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Sea Kayaking around the Islands of Scotland

By Jason C. Moore | Water Sports

May 30
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Experience Sea Kayaking along the coast of Scotland, around islands and in rivers

While sea kayaking in Scotland, you can paddle along the mainland coastline or explore coves around the islands of Scotland, as Arran and Skye (where they make wonderful whiskey). When you are paddling look for otters and seals splashing in the water, and listen to the chatter of marine birds over your head as you pass the ruins of monasteries and castles.

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You can take a half day, full day and multiple day excursions. The types of trips vary, from kayaking in the ocean all day and camp one night, to spend the nights in local accommodation. When choosing a trip, ask about playing strength and stamina required for more advanced tours. You are not an experienced paddler? Many operators will spend part of a trip the first day will give you instructions.

Where to Find kayak tours in Scotland

If you want to explore the islands of Scotland, look at the visit Arran, one hour by boat in the Firth of Clyde from the mainland. Arran Adventure Company will arrange everything from kayaking and abseiling to mountain biking and gorge walking.

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Wilderness Scotland is an award winning adventure travel and Ecotourism Company that specializes in small group adventure holidays in the Scottish Highlands and the Islands.

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Canoeing on Scotland’s lakes and rivers

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Canoeing is popular on lakes and the rivers flowing through the astonishingly beautiful Scottish Highlands, as well as around some of the Scottish Islands. In many of the Great Lakes, from Loch Tay to Loch Lomond and Loch Ness, you can rent a canoe for a few hours or a day. Companies such as Wilderness Scotland, also offers multi-day canoe trips on the rivers. Find out how, visit Canoeing in Scotland.

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