Intro to Kayak and Canoeing

Getting involved with our kayaking and canoeing experiences can open doors to a rewarding hobby which can be as exciting, challenging, or relaxing as you want it to be. As well as being a great outdoor activity, it is an ideal alternative for keeping fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Due to its inclusive nature; kayaking and canoeing are both great activities for families, groups, and individuals.  

With a clear path for progression, kayaking and canoeing offer great opportunities for you to focus, face new challenges, and achieve goals; with great rewarding experiences. Join in a rich and social paddling community and take a look at some of the courses we have on offer here at Portsmouth Watersports Centre








Kayak Courses

Great way to try kayaking learn some basic skills and explore the harbour.

This introduction to kayaking course is ideal for beginners and for those wishing to work towards a (new syllabus) British Canoe Union 1*. You will spend a rewarding day out on the water learning new skills and improving on what you already know about kayaking! This is a great opportunity for beginners to learn new skills and have fun in all sorts of different boats.

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Times and Prices



£80 per person

Kayak Tasters

wednesday evenings


£10 per person

Contact us today on: 023 9266 3873

Contact Us

Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday - Friday   08:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday - Sunday (March - October)   08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday (Nov - March)   9:00 - 13:00
  • Sunday (Nov - March)   CLOSED

About Us

Welcome to Portsmouth Watersports Centre. For over 45 years the centre has provided high quality experiences and instruction in a range of watersports. Find out more about all of the fantastic activities we offer on our website or for more information, please get in touch.


Eastern Road,Portsmouth,Hampshire,PO3 5LY,