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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 2021

Kayak Intro

Sat 6th & Sun 7th

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 - 6
Trip code: Mar Intro
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Coaching Weekend

Sat 13th & Sun 14th

Sea kayaker and bottlenose dolphin, Kessock bridge 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.

We will spend day 1 on an inland Loch in the Aviemore area and then head for the Moray coast on day 2.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 4
Trip code: Mar Coaching
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Summer Isles

Fri 19th - Sun 21st

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 27th & Sun 28th

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: Mar Plockton
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April 2021

Loch Sween

Fri 2nd - Mon 5th

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 - 5
Trip code: Apr Sween
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Shieldaig

Fri 9th - Sun 11th

Kayaks in Bay

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 - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: Apr Shieldaig
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Sunart 

Sat 17th - Mon 19th

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 - 3 Days
Cost - £276
Places available - 6
Trip code: Apr Sunart
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Knoydart

Sat 24th - Mon 26th

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 2021

NW Coast

Sat 1st - Mon 3rd

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 - 4
Trip code: May NW Coast
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Uist’s/Benbecula

Mon 10th - Sat 15th

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 - 1
Trip code: May Uist
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Islands of Lorn

Fri 21st - Mon 24th

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 - £378.00
Places available - 6
Trip code: May Lorn
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Treshnish

Fri 28th - Mon 31st

Kayakers, 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
Places available - 5
Trip code: May Treshnish
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June 2021

Skye (Dunvegan)

Fri 4th - Mon 7th

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 -  4 Days
Cost - £378
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jun Skye
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Small Isles

Fri 11th - Tue 15th

Kayakaer, 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 - £432
Places available - 5
Trip code: Jun Small isles
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Kayak Intro

Sat 19th & Sun 20th

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 - 0
Trip code: Jun Kayak Intro
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Orkney

Mon 21st - Sat 26th

Cave, South Ronaldsay

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 - 2
Trip code: Jun Orkney
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July 2021

Moray Coast

Sat 3rd & Sun 4th

Kayaker & Dolphin, Moray Coast

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 - 0
Trip code: Jul Moray Coast
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Raasay & Rona

Fri 9th - Tue 13th

Kayaker, South end of Raasay

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 16th - Mon 19th

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 - 4 Days
Cost - £368
Places available - 6
Trip code: Jul Arisaig
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Summer Isles

Fri 23rd - Sun 25th

Tanera Beag, Summer Isles

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 - 6
Trip code: Jul Summer Isles
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August 2021

Harris, Hebrides

Mon 2nd - Fri 6th

Oldany Island, Lunchstop

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 - £455
Places available - 5
Trip code: Aug Harris
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North West Coast

Sat 14th - Mon 16th

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: Aug NW Coast
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Knoydart

Fri 20th - Sun 22nd

Knoydart, Loch Nevis

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: Aug Knoydart
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Ardnamurchan

Thu 26th - Mon 30th

Kayak's and Basking Shark, Ardnamurchan

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: Aug Ardnamurchan
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September 2021

Summer Isles

Fri 3rd - Mon 6th

Lunchstop, Tanera Beag

The Summer Isles are a must visit for any sea kayaker. This will be a 4 day trip, the first night based at the campsite at Altandhu, followed by a 3 day wild camping trip. This gives participants a chance to get a feel for the kayaks prior to heading off on our 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.


Duration - 4 Days
Cost - £378
Places available - 6
Trip code: Sep Summer Isles
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Kayak Coaching

Sat 11th & Sun 12th

Kayaks, Loch Morlich

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.

We will spend day 1 on an inland Loch in the Aviemore area and then head for the Moray coast on day 2.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Sep Coaching
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Sound of Arisaig

Sat 18th - Mon 20th

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 - 6
Trip code: Sep Arisaig
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Islands of Lorn

Fri 24th - 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 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: Sep Lorn
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October 2021

Lothian Coast

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd

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 stunning backdrop.

Duration - 2 Days
Cost - £180
Places available - 6
Trip code: Oct Lothian
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Summer Isles

Fri 8th - Sun 10th

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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Shieldaig

Fri 15th - Mon 18th

Kayaks in bay, Shieldaig area

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 - 6
Trip code: Oct Shieldaig
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Kayak Intro

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th

Loch Morlich, Kayaks on Beach

This course will be based in the Spey Valley and the plan is to spend day one an inland loch introducing kayaking skills, followed by a day on the coast.

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

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