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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 2020

Kayak Intro

Sat 7th & Sun 8th

Loch Morlich with the Cairngorms in the background

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 - 4
Trip code: Mar Intro
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Moray Coast

Sat 14th & Sun 15th

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 - 4
Trip code: Mar Moray
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Summer Isles

Fri 20th - Sun 22nd

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 - 6
Trip code: Mar Summer Isles
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Plockton

Sat 28th & Sun 29th

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 - 4
Trip code: Mar Plockton
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April 2020

Lothian Coast

Sat 4th & Sun 5th

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 - 6
Trip code: Apr Lothian
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Loch Sween

Fri 10th - Mon 13th

Tayvallich Bay, Loch Sween

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 - £378
Places available - 4
Trip code: Apr Loch Sween
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Sunart 

Mon 20th - Thu 23rd

Kayaker, Ardnamurchan trip

We will base ourselves at Resipole campsite on Loch Sunart and run a series of day trips exploring this wonderful sea kayaking area. This location is rich in wildlife, with otters, seals and porpoise regularly spotted.

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

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £378
Places available - 5
Trip code: Apr Sunart
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Knoydart

Sat 25th - Mon 27th

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 - 6
Trip code: Apr Knoydart
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May 2020

NW Coast

Sat 2nd - Mon 4th

Oldany Island, NW Coast

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: May NW Coast
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Uist’s/Benbecula

Mon 11th - Sat 16th

Looking over to North Uist, 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 - £528
Places available - 4
Trip code: May Uist
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Treshnish

Fri 22nd - Mon 25th

Kayakers at Fingal's 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 - £392.00
Places available - 6
Trip code: May Treshnish
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Islands of Lorn

Fri 29th - Mon 1st

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 4 day camping based expedition as this format gives us the greatest flexibility to allow for tides and the prevailing weather.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £378
Places available - 6
Trip code: May Lorn
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June 2020

Ardnamurchan

Wed 3rd - Sun 7th

Kayaks with basking shark, Eigg in background

Ardnamurchan is a classic sea kayaking location, it feels remote, challenging and full of adventure. It is the most westerly point of mainland UK, has an abundance of wildlife and great coastline to explore.

This will be a 5 day camping expedition and would be appropriate for returning clients or those with previous kayaking experience.

Duration -  5 Days
Cost - £424
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun Ardnam
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Harris, Outer Hebs

Mon 15th - Fri 19th

Luskentyre beach, Harris

Harris is a great location for a sea kayak trip, it is rich in wildlife, stunning scenery and beautiful white sandy beaches which are void of the crowds. The plan for this trip is to base ourselves at Horgabost campsite on the west side of Harris and run a series of day trips exploring the surrounding area.

Being camp site based allows us to plan each day to make the most of the prevailing forecast.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £448 
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun Harris
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Kayak Intro

Sat 20th & Sun 21st

Kayaks on beach, 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 - 6
Trip code: Jun Kayak Intro
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Small Isles

Thu 25th - Mon 29th

Kayaker, with Eigg in background

The Small Isles are an archipelago of islands in the Inner Hebrides. They lie south of Skye and North of Ardnamurchan. This will be a 5 day camping expedtion starting on the mainland near Arisaig and weather permitting we will paddle across to Eigg and from here explore as much of the area as weather and time allow.

Previous sea kayaking experience required for this trip.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £424
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun Small Isles
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July 2020

Raasay & Rona

Fri 3rd - Tue 7th

Kayaker & Bottlenose dolphin, Moray Firth

Raasay & Rona are a lovely island chain nestled in the Inner Sound between Skye and the Applecross peninsula. This is a great area for exploring by sea kayak it has a remote feel about it and offers us plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities.

This will be a 5 day camping expedition and would be appropriate for returning clients or those with previous kayaking experience.

Duration - 5 Days
Cost - £432
Places available - 4
Trip code: Jul Raasay
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Sound of Arisaig

Fri 10th - Sun 12th

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 - 6
Trip code: Jul Arisaig
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Summer Isles

Fri 17th - Sun 18th

The Summer Isles are a must visit for any sea kayaker, this will be a 3 day camping expedition giving us the greatest flexibility to make the most of the trip. 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: Jul Summer Isles
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Orkney

Mon 20th - Sat 25th

Cave, South Ronaldsy

Orkney is an amazing location for a sea kayaking adventure. It offers us some great coastline to explore with cliffs, caves and deserted sandy beaches. It is also rich in history and it is stunning to paddle round the rusting hulks of the blockships in Scapa Bay

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

Duration - 6 Days
Cost - £538
Places available - 4
Trip code: Jul Orkney
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August 2020

Skye (Dunvegan)

Sat 1st - Wed 5th

kayakers, Loch Dunvegan

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 - £424
Places available - 5
Trip code: Aug Skye
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Knoydart

Sat 10th - Mon 12th

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 - 0
Trip code: Aug Knoydart
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Coaching Weekend

Sat 15th & Sun 16th

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 - 6
Trip code: Aug Coaching
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Lewis, Outer Hebs

Mon 24th - Sat 29th

Beach at campsite, Uig, Isle of Lewis

The plan for this trip is to spend time exploring the coastline and islands of the Isle of Lewis. We will base ourselves at Cnip campsite, Traigh na Beirigh bay and run a series of day trips choosing our daily paddling to make the most of the prevailing forecast.

Lewis offers us spectacular paddling, with a variety of wildlife, stunning sandy beaches and lots of islands and sights of interest to explore.

Duration - 6 Days
Cost - £540
Places available - 6
Trip code: Aug Lewis
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September 2020

Loch Sween

Fri 4th - Mon 7th

Tayvallich Bay

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 - £378
Places available - 0
Trip code: Sep Loch Sween
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Shieldaig

Sat 12th - Tue 15th

Kayaks on beach

The plan for this trip is to base ourselves in Shieldaig and run a series of day trips exploring the local area. Shieldaig is an absolutely stunning location for sea kayaking.

This is also a great location for wildlife spotting, just off the village is Shieldaig island with its resident pair of sea eagles. Along with the eagles, we often see otters, porpoise and seals when padddling here.

Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £378
Places available - 5
Trip code: Sep Shieldaig
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Sound of Arisaig

Sat 19th - Mon 21st

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 - 0
Trip code: Sep Arisaig
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Moray Coast

Sat 26th & Sun 27th

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 2020

Lothian Coast

Sat 3rd & Sun 4th

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 9th - Sun 11th

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 - 4
Trip code: Oct Summer Isles
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Coaching Weekend

Sat 17th & Sun 18th

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 - 5
Trip code: Oct Coaching
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Plockton

Sat 24th & Sun 25th

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 - 4
Trip code: Oct Plockton
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