Kayaking and canoeing

Learn to kayak in the sheltered Portland Harbour, develop your skills and push your limits on a journey around Portland Bill, surfing at Kimmeridge or on one of our river trips, under the watchful eyes of our top class coaches.

Our centre is AALA approved with highly qualified staff and a range of boats to suit all ages and abilities. We are recognised as one of the top venues for kayak coaching in the country and is the base for our Paddlesports Academy. 

Kayaking and canoeing options


  • taster sessions
  • improver/advanced sessions
  • British Canoeing (BC) courses (remove ‘PaddlePower and Star Award courses’)
  • day journeys

What to bring


  • swimming costume or shorts
  • pair of soft soled shoes that can get wet
  • towel
  • water
  • packed lunch if you are here all day

(wet suits are provided)

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre

Email: woec@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 784927
Full contact details

Find the centre

Knightsdale Road

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