Shore Thing

Two girls on pedal kayaks.


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If you are looking for a fun, safe, socially distance holiday activity to do this summer then we can help. Enjoy touring Poole on our family friendly ebikes with pillion seats and child bikes seats. Use our sat nav app to help guide you around the local area with ease.   

Get out on the water and explore beautiful Poole Harbour on our unique pedal kayaks and pedal boards.  Try your hand at kayak fishing with our fishing packages.  Please note online booking is a must and you need to show your booking confirmation to gain entry to Rockley Park.

Bike Rental

We have Ebikes for rental from Rockley Park. Our bikes are a bit different as they have a pillion seat on the back so that you can take younger passengers with you with ease.  We are also offering a choice of self-guided sat nav tour taking you on the best trailways and cycle paths around Poole.  The bikes come with pillion seats for older children and for younger kids you a child seat can also be added to our Ebikes making our rental a great way for the whole family to explore the local area without having to worry about carparks and traffic.  

Pedal Kayak Rental

We have a number of Hobie Pedal kayaks available at our centre inside Rockley Park.  Pedal kayaks are a great way to explore the harbour as they allow you to cover distance with very little effort.  Kids can join you on board thanks to our pillion kayak seats.  If you would like to try the sport of kayak fishing we also offer the chance to rent rods, lures and other accessories with your kayak rental.

Stand Up Pedalboard

A unique experience to Rockley Park – Stand up Pedalboards!

Faster and more stable than a conventional Stand Up Pedalboard.  The Hobie Eclipse is great fun, especially with a friend.   Powered by a simple stepping motion you will be amazed at how easy it is.   Enjoy this combination of fun and fitness!

All of our activities can be booked online through our website

We have taken measures to make sure that you can safely rent bikes, boards and kayaks from us. Bikes, boards and kayaks will be sanitized by staff before you touch them. All of the bookings can be done online from your own smartphone. Handovers are all done by video so that we can all stay outside, safe and 2m apart. If you have any concerns please call us and we are happy to talk through the measures we are taking to ensure your safety.

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Guide Prices

Please see website for all hire information.

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)


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Shore Thing
The Hobie Centre
Rockley Beach
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Tel01202 671 661


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car – Travel on the main road through Rockley Park towards the beach. Take the right bend downhill toward the beach. Shore Thing can be found on the left-hand corner 50 metres down the hill. (Opposite Rockley Boat Park)

On Foot – Walk down the footpath to the beach, cross the beach towards the carpark, passing the Harbours Edge Cafe on your right. Walk through the car park towards the boatyard. Shore Thing is about 75 m along the road on the right-hand side, after Rockley Watersports.

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