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Open Canoeing

Hire available anytime

Hire available daily 9:00am - 5:00pm April - November

Canoes allow you to enjoy getting out on the water in comfort and stay completely dry whilst doing so.

Canoes are best enjoyed in pairs, although all of our boats have space for a small one in the middle.
Our 4-man boats are perfect for 2 adults and 2 small children to get out and enjoy the canoeing experience together.

Canoes are a great way to experience the diverse ecosystems around Loch Insh. Depending on wind conditions, you have the option to head north-east of the Centre, exploring the island downstream, keep an eye out for the Osprey nest! Or seek out the canal to the South West and head upstream and explore the the Insh Marshes Nature Reserve.

45 Minute Hire 2 man boat £20
3 man boat £25
4 man boat
£30
1.5 Hour Hire 2 man boat £25
3 man boat £35
4 man boat
£45
Whats provided Canoe
Buoyancy aid
Paddles
Dry Bag
What to bring Welly or walking boots if possible,
Waterproofs (can be hired from us if required)
Warm sensible clothing you don't mind getting wet
Group session Minimum age 8 years
Private lesson Minimum age 4 years

Group Taster Sessions

Canoeing is really accessible and most people can easily hire without needing a lesson first. However, if you'd like to build some confidence first with one of our fun and experienced instructors, try a Group Taster Session, £25pp for an hour. Call 01540 651 294 to enquire and book.

Kingussie to Loch Insh River Trip

Ready to explore a bit more?
Our Self-guided Kingussie to Loch Insh Trip is a great option for those wanting to explore a bit further afield, along a tranquil section of the Spey River.
Cruise your way back, over 3-5 hours, and take a picnic to enjoy at a beach along the way.

Including equipment hire and drop off in Kingussie:
£40pp Canoe
£60pp SUP board or Kayak
(Above prices based on group bookings, £75 for a single person)

One on One

Private lessons

Our great instructors are available for private lessons whenever you like

Give us a call at the beach and we'll get you booked in

01540 651 294

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Paddlesport Courses

Book on to one of our awesome two day kayak - canoe courses and explore the Spey whilst learning more advanced skills along the way

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