Canoe Hire, Stand Up Paddle Board Hire, Sit-on-Top Kayak Hire and Adult Mountain Bike Hire, from Haven Banks in Exeter. The hassle free and affordable way to get the family and your friends outdoors and active during the week, school holidays and at the weekends. Based on Exeter Quay and Exeter Canal, we have the easiest access to some fantastic waterways. Paddle one of the many Exeter Canal or River Exe Canoe Loops or cycle along the Exe Valley Trail towards Exmouth or Dawlish. Hire includes changing rooms, toilets, shower facilities and safe storage.

Advanced Booking Recommended - Call 01392 400150  or email

Single Sit-on-Top Kayaks 2 hours - £18, 4 hours £30, Full Day* £40

1 x Single Sit-on-Top Kayak - Includes Buoyancy Aid & Paddle

Double Sit-on-Top 2 hours - £20, 4 hours £40, Full Day* £48

1 x Double Sit-on-Top - Includes x2 Buoyancy Aids & Paddles

2 Seat Canoe 2 hours - £25, 4 hours £40, Full Day* £50

1 x 2 Seat Canoe - Includes x2 Buoyancy Aids & Paddles

3 Seat Canoe 2 hours - £27.50, 4 hours £42, Full Day* £55

1 x 3 Seat Canoe - Includes x3 Buoyancy Aids & Paddles

Stand Up Paddleboard 2 hours - £18, 4 hours £30, Full Day* £40

1 Stand Up Paddleboard - Includes Paddle & Buoyancy Aid

Adult Mountain Bike 2 hours - £12, 4 hours £15, Full Day* £30

1 Adult Mountain Bike with Helmet



Hire available from 10.00am until 4.00pm Monday - Sunday, between the Easter holidays and October half-term.

  • Advanced booking recommended to avoid disappointment, especially for weekend hire.
  • Telephone bookings available Monday-Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm. 01392 400150
  • Immediate hire available by popping in to the Centre. Advanced booking recommended.
  • One way excursions available where we can return equipment. Especially useful for trips to The Double Locks or Turf Locks!

All activities include the use of changing rooms, showers and toilets and personal belonging can also be stored securely at the Centre while you are out on activity.

Please note: For security purposes we will require you to bring a form of personal identification: This can be: a valid passport, a full UK driving licence, valid credit or debit cards, an armed forces ID card, or other international ID cards are also accepted. These must be presented on arrival when a hire agreement must also be signed.

If you require further information, please contact the Centre on 01392 400150 or email