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Description

RIVER AND SEA CANOEING SCOTLAND – includes mini expedition – Argyll -  July 2024    

Experience some of Scotland’s classic rivers and sea lochs all with stunning scenery and wildlife. 

As well as the freshwater Loch Eck being a short distance from our Centre, we have a great canoeing river right on our doorstep, the river Eachaig.  Our experienced instructors will coach and prepare you for a number of expedition opportunities.

Join us for 5 days/4 nights at Benmore Outdoor Centre for an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a canoeist and have the potential of gaining British Canoeing personal performance awards. 

The course fee includes accommodation, food, instruction, use of canoes, paddles, buoyancy aids & helmets and expedition equipment*.

Course Aims:  

  • Develop your personal canoeing skills on both flat and moving water with coaching and support from Benmore instructors.  
  • journey in and learn how to help protect Scotland’s amazing natural landscapes.  
  • Learn how to become a more independent canoeist with skills in planning and completing a multi-day paddling river trip and Camp craft expedition skills. 
  • Potential of gaining British Canoeing personal performance awards

What you will take away:  

  • Loads of memorable experiences & new skills  
  • The opportunity of meeting new and likeminded people 
  • An experience of some of Scotland beautiful wilderness 
  • The chance of gaining a British Canoeing Canoe Personal Performance Award  (additional registration fees will apply)    

Previous experience:  

  • This course is open to anyone with good water confidence and some experience paddling canoes either on flat or moving water at a basic level and have a good level of fitness.

Date: 15-19 July 2024

Ratio: 1:6  

*Participants have the choice to use their Canoeing and expedition equipment, Benmore will need to check on arrival that it is suitable for use on the course.  

*Exped equipment - including tents, sleeping bags, roll mats & stoves

Event Details

Availability:5
Reservations Until:05/07/2024 12:00 AM
Starts on:15/07/2024 12:00 PM
Ends on:19/07/2024 02:00 PM
Location:Benmore Outdoor Centre, by Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8QX

Reservation

Price:
£ 495.00