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Welcome to the best in rowing travel! At Rowing The WorldTM  we love inspiring travel for rowers. Find a rowing tour that best suits you, your interests and your budget. Our range of choices is growing – check back often and be sure to sign up for the newsletter for updates. Don’t see the trip that you would like or want something special for your club or friends? Please contact us – we love creating customized itineraries and exploring new destinations with you.

Please look at our list of 2020 trips for the latest information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on our 2020 tours. We are very excited to announce that we will be launching a new suite of Independent Rowing Experiences in the USA beginning in the summer of 2020! And finally, we are working on our 2021 trip schedule and will begin making announcements soon.

2020 Rowing Trips

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting people and travel worldwide. The safety of our guests and our local partners is paramount. We will be taking a tour by tour decision on whether to run each trip. If you are already registered for a trip, we will be in touch with you approximately three months before the scheduled start date to discuss updates. For more details please see our post about COVID-19 and Rowing The World. This is our most current list for rowing travel in 2020, which is obviously evolving under the circumstances. Watch for updates in our newsletters and social media.

Martinique: Caribbean Winter Rowing

27 Feb 2020 - 05 Mar 2020
  • Seven breakfasts, six lunches and six dinners.
  • Accommodation in a boutique hotel, a beach resort and camping with hammocks.
  • Use of rowing shells, including trailering.
  • Guide services and tour support. Guided by Ruth Marr with local guides.
  • Transportation during the tour.
  • Cultural visits. Alternate activities for poor weather days.
$2,790

England: Cornwall Coastal & Traditional Camp

17 May 2020 - 22 May 2020
  • A unique rowing camp featuring sliding and fixed seat coastal craft
  • Six days, five nights with five days of rowing
  • Appropriate to experienced inland or flatwater sliding seat rowers. Options for new rowers
  • Learn the history of Cornish pilot gigs from the water
  • Guided by Jan Holloway of Row England with Ruth Marr plus local coaches, guides and experienced gig boat captains and strokes
  • Spectacular Cornwall coastline
  • Cultural and social activities including local rowers
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$1,975

Italy: Lago di Como & Lago di Garda

27 Sep 2020 - 03 Oct 2020
  • Six nights’ accommodation in charming hotels
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners (beverages and alcohol not included)
  • Five days of rowing
  • Guide services and tour support including local transportation. Guided by Ruth Marr, Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
  • Additional cultural visits and alternate activities for poor weather days
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$2,995

Italy Weekend: Vogalonga

30 May 2020 - 01 Jun 2020
  • A legendary rowing event and a must-do at least once
  • Full package that makes planning and participation easy
  • Two nights’ accommodation in an excellent hotel. Two breakfasts and two dinners
  • Seat in one of our four coastal coxed quads, including registration in the Vogalonga event
  • Guide services and tour support, including Ruth Marr, Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo
  • See Venice from a rowing shell!
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$1,170

Canada: BC Wilderness Rowing

26 Aug 2020 - 01 Sep 2020
  • Explore the wild west coast of Vancouver Island
  • Seven days, six nights with six days of rowing
  • Wilderness rowing from the comfort of a lodge
  • Explore Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
  • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Rowing Master is Julien Bahain. Members of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Parks Canada staff are invited to participate.
  • First ever rowing trip of its kind
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$2,425

Canada: Montréal & Eastern Townships, Québec

19 Jun 2020 - 25 Jun 2020
  • Where better for a summer rowing holiday
  • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
  • La Belle Province - experience both French and English culture and history
  • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Guided by Charles Hauss
  • Enjoy urban and rural environments, row lakes, river and historic canal
  • Accommodation in urban boutique hotel and charming auberge in a beautiful village
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$2,475

Canada: Prince Edward Island

19 Jul 2020 - 24 Jul 2020
  • A sweet summer rowing holiday
  • Six days, five nights with four days of rowing
  • Famous for lobster suppers, potato fields to the sea and Anne of Green Gables
  • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Guided by Nancy Russell.
  • Perfect for flatwater rowers who wish to experience a bit of coastal rowing – in a safe environment.
  • Accommodation in lovely hotel and resort in a provincial park
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$2,250

England: Classic River Thames

02 Aug 2020 - 09 Aug 2020
  • WOMEN'S ONLY TOUR!
  • 8 days, 7 nights with up to 6 days of rowing
  • The ultimate destination for rowers with famous clubs, a rowing museum and beauty all around
  • Row past meadows, through charming villages and famous landmarks with a different perspective from the water
  • Row touring shells where Olympians train and race
  • Trip guided by Vivien Jackson and Gilly Dean.
  • Accommodation in character hotels and an Oxford college
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$2,860

Ireland: Cork + Carbery Islands

15 Aug 2020 - 21 Aug 2020
  • 7 days/6 nights with 5 days of rowing
  • Coastal rowing at its best, perfect for flatwater rowers ready to try this fun version of our sport.
  • Showcasing Co. Cork with rows from Cork, Skibbureen and Baltimore
  • Spectacular scenery, sumptuous seafood
  • Trip guided by Ruth Marr, Hans-Jürgen Koch and other local rowers.
  • Excellent accommodations in boutique hotels
  • The best way to enjoy rowing in Ireland
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$2,580

Italy: Lago Maggiore

20 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020
  • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
  • Row Italy and Switzerland on one tour and one lake
  • Alpine views with palm trees
  • Pasta, risotto and prosecco - superb food and wine
  • Guided by Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
  • Relax in lovely lakeside hotels
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$3,100

Russia: St. Petersburg

23 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
  • Iconic and imperial city, best seen from the water
  • 6 days, 5 nights in St. Petersburg plus 2 day on the Volhov River
  • Accommodation in an excellent central hotel in St. Petersburg. Two nights in a forest cabin.
  • Extensive cultural visits to the sights you need to see including Hermitage, Petershof, Church on the Sacred Blood
  • Tour leader is Anna Grishina. Rowing guide in Andrej Miller.
  • Superb food ranging from elegant restaurants, authentic canteen lunches and BBQ at a country dacha
  • Immerse yourself in a remarkable city with a storied rowing history
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$3,175

Greece: Northern Beach Paradise

August 2020
  • 7 days/6 nights with 5 days of rowing
  • Featuring rowing in Thessaloniki plus beaches of the Aegean Sea
  • Water every shade of blue - you will think that you are in the tropics
  • Coastal rowing at its best, perfect too for flatwater rowers
  • Accommodation in hotels and cabins or glamping tent at a campground resort
  • Trip leader is Ruth Marr. Guided by Nikos Gkountoulas
  • Row and relax is a truly superb destination
$2,385

Austria: Austrian Lakes

07 Sep 2020 - 14 Sep 2020
  • 8 days/7 nights with 6 days of rowing
  • From our base in Bad Ischl, each day we will explore a different lake, each a different shade of cyrstal blue
  • Timed to follow 2020 WRMR, extending your rowing fun in Austria
  • Spectacular scenery, excellent food and local wines and beers
  • Daily options for non-rowing options and free time - even a visit to a salt mine!
  • Trip guided by Ruth Marr, Rudiger Ranner and other local rowers.
  • Excellent accommodation in a boutique hotel centrally located
  • The best way to enjoy rowing in Austria
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$2,995

Italy: Lago Maggiore

27 Sep 2020 - 03 Oct 2020
  • LGBTQ+ TOUR!
  • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
  • Row Italy and Switzerland on one tour and one lake
  • Alpine views with palm trees
  • Pasta, risotto and prosecco - superb food and wine
  • Guided by Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
  • Relax in lovely lakeside hotels
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$3,100

France: Périgord & the Dordogne

04 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2020
  • 8 days, 7 nights with 5 or 6 days of rowing.
  • Row the most beautiful river in France
  • Row past chateaux, gorgeous villages, tall cliffs and green forests, fields and vineyards
  • Guided by Ruth Marr and Henri-Pierre Dall'Aqua.
  • High level accommodation, including two modest chateaux
  • Exceptional food and wine in the heart of culinary France
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$3,360

South Africa: Cape Wildflowers

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South Africa Western Cape Wildflowers South Africa is one of the premium tourism destinations in the world. We like it so much that we are...

Great Australian Rowing Adventure

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Great Australia Rowing Adventure Australia is a big country and an iconic tourism destination.  Picture kangaroos, koala bears, surfers and the...

Germany: Mosel River

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Germany: Romantic Mosel River The Most Romantic River in Europe Fodor’s travel guides describe the Mosel as “one of the most hauntingly beautiful...

Ireland Weekend: Galway & Lough Corrib

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Ireland weekend: Galway & Lough Corrib A Quick and Easy Getaway Our weekend rowing trips offer you a three day getaway with the chance to go...

Russia: St. Petersburg & Novgorod

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Russia: St. Petersburg & Novgorod Imperial City, Modern Metropolis X 2 St. Petersburg is one of the most famous, historic and beautiful...

France Weekend: Lot River

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Rowing Weekend – Lot River, Southwest France A Wonderful Weekend Getaway Our weekend rowing trips offer you a three day getaway with the chance...

Ireland weekend: Ancient East

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Ireland weekend: Ancient East A Wonderful Weekend Getaway Our weekend rowing trips offer you a three day getaway with the chance to go somewhere...

Belize: Tropical SUP Rowing

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Belize: Tropical SUP Rowing Belize is unbelizable. It might be a corny marketing slogan, but it does rather capture the spirit of this charming...

Ireland & England

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Ireland & England Combining the best of two of our favourite destinations, this trip showcases the Ancient East of Ireland and lovely...

St. Malo

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St. Malo Short Break A Short Break is a quick getaway for a few days of rowing in a stunning location, or it can be an add-on to a longer...

Quebec Saguenay River

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Quebec Coastal Adventure Canada is a beautiful and vast country.  Québec is especially endowed with stunning landscapes and vibrant, distinctive...

Maldives

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Maldives – Rowing in Paradise Scattered like strings of pearls in the Indian Ocean, the atolls which comprise the Maldives are some of the most...

Oar Board Kelowna BC

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Weekend Water, Wine and Oar Board Rowing: Kelowna BC At Rowing The WorldTM we are all about partnerships.  Around the world we partner with...

Beautiful Brazil SUP Rowing

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Beautiful Brazil SUP Rowing What a place this would be to row! Azure blue water with a spectacular mountain backdrop. Add in a UNESCO World...

South Africa: Western Cape

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South Africa – Western Cape Considered to be the most beautiful country in the world, South Africa is a “must see” destination. And what...

Ireland: Four Rivers

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Ireland: Four Rivers Explore the sunny southeast with a wonderful Irish rowing adventure. This delightful corner offers everything that Ireland...

England: Lancaster Canal Weekend

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We love the north of England. There is something wonderful about the dramatic yet comforting landscape of hills, green pastures dotted with...

Italy: Adriatic Sea & Venetian Lagoons

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Italy: Adriatic Sea & Venetian Lagoons Venice and the Vogalonga tend to get all the attention.  Rightly so. Venice is a spectacular...

Australia: Touring & Rowing Tasmania!

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Australia: Touring & Rowing Tasmania! Head South for Adventure Tasmania is absolutely worth the journey. Join us to row some of the best...

New Zealand: South Island Rowing & Hiking

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New Zealand is iconic. It claims to be the earth’s youngest country (last inhabited) and appeals to travellers by offering a density of...

New Zealand Weekend: Dunedin in Otago

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The South Island of New Zealand packs a remarkable diversity of scenery into a fairly compact area. Perhaps most famous are the mountains and...