River Tay

River Tay Expedition

River Tay Expedition

RIVER TAY EXPEDITION

Green Course | Beginner
Riverside, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, PH15 2EB 01887 829 202

This is an opportunity to canoe the length of Scotland’s largest volume river, starting at the southern end of Loch Tay and paddling to where it meets the tidal estuary at Perth. 5 days and 4 nights in local hilltop accommodation exploring the River Tay, Scotland’s longest river and Loch Tay Perthshire’s largest loch situated in the heart of the country. Choose between the introductory and improver trip to give yourself the perfect canoeing holiday. The River Tay and Loch Tay provide the perfect canvas to improve your canoeing skills whilst exploring some of the most scenic countryside in the central highlands. Whether it is open water that interests you or if you want to start paddling in moving water and rapids these trips are perfect for the canoeist wanting to improve their skills amongst the stunning scenery of the central highlands.

Key Information

£695 / adult

£1390 / group

group of 2

beginner

5 days

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“RIVER TAY EXPEDITION”

This is an opportunity to canoe the length of Scotland’s largest volume river, starting at the southern end of Loch Tay and paddling to where it meets the tidal estuary at Perth. 5 days and 4 nights in local hilltop accommodation exploring the River Tay, Scotland’s longest river and Loch Tay Perthshire’s largest loch situated in the heart of the country. Choose between the introductory and improver trip to give yourself the perfect canoeing holiday. The River Tay and Loch Tay provide the perfect canvas to improve your canoeing skills whilst exploring some of the most scenic countryside in the central highlands. Whether it is open water that interests you or if you want to start paddling in moving water and rapids these trips are perfect for the canoeist wanting to improve their skills amongst the stunning scenery of the central highlands.

GREEN COURSE

A great beginners trip for individuals wanting to experience travelling by canoe and camping under the stars for the first time.

Intro to Canoe Skills Itinerary

Based from The Bunkhouse in Aberfeldy we will depart each morning to a local venue best suited for the group. Everyday we will look to build your canoeing skills, from basic principles like packing your boat for the day to controlling your boat on flat and moving water, this is the perfect week to boost your knowledge and confidence!

 

Improver Canoe Skills Itinerary

The Improver course takes the foundations laid on the Intro course and looks to build and expand on them whilst travelling through Highland Perthshire. You will look at more skills to deploy in both moving and open water and play with techniques such as lining and poling. Everyday will provide another venue that is perfect to give you an unforgettable experience whilst letting you take advantage of the expert tuition our guides can provide!

Beyond Adventure will provide all necessary group equipment including waterproof barrels, camp seats, tents, cooking utensils, maps, group shelters as well as all necessary personal paddling equipment.

Personal Equipment 

3 season sleeping bag

Lightweight sleeping mat or thermarest

Waterproof jacket and trousers

Fleece jacket x2

Warm hat

Sun hat ideally with a peak or brim

Quick drying lightweight trousers x 2

Base layers - thermal tops and bottoms

Tee shirts x2 (thermal fabric - not cotton)

Gloves, wool is still warm when wet

Paddling footwear (could be wellies, trainers or old boots, but make sure comfortable when kneeling)

Camp footwear - sandals, trainers or lightweight boots

1 litre water bottle (minimum)

Sun glasses and sunscreen

Personal first aid including blister kit and insect repellant

Midge net & midge repellant (Scotland in summer)

Light weight wash kit (with biodegradable soap)

A few plastic carrier bags (to separate wet/dry clothes if necessary)

Lightweight towel

Headtorch plus spare battery

Camera

Personal Medication 

 

You will be able to leave extra clothes worn for travelling in the vehicle whilst we are on expedition.

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