LOCATION Adventure Plus, Bampton
CONTACT bookings@adventureplus.org.uk
DATE Sunday 2 April 2023, 10:00am - Friday 14 April 2023, 5:00pm


Welcome to Adventure Plus's online DofE payment page for our Open Gold Canoeing expedition happening in April 2023.


Adventure Plus are an Outdoor Education Youth Charity based in Clanfield, Oxfordshire. We have over 30 years experience of working with young people in the great outdoors! Do see our website for more information about us.

This page will enable you to pay for yourself or your child to do the expeditionary phase of the DofE award, as well as enabling us to collect some essential medical information and parental consents.

To confirm your place on the expedition you can either pay a deposit or choose to pay the full amount up front. If you do choose to pay a deposit, you will be contacted at a later date about making the balance payment.

Full payment is required by the 1st of February 2023.

Please do make sure that you have read through the terms and conditions before making any payment. They can be found here.


Participants do not need to have canoed before - full training is included.


There are limited places available so do book early to secure your place.


Basic details of expedition:

  • April 2nd 2023 - Canoe Training Day at our Oxfordshire base
  • April 3rd - 6th 2023 - Practice Expedition on River Thames
  • April 6th 2023 (afternoon) - Plan qualifying expedition on River Wye

  • April 6th (late afternoon) - 9th - Participants return home

  • April 10th - Participants meet our team at the River Wye
  • April 11th-14th - Qualifying Expedition
  • April 14th - Participants make their own way home


Prices include:

  • Appropriately qualified, DBS checked instructors
  • All campsite fees
  • Canoe and buoyancy aid hire
  • Assessor for the qualifying expedition
  • Access to group kit such as tents, trangias and fuel

Participants need to provide:

  • Transport to and from our base for the practice expedition
  • Transport to and from the Wye River for the assessed expedition
  • Personal kit such as clothing, drybags and waterproofs
  • Food for both expeditions

Please do get in touch with us at bookings@adventureplus.org.uk if you have any other questions!



Please noteDue to DofE stipulations over group sizes, Adventure Plus requires 4 people to sign up to make the expeditions viable. If we fail to gain the required group size, the expedition will not go ahead.

Booking Options

Please select from the options below

Name Price Quantity
Gold Qualifying Canoe - Deposit
£100.00
Gold Qualifying Canoe - Full Amount
£510.00