You can now book your guided boat tour online before you visit . Glide along on an electric boat learning all about Martin Mere whilst spotting for kingfishers, fish, tawny owls and herons. The boat seats 8 and can accommodate wheelchairs. Click here to start your wetland adventure.

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Pick up your paddle and canoe your way around our award-winning Canadian canoe trail or travel round in a guided boat tour.

Canoe Safari

This self-guided canoe safari offers you a unique way to explore a part of our wetland centre that isn’t accessible on foot. The habitat around the canoe safari is teeming with life, so keep your eyes open and see what you can spot as your paddle your way around the twists and turns of the waterways. Dragonflies, kingfishers, water voles – what treasures will you discover?

Cost: £10

Seats: Maximum 3 people

Time: 1 hour maximum

Open: April - September (11am - 4pm, daily)

Equipment: Canoe, paddle and life jacket included in hire cost

Restrictions: Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Not suitable for children under 5 or under 95cm tall.

Guided boat tour

The guided boat tour runs every hour from 11am. It takes approximately 30 minutes and it is £3 per seat. Book in advance online, or on arrival at centre (subject to availability). Please note, if you are not a member, you will also need to book admission.

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