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About Active Highs
Active Highs are an outdoor activity and adventure sports company near Fort William "The Outdoor Capital of the UK" and Fort Augustus near Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. We have a great range of activities available and cater for families, groups, couples, individuals & groups. We offer some of the best activities that you will find in the U.K. including white water rafting, scenic river rafting trips, canyoning, gorge walking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing. Our centre is based near Loch Oich which is part of the Caledonian Canal and Great Glen Canoe Trail, ideally placed for taking part in water sports. Our white water rafting takes place weekly on a dam release river giving us guaranteed river levels, fantastic rapids and exhilarating white water rafting.
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A white water rafting trip on the River Garry offers the best guaranteed trip in the U.K. due to the regular scheduled dam releases of water. The River is great for all experience levels from adventurous families to hardened adrenaline junkies. The river is set in a beautiful Highland Glen surrounded by forest and easily accessible for visitors staying in the Highland area.

The white water section is that good that we also run it twice!
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Experience a half day kayak trip in the Great Glen with one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Visit castle ruins, places of historical interest such as "The Well of the Seven Heads" and immerse yourself in the surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.
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from $69.84
This half day canyoning trip is one of the most fun activities available in the area and is set in stunning surroundings. Stunning waterfalls, otherwise inaccessible canyon, pine forest and stunning views of Loch Laggan.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank you so much to Conner and Fraser for an unforgettable white water rafting trip last weekend. We’re a family group who gathered from across the UK to celebrate my Mum’s 60th birthday. Active Highs did us proud from start to finish, and the guys...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KayEllePee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gav and Connor made our day unbelievable. As first time rafters, we felt well informed of safety procedures, dressed properly and had and absolute BLAST on the river. It was, by far, one of the best things we have ever done on our holidays. Well...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Amy H
connermack, Manager at Active Highs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy, Glad you enjoyed the trip with Gav and myself. I will make sure Gav see's you review as well. Was an eventfull trip and am happy you liked your experience. You are more than welcome to come back anytime. Thanks Conner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 of us went canyonning and what a thrilling experience. If you are a bit wary or nervous of doing it, be brave as it makes you feel alive. There are natural water slides, jumps off cliff edges (if you're feeling extreme) natural (steep) rock...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EAP8181
connermack, Manager at Active Highs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Guys, I am glad you enjoyed your trip and it was great just having the 2 of you on the session. Feel free to come back anytime we are more than happy to have you back. Is great to hear it is better than...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s one thing to be proficient at what you do. It’s another to empathise with your customers and give them confidence to enjoy themselves. I’m a sports coach and I know when guides and instructors are doing it well. These guys are 10 out of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank simonlevert
Reviewed August 16, 2019

Thanks to Andy and the team, a superb afternoon messing about on the water. Very professionally delivered and with good humour. Admin a wee bit loose; 23 of us waiting at the start point on time with no sign of any staff. Turned up 10...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dad37_62
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

We weren't sure whether to pick this or rafting but glad we chose this. Wonderful trip with interesting, knowledgeable guides (Fraser and Connor I think - apologies if I have names wrong) who made sure everyone enjoyed themselves and set the perfect pace for the...More

Thank L34KCcaroliner
Reviewed August 4, 2019

What can I say?! Our two teenagers spent four days with Active Highs whilst we were up on holiday, doing Funyakking, Canyonning, Abseiling and Rock Climbing and then topped off with White Water Rafting. They had a fantastic time and everything was perfect from start...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Liz5790
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

This was such a good day! Plenty of thrills and felt very safe!! Would definitely come again if I came back here for a break!

Thank lauraraymond1993
Reviewed August 2, 2019

My husband's son and his friend came to visit us in the Highlands for 4 days. Out of a very active 4 days, this was the most exciting and thrilling experience, we even stopped for a short swim in the river. The guides were all...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chrissie_Bees
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Fantastic fun, by a well-organised and sorted bunch. I took myself and three 11-year old boys as part of a week-long activity holiday in the Highlands and everyone agreed it was the highlight of our amazing trip.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ZoeLewes
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