Introduction to Stand Up Paddling (2.5 hours)



Learn how to stand up paddle board with expert coaching and great kit on the Caledonian Canal in Inverness. Session suitable for complete beginners or those needing a refresher course.

We supply: 

  • 2.5 hours of SUP coaching
  • variety of SUP boards and paddles to try
  • tea/coffee at course briefing and at debrief
  • copies of photos taken by your guide during the trip
  • Wetsuits are available if required

What you need to bring: During this session we will offer advice to try keeping your on the board, however it may be likely you do fall off. We recommend bring along;

  • legging, shorts n t-shirt may be appropriate. Wetsuit or drysuit can also be worn if preferred
  • a waterproof jacket
  • a hat or cap to keep warm/sun out of your eyes
  • old footwear/trainers that you don't mind getting wet/splashed
  • towel and complete change of clothes for afterwards (or in case you take an accidental swim)

Group Size: Min 3/Max 6 (Bookings closed a week before activity date. Should there not be sufficient numbers, you will be notified and issued a full refund)

Age: Suitable for adults only (18 years old or over)

Meeting Time: 9.15am for 9.30am

Meet Location: Explore Highland Office, Clachnaharry Works Lock, Inverness, IV3 8RA. Free parking and toilet available onsite

Finish Time: Approx. midday

Distance: N/A

Weather: Should the weather (wind) be unsuitable to stand up paddle on the canal, we may relocate to a more sheltered paddling location

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.