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Explore the best of Scotland's west coast and inshore islands on this accommodation-based sea kayaking holiday. Visit Loch Linnhe, Sound of Mull, Loch Sunart and Sound of Arisaig, enjoying a hot shower and comfortable bed at the end of each day!


£1,175 per person

Duration: 6 days, 5 nights
Departures: Various departures available from June to September
Start point: Oban
End point: Oban

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Sea Kayaking Holiday on the West Coast of Scotland

The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail is Europe's first long distance sea kayak trail, stretching from Gigha in the south to the wonderful Summer Isles in the north. The trail was created by sea-kayaking videographer Simon Willis to encourage sea kayakers to explore Scotland's west coast, and has quickly been recognised as one of the best sea kayaking journeys to be found anywhere in the world.

Our award-winning trip is designed to allow you to experience some of the best parts of the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail over a number of day trips. Rather than camping, accommodation is provided a couple of sea kayaker friendly west coast inns, meaning that you always have somewhere warm and dry to return to after a day on the water.

This trip will introduce you to wonderful coastlines such as the isles of Gigha, Luing and Seil, Loch Craignish and Loch Melfort. Each day, we move a little further north, enjoying some of the best sea kayaking to be found along the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail.

The Trail itself is completely unmarked and undeveloped so the sea kayaking offered is a pristine experience. Under the watchful eye of our experienced guides, you can develop your sea kayaking skills while discovering the amazing seascapes and wildlife of Scotland’s west coast.

At the end of each day, you can enjoy a hot shower and a visit to the local restaurant or pub for dinner before snuggling down with your duvet in our cosy accommodation. If (like some of us) you enjoy your kayaking and your home comforts in equal measure, then look no further than this itinerary!

What price includes

  • 2 nights at a small hotel near Loch Fyn
  • 3 nights at a hotel on the shores of Loch Melfort
  • most meals included
  • All transport during the trip
  • A guided tour of the Oban Distillery on the last day
  • Sea kayaking equipment and knowledgeable sea kayak guide



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Meeting point:
Oban railway station

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Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Oban Railway Station.

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Oban railway station

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