Open DofE
Gold Canoeing

2023 Open Gold Canoeing Expeditions

Our Open Expeditions by Canoe are a unique way of doing your DofE Expedition on some of the UK’s picturesque rivers. Participants do not need to have any previous canoeing experience as our comprehensive Training Programme will take you from the raw beginner to a competent paddler. However, all participants must be able to competently swim at least 50 metres for safety reasons. 

2023 Open Gold Canoe Package

UPDATE - May 2023

This Expedition is now full and there are no spaces remaining. Good luck to all those who have booked on this Expedition. Joining Instructions for the Training & Practice Expedition starting 30 May have been emailed to all participants so please check your Inbox (and your Junk Mail in case it has been filtered). If you have not received this information, please contact us so that we can check your email address and details.

What's included

Training & Practice Expedition (4-days, 3-nights)

Qualifying Expedition (4-days, 3-nights)

All expeditions also include:

Dates & Locations

Training & Practice Expedition

Qualifying Expedition

DofE Expedition Information

All our DofE training is based on the DofE's Common Training Framework at each level. Canoeing Training is based on the British Canoeing training syllabus and the DofE's Paddle Skills Training.

All our expeditions are subject to the DofE's 20 Expedition Conditions. 

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