Canoeing on the iconic Loch Maree, landing at Isle Maree and the penny tree

Water Sports in Scotland
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Tour description

Canoe Loch Maree – A canoe or kayak on Loch Maree and around its islands is a wonderful experience. • Isle Maree, has the remains of a chapel, graveyard, holy well, and holy tree. Isle Maree also attracted the sick and the insane, who drank from its holy well and plunged into the loch three times in the hope of a cure. • The same island also contains ancient stands of oak and holly which have been linked with ancient Scottish druids. • Follow in the footsteps of Queen Victoria • A major feature of the Loch is the large number of islands which it holds,the larger contain pristine remnants of ancient Caledonian Pinewood. Some of these Scots Pine trees are over 350 years old, and stand on ground which has changed little in the last 8000 years.We provide all the equipment you need including canoes, buoyancy aids and paddles. All you need to bring is some lunch and a sense of adventure.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productOpen boating round Loch MareeDuration: 6 hoursLocation: Gairloch Canoe and Kayak Centre, Gairloch, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

What's included

  • Hire of canoe, paddle and buoyancy aid
  • All activities
  • Professional, qualified guide
  • Groups first aid equipment, radio and emergency flares
  • Entry/Admission - Gairloch Canoe and Kayak Centre

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities