Equipment Hire

At Explore Highland we love outfitting individuals and groups to ensure you are fully equiped whether for a day or a week in the Scottish Highlands.

We offer paddlers only the best hire equipment so that you can truly enjoy your paddling experience, with a wide range of Vango tents to thee best Peak UK paddling kit.

The main camping & cooking hire equipment items available are listed below.

Included with kayak hireA river paddle, neoprene spray deck, buoyancy aid and helmet. Group leaders can also request a throw bag
Included with canoe hireA canoe paddle plus spare, buoyancy aid, a helmet, a bailer & sponge, a 60ltr dry back pack per person. For the Great Glen Canoe Trail we also include a folding portage trolley and a 60ltr barrel per canoe.
Included with sea kayak hireA two piece sea paddle, neoprene spray deck, a buoyancy aid and a sponge. For the Great Glen Canoe Trail we also include a sea kayak portage trolley. Group leaders can also request a bilge pump, 15m towline and a spare set of split paddles

Loch Ness wild camping

Looking down Loch Ness from inside a Vango Halo 200

Chargeable ExtrasDescriptionCost
Toilet KitIncludes a trowel, hand soap and tissue for when you need to go in the wild£10.00
Sailing KitsDownwind sailing kit includes a set of canoe poles and a down wind canoe sail£20.00
Vango Tempest 200 TentSmall two person tent£30.00
Vango Halo 200Medium two person dome tent£35.00
Vango Omega 250Large two person tunnel tent£40.00
Stove setStove, wind shield plus C500 gas canister£15.00
Additional Gas CanisterC500 Coleman Gas£8.00
Cooking SetPan/kettle set plus basic cooking utensils Suitable for two!£10.00
Eating SetCup, bowl, plate & cuttlery per person£5.00
Water Carrier10l water carrier for multiday trips£5.00

Please add your cooking & camping equipment requirements to your boat hire enquire form. Use the additional comments section at the bottom of each hire boat page. We can then include this