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Kayaking & Canoeing

Take to the water to see the world from a different perspective

Kayaking & Canoeing Holidays

Enjoy the liberating freedom of life on the water, with your new vantage point giving you a whole new perspective you won’t find on dry land. Kayaking tours are as varied as they are fun. Hop into a river kayak and you get incredible access to beautiful places: glide downstream through dramatic gorges, or get the adrenaline flowing tackling white-water rapids. Sea kayaking takes you out onto the waves, hugging the world’s most picturesque and rugged coastlines – and gives you a chance to see the shoreline in a completely different way.

What's more, canoeing and kayaking trips are among the most sustainable and responsible ways of exploring your surroundings. Forget carbon footprints and soil erosion, these are low-impact activities at their best. 

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Kayaking & Canoeing Adventure Holidays

Trails of Vietnam

On foot, in the saddle, with paddle - active the length of Vietnam

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

14 days Excl. Flights
From $1,675 USD
Activity Rating - Moderate
4.5 / 5
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Sri Lanka Mixed Activity

Enjoy kayaking, cyling and white water rafting on an action-packed adventure around Sri Lanka

Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures

10 days Excl. Flights
From $2,095 USD
Activity Rating - Moderate
4.3 / 5

Where should I go?

The Ardeche River in south-central France is a world-famous favourite for kayaking holidays, with dramatic scenery and crystal waters. For sea kayaking with an edge, head to Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, where the waters are so clear you can see the ruins of the sunken city of Kekova beneath the waves. In Vietnam, there are few better ways to enjoy the limestone karst scenery of Halong Bay than by kayak. 

Canoes are larger and more stable than kayaks. The tops are open, and you’ll sit on a raised seat rather than in the cockpit of the boat. The River Sella in northwest Spain has been popular for canoeing trips since the 1930s and hosts an annual festival to celebrate all things canoe, including a huge race. Travelling by canoe is one of the least intrusive and most gentle ways to see wildlife. You’re able to move along in near silence, almost ignored by the creatures who come to the water to drink. Along the Zambezi River in Africa you’ll see majestic elephants, sunbathing crocodiles and hippos wallowing in the shallows, all from your canoe.

You’re in safe hands

At Exodus, every single one of us is passionate about travel and adventure. Together, our staff and tour leaders have visited more than 171 countries, and we come from a range of backgrounds as diverse archaeology and mountain rescue. We have the hands-on experience to help when you need it, and from the moment you pick up the phone to the moment you land, we’re here to take the hassle out of your holiday. We’ll meet you at the airport, get you safely from place to place, and provide you with the right kit to tackle your chosen adventure.

Call us on 1 844 227 9087