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Dee River Kayaking is a friendly and professional river kayaking service based in Chester.
We offer guided tours and instruction, and aim to be open and accessible to all.

We are Good To Go, and open for business! Dee River Kayaking is one of the best things to do in Chester.


We've taken steps over the past year to ensure we can always adapt to safely run enjoyable activities within the pandemic.  This is done in accordance with guidance from Government and from British Canoeing.


We are now taking group bookings in advance for any time from April 1st 2021 until Autumn. Until then, we can still offer private tuition to individuals looking to develop their on the water skills.


To read about the steps we're taking to ensure the safety of our customers vs Covid-19 during our sessions, please visit our Coronavirus policies page.

The Dee is the perfect river to come to for your first kayaking and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) adventures.  As the river winds its way from its source in the heart of Snowdonia, to its mouth where it flows into Liverpool Bay, this river navigates great lakes, beautiful meandering flats, man-made waterfalls, and natural rapids from whitewater grade 1 to grade 4.  A feast for the nature hungry adventurer, this river has it all! We can give you all the tips, knowledge and experience you need to begin to really get the most out of your time on the water. 

Why not join us for a beautiful paddle through the city of Chester, where the River Dee meanders a path past famous historic 1st century Roman walls and meets the incoming tide from the Sea? Or perhaps you'd like to go upstream to Llangollen where the river cascades down through the Dee Valley in an amazing series of white water rapids? Or why not both?  

The Dee Valley is filled with treats for would-be adventurers, such as Whitewater Rafting experiences, stunning hiking routes and cultural experiences such as the Llangollen Steam Railway.  By delivering truly beginner accessible whitewater kayaking tours, Dee River Kayaking offer are truly unique experience that you have to see to believe! Looking for things to do in Chester or Llangollen? This is a must!

You probably have questions such as, 'What would I need to bring?', 'Are young people able to take part', and 'What are your prices?' 
Go to the FAQ's page for all these answers and more, or Contact Us Now.