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“Beautiful day out!”
Review of Totnes Kayaks

Totnes Kayaks
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We provide sit on top kayak rental and how to kayak tuition. You do not need to know how to kayak to hire a boat and go out on the beautiful river dart in south devon. We cater for families, couples and groups and have parking, cafe, loos, and all boats/paddles and buoyancy aids.
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful day out!”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Me and my partner had a beautiful day out kayaking. Paddled out to bow creek, stopped for a pub lunch and paddled back again! Tom was so helpful, provided all equipment and great value for money! Definitely recommend!

Visited June 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Brilliant for couples...”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We visited Totnes in April - and was blessed with beautiful weather. We both love the outdoors and had said a number of times we fancied going kayaking. We looked up Totnes Kayaks, which looked the ideal attraction. We were not disappointed. The owner was very welcoming and had great knowledge of the River Dart and where we could kayak to in the 3 hours we had it for hire. We visited the Maltsters Arms for a meal which was a really nice stop off and well needed for energy on the way back. The food was beautiful. The River Dart has stunning surroundings and kayaking along it was definitely the best way to vue it. The kayaks were very stable - suitable for families, couples and you can even take your dog on them too. We felt the customer service and value was brilliant and we highly recommend Totnes Kayaks to others.

Visited April 2014
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great tuition”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

My son and I had a memorable day out with Tom during the Easter Holidays. We passed our BCU 1 star too. Tom is very patient and knowledgeable and this trip set us up on the first of many Kayaking adventures. Thanks Tom!

Visited April 2014
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Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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“Excellent !!!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Great experience - a little windy on the day I visited - but is was an amazing experience - definitely worth a try you can choose from an hour on the water (which you can go quite far in an hour!) or you can get longer - there are different routes that the very friendly chap goes over with dependent on what you want to do, Really enjoyed the time on the water, great staff, very helpful, definitely worth a visit!!!!

Visited May 2014
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Great day out from Stoke Gabriel”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

This is an excellent activity for kids and adults alike. Tom helped us to plan our excursion when we contacted him to make our booking. His suggestion of a 3 hour hire, giving us time to reach Tuckenhay for lunch at the Maltsters Arms. The plan worked perfectly and after lunch the tide had turned and made it easy to return to Stoke Gabriel. Tom's instructions were excellent throughout giving us a relaxed day out with plenty of wildlife along the way. We would recommend it to anyone staying in the area.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Creamegg
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TotnesKayaks, Owner at Totnes Kayaks, responded to this review, 10 May 2014
Thanks for taking to time to review us, and happy you had a good time! We work out the tides and conditions for everyone wanting to explore the river Dart with us, and that can take in a pub (like you did) or picnic, or just a paddle. Sorry you didn't get to see the seal; we will try and book him in advance next time!
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