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Eel Pie Island Sunset Kayak - Guided

kayak - Up to 12 people


Slow down and see the city in a different light. Explore a scenic stretch of the River Thames, brush through nature and discover the wild side of the waterways in the golden light of dusk.

Our Sunset Kayak Adventures are a sublime way to wind down before drifting back downstream to your start point and an optional pint at a riverside pub to finish.

Whether you’ve never paddled or are a seasoned pro, this easy-going, circular trip is suitable for you!

What to bring

You are going to be paddling beautifully stable, locally made, touring kayaks but due to the nature of the activity, there is a chance that you may get wet.

For advice on what to wear on your adventure click here


You should be confident on and around water, but you do not need to be able to swim.

If you are a weak or non swimmer, please do let your instructor know so that they are aware of it.



  1. CAR There is free parking on River Lane but it gets full very quickly especially on sunny weekends. So make sure to give yourself enough time to find parking
  2. BIKE You can lock your bike up along the fence at River Lane
  3. PUBLIC TRANSPORT it s a 20 min walk from Richmond train station, alternatively a bus goes from outside the station to the end of River Lane


Our friendly team will provide you with dry bags, PFDs (buoyancy aids) and your kayak and paddle.Our friendly team will provide you with dry bags, PFDs (buoyancy aids) and your SUP and paddle.


The session starts with a briefing and introduction to paddling before taking to the water for this delightful paddle.

Aiming for a riverside pub we'll explore this beautiful stretch of the River Thames and it's islands before stoping for a quick drink.

We'll then turn on your lights to drift back to Richmond in the still of the night!


Full refund if cancelled 15 days or more prior to the activity.


In case you need to cancel the lesson, trip or session, then following charges apply:

  1. 14-8 Days before the course date 50% of the total course fee
  2. 7-0 Days before the course date 100% of the course fee


Please note that failure to attend the lesson, trip or session will not be eligible for refund whatsoever. The above charges will apply.

In the case where a refund is made to you by us, the refund may take up to 14 working days to be processed. Refunds will be processed using the same payment method that the original payment was made.

Rescheduling lessons, trips and sessions

Rescheduling is permitted but, if requested within 7 days of the initial date of the lesson, trip or session, will incur a £10 rescheduling fee per person, per change. Rescheduling fees must be paid immediately upon rescheduling.

  1. We reserve the right to change any part of a published lesson, trip or session if this is caused by circumstances beyond our control.
  2. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any lesson, trip or session and will advise the customer as soon as the change is known.
  3. We will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid changes of this nature.

For any lessons, trips or sessions, which are rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances such as thunderstorms and high winds; instructor or guide sickness; lesson, trip or session is filled with a low number of paddlers, then, every endeavour will be made to provide a replacement instructor or guide, or to reschedule the lesson, trip or session and we will offer paddlers as many dates as possible to participate in their session. Please note that a refund is not available in this circumstance.

The location and date of the lesson, trip or session will be advised upon booking. We reserve the right to change the location and will advise the customer as soon as the change is known. We will not be liable for out of pocket expenses due to cancellation or any other changes to venue or session.

Non Attendance

Any non-attendance of any lesson, trip or session for any reason whatsoever is deemed to be a cancellation with no notice and payment is due in full.

Under 18’s

Under 18’s are not permitted to take a Self Guided Adventure or Session with Back of Beyond Adventures unless a parent or guardian is taking a Self Guided Adventure or Session with them. We reserve the right to request valid photographic proof of identity and age, so please bring this with you otherwise, where requested, you will not be permitted to take your adventure or session without a paying adult present. In this circumstance our cancellation and refund policy fully applies.

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£60 for adults

Wed, 19th May
19:00 - 21:30 · 12 spaces left
Wed, 26th May
19:00 - 21:30 · 11 spaces left
Wed, 2nd Jun
19:30 - 22:00 · 12 spaces left

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