Booking Diary

Donald’s booking diary is updated on a regular basis during the season with paddlesport activities as demand requires.

For all planned activities you can booking/make payment online via Stripe. For all half-day & full-day activities, bookings close 48 hrs prior to the trip, or when an activity becomes fully booked. For multi-day activities, bookings close a minimum of a week in advance. This is to allow kit preparation and confirmation time.

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  Canoe Activities Open Canoe  Sea Kayak Activities Sea Kayak  Kayak Activities White Water Kayak  Stand Up Paddleboard Activities Paddleboarding  Private Bookings Private Booking

Guided SUP Trip

26/05/2022
6:00 pm

Beginner Paddleboarding

16/06/2022
6:00 pm

Paddle Loch Ness

18/06/2022
10:00 am

Guided SUP River Trip

23/06/2022
6:00 pm

Beginner Paddleboarding

07/07/2022
6:00 pm

Paddle Loch Ness

09/07/2022
10:00 am

Great Glen Canoe Trail Adventure - July 2022

11/07/2022
12:00 pm

Guided SUP Trip

28/07/2022
6:00 pm

Canoe Loch Maree

30/07/2022
11:00 am

Beginner Paddleboarding

04/08/2022
6:00 pm

SUP the Great Glen - Aug 2022

08/08/2022
12:00 pm

SUP Skills - West Coast Adventure

20/08/2022
10:00 am

Guided SUP River Trip

25/08/2022
6:00 pm

River Spey Canoe Adventure - Oct 2022

14/10/2022
10:00 am

Paddle Aigas Gorge

26/10/2022
10:00 am

Private Group Bookings

If you wish to make a private paddle sports booking, please see follow the simple steps below.

Book Your Private Guided Adventure

You can book your private guided adventure in two easy steps.

Step 1 – Please complete the provisional private group booking request form below.

    Full Name (group organiser)

    Email Address

    UK Mobile Number or Whatsapp no. if outwith UK

    Paddlesports service required

    Paddling Activity/Adventure/Location

    Preferred paddlesport craft for booking

    Requested date of booking (or day 1 of a multiday trip)

    Duration of requested paddlesport activity

    No. of Adults in group (18+)

    No. of teenagers in group (12-18yo)

    No. of children in group (6-11yo)

    Any additional Comments regarding group booking

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    Once the form has been received and reviewed, Donald will get back in touch by email to accept or decline the provisional booking request.

    Step 2 – If your provisional booking is accepted, additional information (Private Group Booking Form) is needed, with the completed forms returned within 48 hours.

    Please Note – A minimum of two weeks notice is required to turn around emails, forms, create booking/invoice and allocate resources around other prebooked coached/guided activities. Four to six weeks notice is required for multiday guided activities.

    Booking your Canoe Hire & Shuttle Service

    You can book your canoe hire in two easy steps.

    Step 1 – Please complete the provisional canoe hire & shuttle request form below.

      Your Name (required field)

      Email Address (required field)

      UK Mobile No. or Whatsapp no. if outside UK (required field)

      Have your read and understood the canoe hire sections listed above?

      Are you and all group members competent experienced paddlers in the environment/river grade you plan to canoe, and have all participants received canoe safety & rescue skills/training within said river grade/environment?

      Number of 16' tandem open canoes required?

      Number of 16' solo outfitted open canoes required?

      Where would you like the canoe(s) drop off at your starting point?

      Date/Time you require the canoe(s) dropped off?

      Where is your planned finish point where you need the canoe(s) collected from?

      Date/Time you required the canoe(s ) collected?

      Please note any additional comments relating to your hire and shuttle service!

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      Once the form has been received and reviewed, Donald will get back in touch by email to accept or decline the provisional booking request.

      Step 2 – If your provisional booking is accepted, additional information (Hire & Shuttle Booking Form along with your Canoe Kit List and if required the Additional Kit List) is needed, with completed forms returned within 48 hrs. All forms should be forwarded to Donald at info@explorehighland.com

      Please Note – A minimum of two weeks notice is required to turn around emails, forms, create booking/invoice and allocate resources around other prebooked coached/guided activities.

      More information available on the Canoe Hire page.

      Booking your Paddleboard Hire

      You can book your paddleboard hire in two easy steps.

      Step 1 – Please complete the provisional paddleboard hire request form below.

        Your Name (required field)

        Email Address (required field)

        UK Mobile No. or Whatsapp no. if outside UK (required field)

        Have your read and understood the paddleboard hire sections?

        Are you and all group members competent experienced paddlers in the environment you plan to paddleboard, and have all participants received paddleboard safety & rescue skills/training within said environment?

        Number of Freshwater Bay 10'6 All-rounder paddleboard kits required?

        Number of Freshwater Bay 11'5 Tourer paddleboard kits required?

        Number of Red Paddle Co Ride 10'6 paddleboard kits required?

        If not collection from the Inverness Workshop, where would you like the paddleboards dropped off??

        Date/Time you require the paddleboards from?

        Would you be returning the paddleboards to the Inverness Workshop or will they need collected?

        Date/Time you require to return or have the paddleboards collected?

        Please note any additional comments relating to your paddleboard hire!

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        Once the form has been received and reviewed, Donald will get back in touch by email to accept or decline the provisional booking request.

        Step 2 – If your provisional booking is accepted, additional information (Hire & Shuttle Booking Form along with your Paddleboard Kit List and if required the Additional Kit List) is needed, with completed forms returned within 48 hrs. All forms should be forwarded to Donald at info@explorehighland.com

        Please Note – A minimum of two weeks notice is required to turn around emails, forms, create booking/invoice and allocate resources around other prebooked coached/guided activities.