Seven Rivers Paddling offers paddle board programs for ages three and up. We are the only outfitter offering paddle board tours and rentals on the fresh and tidal rivers surrounding Great Bay in NH. We offer a variety of guided tours such as a tranquil paddle on the Salmon Falls River, a historical paddle in an Olde Mill town on the Lamprey and Cocheco rivers and a paddle rich with wildlife on the Oyster River. For a longer, more adventurous trips you can circumnavigate Newcastle Island or paddle to the Isles of Shoals. We can accommodate all skill levels and offer everything from basic guided tours to trainings for both beginner and advanced paddlers.
Tours include a 15-minute paddle lesson, teaching essential paddle strokes, water safety, and balance. In addition you will learn about the river on which you are paddling and its historical significance to the surrounding towns and cities. All tour participants are provided with a paddle board, paddle and personal flotation device (life jacket).
Paddle alongside local water foul and past mill buildings dating back to the early 1800s. Your tour begins in downtown Newmarket at Schanda Conservation Park, the town boat launch. From the protected waters at the base of historic textile mills we will follow the river toward the beautiful Great Bay Estuary. Along with historic points of interest, we may see Great Blue Herons flying overhead or perched observing our progress and a variety of other local wildlife. The three-hour tour begins and ends at the Schanda Park. 3 hour tour: $55 per person Lamprey Tour: Online Reservation
Enjoy a fun and beautiful paddle along the Oyster River. We will begin our journey paddling toward Little Bay where we have the chance to see swans, Great Blue Herons and other wildlife. In addition to the beauty and fun adventure you will learn the essential paddle techniques to help you feel comfortable and confident on the water. 3 hour tour: $55 per person Oyster River Tour: Online Reservation
Paddle one of Dover’s beautiful rivers. Choose from the Cocheco River that flows through historical downtown Dover and spills into the Salmon Falls River or begin on the Salmon Falls River and we will wind our way through South Berwick, Maine and onto the Piscataqua River. 3 hour tour: $55 per person Cocheco and Salmon Falls Tour: Online Reservation
Choose to Kayak the backwaters of Portsmouth harbor or along the New Hampshire coastline in Rye. Both trips give you a wonderful opportunity to enjoy nature and discover the history and ecology the area. 3 hour tour: $55 per person Portsmouth Harbor and Newcastle Tour: Online Reservation
Join us for a beautiful evening on the water. We will begin our tour at 6 p.m. with introductions and brief paddle instruction before heading out. Along our paddle we might see Great Blue Herons, Osprey, Bald Eagles, and more. The peace and tranquility of paddling along the seacoast and our coastal rivers while the sun goes down is beyond compare. Spend a quiet evening with us on the water. 2 hour tour: $45 per person
We have been in operation for more than five years and our guides come from years of experience and go through a yearly vigorous training in our multi day open water training course. This insures we can provide you with the best training and safety on the water possible.