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Wildlife Trust Paddles

Wonderful opportunity to enjoy two unique Wildlife Paddles, with expert insights from the Wildlife Trust. And a full 50% goes to The Wildlife Trust.

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​Canoe2 have linked up with The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire in an exciting partnership giving you the chance to experience nature on the River Nene in a very different way.

The partnership provides two unique opportunities to combine a relaxing paddle along the river with unique insights into the local nature from Wildlife Trust experts:

​Dawn Chorus Early Morning River Paddle.

3 Saturdays in April 2019: 13th, 20th & 27th - 6.15am start.

Arrive at Rushden Lakes for 6.15am, and before you leave for your canoe trip you will be taken on a Dawn Chorus walk around the nature reserve with Wildlife Trust experts helping you identify birds along the way through their early morning calls. Then, set off on your magical early morning paddle across the lake to the river, ending back at The Boathouse around 10.00am

2019 Prices now confirmed the same as 2018 prices:

​2-Person Canoe = £55

3-Person Canoe = £70

4-Person Canoe = £75 (suitable for 2 adults with 2 children aged 5 to 10 yrs)

Evening River Paddle and Bat Spotting Walk.

3 Fridays in August/September 2019: 30th, 6th & 13th - 5.30pm start.

​Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity to use a bat detector which picks up the ultrasonic frequencies used by bats as they hunt. The event will finish by 9.45pm

2019 Prices now confirmed the same as 2018 prices:

​2-Person Canoe = £55

3-Person Canoe = £70

4-Person Canoe = £75 (suitable for 2 adults with 2 children aged 5 to 10 yrs)

Please note that, as per all Canoe2 canoe hire trips, you will receive a full Safety Briefing and Paddle Demonstration before setting off in your canoe, so you will be well prepared. Canoe Trips are not escorted on the river.

Canoe2 will be donating 50% of ticket sales from these events to The Wildlife Trust

​Availability will be very limited, so please be sure to book early for 2019.

​To book, or order Gift Vouchers, please contact Canoe2 on 01933 522 223 or email info@canoe2.co.uk

We are incredibly pleased and excited to be partnering with The Wildlife Trust again in 2019. We look forward to further supporting their valuable work caring for some of our customers’ best loved stretches of river

​Please take this opportunity to visit The Wildlife Trust Website

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