Kayaking, Canoeing & SUP

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Scotland offers all sorts of canoeing, kayaking and SUP possibilities, from tranquil paddling across calm lochs to challenging white water conditions.

The companies listed below can help you make the most of your paddling, whether it’s kayak instruction, taking SUPs out on a loch or a multi-day canoe trip across Scotland.

All Wild Scotland members operate in line with our Best Practice Guidelines in regards to sustainability, accessibility, community and safety.

There can be few better adventures than kayaking across the open sea, and with its myriad of small islands, Scotland makes a wonderful place to explore by sea kayak. If you’re lucky you might see whales, dolphins and other wildlife as you paddle through the remote and breathtaking coastal scenery.

River kayaking in a white water boat is equally memorable and gives you a unique vantage point for admiring the riverside. Book a lesson to learn how to navigate white water safely and hone your skills.

Paddling in an open canoe will take you back to a time before roads when the best way to get around Scotland was by water. Of course, we’ve got roads now – lots of them – but all the more reason to get away from them with a canoeing trip through some of Scotland’s wildest and most beautiful landscapes.

Want to try something new, how about Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)? Quite simply, it involves standing on a board (called a SUP-board) and using a paddle to propel yourself along.

Source to Sea Canoe Adventures

Here at Source To Sea we provide some of the best guided canoe trips in Scotland to suit everyone. We are based on the beautiful Loch Sunart which...
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In Your Element

In Your Element offer amazing outdoor experiences across Scotland. Guided activities With high quality equipment and experienced, local instructors...
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Stravaigin Sailing

Located on Scotland’s west coast, in the heart of world class cruising grounds, Stravaigin Sailing offers high quality and inspiring sailing trips...
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Otter Adventures

Otter Adventures is a small, friendly business offering bespoke adventures in a stunning part of the West Coast of Scotland off the main tourist tr...
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Glenmore Lodge

Glenmore Lodge in located in the Cairngorms and is the Scottish National Outdoor Training Centre for outdoor activity courses and holidays all year...
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Emmaus Adventure

We are a small specialist activity guiding and education company. Through our packrafting and walking guided trips or skills courses we enable peop...
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Beyond Adventure

Established in 1998, Beyond Adventure has been a leader in paddlesports instruction, expeditions and guiding.  We are passionate and professional a...
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Wilderness Scotland

Wilderness Scotland is an award-winning adventure travel and ecotourism company. We specialise in offering an inspiring range of guided, self-guide...
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Wildwood Bushcraft

Wildwood Bushcraft is an ecologist-led wilderness survival school, established in 2005. Based in Moidart, 35 miles west of Fort William, we offer c...
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Craggan Outdoors

Craggan Outdoors is based at Grantown-on-Spey on beautiful Speyside in the Cairngorms National Park. We are the ‘Active Heart of the Cairngorms’ &a...
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Primal Adventures

Primal Adventures offers immersive, luxury experiences across the most remote and beautiful areas of Scotland. Surrounded by stunning coastlines, b...
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ACE Adventures & Hideaways

Tucked away in the Findhorn Valley, you’ll find camping and glamping hideaway spots to suit couples, families or groups of friends, and a whole hos...
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