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AS Watersports

1 Terracina Court Haven Road | Haven Road, Exeter EX2 8DP, England
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ENJOY SUMMER -GET AFLOAT with excellent variety of Water-Craft at AS Watersports

Wide array of all sorts of Canoes, Paddle Boards, Wave Craft. Excellent staff with hands on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ChrisVerity
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Exeter, United Kingdom
A great find

We stumbled across this boat hire place by accident and so glad we did. We went to another boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessgeorge90
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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AS Watersports are pleased to offer Canoe, Sit on top kayak and Stand Up Paddle board hire on the Exeter ship canal and River Exe. The canal is a nice and easy paddle that is perfect for all paddlers including families and novices. Minimum age 8 years old,those between 8 and 18 must be accompanied by an adult. A credit card or a form of ID is required as a deposit. We also offer Kayak Tuition and Guided Day Trips. All activities are based from our waterside shop.
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“two hours” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Terracina Court Haven Road | Haven Road, Exeter EX2 8DP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wide array of all sorts of Canoes, Paddle Boards, Wave Craft. Excellent staff with hands on knowledge of products, sound advice and option to try most craft on the river basin immediately beside the store. They will try to give you the best package price...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this boat hire place by accident and so glad we did. We went to another boat hire place across the river first and were told they were fully booked all day so went on the hunt for another one. The boats, customer...More

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Liam K, Public Relations Manager at AS Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a great time and were able to get out on the water.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I would definitely recommend! I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I attended the session on my own but the tutor Dave made everyone feel at ease and the group of 5 had such a laugh!

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Liam K, Instruction at AS Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for taking your time to write this and we are so pleased you had a great time!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

AS Watersports give a friendly and knowledgeable service. They are happy to spend the time talking a novice such as me through the different types of canoe. We hired a couple of canoes to take down the ship canal and ended up buying a canoe...More

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Liam K, General Manager at AS Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for your review - we hope you are having fun in your own canoe!

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

AS Watersports were brilliant. We were offered wetsuits to wear and given life jackets. Our tutor gave us free rein to do whatever we wanted with our two hours. As complete novices we wanted to be taught how to do it properly. The two hours...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Have hired single/double Kayaks as well as trying out SUPing for the first time this summer, all kit - top quality, staff very friendly/helpful - have also purchased some nice merchandise from the retail side as well - the business is an overall credit to...More

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Liam K, Instructor at AS Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for this review! The Quay is great and we are so happy to be part of it.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

All vessels were in tip top condition. Good advice was given about timings to pubs along the way. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Can't wait to try out different kayaks. Very reasonable hire charge. I would highly recommend going our with a group of...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great experience! Great support and easy going! Really recommend these guys for a weekend paddle. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Took a course with last week with Liam learning to roll my kayak. By the end of the two hour session I could roll my boat with a float on the paddle without much air in it. I practised again after learning the technic and...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I really enjoyed my one to one kayak rolling session, and I have benefited from it immensely. I have the basics now and am practicing my technique. Liam was a patient and friendly coach who really knows his stuff and put it across very well.

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Tim F
17 May 2018|
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Response from AS-Watersports | Property representative |
Hi Tim, At the moment we can do a couple of hours in the afternoon. This may change though! Best thing to do is give us a call on 01392 219600 and we can go through the booking with you. Many thanks! Dan
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