Whitewater Kayak Coaching

Throughout the year, Explore Highland offer local and visiting whitewater kayakers local professional river coaching & guiding services.

Based in the Capital of the Highlands, we are spoilt for choice. Scotland boasts over 300 whitewater rivers within the SCA Scottish White Water Guidebook. Many of which are within easy drive from Inverness for day trips.

Check out Where’s the Water page to see the current river levels.

Full Day Whitewater Kayak Coaching

Possible river paddling options include;

Inverness Area

  • River Ness – Grade 1/2, (15 mins drive)
  • River Spey – Grade 1/2, (40mins drive)
  • River Oich – Grade 1/2, (40mins drive)
  • River Findhorn – Grade 2-5, (45 mins drive)
  • River Feshie – Grade 2-4, (45 mins drive)
  • River Pattack – Grade 3, (55 mins drive)
  • River Averon – Grade 3/4, (40 mins drive)

Travel time quoted driving from Inverness.

Ft William Area

  • River Spean – Grade 2-5, (15 mins drive)
  • River Roy – Grade 3-5, (25 mins drive)
  • River Arkaig – Grade 2-4, (30 mins drive)
  • River Etive – 
  • River Orchy –

Travel time quoted driving from Fort William.

Dam Release Rivers

  • River Garry – Dam Release (normally Thursdays during Summer)
  • River Moriston – Dam Release (normally Tuesdays during Summer)
  • River Meig – Dam Release (normally Thursdays during Summer)
  • River Tummel – Dam Release (normally Friday/Saturdays during Summer)

Check out Water Releases webpage to see planned SSE future releases.

Multi-day Whitewater Kayaking Weekends

  • Improver Skills Weekend
  • Intermediate Skills Weekend
  • Advanced Skills Weekend
  • Perthsire Rivers Weekend
  • Lochaber Skills Weekend

Booking Your Whitewater Kayaking

We have the local knowledge and contacts within the Highlands.

Why not forward a private group booking request form and once your full plans are known, a quote can be supplied!