Located next to The Big Bridge in Tonbridge High Street, we offer easily accessible rowing boats for hire by the hour.
If a peaceful guided trip is not energetic enough for you then we have rowing boats for hire.
If any person in the party has a disability please contact us to discuss requirements and access before travelling.
Row Boat Hire FAQ
|When are rowing boats available?||
Rowing boats are available from 1100 to last hire at 4pm... (weather and river permitting)
generally they operate:-
|Do I need to book?||There is no need to book, boat hire is on the basis of first come first served,
if we are busy then we will take your phone number and call you when a boat is available.
If you are visiting or travelling to get to Tonbridge email your request in advance and we will do our best to get you afloat.
|Can I book for today?||As above, we operate a turn up and go system.
If you are travelling from outside the Tonbridge area phone on 07308 956947 after 11am
|How do I book non standard hires?||Multi boat, longer hires or special occassion bookings can be arranged in advance by emailing.|
|How many can get in a boat?||The boats are designed to hold a maximum 400Kg (60St) and be easily rowed,
so can take up to 4 adults and 2 children
|Are babies ok on the rowing boats?||Sorry no, under 2's are not permitted on rowing boats|
|Do you provide lifejackets?||We insist that under 14's wear a buoyancy aid - we will provide them,
we also have limited stock of other sizes if requested
|Where can we go?||
We advise rowing upstream and going to the right, round the island,
keeping the island on your left side, do not pass under the railway bridge
but return downstream back to the mooring.
|What happens if something goes wrong
or we get lost?
We provide a map in the boats with our emergency contact number
and there is a power boat providing safety cover.
|How long do we get?||
The hire is for 1 hour please adhere to the time as we will have other bookings waiting,
if you are uncertain of making it round the island turn round and come back in good time.
Extended hire is available by the hour, late return will incur additional cost.
|How old must you be to take out a boat?||An adult (16+) is required to be in the boat and responsible for the hire at all times|
|How much does it cost?||
The cost of boat hire is £5 per Adult and £2.50 for under 16's
with a minimum hire of £10 per hour, paid on arrival cash or card,
proof of ID will be required prior to the hire.
|How do I get in contact||
The best contact is in advance by email
On the day call 07308 956947 after 11am.
Tonbridge Rowing Boat Hire Terms and Conditions
Ver 7 July 2021
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