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The Great Glen Hostel, South Laggan, Spean Bridge PH34 4EA

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01809 501459

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In Your Element outdoor experiences

In Your Element is an outdoor experiences company, which operates near Inverness and Loch Ness, along with various other locations across Scotland. Services include scheduled canoeing and gorge walking activities. Along with bespoke group activities such as abseiling, climbing, mountain biking, archery, canoeing and kayaking. In addition, they offer canoe and kayak hire and group mountain bike hire.

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Flexibility and tailor made experiences

Scheduled and bespoke activities

IYE offers a range of scheduled activities which you can join, organised at fixed locations, times and dates, with a limited number of spaces. These include guided canoe tours and gorge walking adventures.

For more flexibility, they can tailor activities just for you. Private group bookings are available where you can choose from a variety of options, for example, abseiling, climbing, mountain biking, archery, canoeing and kayaking.

Experiences can be tailored to each group, based on age and ability. Many activities are family-friendly, although there may be minimum age restrictions.

Boat and Mountain Bike Hire

If you wish to hire a canoe or kayak, plus equipment, IYE can help. Furthermore, they offer boat and equipment hire, expedition outfitting and shuttle transport. Servicing the Great Glen Canoe Trail, Glen Affric, West Coast and North West Scotland, River Beauly and Moray Coast there is much to explore!

There is also the option for group mountain bike hire (minimum of 5 bikes). Helmets are included. You can collect them yourself or they can deliver and collect them for an additional fee.

Book your outdoor adventure

Inverness and Loch Ness is a magical place to enjoy these fun outdoor experiences. Surrounded by stunning Highland landscapes, it’s the perfect setting for adventure and fun! For more information about what’s on offer, see the In Your Element website. You can contact them here if you’re ready to book or have any questions or queries.

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Paddlesports and adventures

Explore Highland is an outdoor paddle sports company based in Inverness, which offers a range of activities for all ages and abilities. Services include canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle board experiences. Along with boat and equipment hire, guided trips and skills courses. Experiences are led by Donald Macpherson, local paddle sports expert and coach, who offers a wide range of adventures right here in the Scottish Highlands.

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Explore this spectacular area by water!

Canoeing and kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking are boating activities, where you sit in a canoe or kayak and use a paddle to move over the water. The two activities are similar, but the boats have different designs and use different paddling techniques.

With Explore Highland, you can hire canoes and equipment. Or you cake take part in guided experiences by canoe, sea kayak or white water kayak. These include half-day and full-day options. As well as bespoke expeditions and adventures. There are many popular locations around the Highlands suitable for paddling. Such as the Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness, Aigas Gorge, River Spey and the Great Glen.

 

Stand up paddleboarding (SUP)

Stand up paddleboarding is a popular water sport, where you use a large, board and a single blade paddle to move across the water. You can paddle on your knees and then progress to standing up when you get your balance.

Inflatable stand up paddleboards (ISUPs) are available for hire at Explore Highland. These can be used in suitable canals, lochs and sheltered coastal waters, but not in rivers. There are also a number of SUP guided sessions and trips to choose from.

How to book

Planned open group trips, private group bookings and canoe and paddleboard hire services are available to book on the Explore Highlands website. Either by booking online or filling in the relevant booking form. If you need any help or have any questions you can contact Donald here.

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Unit 4B, 23 Harbour Rd, Inverness IV1 1SY

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