at the Boatshed for your departure time. 

You can also pre order your Cornish Pasties and sausage Rolls directly fro us, courtesy of OGY1 our local hand made pasty supplier. 

Check out our NEW for 2024 SUP Skills on our “Guided Trips” page!

"Many thanks for a great trip on Sunday, it was one of the highlights of our fortnight in Cornwall and you are on our list of must do's for our next visit!"

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