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The Big Canoe

Sandbanks Public Car Park Banks Road Poole BH13 7QD 0844 288 4747

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Inspired by the larger shapes and sizes of traditional voyeur canoes often used to explore countries like Canada, the Big Canoe team have taken the same type of canoe to British waters, in order to bring a new family-day-out adventure to the Dorset coast. The canoes here are larger, and therefore more buoyant and forgiving; plus they're designed to carry up to twelve people – so you don't have to worry about doing all the work.  Instead, you'll have more time to take in the surrounding scenery, whilst being under the watch of your trusty Governor (a.k.a instructor), who will ensure your trip goes as safe as possible. Anybody can have a go, even if you have a fear of water.  The main thing is to enjoy it, socialise and work together as a team. Great fun for all ages.

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How much?

Adults £30; Youths (from 13 to 17yrs) £23; Child (from 8 to 12yrs) £18. You can also book a boat for either a half or full day for £275/£550.

Getting There

From the Bournemouth and Poole side of Poole Harbour follow signs to Poole until you pick up signs for Sandbanks there are lots of these and the route is made clear. Keep following the signs to Sandbanks along shore road until you reach Sandbanks car park on your left. You can park here or on the opposite side of the road. Our canoe tours leave from the shore on the opposite side of the road to the Sandbanks car park.

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