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Paddle Lochaber - Sea Kayaking

Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish PH49 4HL, Scotland
01855 340123
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Qualified local guides will introduce you to Lochaber's fantastic coastline and abundance of wildlife. We offer half, full and multi day trips for... more » Owner description: Qualified local guides will introduce you to Lochaber's fantastic coastline and abundance of wildlife. We offer half, full and multi day trips for all abilities. No experience is necessary and we supply all the specialist equipment you will need to have fun whilst being safe and comfortable on the water.Activities include:Sea Kayaking- Join us for a sea kayaking adventure! Inuit style single kayaks, ideal for exploring Lochaber’s fantastic coastline, history and wildlife. A half or full day introduction to sea kayaking is ideal for anyone wanting to try sea kayaking for the first time. Intermediate and Improver options are available for those with existing experience who would like to develop existing skills or simply get out and explore in the company of a qualified guide. Sit on Top Kayaking-Fun for all the family! These wide stable boats are ideal for families, taking 2-3 people. We’ll introduce you to paddling with some fun activities before setting off to explore.Gift Vouchers are available. Please enquire about individual and group rates or BCU courses.Please visit our website for more information and to book your adventure! Booking essential.About us- Paddle Lochaber is a specialist Sea Kayak guiding and coaching provider. We are based in the village of Ballachulish, just south of Fort William, with easy access to some of the finest sea kayaking the West Coast of Scotland has to offer. All our instructors are friendly, knowledgeable and experienced coaches who hold appropriate British Canoe Union coaching qualifications. Paddle Lochaber is a BCU Approved Paddlesport Provider. « less
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great 4 days, just what we wanted. a little instruction and advice justo make some improvements and life easier. more advice whenever we asked. Lots of varied paddling and exploring. mark was keen to tailor the trip to what we wanted.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The sun was shining, customer service was excellent, tour informative, equipment up to date, price reasonable and landscape stunning.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a wonderful experience, spending a half day on a kayak on Loch Leven in glorious sunny weather, capturing views of the surrounding landscapes that you just won't see unless your out on the water. We're regular visitors to the area mostly for the hill-walking and the spectacular scenery, but to see it from a different perspective was fantastic. Mark,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Having mentioned to some friends that I would like to try sea Kayaking, I received a voucher for my 70th birthday and was able to use it while I stayed at Invercoe campsite last week. It was a really great experience and one I would recommend to anyone of any age who would like to try it. Mark was attentive... More

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Dundonald, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a great half day out with Mark, weather was wonderful, scenery even better and Mark was a great instructor , very informative about local area and history. I would certainly recommend this to anyone going to the Glencoe area looking for something to do. Mike S.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had a superb family sea kayaking session with Mike. Very well organised, friendly and knowledgable. Really made an effort to keep everyone happy. The kids (7 and 10) loved it, as did the adults - a great way to see Loch Leven and the surrounding hills from a new viewpoint. Highly recommended and worth every penny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a brilliant half day kayaking with Mark. The scenery is beautiful! It was very well organised and informative. He pitched it at just the right level for us, so it was a really fun thing to do. Would really recommend. Thanks again. Dawn and Derek, Edinburgh

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a great weekend with Paddle Lochaber in Glencoe. The weather was fantastic, the tuition was excellent (Mark is very patient and adapts to the groups needs and wishes), a really nice group of people to paddle with and eating lunch on a deserted Island (except for the seagulls) was definitely a highlight! Would love to come back for... More

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had a wonderful afternoon trying Stand Up Paddling. Although we were complete beginners we were quickly up on the boards and paddling round the small islands in the loch, with some of the most spectacular scenery in the country as a backdrop. Our instructor was very encouraging and knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed the day.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My friend and I booked a half day course last minute during the Easter break. The instructor, Mark, was approachable, professional and tailored the experience perfectly to our level of experience. He was very knowledgeable about the local area and the wildlife on the loch, making it stand out from other actives that we took part in whilst away. He... More

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