Welcome to Natal Canoe Club!

Located on the banks of Camps Drift in the heart of Pietermaritzburg, Natal Canoe Club is one of the oldest and proudest canoe clubs in South Africa.
The host of the annual The Dusi Canoe Marathon as well as a number of other prominent races, the club has produced numerous internationals, some world champions and generation after generation of elite paddlers that have become the benchmark for marathon racing.
The weekly club time trial on Thursday evenings is open to all paddlers.

Canvas Dusi to commemorate Player the pioneer
Dr. Ian Player, the founder of the iconic Dusi Canoe Marathon, passed away on the weekend, just days before the Commemorative Canvas Dusi Journey, a four-day trip from Alexander Park in Pietermaritzburg to Durban's Blue Lagoon, begins. The event, which starts on Thursday, features a select group of invited paddlers and takes place in craft similar to those used in the first Dusi Canoe

Festive cheer in the air for Safire & Clanfin Nite Race
Christmas will be the theme when Natal Canoe Club hosts the second Safire & Clanfin Nite Race on Thursday, 11 December, at Camps Drift. The event is aimed at all ages, with a Guppies race at 17:30 setting the stage for the main race at 18:00. Marathon in 1951. .