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Kayaking on the River Hamble

Recommended routes

These are paddle routes which have been recommended as wildlife friendly.

Let us know if you try them: we’d love to hear how you get on.

Thanks for looking out for birds when you’re out on the water, giving them the space they need to feed, rest and breed without being disturbed.

We also recommend you follow the RNLI’s safety advice when out on the water.

Buckler’s Hard to Beaulieu

A paddle back in time for when you want to make a day of it

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Hurst to Mudeford Route

A longer open water route for experienced paddlers and in fair weather conditions

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Keyhaven to Hurst Route

A sheltered picturesque route suitable for all paddle craft

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Lymington Route

Two options for a scenic wildlife watching route

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River Itchen Northern Route

Enjoy a leisurely paddle among the green canopy that surrounds this part of the river.

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River Itchen Southern Route

A paddle on a chalk stream with unique views of Southampton

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