WWT Slimbridge

Canoe safari

Grab a paddle and spot wildlife from the water on our fun canoe safari trail. Cruise down our kilometre long trail in a canoe which can take up to three people. 

Sit back and relax as you look out for wildlife along the way such as water voles, dragon flies, warblers and ducks.

Canoe Safari is open from 8th April until 1st October.

It is then open weather dependant on weekends in October and October half term.

Canoes are  priced at £5 per adult.

Youngest child on canoes for this year will be 3 years old but this is subject to conditions.

Each canoe hired must be accompanied by at least 1 adult (18+).


Coracles

Test your skills to the limit as you try to paddle in a coracle. The ancient one-man boats are an important part of the heritage of the River Severn. The lightweight circular boats are notoriously unstable so can leave you in a bit of a spin!  

Coracles are  priced at £5 per adult.

All coracle hirers must be over 18 years of age.


The Canoe/Coracle safari trail is closed during very cold, wet or windy weather.

Open from 8th April until 1st October, 11am to 4pm daily – open from 11am and the last canoe hire is at 4pm allowing the hirer the allotted 1hr on the water with all Canoes/Coracles off the water by 5pm.

For information please contact the booking officer via email, or call 01453 891223. or ask at the admission desk on arrival.