The Solent, a stretch of water separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland, is a hive of boating activity and a fantastic place to enjoy kayak and paddleboard hire activities. experiences. Our base in Stokes Bay in Gosport is just a short drive from Fareham, Portsmouth and Southampton and offers unrivalled views of the beautiful Solent coastline.
Grab your family and friends and head down to Stoked
We cater for all watersports abilities with regular hourly sessions throughout the day perfect for beginners and for more experienced paddlers we have our SUP pick up and go service. Each season we help hundreds of people to get on the water safely, hone their kayaking and paddleboard skills and grow their confidence whilst having a lot of fun. Whether you want to hire a kayak, paddleboard or try something new like a Red Shark Bike or SUP wing, we have something for everyone so grab your family and friends and head down to Stoked.
1 hour (single kayak)
1 hour (standard size – 1 adult)
Half day - 3 hours on a kayak or SUP
1.5 hours. Max 3 people per session.
We welcome group bookings.
Safety cover and on water coaching
Fully insured (£10 million)
Buoyancy aid or lifejackets
Spray tops (if appropriate)
Dry bag (for medication)
Lockers to secure your keys and valuables.
Kayak, paddleboard and watersports experiences on offer at Stoked
Ready to book your hire session?
Booking online is quick and easy. If you have any questions, check out our FAQs below or get in touch.
Plenty to see and do at Stokes Bay
We encourage you to bring your friends and family and make a day of it. Picnics are welcomed on the shingle beach and there are designated BBQ areas adjacent to our base. Alternatively, there are a number of cafés, pubs and hotels serving hot and cold refreshments. Within Stokes Bay, there is a children’s play area and splash water park, tennis courts and a crazy golf centre. Gosport is also steeped in history so be sure to visit nearby museums including The Dive Museum, The Submarine Museum and Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.
Finding us at Stokes Bay, Gosport
Lifeboat Lane, Stokes Bay, Gosport PO12 2TR