Guide of companies for canoeing in Madrid. Check prices, modalities and get the best deals on activities such as canoe rental in Madrid. Canoeing in Madrid, Aranjuez, Valmayor, San Martín, Lozoya, is a perfect activity to practice on birthdays, corporate events and incentives, teambuilding and bachelor parties.
In Madrid we don't have a beach, but we have reservoirs, rivers and swamps where you can enjoy a dip and water activities such as canoeing, here we discover the main areas where you can rent canoes and the companies behind.
As soon as spring begins, temperatures start to be pleasant and the body already asks us to do outdoor activities and why not, a little water. Normally from spring to autumn, canoeing can be done in Madrid.
Canoeing is a very simple activity that both adults and children can do, and the only requirement is to know how to swim. This water sport consists of advancing paddling
Watch this video in which canoeing is done in Madrid to understand the activity more closely:
Due to the orography presented by the capital of Spain, canoeing activities must be carried out in calm waters, if you are looking for a little emotion, you will have to move to the Alto Tajo area, in Guadalajara or to the San Pedro de Palmiches area, in Cuenca.
You will usually have the option to rent the canoes and go on your own or take a guided tour with an instructor . If you opt for free rent, you can choose between canoes, single-seater, two-seater and triplaza and depending on the duration from 1 hour to a full day. By providing you with the material, canoe, paddle, vest and airtight drum, the monitor will give you the basic notions so that you can move around in the water, in case of being expert canoeists, you can skip this step.
If you have never done the activity, and prefer to go at all times accompanied by an instructor, guided tours will be the perfect option. Before starting the tour, you will be given a previous class, with the basic navigation concepts that you will practice later. In addition, at all times you will have the help and supervision of the monitor, which will take you to visit the most beautiful places.
You can make a rental of canoes in the Picadas Reservoir, San Juan Swamp, Aranjuez Gardens, Valmayor Reservoir or Riosequillo Reservoir , and usually for durations between 1 and 3 hours, although there is also the option for full-time rental. Canoes are usually two-seater, although there are single-seater and triplacious boats, the latter, perfect if you go with children. Here you can see the activity in the swamp of San Juan .
If you prefer to take a guided route , you can choose between the southern part of the capital, with a guided route through the Aranjuez Gardens, enjoying the Tagus River and the beautiful landscapes of the Madrid town or you can go the first 20 kilometers of this river as it passes through Fuentidueña de Tajo. Here you have this option . In the Southwest area, bordering the provinces of Toledo and Ávila, you can enjoy guided tours of 2 and 3 hours through the San Juan swamp, where you will find special rates for children. In the area of the Sierra Norte, you can make an exclusive route with monitor in Lozoya, Pinilla Reservoir or in Cervera de Buitrago in the Atazar Reservoir.
If you want to start in the world of canoeing, you can sign up for an initiation course in Buitrago, San Martín de Valdeiglesias or Fuentidueña del Tajo, there are courses that go from 2 hours, up to several days and specific courses of skiing. Here you have canoes in Lozoya
Activities are organized for schools, and can be combined with various activities such as orientation, horse riding, archery and climbing. There are ideal family plans to do with children in which to combine multi-adventure circuit and canoe rental.
For team building and bachelor parties, there are special programs that combine several multi-adventure activities, with canoes and food, to spend a day in the middle of nature, competing healthily and practicing different sports.