Duckies in the Great Glen

Duckies

Duckies are great fun for everyone; families and youth groups can enjoy the bounce and splash of River Oich trips.  Adult groups such as stag and hen parties may opt for the exhilarating experience of the Grade 3 waters of the river Garry.

Covid-19

There will not be the normal open activities this summer due to Covid restrictions. All activities are available at fixed rates depending on the group size

Duckies – what are they?

Duckies are essentially an inflatable canoe.  The boat sits two or three people and you can paddle them using either a canoe or kayak paddle. They are very stable but in the event of capsizing they are easy to climb back into without having to go ashore.  The boats sit close to the water and are self bailing so no need to keep emptying if you happen to take a swim!

They are a wonderful combination of rafts mixed with canoes and provide the best of both worlds for river descents. They are nice and close to the water meaning a fun bouncy ride down all the rapids.

Duckies are an all year round activity. River conditions can vary with the seasons. The conditions are generally pleasant in Summer with warmer temperatures while the higher water levels are normally during the Spring/Autumn.

*Discounts for under 16s. *Must be accompanied by at least one adult.

What to bring?
Towel, Dry Shoes, Lunch & Drink, Swimwear & Shorts

Testimonials

  • “So much fun! you have to try this” Kate, Oct 16
  • “Didnt know what a duckie before coming on a trip with Active Outdoor Pursuits! Fantastic day on the river, great way activity, Made our holiday and the children loved it!” Sandra & Kyle July 16

Check out our White Water Rafting Video Below

Private 1:1 Instruction!

If you wish to book a instructor specifically for you or your group. Simply fill in an enquiry form by clicking the button to the right or drop us a ring on 01540 210 000. Private instructor rates start from £225.00 on a 1:1 ratio, additional adults £50.00 and children £25.00

Why not check out our canyoning if you are after other activities. Or our Facebook for photos of recent trips.

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