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Established 1950

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Established over 60 years ago, Wareham Boat Hire operates from Abbots Quay in the heart of the bustling market town of Wareham, Dorset.


Kayak Tours & Canoe Trips

Harbour Cruises

Short Trips

Pushed for time? We offer a 1.5 hour guided trip.

Dependent on wind and tides we will either take you up river to explore the quiet fields and meadows or downstream amongst the boats and yachts!

Either way you will love this delightful river and enjoy spotting the local wildlife.

All ages and abilities welcome.


(min. 4 people)

Half / Full Day Tours

Explore the River Frome from Abbots Quay, Wareham and out into Poole harbour. Enjoy the birds and wildlife that frequent this stunning area. Bring a packed lunch or we can provide one.

This tour is for those with some experience of closed cockpit kayaks only and requires plenty of energy in order to ensure an unforgettable trip.

£50pp Half Day

£75pp Full Day

(min. 4 people)

From the Frome to Poole Harbour

This 1.5 hour cruise is for all ages and abilities. Using our specially designed ‘wheelyboat’ we can accommodate young and old, wheelchairs, push chairs and those who lack mobility from our slipway on Abbots Quay.

We will explore the River Frome both up stream amongst the fields and meadows and down to the harbour with views of Brownsea Island. See the yachts, birds and wildlife that frequent this beautiful and unique area.


(min. 6 people)

Tea and Coffee available free on request!    

** Life Jackets and Buoyancy Aids Available. Please dress appropriately for fast changing weather conditions **

Trips & Tours

Trips start from Abbots Quay, Wareham. We can accommodate all ages and abilities and offer a variety of experiences from kayaking tours and canoe trips to harbour cruises. Or simply stay on the Frome and watch the world go by!   

For more details contact;


01929 550688

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Wareham Boat Hire