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Trip Calendar

Please check out the calendar for trips happening this season, we operate trips throughout Scotland at a wide variety of locations. Many of the trips are ideal for an introduction to sea kayaking and no experience is required to take part. Feel free to get in touch should you have any questions regarding a particular trip or location.

If you have a particular area in mind but the dates don’t suit please get in touch as it may be possible to offer you, or your group a bespoke trip at your chosen location. We look forward to paddling with new participants as well as returning clients from previous adventures.

March 2019

Coaching Weekend

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd

Loch Morlich with the Cairngorms in the background

This course is for participants who may have previously come on one of our trips and want to focus more on boat handling skills. We will continue to work on / refine skills as well as introducing some new ones over the weekend.

Weather permitting we may also get a chance to work on capsize and rescue skills during the course.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Mar Coaching
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Moray Coast

Sat 16th & Sun 17th

Sea kayaker and bottlenose dolphin, Kessock bridge in background

The plan for this weekend is to run 2 day trips on the Moray Firth. This area is rich in wildlife and if lucky we may get a sighting of the resident dolphin population which are regularly spotted off Chanonry point.

This course would be ideal for an introduction to sea kayaking and as well as looking for wildlife we will introduce kayaking skills throughout the weekend.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Mar Moray
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Summer Isles

Fri 22nd - Sun 24th

Arch, Tanera Bheg, Summer Isles

We will base ourselves at Port A Bhaige campsite at Altandhu and run a series of day trips exploring the local area. This location has so much to offer the sea kayaker, it is rich in wildlife, has lots of islands to visit and beautiful coastline to explore.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to make the most of the prevailing weather forecast.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 0
Trip code: Mar Summer Isles
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Kayak Intro

Sat 30th & Sun 31st

Loch Morlich, with Cairngorms backdrop

This course will be based in the Spey Valley and the plan is to spend each day on an inland loch introducing kayaking skills.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in developing kayaking skills prior to taking part on one of our trips on the sea. No previous kayaking experience is required for this course.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Mar Intro
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April 2019

Lothian Coast

Sat 6th & Sun 7th

Sea kayaker, Firth of Forth

The plan for this weekend is to run 2 day trips based out of North Queensferry. Weather permitting we would hope to visit a number of islands in the Inner Forth, including Inchcolm island, home to Inchcolm Abbey.

Although a busy shipping area, the Inner Forth is also rich in wildlife with seals and porpoise often spotted. The view of the 3 bridges from the water provides a stunning backdrop.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 5
Trip code: Apr Lothian
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Portknockie / Cullen

Sat 13th & Sun 14th

Bow Fiddle Rock, Portknockie

The plan for this weekend is to run 2 day trips in the Portknockie area. This is a lovely section of coastline for exploring by kayak and Bow Fiddle rock is one of its outstanding features. Would also recommend a visit to the ice cream shop in Cullen.

This course would be ideal for an introduction to sea kayaking and no previous experience is required to take part. 

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 2
Trip code: Apr Portknockie
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Isle of Mull

Fri 19th - Mon 22nd

Kayaks on Traigh Gheal beach

We will base ourselves at Fidden Farm campsite on the Ross of Mull and run a series of day trips in the local area. Mull has so much to offer the sea kayaker, it is rich in wildlife and has stunning sandy beaches and beautiful coastline to explore.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to make the most of the prevailing weather forecast.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £392
Places available - 6
Trip code: Apr Mull
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Knoydart

Sat 27th - Mon 29th

Loch Nevis, Knoydart

The plan for this trip is to meet up in Mallaig on the Saturday morning and after loading our kayaks with our camping equipment we will make our way round into Loch Nevis.

We will find a remote campsite for our first nights camp in the heart of Loch Nevis. Our next campsite will be at long beach which allows us easy access to the small hamlet of Inverie.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 4
Trip code: Apr Knoydart
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May 2019

Sound of Arisaig

Sat 4th - Mon 6th

Sea kayaks, South Channel, Moidart Sound of Arisaig

The Sound of Arisaig is a great location for exploring by sea kayak, it is a Marine Special Area of Conservation (MSAC) and it is rich in marine wildlife. This trip will be camping based as this gives us the greatest opportunity to explore the area.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to allow for the prevailing weather.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: May Arisaig
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Loch Sween

Fri 10th - Mon 13th

Carsaig bay, Sunset

The plan for this trip is to base ourselves at the campsite at Tayvallich and run a series of day trips.
This is an excellent area for sea kayaking, it offers a great coastline, sheltered bays, amazing views all around and an abundance of wildlife.

Being campsite based allows us to choose each days paddling venue to make the most of this stunning location.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £368
Places available - 0
Trip code: May Loch Sween
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Ardnamurchan

Sat 18th - Wed 22nd

sea kayakers watching basking shark, Ardnamurchan area.

Ardnamurchan is a classic sea kayaking area and the most westerly point of mainland UK. This is a 5 day camping expedition and weather permitting we will start the trip in Salen and make our way round the Ardnamurchan peninsula finishing in Moidart.

This trip is intended for returning clients or those with previous kayaking experience.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £416.00
Places available - 0
Trip code: May Ardnamurchan
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Islands of Lorn

Sat 25th - Mon 27th

Kayaker, Sound of Luing

This is an absolutely stunning area for sea kayaking, It is one of the best locations in the UK to introduce participants to tidal planning as our journey is dictated by the tidal streams which ebb & flow around the islands.

This will be a 3 day camping based expedition as this format gives us the greatest flexibility to allow for tides and the prevailing weather.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: May Lorn
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June 2019

Lewis, Outer Hebs

Mon 3rd - Fri 7th

Traigh na Beirigh

The plan for this trip is to base ourselves at Cnip campsite, Traigh Na Beirigh bay on the Isle of Lewis. This is a classic sea kayaking location nestled in the heart of Loch Roag. There are a myriad of islands to explore and we are also within paddling reach of the Calanais standing stones.

Being campsite based allows us to choose our daily paddling to make the most of the prevailing forecast.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £488
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun Lewis
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North Berwick

Sat 8th & Sun 9th

Sea kayaker with Bass Rock in background

The plan for this weekend is to run 2 day trips based out of North Berwick. This is another great coast for birdlife. The Bass Rock, home to one of the biggest Gannet colonies lies just off the coast. There are also a number of other Islands with significant numbers of Puffins, Guillemots and Razorbills.

The sea kayak lets you feel part of this wonderful environment.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 0
Trip code: Jun North Berwick
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Treshnish

Fri 14th - Mon 17th

Kayaks, Fingals Cave, Staffa

This is a great paddling venue situated just off the west coast of Mull. It is a haven for wildlife, with otters, porpoise, seals and even sea eagles being regularly spotted. Another classic of this trip is the island of Staffa and Fingals cave.

This is a 4 day camping based expedition and the trip would be appropriate for returning clients or those with previous sea kayaking experience.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £392
Places available - 0
Trip code: Jun Treshnish
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NW Coast

Sat 22nd - Mon 24th

Kayaks on beach, Oldany Island

This area offers us some great opportunities for sea kayak trips, we will base ourselves at a campsite north of Lochinver and run a series of day trips exploring the local area.

This is a stunning location for kayaking with the Old Man of Stoer, Clashnessie Bay and Oldany island all close to hand. 

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun NW Coast
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July 2019

Harris, Outer Hebs

Mon 1st - Fri 5th

Luskentyre Beach, Harris, Outer hebrides

Harris in the Outer Hebrides is a great location for a sea kayaking trip, it is rich in wildlife, stunning scenery and beautiful sandy beaches which are void of the crowds. We will base ourselves at Horgabost campsite on the west side of Harris and run a series of day trips.

Being camp site based allows us to make the most of the prevailing weather forecast.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £488
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jul Harris
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Sound of Arisaig

Fri 12th - Sun 14th

Sea Kayaker, South Channel, Moidart

The Sound of Arisaig is a great location for exploring by sea kayak, it is a Marine Special Area of Conservation (MSAC) and it is rich in marine wildlife. This trip will be camping based as this gives us the greatest opportunity to explore the area.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to allow for the prevailing weather.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 0
Trip code: Jul Arisaig
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Intro to Kayaking

Sat 20th & Sun 21st

Kayak skills session, Loch Morlich

This course will be based in the Spey Valley and the plan is to spend each day on an inland loch introducing kayaking skills.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in developing kayaking skills prior to taking part on one of our trips on the sea. No previous kayaking experience is required for this course.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 0
Trip code: Jul Intro
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Shetland

Mon 22nd - Sat 27th

Cave, Papa Stour, Shetland

Shetland is the most northerly part of the British Isles. The coastline surrounding it is rugged with stunning sea cliffs, riddled with caves, arches and sea stacks. This is an absolute must paddle location for any sea kayaking enthusiast.

We will base ourselves centrally on the main island and run a series of trips making the most of the prevailing forecast.

Duration - 6 Days
Cost - £TBC
Places available - 0
Trip code: Jul Shetland
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August 2019

Explore North West

Sat 3rd - Thu 8th

Otter, Loch Carron

The plan for this trip is to spend 6 days exploring the coastline and Islands of Scotland's NW coast. This is a Summer Isles and NW coast rolled into one trip.

We will base ourselves at Altandhu campsite for the first part of the trip prior to heading further north and spending the remainder of the trip at Achmelvich, north of Lochinver.  These are both excellent locations for exploring by sea kayak.


Duration - 6 Days
Cost - £492
Places available - 5
Trip code: Aug NW 6 Day
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Isle of Mull

Mon 12th - Thu 15th

Kayaks on beach, Erraid island, Mull

We will base ourselves at Fidden Farm campsite on the Ross of Mull and run a series of day trips in the local area. Mull has so much to offer the sea kayaker, it is rich in wildlife and has stunning sandy beaches and beautiful coastline to explore.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to make the most of the prevailing weather forecast.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £392
Places available - 0
Trip code: Aug Mull
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Coaching Weekend

Sat 17th & Sun 18th

Loch morlich, Cairngorms in background.

This course is for participants who may have previously come on one of our trips and want to focus more on boat handling skills. We will continue to work on/refine skills as well as introducing some new ones over the course of the weekend.

Weather permitting we may also get a chance to work on capsize and rescue skills during the weekend.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 0
Trip code: Aug Coaching
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Uists / Benbecula

Mon 19th - Sat 24th

Stunning day in the Sound of Harris

The chain of islands that comprise North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist often appear to be formed more of water than land. This lends itself perfectly for exploring by kayak, with its numerous inlets and bays on the east side and long sandy beaches on the west.

We will run a series of day trips exploring this stunning paddling venue.

Duration - 6 Days
Cost - £504
Places available - 1
Trip code: Aug Uists
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September 2019

Knoydart

Fri 30th Aug - Sun 1st

Loch Nevis, Knoydart

The plan for this trip is to meet up in Mallaig on the Friday morning and after loading our kayaks with our camping equipment we will make our way round into Loch Nevis.

We will find a remote campsite for our first nights camp in the heart of Loch Nevis. Our next campsite will be at long beach which allows us easy access to the small hamlet of Inverie.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: Sep Knoydart
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Dunvegan (Skye)

Fri 6th - Tue 10th

Kayakers, Loch Dunvegan looking towards the Cuillin Mountains

We will base ourselves in Dunvegan on the west coast of Skye and run a series of day trips exploring Loch Dunvegan and Loch Bracadale. There is a tremendous variety of kayaking on offer from sheltered bays to exposed rocky shorelines.

This whole area is rich in wildlife and we often see porpoise, otters, seals and both golden and sea eagles when paddling in this area.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £416
Places available - 0
Trip code: Sep Dunvegan
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Sound of Arisaig

Sat 14th - Mon 16th

Sea Kayaking, South Channel, Moidart

The Sound of Arisaig is a great location for exploring by sea kayak, it is a Marine Special Area of Conservation (MSAC) and it is rich in marine wildlife. This trip will be camping based as this gives us the greatest opportunity to explore the area.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to allow for the prevailing weather.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 4
Trip code: Sep Arisaig
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Moray Coast

Sat 28th & Sun 29th

Sea kayaker and bottlenose dolphin, kessock bridge in background

The plan for this weekend is to run 2 day trips on the Moray Firth. This area is rich in wildlife and if lucky we may get a sighting of the resident dolphin population which are regularly spotted of Chanonry point.

This course would be ideal for an introduction to sea kayaking and as well as looking for wildlife we will introduce kayaking skills throughout the weekend.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 0
Trip code: Sep Moray
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October 2019

Lothian Coast

Sat 5th & Sun 6th

Sea kayaker with Forth rail bridge in background

We will run 2 day trips and weather permitting we would hope to visit a number of the islands in the Inner Forth including Inchcolm island home to Inchcolm Abbey.

Although a busy shipping area the Inner Forth is also rich in wildlife with seals and porpoise often spotted. There are great views of the city and the Forth rail bridge provides a great backdrop.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 0
Trip code: Oct Lothian
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Summer Isles

Fri 11th - Sun 13th

Kayak on beach, Tanera Beag, Summer Isles

We will base ourselves at Port A Bhaige campsite at Altandhu and run a series of day trips exploring the local area. This location has so much to offer the sea kayaker, it is rich in wildlife, has lots of islands to visit and beautiful coastline to explore.

We will keep our daily paddling plan flexible to make the most of the prevailing weather forecast.

Duration - 3 Days
Cost - £276.00
Places available - 6
Trip code: Oct Summer isles
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Coaching Weekend

Sat 19th & Sun 20th

Otter and sea kayaks, Loch Carron

This course is for participants who may have previously come on one of our trips and want to focus more on boat handling skills. We will continue to work on/refine skills as well as introducing some new ones over the course of the weekend.

Weather permitting we may also get a chance to work on capsize and rescue skills during the weekend.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 2
Trip code: Oct Coaching
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Plockton

Sat 26th & Sun 27th

View from kayak, Plockton bay

We will base ourselves in Plockton and spend the 2 days exploring the coastline and islands of the Inner Sound. Plockton is a beautiful conservation village and has some great restaurants and numerous accommodation options, it is also a great location for kayak trips.

This area is rich in wildlife and stunning scenery. No previous experience is required for this course.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Oct Plockton
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