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Explore Highland

Clachnaharry Road | Clachnaharry Works Lock, Inverness IV3 8RA, Scotland
+44 1463 715929
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Amazing canoe experience on Loch Ness

Myself and 5 other friends took part in a great Sunday afternoon canoeing experience with our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
silvergrin
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Cold Warwickshire
Paddle Loch Ness With a Pro

I paddled Loch Ness with Donald on a Sunday Afternoon and it was amazing! I even showed up at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary F
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Newark, Illinois
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Here at Explore Highland, we love the great outdoors.Based centrally in the Capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, wildlife, but best of all, a plentiful supply of water for open canoeing, river kayaking or sea kayaking.When you join us on a guided adventure or hire a boat for your own adventure, we will ensure that your time in the Highlands is truely memorable.We may be bias, but we feel that there is no better location in the world to explore.
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Clachnaharry Road | Clachnaharry Works Lock, Inverness IV3 8RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and 5 other friends took part in a great Sunday afternoon canoeing experience with our superb guide, Donald. Couldn't have asked for anything better - the weather was amazing and the views were outstanding. Everyone fully enjoyed themselves and we were all gutted when...More

Thank silvergrin
Donald M, Owner at Explore Highland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your time out on the water. And hope the curry was great! Regards Donald Explore Highland

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paddled Loch Ness with Donald on a Sunday Afternoon and it was amazing! I even showed up at the wrong place to start the day but Donald also happened to be there and had me jump in his vehicle and took me to the...More

Thank Gary F
Donald M, Owner at Explore Highland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gary, Thanks for leaving some feedback. It was great paddling with you and what a shame you paddling partner in crime lent a little too far :-) You can always say it was a freak wave created possibly by Nessie. Glad you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very late by the time we reached the spot. We booked kayaking with Donald between 10 and 1PM. Due to car problem we were not able to make it on time. But, Donald was outstanding and was happy to accommodate us until 2.15...More

Thank Sivakumar C
Donald M, Owner at Explore Highland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. It was a joy to paddle with you all. Hope you had a safe journey back down to Southampton. Regards Donald Macpherson Explore Highland

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My family hired wet suits after Christmas to go paddle boarding , I was amazed at the quality of suits for hire and Donald made sure we all had the correct fit , he is a really helpful guy, and if your coming up to...More

Thank Hazel P
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Donald was so helpful and enthusiastic. We had a fantastic adventure, learned some skills and had the most delicious cup of tea and biscuits river side, while the sun began to dip behind the autumn trees. Would highly recommend Explore Highlands

Thank Joseb37
Reviewed 20 October 2016

2 of us canoed the Great Glen over 4 days, wild camping each night from West to East coast. We hired a canoe and kit from Explore Highland who also shuttled us to the start point. All equipment was top notch and well thought out....More

Thank Marcusknowle
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My sister and I had an amazing half day Kayak trek with Donald! It was a blast! Donald is so full of knowledge and so giving of his passion for the area and for the sport. Definitely a must for people visiting the Loch!

Thank annagillette7
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Whenever someone asks my kids what they liked best about their visit to Scotland, they all say it was the paddle trip to Loch Ness by Explore Highlands. We visited Scotland in late July, 2016 from the U.S. and took the evening kayak trip to...More

Thank johnfish04
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I did the evening Loch Ness kayak and it was a real highlight of my short break in Inverness. The standard of the equipment provided was great and Donald enthusiastically provides some first class tuition for participants. Conditions were near perfect as we paddled our...More

Thank venusScotland
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Donald organised a day Kayaking trip for us at short notice and despite the rain we all had the best time. He explained everything really well, providing detailed tips and guidance on how to watch the currents in the river. Plus we saw an Osprey!...More

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