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River Trips

Kingussie to Loch Insh

The perfect relaxing day out, suitable for anyone who can already paddle a canoe this is a flat section of meandering river you can able down at your leisure

Novices we recommend at least a 1 hour lesson before you tackle this on your own or join one of our guided trips and benefit from expert instruction all day

October River Trip Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Departing at 11am

Please contact us direct if there is a date that is most suitable and not bookable on this website. Contact Us: beach@lochinsh.co.uk

Normal trip time is around 3 hours on the river, although you can take all day if you wish, just be back before 5pm

Note: Weather on the day may cause us to cancel or postpone trips in extreme circumstances.

Whats provided Choice of craft:
Old town Canoe
Sit on Top Kayak
Stand Up Paddle Board

Paddles
Dry bags
Buoyancy aids
Transport to Kingussie
What to bring Packed lunch - These can be ordered from the Boat House Restaurant at Loch Insh (pre order is advisable).
Plenty of water
A change of clothes incase of capsize
Warm clothes
Sun protection
Extras you can hire Waterproofs £10
Thermos flask for hot drinks
Departure time 11am please be 15 minutes early to get kitted up
Minimum Age 4 years

Spey descent

The Spey Descent is one of Scotlands Classic Canoe river trips. Loch Insh flows into the River Spey then all the way to the sea. Why not tackle the whole river with our experienced & professional Canoe guides over a period of 5 days.
Wild Camping on the banks of the river and hearing about the history of the Spey and why it is famous for Whiskey! Maybe even try a dram or two!

Instructors take you from novice to competent paddler over the course of 5 days make lasting friendships along the way.

Boat & equipment hire is available for self guided River Spey descents. Please contact us direct to discuss.

Spey Bay back to Loch Insh Shuttle is £140.00.
Contact us direct to check availability & book.

"Excellent, shuttle service from Spey Bay. If you are doing the river spey by canoe look no further for shuttle and accommodation." Jeffery Stewart; Google Review 5/5

Try SUP for a challenge

Bored of flat water? Have a go paddle boarding down the easy section from Kingussie for a fun new challenge, great fun with a stiff southwest wind blowing you downstream you hardly need to paddle.

If there's a few of you why not take the jumbo and have a laugh all the way down working as a team for the day. 4 - 5 adults max for the jumbo to work best.

Need a bigger challenge

Paddle boarding

SUP is the fastest growing water sport in the world right now and is surprisingly easy to get the hang of

The Kingussie river trip is great fun on the SUP's if you want something a little more challenging.

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Want more?

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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