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Kayaking in the mist on Loch Moidart
Canoeing through turquoise waters
Kayak approaching remote sandy beaches and rocky shorelines
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Kayking on Loch Sunart
Child enjoying a bespoke walk in ancient woodland
Canoeing on open seas with wide skies
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Escape to wild places

We specialise in short outdoor experiences through to bespoke multi-day adventures in a remote part of the West Coast of Scotland, including Loch Sunart, Loch Shiel and Ardnamurchan. Everything we do creates a unique experience for you that is much more than just an activity.

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Private adventure experiences

Our adventures are exclusive bookings so we can offer you the best experience possible. Our booking system shows prices as being 'per person' when the 'from' price is for UP TO TWO PEOPLE. Additional people are added at a smaller per person fee, and the booking system will update the total price accordingly, so please look at that.

We've now made all adventures exclusive and bespoke as we love helping you have an adventure at your level.

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Relax and connect with nature

Our guides know the best, and safest, places across Ardnamurchan to give you time to connect with nature and an adventure to remember.

With adventures for novices through to wild camping expeditions as well as family-friendly adventure holidays and luxurious adventure escapes, no matter whether you travel by canoe or kayak, on bike or on foot, a memorable adventure awaits you.

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Ethical and responsible

We seek to minimise our environmental impact, use equipment made in the UK where possible, or at least British companies, whilst also supporting our communities and local businesses.

Our range of adventures

Tasters

A perfect introduction in three hours

Our short adventures on and around the shelter of Loch Sunart provide opportunities for families, couples and novice adventurers to have a go and experience gentle adventure.

Open Canoe, Sea Kayak, Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) or Mountain Bike (MTB) with a qualified and experienced local guide.

Journeys

6 hours to reach remote locations

Journey through Ardnamurchan with the aim of spending time travelling by canoes or kayaks, on bike or foot.

Concerned about your ability? Then request a private booking for groups of four or more.

All you need to worry about is what to bring for lunch!

Experiences

A day exploring with locally‑sourced lunch

A day of slow adventures spent exploring remote shorelines, on and off the water. Your local guide will bring fresh locally‑sourced produce and cook you a lunch to remember.

These are private bookings (minimum two people) and will be tailored to your abilities, so you have time to relax, explore and create memories.

Escapes

Weekend wild camping experiences for all ages

Book your family onto an exclusive two-day wild camping staycation and let your guide take care of everything so you can concentrate on spending quality time with the people you love and create memories to last a lifetime.

Give your children memories to last a lifetime; they will thank you!

Explorers

Outstanding accommodation with adventure on your doorstep

Sleep in comfort at our bed & breakfast, Otterburn, where you'll help plan your exploration of the remotest parts of Ardnamurchan and the West Coast of Scotland. Each day will bring more learning, new locations to explore and incredible views to feast your eyes on.

You can also bring a paddling or non-paddling partner with you to share your room and evenings with.

Expeditions

Bespoke three‑ and five‑day adventures in wild places

Our flagship adventure is a circumnavigation of the Morvern Peninsula, but we offer novice adventurers a more bespoke and less demanding experience with shorter expeditions.

Responsible wild camping is integral to all adventures.

Personal Development

Coaching, mentoring and qualifications in adventure sports

We have something for most levels of adventurer - from novices developing skills through to the long-term development of aspirant coaches or multi-discipline paddlers and mountain bikers.

Paddle sports, mountain biking and hill walking, we can help push your skills and confidence on. We even have long-term mentoring options for adults and young athletes.

Hire

Experienced adventurers can hire equipment from us

If you have experience in a particular discipline and can look after yourself and your group, then you may hire open canoes, sea kayaks and paddle boards from us to use on Loch Sunart.

Mountain bikes can be hire locally and hire periods longer than one can be arranged if you contact us direct.

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