Canoe South Loch Ness 1200×350
Tandem Sea Kayak Kessock Bridge 1200×350
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Tandem Sea Kayak at Fort Augustus 1200×350
Red SUP Loch Ness 1 1200×350
Hou Canoe at Old Bridge Inn Launch 1200×350
Tandem Kayak Cromarty 3 1200×350
Red SUP Scourie Rock Hopping 1200×350

2019 Hire Price List

There’s no better time to book your 2019 paddling adventure than now because hire & shuttle prices are remaining the same til 31st March 2019. In fact, the price has not changed in the last two years, and if you book before the start of the season, you only pay the 2017/18 price.

Explore Highland hire boats […]

By |November 17th, 2018|news|Comments Off on 2019 Hire Price List

Competition Time Folks

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a wee competition but it’s only seven weeks till Christmas, and I thought it would be nice to share the goodwill!


The main prize is this lovely embroidered Quadra SLX 25 Litre Waterproof Backpack from our friends at Highland Embroidery.

100% Waterproof tough PVC tarpaulin
Secure roll-top and clip […]

By |November 6th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Competition Time Folks

2019 Paddling Activites

That’s the start of the 2019 planned paddling activities being added to the online diary.

These include;

River Spey canoeing adventures
Great Glen Canoe Trail guided trips
Stand up paddling guiding around the Isle of Skye
Paddle Loch Ness half day trips

Book before 31st December 2018 and benefit from the Early Bird 15% booking discount. Don’t […]

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Come & Try Paddling Sessions

Looking at getting into paddle…… Explore Highland is here to help.

Every year we offer a number of “Come & Try” sessions to introduce locals to the fun of paddling. 2018 is no different and three dates are already set for those who are looking at hitting the Summer season running. 

Three evenings in late March have […]

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Quality over Quantity for Explore Highland Clients

Explore Highland’s mission has always been about providing a quality paddling experience;

introduce more people to the fun and excitement of a quality paddling experience,
encourage people to discover the beauty & wildlife of the Scottish Highlands through paddlesports,
develop paddlers skills and experiences through quality trips, courses & guided adventure holidays,

2018 is going to […]

By |January 15th, 2018|news|Comments Off on Quality over Quantity for Explore Highland Clients

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Folks!
As much as I’d love to give all my Explore Highland’s clients, friends and followers a little something something this Christmas, with a little over ten thousand social media followers, it might take a whole season to plan, wrap and post them out. So instead I’m running this wee Christmas competition.


So what is […]

By |December 25th, 2017|news|Comments Off on Merry Christmas

2018 Adventure Holidays

Looking for some adventure… the Scottish Highlands never disappoint.

No matter if it’s just a wee adventure taster, guided multi day adventure or a full on self-guided adventure, Explore Highland is here to help.
2018 Paddling Trips & Courses
For a wee taster, you can join Donald out on either Paddle Loch Ness or Paddle Aigas Gorge. Both […]

By |November 8th, 2017|news|Comments Off on 2018 Adventure Holidays

2018 Great Glen Special Offers

Planning on taking on the Great Glen Canoe Trail in 2018? Here’s two special offers for you!
Offer 1 – 2017 Price in 2018 Special Offer
Book your 2018 Great Glen shuttle & hire before Friday 15th December 2017 and pay 2017 Shuttle Service & 2017 Canoe Hire prices!

Boat availability may be limited during some weeks to run […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|news|Comments Off on 2018 Great Glen Special Offers

Winter Paddling 2017

2017 has been another fab season with lots of great day paddling trips, multi day adventures and new expeditions. Not to mention getting nearly a thousand paddlers into boats. Not bad for a sole trading operation. But as I move into my off season (November 2017-March 2018), I’ll be taking lots of well deserved time […]

By |October 24th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Pic of the Day – Mar 17

Over March I completed the Great Glen Canoe Trail themed week, plus a highlighted a themed River Spey & Summer Isles sea kayaking week again with double photos everyday Monday to Friday.

Both of these great paddling adventures take you to places you’d never see by car, by foot or by bike. As the weather is […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|news|0 Comments