Water Sports

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Loch Ken is an ideal centre to enjoy all water sports - wind surfing, sailing, rowing, canoeing and water skiing. The Loch is zoned for the different activities.

*Boat Hire

We have modern rowing boats for hire. (Can be hired from the shop)
All of the rental boats can have your own motor put on them as long as it is under 6hp.

Rowing Boats

£15.00 - Per hour
£25.00 - 2 hours
£40.00 - 1/2 day
£60.00 - Per day (24 hours)
£250.00 - Per week

Boats and canoes must be returned to their mooring.
Life jackets are included with the hire of the boat.

* For all hiring security deposit required: £20.00 / car keys / credit card.

*Fatyak Kayak Hire

We have brand new single and double kayaks for hire. During busy periods we advise you pre-book to avoid disappointment.
(Can be hired from the shop)

Single Kayak - £7.50 per hour
Double Kayak - £12.50 per hour

Life Jackets, back rests and paddles are included in the rental of the kayaks
* For all hiring security deposit required: £20.00 / car keys / credit card.

*Pedalo Hire

We have pedal boats that can be hired out. They can fit 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 small kids or 4 large kids. During busy periods we advise you pre-book to avoid disappointment. (Can be hired from the shop)

Pedalo - £10.00 per hour

Life Jackets and oars are included in the rental of the canoes & pedalos
* For all hiring security deposit required: £20.00 / car keys / credit card.

Parking / Launching / Mooring Fees

All boats brought onto the Park by road or water, for Loch Ken use, will be charged as shown below. Payable to Loch Ken Holiday Park.

Ski Boat (exc. launching) - £20.00 per day, £50.00 4-7 days
Motor Boat (exc. launching) - £10.00 per day, £30.00 4-7 days
Inflatable with engine - £6.00 per day, £20.00 4-7 days
Sailing / Windsurfing / Rowing / Canoe - FREE

A system of registration for all motorised craft is in force. The rules and conditions concerning zoning must be observed at all times.

Visitors bringing their own boats to the Park must observe carefully all rules and conditions below.

All motor boats must be registered before launching.

Registration fees - Annual

These are due for all motor boats on the loch and are payable to Dumfries and Galloway Council. Visitors to Loch Ken Holiday Park can register at the park shop.

PLEASE NOTE:

Owners of motor boats are strongly advised to have their own third party insurance which must be shown on registration.

Current prices

Registration Fee - £22.00
Registration Number Stickers - £10.00 (required for ne reg.)
Public slipway key - £30.00
Depth May and Guide - £5.00
Yellow Boards for inflatables £8.50 pair