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 2021 fleet will include;
- Hou 16′ Prospector tandem canoes x5 (for hire bookings)
- Wenonah 16′ Prospector Royalex tandem canoes x3 for guided/coached bookings only)
- Wavesport Horizon Tandem kayaks x4 (for guided/coached bookings only)
- Freshwater Bay all-rounder 10’6 & touring 11’5 boards x4 (for hire bookings)
- Red Paddle Co 2021 Voyager 12’6 & 13’2 boards x7 (for guided/coached bookings only)
- Red Paddle Co 2021 Wild White Water boards x2 (for guided/coached bookings only)
- Wavesport Diesel Kayak 60’s, 70’s & 80’s x6 (for guided/coached bookings only)
Donald is available to coach other activities with his own personal fleet;
- Wenonah 15′ Prospector Royalex canoe
- P&H Cetus MV Kevlar custom sea kayak
- Red Paddle Co 2021 12’6 Voyager board
- Wavesport Ethos 10 touring/crossover kayak
Come paddle with Donald and explore the Scottish Highlands are first hand!