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Duckies in the Great Glen

From: £29.50

Duckies

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

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.  No previous experience is required except for the River Orchy.
Meet The Rivers…DurationLocationGrade
River SpeyAll DayAviemore & Cairngorms2
River FindhornAll DayAviemore & Cairngorms3-4
River DoonAll DayActive Ayrshire, Craigengillan2-3
River NithAll DayActive Ayrshire, Craigengillan3-4
River TayAll DayPerthshire & Central Scotland2-3
River GarryAll DayAviemore & Cairngorms3
River DeeAll DayAviemore & Cairngorms2-3
River OrchyAll DayPerthshire & Central Scotland2-4
*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

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. We will be happy to tailor any activity or course to suit your wants and needs. Private instructor rates start from £225.00

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