Explore Highland Price Guide

Explore Highland offers a large number of services to paddlers. Below are a list of the main activities on offer and the current prices for the 2022 season.

Beginner Session (2 hours)

Adults – £35pp*

Accompanied Under 18’s – 14-17 year old, £30pp,

*Based on the minimum of four per group

Half-Day/Evening Paddles

Adults – £55pp*

Accompanied Under 18’s – 14-17 year old, £45pp, 8-13 year old, £40pp*

*Based on the minimum of three adults or family of four per trip

Full-Day Courses

Adults – £90pp*

* Based on the minimum of three adults.

These activities are advertised and bookable via the Booking Diary page.

Half-Day Private Group Paddles

Timing options include 0900-1230/1330-1700/1800-2130

Start from £240.00, based on four adults

Full-Day Private Group Paddles

Start from £320.00, based on the minimum of four adults.

Book Your Private Group Paddle Experience

You can book your Private Group Paddle Experience in three 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.

    Great Glen Canoe Trail – Includes 5-days guiding, canoe hire, camping equipment & shuttle – £500pp*

    River Spey Canoe Expedition – Includes 3/4-days guiding, canoe hire, camping equipment & two shuttles – £325-440pp*

    Explore the Summer Isles/Explore Skye – Includes 3/5-days guiding, sea kayak hire, camping equipment & transport – £325-550pp*

    Explore Knoydart – Includes 3/5-days guiding, sea kayak hire, camping equipment & transport – £325-550pp*

    Explore the Outer Hebrides – Includes 5-days guiding, sea kayak hire, camping equipment, transport & ferry charges – £600pp*

    Paddle Loch Ness in a day – Includes full long day guiding, tandem kayak hire, and shuttle – £100pp*

    SUP Skye – Includes 3-days guiding, sup board hire, camping equipment, and transport – £325pp*

    SUP Loch Ness – Includes 2 days guiding, sup board hire, camping equipment, and shuttle – £225pp*

    * Prices based on a minimum of four adults.

    Book Your Multiday Guided Adventure Holiday

    You can book your Multiday Paddling Adventure in three 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.

      Canoe hire costs and associated kit hire charges are all listed on the Canoe Hire page.

      Paddleboard hire costs and associated kit hire charges are all listed on the Paddleboard Hire page.

      Sea kayaks, river kayaks and sit on top kayaks are NO longer available for hire. Please enquire about a guided trip!

      All Great Glen shuttle service prices are listed on the Great Glen Shuttle Service page.

      Bespoke shuttle service costs are based on mileage from Explore Highland office, the requirement for a trailer, and driver hours required. Please complete a canoe hire & shuttle request form to gain a quote.