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OPEN CANOE HOLIDAYS
GUIDED CANOE TRIP ON LOCH MAREE
North West Highlands
Leisurely - 3
Min: 4 Max: 8
As you can see from the photo above Loch Maree is of sheer beauty, the longest freshwater loch in Scotland that hasn't been impacted by us, humans. It has a total of 66 islands to explore with a pair of nesting sea eagles which can be spotted as you paddle down the loch if we're lucky. The surrounding area is steeped in history and folklore, and it doesn't take long to understand why this area is a delightful favourite.
Highlights for Guided Canoe trip on Loch Maree
Learn how to paddle the traditional style open canoe
Paddle across the longest non-human impacted freshwater Loch in Scotland
Paddle through some exciting but easy white water
Explore some of the 66 islands, inc Isle Maree where there is a real life money tree
Have a chance to see a white-tailed Sea Eagle in its natural surroundings
✓ Highly experienced & qualified guide
✓ On-course transport
✓ Buoyancy aids, helmets
✓ Canoes & paddles
✓ Waterproof storage, 60ltr barrels per person
✓ Fresh food, from first lunch till lunch on the last day
✓ Camping stoves, tea, coffe etc
✓ Inflatable camping mats
✓ Tents 2 or 3 man
✓ Group shelter
✓ First Aid kit
✓ Photos from your adventure
What's not Included?
✗ Trip Insurance
✗ Personal expenses
✗ Any meals/drinks in restaurants
What do I need to bring?
Waterproofs, top and bottoms
Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable)
Spare shoes to get wet plus dry shoes for camp
Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. We recommend Gore-tex or similar
Spare insulating layer
Hat & gloves
Sleeping bag, 3 season
Spare insulating layer for camp
Spare set of clothes x 2
Some large zip-lock bags to keep your clothes and equipment organised
Head torch, plus spare batteries
Water bottle or flask
Midge net and/or cream (smidge)
Camping foldable chair (optional)
Inflatable pillow (optional)
Ear plugs (optional)
Sunglasses and sun cream (you just never know!)
What else can we provide?
Pick up & drop-offs (Inverness train station is common)
Accommodation can be arranged for the evening before and after the trip.
Dates & Prices
Group booking are now even simpler, you can book with just a name, email address and contact number, fill out the group details at a later date.
We offer private guiding and instruction on all of our courses. You can either book here or if it's for an expedition then please contact us for a quote.
Our passion is delivering a world class experience, we are here to help you explore beyond the guidebooks whilst achieving your goals and ambitions.
If you have any questions, get in touch with the team and we'll be happy to help.
Available for new bookings
We still have spaces on our 5 day courses, click the link to check the dates.
We don't have any available dates for this trip at the moment, but if you would like to register some interest then fill out your details and we will notify you if any spaces become available.
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Due to the variety of weather conditions encountered in Scotland this course is run with a conditions based approach, meaning that your instructor/guide will use the best of conditions to maximise safety, your learning and overall experience throughout your trip. Below is a sample itinerary.
Check out the 360 degree views by dragging and dropping the figure icon on the righthand side of the map. The map below is to provide a rough representation of the outlined trip.
Here are our selection of establishments we recommend for the area that your trip will be based. Unfortunately we don't provide this as an addition to your course, it will be booked separately by the attendee. We are here to help with any questions or queries you may have about booking accommodation. You can contact us here or email the establishment directly below.
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Need some extra help?
The team here at SRW can tailor a trip to suit your time and budget for as little as £300pd for private tuition/guiding, this includes all technical equipment. If your part of a group we can chat through options & prices. We're here to help you book the trip of a lifetime! Drop us an email or call us