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Wareham Boat Hire Ltd

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SUP heaven!

I’d been wanting to SUP for a while & this place did not disappoint. We had 4 SUPs & a kayak. We... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
charlotte h
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Relaxing morning paddle

We hired the Canadian canoe for the morning for a relaxing paddle up and down stream. Very relaxing... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Gary H
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London, United Kingdom
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Wareham Boat Hire - Offering Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Rowing Boat and Paddle Board for hire on the beautiful River Frome from Wareham, Dorset. A beautiful stretch of river which runs through the town and into Poole Harbour. Whatever your choice...more
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Abbot's Quay | Abbot's Quay, Wareham BH20 4LW, England
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I’d been wanting to SUP for a while & this place did not disappoint. We had 4 SUPs & a kayak. We were given a short tuition & then sent on our way to explore & have fun. It was great! The paddle boards were...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

That is a lovely review, thank you. The SUP's have been busier this year than ever before, it certainly appears to be a growing sport. We are lucky enough to have a perfect spot for beginners and the experienced alike with sheltered freshwater and picturesque...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We hired the Canadian canoe for the morning for a relaxing paddle up and down stream. Very relaxing with some fantastic scenery and plenty of photo opportunities. The people at the boat hire are friendly and very clear with instructions and very helpful. Thank you...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for the review Gary. We are delighted you enjoyed your trip. The Canadian canoes are a personal favourite and a great way to explore the River. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great hour spent on a motor boat with grandchildren. Bit noisy engine but loved it overall. Safe experience

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for the review. We would love to go all electric but the technology is not quite there yet so for the time being at least our little outboards ar hugely reliable and offer us the best solution. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth the money, wished we had done an hour instead of half an hour. Great way to see more of the river and the dog loved it.

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for the kind review, delighted you enjoyed it. It's a beautiful river whether viewed from a human or k9 perspective :) See you again soon we hope.

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice time in a motor boat, First boat trip for my young grand children. All Life jackets seemed new for this season . Friendly staff who gave good instructions for driving motor boat. A range of craft available . Overall seems...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. We try to keep our stock as new as possible and we are delighted the grandchildren enjoyed the trip. We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I love hiring a boat from here with my children it’s very reasonably priced every single member of staff are extremely friendly and helpful, life jackets provided in the prices, I will continue to come back every couple of weeks my family love it.

Thank Melanie C
Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi Melanie - thank you for taking the time to write us a review, that's very kind and much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great fun kayaking down Wareham river. Staff really friendly and helpful. Reasonably priced. Great way to spend an hour or 2 in this hot weather.

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for the kind review, let's hope this glorious Summer continues!

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Hihelpful the staff are..it was my daughter's first time paddle boarding, they made her feel so confident for her just for her to get on and go and they advised us on the best way to do it so we could go as a family...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted your family enjoyed the experience, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived at opening time, but the business was not open. However, after a quick call to the mobile number, the staff had opened up within a few minutes! We had two children 6 and 8 years one of which had never done kayaking so...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. We try to keep our opening hours flexible but usually open between 10.00 - 5.00pm weather and tide permitting. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Good choice of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. Very helpful staff. Best to book at busy times. We went twice. First time my daughter and one grandson had kayaks, and the other grandson had a paddle board. His first time on one, an ideal place...More

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Matthew J, Owner at Wareham Boat Hire Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you all enjoyed your visit. The River Frome is indeed the perfect place to try new things, the water is well sheltered and the River offers a relatively safe environment for all ages and abilities. We hope...More

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Mtbpup
22 July 2018|
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Yes, dogs are most welcome.
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Matthew H
30 June 2018|
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Hi - thank you for your enquiry, the motor boats are licensed and insured for a maximum of 5 people. Unfortunately it is not something we have any flexibility on - 'rules are rules!' We hope we can accommodate you in someway... More
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