Canoeing and Kayaking course providers
Around Dorset & Hampshire

Below is a guide to commercial and local authorities which supply canoeing, kayaking and outdoor education courses.

Aquatic Leisure based in dorset

Aquatic Leisure


Aquatic Leisureis an independent training provider based in Bournemouth and offering courses and assessments in Canoeing, Kayaking, First Aid and Water Safety. John is an enthusiastic, well qualified and dedicated coach who offers courses for Basic, Intermediate and Advanced paddlers. -

Land and Wave outdoor adventure courses in Dorset supporting Bournemouth Canoes

Land & Wave


High quality outdoor education and adventure sports in Dorset, home of Dorset coasteering. Climbing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountain biking, high ropes courses, teambuilding, coasteering in Dorset and much more. - - 01929 460 440

The Big Canoe

The Big Canoe - Poole Harbour

This unique water-based activity in huge Open Canadian Canoes, which seat up to 14,  is ideal for fun days out with friends, family days out, group activities, corporate events, team building activities and hen/stag parties. Book a guided trip in one of their unique Big Open Canoes and you and the rest of the crew will enjoy a fantastic day out canoeing with their instructors, exploring Poole Harbour.


Wareham Boat Hire

Wareham Boat Hire

Wareham Boat Hire run a newly formed canoe club and also offer BCU 1 star and paddle power courses. -

Canoe and Kayak courses in Hampshire

Liquid Logistics


With Liquid Logistics, you'll improve your skills and gain knowledge of canoeing and kayaking.  Based in the heart of The New Forest, they run coaching, courses and paddling trips throughout the UK. -

Brenscombe Outdoor Centre
Studland Road
Corfe Castle
BH20 5JG
01929 481222
Outdoor adventure programmes in The Isle of Purbeck. Water sports in Poole Harbour and Jurassic Coastline. Accommodation for 80 people, HUGE ropes course, power boats, quad bikes and over 25 other activities.

Hengistbury Head Centre
01202 425 173
Courses for juniors, young people and adults.
Courses for school groups and other community groups.
Activities include kayaks, open canoes, sailing, climbing and much more.

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre
Knightsdale Road
01305 784 927
WOEC is part of Dorset County Council and offer a wide range of activities. Open seven days a week we cater for individual and group bookings.