canoe - Up to 8 people
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Great Glen Canoe Trail

Highland Council

This is a trip of stunning paddling and picture perfect campsites giving us the opportunity to travel along one of Scotland's most famous Glens.


Starting on the west coast just outside Fort William we traverse the country using the gentle, sheltered water of the Caledonian Canal, which links together the lochs of Lochy, Oich and the formidable Loch Ness.


Trip planning made easy!


We know that when you're on a trip you don't want to worry about logistics, so we've taken care of everything! 

Where there's a shuttle needed we'll take care of it, and when it comes to food we've a mouth watering menu put together, so all you have to worry about is enjoying it. 


Our fleet of Hōu Canoes are available for you to use either paddling solo or with another member of the team, if you have your own boat feel free to bring it along and we'll discount your trip appropriately.


During most of our trips, there are opportunities to gain your British Canoeing Multi Day Touring, Open Water Touring or Canoe Progressive award, (for a small additional cost). 

What to bring

What you need to bring with you:

  1. Clothing for paddling
  2. Full waterproofs
  3. Outdoor clothing you don't mind getting smelly and a wee bit damp in
  4. Shoes for being on the water (trainers or boots you don't mind getting wet, or wellies. We do not recommend thin wetsuit boots for this trip as there is some walking to be done.)
  5. Clothing for in camp
  6. Dry clothes for around camp
  7. Dry shoes
  8. Sleeping system
  9. Sleeping bag
  10. Sleep matt
  11. Thermals to sleep in



Requirements

This is a novice level trip, you should be comfortable being outside for the duration of the trip.

Your paddling skills don't need to be excellent but we do recommend you've been on the water before coming on the trip.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Fort William to Gairlochy

Day 2 - Gairlochy to Laggan

Day 3 - Laggan to Fort Augustus

Day 4 - Fort Augustus to Foyers

Day 5 - Foyers to Inverness


*This is our ideal itinerary however it may change when we're on the go as we'll work with the weather and pick campsites best suited to us each day.



Group discount available


£560 per person

Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Apr
09:30 - 12:30 every day · 4 spaces left
Mon 19th - Fri 23rd Sep
09:30 - 12:30 every day · 4 spaces left

Add-ons


Cancellations

Rigid: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 5 days prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 5 days prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity still takes place, you will not be eligible for a refund.

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Where we'll meet

Keep an eye out for our van and trailer when you arrive in the car park.

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