Welcome to Explore Highland
Explore Highland offer’s bespoke canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding experiences in the Scottish Highlands.
Based in Inverness, Explore Highland run by Donald Macpherson offers a wide range of paddle sport activities for all ages, fitness levels and abilities. Paddling throughout the year Explore Highland services include boat & equipment hire, guided half, day and multi-day trips, plus able to deliver national governing body qualifications and skills courses.
Always aiming to offer a personal paddling experience, Donald is known as the local paddling expert and ambassador of the sport. Offering his professional services, ensuring you get the most out of your paddling adventure. The Highlands are renowned for its stunning landscape, scenery & wildlife which is just waiting for you to explore with our great kit.
The 2020 touring fleet will include;
- Hou 16′ Prospector canoes x4 (for hire & guided bookings use)
- Venture 16′ Prospector canoes x2 (for hire & guided bookings use)
- Wavesport Horizon Tandem kayaks x4 (for guided/coached booking only)
- Red Paddle Co 2019/2020 Voyager 12’6 paddleboards x6 (for guided/coached bookings only)
Donald is available to coach other activities with his own personal fleet;
- Wenonah 15′ Prospector Royalex/Oak canoe
- P&H Cetus MV Kevlar custom sea kayak
- Red Paddle Co 2020 12’6 Voyager paddleboard
- Red Paddle Co 2019 9’6 Wild white water paddleboard
- Wavesport Diesel 80 whitewater kayak
- Wavesport Ethos 10 Touring/whitewater crossover kayak
Come paddle with Donald and explore the Scottish Highlands are first hand!