Discover one of Victoria's best kept secrets!

Canoeing & camping along the sensational
Glenelg River, South West Victoria

Azure Kingfisher
Azure Kingfisher on the Glenelg River - Photographer Geof Newman

Paestan Canoe Hire look forward to supporting and assisting with your canoe adventure along the Glenelg River for the 2022/2023 season. Bookings can be made via this website or via email. Schools can email us at any time. Our email is We will be strictly adhering to some Covid-19 restrictions and will advise clients of same upon their arrival.

We wish to advise all of our clients that as of the 1st August 2022 Paestan Canoe Hire will be managed by Alicia (Ali) and Ben Rentsch. Ross and I will act in a consultative role. All operations will continue, at this stage, from our office and property at Winnap. There will be no change in Paestan Canoe Hire’s operations along the Glenelg River.

Best Wishes. Ross and Marg, Paestan Canoe Hire

Schools and Outdoor Education Companies

We will continue to hire to all our school groups and to outdoor education companies as required.

General Public Hire

Please be advised there will be specific black out periods when we won’t be hiring in the 2022/23 season. We will not be offering single day hires. 

About Us

Paestan Canoe Hire, based on the Glenelg River, was established in 1995 to provide a complete canoe hire service for travellers, schools and canoe enthusiasts.

With this in mind Paestan Canoe Hire strives to provide the very best and most appropriate hire equipment, ensuring clients a trouble free and memorable canoeing and kayaking experience.

"We all had a great time and have not stopped talking about it yet be assured we will be back to see you in the future for another trip."
Barrie C