river kayak &  touring kayak hire for  paddling adventures in wild and rugged  places

All kayak  hire packages include paddles, buoyancy aids. We offer 1 free  BDH bottle per kayak to keep your phones and wallets dry and safe e; plus 1 free set of trolley wheels per group hire; one spare paddle per boat; along with additional trolley wheels if needed ( not normally for river “tupper ware” kayaks. Long John wet suits are also available for hire if required.

River Kayaks:

We have a small  fleet of river kayaks of low – high volume. These are not appropriate for long distance paddling or overnight camping – such as the  Great Glen Canoe Trail : but great for an introduction to moving and white water – but not for beginners.

  • Daggers (Plastic); WildThing; RTM Zoom; RTM Nino (Kids); Pyranha Master; Corsica S; Pyranha 279.
  • Dagger Red Line
  • Boss x 1

Double Tourer Kayaks:

  • Double Tourer (GF) x 3
 Loading kayaks  – How much gear can we carry in a kayak ?

We are frequently asked how much gear folks can carry in kayaks on overnight trips. The river kayaks are really only of use for one day paddles with little room for carrying overnight gear. These weights include the weight of all “bodies!

Purely as a guideline:-

  • Double touring kayaks 17’5″ have a maximum load capacity of 270 kg / 600 lbs. In a 2 man kayak  if there are 2 paddlers of approx. the same weight (approx. 9st 10lbs per person)  this will leave approx 322  lbs gear carrying capacity between 2 paddlers. These are excellent for stability & rolling, speed, comfort; great for maneoverability, stability & rolling.

Prices: as a guideline :

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River KayakFrom: £51 for 2 days – £ 135 for 6 days
Double Tourer (GF)From: £69 for 2 days – £ 180 for 6 days

Kayak Expedition Sundries

These can include: Dry Bags – small – medium, canoe trolley wheels, roof racs, sailing rig, tie on straps, rafting poles. These are charged for independently. Trolley wheels are strongly recommended for the Great Glen and some other NW Highlands journeys.  The hire of full expedition camping gear is another option we can offer to complete the full package.

Security Deposit:

There is £ 150 refundable security deposit payable on each kayak before you leave us. This is payable by cash or cheque only and is refunded when the boats are returned to us in an undamaged and clean condition